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I just put in True Temper Black Gold X flex shafts into my irons. I have Cleveland CG2s and they have a taper tip. I added lead tape to adjust the frequency to 7.0 for each club. The original frequency varied from 7.4 to 7.2.

 

My question is: Was adding lead tape the best method to frequency match the set? Are there other methods for Taper Tip shafts? Is adding the swing weight plugs or adding lead/tungsten down the shaft a better route to take?

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the tungsten powder is generally less visible down the shaft instead of some tape on the shaft itself :idhitit: or the head.

 

I don't know what kind of lead tape amount you had to use but I am sure it wasn't too much. I would be more worried where you placed it.

 

You did the only thing you could do short of ordering in 3x as many shafts as you needed matching them then returning the rest.

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I added the lead tape low on the back of the club head. I have played a few rounds and really like the feel, but was hoping to get rid of the lead tape by adding tungsten down the shaft. Mainly weigh the lead tape and add the same amount of tungsten.

 

Will I need to refrequency after I do this? Also, what will adding the weight down the shaft do compared to having couple of 2 in strips of lead on the clubhead?

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