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PX 6.0 compared to the KBS $-Taper


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#1 mrgolf

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 12:22 PM

Seeking help from the experts.
Looking to purchase a set of Callaway X-Forged irons and can only demo with the stock PX 6.0's. I hit them well but the launch is higher and spinning more than optimal, causing a  steeper angle of decent. Intrigued by the KBS $-Taper shafts and was wondering how they would compare to the 6.0's? Feel, Launch, Spin?
My index is 5
Solid iron player
7 iron swing speed is 80-84 with a fast tempo

Would I opt for the R+ or S?

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:21 PM

I'd also like to know about this shaft, where it sits in amongst the other KBS shafts for instance.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:28 PM

the $ taper is a lot closer to the PX LZ than the PX IMO
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Posted 15 March 2018 - 08:14 PM

Not a lot information available on the $-Taper, can anybody chime in with some good comparisons.

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 08:59 PM

Dive into this thread.

http://www.golfwrx.c...s-taper-shafts/

Summary. It is a mid flight mid weight low spin shaft.

You can see if anyone in that thread has a  comparison to project x.

Edited by Jagpilotohio, 15 March 2018 - 09:00 PM.

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