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Found this online. Padersons first long drive event, biggest field of year and finished 2nd place out of 52 guys

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Looks like it captured 4th place as well, for 2 spots in the top 5!!


What's In The Bag

Driver :titelist-small:

Titleist 913 D2 10.5* (set to 9.75* / Neutral) 46" Paderson KINETIXX Kevlar Green - R

Fairway Wood

Tom Wishon 949 MC 16.5* Fujikura Speeder 569-A

Hybrid  :cleveland-small: Hibore 22* Aldila VS Proto Blue

Irons  :ping-small: G series 5-P

Wedges :ping-small:Glide 54* SS / 60* TS - SCOR 53*

Putter     :nike-small: Nike Method 001 / P2 Reflex grip 35"

Ball

Master Grip Tour C4

Bag

Datrek DG Lite  

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In a never ending quest for more distance I have noticed that I need to tee the ball lower. When I do that I reduce the launch angle a bit, to about 14.5 and get right around 2300 spin. It goes farther than 16.5, 2000.

 

Also there is less axis tilt so the ball flys straighter and I hit more shots on the sweet spot.


Ping G410 - set at 12 degrees, fade setting - Alpha Distanza 40 weak R flex shaft

Tour Exotics EX 10 3 wood

Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

SCOR 48,52,58

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

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In a never ending quest for more distance I have noticed that I need to tee the ball lower. When I do that I reduce the launch angle a bit, to about 14.5 and get right around 2300 spin. It goes farther than 16.5, 2000.

 

Also there is less axis tilt so the ball flys straighter and I hit more shots on the sweet spot.

I've always tee'd the ball fairly low and used a higher loft than most, but that seems to keep me in the fairway better, as well.  I'd rather lose 10 yards and be in short grass.

 

I will say, the Paderson seems to make me longer with that setup, as well.

 

Very overcast today, 62* when I was playing.  Most drives were around 200-210, but in the fairway or short rough.

 

That's after a 3 week layoff, but about as long as I was on "good days" last year.

 

3 years ago I "strived" to hit 200 yard drives under the best of conditions, now I consider them short.  When the temps are 70+ I expect to hit 225-230.

 

That may not seem like much, but to an "old man" like me, that's a "big deal."

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What's In The Bag

Driver :titelist-small:

Titleist 913 D2 10.5* (set to 9.75* / Neutral) 46" Paderson KINETIXX Kevlar Green - R

Fairway Wood

Tom Wishon 949 MC 16.5* Fujikura Speeder 569-A

Hybrid  :cleveland-small: Hibore 22* Aldila VS Proto Blue

Irons  :ping-small: G series 5-P

Wedges :ping-small:Glide 54* SS / 60* TS - SCOR 53*

Putter     :nike-small: Nike Method 001 / P2 Reflex grip 35"

Ball

Master Grip Tour C4

Bag

Datrek DG Lite  

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Every yard is a big deal at my age. I have found that I don't necessarily hit it lower when I tee it lower but I am more consistent. When I tee it high, I tend to do a little more spraying, but I can still hit it low at that height.

 

I should try a Paderson shaft, but it's a long way to a fitter that has one. After all the good reviews that you guys have given it, might be worth a trip.

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Every yard is a big deal at my age. I have found that I don't necessarily hit it lower when I tee it lower but I am more consistent. When I tee it high, I tend to do a little more spraying, but I can still hit it low at that height.

I should try a Paderson shaft, but it's a long way to a fitter that has one. After all the good reviews that you guys have given it, might be worth a trip.

I've always prefered a high tee but I'm finding that the combo of the different COG and the Paderson shaft work better with a medium height. Just trying to do everything I can to scratch out a few extra yards particularly since I now have some extra 400 yard plus par 4s to deal with.


Ping G410 - set at 12 degrees, fade setting - Alpha Distanza 40 weak R flex shaft

Tour Exotics EX 10 3 wood

Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

SCOR 48,52,58

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

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Yep.  New website with good info on the different styles, etc.  

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I went through a period of not hitting the club and shaft worth crap, pretty sure it was more me than the shaft, but I did cut it down yesterday. I had left it long in case I needed to tip it. I was actually surprised how well I hit it but as I said, I had to make some adjustments and suddenly, I could not hit it. I hope the tropical rain will be gone in a few days and can try it out. I will report back.

 

It feels much better, but I did like the added distance of the long shaft, as long as I could hit it.

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Driver:      :mizuno-small:  ST190G on Fujikura ATMOS Black

Fairway:   :mizuno-small:  ST190TS 15° on Fujikura ATMOS Black

Hybrids     :mizuno-small:  CLK 22 & 25 (set to 20° & 23°) on Fujikura SPEEDER

Irons:     :mizuno-small:  MP5 5-P on True Temper Dynamic Gold

Wedges: :mizuno-small: MP-T5 52*, 56* & 60* on True Temper Dynamic Gold Wedge

Putter:    :cameron-small: 2018 Select Newport 2

Balls:      :titelist-small: Pro V1X

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It's been 6 months since I got the Paderson shaft for review.  Post review followup is posted.

http://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/13186-forum-member-review-paderson-shafts/?p=157646

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What's In The Bag

Driver :titelist-small:

Titleist 913 D2 10.5* (set to 9.75* / Neutral) 46" Paderson KINETIXX Kevlar Green - R

Fairway Wood

Tom Wishon 949 MC 16.5* Fujikura Speeder 569-A

Hybrid  :cleveland-small: Hibore 22* Aldila VS Proto Blue

Irons  :ping-small: G series 5-P

Wedges :ping-small:Glide 54* SS / 60* TS - SCOR 53*

Putter     :nike-small: Nike Method 001 / P2 Reflex grip 35"

Ball

Master Grip Tour C4

Bag

Datrek DG Lite  

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Still kinda seems like this topic just died?

That's normal got blades, there is a lot of great info here, I'm about to post my last follow up review but generally speaking reviews here are hot anticipating the review and right after.


Ping G410 - set at 12 degrees, fade setting - Alpha Distanza 40 weak R flex shaft

Tour Exotics EX 10 3 wood

Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

SCOR 48,52,58

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

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That's normal got blades, there is a lot of great info here, I'm about to post my last follow up review but generally speaking reviews here are hot anticipating the review and right after.

Exactly.  The info is in there for readers to read.  You won't see a lot more comments but you'll see the "views" count continue to climb. Especially as more people search the web for info on Paderson.  In fact, if you Google "Paderson Shaft Review" the MGS page is the first link shown.

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In my bag, JULY 2020
:titelist-small: TS2 Driver Hzrdous Smoke Shaft (Stiff Flex)
:titelist-small: TS2 Hybrids  Mitsubishi Tensei Shaft (Stiff Flex)
:mizuno-small:  MP-59 5-PW; KBS Tour (Regular Flex)
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Got my 6 month follow up up:

 

http://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/13186-forum-member-review-paderson-shafts/?p=157658

 

Still love this thing.

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BIRDIE COACH & MENTOR, FIRST TEE OF GREATER HOUSTON
HDCP: 12.6 (GHIN: 3143312)
In my bag, JULY 2020
:titelist-small: TS2 Driver Hzrdous Smoke Shaft (Stiff Flex)
:titelist-small: TS2 Hybrids  Mitsubishi Tensei Shaft (Stiff Flex)
:mizuno-small:  MP-59 5-PW; KBS Tour (Regular Flex)
 :callaway-small: PM Grind Wedges
:bettinardi-1:  Putter

:bridgestone-small: 2020 TOUR B RXS
Sun Mountain Cart Bag
:Clicgear: 3.5 Push Cart (I'm walking 9 outta 10 rounds!!)

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Still kinda seems like this topic just died?

Even though review threads generate less comments after the performance reviews, IMHO the follow-up review may actually be the most important.

 

How many times have we gotten excited about some new equipment and played with it for a few weeks, or months, only to take it out for an "old reliable" or flashy "new toy?"  I've done it far more than I'd like to admit, but they're my toys and I like to play with them.

 

The Paderson shaft is now the 2nd oldest piece of equipment in my game bag, next to my fairway wood/shaft combo.  Other than my driver head, hybrid, iron set, wedges and putter, I haven't made any other changes in what I take to the course on a regular basis. - lol

 

I'm interested in what gear really stands the test of time with a group of reviewers that tend to spend way more time on a golf blog than "normal people," and are obsessed with the latest and greatest golf gear.  

 

Some folks might even call them Club Ho's, but that's OK ;)

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What's In The Bag

Driver :titelist-small:

Titleist 913 D2 10.5* (set to 9.75* / Neutral) 46" Paderson KINETIXX Kevlar Green - R

Fairway Wood

Tom Wishon 949 MC 16.5* Fujikura Speeder 569-A

Hybrid  :cleveland-small: Hibore 22* Aldila VS Proto Blue

Irons  :ping-small: G series 5-P

Wedges :ping-small:Glide 54* SS / 60* TS - SCOR 53*

Putter     :nike-small: Nike Method 001 / P2 Reflex grip 35"

Ball

Master Grip Tour C4

Bag

Datrek DG Lite  

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Beals,

 

That's a very well put explanation. Completely agree!

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:titelist-small: TS3 8.75 with HZRDOUS Yellow and Black MicroPerf Best Grips.

:callaway-small: XR 16 3W & 5W with HZRDOUS Red shafts and Black MicroPerf Best Grips.

:srixon-small: U65 4i with Fujikura MCI shaft and Black MicroPerf Best Grips.

:titelist-small: AP3 5-PW with Accra Tour 110i shafts and Black MicroPerf Best Grips.

:titelist-small: SM7 50F, 54S and 60M grinds with Dynamic Gold 120 Tour Issue S400 and Black MicroPerf Best Grips.

:bettinardi-1: Queen B #6 with 34" Stability Shaft and P2 Aware Tour Grip.

:titelist-small: Pro-V1 Golf Ball.

Jones Utility Golf Bag.

Dormie Custom Headcovers.
Bushnell Pro X2 Laser Rangefinder.

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What's in the bag:
 
Driver:  Sub 70 639D - 9.5; :cleveland-small: Launcher HB Turbo; :mizuno-small: ST 190 
FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
Irons::wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged; :benhogan-small:PTx Pro, :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; :wilson_staff_small: Progressives (circa 1993)

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX -2, :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60; :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model
Putter:   :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8,  :benhogan-small:Baby Ben

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X (2020); :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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I would also be interested to know if Paderson shafts will be available for my 5 wood and hybrids…. I am 

truly impressed with the performance of this shaft.

 

Paderson has a full line of shafts for woods, hybrids, irons and wedges.

http://padersonshafts.com/overview.php


What's In The Bag

Driver :titelist-small:

Titleist 913 D2 10.5* (set to 9.75* / Neutral) 46" Paderson KINETIXX Kevlar Green - R

Fairway Wood

Tom Wishon 949 MC 16.5* Fujikura Speeder 569-A

Hybrid  :cleveland-small: Hibore 22* Aldila VS Proto Blue

Irons  :ping-small: G series 5-P

Wedges :ping-small:Glide 54* SS / 60* TS - SCOR 53*

Putter     :nike-small: Nike Method 001 / P2 Reflex grip 35"

Ball

Master Grip Tour C4

Bag

Datrek DG Lite  

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