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Stiga Advance T8621 Table Tennis Table

Let's take a closer look at the Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table to see if it's suitable for your needs...

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Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table

The Stiga (pronounced Steega) Advance T8621 is an entry level table from an established brand.

So let's take a closer look at all aspects of this table so that you can decide whether the Advance T8621 is the right table for you.

You may also want to read my article explaining how to choose the right table tennis table for you. I recommend that you don't buy ANY table tennis table until you've read it.

 

You can also see a list of all Stiga table tennis tables here.


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Stiga Advance T8621 Table Tennis Table

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table

You can buy this table here

 

Specification...

  • Type: Indoor use
  • Model number: T8621
  • Thickness of playing surface: ½ inch
  • Color of playing surface: Green
  • List Price: $250
  • Apron: ½ inch steel
  • Legs: 1 inch (outside diameter) steel, with self opening function
  • Wheels: 2 inch double wheel casters
  • Ball bearing caster: No
  • Quick play: No
  • Self opening legs: Yes
  • Net & posts: Supplied (but net is only 5 feet 6 inches long)

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Here's the table in the "playback" position...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table in the playback position

When you're erecting or storing this table, each half of the playing surface independently tilts into an upright position.

This feature, which is present on many tables, also enables the table to be used by one person by using the upright section of the table as an opponent.

When you watch the video at the bottom of this page, you'll see a demonstration of this near the end of the video.


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Here's the table in its storage position...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table in its storage position

When you're not using the table, you may want to store it away.

This is how the table looks in its storage position with each half of the playing surface in an upright position.


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Here's a close up of the corner of the table...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table corner protector

The corners of a table can be hazardous in certain situations, and this picture shows how the corner of this table is protected.

This is a useful safety feature.


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Here's a close up of the edge of the table...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table edge

This table has a half inch steel apron underneath the edges of the playing surface.

This helps support the playing surface and reduce the opportunity for the playing surface to warp easily.


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Here's a close up of the type of wheels used for this table...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table wheels

When you need to move the table (usually in its storage position) there are wheels on the four center legs.

The wheels are 2 inch double wheel casters.


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Here's a close up of the type of legs used for this table...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table legs

In addition to the four centre legs which have caster wheels on them, the four corner legs are as shown here.

These legs are not adjustable so if you have an uneven floor, this table may not be suitable for that location.


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Here's a close up of the locking mechanism used for this table...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table locking mechanism

When you're erecting or storing this table, each half of the playing surface independently tilts into an upright position.

This is the locking device used to secure each half of the playing surface in the upright, storage/playback position.

When you watch the video at the bottom of this page, you'll see a demonstration of this.


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Here's a close up of the type of net which is supplied with this table...

Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table net

The ITTF rules state that the length of the net must be 6 feet long and 6 inches high.

The net supplied with this table is 5 feet 6 inches long and 6 inches high.

Therefore, it does not meet the ITTF requirements for competitive play, but it's suitable for recreational play.

However, you could easily buy a new net of the correct length.


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Here's the official Stiga video showcasing this table...

 

 


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Here are the instructions for how to assemble this table...

If you want to see how to assemble this table, I have included the instructions here.

It's a pdf document which is 9 pages long and you can download it now.

Please note:

You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader or Preview installed on your computer to view these instructions.

Most Windows computers have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed already - it's FREE, but if you're one of the few who haven't got it, click on this link http://get.adobe.com/reader and follow the instructions on the Adobe web site to download it.

(Mac users can use Preview which is already installed on all Macs)

Download your Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table assembly instructions here

Download your Stiga Advance T8621 table tennis table assembly instructions here
(pdf file - 693Kb)

This is a pdf file

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Who is this Stiga Advance T8621 Table Tennis Table for?

This table is primarily intended for light home use.

Ideally, you would assemble the table and leave it permanently erected.

This table is designed for indoor use and if used outdoors you take a risk that the playing surface may warp.

If you want an inexpensive table for home use, this would be a suitable choice.

 

You can buy this table here

 

You can also see a list of all Stiga table tennis tables here.


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