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Project by spamfilterman posted 1437 days ago 1278 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We play a lot of ping pong at work during lunch.
I’ve been tired on working on a large tv stand that will never end, so I whipped this up during the weekend.
It’s styled like a particular paddle where you put your hand inside the paddle… there’s no handle.
I have no clue if it will work well or not, but it should be fun.
The body is made of 1/4” ply, the spacers are mahogany. I wrapped a couple of the spacers in that rubber wrap made for tennis rackets.





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clieb91

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#1 posted 1437 days ago

Neat looking paddle never seen one like it. Let us know if it improves the game.

CtL

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spamfilterman

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#2 posted 1412 days ago

nope, it sure didn’t improve my game. I never use it anymore.
It actually broke the first day, but it was well worth the laughs. I’ve repaired it – now at version 1.5. I cut off the non-padded area at the bottom. We found that it was restricting your wrist’s motion.

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wfsdno

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#3 posted 1404 days ago

Awesome Idea with the Ping Pong Paddle. Where did you get the rubber pad?

Thanks, Roger

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spamfilterman

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#4 posted 1404 days ago

I took the rubber off a cheap paddle bought at Academy.
I looked into buying rubber on the internet, but it all looked too expensive.

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wfsdno

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#5 posted 1404 days ago

Okay, Thanks.

Roger

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