New 3 wood

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<div class="IPBDescription">Taylor Made r7 Tp vs. Titleist 904f</div>Hi,<br />
I have some trouble hitting my 3 wood (It is an 904f 15° with Aldila NV 85). I average my driver about 260 yards and my 3 wood was always very trusty off the deck. But this year when I compare it to the 17,5° Taylor Made r7 Tp, the Taylor Made goes farer and straighter. I thought about buying a 13° r7 Tp with the Fuji Vista Pro 80. What are your thoughts about that? Or should I wait for the new Titleist proto. Some in here that has hit the Titleist prototype compared to the r7 Tp? Is a 13° wood hard to hit off the deck? I want to use that wood both tee and fairway? Any thoughts would be great!


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    Hey Bud,<br />
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    I went through the same dilemma you are going through. Want a little more pop off the tee, and some better gap fill from the deck. Well, I went to a 13* Steelhead and lost accuracy. When I struck it well, it took off. Never worked off the deck. Too little loft. It's almost a driver!!<br />
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    The 17* could work better since it has more loft, it is easier to get airborne, and imparts more back spin for straighter ball flight. For me, the 17* isnt much different than my 15*, but when I need to get the 3 wood out there a few more yards, the 15 does it better than the 17.<br />
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    I have the 904F in the YS6+ stiff. It seems to be a better shaft off the fairway for me. I really dont like the NV. Too boardy, too much torque for that boardy of a feeling for me. I have the V2 75 in my driver and love it.<br />
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    Good luck!! I have hit the TP and wasnt that impressed. I think the 904 gets it out of the rough better. I would wait for the new 906 to come out and then make your decision. You'll be demoing again if you buy the TP to verify your decision. <br />
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    Youcould always reshaft that 904!!!!<br />
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    My 2 cents, figure out the 15/17.5 deal. Stay away from the 13. Keep 4 wedges in the bag. I have gone from 4-3-4-3-4 and now am finally set. I also did the 13/17 and 19 rescue to a 13, 16 rescue, 19 rescue. Now I have the 15 904 and a sonartec 19. <br />
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    I think it fills things up better.
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    Thanks for the reply. I will try the 13° r7 Tp tomorrow. Then I will decide whether to wait for the 906 and get it in 13° or simply reshaft the 904f. I think I could simply let it reshaft with the Ys-6+. I think the lower weight and higher launch could help off the deck..

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