Rockbottom deal on KBS Tour 90 shafts

kody17kody17 Members Posts: 749 ✭✭
edited Feb 13, 2018 in Deal or No Deal? #1
Currently on sale for $9.98. That is a heck of a deal for a shaft that retails in the mid $20's. Currently have regular and stiff flex available. FYI, they are .370 tip.

Titleist 910 D2 10.5* w/ Motore Speeder VC 6.2 TS X
Titleist 910H 21* w/ DG S300
Srixon z545 4-PW w/ DG X100
Mizuno MP-T5 52*, 56*, 60* w/ DG X100
Odyssey Metal X Milled 1w

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  • VNutzVNutz Members Posts: 6,101 ✭✭
    I almost jumped at the CTapers, but as noted they are all .370 shafts. Have Nippons as well, also .370s.
  • BB28403BB28403 Members Posts: 3,621 ✭✭
    I got these on some mp-59s I have. They shoot it high and straight.
  • payerasjlpayerasjl Members Posts: 728 ✭✭
    edited Feb 14, 2018 #4
    Can You explain what the .370 means/affects? I want these for an old pair of 710AP2 I have sitting around.
    CLO-MIA-DCA-BOG
    Get scratch or die trying
  • Olde MaroonOlde Maroon Playing your old gear Members Posts: 375 ✭✭
    payerasjl wrote:


    Can You explain what the .370 means/affects? I want these for an old pair of 710AP2 I have sitting around.




    Titleist irons are .355 "taper tip", so you need to get shafts that are .355 diameter. Some clubs are .370 "parallel tip" and use larger diameter shafts. Hope this helps!
  • blink3665blink3665 #TwistFaceExperience Members Posts: 6,026 ✭✭
    payerasjl wrote:


    Can You explain what the .370 means/affects? I want these for an old pair of 710AP2 I have sitting around.




    .370 is the tip/Hosel size. Irons come in .355 and .370.



    Your 710 ap2s have .355 hosels.
    Srixon z785 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65 / / Taylormade M4 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65
    Taylormade M3 HL MFS5 White Tie 60S -0.75" (42.5")
    Taylormade M4 19* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (40.25")
    Taylormade M4 22* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (39.75")
    Srixon 545 - 5-PW - 2* flat - Modus3 120s - Best Grips Classic
    Cleveland CBX 48* +1* loft - -0.75" - 2* flat
    Cleveland RTX4 Raw 54* mid, 58* xlow -0.75" - 2* flat // TM Hi Toe 58* 2* flat
    Slighter Proto 1 - #9/Del Mar design - High Toe - Long neck - Deep Milled face - 33", 370gr, lie 71*, loft 4*
    Odyssey OWorks 2ball - 32"
    GolfWRX (Nike Collegiate) bag (White) / Nike HyperAdapt

    WITB Link
  • VNutzVNutz Members Posts: 6,101 ✭✭
    edited Feb 14, 2018 #7
    payerasjl wrote:
    Can You explain what the .370 means/affects? I want these for an old pair of 710AP2 I have sitting around.




    It’s the shaft diameter inside the hosel. Your ap2s are 355 taper tip, so the 370s are no good for you unless ream (drill) them out to fit.

    Usually not recommended.
  • payerasjlpayerasjl Members Posts: 728 ✭✭
    thanks guys.
    CLO-MIA-DCA-BOG
    Get scratch or die trying
  • skia4life89skia4life89 Members Posts: 181 ✭✭
    Wonder if they come with the shaft band stickers? I know its petty to be worried about but idk I would want them
    Ping G LS
    Taylormade M2 3 Wood
    Taylormade UDI 3
    Taylormade SLDR 4-AW
    Taylormade Milled Grind 54 58
    Odyssey O-Works #7
    Callaway Chrome Soft
  • rjp322rjp322 Members Posts: 3,130 ✭✭


    Wonder if they come with the shaft band stickers? I know its petty to be worried about but idk I would want them




    In my experience KBS will send you labels for free if you ask them
  • thevaporzthevaporz Members Posts: 2,830 ✭✭
    Side question: what are some common .370 hosel irons for these shafts? Pings?
  • dan463vadan463va Members Posts: 70


    Wonder if they come with the shaft band stickers? I know its petty to be worried about but idk I would want them




    I bought some of the C-tapers they had for sale, and they did not come with the shaft bands.
  • taylorx300taylorx300 Members Posts: 1,264 ✭✭
    Pings at taper tip.355
    M3 9.5* / Atmos Black Tour Spec
    M4 16.5* / Hzrdus Black
    M4 Hybrid 19* / KBS Prototype
    P-770 / Project X LZ 6.0
    52* / 58* Black Milled Grind Wedge / KBS Custom
    59* Original Trusty Rusty / Hump shaft
    60* Raw Milled Grind Wedge / KBS Custom
    Toulon Garage Columbus Triple Black
  • wbondwbond S.E. MichiganMembers Posts: 601 ✭✭
    I believe the first run Callaway Apex are 370
  • casey_0507casey_0507 Members Posts: 1,629 ✭✭
    Most cobra irons that aren’t their player irons are .370 or dual bore hosel that accepts .355 or .370
    Srixon Z565, Miyazaki Kaula Mizu 6x
    Cobra F7 Aldila Tour Blue 75x
    Cobra King Baffler Aldila Tour Blue 85x
    Cobra Amp Forged 4-PW KBS Tour Stiff
    Vokey SM6 50F, 54F, 58M
    Spider Tour Red
  • chris975dchris975d GeorgiaClubWRX Posts: 1,911 ClubWRX
    Wow...Did anyone see the SteelFiber i95 in stiff flex iron shafts for $8.99 each?? Of course parallel tip, but...****...
    TaylorMade 9* M5 w/GD AD-IZ 6
    TaylorMade M5 3-wood
    TaylorMade M5 5-wood
    Srixon H85 4
    Srixon 5-PW, AW Z585 w/Project X LZ 6.0
    Cleveland RTX4 54*, 58*
    TaylorMade Spider X Copper
  • kody17kody17 Members Posts: 749 ✭✭
    chris975d wrote:


    Wow...Did anyone see the SteelFiber i95 in stiff flex iron shafts for $8.99 each?? Of course parallel tip, but...****...




    RBG has been putting a lot of .370 tip shafts on sale for ridiculous prices. I noticed they got Nippon's for dirt cheap as well too. But yea, that price for SteelFiber is unbeatable.

    Titleist 910 D2 10.5* w/ Motore Speeder VC 6.2 TS X
    Titleist 910H 21* w/ DG S300
    Srixon z545 4-PW w/ DG X100
    Mizuno MP-T5 52*, 56*, 60* w/ DG X100
    Odyssey Metal X Milled 1w

  • VNutzVNutz Members Posts: 6,101 ✭✭
    I'm not gonna lie, the thought of finding some 370 heads just to try some of these has crossed my mind several times the past few days...
  • blink3665blink3665 #TwistFaceExperience Members Posts: 6,026 ✭✭
    https://www.golfworks.com/images/art/TaylorMade.pdf



    This gives you a breakdown of every club Taylormade has made for the past 20 years.



    You can change the name of the manufacturer to get different results for whatever brand you want to play.



    Enjoy scouring the spreadsheets for your ideal .370 head. image/wink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />
    Srixon z785 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65 / / Taylormade M4 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65
    Taylormade M3 HL MFS5 White Tie 60S -0.75" (42.5")
    Taylormade M4 19* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (40.25")
    Taylormade M4 22* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (39.75")
    Srixon 545 - 5-PW - 2* flat - Modus3 120s - Best Grips Classic
    Cleveland CBX 48* +1* loft - -0.75" - 2* flat
    Cleveland RTX4 Raw 54* mid, 58* xlow -0.75" - 2* flat // TM Hi Toe 58* 2* flat
    Slighter Proto 1 - #9/Del Mar design - High Toe - Long neck - Deep Milled face - 33", 370gr, lie 71*, loft 4*
    Odyssey OWorks 2ball - 32"
    GolfWRX (Nike Collegiate) bag (White) / Nike HyperAdapt

    WITB Link
  • Olde MaroonOlde Maroon Playing your old gear Members Posts: 375 ✭✭
    FYI, there is only one Steelfiber i95 available (which also means it is $14.99). Hopefully that's only because some fellow WRXers already cleaned them out. Either way, don't go buying a new set of sticks/heads to put those in...
  • clemsontiger1clemsontiger1 Members Posts: 195 ✭✭
    Anyone know if Callaway XR irons are .355 or .370?



    Thanks!
    Ping Anser Driver 9 turned to 9.5 with diamana ahina shaft
    Cobra Baffler set to 17.5 with the Red Tie shaft
    Titleist 818 H1 with the Tensei Pro White 90 shaft
    Taylormade P790 Irons (5-PW) with Project X shafts
    Callaway MD3 wedges (50 & 54) with KBS Tour shafts
    Callaway PM grind (58) with KBS Tour shaft
    Odyssey White Ice #7
  • blink3665blink3665 #TwistFaceExperience Members Posts: 6,026 ✭✭


    Anyone know if Callaway XR irons are .355 or .370?



    Thanks!




    According to the spreadsheet that I posted above the 2015 XR irons are .370
    Srixon z785 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65 / / Taylormade M4 9.5* EvenFlow Handcrafted Blue 65
    Taylormade M3 HL MFS5 White Tie 60S -0.75" (42.5")
    Taylormade M4 19* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (40.25")
    Taylormade M4 22* UST Proforce V2h R -0.5" (39.75")
    Srixon 545 - 5-PW - 2* flat - Modus3 120s - Best Grips Classic
    Cleveland CBX 48* +1* loft - -0.75" - 2* flat
    Cleveland RTX4 Raw 54* mid, 58* xlow -0.75" - 2* flat // TM Hi Toe 58* 2* flat
    Slighter Proto 1 - #9/Del Mar design - High Toe - Long neck - Deep Milled face - 33", 370gr, lie 71*, loft 4*
    Odyssey OWorks 2ball - 32"
    GolfWRX (Nike Collegiate) bag (White) / Nike HyperAdapt

    WITB Link
  • ColejColej Members Posts: 1,672 ✭✭
    edited Feb 16, 2018 #24
    FST 90 (under $5) and FST 125 (under $7) both available from Diamond tour golf for less than the kbs shafts. 370 tip
  • brkuckbrkuck Members Posts: 1,619 ✭✭
    Bought some and now trying to figure out which heads. Maltby MMB's for a cheap trial??
  • thevaporzthevaporz Members Posts: 2,830 ✭✭
    Didn't find any full sets 4-PW available on RBG anyways. Lots of random shaft lengths. Diamondtourgolf.com is a good call. Thanks, Colej!
  • ColejColej Members Posts: 1,672 ✭✭
    thevaporz wrote:
    Didn't find any full sets 4-PW available on RBG anyways. Lots of random shaft lengths. Diamondtourgolf.com is a good call. Thanks, Colej!




    Diamond tour also has short sets of dynamic gold pro shafts with .355 tip. I just built a set for a friend with these shafts.
  • NessismNessism To measure is to know... Members Posts: 18,357 ✭✭
    edited Feb 17, 2018 #28
    Most .355 heads can be reamed to .370 in about 30 seconds using a hand held reamer.



    Regarding .370" shafts, most are "unitized" trim to fit, which means they are sold in long raw lengths and then the builder tips them and butt cuts to length during install. This results in a descending weight progression (long iron shafts are heavier than short iron shafts). Exceptions to this are PX shafts and at least some (if not all) Nippons, which are constant weight .370 shafts.



    .355 shafts are usually (almost always these days) constant weight shafts; long iron shafts are the same weight as short iron shafts. This is done through material manipulation during the shaft manufacturing process. Constant weight shafts like these are typically stiffer than .370 versions. Dynamic Gold and KBS Tour are both good examples; the taper tip constant weight version of these shafts are a good bit stiffer than the .370 unitized version. This is not a problem per say, unless you play the .355 version and purchase the .370's and expect them to play and feel exactly the same though.



    The devil's in the details.
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    Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 5 wood w/Aldila Black 70S
    Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 Hybrid w/Aldila Kuro Kage 80S
    Ping G410 irons w/Recoil 95S (i200 backups)
    Ping Glide 50/55/60 wedges w/Recoil 110S
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  • GoIrish17GoIrish17 Members Posts: 5,599 ✭✭
    thevaporz wrote:


    Side question: what are some common .370 hosel irons for these shafts? Pings?




    I just bought a set of Adams CB3 satin irons, they are .370 (the standard dark finish as well). I had to shim Recoils into them.
    Driver: Ping G400 LST 8.5° | Evenflow HC Black 65
    vs.
    Cobra F9 9° | Atmos Tour Spec Black 6
    Fairway: M4 Tour 15° | Kuro Kage XT 70
    Hybrid: Callaway X2Hot Pro 18° | Speeder HB 8.8
    Driving Iron: Apex X-Forged Utility 21° | AD-DI 105
    Irons: Srixon 785 5-pw | Recoil 110
    Wedges: Vokey SM7 raw 48° F (Handground S), 54° S, 58° V | KBS 610
    Putter: Tad Moore Pro 1S prototype
    Putter: Scotty AOP Newport oil can
    Putter: Piretti Potenza II black 
    Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 oil can

    WITB:
    http://www.golfwrx.c...sh17s-new-witb/
  • GoIrish17GoIrish17 Members Posts: 5,599 ✭✭
    rjp322 wrote:



    Wonder if they come with the shaft band stickers? I know its petty to be worried about but idk I would want them




    In my experience KBS will send you labels for free if you ask them




    I second this, but... a few years ago, they used to have a link on their website to order new shaft bands directly (for free). Last winter, I wanted to freshen up my wedges- pull the heads, repaint, regrip, replace the ferrules & bands, etc. I went to KBS's website to order more 610 bands, and the link was no longer there. I had a heck of a time trying to contact anyone to find out if I were still able to obtain replacement shaft bands. It took a lot of email tag and being passed around before I finally found someone who was able to help.



    Does anyone have a more direct route/ contact to track down some new bands? I'd think every manufacturer would want fresh shaft bands on every one of their shafts being played, just for the exposure, but the gist I got from the KBS rep was that people were taking advantage of the service and ordering as many replacements as possible to sell on eBay... which unfortunately IS a thing:



    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2060353.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xkbs+shaft+band.TRS0&_nkw=kbs+shaft+band&_sacat=0.
    Driver: Ping G400 LST 8.5° | Evenflow HC Black 65
    vs.
    Cobra F9 9° | Atmos Tour Spec Black 6
    Fairway: M4 Tour 15° | Kuro Kage XT 70
    Hybrid: Callaway X2Hot Pro 18° | Speeder HB 8.8
    Driving Iron: Apex X-Forged Utility 21° | AD-DI 105
    Irons: Srixon 785 5-pw | Recoil 110
    Wedges: Vokey SM7 raw 48° F (Handground S), 54° S, 58° V | KBS 610
    Putter: Tad Moore Pro 1S prototype
    Putter: Scotty AOP Newport oil can
    Putter: Piretti Potenza II black 
    Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 oil can

    WITB:
    http://www.golfwrx.c...sh17s-new-witb/
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