Selkirk SLK Omega Max Carbon and Fiberglass Paddle
Next, the Omega Max features Selkirk's NextGen Pro Texture treatment on both faces, delivering a new level of control through spin. Finally, a FlexFoam material is injected around the perimeter of the paddle just beneath the edge, which adds weight, widens the sweet spot, and results in a feeling of shot stability as the paddle resists torqueing in the hand when a ball impacts outside the sweet spot. Weight averages 7.9 oz., with a weight range tolerance of 7.7 – 8.0 oz. Dimensions are 16" long by 7.85" wide, with a 4.85" handle length. The handle is 4.25" in circumference and arrives wrapped in Selkirk’s popular SLK Ultra-Comfort Grip.
While the SLK Omega Max Pickleball Paddle by Selkirk could certainly be considered a power-player's paddle, there are enough control-oriented features built in that improving your short game and spin skills are certainly on the menu as well.
Weight Average: 7.9 ounces
Weight Range: 7.7 - 8.0 ounces
Grip Circumference: 4 1/4" (Medium) Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8"
Grip Style: SLK Ultra-Comfort Grip
Grip Manufacturer: Selkirk
Handle Length: 4.85"
Paddle Length: 16"
Paddle Width: 7.85"
Paddle Face: GC9-Flex Dual Carbon and Fiberglass Face
Core Material: Rev-Core Polymer Honeycomb
Core Thickness: 1/2" (0.5")
Edge Guard: Edgeless DuraEdge
Manufacturer: Selkirk Sport
Made in China
Dec 28, 2022
Paddle feels very comfortable, ball jumps off paddle when struck with some authority, paddle is light and nimble when attempting finesse shots at the net
Dec 16, 2022
Bought after reading several reviews touting this as a great value. Unfortunately, for me, it has too much pop for quality net play. Also, the shortened length became evident on quick net exchanges.
SLK Omega Max - MAX Value
Sep 6, 2022
^ Bad joke - sorry. But it's true. If this paddle fits the specs your looking for it's the best value out there. The Omega Max is my new daily driver. It delivers the right mix of touch & power for a good soft game while still giving great access to power. It's similar to the Power Air but with a little more control and less power. The Power Air is super fun to hit with but carried too much vibrations to my elbow. This paddle is a little softer and has less vibration. Both paddles have crazy spin potential. Omega Max also has a little deeper/softer sound signature. Shape wise it is pretty similar to the Epic and seemed to have a similar sweet stop. Omega Max sweet spot is maybe a little higher and little wider (not scientifically, just an opinion). For me this is a buy at any price point but a low price tag makes it that much more appealing!
Sep 3, 2022
First time user with this type of paddle. Has added power which is exactly what I was looking for.
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