Big box repair-is this wedge safe?

Mr SmoothMr Smooth Always been a robe guyMembers Posts: 14 ✭✭

Got a wedge reshafted. The length is a half inch shorter than requested and there is a gap near the Ferrell that concerns me. See pictures-Is the club head secure? How bad is this? Thanks

Driver: TEE xcg6 Matrix Speed Rulz A 53R
3 wood: TEE xcg6 Proforce v2 HL 6f3
7 wood: Razr Hawk nvs 65R
5 hybrid: TEE  xcg6 Tour Red 75R
6 iron - pw: Steelhead xr
Wedges (48, 52, 56, 60): Cleveland rtx3 cb
Putter: RIFE Island Series Aruba

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  • sandtrapsandtrap Members Posts: 804 ✭✭

    The ferrule creeping up is not an issue other than looks, you should have them do it over though

  • scomac2002scomac2002 Inside the Starters' Hut Members Posts: 5,418 ✭✭

    @sandtrap said:
    The ferrule creeping up is not an issue other than looks, you should have them do it over though

    Without a doubt! I would not have accepted that from the tech. If he refused I would talk with the manager.

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  • SocratesSocrates How can it be so *&#% hard to make a shoulder turn? WinnipegClubWRX Posts: 9,171 ClubWRX

    That is terrible. Unacceptable by anyone's standards. Fixed right and refund any money paid.

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  • Mr SmoothMr Smooth Always been a robe guy Members Posts: 14 ✭✭

    Thanks - The other 2 wedges worked on didn't have that gap so I guess I was curious. It was a parallel tip shaft exchange and he kept the ferrules on the shafts even though one of the shafts had to be tipped half an inch. Is that SOP? Thanks

    Driver: TEE xcg6 Matrix Speed Rulz A 53R
    3 wood: TEE xcg6 Proforce v2 HL 6f3
    7 wood: Razr Hawk nvs 65R
    5 hybrid: TEE  xcg6 Tour Red 75R
    6 iron - pw: Steelhead xr
    Wedges (48, 52, 56, 60): Cleveland rtx3 cb
    Putter: RIFE Island Series Aruba
  • jvincentjvincent Members Posts: 494 ✭✭

    @Mr Smooth said:
    Thanks - The other 2 wedges worked on didn't have that gap so I guess I was curious. It was a parallel tip shaft exchange and he kept the ferrules on the shafts even though one of the shafts had to be tipped half an inch. Is that SOP? Thanks

    First off, that job is unacceptable.
    What exactly did you have done? Did he put a shaft from a different wedge into the existing head?

  • Mr SmoothMr Smooth Always been a robe guy Members Posts: 14 ✭✭

    @jvincent said:

    @Mr Smooth said:
    Thanks - The other 2 wedges worked on didn't have that gap so I guess I was curious. It was a parallel tip shaft exchange and he kept the ferrules on the shafts even though one of the shafts had to be tipped half an inch. Is that SOP? Thanks

    First off, that job is unacceptable.
    What exactly did you have done? Did he put a shaft from a different wedge into the existing head?

    Thanks for the reply. The job was to take the parallel tip KBS shafts from the 8, 9, and pw of an iron set and insert them into 52, 56, 60 degree wedges that accept .370 tip shafts. I had him tip the 8 iron shaft half an inch before going into the 52. KBS trim chart indicated 9 and wedge tipped the same, so 9 iron shaft into 56 and pw shaft into 60, both butt cut only to length.

    Driver: TEE xcg6 Matrix Speed Rulz A 53R
    3 wood: TEE xcg6 Proforce v2 HL 6f3
    7 wood: Razr Hawk nvs 65R
    5 hybrid: TEE  xcg6 Tour Red 75R
    6 iron - pw: Steelhead xr
    Wedges (48, 52, 56, 60): Cleveland rtx3 cb
    Putter: RIFE Island Series Aruba
  • LukulosLukulos ClubWRX Posts: 222 ✭✭

    That needs to be redone. With a new ferrule as well.

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  • KRW59KRW59 Hoarder Members Posts: 827 ✭✭
    edited Mar 25, 2019 12:23am #9

    Seeing that quality of work , I'd be questioning every aspect of the shaft swap, including...
    Proper cleaning , hosel and shaft tip prep to remove old epoxy to ensure proper bond ,insertion depth . the mixing of the epoxy , and any consideration of swingweight ....

    This would apply to all the clubs you had reshafted , not just that one...

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  • EricWGolfEricWGolf Members Posts: 584 ✭✭

    I don’t understand how anyone could think that is ok.

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  • 5hort5tuff5hort5tuff Members Posts: 3,286 ✭✭

    Probably one of the worst reshafts ive ever seen lol. How could the tech even let that get into the customers hands. I would be embarrassed.

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  • jvincentjvincent Members Posts: 494 ✭✭

    @Mr Smooth said:

    @jvincent said:

    @Mr Smooth said:
    Thanks - The other 2 wedges worked on didn't have that gap so I guess I was curious. It was a parallel tip shaft exchange and he kept the ferrules on the shafts even though one of the shafts had to be tipped half an inch. Is that SOP? Thanks

    First off, that job is unacceptable.
    What exactly did you have done? Did he put a shaft from a different wedge into the existing head?

    Thanks for the reply. The job was to take the parallel tip KBS shafts from the 8, 9, and pw of an iron set and insert them into 52, 56, 60 degree wedges that accept .370 tip shafts. I had him tip the 8 iron shaft half an inch before going into the 52. KBS trim chart indicated 9 and wedge tipped the same, so 9 iron shaft into 56 and pw shaft into 60, both butt cut only to length.

    OK, I understand now.
    If it were me, I'd go somewhere else and have them pull and re-install the shafts with new ferrules. As others have said, don't trust anything about the current job.

  • EddieEdwardsEddieEdwards Members Posts: 338 ✭✭

    I would also wonder if the have been swingweighted.

  • Adam CAdam C Members Posts: 237 ✭✭

    I would get a full refund for that work, and definitely go elsewhere to redo it. That looked about as sloppy as you could get.

  • daddy0neputtdaddy0neputt Members Posts: 60 ✭✭

    @Adam C said:
    I would get a full refund for that work, and definitely go elsewhere to redo it. That looked about as sloppy as you could get.

    I'd take em back have them pull the shafts (at no charge) , get my money back from the original job and then go anywhere but there! That's the most pathetic job I've ever seen. I wouldn't trust they even put the correct shafts in the correct wedge much less trimmed the amount you asked for.

  • MychMych Members Posts: 1,779 ✭✭

    The ferrule is ugly but that could just be cosmetic. The thing that concerns me is that the head doesn't look like it's on straight. Both pictures look like the hosel and shaft make an angle which definitely shouldn't be easily visible.

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  • MychMych Members Posts: 1,779 ✭✭
    edited Mar 25, 2019 9:48pm #17

    @Mr Smooth said:
    Thanks - The other 2 wedges worked on didn't have that gap so I guess I was curious. It was a parallel tip shaft exchange and he kept the ferrules on the shafts even though one of the shafts had to be tipped half an inch. Is that SOP? Thanks

    It's not impossible to reuse the ferrule. If the head comes off clean without damaging it, sometimes it can be heated slightly and moved up the shaft (or even cut, moved, mended, and turned down), so you could theoretically tip the shaft and still use that ferrule. But looking at the gashes in the ferrule, there's no way that should have been reused.

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  • halliedoghalliedog Members Posts: 2,292 ✭✭

    That looks more like head creep than ferrule creep to me, like the guy didn't clean old epoxy from pull or make a hole through butt end of grip/grip tape and the air pressure buildup forced the shaft to back out of the head. That would also explain the bend angle between shaft/head that Mych points out.

    Either way, I'm pretty sure I could give a 5th grader step by step instructions over the phone and they would do a better job than that. I wouldn't trust any of them at this point.

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  • MelloYelloMelloYello Members Posts: 3,045 ✭✭

    Definitely looks like Timmy's first re-shaft, LOL.

    My first attempt--which involved my own club--was kind of hacky but it was better than that!

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  • Awainer1Awainer1 Members Posts: 849 ✭✭

    That is some high quality club repair right there

  • gioguy21gioguy21 NJMembers Posts: 7,101 ✭✭

    there's no way that's professional. that takes some serious oevuos to give back to the customer like that -- and should be fired from the club building department. turrible.

  • That Bob GuyThat Bob Guy Never settle! Members Posts: 2,566 ClubWRX

    @Mr Smooth said:
    Got a wedge reshafted. The length is a half inch shorter than requested and there is a gap near the Ferrell that concerns me. See pictures-Is the club head secure? How bad is this? Thanks

    This is a joke!

  • The head looks crooked and the work is terrible. As some other people have mentioned, return it and have them make it right. No way in the world I could stand to look at that every time I pulled that club. I've seen better work from guys on a 3 day bender.

  • MrFlapjackMrFlapjack Members Posts: 2,589 ✭✭

    Holy F that is terrible..

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  • MychMych Members Posts: 1,779 ✭✭
    edited Mar 27, 2019 6:37pm #25

    @buckrogers71 said:
    The head looks crooked and the work is terrible. As some other people have mentioned, return it and have them make it right. No way in the world I could stand to look at that every time I pulled that club. I've seen better work from guys on a 3 day bender.

    That would not be my advice. I wouldn't go back to them and have them make it right. I'd ask for a refund and find another place to get my work done (or order a pack of ferrules, sandpaper, torch, and epoxy... this is literally a 5 minute DIY job).

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