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Red Spider Tour - WTF!!! What a piece of crap


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#1 chair

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:14 PM

So on a whim I bought a red spider - I owned one of the original spiders and liked it and love the red colour so I bought one without trying it.

Got it today - holy cow its garbage - felt like crap and ball went nowhere.... no Feel and you have to hammer it due to the soft insert.  I think Ill stick to my Newport 2.

And what's with the crappy thin cheap grip??



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#2 Jasonic

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:23 PM

Love mine. The one with the line and double bend shaft. I cut it to 33 and replaced the grip. Thing is money. Came from a Scotty for 15 years

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:27 PM

Golf clubs are like girls, one guys 10 is another guys 2.5.

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:44 PM

So, do you like it?
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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:47 PM

haha I hated it.  I used it for 1 round and cya!

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:50 PM

I have a weird thing for redheads, but never had one...

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 08:53 PM

I like the black.

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Posted 26 May 2017 - 09:26 PM

I  think its fair to say that if you cant putt with a spider then your next putter should be a tennis racquet lmao
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Posted 26 May 2017 - 10:58 PM

So whats your point....thats why their is a hundred different clubs oit there...cuz everyone likes somerhing different......many i have not liked but never felt the need to start a thread about it...sold it and moved on

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 02:16 AM

Was it defective? It sounds like you had an awful experience.... these darn things seem like the second coming. Strange.


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Posted 27 May 2017 - 06:01 AM

I'm trying very hard not to give a typical wrx answer here but it's inevitable.
I don't like them either and agree with most of what you're saying. On the other hand, this putters appears to have transformed people's putting on an amateur and professional level.
I putt with the PING Anser TR 1966. It's golden/bronze in colour, has a sound slot and has no sight line. I'm sure a lot of people would hate the putter that works so well for me.
At the end of the day, it's different strokes for different folks.

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 09:36 AM

View PostClassesLake, on 27 May 2017 - 06:01 AM, said:

I'm trying very hard not to give a typical wrx answer here but it's inevitable.
I don't like them either and agree with most of what you're saying. On the other hand, this putters appears to have transformed people's putting on an amateur and professional level.
I putt with the PING Anser TR 1966. It's golden/bronze in colour, has a sound slot and has no sight line. I'm sure a lot of people would hate the putter that works so well for me.
At the end of the day, it's different strokes for different folks.

Wish I would've snagged on of those.

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 09:46 AM

Yes.  It's just terrible.  

And that's why it's the number 1 ranked model of putter used  on the PGA tour. It's just a terrible nasty POS and the best players in the world that can use anything they want keep choosing it.

Come on. Think before you post.
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Posted 27 May 2017 - 09:54 AM

I dunno. I like mine and think it's better feeling then the black. the mods should create a sub forum for rants and b*tching

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 09:57 AM

Just because you don't like it, doesn't mean it's crap. Keep searching and you'll find a putter you love. But you're really feeling some type of way about a putter so....carry on.

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 12:45 PM

View PostIvyguy, on 27 May 2017 - 09:36 AM, said:

View PostClassesLake, on 27 May 2017 - 06:01 AM, said:

I'm trying very hard not to give a typical wrx answer here but it's inevitable.
I don't like them either and agree with most of what you're saying. On the other hand, this putters appears to have transformed people's putting on an amateur and professional level.
I putt with the PING Anser TR 1966. It's golden/bronze in colour, has a sound slot and has no sight line. I'm sure a lot of people would hate the putter that works so well for me.
At the end of the day, it's different strokes for different folks.

Wish I would've snagged on of those.

If you're really feeling the urge to get one, they may not be as expensive as you think. I got a brand new one from my PING retailer 2 weeks ago. It worked out cheaper than the Sigma G putters.

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 12:59 PM

I don't like it either but it is not bad also.


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Posted 27 May 2017 - 08:16 PM

View PostJagpilotohio, on 27 May 2017 - 09:46 AM, said:

Yes.  It's just terrible.  

And that's why it's the number 1 ranked model of putter used  on the PGA tour. It's just a terrible nasty POS and the best players in the world that can use anything they want keep choosing it.

Come on. Think before you post.

If you think the same clubs we buy at big box stores is the same that they are using on your, specifically DJ and JD, are using on tour then your delusional. Same goes for balls. There is how many different versions of the Prov1 on tour? Dozens!

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 09:43 PM

View PostScorer099, on 27 May 2017 - 08:16 PM, said:

View PostJagpilotohio, on 27 May 2017 - 09:46 AM, said:

Yes.  It's just terrible.  

And that's why it's the number 1 ranked model of putter used  on the PGA tour. It's just a terrible nasty POS and the best players in the world that can use anything they want keep choosing it.

Come on. Think before you post.

If you think the same clubs we buy at big box stores is the same that they are using on your, specifically DJ and JD, are using on tour then your delusional. Same goes for balls. There is how many different versions of the Prov1 on tour? Dozens!

Sergio's spider, as well at the others (DJ, JD, Rahm)are the same as the model we are buying, just look at the photos... The myth of "every club the pros play is different than ours" gets frustrating. Yes they often have access to "tour issue" things, and we see them on here but these spider putters are not one of them.

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 10:03 PM

View PostScorer099, on 27 May 2017 - 08:16 PM, said:

View PostJagpilotohio, on 27 May 2017 - 09:46 AM, said:

Yes.  It's just terrible.  

And that's why it's the number 1 ranked model of putter used  on the PGA tour. It's just a terrible nasty POS and the best players in the world that can use anything they want keep choosing it.

Come on. Think before you post.

If you think the same clubs we buy at big box stores is the same that they are using on your, specifically DJ and JD, are using on tour then your delusional. Same goes for balls. There is how many different versions of the Prov1 on tour? Dozens!
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Posted 27 May 2017 - 10:29 PM

i felt the same way,  the velocity was a little lower than my scotty.  I however tried the toulon indianapolis and it felt better, with more velocity and more scotty like, but with MOI

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Posted 27 May 2017 - 10:51 PM

Lol, had to stop in just because of the subject line. Direct and to the point, I guess.

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 12:14 AM

The black DJ insert is firm...  trade her in and let's hear a rant about DJs putter next!

Edited by Splitter, 28 May 2017 - 12:15 AM.


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Posted 28 May 2017 - 12:15 AM

View PostJagpilotohio, on 27 May 2017 - 09:46 AM, said:

Yes.  It's just terrible.  

And that's why it's the number 1 ranked model of putter used  on the PGA tour. It's just a terrible nasty POS and the best players in the world that can use anything they want keep choosing it.

Come on. Think before you post.

Different model on tour....similar bends, but not the same....insert specifically .....OTR with the Red model and sight line feels dead and isn't pure at all.

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 06:06 AM

View PostClassesLake, on 27 May 2017 - 06:01 AM, said:

I'm trying very hard not to give a typical wrx answer here but it's inevitable.
I don't like them either and agree with most of what you're saying. On the other hand, this putters appears to have transformed people's putting on an amateur and professional level.
I putt with the PING Anser TR 1966. It's golden/bronze in colour, has a sound slot and has no sight line. I'm sure a lot of people would hate the putter that works so well for me.
At the end of the day, it's different strokes for different folks.
I have no opinion on them because I have not tried one. I putt with a rusty banged up lead taped Scotty Santa Fe with a stock Ping Man grip on it. It has no sight line either. I know a lot of people hate my putter because it takes their money! Like someone else said it is subjective and there are thousands of different putters out there. Like you so well stated there are different strokes for different folks

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 08:35 AM

Should have tried it out first.

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 09:17 AM

I think my black scotty Newport 2 notchback would jump out the bag and beat me to death if I ever touched another putter again...
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Posted 28 May 2017 - 10:41 AM

I have the black, but painted white.  I putt incredibly well with it on fast greens......on slower greens not near as good.  Haven't 100% committed to it, but it's in the bag for at least the next round

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 12:32 PM

Maybe it's the Indian and not the arrow here...

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 06:18 PM

View PostDelvecchioforza, on 28 May 2017 - 09:17 AM, said:

I think my black scotty Newport 2 notchback would jump out the bag and beat me to death if I ever touched another putter again...
I know that rusty SOB one of mine would and I might get blood poison to boot--- One of the members of our gang stated the other day one needed a tetnus shot to be around that thing

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