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20 hours ago, Brooks_Cupcake said:


Lending golf clubs is like sharing underwear…just a no fly zone. You make enough, and trade enough, just get one…love your content btw.

AI Smoke TD MAX is tour only at this point.  I've already asked the head pro who I'm cool with if I can borrow his to test at the range to hit a few balls sometime this week.  He's fine with it.  I've done it before.  Now I gotta convince him to order me one since he's a Callaway staffer, lol.  I've already asked all my connections and Will Peoples and none of them can get their hands on one at this point.  FYI, I make enough but it's unavailable to us hackers at this point as you can see unless you got connections with Cally's tour van or tour staff.            

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Callaway AI Smoke Paradym 💎💎💎9* - Tour AD VF-7TX

TM SIM ti 15* - Diamana GT 80TX

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

New Level NLU-01 21* - KBS Hybrid Proto 105X

New Level 623-M 5-PW - MMT 125TX

Miura Tour 54* HB - KBS 610 125 S+, New Level SPN forged M-grind 58* - KBS Tour 130X

Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2

 

 

 

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Just got the AI smoke max built and tested out a little bit yesterday and definitely is as promising as i was hoping. Initially the best out of anything I’ve tested so far such as the darkspeed x, qi 10 standard and ping 10k.  
 

The ping was in the lead vs the others and would have gone with it if the callaway didn’t work out but ai smoke max is just as forgiving and launches a couple degrees higher but with flatter trajectory and less spin. Plus it feels and sounds much better. Than the ping and qi10, comparable with the cobra which feels great.
 

FWIW I have the AI smoke max 9* with strong green dot adapter playing at 7* with 10g(+8g) weight up front, standard 14g rear. Head weight is 200.5g excluding adapter. 45” and D5 with my favorite shaft of the last 10 years I picked up. Diamana DF 70tx. 

AI Smoke Max @ 7* +8g front weight - Diamana DF 70tx(tipped 1.25”)

BRNR Mini 13.5(@12.5*) 43.25” - Diamana DF 70tx(tipped 1.75”)

TSR 3h 19* - AV Raw White 9x  -OR-  Fourteen Type 7 (19*) - $ taper black 125 s+(HS 1x)

Miura CB 1008 4-P - $ taper black 125 s+(HS 1x)

Cleveland RTX 6 50/55 - X100

Titleist SM9 60.12 D grind - S400

Piretti Savona 

 

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Have you looked into Darkspeed LS putting the heavier weight in the back?

Driver: Cobra DarkSpeed LS 10.5° - Tensei AV White 65x
3W: TaylorMade Qi10 15° - Kai'li White 70x
5W: TaylorMade Qi10 18° - Kai'li White 70x
Irons: Cobra King Tour 4-5 Cobra King CB 6-GW - Modus 120x
Wedges: Cleveland RTX 6 TourRack 54 mid & 58 low - Modus 125 Wedge Shaft
Putter: L.A.B Mezz.1 Max w Accra shaft

Ball: Srixon Z-Star XV

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Cobra Darkspeed LS 9* with heavy weight forward in fade spot.

I find it extremely forgiving, not just for an LS head, but in general.  I’m an oddball though as I’ve always hit the “less forgiving” models better than the “max type” models.

Im a pretty neutral AOA guy as well.

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Driver: Cobra Darkspeed X 9* Tour 2.0 Black 65X

Fairway:  Ping G430 Max 13.5* Tour 2.0 Black 75X

Fairway:  Ping G430 Max 19.5* Tour 2.0 Black 75X

Irons:  PXG 0317 CB 5-GW KBS Tour 130X

Wedge: Ping Glide 4.0 54S Modus 125W

Wedge: Ping Glide 4.0 58S Modus 125W

Putter: LAB Link.1

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

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7 hours ago, jblough99 said:

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Cobra Darkspeed LS 9* with heavy weight forward in fade spot.

I find it extremely forgiving, not just for an LS head, but in general.  I’m an oddball though as I’ve always hit the “less forgiving” models better than the “max type” models.

Im a pretty neutral AOA guy as well.

Why aren't you playing TX for driver?  It would probably bring down spin and possibly even tighten up dispersion a bit for you. 

Callaway AI Smoke Paradym 💎💎💎9* - Tour AD VF-7TX

TM SIM ti 15* - Diamana GT 80TX

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

New Level NLU-01 21* - KBS Hybrid Proto 105X

New Level 623-M 5-PW - MMT 125TX

Miura Tour 54* HB - KBS 610 125 S+, New Level SPN forged M-grind 58* - KBS Tour 130X

Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport 2

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, phizzy30 said:

Why aren't you playing TX for driver?  It would probably bring down spin and possibly even tighten up dispersion a bit for you. 

 

Just the shaft that came in it for now.  I'll tinker once I'm 100% committed to this head.  Still want to test out some others.

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Driver: Cobra Darkspeed X 9* Tour 2.0 Black 65X

Fairway:  Ping G430 Max 13.5* Tour 2.0 Black 75X

Fairway:  Ping G430 Max 19.5* Tour 2.0 Black 75X

Irons:  PXG 0317 CB 5-GW KBS Tour 130X

Wedge: Ping Glide 4.0 54S Modus 125W

Wedge: Ping Glide 4.0 58S Modus 125W

Putter: LAB Link.1

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

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Gonna be more high speed guys in PXG than ever before after this release.  Black Ops Tour-1 is a BEAST!!!

Titleist TSR3 - Hzrdus T1100 Hulk

Sub 70 949 Pro Hybrid 19 and 22* - Recoil Dart 95x

Srixon ZX7 - MMT's 105TX SSx1

Sub 70 JB Forged 48*, 52*, 56*, 60*- MMT Scoring

PXG Gen2 Mini Gunboat

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