Dynamic Gold vs Project X
Posted 04 April 2008 - 10:47 AM
Posted 04 April 2008 - 02:45 PM
Assuming you're putting an 8 iron shaft in a 7 iron (hard stepped) and you still retain the standard length how does that really change the true flex? With flighted PX the ball flight would be lower, more 8 iron like in the 7 iron but in the 7 iron distance? So we're not really changing the flex as much as the ball flight?
Posted 04 April 2008 - 06:39 PM
Posted 27 April 2008 - 07:54 PM
Taylormade M1 15 - UST VTS Silver 7X
Adams Prototype 18 - Aldila VS Proto 95X
Taylormade Tour Preferred CB 4-W - DG X100
Cleveland 588 RTG 51, 56, 61 - DG S400
Taylormade Ghost Spider S
"Dont play too much golf. Two rounds per day is plenty." - Harry Vardon
Posted 27 April 2008 - 08:33 PM
Posted 27 April 2008 - 09:34 PM
I have PX 6.0s in one set of clubs but am interested in a little more spin, which I understand DGs to provide. I play the PX 6.0s .5" over standard length. Given the general guideline that PX 6.5 = DG X100, how would a PX 6.0 that's .5" over length compare with a DG X100 that's .5" over length? If my understanding of the impact of additional length to flex is correct, it would seem that this would bring the relative flexes closer together.
Posted 06 May 2008 - 01:10 PM
Wishon 919 FD (14) Black 85X
Titleist 913hd (17) Diamana Ahina 103X
Wishon 3-4 575-CB, 5-PW MMC MB
Vokey 54.10, 60.08
All irons shafts S2S red graphite X
Posted 06 May 2008 - 02:19 PM
Posted 13 May 2008 - 10:25 PM
Posted 14 May 2008 - 09:21 PM
They haven't send me any for DEMO. So it's hard for me to understand if their demo program is a bit tight.
I know for sure KB tour feels good, but fly a hair higher than normal DG. It reminds me of the old precision steps! Freq higher but doesn't play or feel as the number says IMO due to soft smooth feel. KB should spin a hair higher than PX too IMO.
Anyway, I don't want this thread to go off topic. You might want to open another one out side this sticky.
Posted 23 May 2008 - 10:15 AM
15.5* TEE Cb Pro Attas Elements tour spx prototype 7x
19* TEE CB Pro U Ust Mamiya international series tour spx 85s
24* Mizuno Fli-hi cut muscle Modus3 Tour 120s
5-pw Mizuno MP-54 Modus3 Tour 120s
52*,56* Callaway MD2 Tour grind
60-Callaway PM Grind
Sizemore xb-1 mid slant tour proto
Posted 25 May 2008 - 12:34 PM
Taylormade r7 TP 15* HD7 X
Taylormade Rescue TP 19* Altus X
Cleveland CG16 Tour T-Stamp 3-PW S300
Cleveland CG16 RTG 52* & 58* S400
Yes! Ann 34"
Posted 04 June 2008 - 08:24 PM
the project x flighted has progressive kick points throughout the set. The scoring irons (pw-8) have kick points nearer the hands, providing a lower more predictable flight for better control over the shot. the mid irons (7-5) have mid kick points helping the player launch the ball slightly higher, and the long irons (4-2) have low kick points and softer tips helping to get the ball up the in air and land softly.
The average player would probably benefit from the flighted PX for the better all around set - The player with more control over his or her swing would most likely go with the standard project x for complete control.
hope this helps,
Posted 23 June 2008 - 06:54 PM
I am disappointed that there is so much subjective info here instead of some facts...
Posted 28 June 2008 - 08:38 PM
Posted 29 June 2008 - 10:41 AM
I think you've got it the other way around. Dynamic Gold is easily the most widely used shaft on tour.
Posted 07 July 2008 - 06:03 AM
Posted 07 July 2008 - 01:49 PM
DGS300 = 5.8FCM
DGS300hs = 6.1FCM
PX5.5ss = 5.8FCM
PX5.5 = 6.0FCM
PX5.5hs = 6.2FCM
PX6.0ss = 6.3FCM
PX6.0 = 6.5FCM
PX6.0hs = 6.7FCM
DGX100ssx2 = 6.2FCM
DGX100ss = 6.5FCM
DGX100 = 6.8FCM
DGX100hs = 7.1FCM
Assumptions: using Joe's numbers & given that stepping shafts adjusts flex by 1/3.
DGS400 will flex virtually the same as DGS300, but weigh a few grams heavier.
From: TrueTemper Sports/Fitting Works
What are the differences in performance characteristics between the Project X and Dynamic Gold shafts?
Project X will launch slightly higher (0.5°) and with slightly less spin (200 rpm) than Dynamic Gold due to its slightly softer tip section and firmer mid section. The firmer mid section of Project X will give the player a slightly stiffer feel compared to Dynamic Gold. Both shafts are designed for the better player or stronger swinger seeking shot control with their irons and a lower, penetrating ball flight. Players with quicker tempos may prefer the heavier weight of Dynamic Gold.
We have seen several Tour players switch back and forth between the two models (Davis Love III & Camilo Villegas are two that come to mind). At The Players Championship this year, there were 66 sets of Dynamic Gold in play and 23 sets of Project X.
...if a player is currently playing Dynamic Gold S300 and wanted to try Project X, we would suggest that he start with the 5.5 as it would be the closest comparison to S300 (and vice versa).
..................Project X 5.5.......... Dynamic Gold S300
Weight........... 118g........................... 130g
Torque............ 1.7°............................ 1.7°
Flex Point..... mid/high...................... high
Edited by Asleep, 07 July 2008 - 01:53 PM.
Posted 02 August 2008 - 02:01 PM
I don't want to make this thread to go off topic. Any other question/s should open up another thread on the regular clublab section.
Thanks to all who made this thread to be usefull for members.
Posted 07 September 2013 - 08:46 PM
Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:06 AM
Edited by chipnice, 19 September 2013 - 05:08 AM.
Posted 21 September 2013 - 05:59 PM
Posted 14 October 2013 - 05:41 PM
Posted 16 October 2013 - 06:44 AM
A Typical field on the Tour is more than 120 players playing True Temper and Project X, while FST/KBS is 15-18, Nippon is 10-13 and Aerotech about 4.
TT is in total domination on the tour on Iron and wedge shafts
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