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This fall, I went back to my old R5. T-serial; I was told it used to be Mark Brooks'. Who knows; Mark probably can't recall when he actually had a contract with TM, much less which drivers he used. It's just a very solid head with nice weight and balance and a terrific-looking face angle. No great emotional attachment, and it was not expensive. Looking forward to my next five drivers this year.

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1. Titleist 983e 350cc with Graphite Design YS-6 Stiff
2. Original Nike 400cc with Factory Stiff
3. Callaway GBB VFT 300cc with Factory Stiff
4. Titleist 975D 260cc with Graphalloy ProLite Stiff
5. Titleist 975D 260cc with Graphalloy ProLite Stiff

These are the only drivers I would actually put in my bag for a round of golf. Listed in order of greatest likelihood of use. I don't own any newer drivers either.

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Got three here with me and doing the rounds:

TaylorMade R7-460 TP Tour issue 8.5 degree.
Ping G10 - 9 degree; and
Mizuno MP-650 - 9.5 degree.

PING - G20 - 9.5  degree - Grafalloy ProLaunch Blue - X
BRIDGESTONE J33 (15) - Grafalloy ProLaunch Blue - X
MIZUNO Fli-Hi (17+20) - Grafalloy ProLaunch Blue - X
PING  ZING2 Irons (4-PW) - Black Lie angle - JZ Stiff
CALLAWAY MD3 Black (52+58 deg) DG Pro: S300
RIFE Iconic Three Putter -  343g  / 34.5" / 68 Deg 

TAYLORMADE TP5-X Yellow << 2021 Version >>

 

Regards "Shuv" : sevenfourate's WITB LINK (Click right here):

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I play the TM Tour Burner and love it, haven't found another drive that felt different enough to warrant a change. Just slap a grip on and ready to rock baby.

TM Tour Burner 9.5* w/NVS S
Cobra Rail-F 15.5 w/Motore S
Taylormade TP '12 3-4 Hyb w/Motore R
Taylormade R7 TP 5-PW w/ TT S300
Odyssey 2-Ball Metal-X - 35"
Taylormade Rac Black TP 52*-56* TT S300

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TM R580xd ....handsome and true.

TM SLDR-430/10.5 @ 12°, OEM speeder 57R
08 Burner 3w/5w 49g M/sr flex
Cobra TWS Hybrids H3/H4 A-flex 60g
Cobra SS-i irons Penley Graphite Light-R
Cleve 588-49LowBounce,900-54LB,588-57LB
TM Spider 72M
[url="http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/topic/1061239-katbirds-bag-of-sticks/"]WITB Link[/url]

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TM R580xd ....handsome and true.
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NICE :-)

Ive owned a couple before and would love to add another to what is now a bit of a 'driver collection'.

I have looked a little recently - but have not found a truly 'nice' one as yet. Ideally i'd come across a mint R580 TP. Now that would get the heart fluttering............

PING - G20 - 9.5  degree - Grafalloy ProLaunch Blue - X
BRIDGESTONE J33 (15) - Grafalloy ProLaunch Blue - X
MIZUNO Fli-Hi (17+20) - Grafalloy ProLaunch Blue - X
PING  ZING2 Irons (4-PW) - Black Lie angle - JZ Stiff
CALLAWAY MD3 Black (52+58 deg) DG Pro: S300
RIFE Iconic Three Putter -  343g  / 34.5" / 68 Deg 

TAYLORMADE TP5-X Yellow << 2021 Version >>

 

Regards "Shuv" : sevenfourate's WITB LINK (Click right here):

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Looking to upgrade but a bit tough when I'm hitting my 8.5* Cleveland Launcher Comp decently still. Still goes well and plays nicely with the Aldila NV X-Stiff!

 

Shopping around and this is from the launch monitor the other day with it. If anything my swing needs to change some (haven't swung since August, and haven't been playing much at all before then!) but not too bad. Guy said their monitor is 10-12 yds conservative too!

 

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Not really my Gamers, but I DO play them a couple of times each year. They're one year younger than I am!!

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Cobra LTD Pro 10.5° HZRDUS Blk 75 6.0 @ 44.5"
Cobra LTD Black 14.5° Aldila RIP Beta 80 S @ 43"
Cobra F6 16.5° Aldila RIP Beta 80 S @ 41.5"
Mizuno MP25 4-PW Mamiya Recoil Proto 125 F4
Mizuno MP-T5 52, 56 & 60 - TT Wedge
Grips - Grip Master Master Perforated Midsize

Oddysey Stroke Lab V-Line Blk 33.5"
 

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I have a Cobra Fly Z now, and spent the earlier part of the year with a Ping G30 LS Tec, however, my Adams 9015D is never too far out of reach. I also have a Callaway Razr Hawk Tour head that I may resurrect soon, as well as the TM Superfast TP 1.0. There is something about the 2008-2010 years drivers that I like.

Cobra King Ltd, Speeder TS 6.2
Callaway BBA 816, Accra CS1 80
Adams A12, Diamana Thump
TM TP MC/MB, KBS Tour 
Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*, DG S400
Ping Anser TR

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