The KETTLER Cologne outdoor table tennis table is offers several enhanced quality features and overall play. There is a place where you can store the paddles and the ping pong balls. Down below there are large wheels for moving the table around. Caster wheel locking mechanism with integrated snap touch can help prevent movement if you want to keep the table in place.
Around the table you will see the aluminum apron goes all the way round that provide good protection for the table from getting chipped or cracked on edges. This feature is really solid to keep the table intact.
There is a release latch by the net the put the table into playback mode or place a table into storage. We can set the red latch on the leg when putting the table at upright position.
The tournamnent lines are smooth and flat along the table. The top coast is four layers of non-glare finish. This helps resist fading and it is also scratch resistant.
The legs on the table are made of steel tubing. They are as solid as the Cornilleau Sport 500M Outdoor Table. But overall the table is solid and is weatherproof. It can hold up quite well though sun may do little bit of damage to the table. But overall this table is rather sturdy.
The finish is perfect even you put the table outside for a few years and the table will still remain in good shape. You can folds and unfolds the table easily.
- Play quality is excellent.
- When it is being folded, you can move it around easily.
- The bounce being offered is within the ‘official’ bounce regulations.
- Aluminum profile apron provides good protection for outer edges.
- The written instructions on the manual may need further improvement and many are found it is so hard to follow.
- It can take couple of hours for you to set the table up.
- The bags of screws and bolts are not labeled which can mess up the assemble process.
There is 22mm thick sealed Aluminum composite construction. When you purchase this KETTLER Cologne Outdoor Table Tennis Table, it normally come together with 4 paddles set, 6 ping pong balls and a heavy duty PVC table storage cover. The table used to be available for purchase at Costco but it seems like the table has been discontinued from there. You may try your luck at Amazon if you want to get this table.
You may need this video to help you in doing your assemble job.