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Z5 Graphite Paddle
Graphite Z5 Paddle, eye-catching design in eight colors options, black cushion grip

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Price $89.99

Product Code: STS01


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Z5 Graphite Pickleball Paddle

Graphite Z5 Pickleball Paddles are extremely popular in the pickleball world. They have a solid feel that is very attractive to pickleball players. You'll see the Z5 Graphite in the hands of players at the highest level of competition.

This superior-quality paddle has a classic pickleball shape and is well-balanced in the hand for great control and winning hits. The Graphite Z5 has a large hitting area thanks to its 8-1/8 wide face, which means the sweet spot on this paddle is big as well. This paddle weighs between 7.5 to 8.8 ounces- many players enjoy playing with paddles that fall within this range.

The giant distinctive Z on the paddle face is screen printed right onto the woven black graphite face. With a honeycomb graphic background, the Z5 pickleball paddle has a stunning design. The handle length is 5". Please note the manufacturer has changed the grip over the years, and the brand shown in our product image may not be the same as the style currently being sold.

The sheer number of glowing reviews for this paddle stands to prove that choosing the Graphite Z5 paddle is a fantastic decision youll never regret making.

Available in the following colors: yellow, purple, red, white, pink, green, blue and orange.

Here is a transcript of the video:
Hi, this is Steve Wong from Onix Pickleball. Were here at the US Open. Im here to talk about the Z5 Graphite Widebody paddle. This is a mid-weight paddle. This is great for beginner, intermediate and advanced players. This is one of the first paddles that I developed. It has the widebody face. Its a medium weight great for hitting ground strokes and nice volleys at the net. It has great power and one of the first designs that are widebody out there. It was the most popular paddle sold at PickleballCentral in 2015 and you can get yours at PickleballCentral. Thank you.
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Im Steve Wong with Onix Sports. Im here at the Pickleball Central warehouse in Kent Washington. Im here to talk about to you about the Graphite Z5 and the Composite Z5. Both are great paddles. They are two of the most popular paddles at Onix Sports. The Graphite paddle is about 7 to 8 ounces. Its um, one of our medium weight paddles as well. This paddle is a great paddle for touch. It has the wide-body surface so that you have a bigger sweet spot. Its one of the most popular paddles, like I said. Many people that convert over from tennis enjoy this paddle because of the wider hitting surface. Um, this is by far one of the most popular paddles that we sell. The other paddle that I have in my hand is a Composite Z5. Its really good for singles. It has more power than the Graphite model. It weighs about 8.9 ounces, for this one, but the range is usually between 8 and 9 ounces. This paddle has a sharp design. It really stands out on the court. Like I said its really good with the power and the long strokes, especially in singles. It has that wide body feel as well that tennis players or racquet ball players love. This is one of the top paddles out there as well. So check em out. Theyre Onix Sports paddles and you can purchase them at

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Hi, Im Heidi Wong with Onix Sports and today I have the Graphite Z5 paddle. The nice thing about this, is that it has a wide body, gives you a large sweet spot to hit that ball accurately. Graphite is nice because it gives you that control and touch that a lot of people really need when they play that net game in pickleball.

Thank you.

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Hi, my name is Kris Hatcher and I am playing here at the Nationals. And we are going into our third round. And weve been playing together for about two years, my partner and I. And we love our paddle; I love this paddle that makes us a winner. Thank you.

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The Z5?
The Z5. Thank you.

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 326 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Every aspect GREAT! April 24, 2017
Reviewer: Steve from Picture Rocks, PA United States  
1st - ordering was easy and delivery was faster than expected.  I was on the courts quickly and this paddle exceeded all my expectations.  Nice click, a little grit to surface (I use lots of spin), and a very nice close game touch.  Couldn't be more pleased.

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Z5 graphite paddle April 20, 2017
Reviewer: EO  
As a first time  pickle-ball player, the Z5 7.6  is working for me.  It was easy to exchange the paddles for a different weight.  I even bought another paddle.

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Good but shorter than advertised April 16, 2017
Reviewer: David R from Sherman, TX United States  
This is a solid paddle, with a balance of power and control. It was easy to get the feel of it the first time I played with it. My only disappointment is that the handle is 1/2" shorter than advertised, so the total paddle length is actually shorter than my Attack 2.0. I was expecting a little length extension.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
So far so good April 12, 2017
Reviewer: JR from Florida and Michigan  
Relative new and pulled a calf muscle last time out. Can't blame that on the paddle.

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Excellent for spin gurus April 10, 2017
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Vero Beach, FL United States  
Bought the Z5 due to the texture of the paddle face. This texture allows for more spin on the ball with less telltale motion  Love it!

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