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Snap Hook driving iron -- Shaft??


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#1 odshot68

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 04:44 PM

I have a Srixon U45 20 degree driving iron I took out the stock shaft and put in a Project X Black 6.0 hybrid shaft in it.  The trouble is when I swing it I hit low snap hooks with it.  I don't do this with any other club in my bag and swing inside out.  I don't feel I swing any different.  Could a shaft cause this?  I play to a 2 index and can look at my WITB for other clubs and shafts.

Edited by odshot68, 11 September 2017 - 04:45 PM.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:51 AM

Could be the offset if there is any

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:10 AM

A driving iron is still an iron and needs a descending blow. Many times I see people teeing their di's high and trying to launch them with the result often being snap hooks

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:20 AM

I hit down on it like a 3 iron.  I kept switching back and forth between my 5 iron and this and the 5 iron was straight.  Just a bad fit for me I guess
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Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:49 PM

View Postodshot68, on 12 September 2017 - 08:20 AM, said:

I hit down on it like a 3 iron.  I kept switching back and forth between my 5 iron and this and the 5 iron was straight.  Just a bad fit for me I guess

Why do you need a driving iron?

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 02:51 PM

View PostAtrayn, on 12 September 2017 - 02:49 PM, said:

View Postodshot68, on 12 September 2017 - 08:20 AM, said:

I hit down on it like a 3 iron.  I kept switching back and forth between my 5 iron and this and the 5 iron was straight.  Just a bad fit for me I guess

Why do you need a driving iron?

I don't have a 3 iron with the set and there isn't a big difference in loft between my 4 and 5 iron (2.5 degrees).  I have a large gap between 2 hybrid and 5 iron and hate high lofted hybrids.
Ping G400 LST 10 deg (set at 9.4) Tour 65X
Titleist 917 f2 16.5 deg (set at 15.75) Diamana Ltd White 80X
Calloway Apex Hybrid 19 deg  Kuro Kage Black Stiff
Titleist 718 T-MB #4 Project X PXi 6.0
Titleist 718 CB 5-PW DG S300
Titleist SM6 50.12F, 56.08M, and 60.08M S200 FOR NOW
33"Odyssey White Hot Rx #1Putter OR 35" Scotty Cameron Del Mar Limited Edition Buttonback Putter
Bridgestone B330S

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 04:57 PM

Did you ever hit it with the stock shaft in? Or did you change it right away?

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:04 AM

View PostDsevans8, on 12 September 2017 - 04:57 PM, said:

Did you ever hit it with the stock shaft in? Or did you change it right away?

I played the stock shaft for awhile, had too much draw to it (shaft was soft) but no snap hooks with it.
Ping G400 LST 10 deg (set at 9.4) Tour 65X
Titleist 917 f2 16.5 deg (set at 15.75) Diamana Ltd White 80X
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Titleist 718 T-MB #4 Project X PXi 6.0
Titleist 718 CB 5-PW DG S300
Titleist SM6 50.12F, 56.08M, and 60.08M S200 FOR NOW
33"Odyssey White Hot Rx #1Putter OR 35" Scotty Cameron Del Mar Limited Edition Buttonback Putter
Bridgestone B330S

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:12 AM

View Postodshot68, on 12 September 2017 - 02:51 PM, said:

View PostAtrayn, on 12 September 2017 - 02:49 PM, said:

View Postodshot68, on 12 September 2017 - 08:20 AM, said:

I hit down on it like a 3 iron.  I kept switching back and forth between my 5 iron and this and the 5 iron was straight.  Just a bad fit for me I guess

Why do you need a driving iron?

I don't have a 3 iron with the set and there isn't a big difference in loft between my 4 and 5 iron (2.5 degrees).  I have a large gap between 2 hybrid and 5 iron and hate high lofted hybrids.

Are they forged? I would spend the money getting the 4I bent instead.

Edit - missed the signature line. Try bending the 4I first.

Edited by Atrayn, 13 September 2017 - 08:14 AM.

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Tour Edge Exotics EX10 hybrid 3 w/ UST Recoil 670
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Miura 54 & 58 wedges
Ping Cadence Rustler Traditional putter

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