Whipping for persimmon woods.

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ms1968msms1968ms  18WRX Points: 20Handicap: 4Members Posts: 18 Bunkers
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I need new whipping for my persimmon Woods

Where can i find it? Seems imposible , been looking all over the internet.

Anyone have any ideas where to find it?

Are there any other lines to use?

Please help me now.
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  • James the Hogan FanJames the Hogan Fan  1026WRX Points: 682Handicap: 12Members Posts: 1,026 Platinum Tees
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    Email convo I had in December with Ashway line and twine:



    Hello James,



    Yes, Ashaway makes the 20-A- 4 black golf whipping. The minimum order is $100. This is 2 x 1500 yard spools @ $50/spool. Please call me at 800-556-7260 with a Visa or MC if you would like to place an order.



    Sincerely Yours, (name)



    So that is an option if you have a few hundred clubs to do.



    Otherwise you can use nylon fishing line, some waxed thread from craft shops, etc. I went with 40lb test black monofilament line. It can appear green-translucent under light but otherwise seems to work ok. Haven’t used the club enough to know about durability.
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  • ms1968msms1968ms  18WRX Points: 20Handicap: 4Members Posts: 18 Bunkers
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    Hi

    Thank you

    I will contact them and see if they send to sweden.

    I have around 50 persimmon clubs here.

    So 3000 yard will be fine. :-)
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  • JoePeteJoePete  17WRX Points: 53Members Posts: 17 Bunkers
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    Every now and then some pops up on eBay:
    https://www.ebay.com/i/153408834712?chn=ps&var=453337699667
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  • RobotDoctorRobotDoctor Senior Hacker  4827WRX Points: 763ClubWRX Posts: 4,827 ClubWRX
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    For older classic clubs I prefer using linen based whipping.  Generally 4 ply works but 7 ply will work as well.
    http://hickorygolfworkshop.com/thread-head-covers.html
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    Louisville golf, Louisville Kentucky

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  • HoldenCornfieldHoldenCornfield I cut myself shaving...  1122WRX Points: 125Members Posts: 1,122 Platinum Tees
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    This is what I use:
    https://ebay.com/itm/Bonded-277-T270-Nylon-sewing-Thread-for-Upholstery-outdoor-leather-canvas-bag/261229422305?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=560205692091&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
    I pulled the specs out of Maltby's golf repair book and then found this product. I've been using it for 2+ years with very good results. They have many colors available if you want to get creative.

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  • WrigglesWriggles  3285WRX Points: 912Members Posts: 3,285 Titanium Tees
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    Waxed linen thread from a craft or sewing store. I get mine from Jo Ann Fabric shops locally. Comes in black or white. Good enough for me.

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  • DM70DM70  158WRX Points: 43Members Posts: 158 Fairways
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    I bought this thread which works fine for my clubs, no problem with Swedish shipping!
    https://www.handelsgillet.se/shop/somnad/vaxed-linen-thread-183-black/?v=c2f3f489a005

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