Scotty Cameron Newport Classic

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Hi All,



I have picked up this Scotty Cameron Newport Classic on a local classifieds and was wondering your thoughts on it.



I only paid $120 AUD for it. I thought it would become a good project to work on.



What would you do to refinish or bring it back from all the surface rust?



I am from Australia so sending it to to get refinished in the US is cost prohibitive for me. Lajosi has quoted me ~$160 AUD + postage to refinish it and re paint.



Let me know your thoughts...



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Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

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  • oneaugustaoneaugusta Members  3167WRX Points: 251Handicap: 8.7Posts: 3,167 Titanium Tees
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    Man that is rusty. To get rid of all that you would lose a ton of weight and still have pitting. I would get rid of that very heavy grip, oil it and play it as is.
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  • shanxshanx Members  876WRX Points: 224Posts: 876 Golden Tee
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    A generous coating of WD40 would be a good start
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  • PesquadoPesquado Members  98WRX Points: 41Handicap: 7Posts: 98 Fairways
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    So there is no way to rescue it without losing too much weight? How much weight would i loose by giving it a clean up? How much pitting do u think there would be after cleaning? Is it better off me moving it on?
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

  • oneaugustaoneaugusta Members  3167WRX Points: 251Handicap: 8.7Posts: 3,167 Titanium Tees
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    It's still a quality putter. If it were me, I would find a good machine shop, remill the face but just take a small cut .002 or .003, get an old buffing wheel that you can trash and polish with remington oil, clean it, strip the old paint and re-do. I think you could have an oil can brown look.



    To re-finish it's hard to say how much weight you would lose to get all the rust off, guessing 6 to 10 grams.



    If you want to send me the head I'll see what I can do with it. PM me
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  • Yanki01Yanki01 TEXASMembers  6466WRX Points: 583Handicap: 4.4Posts: 6,466 Titanium Tees
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    ****, i'd leave it as is and drain some putts with it.
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  • artsmart73artsmart73 the art of golf Members  878WRX Points: 85Handicap: 8.7Posts: 878 Golden Tee
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    I'm in the oil it and game it camp- That is a pretty "Patina"
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  • taylormade4lifetaylormade4life Members  1423WRX Points: 182Handicap: 4Posts: 1,423 Platinum Tees
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    artsmart73 wrote:


    I'm in the oil it and game it camp- That is a pretty "Patina"




    It is also very "even" which is hard to find on some of these older ones. I agree with the above, would consider maybe oiling it a little and try it out. See how it plays and goes from there. Could always refinish it later/add weight etc.
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    put it on coke over night, oil and game it
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  • PesquadoPesquado Members  98WRX Points: 41Handicap: 7Posts: 98 Fairways
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    I was thinking of a coke bath and oiling it and go from there, but i was just wary of any pitting that may show up if i do this....



    My mind is in 2 camps, oil it as is and play it, or coke bath it and see how she comes out and go from there....
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

  • artsmart73artsmart73 the art of golf Members  878WRX Points: 85Handicap: 8.7Posts: 878 Golden Tee
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    Coke bath would perhaps take away from the even/constant rust. -And the pitting would definitely be more evident. Also if you have CLR on hand, it is a much easier clean up afterwards.
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  • PesquadoPesquado Members  98WRX Points: 41Handicap: 7Posts: 98 Fairways
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    So your saying CLR is better to use and easier to clean up that coke? Would CLR be to harsh on it?
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

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  • artsmart73artsmart73 the art of golf Members  878WRX Points: 85Handicap: 8.7Posts: 878 Golden Tee
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    Pesquado wrote:


    So your saying CLR is better to use and easier to clean up that coke? Would CLR be to harsh on it?




    I prefer CLR. It is not any more harsh than the phosphoric acid that is in the coke. Plus I believe the results will happen sooner than the coke bath. Good luck and have fun with it.
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  • PixlPutterman PixlPutterman Look At My Lefty J33R(hey I can wish) Members  8410WRX Points: 278Handicap: 6Posts: 8,410 Titanium Tees
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    I could be wrong, but that looks like a nice even coat of surface rust. I dont see any scaling which would usually indicate pitting.
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  • justindowneyjustindowney Members  32WRX Points: 23Posts: 32 Bunkers
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    I prefer CLR to coke, but as others have said you could easily play it as is with a little oil.



    I found a similarly rusted newport for a great deal a few weeks back and decided to eventually have it refinished so I started myself with a CLR bath, I will post pictures when I have a chance!
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  • jwhite86jwhite86 ClubWRX  868WRX Points: 302Handicap: 12Posts: 868 ClubWRX
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    it's a real beauty as is... I would game it
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    the idea above .. WD 40 .. would be the first step
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  • PesquadoPesquado Members  98WRX Points: 41Handicap: 7Posts: 98 Fairways
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    I have heaps of different types of rust prevention spray available at home; Lanox, Inox, WD-40, rem oil, G96 and traditional silicone oil.



    Which would be the best to use on this putter?
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

  • PesquadoPesquado Members  98WRX Points: 41Handicap: 7Posts: 98 Fairways
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    Also this putter is a 36". My preferred length is a 33". Should i shorten it and get rid of that grip at the same time? What grip should i go?

    My other scotty is a studio style newport 2 that came with a super stroke mid slim 2.0 that is still on it. I dont mind those blue golf pride tour SNSR grips, what are your thoughts on them?
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

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    I prefer CLR to coke, but as others have said you could easily play it as is with a little oil.



    I found a similarly rusted newport for a great deal a few weeks back and decided to eventually have it refinished so I started myself with a CLR bath, I will post pictures when I have a chance!




    I would love to see pics of before and after, and the final restored product when you have it finished...
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

  • taylormade4lifetaylormade4life Members  1423WRX Points: 182Handicap: 4Posts: 1,423 Platinum Tees
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    Pesquado wrote:


    Also this putter is a 36". My preferred length is a 33". Should i shorten it and get rid of that grip at the same time? What grip should i go?

    My other scotty is a studio style newport 2 that came with a super stroke mid slim 2.0 that is still on it. I dont mind those blue golf pride tour SNSR grips, what are your thoughts on them?




    Grips are all personal preference. I use a SS pistol GTR 2.0 just it fits my hands and claw style well. I would say to cut it down and regrip. You may want to add some lead tape to the bottom, or put some weight in the shaft (sand/lead/etc) if it feels light.



    Beautiful putter.. Let me know if you decide you don't want it.. 0:)
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    May actually be worth sending it in to a reputable compannfor refinishing. Especially if you want to cut it down, you won’t want to lose too much weight off the head. They would probably minimize the amount of weight with the proper tools and methods.
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    Here are some more pics of it...
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    Driver: Titleist 913D2 9.5 deg
    3 Wood: Callaway Steelhead III 15 deg
    2 Iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi
    Irons: Mizuno MP-32 - 3 to PW
    Wedges: Cleveland RTX 3 - 52, 56 & 60 deg
    Putters: Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2 & Ping Scottsdale Anser BeNi

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    CLR, the Casey's Gun Blue, paint fill and some oil..... Game it
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  • PhilippPhilipp Members  321WRX Points: 60Posts: 321 Greens
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    If you want to get rid of the rust Coke or CLR it then glass bead blast it (fine grit !!!) Will look like new.
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    send it to Cameron and let him work his magic
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  • Yanki01Yanki01 TEXASMembers  6466WRX Points: 583Handicap: 4.4Posts: 6,466 Titanium Tees
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    LEAVE IT ALONE!!



    chop it down to your size, put a new grip and put it in the bag.
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  • mmckee02mmckee02 Members  299WRX Points: 87Handicap: 3Posts: 299 Greens
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    Leave it as is. Put some oil on it, a new grip, and game it. That's exactly how i want my 009 to look someday.
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  • PutterProPutterPro ClubWRX  96WRX Points: 18Handicap: 1Posts: 96 ClubWRX
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    I think the rust is so even, it looks quite nice. You’d really kick yourself if the CLR or coke bath took away from the consistency.



    I think it comes down to your personal preference, if you are okay with the rust- play it. If every time you look at it you think about getting rid of that rust, then it needs a bath!



    In terms of grips, just don’t go too big- you’ll lose all the feel!
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    Take some fine steel wool to it, oil then game
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  • MattMoMattMo Members  2389WRX Points: 130Handicap: 8Posts: 2,389 Platinum Tees
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    PutterPro wrote:


    I think the rust is so even, it looks quite nice. You’d really kick yourself if the CLR or coke bath took away from the consistency.



    I think it comes down to your personal preference, if you are okay with the rust- play it. If every time you look at it you think about getting rid of that rust, then it needs a bath!



    In terms of grips, just don’t go too big- you’ll lose all the feel!




    I’m not a big rust guy, but I agree it’s nice and consistent. Almost looks like an aftermarket antique finish.
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