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A very cold two buckets this morning, clear skies and sunny but couldn't keep my hands warm at all. Temps were in the mid-to-upper teens so not ideal weather. I could at least follow ball flight today which was a nice relief.

My goal today was to work on two things from my lesson Monday, getting a good turn and not throwing my upper body forward to start the downswing. I'd say about one-third of the balls I hit today were very good, and over half were definitely much improved from the past few weeks before my lesson. I'm still struggling to get a good turn, but it also took me a good 25-30 balls to get loose. I was much more successful with keeping my upper body from moving forward on the downswing.

It's amazing how much better I hit my driver and hybrids when my upper body stays back. Had several drives land at or past the 252 flag, and I had a few silly Super Hybrids from the deck (including the video below). So glad I picked up that club and replaced my 3 wood.

 

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cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
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image.png.49fcc172a1ed0010d930fbe1c5dc8b79.png L.A.B. Golf DF 2.1, 36", 68°, Black with Custom Sightlines, BGT Stability Tour, L.A.B. Press II 3° | Unofficial Review
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20 minutes ago, edingc said:

A very cold two buckets this morning, clear skies and sunny but couldn't keep my hands warm at all. Temps were in the mid-to-upper teens so not ideal weather. I could at least follow ball flight today which was a nice relief.

My goal today was to work on two things from my lesson Monday, getting a good turn and not throwing my upper body forward to start the downswing. I'd say about one-third of the balls I hit today were very good, and over half were definitely much improved from the past few weeks before my lesson. I'm still struggling to get a good turn, but it also took me a good 25-30 balls to get loose. I was much more successful with keeping my upper body from moving forward on the downswing.

It's amazing how much better I hit my driver and hybrids when my upper body stays back. Had several drives land at or past the 252 flag, and I had a few silly Super Hybrids from the deck (including the video below). So glad I picked up that club and replaced my 3 wood.

 

150 ball speed with the hybrid very nice!

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Got out to the heated bays this past Thursday, I've been doing a lot of "dry" swings in the living room trying to groove 1) A flat left wrist without losing my arms at the top of my backswing 2) Not "humping the goat"

I'm pretty happy with my progress on 1, but still early extend quite a bit. I'm going to do more practice swings with my butt up against a chair to hopefully ingrain that movement pattern better. Here's an 8 iron from this week, and then a 7 iron from late August. Boy does shorts and a tee shirt look great right now 😅

 

 

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3 minutes ago, ncwoz said:

Got out to the heated bays this past Thursday, I've been doing a lot of "dry" swings in the living room trying to groove 1) A flat left wrist without losing my arms at the top of my backswing 2) Not "humping the goat"

I'm pretty happy with my progress on 1, but still early extend quite a bit. I'm going to do more practice swings with my butt up against a chair to hopefully ingrain that movement pattern better. Here's an 8 iron from this week, and then a 7 iron from late August. Boy does shorts and a tee shirt look great right now 😅

 

 

Hmmm. That place looks familiar. 🤣

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cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
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2 minutes ago, edingc said:

Hmmm. That place looks familiar. 🤣

Haha every time I'm there I take a peak at the other bays to see if you might be there too

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4 hours ago, Lacassem said:

150 ball speed with the hybrid very nice!

The Super Hybrid has so much pop in it, it's crazy. There is a legitimate chance I could go for the par 5 in two on the back nine at my home course next year now. Completely changing my long game.

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8 minutes ago, edingc said:

The Super Hybrid has so much pop in it, it's crazy. There is a legitimate chance I could go for the par 5 in two on the back nine at my home course next year now. Completely changing my long game.

I hope you do! What’s the ball flight looking like? Pretty consistent?

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10 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

I hope you do! What’s the ball flight looking like? Pretty consistent?

Yeah, likes the left side but it's not really hook biased. I will probably just need to aim down the right side of wherever I want it to go which will insulate against my bad miss which is a pull left.

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1 hour ago, edingc said:

The Super Hybrid has so much pop in it, it's crazy. There is a legitimate chance I could go for the par 5 in two on the back nine at my home course next year now. Completely changing my long game.

Man you make me want to jump on this. You gaming the stiff or xs?

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50 minutes ago, rbsiedsc said:

Man you make me want to jump on this. You gaming the stiff or xs?

Stiff. Nice and smooth feeling shaft, although I'm finding I get along pretty well with the feel of all of the Mitsubishi shafts I've tried.

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Went to the range today, worked hard on dropping the club into the slot. Good solid 2 hours


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18 hours ago, edingc said:

A very cold two buckets this morning, clear skies and sunny but couldn't keep my hands warm at all. Temps were in the mid-to-upper teens so not ideal weather. I could at least follow ball flight today which was a nice relief.

.......... I'm still struggling to get a good turn, but it also took me a good 25-30 balls to get loose. ......

 

In my world temps in the teens and a good turn are mutually exclusive!!  🥶

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32 minutes ago, Shapotomous said:

In my world temps in the teens and a good turn are mutually exclusive!!  🥶

Yeah, I had much more luck with working on the turn during my lesson indoors at a balmy 70-ish degrees. When it's that cold, even with the heater in the stall, it takes me a good 40-50 balls just to get loose!

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I decided that my wife's yoga mat would do me more good than her.. split in half and taped end to end makes a perfect 10' runway. Rolls true at about a 10. Added marks at 10', 5', and 3'. 3-5 footers have been the my nemesis. 

One of my goals for 2021 is to make my weakness (putting) my strength. After spending a week with this setup, the Puttout, a new toe-heavy blade putter, and a putt stroke overhaul, my round on Saturday I already noticed my putting had had improved night and day. Feel like I still have some work to do but everything already feels so much more comfortable. 

Super stoked! 

 

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Went to the sim today to test out these bad boys head to head:
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I will be doing a little review at some point as I use the RDX but I don't think there is even a question at this point. I had 40 swings on both shafts (sets of 5) today and if the numbers didn't speak for themselves the feel did.

This was my averages over the sets and today was not a very fast Swing Speed day whatsoever and the hulk felt like a 3 inch dowel while the RDX was extremely smooth, with substantially less spin. Will cover in a review down the road but I never get below 3k spin and I did a few times today.

Also figured out what setting I should be on with the titleist adapter and that is A2. my club face was varying between 1 degree open to 1 degree closed on average which I was very happy with. Was also very happy with my path today which as usual was out to in but was much closer to a straight path consistently. I don't typically see close to a straight path consistently

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19 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

Went to the sim today to test out these bad boys head to head:
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I will be doing a little review at some point as I use the RDX but I don't think there is even a question at this point. I had 40 swings on both shafts (sets of 5) today and if the numbers didn't speak for themselves the feel did.

This was my averages over the sets and today was not a very fast Swing Speed day whatsoever and the hulk felt like a 3 inch dowel while the RDX was extremely smooth, with substantially less spin. Will cover in a review down the road but I never get below 3k spin and I did a few times today.

Also figured out what setting I should be on with the titleist adapter and that is A2. my club face was varying between 1 degree open to 1 degree closed on average which I was very happy with. Was also very happy with my path today which as usual was out to in but was much closer to a straight path consistently. I don't typically see close to a straight path consistently

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Great initial testing. Interesting to see such a difference is efficiency for the RDX to have the same ball speed. Was this a stike pattern issue or something with the way that club read. Otherwise nice drop in soon from that RDX.

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28 minutes ago, ejgaudette said:

Great initial testing. Interesting to see such a difference is efficiency for the RDX to have the same ball speed. Was this a stike pattern issue or something with the way that club read. Otherwise nice drop in soon from that RDX.

So ball speed was low guessing from the balls (used what was there chrome softs). I’ll have to use some door spray but felt like today anyway I was getting a lot of square strikes on the face, on top of not feeling the need to swing as hard (6 mph difference on the average there). I’m going to be interested to see what my dispersion is over this upcoming year. I have not swung in about 2 weeks and always feels a little awkward at first which it did with the hulk but just felt so smooth right away with the RDX. My first couple swings were in the 106 range for speed and they just felt great

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37 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

So ball speed was low guessing from the balls (used what was there chrome softs). I’ll have to use some door spray but felt like today anyway I was getting a lot of square strikes on the face, on top of not feeling the need to swing as hard (6 mph difference on the average there). I’m going to be interested to see what my dispersion is over this upcoming year. I have not swung in about 2 weeks and always feels a little awkward at first which it did with the hulk but just felt so smooth right away with the RDX. My first couple swings were in the 106 range for speed and they just felt great

You said you struggle with spin, do you have that issue with other heads as well.   The RDX sees like a better shaft, but would be interesting to see ball speed and distances with a lower spinning setup.   Do you know AoA?   Our speeds are similar and I know I am losing lots of distance so I know you can get more out of a swing than what you are showing there.  

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14 minutes ago, cnosil said:

You said you struggle with spin, do you have that issue with other heads as well.   The RDX sees like a better shaft, but would be interesting to see ball speed and distances with a lower spinning setup.   Do you know AoA?   Our speeds are similar and I know I am losing lots of distance so I know you can get more out of a swing than what you are showing there.  

I’ll have to look next time I don’t think that was on this sim but I’m negative for sure just don’t know how negative now.

I definitely have not unlocked my distance potential and this was a slow day (usually around 115) I NEVER get spin below 3k no matter what head it seems anyway

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