best ball hoppers???

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by raptorstv, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. raptorstv

    raptorstv New User

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    I have a ball Silent Partner SPORT that can take about 150balls. And its really a pain to have to pick up the ball each time. Is it a good idea to buy a ball hopper to help picking up the balls? If so, which one would you recommend? I'm looking for the one that's portable, and does Ballport80 any good?
     
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  2. Ash_Smith

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    I've had my ballport for about 10 years, it's the first hopper I bought when I started coaching full time and it's the only hopper i've bought - it's still going strong after 10 years of abuse!

    Ash
     
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  3. DrpShot!

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    Have an old Ballport I still use as well. Tenn Tubes are also pretty handy.
     
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  4. High Roller

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    I am using a 100-ball Hoag hopper and a Tretorn bucket to shuttle an adequate number of balls to the court for ball machine use. The 72-ball bucket fits in the ball machine "hopper" during transport, along with cones, etc.
     
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  5. Lefty5

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    yes, Ballport is one of the best. I use the mini version - 36 ball and love it. Still works great after about 4-5 years of use...
     
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  6. raptorstv

    raptorstv New User

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    Sounds good, I will order one too then. Since Ballport can only carry 80balls, I will still bring my pressureless 48 Penn bucket with me then. Total balls I can bring would be 128, not bad..
     
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  7. specmaster17

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    i have the wilson hopper and it holds around 75 balls and it works great
     
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  8. GetBetterer

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    Ballport is definitely the one. It's easy to use, easy to assemble, and as others have stated, it lasts a long time. I've had mine for about 10 years now even though I bought it at Wal-Mart (well, back then Wal-Mar wasn't buying crappy stuff to sell to us).
     
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