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KBS $-Taper Iron Shafts

 

 

 

If you're at all into shaft technology, you no doubt know the name Kim Braly -- the KB of KBS Shafts. His fingerprints are all over some of the most popular shafts in golf history, including the Project X and Rifle shafts, and he co-authored patents for Frequency Matching. 

 

Since 2008 KBS has been cranking out some of golf's most popular shafts, including the Tour, the Tour V, the C-Taper and the C-Taper Lite. KBS is favorite of OEM's and fitters alike, and this year Braly is introducing his latest creation, the $-Taper.

 

KBS says the $-Taper (let's call it the Money Taper) is a low-spin, mid-launch shaft designed for feel, workability and distance - KBS calls it Tour feel and Money performance (see what they did there?).

 

As always, we care what you think. MyGolfSpy is looking for 4 avid golfers to test, review and keep a set (4-PW) of the new $-Tapers and let the MGS Community know what you think.

 

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How To Apply:

 

In this thread (and ONLY in this thread), please tell us the following:

 

First name, home state or province

Your current iron/shaft combo

Shaft Flex

Custom fit?

7-iron carry distance

 

NOTE: This review opportunity is for shafts only - you will be responsible for grips and shaft installation.  Also, please make sure your irons will fit .355 taper tip shafts.

 

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Good luck, and we'll announce the testers in this thread next week!

 

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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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(4) TESTERS WANTED   KBS $-Taper Iron Shafts       If you're at all into shaft technology, you no doubt know the name Kim Braly -- the KB of KBS Shafts. His fingerprints are all over some of t

The testers have been chosen, congrats to these guys and as a C-Taper player I'm excited to see how these turn out!   Kegger Volgolfer oaks Hackabilly   Congrats guys, I'll be PM'ing you soon!

This happens every time. Like 12 people apply after the testers are announced...   Sent from my SM-T580 using MyGolfSpy mobile app

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Joe

North Carolina

Wilson f5 tour forged

nippon modus 3 105

Stiff

Yes custom

7-iron carry distance 160

I love new shafts but mine are .355 tapered and fairly new so it would be a great comparison against Nippon being i really like them, the black pvd is very cool, i use neon green ferrules and with that black would be very noticeable [emoji6]

 

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Hi,

 

John, Ohio

2016 AP 2 with AMT S  +1.00"

Stiff

Custom fit - yes by Titleist previously but for older irons (these irons are constructed to the same specs)

7 iron carry = 158 yds

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Jasper, Virginia

712 AP1 with True Temper Dynalite Gold XP

Stiff

Not custom fit

160 yards

 

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G10 24

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Kevin, Louisiana

 

Ping S55 with c-taper 125 s+

+1" maroon dot.

 

Yes... custom fit

 

7 iron carry, 180 yards

 

Love the look of the black shafts!

 

 

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BOOM!!! Always great things happening here at MGS!

 

Since the Cobra Connect Challenge is just kicking off I will bow out of this one, good luck to everyone that enters and I'm looking forward to the reviews.

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Shane, Texas


Bridgestone J15 CB w/ Dynamic Gold AMT


X100


Yes


7i Carry: 178 yds


 


Holy Smokes what a great opportunity. These shafts are legit if the pros are bagging them...which they are!


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Gary Nelson Lancashire UK


Mizuno JPX 900 Tour KBS C taper 


Stiff


Half inch short standard loft and lie


7 Iron carry 160

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I've heard amazing things about this shaft.   Good luck everyone!!

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:ping-small:  G410 FW 7 Alta CB R flex 

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