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Mjr. D

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  1. Just what golf needs, more shaft offerings! TPT, the one Justin Rose is now using, says they're the best. Everyone says they're the best (eye roll).
  2. Interesting... https://mygolfspy.com/mygolfspy-launches-in-japan-and-korea/
  3. I love that one.
  4. Heads only although I had the modus wedge shafts I'm selling, in them before. If you want I can sell you both...
  5. 2017 Epon Tour Wedge - 60 Degree. MSRP is $375. Precision Forged in Japan. Incredible feeling and super versatile wedge. Excellent condition with very little use. Hosel has been reamed out slightly. 300g $275 - Free Shipping Titelst Vokey Cold Forged Wedge Set straight from Japan - 52, 56, 60 Degree. MSRP was $250 per wedge. US Vokey wedges are cast whereas Japan Vokey's are Cold Forged for superior feel. These are buttery soft and perform extremely well from any lie. Super versatile wedge. Excellent condition, very little use. 300g, 296g, 290g $495 - Free Shipping. Seven 2016 Original Wedge - 64 Degree [/b]Insane Spin and very versatile, similar to the Vokey. Excellent condition. 306g $150 - Free Shipping Modus 3 System 125 Wedge Shafts, Shimada Tour Black Wedge Shafts, True Temper Spinner Shaft Selling these together for the guy who likes to experiment. Modus Lengths - 34.25", 34", 33.25" (.360 tip), 33" Shimada Lengths - 34.25" - 115g, 34" - 114g Spinner - 34 3/8" - 114g $125 - Free Shipping Continental US. $20 International Putter Shafts UST Frequency Filter - 30.75 - 96g Shimada 121-P 120g Putter Shaft - 31 1/8" $40 - Free Shipping Continental US. $20 International
  6. ZY-11 is the lowest spinning/launching head I've ever hit with the TaylorMade SLDR 430 right there with it. I can't imagine anyone needing anything less than a 10.5 loft if they pair it with a mid/low spin/launch shaft. I couldn't even get my 8.5 ZY-11 in the air.
  7. Interesting. I've studied this topic a lot in the last six months. As with most things, there are varying opinions. Most "experts" think there is something to FLO'ing but not much to finding the spine with a spine finder. They say they lie to you. If you do believe in all of this, most "experts" agree that S1 (Spine 1 - stiffest part of the shaft) should face straight up and N1 (neutral 1 - most stable part of the shaft) should face down the target line. N1 and N2 form a 180* line and S1 and S2 form a 180* line through the shaft. It's impossible to have a shaft with an S point and an N point 180* from each other. For me personally, I don't have a frequency machine so I have to rely on FLO'ing by pulling the shaft back and releasing it by hand and I find it very inaccurate. Depending on my pull and release, the shaft can oscillate clockwise or counterclockwise. I do however use a spine finder and to me, I can absolutely feel what part of the shaft has the most resistance and I install the shaft with the stiffest direction facing straight up, to prevent shaft droop coming into impact. Most "experts" say shaft droop will cause more mis**ts that anything else, so it makes sense to have the stiffest part of the shaft pointing up, to counter this. With all this being said, it might be complete nonsense. I just figure if I can do it, and I enjoy it, why not? But with most things in life, to each their own.
  8. Been reading a lot about inserting wooden dowels into the shafts of your clubs to dampen vibrations. It's supposed to soften the feel of the clubs and make contact more solid. Does anything have experience with this? Is it worth it? Thanks!
  9. Best feeling putter I've ever used, by far, was a Bettinardi BB2 DASS with a copper plating and 3 sound slots. I've never rolled anything that felt like that thing. SM490 is also very addicting, especially with the Muziik putter shaft.
  10. Wow! Impressive. So what's your favorite feel metal out of all of these? What's the softest? Hardest?
  11. And for the record, Gold's Factory never milled their own putters, right? They just modified blanks and other company's putters, correct?
  12. Indeed!
  13. Great post. Very interesting. What is the difference between SUS303 or SUS316L? Are these the only metals he uses? Thanks.
  14. I came across a thread about Wood Bros putters and the guy had this to say: Some "Wood Bros Bench Mark 60s putters (5 models) - hand forged by Japanese Samurai sword maker. You can see the layers of metal used to make the heads with very close examination. Like persimmon woods, the edges of the multiple layers are stacked up the face of the putter - creating the strongest head and also best feel. There's a discussion of the Japanese sword maker, Mr. Takagi, now near 100 yrs old and still playing golf, who hand made them on Page 9 of my Wood Bros collection thread. Maybe 20 examples of 5 different styles were made. Most sold in Japan and almost never seen. I've been collecting them for 30 years and have bought every one I've ever found. Dave Wood doesn't even own any. BTW - the putters are grooveless faced - don't need grooves - super soft and instant roll off the face. Anyone ever hear about or try one of these?
  15. Same, M stamp for me. Not a fan of the roadrunner thing.
  16. Wow, this is the best post on here in months! Please elaborate further if you have the time. Specifically how they were able to spine/FLO the shafts as effectively without an SST machine. Great, great post man. Very interesting stuff. Love it.
  17. Ya, who knows. That club builder on GolfWRX, Kwok, uses them with all his builds and people swear by it.
  18. No I don't have any, I just read about some guy who does and said they're incredible putters.
  19. Let's hear it!
  20. Hi guys, looking to unload some nice gear. Everything is in really nice condition. I take good care of my equipment. Not interested in trades, sorry. I’ve listed pricing for continental US. Feel free to message me for international and overseas inquiries. Rare Ryoma Maxima Type V in 8.5 Degree Loft. This is easily the longest driver I’ve ever hit. Absolute bullets and Super forgiving. Excellent condition. Unique feel. If you’re looking for more distance, there is none better than this. Comes with original head cover and optional heavy tungsten weight. $549.95 Free Shipping. Scotty Cameron Xperimental Prototype 1998 Longneck Newport LN Teryllium Tiger Woods Putter. Cameron Crown shaft band. Comes with head cover and divot tool. Super soft, buttery feel. 34.75 inch. Asking $549.95 Free Shipping Crazy Sigma Fairway 50 Full Length 50T Carbon 80g 2.7 Torque Super Low spin and launch. Extremely accurate shaft with a unique feel. MSRP - $400 Asking $175 $15 shipping Continental US Quadra Fire Express Prototype Hybrid Shaft 100x Full Length 50T Carbon Fiber. Best hybrid shaft I've ever used. Extremely tight dispersion, smooth and stable with a mid, penetrating ball flight. Quadra were the first brand to create the quad axis weave used in many shafts from many different brands today including Axiv, Honma and Graphite Design. 2 sections of 4 axis weave using high elastic carbon. Nano Technology that helps create a tight dispersion with low spin. They produce such high quality carbon that they actually supply carbon sheets to some of the top brands including Honma's ARMRQ which also feature the 4 axis weave in their shafts. The Quadra Fire Express Utility Shaft is quality shaft that that have become known for great performance and feel. 40 inch 105g 2.3 Torque X-flex. MSRP - $225 Asking $84.95 $15 Shipping Continental US A-Grind CMB Hybrid Driving Iron 18 Degree. Outstanding soft feel, made in Japan. Beautiful simple looks and very forgiving. This head is actually hollow which is required when producing a metal club this size and keeping it at the proper weight it's a 2 piece stainless steel SUS-431 body and head designed all around accuracy and straightness. Asking - $95 Free Shipping - Continental US Royal Collection BBD 505V 18* Really great head. Great sound and feel and great out of any lie. Definitely one of the best utilities I've ever hit. New this head went for $350 Asking - $49.95 Free Shipping - Continental US Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks guys.
  21. Lets hear your vote.
  22. What's your favorite iron?
  23. I may have started a topic like this a few years ago but I can't remember. Anyway, what's your all-time best performing driver and shaft, fairway and shaft, hybrid and shaft, iron and shaft, wedge and shaft, putter and shaft, grips, ball, etc? I'll start it off. Driver - Control - Epon 105 Driver - Distance - Ryoma Maxima Type V Shaft - Diamana X & Diamana Ahina Fairway - Epon Technity FW & Tourstage X-FW Type T - 12.5* Shaft - Crazy Sigma 50 Hybrid - Royal Collection BBD 505V Shaft - Quadra Fire Express Proto 100x Irons - Epon 302 & 2011 Onoff Forged. Runner up - Tourstage 709MC Shaft - Nippon Modus 3, 120TX. Wedges - Epon X - Copper Runner Up - 2016 Seven Shaft - Nippon WV Putter - Bettinardi Japan MC-2 Shaft - No idea. Grip - Iomic I-Classic Mid Ball - Bridgestone B330 Grips - Elite Y360S M58 & Nowon Ichi