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  1. I think there are several issues with CC. These are my opinion based on a fitting I participated in several years ago for a driver, 3 wood and driving iron. 1. Everyone likes the ability to get clubs fitted with data (trackman) and the I think the customer service is pretty good (from my experience). 2. The fitter is constantly trying to close a sale during the fitting. 3. If you're honest with them in the beginning about not buying clubs from them and only there for the fitting, I felt it turned into a shaft upgrade only fitting. 4. Their prices for clubs are ridiculous. I went for my fitting and I had a F9 club that I recently purchased from BST. I told the fitter, although the F9 was new (just released a month prior to the fitting), I was open to all drivers. However, I would not purchase from them unless the price was right. He even explained that their prices were high but tried to justify that they were "best" club builders. I kindly told him that I've tinkered with clubs and I could glue an adapter to a shaft and screw on the head pretty well also. He nodded, smiled and said "touché". During the fitting, he was nice, professional and helpful, however, he only had me hit 3 other driver heads and quickly stated the F9 that I purchased on BST was the best fit for me. Then it went into shaft fitting which, I thought was pretty good and ended up fitted into a Diamana shaft. Then the 3 wood, I had a F9 Tour. Again, he had me hit 3 other 3 woods and said the F9 Tour was the best fit for me. Again, turned into a shaft fitting for a Oban Isawa shaft. Then the driving iron didn't turn out very well, I was tired and wasn't swing well at that point, but he stated the iron head I had (Mizuno MP-18 Fli HI was then best head and we could do the shaft test another day. He tried to sell me the shafts are $100 over retail for each shaft (researched while he took a restroom break). I kindly declined and told him I'd think about it. When he printed up my spec sheet for the fitting, he had the driver and 3 wood listed with the correct fitted shaft but had swing weight at D7! Didn't notice it at first until I went home. I called the next day and he stated that's what he put in the computer, so it must be correct. I'm sorry, but my wedges aren't even close to a D7! If I ever go for a fitting from CC again, I'll let them do their sales pitch all day and when it's done, obtain the spec sheet and tell them thanks for the fitting, but I'll think about purchase over night. Then I'll got toe BST or another place to purchase the clubs/build.
  2. I agree with above comments regarding a larger grip. If I'm not mistaken, arthritic golf grips were larger in size and had the original "reduced taper". Not terribly expensive to switch out grips and see if that helps with your father in law's knuckles and wrist. I'd suspect he'll notice a difference with larger/reduced taper grips. And if the new grips help, but not enough, look into graphite shafts. My father made the switch to graphite shafts and wished he did it years earlier! Best of luck!
  3. @Jackrwesty Could you post a pic of the irons? Curious to see how they turned out raw.
  4. I would also agree with the DG 120 X100 as mentioned above. They are lighter and play more like a S+ than a X-stiff. It's was noticeable to me and I'm sure with your background, it'll be noticeable to you also. Good Luck.
  5. I agree, a head change is probably the ticket. SIM Max and SIM2 Max are more forgiving, but also generate more spin the the SIM or SIM2. Also, I've heard that TM made the SIM2 and SIM2 Max spin more than the previous year SIM because it was so low spin. By spin more, I mean maybe 200-300 RPM. You might want to find a used SIM on BST to try out. Also, the Diamana BF is a mid launch / mid to low spin shaft. You might want to try the DF which is low-mid launch / low spin shaft. I have both the DF and BF and when I wasn't injured, the guy I take lessons from stated my numbers via trackman were better with the DF. BF higher launch and spin, DF lower launch and spin. Both felt really similar to each other also. Had a ZF also, but found the butt section too stiff for my swing. Best of luck.
  6. But the grip is still good, correct? I'm kidding. Sorry this happened to you and the seller. No excuses for a box to be cut in half!
  7. I was fit into a DF shaft for my driver by Club Champion. The fitted told me the DF was basically a whiteboard shaft with more feel. Absolutely love the DF shaft in the driver. In the my 3 & 5 wood, I have the D+ Limited shaft. Off the tee or from the fairway, the D+ is a solid performer. The DF feels like it loads slightly easier than the D+, but the D+ also feels a tad more anti-left, which I need in my fairway woods.
  8. If you would like a rundown on my back issue, please see my prior BST posts. Well, I managed to purchase a set of ZX7 iron heads as I gave my set to my brother since I'm out for the foreseeable future. Figured I buy the iron heads and build a set slowly as I heal, kind of a mental health therapy. So, I have some items to sell to help off-set the purchase. No trades please and CONUS shipping only. I believe the prices are fair, but if I'm way off, please let me know. Additionally, all items will be shipped on Monday. MRI on Saturday and family time Sunday. **** The BB&F Ferrules DO NOT come with the small bag (not pictured). Ferrules only **** 1. Tour Striker Planemate - the wife was cleaning up in the closet and located a playmate she bought for me as a gift in March 2019! She forgot she hid it and never gave it to me. It is completely sealed and never opened. Asking $150 shipped OBRO. Whoever commits to the purchase, I can open it up and send picks prior to payment being sent. Asking SOLD shipped OBRO. 2. BB&F Ferrules - "Teddy". Asking SOLD shipped OBRO. 3. BB&F Ferrules - "Smokey". Asking SOLD shipped OBRO. 4. BB&F Ferrules - "Lil' Smokey". Asking SOLD shipped OBRO. 5. BB&F Ferrules - I believes were called "Hingle McCringleberry". Asking SOLD shipped OBRO. 6. BB&F Ferrules - "Blue Wraith IV". Asking SOLD shipped OBRO.
  9. Thanks man! Yeah, a lot of great advice from the previous post and in the PMs I’ve received. The WRX community is pretty awesome.
  10. If it’s an oversized grip, the plug is 40 grams. I’ve heard if it’s a pistol grip then the plug is 30 grams. Not sure how much you plan on extending the shaft but 30-40 grams is a lot to make up with just an extension. If you do try and pull the plug, I’ve heard they are glued in so use low heat and be patient. But I’ve also heard the never models use friction to install the plug, however I haven’t seen one in person. Best of luck.
  11. Thanks. It's an awesome bag. I had a white 2.0 bag that I gamed and loved. But since my kid got me the Player III bag, I kind of have to use it.
  12. If you want to know more about my back issue, please research my previous BST post. Due to the fact I will not be playing for the foreseeable future and that I made an impulse purchase of some Zipcore heads , I have a few items for sale. All prices include shipping and no trades at this time. Shipping only to the CONUS. 1. Vessel 2.0 6-way stand bag - Grey Tech - purchased over a year ago and never gamed. It did however sit in the garage and help my backup set of irons and putter. These are sold out on the Vessel website and not sure if they will make a comeback. The bottom of the bag shows limited wear from being on the garage floor (concrete). Full disclosure - the "smooth grey" appears a tad darker than the "tech grey" pattern. Not sure why since the bag has been in the garage it's entire life, but wanted to be upfront. Asking SOLD shipped OBRO (shipping is going to eat me alive). 2. Dynamic Gold AMT S300 shafts 4-PW - pulled from a brand new set of standard length Wilson V6 over a year ago. Used at the range twice prior to being pulled. Grips are in excellent shape, Wilson logo on GP tour velvet (standard). Photo depicts the 4 & 5 length. If my back wasn't so messed up, I'd remove the ferrules and prep the tip, but standing is an issue at the moment. Asking $120 shipped OBRO. 3. Dynamic Gold White S300 AMT shafts 4-PW - pulled from a mint set of standard length T100 almost a year ago.. Used at the range once by me, only a few times from the previous owner. Grips are great used shape and are GP tour velvet (midsize). Photo depicts the 4&5 iron length and tips are prepped. Not sure what differs from the above shaft, however, I was told they were different (forget how or why or if it even made a difference). Asking SOLD shipped OBRO. IMG_6169.heic
  13. Locking the thread up. Only one item left: ACCRA TZ6 Proto 85 M5 shaft with Cobra fairway adapter and measures a shade under 41 1/2 inches. Tipped 1.5 inches. Asking $150 shipped or OBRO. Hit me up in a PM if interested.
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