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Currently playing the F9, what what notable improvements that have been made to the RAD?

Cobra RADspeed Ventus Red 7X, Cobra F9 Graphite Design Tour AD-TP 7X 

Taylormade Sim Ti 15* Hzrdus Smoke Green 7x, Callaway Rogue Subzero 15* Graphite Design Tour AD-TP 8X

Taylormade P790 UDI 2 Iron Hzrdus Smoke Black 100g 6.5

Nike Vapor Pro combo 4-PW DG Pro X100, Nike VR Pro combo 4-PW Modus3 120X

Titleist SM6 50, 54, 

Taylormade Hi Toe 58

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I have the King Cobra Baffler DWS hybrids, the 4 (23 degrees) and 5 (26 degrees) hybrids with the Aldila NV-HL 65g shafts.

 

I love these clubs, and I can't get them out of my bag.   Nothing has come close to replacing these two hybrids.   I especially like the high trajectory flight -- even though I have stiff flex shafts despite playing regular flex in all my other clubs.

 

Why should I consider the new RAD hybrids?   I'm particularly concerned that the RAD 5 hybrid is 24 degrees and will fly much further than my current Baffler 5 hybrid (26 degrees).   And, what shaft would duplicate the flight trajectory of the Aldila NV-HL shaft in my current clubs? 

 

 

 

 

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First - thanks for offering in lefty and keeping with the same shaft adapter year over year!

 

Can we get a behind the scenes look at what goes into the visuals of the  RAD drivers? 

My understanding is that it appears to sit quite square to slightly open at address.   You have a matte and gloss finish, wrap around face, logo...I assume a good amount of work went into the visuals - and how did your tour players influence the product?

 

thanks!

Driver (9.0) - Cobra F9 Aldila Rogue Silver 70 S, 44.5"
Wood (15) - Exotics EX10 Aldila Rougue Silver 70S
Driving Iron (20) - Srixon U65 Project X 5.5
Irons (5-6) - Srixon Z565 Project X 5.5
Irons (7-P) - Srixon Z765 Project X 5.5
Wedges - Vokey SM-7 Jet Black / 50.08 F / 54.08 M / 58.08 M DG S300
Putter - Edel E-1
Ball - Titleist Prov1x
ZGrip Midsized Grips

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My question is - what effect does the tour length versions of your drivers (with the heavier weights for SW) have on launch and spin? I can imagine it improves MOI but may cause launch/spin to change.

 

The last Cobra demo day I attended did not have a tour length version available and I didn't want to estimate with choking up on a normal version of your driver.

 

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When you designing a full family of woods, how do you think about the design differences between each? Do you have a target value for each model and then maximize everything else around that value or do you start with a base model and get feedback from staffers with varied preferences that allow you to tweak one model into multiple from there. 

 

With BDC putting a 48" driver into play sometime soon, do you plan on offering a properly weighted version of any of these heads from the factory at that type of playing length?

 

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Ping G410 22* hybrid - Veylix Rome | Mizuno MP68 (raw) 3i - KBS Tour

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Vokey SM7 55M & 60L (raw) - KBS Tour

Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Mid Slant

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Do you all have any launch/spin data comparing ‘weight forward’ and ‘weight back’ set ups in the same head?

 

thank you!  excited to see these in person!

PING G410 LST 9* - Aldila Rogue White 70TX

TaylorMade M5 15* - Aldila Rogue White 80TX

TaylorMade P790 UDI- Project X 6.5

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PING Glide 3.0 54WS, 60SS - Project X 6.0

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How much input from pros goes into R&D?

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Cobra F9 Tour 3w w/ Motore X F1 7X
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Cobra Forged Tec Black 4i & 5i w/ Modus 120X
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Many reviews have called the new RAD line “Ping Stable” what was done to make these so stable and consistent? 

Callaway Mavrik SZ 9* set to 8* UST Mamiya LINQ Purple 7F5
Callaway Epic Flash 15* set to 14* UST V2 Tour 8F5
Ben Hogan FT Worth Hi 18* UST Recoil Prototype 110F5 2* Flat
Srixon 785/Z Forged DGTI X100 2* Flat
Vokey SM8 Black 50/56/62 DGTI Onyx X100/S400 2* Flat
EVNROLL ER7/Scotty Cameron Newport2 Buttonback both have Stability Shafts and P2 Aware Tour Grips
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What is the process on picking a stock shaft/shafts to pair with the woods. I love the quality of shafts you guys put in the fairway woods, what factors go in to this? Thanks for doing this!

Driver: Taylormade SIM Max 10.5 - Diamana D+ 70x

3 wood: Taylormade SIM Max 15 - GD ADVR 7x

hybrid: Taylormade Sim Max Hybrid 19 - Tensei Pro White 90x

irons (4-pw): Ping iBlade - Project X rifle 6.5 +1"

wedges (50,55,60): Vokey Sm7 - Project X rifle 6.5 +1"

Putter: Scotty Cameron Special Select Newport 2 36"

Ball: Z star XV

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Have you ever given thought to adding a one length option to the fairway wood line to complement the irons and hybrids?

 

obviously a 7 iron length 3 wood would not give enough distance to be useful, but the jump in shaft length from 37.5 inches to perhaps a 43 inch 3 wood is quite large.

 

a line of fairways that all played to perhaps 41ish inches and were spec’d out to properly swing weight at those lengths could be an interesting option.

 

would also love to see a company add some 43-42 inch drivers that swingweighted property for those who are looking to go to a two driver setup. One driver standard length built to bomb-it, one shorter for control as a 3 wood replacement.

Ping G400 Max 9* Tensei Pro Orange 70TX
Ping G400 3 crossover Alta stiff
Callaway Apex 4-SW recoil 780 stiff
Cleveland cbx 60* recoil stiff
Biomech Acculock
Snell MTB Black

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When is Rickie moving into these more forgiving clubs so he can win majors.

 

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Mizuno STz Ventus Black60s Ordered
Mizuno 3Wood STz Ventus Black 70s Ordered
Mizuno 5Wood STz Ventus Black 70s Ordered
Mizuno MP20 MMC 4-PW Aerotech i95s Ordered
Mizuno T20 Wedge 50*, 54*, 58* Aeritech i110s Ordered 
Mizuno M-Craft II 33"
Mizuno RS Tour
 

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Peacoat blue. Love it. How did you come up with color? 

Driver: Titleist TSi3 Ventus blue 7X

3 wood: Titleist Tsi3 16.5 Haz RDX black 70 X flex

& Wood: Titleist TSi2 Ventus Red 9X
Taylormade Gapr low 2 ventus blue 9x
4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
Wedges 50, 54, 60 Cleveland ZIPCORE
PUTTER; Kronos release long neck
BALL; Bridgestone BX, OR Taylomade TP5x PIX

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Do the adjustable weights from previous models work in this new RAD head?  

Taylormade SIM 10.5* w/Ventus Black 7X/Rogue White 70TX(testing now)

Taylormade '17 M1 3HL w/ Fubuki Alpha 80X

Srixon U65  4 iron 23* AMT X100

Mizuno MP18 Hifli 5&6 TI X100

Srixon 785's 7-pw TI X100

Cleveland CBX2 48* TI X100

Wilson staff model forged 52, 56, & 60(hi toe) w/ S400's.

Ping Kushin 34"

TP5x

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