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Cleveland Launcher 17*
I have a 17* Cleveland Launcher 4 wood. It has the stock stiff shaft. I would like some advice on shafts in the 60-70 gram range. I would love to demo different stuff but unfortunately in my area that is not an option. Also, there are no launch monitors in my area. My swing profile is something like this. I have a somewhat smooth tempo. I am not real aggressive with any shot. My 4 wood carries about 230. With a little better trajectory that could increase. My driver has a stiff Fuji SIX in it. It works pretty well. I would like a shaft that has some good kick to it but that is not loose. I was thinking something like the Graphite Design YS-7 or the Harrison Mugen. What do you guys think?
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Don't know if you hit the ball high or not or if you don't want to, but the Pro Launch 75S is a great FW shaft. I also have a smoother tempo, 98 - 102 SS with the driver. This has been a great shaft for me in my Cleveland 15*. Not too high at all, great combo with the Cleveland head.

Callaway Great Big Bertha  9*  Kai Li White
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Callaway Paradym  20*  Kai Li Red

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I do tend to hit the ball somewhat high. That is not a problem for me. I just want the trajectory now to arch a bit more rather than shooting up and falling down. What is the prolaunch similar to? I used to have a SS-03 with a purple ice in it. I would have liked it if it was not for the heavier weight. Do you know anything about the Mugen shaft?

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Well I went out and played with my 5 wood instead of hitting the range. I had my new YS-7+ put in and I must say that I was very happy with the performance of it. The main reason I wanted a new shaft was to get a little lower trajectory and to reduce some of my draw. I hit my 5 wood on 5 holes and I was able to keep the ball at mid flight which I was happy to see. I hit it off the tee into the wind on a short par 4 where the fairway is key and I was still able to get it about 240 due to the mid flight. I also lost some of my draw and was even able to work it left to right which I couldn't do with my Fujikura shaft.

 

So in my opinion I am very happy with the change and I think you would be to. One other note, if you buy a YS-6 or 7 check Ebay before you go full retail. I picked mine up on Ebay unused and uncut for $38 which is a steal. I looked the other day and I saw several YS models being sold around the $30-$40 range. Good luck and let me know what decision you came to.

Nathan

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I got a Fuji Vista Pro 70 put into my Cleveland Launcher (2005) 17* and I am totally in love. It is the perfect shaft for me. I love the extra weight with it. I really feel like I can control the clubhead. I am hitting some monsters with it.

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Titleist 915H | Diamana D+ 90
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