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Stiga ST3100 is a variant of indoor table tennis table that caters to players of different levels- from beginners to intermediate. It is an affordable table tennis table that offers great playing experience to the elementary skills holders. Displaying high-quality construction and finish, the table is way better than the other variants available in the same category. It is one of the best indoor table tennis tables that you will get at such an affordable price.
This is an excellent table tennis table for players with entry-level or mid-level skills. If you are considering honing your table tennis playing skills you must invest in this high-quality table. Made with finest of materials to enhance durability, range and bound response, the Stiga ST3100 provides best overall value for its price.
|What we like||What we don’t like|
|+ Sturdy construction with perfect finish||- Tricky assembling process that takes too much of time|
|+ Integrated ball apron for handy play||- Red Stabilizing bars|
Being one of the top Table Tennis Equipment manufacturers, STIGA has a wide experience in making best of the Table Tennis Tables. They are in the industry since 1944 which makes them rich in knowledge and exposure. With a focus on adopting new techniques of equipment construction, STIGA is always ready to learn and improvise their products.
Here are the features that STIGA claims to offer in Stiga master series st3100:
- Performance level table with a built-in ball storage apron
- Robust-link chassis with fine and hard-wearing silk screened striping
- Ball apron with capacity to hold 24 balls
- Fine board top with ¾” thickness
- Net & post system inclusive
- 3″ casters
- 2″ apron
- 2″ legs
- Dimension: 5″ x 56.5″ x 5.0″ (Packaged)
108″ (9ft) x 60″ (5ft) x 30″ (Play Position)
60″ x 68″ x 62″ (Playback Position)
60″ x 30″ x 62″ (Storage Position)
Stiga ST3100 is made of a high-quality ¾ inch medium-density fiberboard (MDF) top that is perfectly layered & glazed with silk screened striping. The striping adds durability and finesse to the table and enhances the playing experience.
Belonging to an affordable price range category, the MDF board top of Stiga ST3100 offers great bounce response for its price. The MDF frame seamlessly perched on a robust and intricate steel-reinforced link chassis with a supporting frame for the apron.
In terms of stability and sturdiness, the table chassis is far more superior to other options available at the same price range.
The sturdy table frame comprises 2-inch steel legs (robust and skillfully crafted) 2-inch apron (heavy-weight) bordering the entire table on all four sides and huge 3-inch diameter wheels that make this table tennis table easy to operate.
We commend the strong built of the heavy-weight frame especially because it affects the play experience and unlike weak & ill-structured frames does not bother the player with an unstable table tennis table.
This table tennis table is one of the best products in the Stiga master series. It has perfectly built huge wheels that make the table easy to maneuver. The wheels are well-structured and boost the mobility of the table.
Moreover, it offers a fold-up feature for those players who enjoy practicing and playing. It is easy to fold and thus becomes a perfect table for solo play.
What We Like:
There are many features in Stiga ST3100 that make us a fan of this manly creation. Some of the features that make it qualify to the must-buy list include:
Solo Play Mode:
The Stiga master series st3100 competition indoor table tennis table is our favorite because it lets you enjoy even when you are without company. It features a “Playback” mode wherein, you can fold the single-half of the table and lock it to the frame in an upright direction. Not only it is a great way to entertain yourself when you are home alone, but also useful features for newbies wishing to hone their table tennis playing skills.
The solo play experience is enhanced by a sturdy locking mechanism and robust frame of the table tennis table.
Built-in Ball Storage:
Another feature why we personally recommend this indoor table tennis table is the built-in ball storage attached to the apron of the table. With the capacity to hold 12 balls at each side, the table is best for a player to start a well-equipped game of table tennis. One does not have to waste any time in hunting balls as they are well stocked in the integrated ball storage at an arm’s length.
Not only it is a handy feature loved by table tennis players, but it also adds grace to the overall appearance of the table tennis table.
What We do not Like:
Every good thing comes with something unfit and so do our Stiga ST3100. It has its share of cons but gracefully, there is nothing much to crib about this competition grade indoor table tennis table. Here is what we do not like in this table tennis table:
The table is a little trickier than others when it comes to assembly. The most cumbersome deal is to get this table out of the box. The box is made sturdy to hold this heavy-duty frame and top, for which the packaging experts have used sharp and thick stapler pins. You must be extra careful while pulling the table setup out of the box as these stapler pins can easily scratch your delicate frame. If you are doing it alone, it is a time taking task (also tiring and frustrating).
You will need at least 3-4 hours to assemble the table singlehandedly, fighting with the loose nuts & bolts and fixing them in their designated place. This is the biggest shortcoming of this overall smart and handy table tennis table.
While the construction of this indoor table tennis table is perfectly world-class, the red stabilizing bars make it appear shabby and unprofessional. Though, if you are an occasional player looking for a casual table tennis match, you may easily ignore this con. But, if you are a professional Table Tennis enthusiast you might not prefer a table with red stabilizing bars.
Stiga ST3100 is an ideal entry-level table for people with beginners to intermediate skills. It has become a popular choice because of its sturdy construction and material quality that is offered at such an affordable rate. When compared to other mid-level table tennis tables, it is better in a number of ways described above in detail.
Overall, it will be an asset to keep if you are practicing professional player schedules at home to improve your performance. Ideal for solo play, it is a great companion to make the best use of time that you have to spend alone.