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Prince PT200 Competitor Table Tennis Table Review

Prince table tennis tables are another quality ping-pong table on the market. While they haven’t been in business for long like Stiga or Butterfly, they have been operating for over 33 years and have a reputation for quality.

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It seems their main business is in the field of tennis court, but they have done well by developing high-quality ping-pong tables for a reasonable price.

About the Table

One of the tables released by Prince is the PT200 table tennis table. This product was designed similar to standard tournament tables. It is suitable for recreational play for any household.

At the same time, it remains cost-effective characteristics of an enjoyable ping pong table specially you and your families.

Features:

  • 5/8″ Thick Dark Green Top and 2″ Metal Apron.
  • 1-1/2″ Round Legs and 4″ Wheels.
  • Legs: 1-1/2″ Round Legs.
  • Wheels: 4″ Double Wheel Casters.
  • Net and Post Set Included.
  • Weight: 120 lbs or 54 kg.

Dimensions:

  • Play Position: 60” (Width) x 108″ (Depth) x 30″ (Height)
  • Playback Position: 60″ (Width) x 28″ (Depth) x 74″ (Height)
  • Storage Position: 60″ (Width) x 71″ (Depth) x 74″ (Height)

This Prince PT200 table tennis table features the same dimensions as a qualified international tournament table, which is 98 inches length, 60 inches width, and 30 inches height.

 

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The table’s weight is about 120 lbs, which is quite heavy compared to other similar quality tables. Nonetheless, this table is quite sturdy and allows you to use it for quite some time.

Assembly

You need to closely follow the assembly manual so that you won’t miss any step. Assembly requires 2 people to carry out the job.

Playing Surface

The table is made of a high-end MDF tabletop. The thickness of the tabletop is 5/8″ or 16mm. Such thickness will provide you with smooth and even bounce surface. Enough though, the bounce quality may not be as good as those tables that are 18mm or 22mm, It is sufficient for recreational play.

Apron and Legs

There is a 2″ steel table apron built with the table. The material used is of good quality, which can provide excellent support for the entire table.

Besides, the table is made with 1.5″ tubular steel round legs and horizontal crossbars to increase the table’s stability. You don’t need to worry if you accidentally hit the table or lean on the table as it can give you adequate protection.

Net and Post

When you purchase this table, it is shipped together with the net and post. So you don’t need to buy them separately. Once you have finished assembling the net, you can place it intact with the table. No need to re-adjust the net every time you fold up the table.

2 Table Halves

The indoor table tennis table is made in 2 table halves. It is easy for you to move around when setting up and for storage after play. Such a design will save you space. You can also fold one half of the table to be in a playback position for solo play.

Wheels

The table is constructed with 1-1/2″ round legs and 4″ wheels. This will ease the task for you to move the table without much effort needed.

There is a pair of pivot wheels and some other stationery wheels. The 4″ double wheel casters make the table steady.

Pros:

  • A sturdy table built with quality materials
  • There are safety latches on both sides of the table for you to hold the table up. You can easily fold the table if you have finished playing the game and want to move for storage.
  • You don’t need to remove the net and post when you fold the table.

Cons:

  • No leveler is available for the table leg. So it is not possible for you to adjust the table height if you are placing the table on an uneven floor.
  • The thickness of the table is not thick enough. Bounce quality may not be excellent.

Drawback

As mentioned earlier, the Prince PT200 table tennis table is a heavyweight table, and therefore the assembly process will not be easy and will be time-consuming. Many people complained that it took them about 3 hours to assemble and set up the table.

The thickness of this ping pong table does not meet the approved international tournament tables standards. Thus it may not provide competitive play for players.

Video of the Table

If you intended to buy this table, watch the video to have a clear look and see all the features that come with this table.

Conclusion

You will be able to fold the table easily for storage. The asking price is quite affordable. However, some  of the material used to make the table, can be relatively cheap and of low quality. You may get some problems after using it for a while. You shouldn’t buy this table if you are an advanced player and wish to purchase a competitive play table.

Where to Buy?

Take a look at the current Prince table tennis tables listed on the Amazon market right now.

You can also try to get from Wal-Mart if there is a Wal-Mart near where you live as they always offer quality table tennis tables at a great price.

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Prince Advantage Indoor Outdoor Table Tennis Table