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Looking for a new paddle with good feel and touch

1 year 1 week ago #106 by Greg Killmaster
I just started playing and can tell I'm going to play forever, and I’ve been looking for a new paddle for a couple months. I’d like to find one that has a soft feeling so I can better feel the ball on the paddle. Right now I’ve been using a Amazing Aces paddle and it feels like a very stiff board and can’t feel the ball on the paddle at all!

I’ve narrowed it down to the 12 paddles below (in loose order of interest) and would love input on them. I’m more interested about how the paddle feels than the stats, though of course it would be great to find one that is good in all attributes like spin, power, control and touch but I know that’s not possible. Here is my finals list. The Price Response Pro is at the top just based on watching reviews and the enthusiasm factor and people describing the feeling of control and large sweet spot. I don't want a super stiff paddle any more ;)

Please let me know if there’s one you love most that is not on this list:

1. Prince Response Pro
2. Players Pickleball Rogue 2
3. Gearbox GX6
4. ProKennex Kinetic Pro Speed II (or one of the newer models)
5. Engage Encore EX 6.0
6. Paddletek Tempest Wave Pro
7. Engage Elite Pro Maverick
8. Head Gravity Lite
9. Babolat Rebel Touch
10. Pro-Lite Titan Black Diamond
11. Selkirk S2 or amped?
12. Gamma Compass

Many thanks!!!
Greg K.

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11 months 2 weeks ago #108 by Cristal Firestone
Hi Greg, I'd have to pick your #6, Paddletek Tempest & I'm loving my Ben John's Franklin paddle too! Happy Dinking!

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6 months 4 days ago #119 by Tom Vachter
Second vote for # 6. Good touch, control and spin.

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1 month 1 week ago #148 by kale mon
2. Players Pickleball Rogue 2
love the all around play of this paddle, surprisingly generates a lot of spin, enough power to stroke from back court and nice feel on the dinks, must be the gel runners inside. aloha from maui

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2 weeks 6 days ago #150 by max owono
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