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Ping G425 Max Fairway - Possible to dull out the impact sound??


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18 minutes ago, BYK said:

Well damn. 
 

been itching to try the lst. 

I sold all my G425 stuff and replaced it with G430. I couldn't see any huge difference in performance but the 430 line sounds so much better imo. 

 

Ping G430 Max 10.5

Ping G430 5&7 Wood

Ping G430 19°,22° Hybrids

PXG Gen 6 XP's 7-SW

Ping Glide 58ES Wedge

Ping PLD DS72 

If a person gets mad at you for telling the truth, they're living a lie.

 

 

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43 minutes ago, braincramp52 said:

I sold all my G425 stuff and replaced it with G430. I couldn't see any huge difference in performance but the 430 line sounds so much better imo. 

Appreciate that 

 

sadly sound and feel are more important to me than they probably should be.  But hell I game the 400 max so sound doesn’t bother me that much I guess lol. 

 

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16 minutes ago, Dustdevil said:

I actually have a G410 driver that's twice as loud as a G425. 

Did you put explosives on it ?  My 410 wasn't even on the same planet as the 425 when it came to sound. 

 

Ping G430 Max 10.5

Ping G430 5&7 Wood

Ping G430 19°,22° Hybrids

PXG Gen 6 XP's 7-SW

Ping Glide 58ES Wedge

Ping PLD DS72 

If a person gets mad at you for telling the truth, they're living a lie.

 

 

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Using cotton balls makes your club non-conforming under USGA rules because the cotton balls are not attached and therefore are not part of the driver.
 

Hot melt adheres and is legal. Four to five grams of hot melt in the crown (best location for most metal head drivers) will definitely dull the sound. The amount of hot melt affects the degree of muting but 4g is considered enough to hear it. You just have to account for the extra weight though many just play it a little heavier. Trick is having it done by someone who knows well how to do it. Hot melted Ping drivers are not uncommon on Tour. 
 

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