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Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7
Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7

Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7

Incredible: Puncture-proof and great grip!

4.4 / 5

Regular price

$14.90

Kipsta

Basketball Puncture-Proof and Grippy R500 Size 7 designed for playing basketball indoors or outdoors (size 7). puncture-proof and great grip!

This size 7 basketball is one of a kind. It features our Magic Jam technology, which reduces air loss, while the panels feature a tire-inspired pattern for exceptional grip.
Ball touch

Foam rubber: air injected into the rubber for a soft feel

Bounce

Innovation: Magic Jam to strengthen weak areas and maintain air pressure.

Durability

1.8 mm rubber cover for extreme durability

Traction

Tire-tread textured rubber panels ensuring excellent ball grip.

What makes the Tarmak R500 and its Magic Jam so special?

The Tarmak R500 basketball is one of a kind.
Some balls are slippery, have terrible bounce and can't be repaired. We came up with a solution.
Our ball features a reinforced cover and has a green gel on the inside made of microparticles of rubber which, when sucked up by air, fill in any punctures and strengthen worn areas. This prevents air leaking out, so you can keep playing. We called this gel Magic Jam.

Is the R500 really puncture-proof?

The Tarmak R500 ball won't go flat for up to 10 punctures of 2 mm in diameter.
If you find a hole, bounce the ball at least 10 times. This causes the Magic Jam to move around and fill in the hole before hardening on contact with air.
If the ball loses too much pressure, simply re-inflate it (to 0.62 bar for ideal bounce).

What makes the R500 so grippy?

Having a good grip is essential in basketball.
We turned to something else that depends on excellent grip for inspiration: tires.
The Tarmak R500 basketball was designed with a rubber cover that provides exceptional durability and grip.
The sculpted panels draw inspiration from tire tread and alternate with panels in a thick, basketball pebbling that also ensures excellent grip.

How much should you inflate your basketball?

A basketball that is overinflated or underinflated doesn't give you the best match experience.
The recommended pressure is clearly marked on the ball by the manufacturer.
Ideally, you should use a pump with a pressure gauge so that you can be more precise.
At Tarmak, we recommend a pressure of 9 psi.
Enjoy your match!

What ball should you use?

The ball size depends on the player's age and sex.
Baby basketball: size 1 to 3.
Girls and boys under 10: size 5.
Girls aged 10 and up, women, and boys aged 10 to 12: size 6.
Boys over 12 and men: size 7.

If you want a very durable ball, go for a rubber ball. If you want a ball with a good feel, leather or synthetic are the right materials.

What height basket should you choose?

The official height of a basketball basket is 3.05 m (rim height).
If you want a basketball basket for your child, you need something that will grow with them.
There isn't an official height for younger kids, so you can choose whatever suits them best.
Up to the age of 10, club baskets are set at 2.60 m.
After the age of 10, both girls and boys play with 3.05 m baskets

Did you know that all TARMAK products are tested in the lab and in match conditions?

The design team behind TARMAK products is based at Kipstadium in Northern France. It is constantly aiming to make basketball a more enjoyable experience.
All Tarmak products have been tested in real-life situations by actual players for a number of weeks.
These regular tests, along with customer feedback, help us develop our products.
Lab tests are also carried out to check our products' various properties

Who designs Tarmak basketball products?

Tarmak is a team of keen basketball players who develop products specifically for playing basketball. The entire product range is designed to meet the needs of even the most demanding basketball players and to give you maximum enjoyment during training and matches.

What gear to get, how to train: explore our basketball tips!

Tarmak is here for anyone playing basketball, from beginners to regulars. Check out our tips for training, equipping yourself, and playing alone or with friends.

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Product Testing

Validation test of resistance: ball resists at least 2500 shots against a steel backboard performed at 50 km/h. Durability test: the ball withstands up to 10 punctures with a 2 mm diameter.

Composition

Outer fabric : 100.0% Rubber - Synthetic\r\nInner tent : 100.0% Rubber - Synthetic\r\nInner fabric : 100.0% Polyester

Storage Instructions

Store in a dry place.

Care Instructions

Clean with water and a brush.

Guarantee

2 Years

Origin

Imported

Model Code

8407145

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