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Crack or no crack?

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Joined:  edited Jul 31, 2020 10:32pm in Deal or No Deal? #1

I recently bought a Cobra Baffler hybrid from Callaway Preowned in average condition. I went to change the grip today and found this. Crack or no crack? I can catch my fingernail in it. I suppose it could be a deep scratch in the paint from a grip change (I did not do it, for those wondering). Thoughts?



  • D0ch0l1d4yD0ch0l1d4y Members  1133WRX Points: 178Posts: 1,133 Platinum Tees
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    100% a knife mark from a grip change. Shouldn't cause any real issues.


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  • ChitownM2ChitownM2 Members  127WRX Points: 44Posts: 127 Fairways
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    Yeah that looks like a knife mark to me too.

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    Agree with the above. Careless/sloppy grip removal.

  • kcsfkcsf Santa Fe, NMMembers  1299WRX Points: 347Handicap: 5Posts: 1,299 Platinum Tees
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    I'd say it's an average scratch.

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  • ValtielValtiel Konica-Minolta Bizhub Members  4022WRX Points: 2,028Handicap: 1.7Posts: 4,022 Titanium Tees
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    Yeah just a knife mark from a grip change. Cracks are normally going to be pretty straight, not squiggly like this, which is typical for a knife. It doesn't look very deep so it should be fine, but if its a nice shaft (Aldila based on the color bands?) and you're concerned then you can fill the line with some epoxy.

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  • ode1ode1 Members  3177WRX Points: 273Posts: 3,177 Titanium Tees
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    Someones got an ol lady with really sharp fingernails....warning scratch😉


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