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1 minute ago, Thin2win said:

Glad it is working for you so far. any more testing with it lately? 

I've hit it a bit more at the range this week. My planned round last Saturday got wiped out due to frost.

The reality is I'm a mid-handicap and driver is probably the worst part of my game. The AutoFlex hasn't miraculously made me into a robot, and save for last Friday's range session I'm still struggling with face contact. Some of that is my swing. Monday's range session was awful all around and Tuesday wasn't much better - product of it being early in the season and working on things from last week's lesson.

Perhaps the best new feedback I can offer is that misses don't seem as severe as they could be/have been with other shafts. For as whippy and uncontrolled as the AF feels waggling around, it easily holds up to 110+ MPH swings. 

It does feel like the AF produces effortless ball speed. I'm seeing a lot of 160+ MPH ball speeds and those were very rare before this past offseason. But right now a good strike is only about one-in-five swings so my consistency needs some major help.

I'm hoping to give the AF into June/July time period before making a long-term decision. I haven't put the Rogue White back into the Mavrik for fear of making even more changes while I'm struggling.

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Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
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I'm definitely curious how your long term test goes. I don't have your swing speed. And having watched a few of the you tubers hit it, I got the impression that it does add some club head speed, but overall it's accuracy kept them from putting it in the bag. But for players with a little slower (maybe much slower) swing speed it seems to test out better. 

But I haven't gone to the other forums to read their results. I only care about yours. You're my boy blue. 

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@edingc I see that you’re playing it at 45.75”, and that was recommended. Have you found anyone playing it at 45” and having success? Does it have to be on the longer side to be effective?

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Great write up.  Wow, and I thought I had spent a Kings ransom on the KBS TD. 🙂

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7 hours ago, PMookie said:

@edingc I see that you’re playing it at 45.75”, and that was recommended. Have you found anyone playing it at 45” and having success? Does it have to be on the longer side to be effective?

A few people on the Facebook group have gone shorter and found success at 45.5" or 45.25". I think I recall one person going to 45" and saying they liked that.

I watched the latest TXG livestream and Ian acknowledged that going shorter would help swingweight with heavier heads like the TSi series, but he also warned that cutting it shorter would lessen some of the speed potential.

I'm leery of going shorter for one reason - resale value. A 45.75" shaft is worth more on the secondhand market than a shorter one. I've debated about going to 45.25" but that's what is holding me back so far.

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Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
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3 hours ago, edingc said:

A few people on the Facebook group have gone shorter and found success at 45.5" or 45.25". I think I recall one person going to 45" and saying they liked that.

I watched the latest TXG livestream and Ian acknowledged that going shorter would help swingweight with heavier heads like the TSi series, but he also warned that cutting it shorter would lessen some of the speed potential.

I'm leery of going shorter for one reason - resale value. A 45.75" shaft is worth more on the secondhand market than a shorter one. I've debated about going to 45.25" but that's what is holding me back so far.

This makes sense and I saw that TXG video as well and that seems to make sense. The advantage of a 50 gram shaft is moving up to 45.75 (not an uncommon stock shaft length now) is still having a reasonable swing weight, then of course getting the speed from the longer shaft. Look forward to seeing your future testing with the shaft.

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Best of Luck - I can tell you it took me about 3 weeks until I got along with my shaft when I received it.  I hit it great at the fitting so I ordered it, but then it took me a little while to get used to.  Since then, I've never hit a combo better.

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I see TXG has a new series showing a driver fitting for the slow swinging Ronnie (my hero).  There have been 2 videos so far and a 3rd on the way.  In the second video he was fitted into an Autoflex and it looks like that will be a keeper.

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Another heavy AutoFlex day at the range. Today was not the best of weather days with it being in the low 40s with a sustained 12-15 MPH right-to-left wind. Weather aside, I'm starting to dial in the strike point with the AutoFlex at D2.5 and 45.75":

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I caught one ball low heel, but most of my "misses" struck barely low on the face. Several shots came right out of the center. That pattern is over 30-plus shots. I noticed I had started to let the ball work too forward in my stance over the past few sessions. Bringing the ball back in line with my left big toe upped my consistency.

Mevo numbers were disappointing, but I suspect the temperature of the range balls did me no favors. I also received my second COVID-19 vaccine last week. My swing speed dropped following my first dose three weeks ago and hadn't fully recovered. The second dose had more noticeable side effects and wiped me out for a whole day at the end of last week.

Excuses aside, I averaged 110 MPH club speed and 158 MPH ball speed. My last swing of the day was the best, hitting 162.3 MPH ball speed on a beautiful baby draw.

I am pretty certain my dispersion has improved with the AutoFlex in the Mavrik. This is a feel and not a validated fact. I still hit an overcooked hook or a high blocked fade with the best of them.

At this point, I'm waiting on the weather to cooperate with me so I can get the AutoFlex out on the course. I feel like I've been practicing forever and should be playing. However, we've had such a mild early spring, I forget it is only the end of March.

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Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
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2 hours ago, edingc said:

Another heavy AutoFlex day at the range. Today was not the best of weather days with it being in the low 40s with a sustained 12-15 MPH right-to-left wind. Weather aside, I'm starting to dial in the strike point with the AutoFlex at D2.5 and 45.75":

IMG_29032021_133429_(800_x_600_pixel).jpg.3b77840a3707aa7e38b9fb2559d3ad99.jpg

I caught one ball low heel, but most of my "misses" struck barely low on the face. Several shots came right out of the center. That pattern is over 30-plus shots. I noticed I had started to let the ball work too forward in my stance over the past few sessions. Bringing the ball back in line with my left big toe upped my consistency.

Mevo numbers were disappointing, but I suspect the temperature of the range balls did me no favors. I also received my second COVID-19 vaccine last week. My swing speed dropped following my first dose three weeks ago and hadn't fully recovered. The second dose had more noticeable side effects and wiped me out for a whole day at the end of last week.

Excuses aside, I averaged 110 MPH club speed and 158 MPH ball speed. My last swing of the day was the best, hitting 162.3 MPH ball speed on a beautiful baby draw.

I am pretty certain my dispersion has improved with the AutoFlex in the Mavrik. This is a feel and not a validated fact. I still hit an overcooked hook or a high blocked fade with the best of them.

At this point, I'm waiting on the weather to cooperate with me so I can get the AutoFlex out on the course. I feel like I've been practicing forever and should be playing. However, we've had such a mild early spring, I forget it is only the end of March.

Looks dead on center .. wait until the weather warms up balls will be flying 

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On 3/25/2021 at 5:59 AM, edingc said:

A few people on the Facebook group have gone shorter and found success at 45.5" or 45.25". I think I recall one person going to 45" and saying they liked that.

I watched the latest TXG livestream and Ian acknowledged that going shorter would help swingweight with heavier heads like the TSi series, but he also warned that cutting it shorter would lessen some of the speed potential.

I'm leery of going shorter for one reason - resale value. A 45.75" shaft is worth more on the secondhand market than a shorter one. I've debated about going to 45.25" but that's what is holding me back so far.

Would choking down on the grip have the same effect as shortening the shaft?

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6 hours ago, rlb4 said:

Would choking down on the grip have the same effect as shortening the shaft?

As with most things in in golf, it depends. Some people have no issues gripping down on the club, while others are more comfortable at the end of the grip (like me).

As far as swingweight goes, I'm not sure how AutoFlex would react to a heavier head but gripped down.

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Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
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cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
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cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING MIM Black, 1° Flat, 35.5", 35.25", Mitsubishi MMT Wedge 105 TX | #CobraConnect Review
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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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Great information, really appreciate it.  

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According to Russ Ryden, his software profiled the Autoflex SF505XX to be essentially the same profile as the Mitsubishi Bassara GG 53 S from 2014. Interesting...

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9 hours ago, dlow206 said:

According to Russ Ryden, his software profiled the Autoflex SF505XX to be essentially the same profile as the Mitsubishi Bassara GG 53 S from 2014. Interesting...

I'm not sure what to make of his findings, although Russ' sites is one of my favorite technical reads and I fully believe in his EI profiling.

I've hit shafts that are too soft and they feel noticeable too soft. While the AutoFlex feels very soft at address/waggle, it feels as stable as anything I've ever hit through the swing.

I still haven't been able to get out on course with the shaft. My swing has been really miserable lately anyway, so I haven't had much to add here. I tried last weekend but only made it through six holes, and I didn't hit my driver once.

Swing speed has unfortunately been trending downward back to the 106-109 range as well following my second COVID vaccine, though as I get further out from the second dose I hope to see some of that speed return. During Tuesday's range session I still averaged 158 MPH ball speed over 14 swings so the efficiency is there (1.47).

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Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Super Hybrid, 41.5", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
18.5° Driving Iron: 
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
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callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Epic Flash, 40", 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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34 minutes ago, edingc said:

I'm not sure what to make of his findings, although Russ' sites is one of my favorite technical reads and I fully believe in his EI profiling.

I've hit shafts that are too soft and they feel noticeable too soft. While the AutoFlex feels very soft at address/waggle, it feels as stable as anything I've ever hit through the swing.

I still haven't been able to get out on course with the shaft. My swing has been really miserable lately anyway, so I haven't had much to add here. I tried last weekend but only made it through six holes, and I didn't hit my driver once.

Swing speed has unfortunately been trending downward back to the 106-109 range as well following my second COVID vaccine, though as I get further out from the second dose I hope to see some of that speed return. During Tuesday's range session I still averaged 158 MPH ball speed over 14 swings so the efficiency is there (1.47).

no doubt in my mind the vaccine is partly to blame there.  Even though most people are only feeling really sick for a day or so after the tiredness lingers a while longer.  

My wife goes for her first dose today.  She's hoping to get through both with minimal side-effects... but I got a feeling she's going to be down and out on of the days after.

 

 

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35 minutes ago, B.Boston said:

no doubt in my mind the vaccine is partly to blame there.  Even though most people are only feeling really sick for a day or so after the tiredness lingers a while longer.  

My wife goes for her first dose today.  She's hoping to get through both with minimal side-effects... but I got a feeling she's going to be down and out on of the days after.

Yup! I was lucky and had minimal side effects from the first dose (brief tiredness about 24 hours after), but the second dose wiped me out for about two days, and two weeks later I still have occasional localized pain in my arm and shoulder near the injection site. My wife had it a little worse both times. We both received the Pfizer vaccine. Hope your wife has minimal side effects.

I probably wouldn't have noticed the swing speed difference just by eyeball or feel, but having the Mevo running shows a significant decline in speed since the second dose. I've noticed during my workouts that I'm still struggling a bit to lift the same weights I was pre-vaccine as well.

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Unofficial WHS Handicap: 10.1 (Last Updated April 17, 2021)

Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Super Hybrid, 41.5", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
18.5° Driving Iron: 
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
21° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Epic Flash, 40", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
4-AW:  
Sub70_Logo_WhtBlk.jpg.aee386374adf9afd31a02b989c839f9d.jpg Sub70 699 (4-6)/699 Pro (7-AW) Combo Set, 1° Flat, 37" 7 Iron, Mitsubishi MMT Taper 105 TX | Build Thread
54°, 58°:
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING MIM Black, 1° Flat, 35.5", 35.25", Mitsubishi MMT Wedge 105 TX | #CobraConnect Review
Putter:
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
Grips: 
lamkin.png.5081890e009ae78e16066ee0fd18b7c0.png Lamkin Sonar Tour
Ball: :Snell:Snell MTB-X Optic Yellow

Tracked By: :Arccos: Arccos | #CobraConnect Review
Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Personalized 2020 Sun Mountain Sync
Riding On: :CaddyTek: CaddyTek Caddylite EZ V8 | Unofficial Review

WITB? | 2020 Participant #CobraConnect Challenge | 2019 Reviewer Callaway Epic Flash Driver

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This one felt good:

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I mentioned this before, but there's something to the increased accuracy thing. No real data or on course results yet, but I'm impressed.

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Unofficial WHS Handicap: 10.1 (Last Updated April 17, 2021)

Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Super Hybrid, 41.5", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
18.5° Driving Iron: 
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
21° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Epic Flash, 40", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
4-AW:  
Sub70_Logo_WhtBlk.jpg.aee386374adf9afd31a02b989c839f9d.jpg Sub70 699 (4-6)/699 Pro (7-AW) Combo Set, 1° Flat, 37" 7 Iron, Mitsubishi MMT Taper 105 TX | Build Thread
54°, 58°:
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING MIM Black, 1° Flat, 35.5", 35.25", Mitsubishi MMT Wedge 105 TX | #CobraConnect Review
Putter:
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
Grips: 
lamkin.png.5081890e009ae78e16066ee0fd18b7c0.png Lamkin Sonar Tour
Ball: :Snell:Snell MTB-X Optic Yellow

Tracked By: :Arccos: Arccos | #CobraConnect Review
Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Personalized 2020 Sun Mountain Sync
Riding On: :CaddyTek: CaddyTek Caddylite EZ V8 | Unofficial Review

WITB? | 2020 Participant #CobraConnect Challenge | 2019 Reviewer Callaway Epic Flash Driver

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I finally got the AutoFlex out on the course yesterday morning and used it three times during my nine hole round. I was very happy with its performance.

I've been trying to be more smartly aggressive on some holes (a la DECADE), taking driver and aiming more toward bail out areas and playing for a good shot to be straight or slight fade. On No. 5, I aimed further left than I have in the past (some trees taken out this offseason helped here), and hit a slight pull left of my target. Still, because of the distance I was able to just hit a low, chippy wedge under some trees to the back of the green and two-putted for par.

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No. 7 is the course's toughest hole. 422 yards, uphill, dog leg left. I bombed this ball, and I'd say it's the best drive I've ever hit on this hole. I hit the ball so high I almost completely cleared the tree guarding the dogleg and unfortunately just caught a branch on the backside of the tree. Even with hitting the tree it nearly went 270 yards. I think, without clipping the tree, I would have gotten a perfect release down into the fairway. Unfortunately, the ball dropped straight down and I caught a tree trying to run the ball up to the green with my second shot.

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I did low heel one on No. 9, but it cut over nicely into the center of the fairway. Just an awful swing but the results were fine. Big distance loss from the low heel shot and the fairway running up hill.

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After I finished nine, I hopped over to No. 17 and No. 18 to hit a two more drivers on each hole. The first drive I hit on No. 17 was one of the best I've ever hit on the hole, leaving me a pitching wedge in to the flag. My second drive on No. 18 was pretty good as well, not the longest I've ever hit but again, a pitching wedge into the green. I would guess the drive on No. 17 was in the 265-270 range while the one on No. 18 (going back up hill) was probably 255-260.

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Unofficial WHS Handicap: 10.1 (Last Updated April 17, 2021)

Driver: callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Mavrik (9°), 45.75", Dumina AutoFlex SF505X | Unofficial AutoFlex Review
17° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Super Hybrid, 41.5", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
18.5° Driving Iron: 
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING Utility (2016 Model), 39.5", Mitsubishi MMT Utility 105 TX
21° Hybrid:
callaway_logo.png.3dd18aa65544000dd0ea3901697a8261.png Callaway Epic Flash, 40", Mitsubishi MMT Hybrid 80 TX
4-AW:  
Sub70_Logo_WhtBlk.jpg.aee386374adf9afd31a02b989c839f9d.jpg Sub70 699 (4-6)/699 Pro (7-AW) Combo Set, 1° Flat, 37" 7 Iron, Mitsubishi MMT Taper 105 TX | Build Thread
54°, 58°:
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra KING MIM Black, 1° Flat, 35.5", 35.25", Mitsubishi MMT Wedge 105 TX | #CobraConnect Review
Putter:
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
Grips: 
lamkin.png.5081890e009ae78e16066ee0fd18b7c0.png Lamkin Sonar Tour
Ball: :Snell:Snell MTB-X Optic Yellow

Tracked By: :Arccos: Arccos | #CobraConnect Review
Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Personalized 2020 Sun Mountain Sync
Riding On: :CaddyTek: CaddyTek Caddylite EZ V8 | Unofficial Review

WITB? | 2020 Participant #CobraConnect Challenge | 2019 Reviewer Callaway Epic Flash Driver

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