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I need or should say want a new fairway wood and shaft combo. My current fairway wood is an Adams Tight Lies 16* with fubuki tour 73 xflex. I am looking at replacing it with something more for off the tee and maybe add a 5 wood for the fairway.

I am also curious as to everyone's opinion as too having the same shaft for the driver as the fairway woods but just maybe different weight?

 

 

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Driver- Mizuno jpx Ez 9.5(set to low) with Matrix Red tie limited edition masters green with multicompound red platinum 44.5" f3 wood- Adams tight lies 16* Mitsubishi rayon fubuki x flex3-9 irons- Mizuno T-zoid pro irons s300 w sensicores47*, 56* Mizuno s5 wedge white satinPutter- odyssey #9 pro with super stroke 3.0All other clubs have different coloured multi compounds

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Fairway wood for primarily off the tee? Would be hard to beat the Tour Edge Exotics line. You can can probably find the e8 Beta for a steal right now. Used to have it, but the M2 beat it out off the tee and off the deck. M2 is still $250 while you can probably snag the e8 Beta for half that.

 

Shafts can definitely be the same, but the normal way of thinking is you'd want your fairway wood shafts to be a little heavier than your driver shaft (about 10 grams)

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I just gave up my SLDR 3 wood for an m1 5 wood. I hit the SLDR 3 wood too far (265 - with roll) compared to the Driver (278 - with roll) and the courses I normally play. It was a low spin beast! Paired with a Diamana S+ 70. I also play a diamana S+ 60 in my driver. The SLDR just isn't as forgiving as the M1 and the 5 wood is great off the deck and the tee. Now I finally have a 235 club! Hope this helps.

 

 

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I have a Ping Anser with a speeder 757 x flex set at 14, and just got a Wilson FG5 with Speeder Evolution Tour Spec xflex. I might just set the Wilson on highest loft and drop the driver for a bit carry 2 3w. Anser is quite a bit longer when set at similar loft.


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Driver: :wilson_staff_small: FG Tour F5 8* Fujikura Speeder 757 Evolution Tour Spec X-flex, :ping-small: Anser 8*, Black Grafalloy Bi-Matrix X-Flex; :cobra-small: King LTD Pro Orange Grafalloy Bi-Matrix X-Flex

 

 

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My XR is awesome! I have a 70g shaft in my driver and 82 in the fwy. I play the Diamana D+ in X and it's awesome. XR fairways are way cheap right now on Callaway golf preowned.

 

 

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If you keep your Adams 16*, then you can do away with a 5W and add an extra wedge.........what's wrong with the 16* Adams?


Driver: Tour Edge Exotics EXS w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrids: Tour Edge CBX 119 4H(22*)  with Project X Evenflo regular shaft Irons: Wilson Staff D7 5 - PW w/Recoil 460 regular shafts Wedges: Wilson D7 GW(48*) & SW(54*) Cobra King F8 LW(58*)all wedges have Recoil 460 regular shafts Putter: 33" Bellum-Winmore 707 putter Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).

 

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If you keep your Adams 16*, then you can do away with a 5W and add an extra wedge.........what's wrong with the 16* Adams?

I just want something different just not playing well with it

 

 

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Driver- Mizuno jpx Ez 9.5(set to low) with Matrix Red tie limited edition masters green with multicompound red platinum 44.5" f3 wood- Adams tight lies 16* Mitsubishi rayon fubuki x flex3-9 irons- Mizuno T-zoid pro irons s300 w sensicores47*, 56* Mizuno s5 wedge white satinPutter- odyssey #9 pro with super stroke 3.0All other clubs have different coloured multi compounds

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One of the best clubs in my bag the past few years was the Optiforce 5w in the standard pxi 5.5 shaft.   I don't currently have it in the bag now.  But based on the 917 15 degree 3W  I just picked up, if I was going to add a 5w again, I'd strongly look at the 917 5W


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Recommended by fellow spies here: X2Hot Deep (easier off the tee than off the deck, but still manageable). Stock Aldila Tour Green 75 worked great for me and I play a Fubuki alpha 65 in my driver.

 

Brought my spin down and it's my 230-240 yard club now.

I had the Tight Lies as well and it robbed me off distance (launching too high with too much spin).

 

GBB, XR Pro, M2, XTD so many choices for a 5W... I'm also looking for something that doesn't break the bank :D

 

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If you like the feel of the shaft, then there wouldn't be any reason why you couldn't use the same shaft in the 5W.  You may need to get a heavier shaft since it's going to be shorter going into a 5W.  Get fitted by a good fitter if possible.  As for recommendations on a 5W in no particular order,  M1/M2, Titleist 917, and the Callaway Big Bertha Fusion would all be good candidates.  It just depends on what your looking for in a 5W. 

 

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Try the Cobra Baffler....it's a 4W-5W with rails on the bottom.  Very easy to hit off the deck and the launch is high.  

 

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Driver: Tour Edge Exotics EXS w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrids: Tour Edge CBX 119 4H(22*)  with Project X Evenflo regular shaft Irons: Wilson Staff D7 5 - PW w/Recoil 460 regular shafts Wedges: Wilson D7 GW(48*) & SW(54*) Cobra King F8 LW(58*)all wedges have Recoil 460 regular shafts Putter: 33" Bellum-Winmore 707 putter Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).

 

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I can tell you I have the Callaway XR16 3W/5W and they are rocket ships. Both are shafted with the HZRDOUS Red shafts which while they are in the same line as my driver (I play HZRDOUS Yellow) they're not the same. From what I was told by a professional is that it usually doesn't make sense to play the same shaft in your fairway as your driver. But it all just depends on the golfer.


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I can tell you I have the Callaway XR16 3W/5W and they are rocket ships. Both are shafted with the HZRDOUS Red shafts which while they are in the same line as my driver (I play HZRDOUS Yellow) they're not the same. From what I was told by a professional is that it usually doesn't make sense to play the same shaft in your fairway as your driver. But it all just depends on the golfer.

+1 on the XR. Just picked one up with a Tour Issue Matrix RUL and it is a beast. Two swings and my beloved 3 Deep was on the bench.

 

 

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They really are just a kickass fairway wood.


: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.

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If you're looking for an option off the tee then maybe a mini driver or stronger 3 wood would work well for you. The Callaway Mini 1.5 is solid. Until recently I was using a Bridgestone J15 3+ wood and it's a beast off the tee. However I ended up switching to the M2 3 wood as it's just as long and it a little easier off the deck.

 

 

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I agree with Orange that if you are looking for a primary tee option, the big Bertha mini 1.5 is great. Don't lose much off the tee, but very hard to hit off the deck. Use it on courses that require more control.

 

 

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I agree with everyone on there opinions of the callaway woods. They have really stepped up there game since the xhot. I used to have an xhot pro with an aerotech driver shaft and I loved it. I regret getting rid of it.

 

 

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Driver- Mizuno jpx Ez 9.5(set to low) with Matrix Red tie limited edition masters green with multicompound red platinum 44.5" f3 wood- Adams tight lies 16* Mitsubishi rayon fubuki x flex3-9 irons- Mizuno T-zoid pro irons s300 w sensicores47*, 56* Mizuno s5 wedge white satinPutter- odyssey #9 pro with super stroke 3.0All other clubs have different coloured multi compounds

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