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hybrid shaft vs. iron shaft

What are the differences between a shaft designated as a "hybrid shaft" vs. one that is an "iron shaft?"   They are both the same tip size (.370).  If I were to install a hybrid shaft in an iron, would...

September 28, 2023 2
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Maltby MHS Iron question

Hi Brett, What was the loft of the old Maltby MHS model #5 iron from several years ago?   Also are those irons bendable for loft and lie?  I don't have a catalog that goes back that far....

September 17, 2023 2
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Bending a Hybrid

I have an Adams Idea V3 #6 hybrid that I always pull to the left consistently.  It sits on its heel with the toe in the air, so I assume that it is too upright.   Can hybrids be bent to adjust the lie...

August 28, 2023 2
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How long will the existing TE and DBM models be available?

I know the TE and DBM models will be updated for 2024.   I'm thinking of ordering a head (or two ) of the existing models to try out.  If I decide to go with the more traditional lofts, how long will...

August 10, 2023 2
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dbm vs. KE4 Max

I'm debating between building a set of DBM irons vs. a set of KE4 Max.   I built a Max #7 iron, and have tried two different shafts in it, but have yet to experience the "Wow" factor.   So I have 3...

August 7, 2023 2
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Bending a Double Bend shaft...

I have an old Zebra putter that I would like to try again.  However, in the address position, it sits slightly on the heel with the toe up off the ground.   If I bring the putter to the Golfworks outlet...

August 1, 2022 2
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Pure Track PTM-5 Putter Shaft

I'm thinking of ordering your Pure Track PTM-5 putter pak with the double bend shaft.   Does the shaft provided result in ZERO-offset, HALF-shaft offset, or FULL-shaft offset?   Also, if I opt for...

July 25, 2022 2
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Bending Ping irons.....

A friend of mine just got a used set of Ping G425's that are a degree too upright.   Because he knows I have a loft and lie machine, he wants me to flatten them 1 degree for him.   Is there anything...

May 20, 2022 2
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Wow....thanks for posting this picture....! I took up golf when I was about 12 years old....totally fell in love with the game (still am, as a matter of fact!). My older brother couldn't have cared...

April 29, 2022 2
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Yes, it helps a LOT.....Thanks very much for clearing this up!

April 19, 2022 2
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Slant neck putters.....

Brett or Jim, I notice that now many of the OEMs are offering putters with a "Slant Neck."   I know the double bend shaft is found on face balanced putters and is supposed to be better for golfers whose...

April 19, 2022 2
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I have worked on several old Spalding irons over the years, and some of them were threaded on and were LEFT-HAND thread. So, to remove them you need to secure the shaft in a vice, heat the hosel and "unscrew"...

September 12, 2020 2