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3-Star Ping-Pong Paddle | AB-3000

3-Star Ping-Pong Paddle | AB-3000

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The Ultimate Beginner's Choice: The 3-Star Paddle
Crafted meticulously with five layers of Ayous plywood, our 3-Star ping pong paddle stands resilient against varying temperatures. This unique characteristic of Ayous wood ensures that the paddle remains virtually unaffected by decay or wear, even with weather changes. You'll find the distinctive AirBlades logo molded onto the handle accompanied by 3 stars, and a signature white line, making it instantly recognizable. Perfect for those taking their initial steps in the game!

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    Technical Specifications

    Skill Level:

    • Beginner
    • Intermediate

    Type of Wood:

    • Ayous

    1.6 mm

    2.1 mm

    ~180gsm (+/- 10gsm)





    • Deluxe carry case

    Product Care

    Extend your AirBlades paddle's life with these care steps:

    • Clean Gently: Wipe the surface with a damp cloth after use.
    • Avoid Sunlight: Store away from direct sunlight to preserve the rubber.
    • Protective Case: Always return your paddle to its case post-game.

    Patented Slopehandle

    Our SlopeHandle is patented for its unique ergonomic grip, making it easier for players, especially children, to hold and control their paddle. Patent No. US-D894304-S

    Lifetime Warranty

    Secure Your Game with Our Lifetime Warranty

    If you have signed up for Lifetime Warranty and your paddle arrives with defects from manufacturing or develops faults during normal usage, you're covered. Simply email us with a photo and description of the issue. After inspection (return shipping at your cost), if the fault is ours, we will replace your paddle free of charge, including shipping.
    Note: Warranty is void if paddle shows signs of abuse or neglect. Read AirBlades' Lifetime Warranty Terms and Conditions here.

    Shipping & Returns

    Enjoy free standard shipping across the U.S. and Australia. For return details, read our return policy here.

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    • Patented Ergonomic Handle Design

    • 5-Ply Blade Construction

    • High-Quality Textured Rubber

    • Lifetime Warranty

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    The fully patented slope handle is a uniquely shaped handle that contours to your hand, offering a more comfortable and natural grip. It is specifically designed for:
    • Secure Grip
    • Precise Control
    • Reduced Fatigue


    Composed of a 5-ply Ayous wood structure, the 3-star paddle not only offers consistent touch and control but also boasts an impressive resistance to varying temperatures. Thanks to the inherent qualities of Ayous wood, the paddle remains remarkably durable against wear and tear caused by weather conditions. This ensures a long-lasting performance, making it an ideal choice for those starting their table tennis journey.


    Each of our table tennis rackets includes a custom-made, beautifully designed, water-resistant deluxe carrying case. This protective feature ensures the longevity of your racket, preserving its high-quality and high-elasticity 2.1mm sponge for ultimate spin.

    About Airblades

    Homegrown Australian Brand

    AirBlades is an innovative table tennis company founded by Allan Say, a passionate ping pong enthusiast and professional tennis coach from Brisbane, Australia.
    Driven by his love for the game and a desire to fill a niche in the market, Allan started AirBlades to create high-quality, uniquely designed table tennis products.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What makes a ping pong paddle professional-grade?

    A professional-grade ping pong paddle, like the AirBlades Peacemaker ALC, features high-quality materials such as ALC carbon layers and superior rubber for enhanced speed, spin, and control. These paddles meet ITTF regulations, ensuring they're suitable for tournament play.

    How do I choose the right table tennis paddle for me?

    Choosing the right table tennis paddle involves considering your skill level and playing style. Beginners might prefer paddles with good control, like the AB-3000, while advanced players often seek paddles with higher speed and spin ratings, such as the Peacemaker ALC Professional model. If you are still not sure, you can Contact Us for help with choosing the right paddle.

    What's unique about AirBlades' patented Slopehandle design?

    AirBlades' patented Slopehandle design on all our ping pong paddles offer an ergonomic grip, enhancing wrist mobility for better strokes and reducing player fatigue. This innovative handle design provides a competitive edge in both comfort and performance.

    How often should I replace my ping pong paddle's rubber?

    The frequency of rubber replacement depends on your playing frequency and intensity. For regular players, changing the rubber every 6-12 months ensures optimal performance. Airblades offers quality replacement rubbers for its range of paddles, ensuring your game stays sharp.

    Are AirBlades' ping pong paddles suitable for both indoor and outdoor play?

    Yes, AirBlades' paddles are crafted to perform excellently for both indoor and outdoor play. However, we recommend using specific outdoor table tennis balls for outdoor matches to ensure durability and consistent play.

    What are the dimensions and weight standards for tournament-approved ping pong balls?

    Tournament-approved ping pong balls, like AirBlades' 3-Star balls, comply with ITTF regulations of a 40mm diameter, a weight of 2.7 grams, and a bounce height between 23cm and 26cm when dropped from a height of 30.5cm onto a standard steel block.