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I'll echo what phizzy said as they mirror my results as well. I was building myself a new driver and the shafts were narrowed down to the TZ5 65 M5 and the Ventus Black 6X. Originally the TZ5 won out

Curious if anyone has feedback on the Accra Tz5. Resurrecting this old thread if anyone has comparisons. 

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Tsi2 18 Tensei Raw White 2.0 85TX 

ZX Utility 18* ADDI 95X

Taylormade p770 4 iron x100

5-PW CB 801 X7 

SM8 50.12 at 51 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135x

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I have the Ventus Black 7x in my gamer and have tested  the 6x and TZ5.  I find for me the difference between VB black 6 and 7x to be weight obviously, dispersion, distance and ball speed.  Slightly higher ball speed, slightly lighter shaft, dispersion was similar, and slightly longer carry distance.  I only went with the 7x because I prefer heavier shafts and the numbers weren't significant enough to go with the 6x.  TZ5 launched 1-2 degrees higher and spin numbers were pretty much equal.  I have a 2 degree +AoA, so I didn't need any more launch so I went with the VB 7x. 

TM SIM 2, 8* w/Ventus Black 7x

TM SIM 15* w/TB 80x

TM Tour Issue Deep Face Ghost Proto TP 2 HB  w/Thump 105x

New Level NLU-01 21* w/KBS Proto 105x

New Level 623-M 5-PW w/MMT 125 TX

54* Miura HB w/KBS 610 S+, 58* Miura w/KBS Tour Black

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I'll echo what phizzy said as they mirror my results as well. I was building myself a new driver and the shafts were narrowed down to the TZ5 65 M5 and the Ventus Black 6X. Originally the TZ5 won out and I gamed it for 2 months and began to find my fairways hit % drop from the low 70's to the high 50's and that's unacceptable for me. Considering there was only a 2 yard difference in my testing between the 2 shafts I replaced the Accra with the Ventus and my % is now back around 80%. I was originally skeptical about the whole Velacore thing but for me, the proof has been in the fairways hit. 

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MIURA CB57 4-7                            MCI MMT-125TX

MIURA MB-001 8-P                       MCI MMT-125TX
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Was fitted for the TZ5 early last season.  But the Ventus black talk had the inner ho in me trembling.  So I bought the Ventus Black 6x to play 44.5" like my TZ5 in my Sim Max head.  Initial thoughts was that the Ventus felt looser than the TZ5 but never felt out of control.  Ventus definitely launched a tad bit higher and also spin a bit higher. Head to head the tz5 won out for my swing.  That being said, I wouldn't have any problem gaming the Ventus

Sim Max 9* Accra TZ5 M5 65

Sim Rocket 14* Fujikura Speeder TR 757x 

Titleist TS3 18* Fujikura Pro 2.0 Tour Spec 8x

Srixon ZX7 4-PW Nippon Modus 125x

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