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Tip weights are one of the smallest components used to assemble a golf club, and they get stuck all the time. That causes a lot of problems if you want to re-use a shaft. In this how-to video, I explain the best practices for removing tip weights, as well as the tools you should use to remove them.

 

 

 

 

 

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Ryan Barath is a club fitter and master club builder who has more than 15 years experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour professionals. He studied business and marketing at the Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and is the former Build Shop Manager & Social Media Coordinator for Modern Golf located in Toronto. He now works independently from his home shop in Hamilton and is a member of advisory panels to a select number of golf equipment manufacturers, including True Temper. You can find Ryan on Twitter and Instagram where he's always willing to chat golf, from course architecture to physics, and share his passion for club building, and wedge grinding.

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  1. Jack Nash

    Dec 20, 2017 at 11:57 am

    Nice vid. You could also use compressed air with a skinny tip to stick in the grip to blow out remaineder of epoxy not removed by the drill.

  2. Paul Vicary

    Dec 20, 2017 at 11:36 am

    I have a number of shafts (8) that had the tips covered by old shaft adaptors. Thanks to our old friends at TM, these adaptors will not fit the newer M1 driver heads. How do I remove the old shaft adaptors without damaging the shafts?

    • Skip

      Dec 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm

      Anything all the way back to R15/SLDR is backward compatible with the newer M1’s.
      Anyways, just pull the shaft like any other head. Use less heat though as the aluminum adapters transmit heat very well.

  3. Rich

    Dec 20, 2017 at 3:40 am

    Good video but how do you get a tip weight out of a hosel? So annoying when you get a tip weight stuck to the bottom of a hosel!

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