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Nice! Wish I had the patience to do this,,,,,

 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"

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Really like the alignment sticks.   Looked up the cost for some dowels and thinking about making myself some.   If you don't mind sharing,  where do you get the endcaps and what is your process to taper the tip?

 

 

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* with UST Proforce V2
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
               :titelist-small: 915H 24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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23 hours ago, cnosil said:

Really like the alignment sticks.   Looked up the cost for some dowels and thinking about making myself some.   If you don't mind sharing,  where do you get the endcaps and what is your process to taper the tip?

 

 

Endcaps are just 1/4" vacuum caps from Amazon.  Nice tight fit over the 5/16" dowel.  To taper the tips I just did a few circular-ish passes with an orbital sander to make it easier to slide the cap on.  Not really tapered, just somewhat rounded off.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0781LNZKF/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Also if you're curious....I did two coats of stain, and then the paint sprayed one color a day with 24hr drying time and re-taping before next color.  And then three coats spray gloss polyurethane.  It was a week-long process and kind of tedious but I was really happy with the end result, especially for my ~$20 investment.

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On 8/14/2020 at 11:39 AM, cnosil said:

Really like the alignment sticks.   Looked up the cost for some dowels and thinking about making myself some.   If you don't mind sharing,  where do you get the endcaps and what is your process to taper the tip?

 

 

A couple years back I thought about "investing" in some alignment sticks. Then one day, while shopping at Home Depot...

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Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash Subzero 9* loft with HZDRUS Smoke stiff
4-wood: :callaway-small: Mavrik Subzero (16.5*) with Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI X
2-hybrid: :taylormade-small: GAPR Lo with stock KBS Hybrid 80g stiff
3i-PW: :ping-small: i210 blue dot, Power Spec, with TT S300 hard stepped
50*, 54*, and 58*: :mizuno-small: blue ion S18 with TT wedge
Putter: :ping-small: Redwood Piper 0*

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On 8/13/2020 at 10:03 AM, csamsh said:

Got tired of my driveway markers...made some of my own sticks.  Hardwood, stain, spray, and polyurethane. 
One is a classic helmet color and stripe pattern for the University of Illinois, the other is a St Louis Cardinals sock. 

I get way more comments on the sticks than any club lol.

 

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Got tired of my driveway markers...made some of my own sticks.  Hardwood, stain, spray, and polyurethane. 
One is a classic helmet color and stripe pattern for the University of Illinois, the other is a St Louis Cardinals sock. 
I get way more comments on the sticks than any club lol.

 
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Well done


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Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

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@csamsh are those 48” dowels, or 36”. Driveway markers are 48”, but my local Woodworker’s Club only stocks 36” (in hardwoods)

 

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GW:  Cleveland CBX 2 52 degree, 11 bounce

6 - 9 irons: Callaway RAZR X HL Irons,  True Temper M-10 XP steel shaft

5H Callaway RAZR X HL 27 degree, 60 lie, 38.75" length

4H: Taylormade 22 degree,   60.5 Lie    40.25" length

3W Callaway Diablo Octane 15 degree, 56 lie, 43"

Taylormade Rocketballz 10.5 degree 46"

 

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22 hours ago, Finky999 said:

@csamsh are those 48” dowels, or 36”. Driveway markers are 48”, but my local Woodworker’s Club only stocks 36” (in hardwoods)

48, cut down to about 46.5

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PXG 0811 X/70S Ahina
Cobra F9 Tour/80S Diamana B
Mizuno MP18 FliHi (3) MMC (4-P)/Tensei White X
Maltby M Tour 50&58/KBS 610 125S+
Evnroll ER2.2
Snell MTBX
 

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