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How it exactly happened I do not know. It was a used shaft perhaps player(s) before often tapped the club head on the ground with force. REGARDLESS...I was wondering if I could reshaft with a new adaptor to put in another driver. There is maybe a half inch left of the tip...do I prep the tip put on the new sleeve and hope it has somewhat of the same profile? FWIW it is a tour AD XC-6TX and the current length (after cutting off the splintered tip section) is approx. 42". Looking for anything of help because I would still like to play this shaft if salvageable

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Hoping to still play in driver by adding an extension 1"

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31 minutes ago, BTP said:

Hoping to still play in driver by adding an extension 1"


A TX shaft tipped 1” is gonna be a little spicy but if you have the SS to do it go for it. Yes you can do it with an extension. 

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1 minute ago, third-times-a-charm said:


A TX shaft tipped 1” is gonna be a little spicy but if you have the SS to do it go for it. Yes you can do it with an extension. 

So...I may be better off swinging a telephone pole?? haha. I probably have no business swinging it now. I max out at about 112mph but we'll see what happens. I've had good success with GD x flexes in the past tipped over an inch. On paper it would make no sense to play but it has worked for me just hope it will now because I loved this set up in my f9.

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I hope to bring it to my trusted clubfitter tomorrow and see what he has to say about it. I've had him extend several shafts in the past and often if extending to only do 1" no further do to risk of breaking.

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Could always try and warranty it, if you haven't tip trimmed it already. 

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13 hours ago, BTP said:

How it exactly happened I do not know. It was a used shaft perhaps player(s) before often tapped the club head on the ground with force. REGARDLESS...I was wondering if I could reshaft with a new adaptor to put in another driver. There is maybe a half inch left of the tip...do I prep the tip put on the new sleeve and hope it has somewhat of the same profile? FWIW it is a tour AD XC-6TX and the current length (after cutting off the splintered tip section) is approx. 42". Looking for anything of help because I would still like to play this shaft if salvageable

That shaft is toast for a driver. You can try to put it in a fwy wood.

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21 hours ago, Tufph said:

I would say adding 1" extention to a graphite is a little iffy. Don't what that thing breaking in your hands.


I would be far more concerned with a cracked tip giving out before a 1 inch extension.  A PROPER 1 inch extensions will be completely fine.  Once you break the tip end, you don’t have any idea how far up the damage runs and usually people take off the bare minimum in an attempt to “save” the shaft.

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1 hour ago, taki27 said:


I would be far more concerned with a cracked tip giving out before a 1 inch extension.  A PROPER 1 inch extensions will be completely fine.  Once you break the top end, you don’t have any idea how far up the damage runs and usually people take off the bare minimum in an attempt to “save” the shaft.

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