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Nippon prototype shaft - Sept 2019

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  • phelps22phelps22 Cincinnati, Oh 1934Members Posts: 1,934
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    Fairway shaft?

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    Taylormade M5 5 wood (17*)
    Titleist 818 H2 23*
    Taylormade P760 5-P
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 52*, 58*
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5
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  • noodle3872noodle3872 Chilliwack B.C. Canada 2849Members Posts: 2,849
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    Stepless iron shaft?

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    Callaway Epic Flash SZ Triple Diamond 10.5° driver MCA Diamana ZF 50 S Flex
    Callaway Epic Flash 10.5° driver MCA Diamana DF 50 S Flex
    Callaway Epic Flash 15° fairway wood MCA Diamana BF 60 S Flex
    Callaway Rogue 19° hybrid MCA MMT 90 S Flex
    Mizuno JPX 919 Hot Metal Pro 5-PW Modus3 Tour 105 S flex
    Mizuno S18 Gunmetal Wedges 50-07, 54-12, 58-12 and 62-08 Modus3 115 Wedge
    Odyssey RSX Milled V-Line Fang
    Titleist Yellow Pro V1
  • tbowles411tbowles411  25434ClubWRX Posts: 25,434
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    Definitely looks like an iron shaft with a powder coating...or dare I say, graphite??

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    G410 9 Degree - Accra FX 2.0 Tour Issue
    G410 3, 5 & 9 Woods - Accra FX 2.0 Tour Issue
    G410 4-5 Hybrids - Accra 70i
    G410 6-UW - Accra 70i
    Glide 2.0 54SS, 58 WS
    Glide 3.0 54ES, 58ES Accra 70i
    PING Bruzer
    PING Vault 2.0 Craz-E **Backup**


  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU  8411Members Posts: 8,411
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    The FW on it makes me think fairway wood.

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    Driver: Callaway Epic SubZero 3D 9*, Fujikura Ventus 7X
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Mizuno MP-18 MB Aldila RIP SLT Tour 115X Flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 52, 58, 64
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
  • tbowles411tbowles411  25434ClubWRX Posts: 25,434
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    @QuigleyDU said:
    The FW on it makes me think fairway wood.

    I was just thinking a serial number, but who knows! Good catch.

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    G410 9 Degree - Accra FX 2.0 Tour Issue
    G410 3, 5 & 9 Woods - Accra FX 2.0 Tour Issue
    G410 4-5 Hybrids - Accra 70i
    G410 6-UW - Accra 70i
    Glide 2.0 54SS, 58 WS
    Glide 3.0 54ES, 58ES Accra 70i
    PING Bruzer
    PING Vault 2.0 Craz-E **Backup**


  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU  8411Members Posts: 8,411
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    @tbowles411 said:

    @QuigleyDU said:
    The FW on it makes me think fairway wood.

    I was just thinking a serial number, but who knows! Good catch.

    It would be interesting if they jumped into the wood shaft market. Seems a little strange to start off with a fairway wood shaft if they were trying to break through, but the driver shaft market is stacked. So maybe specializing in fairway woods is the right call.

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    Driver: Callaway Epic SubZero 3D 9*, Fujikura Ventus 7X
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Mizuno MP-18 MB Aldila RIP SLT Tour 115X Flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 52, 58, 64
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
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  • phelps22phelps22 Cincinnati, Oh 1934Members Posts: 1,934
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    They’ve made steel fairway shafts forever in the 850 and 950. It would be interesting if they made a modus model.

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    Taylormade Original One Mini (11.5*)
    Taylormade M5 5 wood (17*)
    Titleist 818 H2 23*
    Taylormade P760 5-P
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 52*, 58*
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5
  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU  8411Members Posts: 8,411
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    @phelps22 said:
    They’ve made steel fairway shafts forever in the 850 and 950. It would be interesting if they made a modus model.

    I was unaware.

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    Driver: Callaway Epic SubZero 3D 9*, Fujikura Ventus 7X
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Mizuno MP-18 MB Aldila RIP SLT Tour 115X Flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 52, 58, 64
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16  8169Members Posts: 8,169
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    I'm staying tuned. Even if it was just an iron shaft and FW was the new code... I've always wanted a stealth set of irons and wedges. If these were like modus 105/120 add ons but stepless.... and same feel? Yes please.

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    D - Epic SZ | HZRDUS Smoke Black
    4w - '16 Tour Issue M1 | Diamana B Series
    UNDECIDED
    Irons - MP-20 SEL 4-PW | Modus 120
    GW - T20 50/7 | Modus 120
    SW - T20 54/8 | Modus 120
    LW - T20 58/12 | Modus Wedge 125
    P - Bettinardi 360-M
    Ball - ProV1x


  • tbowles411tbowles411  25434ClubWRX Posts: 25,434
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    @pga43 said:
    Graphite over steel fairway wood shaft

    Greg

    Well there you go! Thanks Greg!

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    G410 9 Degree - Accra FX 2.0 Tour Issue
    G410 3, 5 & 9 Woods - Accra FX 2.0 Tour Issue
    G410 4-5 Hybrids - Accra 70i
    G410 6-UW - Accra 70i
    Glide 2.0 54SS, 58 WS
    Glide 3.0 54ES, 58ES Accra 70i
    PING Bruzer
    PING Vault 2.0 Craz-E **Backup**


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  • Puttersaurus RexPuttersaurus Rex one swing at a time  666Members Posts: 666
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    They also have had the Regio line of graphite driver shafts.

    The proto hybrid shaft from last year looked like this as well (graphite over steel).

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  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU  8411Members Posts: 8,411
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    @pga43 said:
    Graphite over steel fairway wood shaft

    Greg

    Interesting, seems like an odd way to go to me. But, if it works it works.

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    Driver: Callaway Epic SubZero 3D 9*, Fujikura Ventus 7X
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Mizuno MP-18 MB Aldila RIP SLT Tour 115X Flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 52, 58, 64
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16  8169Members Posts: 8,169
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    Hmmmm, odd choice for me.... is it seeing a lot of Tour use?

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    D - Epic SZ | HZRDUS Smoke Black
    4w - '16 Tour Issue M1 | Diamana B Series
    UNDECIDED
    Irons - MP-20 SEL 4-PW | Modus 120
    GW - T20 50/7 | Modus 120
    SW - T20 54/8 | Modus 120
    LW - T20 58/12 | Modus Wedge 125
    P - Bettinardi 360-M
    Ball - ProV1x


  • jokerusnjokerusn nice shoes Northern NJ 4880ClubWRX Posts: 4,880
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    @Z1ggy16 said:
    Hmmmm, odd choice for me.... is it seeing a lot of Tour use?

    Chez Reavie has it in his hybrid. That's the only one I know of.

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    M6 9°  Fujikura Ventus 6
    TS2 15°  Diamana S+ Ltd 70
    790UDI  PX Catalyst 80 -or- 818H2 19°  GD Tour AD IZ-85
    0311T 4i / Z745 5-9  Nippon 950GH 
    SM7 46F 52F 58D  DG 115
    SM7 62M  KBS Tour
    custom putter

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  • GC70GC70 What's Next? State of Hockey 7655ClubWRX Posts: 7,655
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    Interesting, very interesting!

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  • autronicdsmautronicdsm  801Members Posts: 801
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    @QuigleyDU said:

    It would be interesting if they jumped into the wood shaft market. Seems a little strange to start off with a fairway wood shaft if they were trying to break through, but the driver shaft market is stacked. So maybe specializing in fairway woods is the right call.

    They've been doing wood shafts for few years now. https://nipponshaft.co.jp/product/graphite_regio_formula+.html

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  • QuigleyDUQuigleyDU  8411Members Posts: 8,411
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    @autronicdsm said:

    @QuigleyDU said:

    It would be interesting if they jumped into the wood shaft market. Seems a little strange to start off with a fairway wood shaft if they were trying to break through, but the driver shaft market is stacked. So maybe specializing in fairway woods is the right call.

    They've been doing wood shafts for few years now. https://nipponshaft.co.jp/product/graphite_regio_formula+.html

    yeah, someone else mentioned that. I was unaware.

    Posted:
    Driver: Callaway Epic SubZero 3D 9*, Fujikura Ventus 7X
    3 iron Cobra King Utility Aldila Rouge 90 X flex
    4-PW Mizuno MP-18 MB Aldila RIP SLT Tour 115X Flex
    WEDGES; CLEVELAND RTX4: 52, 58, 64
    PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
    BALL; 2019 ProV1 yellow/Snell MTB-X yellow
  • phelps22phelps22 Cincinnati, Oh 1934Members Posts: 1,934
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    It would be nice to see a US release of the graphite on steel hybrid and fairway shafts.

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    Taylormade Original One Mini (11.5*)
    Taylormade M5 5 wood (17*)
    Titleist 818 H2 23*
    Taylormade P760 5-P
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 52*, 58*
    Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5
  • slicktryslicktry @meximenno  2571Members Posts: 2,571
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    I've gamed the 110X Prototype hybrid shaft since July. Without question the most stable shaft I've ever used. Can't see the fairways being worse...
    God Bless
    Jer

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    Epic Flash SubZero 9* w/ DI-7X
    '16 M2 DF 13* w/ DI-9TX
    18* Gapr Mid w/ Modus 110gm X Proto
    4-PW Mizuno 919 Hot Metal Pro w/ Modus 130X
    52* TM EF w/ C Taper S+
    58* TM Hi Toe w/ Modus 130X
    64* TM Hi Toe w/ Modus 130X
    Spider Tour Black 33.5" w/BGT Stability Shaft
  • MattE12MattE12  29Members Posts: 29
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    Interesting - following

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    Cobra LTD Black - HZRDUS Black 65S
    Ping G400 - Tour 75S
    Ping G - Tour 85S
    PXG 0211 - PX 6.0
    Vokey SM7 - 54F/60K
    OG Bettinardi BB32
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  • djhgolfdjhgolf  753Members Posts: 753
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    Anyone know where to get the proto graphite steel hybrid/driving iron shaft?

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    Callaway TOUR Epic Flash TD 9.5 - Accra TZ6
    PXG Gen2 0341X 15 - Tensei Pro White 70TX
    TM TOUR M3 18 - MC Tensei Pro White 70TX
    PXG 0311X Gen2 3 - GD Tour AD DI 95X
    PXG 0311X Gen2 4 -DG TI 120 X100
    PXG 0311T Gen2 - 5-9 - DG TI 120 X100
    PXG Milled "Sugar Daddy" 46 - DG TI 120 X100
    PXG Milled "Sugar Daddy" 50 - DG TI S400
    TM Hi-Toe 56 - DG TI S400 Onyx
    TM Hi-Toe 60 - DG TI S400 Onyx
    PXG Gen2 Gunboat Mini DB 35"
    GFore Snow S/Bag
  • BetterAtBingoBetterAtBingo  81Members Posts: 81
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    Is the combo supposed to give the consistency of steel with the "feel" of graphite aka less harsh?

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  • youngwaldoyoungwaldo NJ 3240Members Posts: 3,240
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    Very nice. Love the look. Hope they make it in irons shafts.

    Wk

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    TBD NS PRO MOD 3 105x
    VOKEY SM6 Black 5208M TTDG Tour Issue S400 Black Onyx
    VOKEY SM6 Black 5608M TTDG Tour Issue S400 Black Onyx
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  • Orange HogOrange Hog  367Members Posts: 367
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    Just saw these on Nippon's Japanese FB page. Absolutely gorgeous!

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    Driver: Ping G410 | Fujikura Ventus 6
    Fairway: Ping G410 | ProjectX Even Flow 85 Black
    Hybrid: Ping G400 19* | Ping Tour 85
    Irons: Ping i210 (4-PW) | Nippon Modus 105
    Wedges: Edel 48/52/57 degree wedges
    Putter: Edel E-3 Black Custom

  • pcs11pcs11  1224Members Posts: 1,224
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    I messaged them on Instagram asking about the weights.

    S flex 92.5
    TS flex 92.5
    X flex 102.5
    TX flex 112.5

    Additional specs to be released later. Profile is based on the Modus 105

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    Cobra F8+ 10.5° - Fubuki K 60
    Callaway XHot 3Deep 14.5 ° - KuroKage Tini Proto 70
    Callaway X2Hot Pro 19° - Diamana B 70
    Mizuno MP 18 FliHi (3-4) - Matrix Altus
    Mizuno MP 54 (5-9) - KBS $Taper Lite 100
    Vokey 46° 52° 58° - KBS Tour 115
    Bettinardi BBF1 or Bettinardi Kuch2
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  • BlkNGldBlkNGld  2995Members Posts: 2,995
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    @pcs11 said:
    I messaged them on Instagram asking about the weights.

    S flex 92.5
    TS flex 92.5
    X flex 102.5
    TX flex 112.5

    Additional specs to be released later. Profile is based on the Modus 105

    Now I'm very interested, although I'm guessing the price will be out of my range given the technology.

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  • scooterhd2scooterhd2  474Members Posts: 474
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    Love the Modus 105. Need one of those ghost hybrid shafts for my 4 iron.

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