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I purchased a used Razr-Fit driver in January at a shop in AZ.  It has been the best $50 I've spent on golf.  While chatting with some guys in the club house after a round the other day, one of them was thinking his driver had "lost some of its pop".  He was certain it was not damaged (cracked) but just that it was not getting the distance it did when new.

 

Not knowing the history of the driver I purchased, it got me thinking.  While it is in like new condition cosmetically and has a stock shaft, for all I know it was used by a 6'9", 280 lb small NBA forward with a triple digit swing speed.  How real is this notion that drivers loose their "pop"?  My brief interwebz search suggests this is folly - more likely a golfer looking for an excuse.

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I don't buy into that theory. This past weekend I was driving the ball as good as I have all summer with equal or greater distance. FWIW - My driver is a 2014 SLDR.

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I agree with PlaidJacket. I just returned from the range where I was hitting a 20 plus year old first flight driver. It goes about 210. Considering age of the test robot and declination in swing speed the club is just fine. Note. I use that small head to focus on strike since that driver head could fit inside my current driver and still have room to move around

 

 

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Callaway Big Bertha Fusion Heavy 10.5 closed face setting

Callaway Razor Fit 3 wood

Nickent 3 Hybrid

XR-OS 4i - 9i factory steel stiff 2 up +1

Ben Hogan 44,48,52,56

Nickent PP-01

Maxfli Tour Center of Gravity model

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Unless the club is damaged or cracked, this is just an excuse for poor play. A driver can not lose "pop", if anything a driver would get broken in and be better.

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Wilson Staff C300 9.0* Fujikura Pro 58 stiff

Callaway Rogue 3W Mitsubishi Diamana D+ LTD 80 stiff

Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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Totally agree with all of the above

 

 

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Ping G410 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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