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I've bought some pulled catalyst iron shafts for my son. However the ferrules I've been trying,, no where near fit the shaft. I bought some supposed 370 ferrules from ebay but they barely fit over the tip. I've tried making them smaller with a file but still isn't great. Are driver/fairway ferrules larger and would suit? Or does anyone have a recomendation? Tia

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All iron shafts are the same diameter where the ferrule sits, so technically all ferrules should be the same size. Try throwing them in a glass of hot water for 30 seconds first.

Graphite shafts may be a tighter fit, because of the paint thickness, but any ferrule should still slide over it.

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Ferrules for driver/fairway shafts will be much smaller inner diameter.  I have used iron ferrules from most of the known aftermarket custom ferrule companies and while the vary a little, they have all been undersized on the i.d.  The best method I have found is to use a home made flap sander with somewhere around a 220 grit sandpaper and use it on a cordless drill.  Once you get it really close to being big enough i.d. you can also use a hair dryer to warm up the ferrule and it will slide on but be a tight fit when it cools.  The attached picture is a googled image of a flap sander, mine is basically the same but with a steel rod.  You can also search for "flap wheel" and possible find one the right size for a Dremel. 

flap sander.jpg

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You can use a .370 reamer or a drill to open the ferrules up a little. I like to use a heat gun and slightly heat them up to slide them on the shaft.

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