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Hey Guys. Picked this little gadget up today. I didn't have very high hopes with it, but the more I use it, the better I have found my putting stroke to be. I like it because I get instant feedback on my putter face at impact. If it is closed, the balls spin left and maby go a foot. If it is open, the spin to the right and get about a foot. If the face is square, the balls roll like a regular ball. Instant feedback that works in 1 session. Just thought some of yall might like to know. Anybody already use this? What were your thoughts on it.

Oh yeah, If this is in the wrong forum somebody please move it. I just felt this would be of more interest in the putter forum since it deals directly with it. Thanks

 

 

 

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Nice training aid there; looks like it would work. I need something like that, my putting is atrocious (30 something putts 90% of the rounds I play, usually mid-30s even).

 

Nice putter you've got there too. I've been trying to come up with the money to buy one of those Heavy putters; their concept is the kind of thinking that someone should have thought of a long time ago. It's hard to come up with that kind of money without a job though :)

 

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Nice training aid there; looks like it would work. I need something like that, my putting is atrocious (30 something putts 90% of the rounds I play, usually mid-30s even).

 

Nice putter you've got there too. I've been trying to come up with the money to buy one of those Heavy putters; their concept is the kind of thinking that someone should have thought of a long time ago. It's hard to come up with that kind of money without a job though :)

 

:cheesy:

 

I just sent that Heavy putter in to get a gun blue finish put on it. I think that will look good. The trainer works great. I have a straight back and straight thru stroke, and in the 4 days i used this, i cut 5 putts off my round. I'm a believer.

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Looks like a cool idea...

 

Any feedback on whether it works best with a 'straight-back and thru' stroke or the 'ol 'swinging gate' stroke?

 

Well, I just tried Pittbull's idea of expoxying 2 golf balls together.

 

No it does not work for on plane (gated) style strokes.

 

I can see how it works for straight back straight through storkes though.

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I think Pelz has a similar idea with one of his putter aids...truth sticj or something. I'll keep my eye out for one, I need at the putting help I can get!

 

Here's the Pelz aid I think you're thinking of. Slightly overpriced at $13 or so, you could probably figure a way to copy this thing a little bit cheaper, maybe. :cheesy:

 

 

 

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I just sent that Heavy putter in to get a gun blue finish put on it. I think that will look good. The trainer works great. I have a straight back and straight thru stroke, and in the 4 days i used this, i cut 5 putts off my round. I'm a believer.

Well, the guy ended up not wanting to refinish it in gun blue,something about the finish that is on the putter. Oh well, it's now in the for sale forum.

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I bought one STX a couple of years ago - toughest aid to get to work.

 

Will have to pull it out now and see if the stroke has improved so I can get it to roll consistently.

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First off, nice putter. I gave the HEAVY Putters a good look before going with my Long putter, PING Lil'b'.

 

Secondly, it looks as though the STX aide balls have been flattened where they are "epoxyed" together. I wonder how hard that is to do. You would have to shave off the same number of dimples one each ball before you glued them together for them to roll true I would think.

 

This would be perfect for me and my long putter since I do use the straight back and through approach to putting.

 

Great post.

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