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OK, so, my irons are PING g-700 with graphite CB shafts, 1/2" over, swing weight identical to my G-25's with steel shafts, here is my dilemma.

My G-700's feel lighter than my G-25's when I swing them, would adding lead tape to them change the flex? 

If I change to heavier shafts, would that change the swing weight?

Would a heavier shaft have a different kick point?

 

 


 DRIVER: default_cobra-small.jpg.125f3712aad21ad9f7ca2c672e34a299.jpg  Cobra F-8 set at 10.5,  Aldila NV 2KXV Blue 60 (R) 44 1/2 "

3 & 5 WOOD: default_callaway-small.jpg.a58e7c6760b71a9eb95d385ecc5d2200.jpg Callaway XR-16, Fujikura Speeder Evolution 565 Red (R) 

IRONS 5-SW: default_ping-small.jpg.b7606a25498d65282474c96f18d2debd.jpg PING G-700, 2 upright, std loft  Alta CB (R) + 1/2"

HYBRID 3-4:  default_ping-small.jpg.b7606a25498d65282474c96f18d2debd.jpg PING G-410, 1 upright,  Alta CB 70 Red (R) + 1/2"

PUTTER: Byron Experimental GSS

 

 

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OK, so, my irons are PING g-700 with graphite CB shafts, 1/2" over, swing weight identical to my G-25's with steel shafts, here is my dilemma.
My G-700's feel lighter than my G-25's when I swing them, would adding lead tape to them change the flex? 
If I change to heavier shafts, would that change the swing weight?
Would a heavier shaft have a different kick point?
 
 


The CB will make the head feel lighter even if the weight is identical statically. You can add tape to the head but the overall weight will go up and it's a bit trial and error. From what I can remember, flex can be made stiffer by cutting the shaft down, and vice versa. Your shaft weight can help you get to a certain swing weight. But how a shaft is designed on an EI profile determines how it reacts. How you transition and how you load the shaft matters too. Getting fit is the sure way to match you to a shaft because there are so many options and considerations.

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Driver: Callaway FT-9 Aldila NV 65 (9 degrees, Stiff)

Woods: Titleist 910Fd Fairway (17.5 degrees, Regular)

Hybrids: Ping G Hybrid Alta Shaft (22 degrees, Regular)

Irons: Ping I E1 Regular AWT 2.0 Black Dot, 5 Iron 38.00" 26 degrees, 6 Iron 37.50" 29 degrees, 7 Iron 37.00" 32 degrees, 8 Iron 36.50" 36 degrees, 9 Iron 36.00" 41 degrees, PW     35.50" 45 degrees

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 50 degrees, F, Titleist Vokey SM7 54 degrees, S, Titleist Vokey SM7 58 degrees, D, Cleveland RTX 2.0 54.12 degrees, Cobra Tour Trusty 58.10 degrees

Putter: Odyssey 2-Ball Blade

Right-handed

Raleigh, NC

15 hcp

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Might just try adding lead and see what happens,,,,, ironically some of the best shots I have hit have been with the G-700's, flew a center pin , 155 yard par 3 with an 8 iron.

Maybe the lightness gives me some head speed and gains in distance without direction control,,, these are the first irons I have played with graphite shafts........


 DRIVER: default_cobra-small.jpg.125f3712aad21ad9f7ca2c672e34a299.jpg  Cobra F-8 set at 10.5,  Aldila NV 2KXV Blue 60 (R) 44 1/2 "

3 & 5 WOOD: default_callaway-small.jpg.a58e7c6760b71a9eb95d385ecc5d2200.jpg Callaway XR-16, Fujikura Speeder Evolution 565 Red (R) 

IRONS 5-SW: default_ping-small.jpg.b7606a25498d65282474c96f18d2debd.jpg PING G-700, 2 upright, std loft  Alta CB (R) + 1/2"

HYBRID 3-4:  default_ping-small.jpg.b7606a25498d65282474c96f18d2debd.jpg PING G-410, 1 upright,  Alta CB 70 Red (R) + 1/2"

PUTTER: Byron Experimental GSS

 

 

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