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Vintage Champion 1.0 Graphite Paddle
Vintage Champion 1.0 Graphite Paddle

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Product Code: PB1195



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Vintage Champion 1.0 Graphite Pickleball Paddle

You SAVE $30 (MSRP $79.99)

The Champion Graphite Pickleball Paddle by Pickleball Inc. is our most popular paddle. It was one of the original honeycomb paddles and has set the standard for paddle design for several decades. This paddle is perfect for many players and is a true classic. With its ideal face shape, sturdy edge guard and quality construction, you can't go wrong with a Graphite Champion paddle.

The small grip features a black grip tape with minor cushion. The small grip is recommended for young people or people with small hands. The larger is grip is sold out.

The minimalistic paddle is painted with a solid color background and a white screen print on top of a widebody graphite face. This large 8-1/8” face width gives players lots of hitting surface, which beginners love. The reviews prove that the Champion Graphite paddle is definitely a winner in the pickleball community.

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 44 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Just a beginner April 2, 2018
Reviewer: Frederick Weisholz from Putnam Valley, NY United States  
Excellent buy. So far it plays great.

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OK for beginner March 26, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from The Villages , FL United States  
Good graphite paddle for beginners. Be aware that the highly responsive part of the paddle (sweet spot) that delivers good power and pop is a very small area only in the center of this paddle. There is a lot of space outside this sweet spot that is quite dead, resulting in lots of dead hits. For beginners this usually isn't such a big concern, but for intermediate and advanced players the small sweet spot is not desirable. PICKLEBALLCENTRAL RESPONSE: Thank you for your review of the Champion Graphite 1.0. I was curious about the “sweet spot” size that you referenced, so I went out and tested a couple of paddles. It seems consistent to me that the sweet spot extends to about an inch from the edgeguard, which by most standards, is not a small sweet spot.  If that is not your experience, let me know. It may be that you received a defective paddle.

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First Paddle March 24, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Columbus , IN United States  
My husband and I are just learning PB.  He likes the larger grip on this paddle and I am fine with the smaller one.  It appears sturdy, well constructed and medium priced.  Shipping was quick!

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Love my first pickleball paddle! March 22, 2018
Reviewer: ANN from MN United States  
My new paddle is great--super light, has good bounce, and the smaller grip is perfect for my hand as a small woman. Highly recommend this one! It was shipped very quickly and fuss-free. Thank you!

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Replacement Paddle March 22, 2018
Reviewer: Sandy Bishop from Alpharetta, GA United States  
Thank you for your very friendly and prompt service in replacing the Vintage Champion Paddle I had purchased.  I hope it is okay that I have been bragging on you guys to others in the Pickleball community that if they are looking for a paddle Pickleball Central is the place to look with pricing and awesome customer service.  
Hoping you received the old paddle you asked me to return.  I simply put it in the packaging that the replacement paddle arrived in.
Thanks again for all your help, so only one thing left to do and that's play Pickleball!
Best regards,
Sandy Bishop

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