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Need help i'm all confused
First, I got fitted by the TaylorMade demo van. The result was a r7 425 with a Diamana Blueboard 63 Stiff flex (my numbers on the launch monitor for launch angle and spin rate were perfect, except for side spin, lol). but the problem is that I can stand a close face like this one and I'm constantly hooking that ball (they told me to putt all the weight on the toe, that's what I did, but by doing this, I can't set it up in another way. Anyway, I want the TP head) so my question is would the shaft my clubmaker, the "retail" will put into my TP head will play the same as the one that is in TM's fitting cart?? 2 things worry me a bit - 1st thing is the TP head has a .335 tip and the non-TP has a .350 tip size, so it can't be the same shaft, since the "retail" Diamana Blueboard has a .335 tip size... - 2nd thing, on the shaft of the non-TP r7, it was written g35t, S-flex, but after a quick search on the web (MRC official site), I found that the writings weren't the same on the "retail" Diamana Blueboard 63 S-Flex (actually it was written x5ct or so).

Now my question is: will the club play the same since the tip size is different and the writing isn't the same on both shafts????

I really need help, because I'm kinda confused

any input will be apreciated....

Jay

here are the links to both TM and MRC websites to have the specs of both heads and shaft specs:
TaylorMade r7 425 TP
Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana Blueboard specs
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unfortunately the g35t blue board is a .350 tip version...the x5ct version is in the .335 tip...because of the difference in diameter the g35t will feel a little stiffer than the x5ct version...i'd just try to get a used 425 tp and just reshaft it with the x5ct version of the blueboard...

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you could tip the x5ct shaft maybe about half an inch and it should play very similar to the g35t...

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Tm Stealth 2 #3 and 5 woods w/ Fuji Nx Speeder Blue 70

Tm P7mc 4-pw w/ KBS $ taper 130 soft stepped 

Tm MG3 50,54,58 w/ KBS Tour

Tm Spider X Tour w/ KBS One Step putter

Tp5x balls

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Thanks for your help ejlcustomgolf!!! will this process work even if the tip size on the 2 shafts aren't the same??? and does any clubmaker can frequency the shaft like this??? does it take special skills or any clubmaker can do it??

 

thanks guys for all the imput, be sure that it's greatly appreciated

 

from a beginner,

 

Jay

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Thanks for your help ejlcustomgolf!!! will this process work even if the tip size on the 2 shafts aren't the same??? and does any clubmaker can frequency the shaft like this??? does it take special skills or any clubmaker can do it??

 

thanks guys for all the imput, be sure that it's greatly appreciated

 

from a beginner,

 

Jay

 

You can have it freq'd just to check for QC purposes but there's little you can do to change the flex unless you add weight to the head or lengthen the shaft. I wouldn't advise doing either unless it matches your swing. I didn't find the 350 tip Diamana particularly stiff but will have to get it and see. It freq'd 257 at 45" ungripped, 5" clamp. Headweight was 204 or 206g...I forget which.

 

With deeper hosels, you could possibly have the shaft removed with LOW heat and reinsert a bit shorter. I usually like to get 1 1/8" at the minimum then see how it plays. I don't know insertion on the new R7's but if they are anything like other TM's...it's already at the min insertion limit.

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dynos way is probably the easiest and most efficient way of trying to achieve your goal...

Tm Stealth 2 plus proto driver w/ Fuji Nx Speeder Green 60

Tm Stealth 2 #3 and 5 woods w/ Fuji Nx Speeder Blue 70

Tm P7mc 4-pw w/ KBS $ taper 130 soft stepped 

Tm MG3 50,54,58 w/ KBS Tour

Tm Spider X Tour w/ KBS One Step putter

Tp5x balls

Vessel Carry bag

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