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there is no way I'm playing a driver where the spin is 3000-4000, I don't care if I can repeat the other numbers or not, any driver that spins as much as 3000 you're losing massive distance, even if the M1 only gets you to 2200-2300 you are still better than what you have, I would by the M1 right now.


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I've got to play the bad guy here for a moment. On a launch monitor I'm able to average out my SLDR at 16.8/1900. That's really about as good as it gets.

 

However let a little swing flaw slip in and it gets ugly in a hurry. It will creep in too and mind you whatever my flaws I'm a very consistent ball striker. When the swing is just a tad off the ball is going nowhere with the set up that produces 17/1700, it's too close to the edge. Better to shoot for something between 14-15 and 2400 or so, lots of margin for error there.

 

Just a word of warning

 

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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

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I've got to play the bad guy here for a moment. On a launch monitor I'm able to average out my SLDR at 16.8/1900. That's really about as good as it gets.

 

However let a little swing flaw slip in and it gets ugly in a hurry. It will creep in too and mind you whatever my flaws I'm a very consistent ball striker. When the swing is just a tad off the ball is going nowhere with the set up that produces 17/1700, it's too close to the edge. Better to shoot for something between 14-15 and 2400 or so, lots of margin for error there.

 

Just a word of warning

 

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Well said Rev. Mishits that create less spin will produce shots that literally fall out of the air due to the lack of spin.

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Driver -  :taylormade-small: M1 9.5* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Fairway -   :taylormade-small: M1 5W 19* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Hybrids -   :ping-small: G25 4H 23*

Irons -  :mizuno-small: JPX 850 Forged 4-PW w/ Nippon N.S. Pro 1150S

Wedges - :mizuno-small: S5 50*07, 54*12, 58*12 w/ Nippon N.S. Pro 1150S

Putter - Oddyssey Metal-X #7 w/ SuperStroke Pistol GT 2.0

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I listened to Rory and Tiger talk about drivers on the course once. They both prefered when it spun mid 2k range. It kept them from a bad miss apparently.


Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ Diamana Ahina 80X 44"
Fairway Metal- Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 Beta 3W 13* w/ Matrix 7m4 X 42.5"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP-18 FLI HI 3i and 4i w/ KBS C-taper lite X
          Mizuno MP59 5i and 6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 56* bent to 55* w/ rifle spinner shafts

                and Titleist Vokey 60* M grind

Putter- Never Compromise Dinero Mogul
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B XS

Bag- Ogio Aquatech Cart Bag

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I'm calling it, it's official.  

 

SLDR has been dethroned.  The GBB + Fuji combo has got the nod, the spot in the bag and the Seamus headcover.

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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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I'm calling it, it's official.  

 

SLDR has been dethroned.  The GBB + Fuji combo has got the nod, the spot in the bag and the Seamus headcover.

 

You'll be back


Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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It was a bit of a roller coaster ride

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Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ Diamana Ahina 80X 44"
Fairway Metal- Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 Beta 3W 13* w/ Matrix 7m4 X 42.5"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP-18 FLI HI 3i and 4i w/ KBS C-taper lite X
          Mizuno MP59 5i and 6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 56* bent to 55* w/ rifle spinner shafts

                and Titleist Vokey 60* M grind

Putter- Never Compromise Dinero Mogul
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B XS

Bag- Ogio Aquatech Cart Bag

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Yeah, kind of like this.

 

https://youtu.be/giY0WhKpnpI

 

 


: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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You'll be back

 

I tried, I tried so very hard and for a lot longer than I should have.

 

SLDR is back in the bag.  Played it the last two rounds and it was BY FAR my 2 best driving rounds of the year.

 

At this point I'd just like to publicly apologize to my SLDR for ever thinking I could replace it.  I'm sorry!  I'd like to say it won't happen again, but I don't want to lie to you.  So I'll just say it won't happen for a while and I've missed you a lot.

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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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I feel the same way hcky. I tried this past year (twice) to replace my SLDR. It's still in my bag. Unless I get the bug again for a new driver it will remain there for it's 3rd season in 2017.


My Sun Mountain bag currently includes:   TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 771CSI 5i - PW and TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png PFC Micro Tour-c 52°, 56°, 60 wedges

                                                                               :755178188_TourEdge: EXS 10.5*, TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 929-HS FW4 16.5* 

                                                                                :edel-golf-1: Willimette w/GolfPride Contour

 

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I tried, I tried so very hard and for a lot longer than I should have.

 

SLDR is back in the bag. Played it the last two rounds and it was BY FAR my 2 best driving rounds of the year.

 

At this point I'd just like to publicly apologize to my SLDR for ever thinking I could replace it. I'm sorry! I'd like to say it won't happen again, but I don't want to lie to you. So I'll just say it won't happen for a while and I've missed you a lot.

I think this shows how well the SLDR was fitted for us as well as how good of a driver it is. I wonder if we were fitted again at the kingdom could a newer taylormade driver unseat it.

 

 

 

Also I was right 😜


Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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I think this shows how well the SLDR was fitted for us as well as how good of a driver it is. I wonder if we were fitted again at the kingdom could a newer taylormade driver unseat it.

 

 

 

Also I was right

 

Mine wasn't fit. OTR basically. I got lucky is all.


My Sun Mountain bag currently includes:   TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 771CSI 5i - PW and TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png PFC Micro Tour-c 52°, 56°, 60 wedges

                                                                               :755178188_TourEdge: EXS 10.5*, TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 929-HS FW4 16.5* 

                                                                                :edel-golf-1: Willimette w/GolfPride Contour

 

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Look, tinkering to try to beat something that was fitted to you is going to be next to impossible, unless you go through another fitting. My $.02.

Everything about your gamer is for you. Everything you've done to beat it ISN'T for you, specifically. You want a new toy? Go through a similar fitting and see what happens... It's really the only way you'll be giving it an honest shot.

 

p.s. The first G30 with my Xphlexxx Agera shaft was crazy long AND forgiving...

 

 

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Driver: :honma: TR20 460, :Fuji: Ventus Black 70X

Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :srixon-small: Z585 4/5 iron, Z785 6-PW, :Nippon:Modus 120X

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Platinum M5 HT Mallet, 36"

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Look, tinkering to try to beat something that was fitted to you is going to be next to impossible, unless you go through another fitting. My $.02.

Everything about your gamer is for you. Everything you've done to beat it ISN'T for you, specifically. You want a new toy? Go through a similar fitting and see what happens... It's really the only way you'll be giving it an honest shot.

 

p.s. The first G30 with my Xphlexxx Agera shaft was crazy long AND forgiving...

 

 

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Read the thread. I did go through another fitting after trying a bunch of random combos to fit myself.

 

Also tried the G30 and didn't get along with it. Just a spin machine for me

 

 

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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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Read the thread. I did go through another fitting after trying a bunch of random combos to fit myself.

 

Also tried the G30 and didn't get along with it. Just a spin machine for me

 

 

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Yes, Sir!

 

 

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Driver: :honma: TR20 460, :Fuji: Ventus Black 70X

Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :srixon-small: Z585 4/5 iron, Z785 6-PW, :Nippon:Modus 120X

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Platinum M5 HT Mallet, 36"

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My SLDR got the boot this spring. Ended up with a BBA. I like the trajectory and feel a little better. But I might get another when the BBA loses its luster:-)


There is no spoon.

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TaylorMade M3
Callaway Diablo 15°
Callaway Diablo 18°
Callaway Steelhead XR Pro 4-W
Mizuno TP-4 50, 54, 58
TaylorMade Rossa Monza Spyder

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Giving this guy a bump for a couple reasons.

 

1. It's one of my favorite threads

2. I'm still gaming SLDR and still trying to beat it (this years contender is Epic SZ with VA Composite Raijin)

3. The CG knowledge from T in here is absolute gold

4. We can see the origins of the SLDR-C promotion, and more importantly, we can hear directly from T about the truth of the SLDR-C

5.  It's Thursday :)

 

So while this thread is long, it's completely worth the read if you haven't done so yet

 

Now come on and get this snow to melt so I can find out what driver I'll be gaming this season!

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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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