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Alternative to lead tape
I have a set of custom made irons. After the honeymoon period I have found that I'm thinning the long irons. I have experimented with lead tape and found that 5g (2SW) added seems to do the trick.
I have been informed that inserting weight into the hosel on the long irons will not be a problem. The problem - because they are MOI matched - is that because there is alredy some weight in the short irons it may be impossible to add the desired weight without using lead tape. Is there an alternative?
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I have a set of custom made irons. After the honeymoon period I have found that I'm thinning the long irons. I have experimented with lead tape and found that 5g (2SW) added seems to do the trick.

I have been informed that inserting weight into the hosel on the long irons will not be a problem. The problem - because they are MOI matched - is that because there is alredy some weight in the short irons it may be impossible to add the desired weight without using lead tape. Is there an alternative?

 

There sure is. Lighter weight grips. :)

 

If you install grips that are 10 grams lighter than your current grips you will increase the swingweight by 2 points.

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Great news seems too simple. Excuse my ignorance but in achieving the exta 2SW with the lighter grips that the lead tape did. Will the clubhead still feel like the extra weight I want to achieve.

Also if the test club for MOI purposes is say the 7 iron with 5g of lead. Would the 4 iron require that also, because if it required less then the lighter grips increasing it 2SW may be wrong. Does that make sense.

Thanks again you guys over the pond are the only ones with the answers. We 99% of the time buy OEM and don't know our SW's from our arses.

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