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what flex.
Here's the deal. I am gonna reshaft my Rac CB's with the tt black gold's. THe question is whether or not i should move up ot x flex or not. My swing speed registered at an average of 86 mph with a 5 iron. I currently play s300's and i'm worried that x might be too stiff. Would i lose yardage going to x? If so, how much?

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Kurt

Driver: Callaway Epic 9* w/ Graphite Design Tour AD M9003
FWY: Taylormade Rocketballz Tp 14.5*
Hybrid: Adams Idea Pro 18*
Irons: Srixon Z765 3-5 iron, z965 6-PW, Project X
54*: Titleist SM6 S grind black finish
58*: Cleveland CG14 1 dot
Putter: Taylormade Daytona Rossa with agsi.

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I just put a set in my J33 combo's and they palyed a little stiiffer to me than the S300's that came in them, my SS with a 5 iron is about 78 but I load it a lot (late release), so I took them out and soft stepped them,

After hitting about 100 balls with them softstepped, I think they are about right for me now, they feel like it is probably about a 5.5 on the PX scale, I could not see any noticeable difference in traj. but there was a noticeable difference in feel, they feel much more alive and not as boardy or dead as they did, I'm likeing the shafts now and will play them for the forseeable future at this flex,

Hope this helps

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I just put a set in my J33 combo's and they palyed a little stiiffer to me than the S300's that came in them, my SS with a 5 iron is about 78 but I load it a lot (late release), so I took them out and soft stepped them,

After hitting about 100 balls with them softstepped, I think they are about right for me now, they feel like it is probably about a 5.5 on the PX scale, I could not see any noticeable difference in traj. but there was a noticeable difference in feel, they feel much more alive and not as boardy or dead as they did, I'm likeing the shafts now and will play them for the forseeable future at this flex,

Hope this helps

What flex are you using?

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i don't remember if i was swinging hard at it or not. I remember that on that day, my swing was feeling kind of sluggish, meaning i could not seem to take a normal swing at it. I can say however that i carry my 5 iron 200-205 yards.

Driver: Callaway Epic 9* w/ Graphite Design Tour AD M9003
FWY: Taylormade Rocketballz Tp 14.5*
Hybrid: Adams Idea Pro 18*
Irons: Srixon Z765 3-5 iron, z965 6-PW, Project X
54*: Titleist SM6 S grind black finish
58*: Cleveland CG14 1 dot
Putter: Taylormade Daytona Rossa with agsi.

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i think you could play with the X, but you may lose maybe 2-3 yards, but the biggest thing you have to worry about would be your ability to swing an X throughout the entire round, you dont want to get too tired of the stiffness around hole 14-15, so i would suggest the stiff, just swing smooth, like Ernie

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Stick with the Stiff's. These shaft are amazing! Very smooth, much better than the PX's. The True Temper can was crazy busy at the nissan pulling project x's and installing black golds!

TaylorMade Stealth+ 8° w/ Aldila "PGA TOUR ONLY" XVS6

TaylorMade SIM ROCKET 14.5° w/ PX Handcrafted EvenFlow Black 75 6.5

TaylorMade SIM 18° Tour Issue w/ Fujikura Ventus Blue 7X

TaylorMade SIM 2 Max Rescue 3-19° w/ PX RDX Smoke 90 6.5

TaylorMade SIM 2 Max Rescue 4-22° w/ PX RDX Smoke 90 6.5

Srixon ZX7 5i w/ Nippon Modus GOST TX

Srixon ZX7 6-AW w/ Nippon Modus Prototype ORA X
Srixon WG-706 56° w/ Nippon Modus Prototype C10 S
Scotty Cameron SS Newport Beach w/ UST Frequency Filter and Rosemark Thorn 1.52 grip

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