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Constant Weight Version to be offered
Just got an e-mail from True Temper confirming that they will indeed come out with a constant weight version of the Black Gold.

True to form, they will not give any real timelines. They said they have lots of demand for it, but the variable weight version is doing so well they are just trying to keep up with that supply.
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This has got my attention. I would like to try out some of these newer shafts on the market, especially these and the project x's. I was trying to decide between the x's and the black golds. The descending weight of the black golds is really what has kept me from buying them. I am not sure if it is something that i would like or not. Would love to hear from some others on how this actually feels and what would the descending weights would do to swing weights. I like a small increase in swing weight, especially in the short irons and incresing through the wedges. I think that if these were offered in a constant weight i would order a set. It would be really cool if they were somewhere in the 115-120 gram range but i'm sure they will probably be in the dynamic gold weight range. Also, TT states that these are doing extremely well, but other than reading of a few pros that tried them and i beleive according to the darrel survey there was one set in play at augusta, i haven't seen anyone playing them. Sort of makes you wonder. But then again you still see people switching to the project x's the longer they have been around.

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I don't understand the descending weight idea. Don't most people want it lighter with long irons?

 

I wonder why this is so too :superman: :)

 

I can understand constant weighting in an iron shaft (Project X) - but heavier weight in the longer irons and lighter in the shorter irons - that does not make sense to me :superman:

 

A heavier weight in the longer irons will provide more control - but lighter weight in the short irons will reduce control - and you don't want reduced control in your short irons......do you :superman:

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