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    Talking Question for you Scotty Guru's

    Why is the ball mark repair tool on the Scotty Cameron site called a "pivot tool"?
    Some people are like Slinkies... they're really good for nothing, ... but they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down a flight of stairs...

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    I think it looks like a pivot and is a play on words of divot?
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    I believe Scotty gave it that name when he designed it.. Unlike other tools it is designed to be placed in the ground and rolled (or pivoted).
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    "Introduced in 2001, the Cameron pivot tool is the result of Scotty's tinkering. This tool has been the subject of numerous magazine articles and used by many of the worlds top touring professionals. Its unique design provides more leverage when repairing divots and is environmentally sound for the greens. It truly is form following function."

    From scottycameron.com
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    and they have some cool ones too! stainless one, chome ones, every colour of the rainbow... and the one that came with my peace headcover is black with a white peace symbol on it... pretty cool...

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    The clip tools are pretty cool as well.
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    basically, they give it a different name, which makes it "unique to Scotty Cameron", which means they can charge excessive amounts of money for them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonf View Post
    basically, they give it a different name, which makes it "unique to Scotty Cameron", which means they can charge excessive amounts of money for them.
    Actually you can pick up the standard tool at GT for 12 or 15 bucks..
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonf View Post
    basically, they give it a different name, which makes it "unique to Scotty Cameron", which means they can charge excessive amounts of money for them.
    I feel this section should be for those who are Cameron fans.. and would like to discuss Cameron topics.. Over and over posts are being flooded with replies that do not pertain to the topic.
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    Fair enough. Didn't really mean to ruffle many feathers...I just can't believe what the man is able to charge for some of his accessories (though I'm dying to get my hands on a putter.

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    No worries Jonf.. perhaps I jumped the gun.. I am just growing tired of these kind of replies.. For me this section was established for those into Cameron goodies to chat. Continuely threads are being "made fun of" and its growing old. There are a fair amount of ppl here that are not into Camerons and perhaps they don't need to reply to these post, unless they have something helpful to add..
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    Nah, you didn't jump the gun. It was my usual smart ass remark.

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    If I may interject here, the forum here is not meant to be a fan forum, but a discussion forum.
    If people have negative opinions that is OK to post, as long as it is done respectfully.

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    not too overpriced IMHO. I payed $20 for a ball mark repair tool (not a Scotty) at the marshes. I've got a Scotty one as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffc View Post
    not too overpriced IMHO. I payed $20 for a ball mark repair tool (not a Scotty) at the marshes. I've got a Scotty one as well.
    Its just like buying brand name anything.. For me the style and craftsmanship is unmachted.
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    I got a REALLY nice Scotty Pivot Tool as a prezzie

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonf View Post
    Fair enough. Didn't really mean to ruffle many feathers...I just can't believe what the man is able to charge for some of his accessories (though I'm dying to get my hands on a putter.

    Jon, I don't think its that fact that he charges so much. I find when I browse the Scotty online store stuff is reasonably priced. Its when I see stuff posted on forums such as this one where the supply is limited and demand is high that the prices go up. I think maybe you might be mistaken there.
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    I general I find the stuff on here pretty reasonable. I'd never pay retail for one, nor would I pay some of the collector's prices as I want to game mine. You can easily find one on here for $200 total where they sell for over $400 new once you add tax. And most of the ones on here in that range are in great shape or mint.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff Johnston View Post
    Jon, I don't think its that fact that he charges so much. I find when I browse the Scotty online store stuff is reasonably priced. Its when I see stuff posted on forums such as this one where the supply is limited and demand is high that the prices go up. I think maybe you might be mistaken there.

    Ya, you're probably right. It's the scotty mania that drives up the price rather than the company itself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonf View Post
    Ya, you're probably right. It's the scotty mania that drives up the price rather than the company itself.
    Very cleaver marketing as well.. See the new Hula covers.. 2007 made.. 100 of them came with one hula girl topless.. The first one sold on ebay for 900US.. Not a bad return on a 72 dollar investment.
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