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So I got some time with both drivers on the sim today.  I used a Ping Tour 65 stiff that plays at 45.25” in both drivers, definitely not what I would be using but it’s what I have to work with at the

I'd consult a Dr.  Sounds serious.

Happened to be around when the rep was in the shop.  Love the color combo in person.  Saw the hybrids and fw’s as well.  Turbulators are gone in the fw’s I believe.   Amazing how flat the soles are in

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yes, the turbulators are arguably functional on the driver (but really mostly for higher swing speeds) and serve no functional purpose on the fairways and hybrids. They are purely for cosmetic/alignment. It seems kind of against what ping hold themselves out as = sometimes funky or non-traditional shaping but for performance and functional reasons. Turbulators on fairways/hybrids are just funky non-traditional shaping for no reason.

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I personally like the tubulators . Or at least am used to them. Makes a great frame for the ball.

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Exactly, Ping always makes great stuff that keeps up with the Joneses, but they are always last to move on market trends. They wait to see what sticks before dipping their toe in the water. Let other companies hang their neck on the line first. Make sure it's not a flash in the pan trend before the commit. That said at this point I would imagine the Carbon crown trend isn't going anywhere and it's time for them to jump into that pool.

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Yesterday, I just sold/shipped my Original Ping 9* Raptor to bg3putts in Alabama, it was a great club, I'm also waiting to see what Ping's new driver will look/perform like.

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Ping G425 10.5* Driver - Tensei Pro Orange 60 Stiff
Ping G400 14.5* 3 Wood - Tour Ad Di8-S
Ping G410 4/22* HYB -Tensei Pro Orange 80S Hybrid
Ping G410 3/19* HYB -Tour AD Di-85S Hybrid
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My guess would be slightly different crown and 5% increase in MOI and MWT

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I found that there was a huge difference between the G400 and the G410 fairways. The G400 launched way too high for me. I tried the G400 for literally one round, and it was just a terrible fit for me, and didn't come close to replacing the G30 that I had in the bag (which eventually got replaced by an M2 Tour). The G410 LST was a revelation, and gave me similar distance to the M2 Tour, but with way more forgiveness. It finally stopped me from trying new fairways all the time.

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Since there are a lot that like them maybe make 2 options with a "tour" model that does not have them

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