Scotty Cameron Experts - Why is this NP 2 Oil Can black?

theothertwotheothertwo Members Posts: 2,478 ✭✭
edited Dec 5, 2018 in Putters #1
Bought this on Ebay awhile back, it's a Newport 2 Oil Can and it looks and feels real but it has a what looks like a gun blue finish instead of an oil can finish. It does not have a number/marking under the hosel that would indicate that it's been refinished. ?????







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  • 5UnderPar5UnderPar Members Posts: 906 ✭✭
    It is likely a gun blue that was misrepresented as oil can. FWIW, not all custom shop refinishes had a number under the hosel cup. I believe only Titleist marked them in this manner, not Scotty's Custom Shop.



    Looks like a great putter. Other than looks, there really is no difference between the 2 finishes. Game the heck out of it.
  • theothertwotheothertwo Members Posts: 2,478 ✭✭
    5UnderPar wrote:


    It is likely a gun blue that was misrepresented as oil can. FWIW, not all custom shop refinishes had a number under the hosel cup. I believe only Titleist marked them in this manner, not Scotty's Custom Shop.



    Looks like a great putter. Other than looks, there really is no difference between the 2 finishes. Game the heck out of it.




    Thanks for the information. It has the stampings of an oil can and the shape of an oil can which is slightly slimmer than the gun blue model.
    Honma TW 727 455s 10.5* Driver
    Callaway BB Alpha 816 17* 5 Wood
    Titleist 818 H1 21* Hybrid
    Honma TW 727 UT 25* Hybrid
    Miura CB 57 4-PW Irons
    Miura 2018 Tour Wedges 52* and 58*
    Taylor Made TP Black Copper Ardmore 3 Putter
  • artsmart73artsmart73 the art of golf Members Posts: 855
    I offer the possibility of being a blue refinish.
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  • theothertwotheothertwo Members Posts: 2,478 ✭✭
    artsmart73 wrote:


    I offer the possibility of being a blue refinish.




    Thanks, finish may have been done by SC because it is exactly like the gun blue NP 2 finish.
    Honma TW 727 455s 10.5* Driver
    Callaway BB Alpha 816 17* 5 Wood
    Titleist 818 H1 21* Hybrid
    Honma TW 727 UT 25* Hybrid
    Miura CB 57 4-PW Irons
    Miura 2018 Tour Wedges 52* and 58*
    Taylor Made TP Black Copper Ardmore 3 Putter
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