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Great idea! I just got a 48" ruler at Harbor Freight for $3.20 using my 20% super coupon. 

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Glad everyone is finding this to be useful. I use it a lot more than I would have imagined.

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I tried to make one a while back that I could adjust lie angles with and thought I did a good job until I compared measurements with a guy who had a Golf smith measuring tool. 

As soon as I get home I'm going to make one like yours.  It looks so simple! Thanks!

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3w - Taylormade RBZ stage 2 tour 14.5* Fujikura 70 s-flex std length

Hybrid - Mizuno JPX 850 s-flex std length. 

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On 4/4/2019 at 2:29 PM, edingc said:

Glad everyone is finding this to be useful. I use it a lot more than I would have imagined.

Here's my attempt!

Decided to use a hinge to allow for different lie angles, and will stick a protractor in there at some point too.

Could get a 48" metal ruler in the UK (they're all 1m!), so used a shorter one that starts at 20"!

Thanks for the great idea!

 

Sean

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Driver: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Proto X 9° - Graphite Design Tour AD TP 6S

Fairways: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg0341X Gen 2 13° - Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 6S; 0341X Gen 2 15° - VA Drago 65 S

1&2 iron: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0311X - Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 95 X (1) S (2)

Hybrid: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0317X Gen 2 19° - Accra Tour Z Xtreme Hybrid M4

Irons:  th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0311X Gen 1 4; 0311T Gen 2 4-PW - Oban CT115 S

Wedges:th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Sugar Daddy Gen 2 - 50°, 54°, 58°- Oban CT 115 S; KBS Hi-rev 2.0

Putter:  1500419358_LABlogo-horizontal-black.png.141fcb5fd7603f7f248f3821f51a6797.png  Directed Force 2.1 35" with lagp.png.7ad0cf3ac148827f3723a9f69a948244.png 135 shaft

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I missed this topic when first came out. But kudos to both of you men for making these measuring devices. Y'all might not realize it but you're throwback guys. These days we all run to Amazon. (me included) In the olden days guys made stuff they needed.

Keep up the improvisation / innovation. 👍

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12 minutes ago, PlaidJacket said:

I missed this topic when first came out. But kudos to both of you men for making these measuring devices. Y'all might not realize it but you're throwback guys. These days we all run to Amazon. (me included) In the olden days guys made stuff they needed.

Keep up the improvisation / innovation. 👍

I did go to Amazon - just thought £50-60 was a bit excessive, so came across this guy's thing and thought I'd have a go. Works perfectly!

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Driver: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Proto X 9° - Graphite Design Tour AD TP 6S

Fairways: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg0341X Gen 2 13° - Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 6S; 0341X Gen 2 15° - VA Drago 65 S

1&2 iron: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0311X - Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 95 X (1) S (2)

Hybrid: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0317X Gen 2 19° - Accra Tour Z Xtreme Hybrid M4

Irons:  th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0311X Gen 1 4; 0311T Gen 2 4-PW - Oban CT115 S

Wedges:th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Sugar Daddy Gen 2 - 50°, 54°, 58°- Oban CT 115 S; KBS Hi-rev 2.0

Putter:  1500419358_LABlogo-horizontal-black.png.141fcb5fd7603f7f248f3821f51a6797.png  Directed Force 2.1 35" with lagp.png.7ad0cf3ac148827f3723a9f69a948244.png 135 shaft

Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5 Pix

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Well done.  Might have to put one together.  Thanks for sharing. 

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I'm really glad people still are finding this useful.

The set of Maltby PTMs and my wedges in my signature were all built using the setup in my original post. I never bothered to buy anything else.

Additional benefit is that the yard stick works perfectly for putting drills as well.

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callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Super Hybrid, 41.5", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 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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7 hours ago, edingc said:

I'm really glad people still are finding this useful.

The set of Maltby PTMs and my wedges in my signature were all built using the setup in my original post. I never bothered to buy anything else.

Additional benefit is that the yard stick works perfectly for putting drills as well.

If only I could get one long enough in the UK 😪 They're all only 1m, so not quite long enough for measuring, but do have one for putting!

I'll post a photo if I can find a useful way to mount a protractor on it, so that it can do lie angle as well. Not sure it'll be overly precise, but will see what happens.

Thanks again for your idea! Saved me about $60! Two planks of wood, a hinge and a short ruler was $15 at most. It's $70-80 inc shipping to get the Dynacraft set up in the UK.

Sean

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Wedges:th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Sugar Daddy Gen 2 - 50°, 54°, 58°- Oban CT 115 S; KBS Hi-rev 2.0

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Got a hold of a protractor and can now check lie angle or ensure I'm measuring using the 60deg standard. Obviously need a bit of a clean up, but it does the job!

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Fairways: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg0341X Gen 2 13° - Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 6S; 0341X Gen 2 15° - VA Drago 65 S

1&2 iron: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0311X - Graphite Design Tour AD IZ 95 X (1) S (2)

Hybrid: th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0317X Gen 2 19° - Accra Tour Z Xtreme Hybrid M4

Irons:  th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg 0311X Gen 1 4; 0311T Gen 2 4-PW - Oban CT115 S

Wedges:th.jpg.d6e2abdaeb04f007fd259c979f389de6.jpg Sugar Daddy Gen 2 - 50°, 54°, 58°- Oban CT 115 S; KBS Hi-rev 2.0

Putter:  1500419358_LABlogo-horizontal-black.png.141fcb5fd7603f7f248f3821f51a6797.png  Directed Force 2.1 35" with lagp.png.7ad0cf3ac148827f3723a9f69a948244.png 135 shaft

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Do you need to change the lie angle when measuring woods or hybrids or do you stick with the consistent 60 degrees all the time? Looks like a simple, effective tool to have! Thanks!

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On 11/24/2021 at 11:05 AM, Rtracymog said:

Do you need to change the lie angle when measuring woods or hybrids or do you stick with the consistent 60 degrees all the time? Looks like a simple, effective tool to have! Thanks!

I stick with the consistent 60 degree lie angle for all measurements. That's based on a USGA document I found for measuring club length.

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From my experience measuring a small handful of OEM clubs and also custom built stuff, not everyone else follows suit. But it's a very good and useful tool!

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On 11/25/2021 at 9:56 AM, edingc said:

I stick with the consistent 60 degree lie angle for all measurements. That's based on a USGA document I found for measuring club length.

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From my experience measuring a small handful of OEM clubs and also custom built stuff, not everyone else follows suit. But it's a very good and useful tool!

Correct.  Our club fitter/builder uses 62* to account for the butt cap.  Just like everything else in golf club industry’s, the concept of standard is fuzzy.  What one company considers stiff vs regular can vary.  What one considers a 7iron loft another considers it a 6iron (etc.). 

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Genius idea with the hinge/protractor. I managed to find a 48" steel ruler in the UK:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/302407774579?hash=item4668e87173:g:zBkAAOSwsgZdF1WZ 

Tad expensive at £28 though. . .

 

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