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I actually won this shaft on here a long time ago and I have loved this shaft and everything about it ever since. it’s made it through 2 drivers but now I’m looking to upgrade my driver again and these shafts are getting really hard to find.

What is the closest replacement? The Dual Core XD? Everything I’ve read on that on says it feels tighter and maybe a little stiffer. What about the Pro Orange? Anything outside of the MRC lines to consider?

 

 

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917F2 15* Diamana LTD Blue 80TX
816H1 19* MRC Tensei Blue 80X
Apex Pro 4-W Modus Tour 120X Black
SM8 50F/54S/58D KBS Tour S+
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The Dual Core XD was indeed designed to be stiffer overall, basically a slightly beefed up Dual Core version of the XT/XTS. I think your Dual Core TX was slated to be the replacement for the XT/XTS, but when it didn't really get any traction on tour they pivoted to something that was more similar in profile to the XT. The XD didn't really catch on either as all the Kuro Kage faithfuls seemed to stick with their XT/XTS prototypes. You may want to look in to the original XT as it can be had somewhat cheaply at this point. The XD may suit you as well, but honestly if you really like your Dual Core TX I would just grab a few backups on eBay and call it a day. It is a fantastic shaft and I see no real reason to change unless you have an issue with the feel.

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Taylormade SIM Ti V2 15* Kuro Kage XD 80TX || Taylormade SIM Ti Tour Issue 16* Kuro Kage 80XTS
Taylormade SIM Max 18.5* Tensei Pro White 90TX || Taylormade GAPR Lo 3 18.5* Kuro Kage 100XTS Hybrid
Taylormade RSI UDI 20* Project X PXi 7.0
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