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  1. Useful links for clubmaking

    Golf clubs not recommended for bending lofts and lies Shaft replacement guide Grip changing Measuring club length

    Started by Chieflongtee‎, Yesterday 08:51 AM
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  2. Club Makers in Ottawa

    Is there a list of club makers in Ottawa? I see that Artisan Golf has retired and I may need help! johnreid

    Started by johnreid‎, 03-26-2021 10:18 PM
    club makers
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  3. Taylor made Adapter

    Will a TM SLDR driver adapter fit and TM M6 driver head?

    Started by 1800Duffers‎, 04-07-2021 07:04 AM
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    04-07-2021 06:47 PM Go to last post
  4. Club assembly

    Hey,anyone use shafting glass beads in epoxy prior to glueing a driver head ...is it necessary if one wants to do it at home or is Golfworks a better option?

    Started by Nomoe‎, 04-04-2021 11:47 AM
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    04-04-2021 02:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Hot Melt

    Anyone in or around Ottawa do hot melt installations? Looking to get a bit added into my driver head and I dont feel like buying the full kit at Golfworks. Thanks

    Started by thematt‎, 03-29-2021 07:05 PM
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    03-30-2021 08:52 AM Go to last post
  6. Poll Poll: Getting fitted poll

    Just curious to find out how many people on this forum have ever been fitted by a clubmaker/clubfitter? If yes did that make a big difference in your game? If no why not? Not talking about an occasional shaft change but a full clubfitting session involving launch monitor,swing speed, grip sizing...

    Started by Chieflongtee‎, 02-16-2007 05:33 PM
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  7. looking to get some shafts swapped

    Hi I have two callaway v series fairwaywoods. I would like to get the shaft from the 3 wood put into the heavenwood - (I bought the heavenwood from golf avenue and the shaft had been swapped and shorten) to bring it back to its original specs. I would need two shafts removed and then one...

    Started by snaphooker‎, 03-19-2021 06:30 PM
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    03-24-2021 11:31 AM Go to last post
  8. Golf club re-gripping - Carleton Place area

    Former golf professional offering custom grip installation service in Carleton Place. Quick turnaround time with custom installation to fit your needs. You bring the grips, I do the work! Services Offered: Regripping (customer provided grip) $5.00 per club / $60 per set of 14 Re-size Grip...

    Started by Bouge‎, 03-19-2021 07:04 PM
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  9. Where to get fitted?

    I know many have suggested either Don or Les in the past, but neither of them are in business any more for various reasons. With that being said, is there another fitter that is recommended, or am I stuck with Golf Town/Kevin Haime/GolfTEC now? Edit: not to knock Kevin Haime's, I do get lessons...

    Started by skepp009‎, 02-22-2021 01:29 PM
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    02-26-2021 06:02 PM Go to last post
  10. Miura MC-501 iron heads

    Does any one know the bore size of these heads, I have looked on the net and found nothing really. I believe they are supposed to be .355TT but would like to know for sure. Thanks

    Started by leftylucas‎, 02-13-2021 03:54 PM
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    02-20-2021 03:37 PM Go to last post
  11. Looking for: Ferrules

    Just starting out into doing some club making, and I'm wondering if anyone has a collection of some old/used ferrules that I could buy? Since new ones look to be pretty expensive at GolfWorks, I'm trying to find some for relatively cheap so that I don't have to worry about wasting money if I make...

    Started by AlwaysGolfin‎, 12-27-2020 01:05 PM
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    12-28-2020 01:17 PM Go to last post
  12. LF : TT Elevate R Flex Shafts

    Asking for a friend, looking for a set of TT Elevate R Flex 95g. .355 tip Thanks John

    Started by Duper‎, 12-09-2020 10:47 AM
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    12-11-2020 12:09 PM Go to last post
  13. Adding weight to Drver?

    I have a 2016 M2 Driver and was thinking of adding weight to it to increase distance and accuracy. I have a 90-95 mph swing with a slight slice. The head feels a little light. Will adding weight help? If so, do I use lead tape or change the club weight (now 4 gm) to a higher weight (6, 8,...

    Started by boylebj‎, 12-02-2020 02:02 PM
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    12-02-2020 03:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Best place and price to get clubs re-gripped?

    Hey all, Need to get my irons re-gripped. Just looking for advice on the best place to go and best price. Cheers, Troy

    Started by Teeroy‎, 04-20-2018 08:28 AM
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    11-23-2020 09:03 PM Go to last post
  15. Want to buy bending machine

    Want to buy a bending machine.

    Started by LCM‎, 09-18-2019 08:57 PM
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    10-26-2020 08:42 AM Go to last post
  16. Tools, clubs, components from Les McBride Maxxfit Golf

    As some of you may know Les Mcbride of Maxxfit golf, longtime OG'er is fighting a valiant battle with cancer. He has decided to sell all of his inventory of clubs, shafts, grips, tools that he has been using as a master fitter/clubmaker. He has asked me to help broker the sale. I will be...

    Started by leftylucas‎, 09-27-2020 09:10 PM
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  17. Looking to swap shafts and grips

    I have two 3-irons at the moment. I am looking to swap the shafts between the two heads, and also to swap the grips between the two shafts. Please PM me if you are able to do this!

    Started by rhorvath‎, 09-13-2020 09:24 PM
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    09-18-2020 07:32 PM Go to last post
  18. New grips removed... asap

    Installed some MCC +4 Midisized, 1 round and want to get them pulled. My usual club guy is not around so looking for someone to do the work at reasonable cost. PM me. Thanks !

    Started by Demonts‎, 09-02-2020 01:11 PM
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    09-03-2020 05:58 AM Go to last post
  19. GolfTec Ottawa - Fitter

    Has anyone had a fitting at GolfTec? If so how's the selection of OEM shafts and clubs? Thanks

    Started by hx101‎, 07-05-2020 02:08 PM
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    08-08-2020 07:58 AM Go to last post
  20. Where to buy cheaper grips in Ottawa (or Canada)?

    The price of grips is extortionate in Canada. When I go down to the States, Ive bought Lamkin Crosslines on sale for as little as $3.56cdn, but golfworks has them for $7.25 and they never go on sale. Where can I get grips for less money?

    Started by Muddler‎, 06-06-2018 03:57 PM
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    05-18-2020 03:29 PM Go to last post
  21. Grip tape?

    Hey folks, Wondering if anyone here has a roll of grip tape that I could buy off of them? Can't find any locally at the moment, was hoping to grab some this weekend. PM if you have any and the price for it. Thanks all!

    Started by latch‎, 05-16-2020 02:13 PM
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  22. Wanted: Clubmaker to re-glue iron shafts

    Not sure where to post this ask, so moderator may move it. I have custom fit clubs but the shafts have come loose in two of the irons. Will pay to have someone fix. I live Gloucester area.

    Started by Gulfer‎, 04-29-2020 11:27 AM
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    04-29-2020 07:32 PM Go to last post
  23. Grips and sweat

    Need some advice or other opinions.I have a tendency to sweat in my palms when its warm.I had all new golf pride grips done this year,not top of the line grips mind you.I notice I may slip at times and this affects my drive or fairway shots.Anyone else had this problem,thanks for any info

    Started by spuds‎, 09-04-2016 04:43 PM
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    09-07-2019 08:03 PM Go to last post
  24. titleist weights

    Have an 818 h1 hybrid..anyone know where to get some cg weights..don't need the whole kit that costs about 275us..

    Started by justdoit‎, 08-04-2019 07:45 PM
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  25. loft and lie

    Golfmechanix loft and lie gauge. Almost new and selling for $65 US plus $50 US shipping from Golfmechanix website. Selling it for $50. (010616 Economy desk top lie and loft gauge) This is the number if you go to Golfmechanix website thanks

    Started by slash‎, 06-25-2019 07:46 PM
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    06-26-2019 08:05 AM Go to last post
  26. Golfsmith loft and lie bending machine with bending bar

    sold

    Started by Chieflongtee‎, 06-17-2019 08:39 AM
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  27. Ping weights

    Anyone know where I can buy locally..prefer not to buy from US,trying to avoid currency conversion and shipping costs..thanks

    Started by justdoit‎, 05-28-2019 08:09 AM
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    05-28-2019 02:39 PM Go to last post
  28. Swingweight scale?

    Hi All, Would any of you out there be willing to rent a swingweight scale to me for a day or two? I no longer have the need for scale of my very own. Many thanks.

    Started by Hooterguy‎, 04-20-2019 09:33 AM
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    05-25-2019 02:45 PM Go to last post
  29. Deflection board

    Just got a golfsmith deflection board and does anyone knows how far the bottom of the shaft needs to be supported to get an accurate reading of the shafts stiffness. From the pictures you can see that the tubing holding the shaft is only about 5 inches. I can put a clamp below or a U shape metal...

    Started by slash‎, 04-21-2019 10:21 AM
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    04-21-2019 06:28 PM Go to last post
  30. KBS shaft question

    I bought a set of irons off internet awhile back and the shafts are peculiar in that they say KBS Tour by fst? There is no weight on the badge just an R for regular flex. I found a short reference to KBS by fst on the net but could not find any link to determine the weight of these shafts and if...

    Started by lavaman‎, 04-03-2019 12:00 PM
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    04-03-2019 04:20 PM Go to last post
  31. Wedge Bending

    I currently have the following wedges and would like some advice on which wedge should be bent to a loft of 55 to fit my gapping since buying a new set: Vokey 52-12 SM6 F grind Vokey 56-11 Spin Milled Vokey 56-14 SM4 -My preference would be to get the SM6 bent to 55 but how would that...

    Started by KOKO72‎, 02-23-2019 01:03 PM
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    04-01-2019 08:38 AM Go to last post
  32. iron fitting

    Went to meet Downhillslider for the first time for a iron fitting. Great guy & a lot of knowledge about fitting. I was mostly concern about lengths, weight & swingweight for my new shafts.What would be the best fit for myself. Les gave me all the info that I should need to make my decision a bit...

    Started by slash‎, 01-02-2019 03:52 PM
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  33. Golf club refinishing

    Hey All, I have some Callaway MD3 wedges I need refinishing, the black finish is fading and the wedges are actually starting to rust. I'm pretty obsessive about keeping my clubs clean and well taken care of so this is a surprise. Does anyone know where I could get my wedges cleaned up and maybe...

    Started by Monarch‎, 09-25-2018 12:08 PM
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    12-20-2018 05:12 PM Go to last post
  34. Soft stepping.....

    Usually done as a single step .... 5i shaft into a 6i head etc. Can a dble step be done .... 5i shaft into a 7i head ?? Wasting the shaft ?? Actually I am taking a set of shafts from blind bore heads and wanting to install some of them into a partial set of bore through Callaways. Thus the dble...

    Started by bobbyc‎, 09-16-2018 03:16 PM
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    10-12-2018 03:52 PM Go to last post
  35. Moved: recoil shafts

    Started by slash‎, 10-01-2018 01:18 PM
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  36. I Was Fitted Today!

    Hello everyone. I got fitted for a new set of irons today, and it went very well. It was fascinating... I am certainly not uninformed about golf and its components, but there were things I had no idea about (though many of you would). Things like MOI adjustments are being made, swing weight...

    Started by MarcArt‎, 08-30-2018 09:32 PM
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    09-01-2018 07:46 PM Go to last post
  37. Putter fitting

    Hey guys I usually just use this site to check out golf gear and to sell gear but today I had an unreal experience that needs to be shared. So I am a fairly good golfer but short game has kept me from shooting par or going under. So after using 8 putters over the last two years I finally decided to...

    Started by trevster99‎, 08-24-2018 06:19 PM
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    08-25-2018 07:02 PM Go to last post
  38. recoil shaft

    Looking for recoil 760/F3 shaft

    Started by slash‎, 06-01-2018 02:41 PM
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    08-10-2018 08:41 PM Go to last post
  39. Custom driver vs irons

    Hi there I had made my mind up to get fitted for irons and was gonna go with KZG or similar. Now I am thinking my irons can wait but my driver might need to be changed. Why is it that I am thinking that the big name drivers are better then the custom ones? Anyone with experience with custom...

    Started by gerrythegrea‎, 06-17-2018 08:12 AM
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    07-17-2018 10:05 AM Go to last post
  40. Moved: Maltby wedges (heads only) like new

    Started by dmartin‎, 06-07-2018 11:03 AM
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    06-14-2018 07:09 PM Go to last post
  41. Cheap way to measure loft and lie?

    Is there any economical way of measuring loft and lie of clubs? I'm interested in knowing what my irons are (I know there are many issues with measuring woods, so lets just forget about those)... is there any cheap measuring device that will do the trick, or do you have to have a machine worth...

    Started by dreaded_snowman‎, 07-17-2008 07:41 PM
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    04-23-2018 07:26 AM Go to last post
  42. What should be the Shaft flex on your driver ???

    Watch this and see the results , you'll be surprised https://youtu.be/V8VbtElCnD0

    Started by Wilster‎, 04-14-2018 02:22 PM
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  43. Interesting Video on fitting by TGX

    https://youtu.be/37eeDv5lmlE

    Started by XTOUR‎, 04-07-2018 10:57 AM
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  44. Where to get a .370 tip shaft shaved down to a .355 tip?

    I was just wondering if anyone knew where I could get this done. I talked to GolfWorks and they said they wouldn't do it, so I was just wondering if anyone here knew. Thanks!

    Started by EZBreezy‎, 04-07-2018 12:00 AM
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    04-07-2018 07:01 AM Go to last post
  45. Wedge Sharpening

    Anyone do wedge sharpening...and if so, what do you use and how often?

    Started by boylebj‎, 04-03-2018 10:12 AM
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  46. Best Price adjust lie irons

    Best place to adjust lie of irons

    Started by LCM‎, 02-15-2018 10:09 PM
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    02-16-2018 10:11 PM Go to last post
  47. Moved: Rare Powerbilt forged iron heads- 3 though lob wedge

    Started by Chieflongtee‎, 01-19-2018 05:25 PM
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  48. Project X shafts w/ solid core

    hi, i bought some used graphite shafts and finally got around to installing them, started drilling out the old glue and hit a Very solid cement like material. can't get a drill bit through all the way. yes, even the long ones. the bit shaft widens after the cutting section and won't follow the bit...

    Started by i.m.slycer‎, 12-10-2017 08:54 AM
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    12-30-2017 09:19 PM Go to last post
  49. Poll Poll: Which component company has the best component heads?

    I often read a a lot of posts about one component company offering top of the line components but what I would like to know is what makes you believe that KZG is better than Golfworks or why Wishon is better than Golfsmith etc.. I am not asking about clones here. Keep in mind . Golwforks and...

    Started by Chieflongtee‎, 01-09-2011 10:24 AM
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    10-28-2017 10:08 AM Go to last post
  50. Small chip on M2 3 wood

    Just bought a used Taylormade and I would like to repair this small blemish. Golf paint incorporate have the 2016 white M2 paint but they no longer ship to Canada. Can anybody help. Thanks.

    Started by MIKE55‎, 09-02-2017 09:06 PM
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    10-21-2017 08:08 PM Go to last post

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