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Just reading the Title makes me smile.  I was fitted over 10 years ago and ended up with S300 shafts.  I am getting myself a birthday gift and new irons are on the list.  I am going to go hit a bunch of irons in a couple of weeks and looking for a little direction with new shafts.  My swing speed and overall swing is the same but I am now seeing other options like Nippon or KBS.  I hit the ball mid to high with my irons so just trying to get a feel of what would be on par with the S300.



Titleist AP2 (first gen) standard lie/length True Temper DG s300 stiff flex

Ping I20 Stiff flex 10.5 loft

Right handed

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I'm going to be the first of many to say get fit for what is best. Sounds like your last fitting was a success so go for it again things change and they may suggest something we may not

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Try them all! Nowadays OEM's carry a huge line of no-upcharge shafts and you sure will find something that fits your swing. Definitely more options than 10 years ago.

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If you want something “on par” with the existing shaft just get the S300 again. I would suggest experimenting with shafts first see if something feels and performs better than you existing shaft. If not the dynamic golds are good shafts.

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If you are going to get fit, then clearly I don't think you can go wrong with what the fitter says.  My new clubs(Feb 2020) were a gift to MYSELF as well.  While I didn't have a complete fitting as far as that goes, I splurged on my gift to me, and went with KBS C Taper lite.  While I'm not a track man/numbers cruncher type of golf guy, I can only say they are very nice, I would give some KBS's a look.  Good Luck

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KBS and Nippons are great option for sure. I also currently play S300s as well and I would agree with others to try them all as heads will be a bit different now and the S300 might not work with the head that works best. Good luck with the fit!

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I know you are probably comfortable with the S300's, but DON'T BE AFRAID TO TRY NEW AND DIFFERENT SHAFTS. I think you might be surprised by the feel and performance of the lightweight shafts that are made these days. Enjoy the experimentation; it's a big part of the fun for me!

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If youre looking for DG-similar performance, I'd suggest the Modus 125.  It's a similar weight, and I believe profiles similarly.  The Modus 120 is like a caricature version of DG, with a noticably softer butt section and slightly softer tip, while also profiling about a flex softer.

If you're adventurous, there's always the Nippon Super Peening Blue.  They can still be found here and there.  Have them in one of my sets, they're quite lovely.  

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