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S46VB0K92MII.pngDecided to cut my driver down to 44.5". Got it cut and went to put the grip back on (I use air) and my tool to insert in the grip snapped. Don't have time to get it re-gripped before I go out, so I went into the basement to the club barrel and grabbed this. Orlimar Trimetal 9*. It was between this and my old steel shafted Burner Bubble. I picked up the Trimetal at Goodwill for $4.99. The sticker is still on the crown and I'm gonna leave it there. Anyone have a history with these drivers? I've never hit one. The face is about 1.5" tall, maybe. Should be an interesting round.

I think it's time to get a backup driver or 2 in the stable.

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I hope you pound fairways 275+ and it ends up back in the bag lol

Haha, I had the same club as a junior back in the 90's. Not the easiest driver to hit, basically looks like a large 3w these days. Sound nice though!

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I hope you pound fairways 275+ and it ends up back in the bag lol

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I'm fairly solid with the driver, so it didn't hurt me at all today. Out of the center , it was plenty long enough. There isn't much face on that thing. I had 3/4 toe hooks that stayed in play. The only thing I don't care for with this driver is the look at address. I've never liked woods that have odd hosel transition that looks like the shaft is set back (onset?). That said iron play wasn't on point today. The driver did it's job for the most part. I have always liked a shallow face on driver/woods. I wish someone made a modern version that was slightly bigger CC wise than this Orlimar, but just as shallow.

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What's your 3 wood? Might be a better option.

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