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I just got a new Ping tour wedge, 60 degree, 8* bounce with some more bounce grinded off of it. I really like the look of the black nickel finish. The shaft is a CS Lite w/ Cushin insert.

 

The day I got it I noticed what felt like something loose in the shaft. Sometimes it would roll down the shaft but I just can't figure out what it is. It makes a funny noise when I tap the head against the ground but it's sounds muted. I can really feel that there is something loose when I stand the club up with the grip pointing down and shake it while holding the grip lightly.

 

Can anyone tell me what it could be? Has anyone else experienced this before?

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the problem youre describing sounds like the ball bearing that the cushin insert has, has come loose...you should be able to take it to any authorized ping dealer and have them send it back to ping...

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could just be some loose apoxy...this has happened in the past to me...just remove the grip and it falls right out

 

 

Agreed. Sounds like a small pice of dried epoxy has come loose and is floating around the shaft walls. Easiest way to remove it is to have your local club pro/clubmaker pull the grip and shake the epoxy out the butt end of the shaft & replace the grip....a 5-10 minute job. Anything more than that I would send club back to Ping for adjustment. Good luck.

 

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