Paddle Face & Edge Guard
The Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle face features Paddletek’s Textured Fiberglass Epoxy Hybrid facing. The Fiberglass paddle face gives you a super-responsive impact on the pickleball, while the lightweight materials make the paddle easy and fast to move with. On top of this, the textured epoxy hybrid surface makes the Bantam TS-5 excellent at controlling the pickleball. Firstly, you will find spinning the pickleball easier and more impactful, while the textured-face also gives you more cushioning and sense of touch around the net. The edge of paddle is protected by Paddletek’s 1/8″ edge guard which helps to distribute shock throughout the paddle face for smoother shots, while also providing additional protection and durability to the TS-5.
Many lightweight paddle lovers enjoy playing with lighter paddles because they are fast and easy to move with, the TS-5 gives you these same attributes whilst also providing plenty of power from the back of the court.
Dimensions & Weight
The Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle is a lightweight paddle that weighs between 7.0 – 7.5 ounces – making it the lightest pickleball paddle in the Bantam Series. The TS-5 measures 15 5/8″ long and has a 7 3/4″ paddle face, which makes it a little slimmer than the Bantam Ex-L. Despite this, the TS-5 still has plenty of room on the paddle face, with an oversized sweet spot that will help you convert your big winning-shots. What’s more, what you lose in paddle size, you make up for in speed. The Bantam TS-5 is a fast pickleball paddle that swings hard and fast, with excellent aerodynamic qualities. Combine this with the lightweight feel of the paddle, you have plenty of punch in the paddle.
Handle & Grip
The Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle handle measures 5″ long and features an Ultra Cushion High Tack Performance Grip. The paddle handle mimics a tennis-handle and has enough space for players who like to play two-handed backhands. That makes the TS-5 a very good paddle for tennis converts and those new to the sport. Likewise, the Ultra Cushion Grip provides excellent hold and control over the pickleball paddle, while the perforated surface on the grip is excellent at drawing moisture and sweat away from your palms. There is nothing worse than having your grip affected when playing a tight, close pickleball match – the Ultra Cushion High Tack Grip ensures that this is not an issue when playing with the Paddletek Bantam Ts-5.
Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle Review Summary
In summary, the Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle is a brilliant paddle if you are specifically looking for a lightweight paddle. The Bantam TS-5 is the lightest paddle in the Bantam Series, weighing between 7.0 – 7.5 ounces, yet features the same powerful PolyCore construction that makes the Sabre Pro and Ex-L such hard-hitters. With the inclusion of the Textured-Fiberglass Epoxy Hybrid paddle face, the Bantam TS-5 gives you great control and a delicate touch to spin and swerve the pickleball, while you lose nothing in terms of power when it comes to smashing the pickleball from the back of the court or overhead. Finally, touches like the Ultra Cushion High Tack Grip and Paddletek Edge Guard help package the Bantam TS-5 into a brilliant lightweight pickleball paddle that sits at the top of its weight division.
If you are looking for an epic lightweight paddle that will make you a better player – whether you are a beginner or pro-player, then the Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle is for you.
Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle
The Paddletek Bantam TS-5 Pickleball Paddle is the lightest Pickleball Paddle in the Paddletek Bantam Series. Combining Paddletek's powerful PolyCore Tech with a Textured-Fiberglass paddle face, the Bantam TS-5 is one of the best paddles in its weight division.
- Lightweight Pickleball Paddle Weighing Between 7.0 - 7.5 ounces
- PolyCore Technology Makes The Paddle Responsive & Powerful
- Textured Fiberglass Epoxy Hybrid Paddle Face Provides Epic Spin & Control
- Includes Ultra Cushion High Tack Performance Grip For Awesome Hold