Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor Review

Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor
Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor

Overview

The Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor is a well built, high quality and yet still affordable outdoor table with a very high quality table top. The table top is sealed with an aluminum composite so that it can withstand weather conditions and sudden changes in temperature or humidity. These types of conditions can normally cause tables to warp, crack or lose their paint. This table was specifically built to be able to endure the elements and not breakdown or have the weather in any way negatively affect the playing surface. The table top surface is also scratch and fade resistant and will stand up to UV rays which is great if you live in a place with a lot of heat.

Specifications

  • All Four Edges of Each Top Half Internally Supported by Square Aluminum Tubing and All Outer Edges are Protected and Supported by a 1in Aluminum Apron. Apron Design Cradles Table Top to Resist Warping
  • Patented Safety-Fold with Dual Lock Safety to Prevent Unintended Opening or Closing of Table
  • Assembled Dimensions: 108in L x 60in W x 30in H / Weight: 114 lbs / Folded Dimensions: 22in W x 66.75in H x 72in L
  • Playing Surface: 7/8in Thick Absolutely Weatherproof Sealed Aluminum Composite Tournament Top with Proprietary ALU-TEC Climate-Control Underside that Controls Expansion and Contraction Due to Weather Changes
  • Tournament Lines are smooth and even with Playing Surface. Unique Water Based Paint and Topcoat are UV, Scratch and Fade Resistant / Certified True Tournament Bounce for Unmatched Quality and Performance

The Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor is a solid table by Kettler, a company that is known for building high quality, long lasting, german-engineered tables that have exceptionally good attention to detail.  Other great features of this table include the  special locking systems that make sure the table doesn’t fall down or collapse on someone moving it.  The tables also featuers swiveling ball-bearing wheels that each lock individually which provides a stable playing experience while still being a mobile table that you can take in and out of storage easily. Another great feature is playback mode, you can set up the table so that you can play by yourself or practice your defensive skills against a playback wall.

The Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor also includes a attached paddle holder and ball holder on the side of the table. This is a nice extra added convenience that actually comes in quite handy. If you’re someone who often misplaced balls and paddles this might actually be a big upside of this table for you.

Conclusion

The Kettler Match 5.0 Outdoor is a solidly built table that is put together with true german engineering. It’s a table thats built with high end materials that are made to last and stand up to extreme weather conditions, temperatures, humidity and general outdoor abuse. The Match 5.0 also has some nice extra features that are often overlooked in tables including high quality wheels for transporting in and out of storage, ball and paddle holders for ease of use and convenience as well as folding and locking mechanisms that make the table a great buy.

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