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minimum / maximum ball height

Also ball type,  some balls spin more or less which effects height.

2 days ago 5
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Irons – shaft length

I asked Tom Wishon a similar question and he told me that for standard iron gapping,  80% difference is due to loft and 20% due to length. Another way of looking at it,  1mph of extra clubhead speed...

January 17, 2024 5
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I would like to see a deep faced strong fairway. I currently use a Cobra SZ Big tour 3W which can be adjusted down to 12d, i call it my 2 Wood, and love it. Sometimes i wonder why i need a driver,...

December 6, 2023 2
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Club fitting for lron shaft length

Generally the ideal way to fit a golfer for iron length,   is to find longest shaft that he can consistently strike in the centre.  ( yes i know hand to floor meausurement plays a part to, but thats...

November 6, 2023 2
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There is a bunch of videos on YT about this, including how to do electroplating at home. Doesnt actually seem that difficult, just time consuming, but awesome results.

November 4, 2023 2
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Measure loft on a hybrid

When measuring  the loft on a hybrid head specifically - (or any club for that matter) whats the reference point.  By that i mean are we measuring the loft with the shaft exactly vertical,  or with...

August 16, 2023 2
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How long will the existing TE and DBM models be available?

Britt - curious about the materials difference,  what would that be and will it allow for more bending?   I am asking because I love the DBM finish, had mine for 8 years now, dont think i would go chrome...

August 16, 2023 5
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Kudos for theTS1-IM

I have lost count of the number of people that have looked at my DBM irons and asked if they are some type of rare japanese irons.  and despite not one person has ever remarked that they dont look anything...

August 3, 2023 5
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Irons with 6 degree separtions

I’m thinking lofts of 50 – 44- 38 – 32 – 26. Or am I just nuts to attempt this. I did it with 5 degress,  from 8 iron up.  Never got around to working out the optimum to do this in the other...

August 2, 2023 5
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Tricept MG Tech Specifications

Could I get the specifications for these Tricept MG Tech heads (chrome)?   Specifically I am after the Head Weights for the 52-06, 56-12, 60-06 I already have these clubs, no longer in use and want...

July 13, 2023 2
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Wedges seem heavy (if thats the right word) did you add weight to the heads? mine are the M Series DBM.

July 11, 2023 2
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Riafoone... what MOI do you get at 36" I get 2710 with mine and i think they are 36.0

July 11, 2023 2
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Refinishing old graphite shafts

I have picked up about over 30 graphite iron and wood shafts that are about 30-35 years old.  Gerry Hogan AD21 - if you know about them you know why these are worth re-using.  If you dont, google works...

June 29, 2023 2
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Wilson dyananpower irons–replacing the button

You would have to get lucky to find anyone that has those.... nobody is going to list them for sale online. You can weigh one of the originals with a jewellery scale and then make something to match....

June 28, 2023 5
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Golf club data

All moved to Golfworks website https://www.golfworks.com/technical/

June 26, 2023 5
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Looking for players distance irons. Which Maltby iron would be best for me? More details in post.

If they have recommended that many models then they havent given any consideration to the uniqueness of each one.  For example some might have higher or lower COG,  different offset, different bounce....

June 21, 2023 5
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M890 shaft vs Autoflex

I have seen a few videos on Youtube that have shown the Autoflex to be exactly the same as some other ~$50 shaft I have met a guy that likes this shaft.  A 70yo single digit marker,  everyone else i...

May 26, 2023 5
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Lofts and especially lies for older macgregoprs and hogan

Aside from the MPF list here, There is a couple website that has many old club specifications,  just google the specific model, and easily found.

May 23, 2023 5
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I am in Gold Coast, and a Maltby user, DBM irons and M wedges. Looking to consider new irons soon too. Keep in touch

May 9, 2023 2
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Ping I 230 shocker

Shouldnt be a surprise.  The described design characteristics are far from PING's normal iron principles of long head and short hosels. This product is intended for elite players,  supposedly they like...

April 28, 2023 5
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