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Wow, I just bought a D3 that I gained about 20 yards over my XR16 with though a custom fitting.  If the Epic is longer than the 917 than I may have 2 new drivers on my hand....LOL

The times I have hit the 917 it was with the stock shaft in it, and it couldn't out perform my King LTD. However, the Epic with the stock shaft did. Your custom fit 917 may be a different story. I am looking forward to seeing what others think once they get the chance to hit it. 

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I have hit the 917D2 and while it is a fairway finder, so is the Epic and it was significantly longer for me. 

 

GolfSurfSki:

  Thanks.  I'll definitely put it on my short list to test out.  Interested to see it in person.

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1 / :srixon-small: Z*Stars

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

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Any word on of the fairway metals also have the same rods inside?

 

 

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Driver: Honma TR 460 8.5*, Aldila RIP Alpha 80 S, 45 1/4"; Ping G425 LST, Fujikura Speeder TR 661 S, 45 1/2"

hybrids: Cobra King Tec 17* and 21*, both with Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105 X

Irons:  Srixon ZX5 4-6, ZX7 7-PW, UST Mamiya Recoil F4, +1”

Wedges: :edel-golf-1: SMS 50D/54V/58D:Nippon:Modus 130 stiff, +1”

Putter:  :edel-golf-1: EAS 1.0

All but putter have Lamkin ST+2 Hybrid Calibrate midsize built to oversize +1

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I hit the 13.5 and while it had the same solid feel of the driver, I do not remember seeing any dots on the bottom like on the driver. I may have missed it though. The 3 metal was really good and very solid. It has two interchangable weights (front and back) so you can adjust your launch conditions accordingly. 

My Assisant pro was back from vacation and I asked him how he liked the driver. His comment was that it was an absolute beast and that he was on staff with the wrong company. I was glad to hear his thoughts on it, as I didn't even think to ask him when I hit it. 

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The times I have hit the 917 it was with the stock shaft in it, and it couldn't out perform my King LTD. However, the Epic with the stock shaft did. Your custom fit 917 may be a different story. I am looking forward to seeing what others think once they get the chance to hit it. 

 

The right shaft can make all the difference in the world!  Getting the right shaft that fits your swing can optimize the launch angle and maximize your swing speed while keeping you in the short grass.  Glad the Epic stock shaft worked for you!

 

MDGolfHacker

What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1 / :srixon-small: Z*Stars

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

Facebook:   md golfhacker
Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
Instagram:   mdgolfhacker

 

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The right shaft can make all the difference in the world!  Getting the right shaft that fits your swing can optimize the launch angle and maximize your swing speed while keeping you in the short grass.  Glad the Epic stock shaft worked for you!

 

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Totally agree! My point was to just compare stock to stock. However, I am playing a Cobra King Ltd driver that I was fit for and both the Epic drivers with stock shafts beat my fitted Cobra.  

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Do we know where the center of gravity is located on the standard EPIC model and its MOI? I've seen claims the SZ may be in the 5,000 MOI area with the weight back. Wondering when we might seem some MGS numbers on these. I've been seeing quite a few reports of increased ball speed with these two clubs...

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