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I’ve tried so many drivers it makes my wife physically ill. Mostly I’ve stuck with Taylormade. But what I go back to time and time again is an R510 with a rather stout Fuji regular shaft. I can’t figure it out. I’m a senior golfer and feel I maybe should play a larger headed driver, but I can never quite duplicate the feel, or find the face on the larger heads. I have struggled finding a backup driver for years, figuring that I’ll need something lighter in my senior years, but I continually put this thing in the fairway. I’ve also got a Titleist 910 that I game. It’s a little slippery at 11 degrees but I hit it well. 
Guys I play with are 25 yards further. 
I can grab a 510 or 540 on eBay that are usually beat up. 
Am I wrong to be chasing lighter and longer?   Wish I wasn’t such a feel player. The r510 is the closest thing to persimmon I’ve ever found. 

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I’ve got a couple of Titleist 905 drivers from 2005 that find their way back in the bag.  Old friends.

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Driver: Titleist 913 D3 8.5° A-1 setting Graphite Design YS-6+ 65g stiff

Wood:  Titleist 980F 17° Aldila NV stiff

Hybrid: Titleist 909H 21° Aldila Voodoo stiff 

Irons:  Titleist 716 AP2 4- W  DG AMT S300

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7  54°,  58° DG S200

Putter:  Odyssey White Hot #1 Tour

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

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Used r510tp variants for many years and still have a couple of backups, I may tinker a bit, yet am loathe to change stuff that works. That being said, the Epic Speed relegated the big game veterans to in case of emergency on depth chart.

Titleist 910d3 9.5* (d4 surefit) Fujikura Motore Speeder 7.2s
Tour Edge Exotics cbx 16.5* Aldila RIP beta 80s 

Titleist 818h1 19* (a2 surefit) Fujikura Motore TS hb 8.8
Titleist 962b 3-pw s400
Vokey sm8 raw S 54* s400
Vokey sm8 raw M 60* s400
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