Electrum Model E 16mm Graphite Pickleball Paddle

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Elongated 16 1/2" paddle with a thicker core, highly textured carbon fiber face, and full-cell core design which yields consistent feel and accurate placement.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Electrum Model E 16mm Graphite Paddle

The Electrum Model E Pickleball Paddle has a long 16 1/2" length so players get the characteristic Electrum spin and precision in a shape that results in excellent reach and follow through. It allows for easier lob returns, groundstrokes and potent serves. The face is made from high quality Toray carbon fiber which has a texture to grip pickleballs for controlled placement. The core of the Model E, at 16mm (0.63"), is thicker than that of the Electrum Pro Paddle, which means all-out power is tempered a bit for the sake of increased control. What power the Model E does deliver is by way of the additional leverage a player experiences when striking balls toward the top of an elongated paddle. And, as with the Pro, the E uses only full cells of polypropylene in the core to create a consistently responsive feel and fantastic durability.

The Model E Graphite Paddle maintains a fairly long handle measuring 5 1/4", making it possible to perform double-handed backhands. The grip has a large circumference (4-1/2") which provides cushioning for the handle and is wrapped with a leather grip which not only feels luxurious but resists wear and moisture better than rubber grips. The weight range is 7.9 - 8.4 oz. which is on the medium-heavy weight side, and translates to a moderate degree of added put-away power and ground stroke confidence.

The graphite Electrum Model E Pickleball Paddle creates optimal feedback and allows for versatile play by experienced players.


Electrum Model E 16mm Graphite Pickleball Paddle Technical Specifications
Weight Range: 7.9 - 8.4 ounces
Grip Circumference: 4 1/2" (Large) Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8".
Grip Style: Ergonomic Leather Wrapper
Grip Manufacturer: Electrum
Handle Length: 5 1/4”
Paddle Length: 16 1/2"
Paddle Width: 7 3/8"
Paddle Face: Raw Carbon Fiber
Core Material: Whole Cell Polypropylene Honeycomb
Core Thickness: 16mm (0.63")
Edge Guard: 1/4" overlapping paddle face
Manufacturer: Electrum Pickleball
Designed in California
Made in China

Reviews ()

  • Electrum Model E16mm

    Sep 13, 2023

    The reason I wanted the paddle was because of the 4 and 1/2 inch grip. Feels very comfortable and is very solid when hitting. Has alot of pop from the baseline and im able to control my shots from all over. The paddle is top heavy which came as a very nice surprise for me.


  • Electum E

    Sep 11, 2023

    I have only had it for a couple weeks but so far I really like this paddle. It has a really soft feel and great control. I have been partial to Selkirk and their great customer service. Hope Electrum is as good. So far this paddle is a keeper.

    Jonathan martyanik

  • Great experience

    Sep 5, 2023

    This has a great feel for both power and drop shots. Spin is pretty easy to achieve as well. Solid construction. Actually has a serial number which tells me that Electrum monitors their product quality - can’t say that about other manufacturers .


  • A

    Aug 27, 2023

    Not as good as Franklin Ben Johns or his Jolla paddle. Not a good response during play.

    Aug 27, 2023

  • Electrum model E

    Aug 10, 2023

    I've only had this paddle a couple of weeks now used it maybe 10 games, and I like it and feel comfortable with it so far. I hope I get the opportunity to give a review after having it 6 months


  • Seems to work well for a beginner.

    Jul 26, 2023

    Would purchase this again.


  • Electrum E Paddle

    Jul 18, 2023

    The ease of ordering, rapid shipment, and quality of this product are phenomenal. The paddle had great control, touch, and power.


  • Amazing paddle

    Jun 12, 2023

    This paddle is equal to most $249 paddles but paid less.

    Carrie Hopkins

  • poorly built

    Apr 21, 2023

    The sand paper like face wore off way too soon and the plastic frame came apart from the paddle itself. I tried to glue it back several times, with no luck. The glue did not adhear to this surface or the plastic. It sounded like a broken paddle when I hit the ball since the frame was not glued to the paddle. Too bad. ***PBC Response*** Clint, thank you for taking the time to review your paddle. I'm sorry your experience was not up to your expectations, and please know that our customer service team is reaching out to you to learn more about your purchase and how we can help you with any future purchases. - Joseph, Pickleball Central Team

    Clint B.

  • Great service!

    Feb 17, 2023

    Ordered an Electrum E paddle. I waited 2 weeks and still no delivery. Contacted Pickleball Central to let them know I didn’t receive my order yet. They sent me out a replacement and I received it in 3 days. Sh** happens, not PC fault that UPS messed up along the way.

    Ken Nola