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I heard through the grape vine that those shafts kick a**.  😉😁

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Just now, metal_on_a_stick said:

Just put 6X UB in play. Real easy to load getting a nice mid ball flight out of it.  This one should do a lot better than there last couple offerings (VR, XC & HD)

Why do you say that? 

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52 minutes ago, metal_on_a_stick said:

I have HD in my fit matrix I'll take it out on the range tomorrow and compare to UB.  It's been about year since I last swung the HD.

Please do.  I've been getting reports that they are similar in flight and spin but the HD feels a touch softer. 

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On 11/11/2021 at 11:21 AM, phizzy30 said:

Please do.  I've been getting reports that they are similar in flight and spin but the HD feels a touch softer. 

Well took out 6X HD & UB today hit about 20 balls with each.   As i had stated before HD definitely has a tighter feel.  The butt and mid section are stiff can definitely feel impact more with HD.  The UB a little softer in the handle  dampens the shaft for a real smooth feel.  

I think UB also has a slightly narrower taper rate from tip to butt compared to HD seems a touch thicker in the midsection which firms it up a bit.

Both are great. But UB for me was easier to swing.

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Just now, metal_on_a_stick said:

Well took out 6X HD & UB today hit about 20 balls with each.   As i had stated before HD definitely has a tighter feel.  The butt and mid section are stiff can definitely feel impact more with HD.  The UB a little softer in the handle  dampens the shaft for a real smooth feel.  

I think UB also has a slightly narrower taper rate from tip to butt compared to HD seems a touch thicker in the midsection which firms it up a bit.

Both are great. But UB for me was easier to swing.

Thanks for the feedback.  I absolutely love the way the UB feels.  Surprisingly smooth for a shaft that doesn't have much kick to it.  Was the launch and spin pretty similar between the two? 

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1 minute ago, phizzy30 said:

Thanks for the feedback.  I absolutely love the way the UB feels.  Surprisingly smooth for a shaft that doesn't have much kick to it.  Was the launch and spin pretty similar between the two? 

Interesting HD feels like it would balloon the ball, with a tight handle and some action in the tip.  but actually yes ball flight was pretty close mid for me.  If anything HD launched it a touch higher.  my biggest takeaway was the difference I felt in the butt of the shaft.  I can smooth UB for 18 holes, HD might get me swinging out of my shoes later in the round

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Just now, metal_on_a_stick said:

Interesting HD feels like it would balloon the ball, with a tight handle and some action in the tip.  but actually yes ball flight was pretty close mid for me.  If anything HD launched it a touch higher.  my biggest takeaway was the difference I felt in the butt of the shaft.  I can smooth UB for 18 holes, HD might get me swinging out of my shoes later in the round

That's crazy.  I feel like I have to swing out of my shoes in order to get the most out of the UB.  Anything less and it's launching a bit too low for my liking.  The search for another shaft continues on........

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Is there a 40g option? You know, UB40?

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7 minutes ago, markheardjr said:

Is there a 40g option? You know, UB40?

Yes, but no X flex...

 

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11 hours ago, markheardjr said:

Is there a 40g option? You know, UB40?

I heard they have it in Kingston town 

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8 hours ago, MMB1500 said:

 

Fujikura Speeder NX?

I'm open to the idea but I'd like to test it before making any rash decisions, lol. 

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On 11/16/2021 at 10:15 AM, markheardjr said:

Is there a 40g option? You know, UB40?

 

40g comes in a special "Red Red Wine" colorway...

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