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Currently playing a Kai'li in a 6x, but I was looking to give something lighter(or CB) a whirl to see if I can find some speed anywhere. I know Ventus Black has a 5x, but I don't love the feel. Anybody got any recommendations? 

 

Kind of a Low/Low with feel in a 50 gram X. I want a unicorn. Give me a UNICORN!

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Diamana ZF or PD in 50TX could suit, though the PD is likely not to feel all that much better than a Ventus Black. Tensei White 1k would also be worth a try. The new Tour AD UB comes in a 5x as does the Tour AD XC. The 50g x flex shaft is still a bit niche, so difficult to find a place to test before buying.

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Mizuno MP Titanium 15* & 18* - Diamana Kai’li, 70 & 80x

Ping G410 22* hybrid - Steelfiber i110cw, x

Mizuno MP68 (raw) 3i-PW - Steelfiber i110cw, x

Vokey SM7 55M & 60L (raw) - Steelfiber i110cw, x

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If you're a strong swinger, I would highly recommend a CB shaft over something in the 50g range. They typically are hard to find in X and torque also runs high (which can make the shaft feel less tight). I have the HZRDUS Yellow HC in 6TX which is a CB shaft and I can go at it all I want. CB shafts will give you a much lighter "head feel" without a lighter total weight (which can through your tempo off).

 

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3 hours ago, EDT501 said:

Diamana ZF or PD in 50TX could suit, though the PD is likely not to feel all that much better than a Ventus Black. Tensei White 1k would also be worth a try. The new Tour AD UB comes in a 5x as does the Tour AD XC. The 50g x flex shaft is still a bit niche, so difficult to find a place to test before buying.

I had both PD and Ventus Black in my bag and the PD doesn't feel any better.  OP is looking for low/low and the ZF and UB are both mid/low.  The XC is on the low/low side however and has more feel than the Ventus Black or PD, IMO.   I've had the Tensei 1k in my bag as well and it has the most feel out of any low/low shaft.  Saw a significant jump in ball speed but couldn't keep it from going hard left on less than perfect swings. 

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TM SIM ti 15* w/Diamana ZF 80TX

TM Tour Issue Rescue 11 TP Deep Face Ghost Proto 16*  w/Ventus Black HB 9TX

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I’ve got a Fuji Speeder II in 569x that was supposedly tour only. I got it from Will peoples, playing 45.5-46 and with Titleist tip and Crossline cord I think it’s 120 grams. The shaft raw was supposed to be 61 grams uncut. But my memory of those #’s could be off a little. It’s a good shaft though. 

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