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  1. 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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  2. Moved: Maltby wedges (heads only) like new

    Started by dmartin‎, 06-07-2018 11:03 AM
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  3. Where to buy cheaper grips in Ottawa (or Canada)?

    The price of grips is extortionate in Canada. When I go down to the States, Iíve 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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    06-08-2018 10:34 AM Go to last post
  4. recoil shaft

    Looking for recoil 760/F3 shaft

    Started by slash‎, 06-01-2018 02:41 PM
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  5. 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
  6. 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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  7. 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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    04-16-2018 10:04 PM Go to last post
  8. Interesting Video on fitting by TGX

    https://youtu.be/37eeDv5lmlE

    Started by XTOUR‎, 04-07-2018 10:57 AM
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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
  13. Moved: Rare Powerbilt forged iron heads- 3 though lob wedge

    Started by Chieflongtee‎, 01-19-2018 05:25 PM
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  14. 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
  15. 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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  16. 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
  17. getting fitted and $$

    Hi there I have been contemplating getting fitted but have been delaying due to $$. My golf budget is limited and I have a preconceived notion that it will cost me an arm and a leg. anyone have the same predicament? what did you end up doing? The reason for the fitting is that I am...

    Started by gerrythegrea‎, 08-17-2017 10:40 AM
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    08-30-2017 06:19 PM Go to last post
  18. Change lie of putter

    Hi, I have a ping cadence putter and I love it. I just need to adjust the lie a little bit. Where I CAN go ? How much ? Thanks

    Started by LCM‎, 08-18-2017 10:10 AM
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  19. Cutting 2 inches off Counterbalance putter

    If I cut 2 inches off my Odyssey Works Marxman Fang Tank putter will the head become lighter or heavier? Just don't like it at 34 inches. Tks, Dan

    Started by DanCan59‎, 08-04-2017 03:42 PM
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    08-05-2017 09:52 AM Go to last post
  20. 1/2" Short Shafts - Anyone Tried this?

    I thought the short shaft thing was a bit of nonsense but I tried short Driver & 3W last week out of town. Felt very easy to get on plane and definitely didn't lose distance, if anything gained it since more drives in the fairway and more centre/square hits. Has anyone tried short shafts in...

    Started by moneymaker‎, 03-19-2017 03:57 PM
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    07-30-2017 07:52 AM Go to last post
  21. Hotmelt

    Just looking for someone to hotmelt a driver in east end if possible

    Started by huge21‎, 04-22-2017 11:41 AM
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  22. Shaft fitting

    Looking for recommendations for places that do shaft fitting for Drivers, Fairways & Hybrids. I don't want to change clubs, just looking for right shafts

    Started by boylebj‎, 03-22-2017 10:30 AM
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    04-16-2017 05:53 PM Go to last post
  23. Club reshafting?

    Anyone know where I can get a 3 wood reshafted in a pinch? I bought an Aeroburner 3HL but it was a ladies flex, I have an aldila rogue black I want to put in it. Also it will need to be shimmed as the shafts are different widths. Thanks in advance MacKie

    Started by Mackie17‎, 04-13-2017 08:26 PM
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    04-14-2017 02:43 PM Go to last post
  24. Enlow reverse taper grips

    Has anyone tried these? www.enlowgrips.com They're jumbo grips with, as in the subject line, a reverse taper, that is they're thicker towards the bottom of the club, they start out at the top about the same diameter as regular grips, then get progressively thicker towards the bottom. A...

    Started by HackerTim‎, 03-05-2017 06:07 PM
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  25. KBS 105 Reg - would it work?

    I may be picking up a set of TM Rsi2 irons. They come with KBS 105 Tour in regular. I'm enjoying less and less swinging S300's, and according to the guy at GT, I'm borderline reg anyway: 85mph 7i ss Slow side of Moderate tempo, slow transition to downswing Lots of acceleration through the...

    Started by Brent4Hire‎, 02-21-2017 02:07 PM
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  26. 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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    02-10-2017 03:37 PM Go to last post
  27. Powder Coating golf club in Ottawa

    Hey fellow Og'ers, I am getting my gamer putter head refinished and was wondering if any one has used local powder coating companies for this and if they were happy with the result. I am looking at RLD Industries and the other is Ottawa Paint Refinishing both on Albion rd. You will see pics of...

    Started by leftylucas‎, 07-19-2016 09:58 AM
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    01-29-2017 11:50 AM Go to last post
  28. Effect of driver length on distance

    one of the most informative charts in Wishon's "Search for the Perfect Golf Club" shows what a swing robot which hit the ball dead center at a swing speed of 90 mph did with different driver lengths: Driver length = 42 inches, ball speed = 133.0 mph, carry distance = 209.7 yards Driver length...

    Started by rhh7‎, 12-23-2006 07:16 PM
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    01-28-2017 05:41 PM Go to last post
  29. Unhappy Golftown Re-Grip Event

    So Golftown is having their annual Re-Grip Event again. 40% off...(used to be 50%) $2.50 to regrip....(used to be $1.00 and $1.50) Only on selected grips...(used to be on a wider variety of grips. Now they exclude most of the popular grips). I was about to spend about $150 on grips and...

    Started by boylebj‎, 01-12-2017 10:48 AM
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    01-19-2017 09:46 AM Go to last post
  30. Recommended OEM Fitters in Ottawa

    Mods go easy if I am in the wrong place as I don’t post often. I am looking for a whole new set of sticks including putter and I would like to obviously get professionally fit given the investment. That said, over the course of my last two fittings in the Ottawa area, one from a certified...

    Started by Rlps23‎, 01-06-2017 04:31 PM
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    01-09-2017 06:26 PM Go to last post
  31. Process to buy a new driver

    Hi, I am in the process to buy a new driver and I am interested by a club maker who makes my new driver ? How much for a new driver custom and where is the best place ? If the club maker speak french, it's a big + for me. THX

    Started by LCM‎, 01-07-2017 10:12 AM
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    01-08-2017 06:49 PM Go to last post
  32. R7 Super quad TaylorMade Head

    I have a club head is a demo from the "select-fit" series and requires a special adapter and shaft from that series. Does anyone know where I can obtain one?

    Started by gary‎, 06-06-2014 10:41 AM
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    01-07-2017 04:02 PM Go to last post
  33. 255 gram frequency weight

    I'm in search of precise measurements for 255 (5 iron) gram frequency weight for a frequency analyzer I built. I've found info on the 205 gram weight (woods) and have a successful build on that, and am waiting for the 1.75" steel rod to build the 454 gram (profiling weight). thanks in...

    Started by rlafoone‎, 12-13-2016 11:27 PM
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  34. Cutting length on clubs?

    Just wondering if its a good idea to cut the length of your clubs to suite your height and swing? Is this a common thing to do or should I adjust to my clubs? Where in the city would you get analyzed for something like this?

    Started by xstyle‎, 06-22-2016 11:00 AM
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    10-22-2016 09:27 AM Go to last post
  35. Aeroburner head c/w Superfast Burner 2.0 shaft????

    I was looking at buying an Aeroburner TP head and putting my old Superfast Burner 2.0 Shaft (Matrix Ozik Xcon 4.8) on it. The AB TP specs indicate a .335 shaft tip diameter and the SF 2.0 specs state a .350 shaft tip diameter. When I physically compare the AB TP Driver to the SF 2.0, the SF 2.0...

    Started by boylebj‎, 04-05-2016 02:33 PM
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    08-19-2016 01:15 AM Go to last post
  36. Looking for a club maker in Ottawa to...

    Put a hybrid shaft in a Taylormade UDI 3 iron. Suggestions?

    Started by mmack067‎, 07-29-2016 08:28 AM
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  37. Moved: Cobra Amp Extra Stiff Drivers Shaft

    Started by Golf Wizard‎, 07-21-2016 12:26 PM
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  38. Talking Driver shaft advice?

    I spent some time at GT yesterday trying big sticks. I'm in a rebuild since my two sons are starting lessons later this week - hence, quality time with the kids and the wife can't blast me for golfing anymore - insert fist-pump smiley here ;-) My 3 or 4 year hiatus has definitely impacted my...

    Started by Brent4Hire‎, 06-28-2016 09:59 AM
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    06-28-2016 04:21 PM Go to last post
  39. Reshafting Ping Eye 2 BeCu

    Hi all Call me sacreligious, but I am considering reshafting a set of copper Ping Eye 2's with something modern and graphite. I have tried removing the head off the 7 iron but it is being very possessive. Perhaps the golf gods are warning me to leave well enough alone, but if anyone has...

    Started by Hooterguy‎, 05-22-2016 12:31 PM
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    06-08-2016 08:13 PM Go to last post
  40. Score

    My wife picked up a Maltby swing weight scale for me today at the Great Glebe Garage Sale for $20. unbelievable!!! I immediately put it to work, what a beauty, now that;s a great wife!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

    Started by leftylucas‎, 05-28-2016 09:02 PM
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    05-29-2016 12:28 AM Go to last post
  41. Pulling and shafting

    I have a few tweaks needed for the upcoming season a shaft swap here and there... I don't mind doing some of my own basic stuff... but would like any recommendations for someone who does good work? any suggestions? thanks

    Started by Wilderness‎, 04-13-2016 06:23 PM
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    05-17-2016 10:31 AM Go to last post
  42. Interesting results....

    So I decided to re-tool the bag this winter spring. Out: Nike VR Pro Ltd driver, 3wd and 5wd w/ Wishon Interflexx x flex shafts. In: Cally XHot Pro w/ MCS freq'd to 6.2 and Cally XHot 2 Pro 3Deep w/ stock Aldila Tour Green s flex. Out: Nike VR Pro 23* w/ UST V2 96gm x flex In: Cally FT...

    Started by Big Johnny69‎, 04-20-2016 08:27 PM
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    04-27-2016 11:32 AM Go to last post
  43. Wink Grips

    Just had my grips done by downhillslider ( Les ). Great job and even took time to measure the lofts of my clubs and weight very impressed. Thanks again Les

    Started by Felix‎, 05-29-2015 07:14 PM
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  44. Shaft Advice - Looking for a stiffer Regular Flex ... if that makes sense

    So I am looking for advice... I am right on the edge of R and S flex shafts for my driver. Each guy at Golf Town gives me a different suggestion, so I am wondering if anybody can suggest a good shaft that in a regular flex would play a little stiffer. Maybe I am looking for the wrong thing,...

    Started by golfisforfun‎, 04-11-2014 01:48 PM
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  45. Re Grip Question - Orientation of 'Golf Pride' lettering

    I just had a few clubs re gripped and noticed the 'Golf Pride' might be a little off. With my wedges, at address, my lower hand/thumb is lined up with 'Pride' lettering - with my newly re gripped clubs, they are not - the lettering is off to the Right, enough that it's noticeable and potentially...

    Started by afulton‎, 04-05-2016 09:30 AM
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    04-06-2016 09:23 AM Go to last post
  46. LF : ZZ Lite Shaft Pulls

    Looking for some ZZ Lite shafts for an old set of Pings. Let me know what you've got laying around. Thanks John

    Started by Duper‎, 02-15-2016 08:23 PM
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  47. Question Taylormade R80 Shafts Info!

    I have a set of taylormade supersteel burners with R80 shafts and i need to know everything there is to know about the R80 shafts, i know the R is for reg flex, but whats the 80 for? is it the weight in grams or the specified swing speed of 80 mph, or is it the frequency number? also, ive done...

    Started by careyhrrs67‎, 06-08-2008 11:45 AM
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    02-15-2016 02:47 AM Go to last post
  48. Want to Buy - Ping Irons Shafts

    Looking to buy a 4-PW OR 5-GW set of Ping shafts (stiff) preferably pulls. Prep area can not have ferrules - Shafts don't need to be Ping.

    Started by Greener83‎, 02-13-2016 11:22 PM
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  49. Callaway Advance Optiforce Adaptor (LH) New

    Brand new Dual Cog adaptor that fits all 2014 Callaway Drivers (Big Bertha, Alpha, X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro). Comes with ferrule and is left handed but can be used in reverse order for righties. These sell for $48 plus tax at Golfworks Asking $40

    Started by Leftymoose‎, 05-29-2014 08:08 PM
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    11-30-2015 11:23 PM Go to last post
  50. Iron Shaft Fitting

    Thinking about getting myself a new set of Titleist 716 CB/MBs and was looking to see what people suggest is the best option for getting fit for the right shaft. I'm currently playing KBS Tour V's in my Apex MBs and I'm not all that thrilled with them. I'm mainly just looking to see what...

    Started by sabzor‎, 11-16-2015 05:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,679
    11-25-2015 08:27 AM Go to last post

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