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I  picked up a new shaft for my M3 driver recently, however I didn’t realise that it’s 1/2 an inch shorter than standard. I don’t have access to hot melt and it’s only an experiment at this stage. Has anyone tried adding either a third weight or swapped out one of the weights for a heavier one?

 

I know it needs around an extra 6 grams added to get the swing weigh back.

 

 

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I used a 3rd weight in my M3. A 6 gram weight coincidentally. I had no issues.

I did the same for my M3 before switching to the SIM. I also added a 2nd weight to my SIM because I play it 1/2” short as well. No issues with either. 

I added one as well a 8g but I don’t play mine short anymore but it feels great.

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I did the same for my M3 before switching to the SIM. I also added a 2nd weight to my SIM because I play it 1/2” short as well. No issues with either. 

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That’s great, thanks for the feedback. Just out of interest where did you place the extra weight? I currently have one right at the front of the track and the other in the draw setting.

Taylormade M3 9.5 (adjusted to 11) - Aldila Rogue Silver 60X
Callaway Rogue 3 Wood - Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Testing - Titleist 818H2 (19) & 816H2 (20) Aldila Rogue Silver & Black X
Titleist 716CB 3-9 - X100
Vokey SM7 46.10, 50.08, 54M, 59M - S400
Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5
Titleist Pro V1

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3 minutes ago, Gtyler14 said:

I have one in fade, draw and then middle maybe a hair back of center of the front track

Always interesting to hear how others set their driver up. I think I will get a weight ordered and have a play around. 
 

Thanks for taking the time to reply.

Taylormade M3 9.5 (adjusted to 11) - Aldila Rogue Silver 60X
Callaway Rogue 3 Wood - Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Testing - Titleist 818H2 (19) & 816H2 (20) Aldila Rogue Silver & Black X
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Vokey SM7 46.10, 50.08, 54M, 59M - S400
Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5
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I moved my 6 gr weight around in the locations of the arrows. After a while though the weight in the center track would slide back after hitting it. I left it in the fade position until I sold it.

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30 minutes ago, CKalma said:

I moved my 6 gr weight around in the locations of the arrows. After a while though the weight in the center track would slide back after hitting it. I left it in the fade position until I sold it.

20201126_130221.jpg

That’s kind of what I was thinking, putting it where the right arrow is. But it will probably end up being a completely different set up.

 

Thanks!

Taylormade M3 9.5 (adjusted to 11) - Aldila Rogue Silver 60X
Callaway Rogue 3 Wood - Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Testing - Titleist 818H2 (19) & 816H2 (20) Aldila Rogue Silver & Black X
Titleist 716CB 3-9 - X100
Vokey SM7 46.10, 50.08, 54M, 59M - S400
Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5
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I had all 3 of mine in the middle. One of the heavier ones up at the very front, the lighter one in the middle of the track, and the other heavier one in between. 

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Fairway:  Cobra F9 5w turned down to 17* Diamana White 80s

Hybrids: 19* Srixon H65 Proforce V2 85f4
Irons: 24* X Forged Utility w/ Modus 120s, 5-PW Ben Hoga PTx Pro Modus 125s
Wedges: 48* bent to 49* Vokey SM6 F Grind, Zipcore 52* Mid bent to 53*, Zipcore 56* Mid Raw bent to 58*. All wedges have DGTI S400
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9 hours ago, Gtyler14 said:

28D34236-569C-4CA6-AAA2-3D452F9D59BC.jpeg.0f52185b8fee0d71db967599958847bb.jpegthat’s how mine is setup

I like the look of that, I’ve ordered a weight and will see how it goes.

 

Thanks!

Taylormade M3 9.5 (adjusted to 11) - Aldila Rogue Silver 60X
Callaway Rogue 3 Wood - Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Testing - Titleist 818H2 (19) & 816H2 (20) Aldila Rogue Silver & Black X
Titleist 716CB 3-9 - X100
Vokey SM7 46.10, 50.08, 54M, 59M - S400
Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5
Titleist Pro V1

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