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  1. Rifle 6.0?

    I just bought a set of Rifle 6.0 iron shafts and I was wondering what you all think of them? I assume some of you have tried them over the years.

    Started by Break68‎, 01-25-2013 07:05 PM
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  2. Swing weight help please

    I bought an Adams XTD Ti 13* 3 wood with an upgraded shaft. The stock club was playing to a D2 with the 66 gram Fubuki shaft in it. The new shaft is 79 gram Oban. I like the heavier shaft but I can't feel the club head anymore. Can someone tell me how much weight I should add to the...

    Started by 4jag‎, 02-14-2013 11:20 AM
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  3. 910/913 Titleist Shaft Tipping

    Can one of the club fitters on here please help me out and confirm if I have this right. A new untipped shaft needs to be tipped 1/2" in order to accomodate the sure fit adapter. I want to have the shaft tipped a 1/2" from standard to get it to play like a stiff/Xstiff. Do I need to tip the...

    Started by dbleber‎, 02-05-2013 09:33 AM
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    02-11-2013 10:19 AM Go to last post
  4. 3 wood shaft in 5 wood head thoughts

    I am currently on vacation in the sun and played with a guy who was using a 5 Wood with a 3 wood shaft. He really hit it well Would appreciate opinions, like this guy I have trouble hitting a 3 wood and am thinking of giving it a try. Thanks

    Started by John04‎, 01-28-2013 05:14 PM
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    01-30-2013 11:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Putter Fitting for L/L/L

    Question: I've ordered a custom putter from a company in Europe and the head is currently being made. Once done, I need to supply the manufacturer with my preferred specs. How can I get a putter fitting for a reasonable cost considering I won't be purchasing a putter from anyone local? ...

    Started by Weazl‎, 01-18-2013 11:01 AM
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    01-22-2013 10:06 AM Go to last post
  6. Question Weight of shafts...

    So I'm in the process of putting together a driver/shaft combo for next season. This is a pretty general question, which I'm looking for a general answer to. I know a fitting is always the best bet, but in general, why would someone go with an 80g shaft in a driver over a 60g, or 70g shaft? ...

    Started by Txxxxxxx‎, 12-02-2012 05:36 AM
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    12-04-2012 11:45 AM Go to last post
  7. KBS vs Project X

    I plan on reshafting my irons but I was wondering if any of you had some experience with those 2 shafts. I'm looking for a low to medium trajectory.

    Started by Roach‎, 08-04-2012 12:34 AM
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    12-03-2012 11:06 AM Go to last post
  8. Butt end of the shaft

    by extending the butt end of your driver 1 inch will it change the overall stiffness of the club? i know it will change the swingweight but what about the stiffness. thanks JY

    Started by Jeany1‎, 06-13-2012 09:42 PM
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    11-10-2012 05:42 PM Go to last post
  9. cutting down a driver shaft for a 3 wood

    I have a shaft with an R9 tip that plays to about 45" in a driver. it's 68G and has the R9 tip on it. Would there be any issue simply cutting that down for use in a 3 wood? Say perhaps to 43.5"?

    Started by jeffc‎, 11-04-2012 04:36 PM
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    11-04-2012 08:11 PM Go to last post
  10. Re-Shafting into adjustable head

    I really like the shaft I am currently playing in my Ping 3-wood (Matrix Ozik Code-7) bought directly from a Matrix dealer. I am probably going to pick up a Titleist head (910FD). What I am wondering is if it is a difficult task to get the two of them to work together? I'm assuming I need to...

    Started by Txxxxxxx‎, 10-31-2012 11:25 AM
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    11-01-2012 01:35 PM Go to last post
  11. cutting a putter down without adding lead tape

    Is it possible to have a putter cut down from 35 t0 33 ish inches and not have to add lead tape to re-balance the swing weight? I have a putter that is just too long but I hate adding lead tape but I just cant stand messing with the swing weight. Is there a way a club builder can do the cut...

    Started by goliath‎, 10-24-2012 09:45 AM
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    10-25-2012 08:20 AM Go to last post
  12. Re-finishing a PING DOC putter

    I have this putter and I have already had it sent to PING 5 yrs ago when the finish started to flake. They kindly sent me a brand new putter. Now the same thing is happening but besides the cosmetics the flaking is right at the sweet spot and is pretty rough. I love this putter and would love to...

    Started by leftylucas‎, 07-12-2011 09:16 AM
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    09-26-2012 10:55 AM Go to last post
  13. Fixing a chip in forged iron

    Is it possible to 'patch' or refinish a chip in a forged iron? I hit a rock under the turf and chipped my PW. It's right on the sole of the club. Any ideas appreciated. Thanks.

    Started by HoganWoods‎, 09-18-2012 03:19 PM
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    09-19-2012 08:03 AM Go to last post
  14. Rip sigma shaft specs?

    Anyone know the specs of the Aldila RIP driver shaft (sigma I think) in an tour exotic xld ls driver. Regular flex? Thanks

    Started by tigger12‎, 09-10-2012 07:05 PM
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    09-16-2012 09:22 AM Go to last post
  15. Driver Shaft

    I picked up a R11 in Vegas for 119.00 left handed last in the store sale price. It came with a stiff shaft and i wanted a reg shaft so i purchased that as well. But i tend to slice the ball to the left was thinking of taking the stiff shaft and cutting it down to 44 Inches from 45.5 to help square...

    Started by Be-Com‎, 09-03-2012 03:29 PM
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  16. Belly Putt

    Does anyone know if the Belly Putt kit is availale in the area

    Started by mikelaurin‎, 08-28-2012 06:07 AM
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  17. Talking Need some help with "research"....

    Just doing a little bit of putter length research and i've got a favour to ask of anyone that feels up to helping me out. Anyone on this board that uses a standard putter and even better if you are a great putter, i'm interested in what your wrist to floor measurement is when standing up with golf...

    Started by John‎, 08-26-2012 05:24 PM
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    08-26-2012 07:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Project X wedge shafts?

    I just recently got fitted for Ping S56's and the shaft that gave me the best numbers was the Project X 6.0. I was coming from DGS300 and had never really hit different shafts before. My question is that I have 4 wedges 48,52,56,60 all vokey with the stock wedge flex shaft in them. Does it make...

    Started by sabzor‎, 08-20-2012 10:43 AM
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  19. Arthur Extreme Engineering

    Has anyone tried these shafts? I was looking at either the new caliber tour or the 7 series. I need to replace my stiff flex speeder 757 and was just looking for some reviews. I swing over 105mph with the driver and I have a real quick tempo. Looking for that penetraing ball flight.

    Started by gregnol‎, 07-29-2011 11:27 AM
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    08-12-2012 09:50 AM Go to last post
  20. Reshafting a Callaway Razr Hawk driver

    Anyone tried this? I understand the hosel is .350 diameter but I have read some are larger diameter. I want to install a .335 tipped shaft and am wondering if I can shim it and use a regular ferrule? Or do I need to order the adapter? My plan is to cut the shaft and drill it out rather than...

    Started by Dwayne‎, 07-17-2012 11:02 AM
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    07-27-2012 01:39 PM Go to last post
  21. Xcaliber Shafts

    If you have been trying to get a hold of Robin Arthur at Xcaliber Shafts by phone or email the last 4 weeks to ask about about the shafts he makes, apparently the phone has been disconnected and he hasn't been answering emails. I just heard today that Robin has been battling some very serious...

    Started by Break68‎, 07-23-2012 12:41 PM
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    07-27-2012 01:34 PM Go to last post
  22. Installing shafts into irons

    I wouldn't call myself handy, but how difficult is it to install shafts in irons? I have the shafts and have the iron heads (well they are in the mail). I do not need to extract any shafts. From what I can gather, I need to purchase the epoxy, centering beads, and the ferrules. I am thinking...

    Started by Brewcee‎, 06-14-2012 12:44 PM
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    06-15-2012 01:38 PM Go to last post
  23. Buying Custom Made Clubs

    Brand new to this forum. I have some questions regarding getting clubs made. I went to have a launch analysis done and discovered that my driver that I bought 2 years ago is completely wrong for my swing. I was given the opportunity to try clubs assembled that better suited my swing. The end...

    Started by dougd‎, 06-11-2012 06:28 PM
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    06-14-2012 07:45 AM Go to last post
  24. Unhappy Ribbed Grips

    Having trouble finding some. Pretty much everything Golfworks has is round, and I don't think Golftown carries any. Looking for old school v55 cords or NDMC. Any suggestions?

    Started by Shreen‎, 06-12-2012 02:21 PM
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  25. Thumbs down 4 Iron Damaged

    I played Prescott yesterday and was playing a shot out of the rough with my Callaway X-22 4 iron when I hit the top of a large rock in the dirt under the rough. I heard a very loud bang and saw some white powder fly up. End result is a big chunk taken out of the sole of my 4 iron and the leading...

    Started by Break68‎, 03-19-2012 10:31 AM
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    06-13-2012 09:08 AM Go to last post
  26. Effects of using an xstiff shaft in a fairway wood

    So I bought a 3 wood head and I need to shaft it. I was gonna get a stiff shaft but I just noticed that I have an xstiff shaft that will fit. The shaft is a v2 xstiff in 96g. I have a fairly fast ss with my driver hitting the 115-120mph when I push it. That being said I have a very smooth...

    Started by goliath‎, 05-21-2012 03:01 PM
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    06-11-2012 10:58 AM Go to last post
  27. Prolaunch Red 3 Wood trimming

    I have a prolaunch red that I purchased to use in my driver. It has an R9 tip and the shaft was not tipped when the tip was installed. I want to try it in my 3 wood, can I just remove the grip and butt trim it to the right length? Thanks

    Started by dbleber‎, 06-03-2012 05:04 PM
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    06-09-2012 03:30 PM Go to last post
  28. Question SMT Golf ... Still a Going Concern ?

    Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone on these boards knew if SMT Golf is still around. I play with their driver, 3 wood, and hybrid and love them. That said, they have not released a new driver head in 3 or 4 years, and I can't seem to access their discussion forum from their website any...

    Started by amac‎, 05-30-2012 10:52 AM
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    06-04-2012 10:36 PM Go to last post
  29. Building a 3 wood with Excaliber tour shaft

    Hi everyone. I'm find myself out of a 3 wood. I've been hitting the Xcaliber tour shafts with success in my Driver and 5 wood. Driver is an old Taylor 510 head, my 5 wood head is a Nakashima Np1. I need some recommendations on a good 3 wood head, preferably from Golfworks. Do a lot of...

    Started by Bill Wood‎, 05-28-2012 09:55 PM
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  30. Shortening Driver Shaft Qs

    I have a stock Tour Burner TP driver that I believe plays at 45.5-46". I've had some control problems with this over the past year and I seem to have much better accuracy choking up an inch on the handle. I need a new grip installed on the club anyways, so I'm debating shortening the shaft at the...

    Started by orangeTANG‎, 05-12-2012 08:12 AM
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    05-15-2012 08:32 AM Go to last post
  31. Ping Colour Codes - Purple to Green

    Hello, a friend of mine has Ping i10's - purple colour code flat - i am fitted for green. Can ping change them to green? How would i go about doing that and for how much? Roughly? Thanks for the feedback Steve

    Started by smccord‎, 05-08-2012 05:05 PM
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  32. iron adjustments

    Good day folks, just seeing if anyone can give me some feedback from your own personal experiences as to where would be the best place to get an assessment of the lie and lofts of my irons and if need be, have them adjusted to properly fit my game. I recently bought new irons and want to maximize...

    Started by Keals‎, 05-03-2012 08:42 PM
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  33. weighing and measuring tools

    Pelouze weighing scale model # PE10 6" x 8" x 2" platform size- 6" x 6" 10 lb. capacity power sourse- 9V battery 20$ Etalon 001 dial precision measuring tool stainless steel tempered - Swiss made 20$

    Started by ottpar72‎, 02-25-2012 11:39 AM
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  34. Smile Project Winter Red

    Project Winter Red is finally done. KZG Evolutions irons shafted with new FST 115 shafts, new red ferrules and new GP Tour Wrap 2G grips. Thanks to Jvincent and Chief for all the help and for answering all my questions. I absolutely can't wait to play these irons. The ferrules and grips came...

    Started by Break68‎, 03-27-2011 09:58 PM
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    04-30-2012 12:55 PM Go to last post
  35. Blueing Golf Clubs

    I was just wondering if anyone out there has every blued the head of a putter or club at home, and how difficult it was and how time consuming it was?

    Started by yeahright‎, 02-09-2009 12:38 AM
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  36. Smile A Retro Retrofit

    I've always liked old school Callaway fairway woods. I still own 3 of them. One BB Warbird 3 wood, and 2 GBB Warbird titanium 3 woods. The problem with the GBB woods is that they always sat too closed for my liking. So I had an idea... :scratchch I took the old shaft out of the more banged up...

    Started by LobWedge‎, 04-21-2012 03:54 PM
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    04-23-2012 08:27 PM Go to last post
  37. Where to purchase black oxide solution?

    I was wondering if anyone knew of a local source for blade oxide? I found some online suppliers from the us and eu, but I would like to try and refinish my putter this weekend. Thanks for any suggestions.

    Started by Smallwood‎, 04-13-2012 10:36 AM
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    04-20-2012 02:16 PM Go to last post
  38. Golf Works Canada Price List

    I have recieved my hard copy of the 2012 Golfworks catalogue. I was wondering if anyone knows where I can get the Canadian price list in an Excel file or PDF file. Thanks

    Started by j_man‎, 04-18-2012 12:43 AM
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    04-18-2012 12:26 PM Go to last post
  39. Shaft advice for 2 iron

    I would like to get a proper fitting to figure out what shafts I really need in all my clubs, but I don't really have the money at the moment. The irons I'm currently playing have TT S200s in them, which I quite like. I have a matching 2 iron that has an s400 in it. I don't like the feel of...

    Started by jonf‎, 04-17-2012 05:42 PM
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    04-17-2012 07:33 PM Go to last post
  40. How to choose a driver shaft?

    I am totally clueless/overwhelmed on this process. I would like to get a new shaft for my driver. The current one is a stock titleist shaft that I was given as a freebie about 6 years ago, and is now in pretty rough shape. It has served me fairly well, but I think it's time for a bit of an...

    Started by jonf‎, 04-17-2012 05:49 PM
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  41. Club fitting costs/recommendations

    Hey folks, I'm considering going for a fitting as a gift to myself. I am very happy with the heads I have, and don't anticipate many future changes, but I'd like to get shafts that are suited to my game, along with any necessary adjustments to length and lie angle etc. I'm just wondering...

    Started by jonf‎, 04-15-2012 04:34 PM
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  42. Black putter shaft

    Anybody know a place (in town) or some sort of DIY method in obtaining a black putter shaft? Either PVD or powdercoat or if there is some DIY way...

    Started by mathc38‎, 04-13-2012 09:09 AM
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  43. Shaft with Str8 fit adapter

    Just wOndering if anyone knows if the adapter can be removed and the shaft used in a regular head? I have a Diamana 'ilima shaft in a machspeed driver with the str8 fit technology and want the shaft put in my Superfast 2.0. The shaft is .335 tip I think an Superfast is .350... Anybody think...

    Started by golfisforfun‎, 04-09-2012 11:20 AM
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    04-11-2012 11:48 AM Go to last post
  44. Question How to remove a shaft ?

    I have a new Nickent Golf- 4DX Evolver Driver with a removable shaft. I confess to knowing less than nothing about this process and would like to get some info before proceeding. I would assume that you simply insert the adjustment tool and turn counter-clock wise, is this correct ? Many thanks

    Started by Gofish2‎, 04-09-2012 09:40 AM
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  45. So I Was Fitting a Guy Today... So I Was Fitting a Guy Today... This is from, I found it rather interesting as a wannabe club maker.

    Started by Break68‎, 03-29-2012 12:15 PM
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  46. Taylormade Question

    I'm looking for an Aldila Alpha RIP 70G X-Stiff shaft for my R-11 3 wood. A few people have msged me saying they have a 70G X-Stiff DRIVER shaft. As long as I put an adapter on it, would it fit in my 3 wood the same as a driver? Also.. If I cut it down an inch what would it do to...

    Started by 2Low4U‎, 03-26-2012 08:36 PM
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    03-27-2012 11:11 AM Go to last post
  47. TM R9, R11, FCT tip trimming protocol

    Does anyone know the answer to this. How much tip trimming if any at all, is required when installing a new shaft into a TM FCT sleeve. Not taking into account any required tip trimming from the manufacturer based on shaft model and club selection. I have been reading that the standard is tip...

    Started by stone_bone‎, 03-23-2012 12:43 PM
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    03-23-2012 12:43 PM Go to last post
  48. Ferrule for TM irons

    Hey guys, I am planning to install a set of PX 5.5s into my new TaylorMade MC/MBs and want to make sure I buy the correct ferrules that fit. I know they are .335, but I want to make sure they fit on the OD thanks

    Started by davevandyk‎, 03-19-2012 12:01 PM
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    03-19-2012 12:45 PM Go to last post
  49. References on sg distributing

    Hey, Looking for references or personal experiences with SG Distributing out of Kingston Ontario. From what I understand, they are distributors for Hireko Golf. Thanks

    Started by ThatBobGuy‎, 03-14-2012 02:32 PM
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    03-19-2012 11:50 AM Go to last post
  50. What gram shaft?

    I recently went to a driver fitting and tried various shafts with a titleist 910 d3 head. The r.i.p.'s and proforce v2 were performing really well and was leaning towards the v2 when the fitter says "and if you want to be silly" and hands me a matrix ozik tp6hd. I was hooked, so instead of an 80...

    Started by pengki‎, 02-23-2012 09:12 AM
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    03-14-2012 04:24 PM Go to last post

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