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I have a question for those knowledgeable on fittings and swing mechanics. A year ago, I was fitted for an Epic Flash SZ Driver and 3W with xstiff shafts (Fuji XLR8 in driver and Hzrdus Yellow smoke 6.5 in 3W) and retrofitted a set of speedblades (Up to XStiff FST 125 shafts) i bought as an upgrade to my hand-me-down set . Seeing my ball striking improve due to swing changes but not the results, I went and got fitted last week thinking something is up. Turns out my speedblades were still ~2.5 deg too flat for me (could be the new swing). I end up getting fit into PXG 0211s with KBS Tour Stiff shaft due to my 7 iron swing speed. My distances were similar to my old set and the dispersion much better. Anyways, my question is, should I be concerned with my driver and 3w flexes being X-Stiff and instead go with a low spin Stiff shaft? Could they be hurting me now in terms of distance with the swing changes I have made (slower tempo and more controlled, less swaying and not over rotating). Any advice would be appreciated. Also, I know someone is going to say this, and I know, get fitted to find the answer.

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Changed weak to flat

Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with XStiff :Fuji: XLR8 Draw Setup

3W: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with HZRDUS Yellow 6.5 UPRT or PXG 0311X HZRDUS Smoke Black S 2.5* upright

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting

4-AW: PXG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long Unofficial Review

Wedges  54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up  **Testing :cleveland-small: Zipcore Tour Rack 54/full and 58/mid**

Putter: :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab  34"

Ball: :Snell:or KSigs or :taylormade-small: TP5 pix 2.0




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I would not be concerned about the different flexes.  It's about what works and feels best for your swing with that club.  I would suggest that you don't make the choices only based on a set of fitting numbers, make sure the fitting data translates to on course performance.   

You are not alone having a little variety in the bag....

I have a x flex diamana graphite in my driver and s flex graphites in the hybrids and steel proj x lz 6.0's in 4-pw and 6.5's in the 49, 53 & 57.   That's what feels and works best for my game.  I may experiment with other shafts in the hybrids but they are working well at the moment so I am in no hurry to change them.

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Ping G410+ 9*, Accra TourZ X265 M5 

Ping i20 17* & 23* hybrids, stock stiff shafts

Mizuno JPX 919 HMP 4i, PX LZ 6.0

Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 5 - PW, PX LZ 6.0

Cleveland Tour Action 49*, 53*, 57*; PX LZ 6.5

Ping Heppler Fetch

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In reality,  the flex on a shaft is only a reference for a particular shaft;  there is no standard.  Stiff to one manufacturer (or even within the manufacturer but different lines) could be a regular to another and an XStiff to another.   

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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:      :srixon-small: 765 6-AW with KBS Tour shafts
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  


Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG


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