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Gearbox Pickleball Paddles

Technology-forward paddle manufacturer, Gearbox Pickleball, has landed at PBC! A company created by an athlete, for athletes, Gearbox has quickly become known for their innovative designs, engineering, and materials. Browse the full line of Gearbox equipment here, then call our experts for the best advice in the industry.
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The Gearbox GX6 Control Pickleball Paddle is available in black-and-green with a 7.8 ounce weight, or black-and-red with an 8.5 ounce weight, and in two grip circumference options. Gearbox GX6 Control Pickleball Paddle

A long 16 5/8" paddle with a generous 5 5/8" long handle adding up to great reach, power, and follow-through. Made with a patented graphite chamber core for supreme consistency and durability.

Mid-Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $149.99

The Gearbox GX6 Power Pickleball Paddle is available in black and neon yellow with a 7.8 ounce weight, or the Joey Farias signature model in black and blue with an 8.5 ounce weight, and in two grip circumference options. Gearbox GX6 Power Pickleball Paddle

An elongated 16 5/8" paddle with an extended handle, ideal for strong players who want explosive power, consistency, and spin. Graphite chambered core yields consistent feedback and impressive durability.

Mid-Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $149.99

The Gearbox GX5 Control Pickleball Paddle is available in red with a 7.8 ounce weight, or orange with an 8.5 ounce weight, and in two grip circumference options. Gearbox GX5 Control Pickleball Paddle

Slim, edgeless paddle with a huge sweet spot, added spin tech, and a patented solid span core made of graphite chambers which create amazing responsiveness.

Mid-Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $149.99
The Gearbox GX5 Power Pickleball Paddle is available in green with a 7.8 ounce weight, or blue with an 8.5 ounce weight, and in two grip circumference options. Gearbox GX5 Power Pickleball Paddle

Extra reactive paddle that enhances hand speed, spin, and striking power thanks to patented core materials and design. Edgeless frame with broad surface area.

Mid-Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $149.99
The Gearbox CP7 Poly Core Pickleball Paddle with an elongated shape, is available in black and green at 7.8 ounces, or black and blue at 8.5 ounces. Gearbox CP7 Pickleball Paddle

Long 16 1/2" paddle with roomy handle, remarkable reach, control, and seamless spin. Two weights available for speed and power.

Mid-Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $99.99

Gearbox GH7 Plus Fiberglass Composite Pickleball Paddle available in blue/green or red/yellow color options. Gearbox GH7 Plus Pickleball Paddle

Hand-laid glass fiber face and Hyper Bite surface texture deliver spin, pop, and consistent play. Enjoy control, durability, and great feel at a great price.

Midweight/Small Grip

Price $74.99
Black Gearbox Paddle Cover features a small zippered accessory pocket on the back, roomy enough for two paddles, with Gearbox logo in red and white on one side. Gearbox Paddle Case

A convenient case that fully covers up to two paddles with an extra zippered storage pocket on the back for accessories, keys, or phone.

Price $14.99
The smooth wrap pickleball grip from Gearbox is a flat and moderately tacky grip, offered in five different color. Available in black, blue, hot pink, red or white. Gearbox Smooth Wrap Pickleball Grip

A sleek and tacky grip that has an extra felt backing for added cushioning and comfort. Available in five colors, including blue, hot pink, red, white, and black. One per package.

Price $6.99
The Gearbox Ridgeback Pickleball Grip with a sewn-in ridge at the center is offered in black. Gearbox Ridgeback Pickleball Grip

A highly textured and perforated grip that absorbs moisture and creates grooves for your fingers to securely hold onto a paddle's handle.

Price $6.99
Gearbox Moisture Absorption Pickleball Grip for sweat-free palms during the most heated play; available in black or blue. Gearbox Moisture Absorption Pickleball Grip

A slim and perforated grip that pulls sweat into a felt backing for absorption. Comfortably cushioned with reliable tack.

Price $6.99
Gearbox Protective Paddle Bumper Tape 3-pack available in black or white, two size options, with Gearbox logo printed along the entire length. Gearbox Protective Bumper Tape 3-pack

Nylon fiber tape that adheres to the edge of your paddle's head for added protection from minor scrapes and cosmetic damage. 2 colors, 2 sizes.

Price $6.00

Gearbox - Rethinking How Pickleball Paddles Are Made

"Invention with Intention" is the Name of the Game at Gearbox!

It's not often an equipment manufacturer comes along and completely rethinks how a paddle could be made. Rafael Filippini is one such visionary. After 25 years in the composites industry, and leaning on his experience as a professional racquetball player he decided to embark upon his dream of launching a leading equipment brand developed by an athlete, for athletes. So, in 2007, he founded Gearbox and set upon improving racquetball racquets. Experiencing quick success Gearbox expanded into other sports, including pickleball. Beyond edgy apparel and high-quality accessories, Gearbox has become known for rethinking pickleball paddles by using what they call Solid Span Technology (or SST)...and builds them from the core, out.

SST is a patented technique which uses high-strength, unidirectional carbon fiber chambers laid at specific angles and organized section by section to create the core of the paddle (not polypropylene honeycomb, as in most pickleball paddles). Once assembled, the entire structure including the frame, face, and handle are set into a mold to heat, pressurize, and cure. Once cooled the resulting structure is a one-piece, unibody paddle comprised of the solid span core, front and back faces, and the handle. Through this process Gearbox adheres to precise specifications for their Solid Span paddles in terms of control, power, weight distribution, vibration, paddle thickness, durability, and much more. Finally, this process solves some lingering issues with other manufacturing techniques such as paddles snapping at the neck, and face/core delamination.

Gearbox SST paddles also incorporate a carbon fiber edgeless frame and "hyper bite" spin technology. The edgeless frame serves to expand the sweet spot, minimize mis-hits, and improve the durability of their paddles. Traditional rubber edge guards, on the other hand, can come unglued affecting the performance of a paddle. And hyper-bite is a surface texturing technique which imparts a better ball/paddle bite upon contact, providing the player an ability to spin pickleballs on demand.

Paddles in the Gearbox line which are constructed using this patented Solid Span Technology include the elongated GX6 Control and GX6 Power models, the more traditionally-shaped GX5 Control and GX5 Power models. To round out their line Gearbox also produces superior-quality paddles with a polypropylene honeycomb core. These models feature a 12mm (0.47") thick core, a comfortable molded urethane foam handle, and the same hyper-bite spin technology included on their higher-end models. The elongated CP7 paddle features a face material comprised of a blend of carbon fiber and fiberglass, while the more traditionally-shaped GH7+ paddle receives a 6-ply fiberglass hitting surface.

Whichever way you go, when shopping for your next pickleball paddle you must put Gearbox on your list. And with Pickleball Central's 30-day Paddle Test Drive policy you can buy with confidence, play with your new paddle as much as you like, and still return it to us up to 30 days later for a full refund if you're anything less than 100% satisfied. We're not here to simply sell you a paddle, we're here to put the right equipment in your hand to improve your skills and love of the game!