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Diamana white Xflex 70g

bwcause the fitter picked it but because I need help smoothing out

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D - titleist 915 Diamana white X 70g

3W - titleist 915 Diamana white X 80g

Taylormade DHY3 Diamana white 100g

Mizuno JPX850 forged 4-pw - KBS tour 130x

vokey sm5 50 f grind 08 bounce

vokey sm5 54 m grind 08 bounce

vokey sm5 58 k grind 12 bounce

Scotty Cameron Newport 2

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1/2" Rebar from Home Depot. Unbelievable feel and control. Not a lot of flex but, worth every penny.  Nah, but for real I just bought the VA Composites Nemesys 65  Five (X Flex) for a Ping G410 L

I use various shafts depending on the driver and what I go with. Some is tinkering because it’s fun and I want to see what new shafts feel like and how they perform. Usually I have whatever I get fit

KBS TD. I liked KBS shafts and found a good deal so I picked it up. Testing on a launch monitor shows I get good launch conditions.

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I just switched from a Ventus Blue 6-S to a Accra TZ6 M4. I love the feel and load of both, but the Accra hits a better launch window for me which ends up giving me a little more accuracy and distance. 

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Driver:   :taylormade-small: SIM2 Max 12° - Accra TZ6 M4

FW Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 17.5° - Fujikura Pro

Utility:    :cobra-small: King Forged 20.5° Utility - Catalyst X

Irons:   image.png.cbfb2d938ea45d82004d9bdeb23cf643.pngD7 Forged GW-5i - Recoils

Wedges:   :callaway-small:  Mac Daddy Forged 52° , 56°

Putter:   :taylormade-small: MySpider X

Cart: image.png.5aa5e9b8c0d6e08a2b12be76a06a07ca.pngOnewheel XR+

 

 

 

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Aldila RIP Alpha 60 Stiff because it was a cheap replacement for the OEM Fujikura Atmos Blue that reduces misses to the right. Maybe one day I won't be quite so cash strapped and can get a proper fitting, but for now this certainly gets the job done.

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Driver: Mizuno ST190 9.5* Aldila RIP Alpha 60 S
Fairway Wood: Mizuno ST190 15* Fujikura Atmos Blue 6S
Hyrbrid: Mizuno CLK 19* Fujikura Speeder EVO HB
Irons: Bridgestone J40 CB (4-PW) Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100
Wedges: Bridgestone Tour B XW-1 50*, 54*, & 58* Nippon Modus 3 105
Putter: Cleveland Huntington Beach SOFT Premier 4 34"
Ball: Snell MTB-X
Bag: 2017 Titleist Players 5 Stand Bag

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Paired my Callaway Epic Max LS 9* with the UST Lin-Q Purple 7F5, 1" tipped (hard). 

 

My 3 finalists were:

  • Lin-Q Purple 7F5
    • #2 in overall launch numbers
    • Purple isn't for everyone
    • Lowest average spin
    • Tied for best L/R dispersion
    • Fastest average clubhead speed by 3.6 mph
    • Least efficient (smash factor); first in distance
  • Ventus Black 7X
    • Best consistency in numbers throughout swings
    • Tied for best L/R dispersion
    • Slowest average clubhead speed
    • Went into the fitting with a "Team Ventus" mentality
    • Most expensive
  • KBS TD 70 Cat5
    • Felt great
    • Largest L/R dispersion difference between the three
    • Highest average spin
    • Most punished on mishits
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Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Max LS 9°, UST Lin-Q Purple 7F5 1” tipped

3 Wood:  :taylormade-small: SIM2 Titanium Rocket 13.5°, UST Lin-Q Purple 7F5

2 Iron:  :callaway-small: X Forged UT 18°, Mitsubishi MMT UT 105 TX

4-PW:  :callaway-small: X Forged CB irons, DG Tour Issue x100 +1” 2° flat

Wedges:  :mizuno-small: T20, KBS Wedge shaft, 50°/54°/58°

Putter:  Toulon Atlanta, Stroke Lab Shaft

Ball:  :titelist-small: ProV1x Optic Yellow

Bag:  :Ogio: 2021 Woode 8 Hybrid Stand Bag

Shot Tracking:  :Arccos:

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I was fitted into a HZRDUS Smoke Yellow for my Speedzone.  It kept things in check for me.  I use the 6.5, but also went to a 70gm shaft.  I love it.  I've never hit more fairways in my life (and added a good 30+ yds to my drive).

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image.png.77fe07cbfea697deca64bd4a4263a151.png  Chiller Cart Bag

:cobra-small: Speedzone 9° - HZRDUS Smoke Yellow 70 X-Stiff

:taylormade-small: Sim Max Rocket 3wd 14° - HZRDUS Smoke Black 70 X-Stiff

 :taylormade-small: Sim2 Max Rescue 4H 22° - Ventus Blue 7S

:callaway-small: X-20 4 thru PW - Callaway Uniflex shaft

Approach wedge that is so old and generic I don't know what it is or where I got it (but I love it).

:cleveland-small: Smart Sole 3 Sand Wedge 58°

:taylormade-small: Rossa Monza Itsy Bitsy Spider

:Arccos: Tracking

Right Handed player, currently shooting around the 90 mark.

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HZRDUS Black 65 6.5.  Because I wanted to try a shaft in the 60 gram range and the HZRDUS Black fits the general profile of shafts I've been previously fit into. It works well enough, but I'll likely go back to a 70 gram range shaft at some point.

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Sun Mountain 4.5 LS 14-way / Cobra F9 PX HZRDUS Black 65 6.5 / Srixon Z F85 PX HZRDUS Black 75 6.5 / Srixon Z H85 19* MCA Tensei CK Pro White 90 TX / SRIXON Z965 4-PW DG TI X100 / Cleveland RTX-4 50,54,60 DG TI S400 / Cleveland 2016 HB #1

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HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0. I was fitted into it. We tried a couple of different shafts and that was the best for me and my swing.

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In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


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28 minutes ago, MattF said:

HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0. I was fitted into it. We tried a couple of different shafts and that was the best for me and my swing.

After testing this shaft in sim2 it’s a ponder if I ever decided to tinker with a titleist driver. It’s the first version of a hzrdus black like that I liked and didn’t feel like swing a telephone pole

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Driver: PXG 0811 X+ Proto w/UST Helium 5F4

Wood: TaylorMade M5 5W w/Accra TZ5 +1/2”, TaylorMade Sim 3W w/Aldila rogue white

Hybrid: PXG Gen2 22* w/AD hybrid

Irons: PXG Gen3 0311T w/Nippon modus 120

Wedges: TaylorMade MG2 50*, Tiger grind 56/60

Putter: Scotty Caemeron Super Rat1

Ball: Titleist Prov1

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I use Project X LZ16 64gram graphite shaft.  Originally fitted for Callaway XR driver, then I changed head to Callaway GBB Subzero and worked great. Really like the shaft, good fitting! Mid to High kick point. 

Callaway Maverick Pro - Std Length, 5-PW & A Wedge - Elevate 105 stiff Steel Shafts-

 Callaway EPIC 9.0 Subzero - set at 10.0 Draw bias - 6.0 Stiff Flex

Fairway Woods:  Callaway Maverick 3W & RazrX Black 5W - Stiff Flex

Rescue:  Bobby Jones 21 degree - stiff flex

Wedges: Titleist SM5 - 54 (M Grind) wedge flex; SM5 60 (S grind) wedge flex

Putter: Scotty Cameron - Select Newport 2

Ball: Titleist ProV1x

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4 hours ago, RickyBobby_PR said:

After testing this shaft in sim2 it’s a ponder if I ever decided to tinker with a titleist driver. It’s the first version of a hzrdus black like that I liked and didn’t feel like swing a telephone pole

100% agree. The last one I tried was exactly like that.

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In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

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5 hours ago, MattF said:

100% agree. The last one I tried was exactly like that.

I currently swing that telephone pole lol. Some days it’s great, but I think it really amplifies my misses. It can be difficult to get a feel for if I’m out of sync 

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:titelist-small: TS3 Tensei Av Raw White 65s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White or King Cobra UT 18.5 with KBS C Taper

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-GW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM7 54 and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex stiff

:odyssey-small:  Double Wide Stroke Lab 2019 with Super Stroke Tour 3.0

:Snell: MTB-X Golf Ball or Vice Pro Plus

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

Leupod Gx2i3 Rangefinder

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1 minute ago, RollingGreens said:

I currently swing that telephone pole lol. Some days it’s great, but I think it really amplifies my misses. It can be difficult to get a feel for if I’m out of sync 

Can’t wait to get fit for a new driver for the first time vs an off the rack. Probably about a month to go at the club to test all The new drivers and shaft combos. I really want to mess with the ping tour shaft on the g425, the Hzrdus smoke rdx, tensei blue and white, and last but not least the ventus black

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:titelist-small: TS3 Tensei Av Raw White 65s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White or King Cobra UT 18.5 with KBS C Taper

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-GW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM7 54 and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex stiff

:odyssey-small:  Double Wide Stroke Lab 2019 with Super Stroke Tour 3.0

:Snell: MTB-X Golf Ball or Vice Pro Plus

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

Leupod Gx2i3 Rangefinder

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1/2" Rebar from Home Depot. Unbelievable feel and control. Not a lot of flex but, worth every penny. 

Nah, but for real I just bought the VA Composites Nemesys 65  Five (X Flex) for a Ping G410 LST (Thanks to @jlukes and TXG videos) and whoa momma...it's legit. Tried to go back to my gamer and immediately decided to part with it. Best feeling shaft/combo I've swung in a long time, and it puts my launch numbers as close to perfect as I've seen. I never tried the shaft prior to purchase and this actually worked out perfectly. 6 for 7 on fairways hit Tuesday with the only miss going through the fairway on a dogleg...old gamer hit a cut and this combo hits frozen ropes. 

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  • :ping-small: G410 LST 10.5* w/ VA Composites Nemesys 65 X tipped 1/2" 
  • :ping-small: G425 LST 3W 14.5* w/ Ping Tour 75X
  • :srixon-small: ZX Utility 18* w/ Project X 6.5
  • :callaway-small: X Forged 21* w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold S400
  • :taylormade-small: 2020 P770 5-PW w/ Tour Issue Dynamic Gold X100
  • :ping-small: Glide 3.0 54* & 58* w/ Dynamic Gold S400
  • :ping-small: Sigma 2 Arna - 35.25"...coming soon: Evnroll ER5B
  •  Pro V1x Left Dash
  • I'm left-handed so I don't go broke buying all new clubs every week. 
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Va Nemesys 65x. And it is perfection paired with the G410LST. It has legitimately ruined the feel and performance of just about every other driver head/shaft combo I have tried over the last year. The only thing that has come close is the Radspeed + Motored F1 combo I tried earlier this week

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 59D
:EVNROLL: ER1v
:titelist-small: ProV1
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I have been using the MCA Tense ck Blue for the past 4 years . I like the lag that I get with it. However, the PXG fitter said I should try the Evenflo Riptide with my new PXG 0211. Well, he was right. The Riptide is very smooth on the downswing and follow thru.


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Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft  Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3-4W(16*) & 5-6W(20*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrid: Cobra F8 3 Hybrid(19*) w/Recoil ES regular shaft Irons: Wilson D7 5-PW w/Recoil 460 Regular graphite shafts Wedges: Cleveland RTX Zipcore(50*/54*/58*) w/True Temper Spinner Wedge steel shaft  Putter: 33" Evnroll ER2 w/Evnroll Gravity Grip Bag: Vice cart bag(Black).  Pushcart:  Caddytek 3.0 from Costco Ball: Maxfli Tour CG & Titleist Pro V1x.

 

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Graphite Design AD VR 6x.  Have played Graphite Design for years and this one worked better than my preferred AD TP in my PXG driver.  I did get the AD TP in my 3 wood out of me be stubborn with my fitter.

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In the Bag for 2021

:callaway-small: Epic Max LS 10.5* AD TP 6x

:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 15* AD TP 7x

:callaway-small: Rogue SZ 18* AD MT 7x

PXG 0317 22* KBS Proto 95x

PXG 0311T Gen 3 5-6 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311ST 7 - PW KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 50/10 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 54/10 & 58/07 TTDG TI S400

:cameron-small:  Phantom X 5.5 35"

 

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I use Aldila Tour Green 65 in my driver. I tested it and liked the firm tip to help reduce the spin on my drives.

I am left handed
Driver SIM Max
3 wood SIM Max or Cobra Speedback Big Tour at 13.5 degrees
3 hybrid Cobre Speedback
Ping i210 4 - U
Titleist 54 sand wedge
Putter Taylormade Spider

Bear Down,

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Since I can't sit still and we had a few inches of snow this week I'm going to give the MCA tensei raw white 65s a try since I just picked one up on eBay 

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:titelist-small: TS3 Tensei Av Raw White 65s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White or King Cobra UT 18.5 with KBS C Taper

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-GW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM7 54 and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex stiff

:odyssey-small:  Double Wide Stroke Lab 2019 with Super Stroke Tour 3.0

:Snell: MTB-X Golf Ball or Vice Pro Plus

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

Leupod Gx2i3 Rangefinder

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On 3/23/2021 at 2:30 PM, Shapotomous said:

That was the Holy Grail shaft for my G10 driver I used for years and years.  I should get one and pop a G410 adapter on it to compare to the Accra.  

I compared the Accra gamer to a couple of EvenFlow's in different flex's.  The Accra won out but I am a tinkerer and will probably try a few others as time goes on.  I tend to stick with a clubhead once I find one I like and try different shafts & weight combinations.

WOW, I had that EXACT driver set up as well.  I loved that G10 and Pro Red shaft combo.  I now play the HZDRS Smoke X shaft in my driver. 

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   Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

5 Wood : :callaway-small: Epic Flash 18* Hzdrs Smoke stiff

4 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

     Irons:  :callaway-small: 5-7  Apex forged 19 w/ Modus 120 X

                         9-A Apex Pro 19 w/ Modus 120 X

Wedges:  :callaway-small: MD5 52&56 Jaws Dynamic Gold wedge flex

    Putter: :titelist-small: Scotty Cameron Del Mar 34"

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