This small section is devoted to various ways (and tools used) to mark and line a court.
Outdoors: Typically these methods are utilized either with new construction or with the conversion of (say) a tennis court into multiple pickleball courts or into multi-purpose courts, typically shared with tennis but perhaps with other sports (e.g. volleyball), therein requiring remarking and restriping of some lines.
Note in the first video example there is a taping machine used; taping machines are very cool but this also shows how they choose to tie in the new pickleball lines to the existing tennis lines in cases where they were using the same boundary, dimension or line. Courts being taped here are part of a tennis court cross-striping (shared with tennis) in Keowee Key, South Carolina
Here’s another cool product that we like the looks of…but haven’t talked to anybody who has used it. It’s a reusable court-lining stencil, sold by Pickleball Central (note link opens in new tab), a very good pickleball supplies on-line retailer, so it’s probably “safe” to assume it’s a decent product. (We do have one question about it…once you have used it, and paint has gotten on its edges, how easy is it to use the product for a second or fifth court? It would be an expensive tool if it was only truly good for one court. We would suppose we would ask Pickleball Central that question…..)
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