Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

* * * * - 2 votes

Counterfeit Graphite Design Tour AD DI Series


140 replies to this topic

#61 winn0040

winn0040

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 994 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 31452
  • Joined: 06/12/2007
  • Location:Minneapolis
GolfWRX Likes : 211

Posted 28 February 2016 - 04:16 PM

 bainsgya, on 28 February 2016 - 12:04 PM, said:

I recently purchased this from a member here. The "Accuracy and Distance" looks small, exactly like the fake OP posted. Thoughts?

Legit


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#62 SBH9458

SBH9458

    Go Army! Beat Navy!

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 387 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 337505
  • Joined: 09/01/2014
  • Location:WV
GolfWRX Likes : 134

Posted 20 March 2016 - 03:10 PM

Great content here on WRX. Always something around to be learned!

2

#63 JoeyGnard

JoeyGnard

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 81 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 149697
  • Joined: 12/03/2011
  • Location:Queens, NY
  • Ebay ID:nittanyjoe86
GolfWRX Likes : 22

Posted 21 March 2016 - 04:23 PM

Real? Rec'd this as a replacement as the original shaft I bought on the BST broke in half in shipping.  No idea where this one came from but hopefully it's real.

Attached Thumbnails

  • image.jpeg
  • image.jpeg


3

#64 JoeyGnard

JoeyGnard

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 81 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 149697
  • Joined: 12/03/2011
  • Location:Queens, NY
  • Ebay ID:nittanyjoe86
GolfWRX Likes : 22

Posted 21 March 2016 - 09:21 PM

Bueller?

4

#65 bran

bran

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 739 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 37632
  • Joined: 08/18/2007
  • Handicap:BST
GolfWRX Likes : 873

Posted 21 March 2016 - 09:47 PM

Looks good to me.

M2 10.5
VR Ltd. 3w
P790 3I
P770 4-9
Engage 46/50/54/60
Scotty 009.M SSS

5

#66 Fede1501

Fede1501

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 150 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 311605
  • Joined: 04/27/2014
  • Location:Milano, Italy
  • Handicap:4,7
  • Ebay ID:Ciak90
GolfWRX Likes : 10

Posted 25 March 2016 - 04:11 PM

Hi guys,
Legit shaft?
Thanks

Attached Thumbnails

  • image.png
  • image.png

Taylormade M2 Tour AD-GP 6s
Titleist 915 f 13.5 Ad-Di 7s
Titleist 915 h 18 Diamana d+ 92
Callaway Apex Combo 4-pw
50/54/58 Callaway MD3 Shamerock
Scotty Cameron X5R

6

#67 bran

bran

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 739 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 37632
  • Joined: 08/18/2007
  • Handicap:BST
GolfWRX Likes : 873

Posted 25 March 2016 - 04:33 PM

 Fede1501, on 25 March 2016 - 04:11 PM, said:

Hi guys,
Legit shaft?
Thanks

That one looks fake. No overlapping white under the Tour AD and the text looks off on the "S".
M2 10.5
VR Ltd. 3w
P790 3I
P770 4-9
Engage 46/50/54/60
Scotty 009.M SSS

7

#68 goondawg

goondawg

    RIP my buddy

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,638 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 36279
  • Joined: 08/02/2007
  • Location:TN
GolfWRX Likes : 264

Posted 25 March 2016 - 05:00 PM

Does not look good from the photos.

8

#69 winn0040

winn0040

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 994 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 31452
  • Joined: 06/12/2007
  • Location:Minneapolis
GolfWRX Likes : 211

Posted 25 March 2016 - 11:26 PM

 bran, on 25 March 2016 - 04:33 PM, said:

 Fede1501, on 25 March 2016 - 04:11 PM, said:

Hi guys,
Legit shaft?
Thanks

That one looks fake. No overlapping white under the Tour AD and the text looks off on the "S".

The branimal is right. 100% counterfeit

9

#70 Fede1501

Fede1501

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 150 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 311605
  • Joined: 04/27/2014
  • Location:Milano, Italy
  • Handicap:4,7
  • Ebay ID:Ciak90
GolfWRX Likes : 10

Posted 26 March 2016 - 04:28 AM

Thanks guys!

Taylormade M2 Tour AD-GP 6s
Titleist 915 f 13.5 Ad-Di 7s
Titleist 915 h 18 Diamana d+ 92
Callaway Apex Combo 4-pw
50/54/58 Callaway MD3 Shamerock
Scotty Cameron X5R

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


10

#71 DGunia

DGunia

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 103 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 292515
  • Joined: 01/19/2014
  • Location:Chicago, IL
  • Handicap:1.7
GolfWRX Likes : 17

Posted 26 March 2016 - 05:06 PM

Real or fake?

Attached Thumbnails

  • 20160326_170350.jpg
  • 20160326_170400.jpg
  • 20160326_170412.jpg

Taylormade M4 10.5 kuro kage xt 70s
Titleist 917 F2 15 degree tour ad di 8s
Titleist 818 H2 19 degree tour ad di 95s
Titleist 718 T-mb 4 iron hzrdus black hybrid 85 6.0
Titleist 718 AP2 5 - gw s400 amt 2 degrees upright
Vokey SM7: 54 f grind and 58 d grind s400 TI
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2 34"
ProV1

11

#72 artica

artica

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 672 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 321469
  • Joined: 06/16/2014
  • Location:Overland Park, KS
  • Handicap:16
GolfWRX Likes : 189

Posted 26 March 2016 - 05:27 PM

 DGunia, on 26 March 2016 - 05:06 PM, said:

Real or fake?

I just received a black and white version and was concerned. Call pro choice golf shafts and read the serial # to them, they'll have it in their system of real and will tell you color and specs. If they don't have record of it, it's fake.
M1 460 9.5 - Oban Kiyoshi Gold 65g 04
- Testing G400 9* - Tour 65 stiff shaft
M1 3W - Oban Kiyoshi White 65g 04
M1 5w -  Oban Devotion 75g 04
PXG 0311xf - 4-GW Steelfiber i125 Stiff
RTX 3.0 CB - 54*, 58* TG - DG Wedge
Scotty Cameron Select 1.5
WITB Link

12

#73 DGunia

DGunia

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 103 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 292515
  • Joined: 01/19/2014
  • Location:Chicago, IL
  • Handicap:1.7
GolfWRX Likes : 17

Posted 26 March 2016 - 05:31 PM

Thanks. Closed on weekends so I emailed them.
Taylormade M4 10.5 kuro kage xt 70s
Titleist 917 F2 15 degree tour ad di 8s
Titleist 818 H2 19 degree tour ad di 95s
Titleist 718 T-mb 4 iron hzrdus black hybrid 85 6.0
Titleist 718 AP2 5 - gw s400 amt 2 degrees upright
Vokey SM7: 54 f grind and 58 d grind s400 TI
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2 34"
ProV1

13

#74 OCHack

OCHack

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 375 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 46115
  • Joined: 01/16/2008
  • Location:Orange County, CA
GolfWRX Likes : 27

Posted 27 March 2016 - 12:05 PM

could the dot for the "i" be rubbed off?  I'm curious as in the BST and on eBay, that's what I look for.

14

#75 goondawg

goondawg

    RIP my buddy

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,638 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 36279
  • Joined: 08/02/2007
  • Location:TN
GolfWRX Likes : 264

Posted 27 March 2016 - 12:18 PM

 DGunia, on 26 March 2016 - 05:06 PM, said:

Real or fake?

You're good. It's real


15

#76 goondawg

goondawg

    RIP my buddy

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,638 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 36279
  • Joined: 08/02/2007
  • Location:TN
GolfWRX Likes : 264

Posted 27 March 2016 - 12:23 PM

 artica, on 26 March 2016 - 05:27 PM, said:

 DGunia, on 26 March 2016 - 05:06 PM, said:

Real or fake?

If they don't have record of it, it's fake.

This is not true from the last time I spoke with Bill at Proschoice. The shafts made before GD left the states aren't as easily tracked by serial numbers

16

#77 c5bubblechaser

c5bubblechaser

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 402 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 403250
  • Joined: 11/17/2015
GolfWRX Likes : 174

Posted 27 March 2016 - 12:35 PM

 swgolf12, on 24 February 2016 - 12:34 PM, said:

 AMATEUR_GOLFER79, on 20 February 2016 - 07:01 PM, said:

Found this guy on eBay. Pro clubs I believe in Arizona. Looking at these pictures would you say these are fake or legit???

Has the heatwrap label, lettering on shaft like it should, stickers from Graphite Design, and is sold by one of eBay's best seller? Jeeze I wouldn't want you to have to think for yourself once.
someones panties are wrapped around his ego
CB

17

#78 DGunia

DGunia

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 103 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 292515
  • Joined: 01/19/2014
  • Location:Chicago, IL
  • Handicap:1.7
GolfWRX Likes : 17

Posted 27 March 2016 - 12:38 PM

I was worried because it's missing the tour ad di 7x label but other than that everything else matches up. Thanks goondawg.
Taylormade M4 10.5 kuro kage xt 70s
Titleist 917 F2 15 degree tour ad di 8s
Titleist 818 H2 19 degree tour ad di 95s
Titleist 718 T-mb 4 iron hzrdus black hybrid 85 6.0
Titleist 718 AP2 5 - gw s400 amt 2 degrees upright
Vokey SM7: 54 f grind and 58 d grind s400 TI
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2 34"
ProV1

18

#79 goondawg

goondawg

    RIP my buddy

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,638 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 36279
  • Joined: 08/02/2007
  • Location:TN
GolfWRX Likes : 264

Posted 27 March 2016 - 01:42 PM

 DGunia, on 27 March 2016 - 12:38 PM, said:

I was worried because it's missing the tour ad di 7x label but other than that everything else matches up. Thanks goondawg.

In your first pic it looks like I can see where the white label overlaps. If yours has the white line running down the white section where it overlaps it is legit. From the photos provided, nothing looks off

19

#80 6RE660

6RE660

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 415366
  • Joined: 03/12/2016
  • Location:maui
  • Handicap:18
GolfWRX Likes : 1

Posted 11 April 2016 - 03:02 AM

Newbie here, I really learned a lot from you guys.  I recently bought a MT-7s off ebay and it looked legit due to the white line, holograms etc...  When I pulled the grip off, there was no etched serial number, which kinda freaked me out.   Some pics to Bill confirmed that it was in fact a real shaft.  I'm only posting because someone mentioned that the mt's would have the etched sn, which isn't always the case.


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


Wanna get rid of this ugly yellow box? And remove other annoying "stuff" in between posts? Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

20

#81 cferguson5

cferguson5

    Boomer Sooner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 106 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 418668
  • Joined: 04/01/2016
  • Location:Oklahoma
GolfWRX Likes : 49

Posted 04 June 2016 - 03:32 PM

just bought this off of the BST. I think it looks real, just wanted to get some confirmation from some people to ease my mind. It looks like there is a white line though the white part and the holograms are there. I can't see the serial # and logo b/c the grip is installed. Thanks for the help!

Posted Image

Posted Imagei
Posted Image

Edited by cferguson5, 04 June 2016 - 03:38 PM.

Titleist 915 D3 9.5  Oban Kiyoshi Purple 65 04
Titleist 915H 18* Diamana S+ Blue 70
Titleist 710 3-6 CB s300
Titleist 710 7-pw MB s300
Titleist 50* 08 Vokey SM4
Titleist 53* 08 Vokey SM6 F
Titleist 58* 08 Vokey SM5 M
Odyssey Works #9

21

#82 mhj202

mhj202

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 575 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 4482
  • Joined: 08/04/2005
  • Location:NY, NY
GolfWRX Likes : 14

Posted 04 June 2016 - 03:49 PM

 cferguson5, on 04 June 2016 - 03:32 PM, said:

just bought this off of the BST. I think it looks real, just wanted to get some confirmation from some people to ease my mind. It looks like there is a white line though the white part and the holograms are there. I can't see the serial # and logo b/c the grip is installed. Thanks for the help!

Posted Image

Posted Imagei
Posted Image

It's real.
Ping G400 LST 8.5*
Callaway Rogue 3W
Callaway Epic 4-AW
Cleveland RTX3 50* and 56*
Scotty Cameron Big Sur 32"

22

#83 DatSliceDoe

DatSliceDoe

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,566 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 324051
  • Joined: 06/30/2014
GolfWRX Likes : 577

Posted 04 June 2016 - 05:12 PM

 cferguson5, on 04 June 2016 - 03:32 PM, said:

just bought this off of the BST. I think it looks real, just wanted to get some confirmation from some people to ease my mind. It looks like there is a white line though the white part and the holograms are there. I can't see the serial # and logo b/c the grip is installed. Thanks for the help!

YOUR PICS ARE HUGE!


Real. That is the line where the heat wrap/silkscreen gets folded over in production.

23

#84 bballchester24

bballchester24

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 452 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 51036
  • Joined: 03/09/2008
  • Location:Florida
GolfWRX Likes : 72

Posted 07 October 2016 - 10:01 AM

Hey guys, quick question.   I have a DI7 that has WDI7A-X underneath the grip as opposed to my GP which has WGP7-X.  Is this an indication it is counterfeit or senior flex? Or just an older model?

Posted Image

24

#85 Sap12687

Sap12687

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 89 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 224821
  • Joined: 01/28/2013
  • Location:Boston
  • Ebay ID:Sap12687
GolfWRX Likes : 41

Posted 23 January 2017 - 05:57 PM

Hey Boys

Just picked this up second hand. I figured you guys could tell from these pictures. It does NOT have the circular logo anywhere on the shaft. It appears to have the silkscreen fold and an etched serial number.

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_0652.JPG
  • IMG_0653.JPG
  • IMG_0654.JPG


25

#86 prorobo

prorobo

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,178 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 191834
  • Joined: 07/13/2012
  • Location:CT
  • Handicap:Golf
GolfWRX Likes : 1687

Posted 23 January 2017 - 06:02 PM

 Sap12687, on 23 January 2017 - 05:57 PM, said:

Hey Boys

Just picked this up second hand. I figured you guys could tell from these pictures. It does NOT have the circular logo anywhere on the shaft. It appears to have the silkscreen fold and an etched serial number.

It's real. Also whomever gouged the shaft during grip removal should be more careful.

26

#87 Bryanw99

Bryanw99

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 42 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 216669
  • Joined: 12/19/2012
GolfWRX Likes : 4

Posted 24 January 2017 - 09:48 AM

Picked this one up. No serial. Think it's legit or fake? Sorry for he sideways pictures. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks fellas.

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_1092.JPG
  • IMG_1091.JPG
  • IMG_1093.JPG


27

#88 prorobo

prorobo

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,178 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 191834
  • Joined: 07/13/2012
  • Location:CT
  • Handicap:Golf
GolfWRX Likes : 1687

Posted 24 January 2017 - 12:22 PM

 Bryanw99, on 24 January 2017 - 09:48 AM, said:

Picked this one up. No serial. Think it's legit or fake? Sorry for he sideways pictures. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks fellas.

Real. And an underrated shaft. Nice pick up.

28

#89 proamateur

proamateur

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 117 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 368789
  • Joined: 03/30/2015
  • Location:Midlands, UK
  • Handicap:+1
GolfWRX Likes : 30

Posted 16 February 2017 - 06:25 PM

Hi all this is a really useful thread - can anyone help decipher whether this is legit or not please?

https://www.ebay.co....tm/371867246049

Appreciate the help in advance.

29

#90 goondawg

goondawg

    RIP my buddy

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,638 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 36279
  • Joined: 08/02/2007
  • Location:TN
GolfWRX Likes : 264

Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:00 PM

 proamateur, on 16 February 2017 - 06:25 PM, said:

Hi all this is a really useful thread - can anyone help decipher whether this is legit or not please?

https://www.ebay.co....tm/371867246049

Appreciate the help in advance.

Looks good. Overlap is present and shading in between the stripes looks accurate


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


Wanna get rid of this ugly yellow box? And remove other annoying "stuff" in between posts? Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

30



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors