Discount on last gen?

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gohattersgohatters Golf is so much more fun from the "wrong side of the ball&qNaples, FLMembers  147WRX Points: 91Posts: 147 Fairways
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After years of buying lightly used sets, I’m thinking about going for a real fitting and buying a new set of the Titleist 718 cb/mb combos. Rather than buying a used set of heads, and shafts, and grips separately to get what I want.
One pro-shop said that once the new irons are fully launched, say around the end of the month, the reps would be willing to deal on what are now the current models.
Does anyone have any experience with this? Not just Titleist. But what kind of discount can I expect, if any?

I also want to try this because nobody want to do any fitting advise unless you’re seriously looking at buying new. Whether or not I pull the trigger at least I would t feel bad because I intend to get a new set.

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  • jblough99jblough99 Members  1011WRX Points: 268Posts: 1,011 Platinum Tees
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    Not sure of Titleist policy but with some other manufacturers once new models are released, custom orders aren’t taken on previous models and the off the shelf stock is your only option for reduced pricing. If you happen to fit into one of the stock shaft options, you can always have the previous model bent to your specs, but that might offset the savings.

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  • taylorx300taylorx300 Members  1380WRX Points: 206Handicap: 4Posts: 1,380 Platinum Tees
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    This is the case for all but Ping.
    Once the model is discontinued / marked down, no more custom builds are available.

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