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Just a few updates here to keep everyone in the loop and to share some exciting offers and developments! Holiday Special We're offering 10% off all orders and free shipping now through January 2nd. Just use the coupon code "holidays2018" to get the deal! Our Rogue SI and RSI paddles are in stock in 8 colors and ship the same day that you order them, for free! Holiday shipping can be hectic, so if you want to get yours by December 25th, be sure to order ASAP!  USAPA Approval Our Rogue SI and Rogue RSI paddles are now USAPA approved,...

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Part 3: The Results After reading What is Gel-Core Technology? Part 2: Gel-Core Elastomer-Infusion, all of this might just sound to you like clever marketing talk and if we were reading it, we'd probably feel the same way. That's exactly why we don't talk unless we have the data to back it up. It's part of our core credo at Players Pickleball. We test, analyze, redesign, and repeat the process until we have measurable improvements, not just on the court or in the lab, but both--and we never make claims unless we can back them up. So how, then, do...

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If you haven't already, be sure to read  What is Gel-Core Technology? Part 1: Background where we discuss the pros and cons of the two most popular paddle core types, nomex and polypropylene and our desire to find a middle ground between the two that makes the most of each's benefits while minimizing their drawbacks. Our solution is an entirely new hybrid material made possible by our proprietary manufacturing techniques. Without giving away too many secrets, we use an aramid honeycomb material that has been infused with an elastomeric material within the paddle face. We are able to fine-tune the infusion...

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This is the first installment of our 3-part series explaining our all-new Gel-Core technology. We're eager to share this with the world; but first, a little background: What is Gel-Core Technology? Part 1: Background Most pickleball players, whether they know it or not, are familiar with the material known as "nomex". It's a paper-like material that when paired with resin and shaped into a honeycomb configuration becomes an ultralight, semi-rigid structure ideal for sandwiching between two flat surfaces to create a light and stiff panel. If you've ever been in a commercial airplane, you were likely surrounded by nomex as...

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We just wanted to post an update on our progress over the last few weeks! Kickstarter Update Things are moving along nicely, though a little more slowly than we'd anticipated. More on that in a moment, but first, we continue to gather excellent feedback from our beta testers on the prototype paddles. Through that feedback, we've finalized a selection of seven cores that will be available as part of the Mix & Match Signature Series paddles. They are: Wide-tow carbon fiber over nomex (with 2 different fiber orientation options for different play characteristics) Wide-tow carbon fiber over polypropylene (with 2...

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