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That used to be the recommended way to install iron shafts.

 

Technically it was called a "dimple" vs a crimp. You can probably still find a shaft dimpler for sale somewhere.

 

The idea was to create a bump in the shaft to get more of friction fit in addition to the epoxy bond.

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1 minute ago, jvincent said:

That used to be the recommended way to install iron shafts.

 

Technically it was called a "dimple" vs a crimp. You can probably still find a shaft dimpler for sale somewhere.

 

The idea was to create a bump in the shaft to get more of friction fit in addition to the epoxy bond.

So, I can install this without fear of failure? 

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2 minutes ago, buckrogers71 said:

So, I can install this without fear of failure? 

Yep, should be fine.

 

Make sure that the shaft is full bottomed out in the hosel though.

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They say this method is no longer necessary due to better epoxies nowadays. I still do it. I sleep better at night when I do….

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I would love a shaft dimpling tool.  I had one back in the day but I have no idea what ever happened to it.

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6 minutes ago, RobotDoctor said:

I would love a shaft dimpling tool.  I had one back in the day but I have no idea what ever happened to it.

 

You can use a small nail with the point ground down and a hammer to accomplish the same thing.  As others mentioned, this was done to create more of a mechanical lock against the walls of the hosel.  As long as the dimple doesn't actually deform the shaft too much it will install just fine.

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1 minute ago, 03trdblack said:

 

You can use a small nail with the point ground down and a hammer to accomplish the same thing.  As others mentioned, this was done to create more of a mechanical lock against the walls of the hosel.  As long as the dimple doesn't actually deform the shaft too much it will install just fine.

 

I haven't used one in years.  I have reshafted several sets of irons I have gamed.  I have never had the epoxy bond break between the head and shaft.  I don't think I really need one but I am also a bit old school.  What do you expect from a person who collects persimmon woods.  😁

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1 minute ago, RobotDoctor said:

 

I haven't used one in years.  I have reshafted several sets of irons I have gamed.  I have never had the epoxy bond break between the head and shaft.  I don't think I really need one but I am also a bit old school.  What do you expect from a person who collects persimmon woods.  😁

 

I'm right there with you.  I used to do this for everything back in the day.  Now I just don't because it's an extra step I have to deal with.

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1 minute ago, 03trdblack said:

 

I'm right there with you.  I used to do this for everything back in the day.  Now I just don't because it's an extra step I have to deal with.

 

That is a good point, it is a step that isn't necessary these days.  You're right about the extra step.

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Irons:  Ben Hogan 1999 Apex blade 3-E, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

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1 hour ago, RobotDoctor said:

I would love a shaft dimpling tool.  I had one back in the day but I have no idea what ever happened to it.

 

Get a small block of wood, about 1"x1"x4", and drill a 3/8" hole in the end about 1-1/4" deep. From the side, drill a 1/8" hole about 5/8" from the end.

With a hammer, use either the drill bit or a piece of 1/8" steel rod files to a point.

That's how I used to do it years ago.

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Totally unnecessary unless you are the type to use Gorilla glue or similar type of Walmart epoxy.  Use good epoxy and prep properly, sans dimpling, and live happy.

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