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NIKE slingshot vs Slingshot tour (THE HYBRIDS)


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I've just tried the Nike slingshot hybrid at dicks and it is amazing. it definitely was easier to hit than the rescue mid and felt better too. I'm thinking about changing my hybrid, but the regular slingshot seemed to be draw biased. So I was considering the slingshot tour hybrid #3. How do you guys like it? Do you like the hDiamana shaft or should I go for the steel. How much difference is there between the slingshot and the tour? is the tour much less forgiving? Please answer my question. thanks... GOLFWRX

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i demoed the slingshot and have the slingshot tour. the slingshot was a hooker for me (and i play a fade). the slingshot tour has a little draw bias, but nothing over controlling. my misses are a slight draw. after this past weekend, i am thinking part of my misses being to the left could be because of the lie angle of the club, and that i might be catching the heel a little. i also have a tm rescue dual tp with the neutral setting and its been pretty good to me but the slingshot is much longer. the rescue spins a bit much for me.

 

i'm not a fan of graphite shafts, so i got the slingshot tour with the dgsl s300 but reshafted with a rifle 6.0 shaft. the added weight has helped control my swing and helped reduce the draw.

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I draw every iron and haven't found the Slingshot Hybrid to be notably draw worthy. I have a 23 with a regular steel shaft that I hit a slight draw with, and a 20 with the stiff steel that I hit dead straight. I've also tried the Tour version in 21. It goes a bit lower and wasn't quite as forgiving.

 

I preferred the regular Slingshots in the end, and with steel rather than graphite as they feel more iron-like that way.

 

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Love my Tours. The hDiamana has actually been a very controllable shaft for me - no reason not to like it. It feels soft, but plays fairly consistent with no ballooning and good dispersion. I think many assume that the "soft" feel translates into inconsistency, but I have not found that to be the case at all. Very strong stock shaft offering (as is the diamana for nike in the drivers and fw's, IMO). I have not tried to standard hybrids, so I cannot compare them, but I highly recommend the slingshot tours. In fact, as you can see from my bag, I think Nike is making a great line of products right now. The performance, feel and sound of their "players" clubs really appeal to me, and the SS Tour hybrid is no exception.

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I was thinking about getting a SS Tour...until I realized clubs with the same performance have been around for years. Why spend $100+ when you can get something older for <$50? My Retro Raylor has the same 455 carpenter stainless face as...wait for it...the SS/Tour. It plays just as well as any modern hybrid without ridiculous offset and draw bias. Best of all, it was only $25 from a fellow wrx'er :idhitit:

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I was thinking about getting a SS Tour...until I realized clubs with the same performance have been around for years. Why spend $100+ when you can get something older for <$50? My Retro Raylor has the same 455 carpenter stainless face as...wait for it...the SS/Tour. It plays just as well as any modern hybrid without ridiculous offset and draw bias. Best of all, it was only $25 from a fellow wrx'er :idhitit:

 

Do you drive a 1980 model Datsun too? :D

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I was thinking about getting a SS Tour...until I realized clubs with the same performance have been around for years. Why spend $100+ when you can get something older for <$50? My Retro Raylor has the same 455 carpenter stainless face as...wait for it...the SS/Tour. It plays just as well as any modern hybrid without ridiculous offset and draw bias. Best of all, it was only $25 from a fellow wrx'er :idhitit:

 

Do you drive a 1980 model Datsun too? :hi:

I actually drive a late '90s Toyota thank you much :D

915D3 8.5* Aldila Synergy Blue 70TX
915F 15* Diamana B-Series 80X, 18* Grafalloy Epic T90X
716MB 4-PW X100
SM6 52F TVD 56K/60M S400
Bullseye Flange
 

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