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Hey guys, was hoping someone could help me figure out what kind of putter it is I have. This flat stick used to be my grandfather’s that he had since I was a old enough to wiff drives. I inherited it from him when he passed away in 2016, and I want to look into restoring it because it is a sentimental piece for me. 
 

I did some looking online and the closest thing I can find to it is the Rawlings Tour Magic. The size of the head and face are identical as well as the sight line colours. Only difference is the bottom face doesn’t have anything engraved in it. My grandfather was a really big baseball fan and had an old set of Rawlings irons too, that’s what made me think that this is a Rawlings. 
 

if anyone maybe used to game something like this and offer some input that would be awesome!
 

and yes before you ask, this putter is mid toe balanced….

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Driver: PING G410 max

5w: Cobra Speedzone

4H: Cobra Baffler

4i-PW: PING G410

50°: Cleveland RTX4

56°: Cleveland RTX588

60°: Cleveland RTX4

Putter: Kenny Giannini Legacy 4

Ball: Titleist Tour Speed

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The grip and shaft band don't give any clues?

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Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
3 Hybrid (19*) - :taylormade-small: RBZ
4i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
Putter - :ping-small: Craz-e
Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5 (Black)
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I got my grandfathers old putter when he passed and originally thought of restoring it. After some thought, I decided to not touch it and leave it the way he left it

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* VA Nemesys 65X

:ping-small: G425 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 115X(-)

:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50F - 54S - 60D

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I am sure there were a lot of manufacturers that made that style of putter.  Looked online and found TopFLite, McGregor, Spaulding, Wilson and Wilson Staff.  Without any markings on it, very tough to identify.  Could be clubhead someone made for your grandfather.  Very difficult to say.  Not as many brands back then as there are today.      

 

 

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I have one very similar , Same shaft, same shape not as old.  Tommy Armour 300.  A couple of the alignment lines are not on mine.

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Driver TM 9.5 Burner reg shaft.

3 wood TM 15*             "

5 wood TM 18*             "     "

Cobra baffler 3 hybrid

TM 5 hybrid

TM 6 hybrid

TM RSI Irons 6 thru pw

Titleist  Vokey 52* and 56* wedges

 Scotty Cameron Newport 2.6 center shafted putter

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1 hour ago, HardcoreLooper said:

The grip and shaft band don't give any clues?

As far as the shaft and grip, the shaft is a basic True Temper steel and the grip is a “Scotte” with a not Scotty Cameron crown at the top.

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Driver: PING G410 max

5w: Cobra Speedzone

4H: Cobra Baffler

4i-PW: PING G410

50°: Cleveland RTX4

56°: Cleveland RTX588

60°: Cleveland RTX4

Putter: Kenny Giannini Legacy 4

Ball: Titleist Tour Speed

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1 hour ago, jlukes said:

I got my grandfathers old putter when he passed and originally thought of restoring it. After some thought, I decided to not touch it and leave it the way he left it

I don’t want to do anything crazy to it, just touch up some of the nicks and dings. Think it might be more trouble than it’s worth because as you can see there’s many of those. Definitely want a new shaft though.

Driver: PING G410 max

5w: Cobra Speedzone

4H: Cobra Baffler

4i-PW: PING G410

50°: Cleveland RTX4

56°: Cleveland RTX588

60°: Cleveland RTX4

Putter: Kenny Giannini Legacy 4

Ball: Titleist Tour Speed

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As others have said, that design seems to have more than one manufacturer. I own a Wilson Black Jack putter with the same shape, probably the same insert, but different markings. A single sight line on the body, but not the three above the face. Brand and model ID on the sole. You can see what it looks like because there is currently one like it for sale on eBay at https://www.ebay.com/itm/133754903842?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=133754903842&targetid=1328894427317&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9003692&poi=&campaignid=11211718007&mkgroupid=122765038032&rlsatarget=pla-1328894427317&abcId=9300435&merchantid=6296724&gclid=Cj0KCQjwl_SHBhCQARIsAFIFRVXaSAaZ7lIDamkASaPEQqXf5FDyAD2tOhsJe55mBGeO4hIdphvwzqMaAuCFEALw_wcB

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37 minutes ago, Dave Tutelman said:

As others have said, that design seems to have more than one manufacturer. I own a Wilson Black Jack putter with the same shape, probably the same insert, but different markings. A single sight line on the body, but not the three above the face. Brand and model ID on the sole. You can see what it looks like because there is currently one like it for sale on eBay at https://www.ebay.com/itm/133754903842?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=133754903842&targetid=1328894427317&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9003692&poi=&campaignid=11211718007&mkgroupid=122765038032&rlsatarget=pla-1328894427317&abcId=9300435&merchantid=6296724&gclid=Cj0KCQjwl_SHBhCQARIsAFIFRVXaSAaZ7lIDamkASaPEQqXf5FDyAD2tOhsJe55mBGeO4hIdphvwzqMaAuCFEALw_wcB

That’s pretty much bang on other than the etching on the sole and the sight line. The only reason I think it’s the Rawlings is the sight line for the one I found was the exact same. 
 

looking at all the possible similarities I wouldn’t be surprised if brands just ordered these heads from a manufacturer and did their own little thing with them. Kind of cool to see in my opinion.

Driver: PING G410 max

5w: Cobra Speedzone

4H: Cobra Baffler

4i-PW: PING G410

50°: Cleveland RTX4

56°: Cleveland RTX588

60°: Cleveland RTX4

Putter: Kenny Giannini Legacy 4

Ball: Titleist Tour Speed

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Found a Dunlop that looks very similar, with the lines and the black insert.  

 

 

 

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8 hours ago, logybear said:

Hey guys, was hoping someone could help me figure out what kind of putter it is I have. This flat stick used to be my grandfather’s that he had since I was a old enough to wiff drives. I inherited it from him when he passed away in 2016, and I want to look into restoring it because it is a sentimental piece for me. 
 

I did some looking online and the closest thing I can find to it is the Rawlings Tour Magic. The size of the head and face are identical as well as the sight line colours. Only difference is the bottom face doesn’t have anything engraved in it. My grandfather was a really big baseball fan and had an old set of Rawlings irons too, that’s what made me think that this is a Rawlings. 
 

if anyone maybe used to game something like this and offer some input that would be awesome!
 

and yes before you ask, this putter is mid toe balanced….

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I think you are correct in that it could be the Rawlings Tour Magic early ones. Brings back memories for me as I probably re-gripped many of those style putters for people way back. This style was very popular (if I remember correctly) in early 90's time. Several manufacturers had similar styles. Most based off the original Odyssey Dual Force Rossi II popularity. The putter you inherited has something like a balata type insert. The original Odyssey's had a cult following for many years based on that soft like feel. Nothing fancy about the shaft / grip -- all standard very common for those type putters back in the day. 

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