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I recently got fit at Club Champion and ended up in the Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5. I didn't like the size of the stock grip (Pistolero Plus) so I ended up picking out a Super Stroke Pistol GT 2.0 that fit my hands nicely. As I wait for my putter to make it in, I got curious about the weight change. From what I can find, the Pistolero Plus weighs 84g and the Super Stroke weighs 51g. I know the head will feel heavier now, but is this too big of a change to just take it and see what happens? Wondering if I should contact my fitter and have them go ahead and add the 25g weight plug? Should I just calm down lol or is this too big of a difference to just let slide?

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You can just try it.  I have a ping dale anser I just reshafted with a kbs ct at 35.25” and put a iomic grip that ways 50 grams on it.  Surprisingly it swingweighted at F4.  I blew the grip off and put an 80 gram lamkin deep etched on there just to see and the swingweight went down 8 points.  But all this to say, the “feel” between the two grips is noticeable, but since the lighter grip makes the putter lighter overall, I could probably adjust just fine.  I’ve used all sorts of counterweights in putters chasing the perfect feel and balance, they will actually take the swingweight lower than just a heavier grip would if the counter is all the way at the butt end like the superstroke, the feel is not exactly the same. That’s not a negative just what you should expect.  If your want advice, you’ll have no problem using the lighter grip as is, but you can Just order the weights yourself if you’re curious to see if you prefer the counterweight.  There’s all kinds of alk on  putter swingweight in this forum, lots of good knowledge about what’s optimal to other people and the pros and cons of different setups. 

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smaller or bigger hands? Ping pp58 at 80ish is my go too, smaller Ping grips 60ish available,going 80 too 50 your opening up a problem...

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On 2/7/2021 at 1:07 PM, RogerinNewZealand said:

smaller or bigger hands? Ping pp58 at 80ish is my go too, smaller Ping grips 60ish available,going 80 too 50 your opening up a problem...

I have bigger hands. Went with a larger grip that sits in my hands well. When I go to pick up at Club Champion, I'll probably just see if they can put me back on SAM to make sure it didn't do anything crazy with my stroke. If the feel is off, I can always plug it or replace the grip

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