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Older guys.....Who's moved from mid 70g shaft to mid 60's weight class in their Fairway Woods?


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16 hours ago, braincramp52 said:

Serious question. Does 10 grams make a hell of a lot of difference in a shaft even for us old farts? I've never seen it.

Generally, no, not in my 70yrs of experience.  Historically, my woods been in the 75g-85g range and driver 67-74 gram range.  Not long ago however, I surprised myself by going with an ultra-light 59g "S" in driver, and found me likey...  never say never.

 

Ten-fifteen (10-15) gram swing is "approximately" the adjustment range switching from heavier steel shafts to graphite in irons.  Unless there's a medical issue, going from 125ish to 100g is not common; swing problems can occur.  That's my 2cents.

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63yo and moved from 75g fairway shafts to a 65g in my 3 wood and 55g in my 5 and 7.

 

The 55g shafts are OEM in my Honma TW woods and I really like them which was a surprise as I bought them planning to reshaft.

 

Have also been using a GD Tour AD BB5 55g shaft in my driver which is fantastic, tried a 55g Riptide but didn't like it.

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On 7/14/2021 at 3:33 AM, braincramp52 said:

Serious question. Does 10 grams make a hell of a lot of difference in a shaft even for us old farts? I've never seen it.

I was thinking the same thing as 10 grams across the length of a shaft isn't significant but if you "feel" like it makes a difference, and that feel is sustained over time, then can't really argue with that.  

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