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Looking for a similar putter with face insert
Hi All,

I'm returning to the game and recently tried out a few putters at Edwin Watts and a local Boca Raton shop. While the mid-belly putters look interesting to me, I think at this point I'll stick to a 34-35" putter.

I have a Carbite Tungsten weighted Mallet with a double bend shaft (circa 1997-8'ish). In my few rounds since beginning to play after a 12 year hiatus, I am actually making puts :)

What "current" MFG has a face-ballanced tungsten perimeter weighted putter like the Carbite? I was thinking to get one with a face insert for softer feel.

I seem to remember the idea behind the softer face insert was that on the chance you contact a ball-dimple-ridge, that the face insert absorbs this and gives more solid contact.

Please make some recommendation to something newer, but similar to the Carbite.
Thank You,
Jim
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[quote name='woody089' timestamp='1335970390' post='4831616']
True that. However being about 15 years old, its not going to last forever.
Thanks,
Jim
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many, many people on this board have (and use) putters that are WAY older htan 15 years. there are tons of people here still playing old pings that are 30-50 years old. many poeple still playing tei3s from '97, or earlier model camerons or bettinardis. tons of people still playing 8802s. true, it wont last forever, but it will last a long time if you take care of it (plus, tungsten is a way harder metal than anything cited above).

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