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Cobra F8 and F8+

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#1 Grover21

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:31 PM

I just got a sneak peak with a TrackMan range session with the yet to be released F8 and F8+.  All I have to say is look out Epic!  The sound was a nice in-between of a thud and a traditional "ping" sound.  Feel was excellent off the face especially on toed shots.  THEY HAVE A MILLED FACES!  The F*+ fit my game better due to I am a high spin player as is, and at only 440CC it was a good looking head.  They put carbon in the crown similar to the Epic with the addition of Cobra's version of turbulator like ridges on the crown.  They have two great color schemes this year getting away from the bright colors of the past.  There is either a grey finish or classic black.  I think that this will appeal more to the traditional golfing community.  They even come stock with real deal NV Blue and NV Green shafts!  I got to hit a couple of shots with the 3 wood and hybrid as well, both with the same color schemes and milled faces.  Both felt and sounded great and still have the baffler rails.  Which in my opinion are a great asset to have out of tricky lies.  I was told but did not get to see or hit, but they are coming out with new irons for the better players.  They will be released during the PGA Show this winter.  If you are looking to get a new driver, 3 wood, or hybrid this winter I would seriously give these a shot.

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:32 PM

pics need to come out soon
What's in my bag:
Cobra King F8+ (9.5D/weight forward) w/ Aldila NV 2KXV 60X 45"
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:44 PM

What adjustable options are there? Cobra has been very innovative with their Fly-Z to F6-F7 lineup. Wondering if there is anything 'new'
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:45 PM

 J_Birdie, on 12 October 2017 - 04:32 PM, said:

pics need to come out soon

The rep said Rickie should be playing it in the next couple weeks.  Just trying to fine tune everything before bringing it to competition.
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:51 PM

 Pawtucket, on 12 October 2017 - 04:44 PM, said:

What adjustable options are there? Cobra has been very innovative with their Fly-Z to F6-F7 lineup. Wondering if there is anything 'new'

Unfortunately the adjustable features of the driver didn't change much from their previous lines.  The adapter is the same as before plus the movable weights in the head. It is nice though if you have an aftermarket shaft that you really enjoy, it will work for the F8 or F8+.

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:52 PM

Is the milled face supposed to reduce spin?
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 04:59 PM

 MrFlapjack, on 12 October 2017 - 04:52 PM, said:

Is the milled face supposed to reduce spin?

It takes the human error out of grinding down the excess mental from the plasma welding process which can cause the face of the club to be thinner in random spots creating hot spots on the face or the face can crack because these spots are weaker than the rest.  It does help with the MOI because the faces will be more constant on every club vs a different guy grinding the face down.  Its the same reason that the best putters are CNC milled because every club is identical across the face.
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 05:21 PM

theres a pic on WRX somewhere, from last week

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 05:28 PM

Just bought the F7+ today for pesos on the dollar.
Was KILLING IT on the machine at the store. We shall see what happens on the course. Good things keep coming from Cobra.
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 05:31 PM

To clarify, every time I walk into a golf shop I hit drivers and they all suck, every time. Like three years of suck.. Nothing ever even challenged my gamer.. Until I tried this thing. I cant imagine the 8 being better but GOD Bless you Cobra Golf if it is.

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:23 PM

F7 driver is my favorite club in the bag.  Hitting more fairways than ever with it and gained distance too.  

So easy to hit.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 07:56 AM

 Baitkiller, on 12 October 2017 - 05:31 PM, said:

To clarify, every time I walk into a golf shop I hit drivers and they all suck, every time. Like three years of suck.. Nothing ever even challenged my gamer.. Until I tried this thing. I cant imagine the 8 being better but GOD Bless you Cobra Golf if it is.

What shaft you playing?  Thinking about upgrading the Flyz+ I use, I have a Aldila Tour Green in stiff that seems to be decent.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 09:08 AM

Went from LTD to f7+. works so well for me I like it better which I thought wasnt possible. Use an OG whiteboard, weight back.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 09:36 AM

Every day I check these threads to see if pics are out...how can so many people have hit them but no pics are available!

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 10:27 AM

 gentles, on 13 October 2017 - 09:36 AM, said:

Every day I check these threads to see if pics are out...how can so many people have hit them but no pics are available!

It helps when you work in the business and know all the club reps.  If you know the right people you can get your hands on stuff months before release dates.  It all comes down to who you know.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 11:21 AM

You can find the F8 pic with a simple google search!

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 11:39 AM

I can't wait to get my hands on a f8+ fairway wood.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 12:30 PM

 The General, on 13 October 2017 - 11:21 AM, said:

You can find the F8 pic with a simple google search!

They haven't released any pics yet.  I did a google search as well and nothing but older models.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 12:36 PM

Here's a link to the image that's still up. If that's against rules, please let me know. I will not be posting the image itself.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 12:38 PM

 Grover21, on 12 October 2017 - 04:31 PM, said:

I just got a sneak peak with a TrackMan range session with the yet to be released F8 and F8+.  All I have to say is look out Epic!  The sound was a nice in-between of a thud and a traditional "ping" sound.  Feel was excellent off the face especially on toed shots.  THEY HAVE A MILLED FACES!  The F*+ fit my game better due to I am a high spin player as is, and at only 440CC it was a good looking head.  They put carbon in the crown similar to the Epic with the addition of Cobra's version of turbulator like ridges on the crown.  They have two great color schemes this year getting away from the bright colors of the past.  There is either a grey finish or classic black.  I think that this will appeal more to the traditional golfing community.  They even come stock with real deal NV Blue and NV Green shafts!  I got to hit a couple of shots with the 3 wood and hybrid as well, both with the same color schemes and milled faces.  Both felt and sounded great and still have the baffler rails.  Which in my opinion are a great asset to have out of tricky lies.  I was told but did not get to see or hit, but they are coming out with new irons for the better players.  They will be released during the PGA Show this winter.  If you are looking to get a new driver, 3 wood, or hybrid this winter I would seriously give these a shot.

That sucks. I liked the colors.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 12:40 PM

 Ri_Redneck, on 13 October 2017 - 12:38 PM, said:

 Grover21, on 12 October 2017 - 04:31 PM, said:

I just got a sneak peak with a TrackMan range session with the yet to be released F8 and F8+.  All I have to say is look out Epic!  The sound was a nice in-between of a thud and a traditional "ping" sound.  Feel was excellent off the face especially on toed shots.  THEY HAVE A MILLED FACES!  The F*+ fit my game better due to I am a high spin player as is, and at only 440CC it was a good looking head.  They put carbon in the crown similar to the Epic with the addition of Cobra's version of turbulator like ridges on the crown.  They have two great color schemes this year getting away from the bright colors of the past.  There is either a grey finish or classic black.  I think that this will appeal more to the traditional golfing community.  They even come stock with real deal NV Blue and NV Green shafts!  I got to hit a couple of shots with the 3 wood and hybrid as well, both with the same color schemes and milled faces.  Both felt and sounded great and still have the baffler rails.  Which in my opinion are a great asset to have out of tricky lies.  I was told but did not get to see or hit, but they are coming out with new irons for the better players.  They will be released during the PGA Show this winter.  If you are looking to get a new driver, 3 wood, or hybrid this winter I would seriously give these a shot.

That sucks. I liked the colors.

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Same. The one in the pic I shared looks like a transformer. All black and gray.
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Cobra F7 One Length Irons
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6I = 24*   7I = 29*   8I = 34*   9I = 39*   PW = 44*   GW = 49*   SW = 54*   LW = 59*
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 01:07 PM

Kind of a shame that they changed the shape of the adjustable weights, now anyone that bought aftermarket heavy weights for their F7/+ is gonna have to reup. I actually switched back to my Fly-Z+ from the F6+ and could not be happier.  Never got to hit the F7+, but something tells me they'll be available for the low in the not too distant future. Some offseason tinkering will be in order.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 01:23 PM

 venturagolfer87, on 13 October 2017 - 01:07 PM, said:

Kind of a shame that they changed the shape of the adjustable weights, now anyone that bought aftermarket heavy weights for their F7/+ is gonna have to reup. I actually switched back to my Fly-Z+ from the F6+ and could not be happier.  Never got to hit the F7+, but something tells me they'll be available for the low in the not too distant future. Some offseason tinkering will be in order.

Agree - dirty trick especially cause cobra charges 25$ per weight plus like 11$ to ship them to you.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 01:35 PM

Rickie just posted a snapchat of him golfing today. I'll look again later but I wonder if it's the new F8??

I love me some Cobra products but I just don't see anything pushing my M2 out of the bag. All these tests from Rick Shiels lately got me thinking: Do I (or anybody) need to shell out $400 for maaaaybe 5-6 more yards? Am I that good (I'm not) where I need that little extra bit? From the old Cally drivers from 2012 til Epic, something like 8 yards max was gained. For a guy on a budget with a terrible affliction to buying clubs all the time, I just can't buy a new product unless I'm 100% convinced I'm gaining something really significant.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 02:42 PM

 bbfifas, on 13 October 2017 - 07:56 AM, said:

 Baitkiller, on 12 October 2017 - 05:31 PM, said:

To clarify, every time I walk into a golf shop I hit drivers and they all suck, every time. Like three years of suck.. Nothing ever even challenged my gamer.. Until I tried this thing. I cant imagine the 8 being better but GOD Bless you Cobra Golf if it is.

What shaft you playing?  Thinking about upgrading the Flyz+ I use, I have a Aldila Tour Green in stiff that seems to be decent.
Stock Fuji stiff shaft, weight in front and neural settings. If felt great for me and that's odd because I hated the stock Fuji shaft in my Krank. I couldn't yank it of the head fast enough. I may pick up another UST tour if I can find one cheap and try that.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 02:48 PM

 Z1ggy16, on 13 October 2017 - 01:35 PM, said:

Rickie just posted a snapchat of him golfing today. I'll look again later but I wonder if it's the new F8??

I love me some Cobra products but I just don't see anything pushing my M2 out of the bag. All these tests from Rick Shiels lately got me thinking: Do I (or anybody) need to shell out $400 for maaaaybe 5-6 more yards? Am I that good (I'm not) where I need that little extra bit? From the old Cally drivers from 2012 til Epic, something like 8 yards max was gained. For a guy on a budget with a terrible affliction to buying clubs all the time, I just can't buy a new product unless I'm 100% convinced I'm gaining something really significant.

Although I really like trying new clubs and I'm always looking for a better driver, most of the time it doesn't result in that.  I still end up going back to the Cobra bio cell+.  Even 8 yards gained is in the margin of error and might be based more on how well the contact was, if new club was hit with longer shaft, etc.  I would have to see a consistent 10 yard gain to consider a new driver.

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 03:14 PM

is it WRX illegal to post pics of unreleased equipment? It was on their website. It's not like g gordon liddy broke in Cobra headquarters and used a spy camera to get the pic

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 04:28 PM

Excited about the new driver tech, but not so thrilled with the looks.   Love the clean lines of the F7.
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Posted 14 October 2017 - 07:01 PM

 The General, on 13 October 2017 - 03:14 PM, said:

is it WRX illegal to post pics of unreleased equipment? It was on their website. It's not like g gordon liddy broke in Cobra headquarters and used a spy camera to get the pic

The link I posted above was to a screenshot of their website. I can't imagine that being against rules.
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 06:58 PM

Man, all this time and no one has dm'd me a pic yet....;-)

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