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The Curated Take
Paddle is priced well and easy to hit with for the beginner to early intermediate level player. The 16mm thickness provides control and helpful with generating power especially with the weight range of 7.9-8.3 ounces. The slightly longer handle provides extra reach especially at the kitchen line and if players prefer a 2-handed backhand.
- Control due to 16mm thickness
- Textured paddle face for slice and spin.
- Slightly longer handle for extra reach.
- Grip size typically comes in 4 1/2 which is on the larger side.
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