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PING Putter Prices...anyone paying?


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#31 lawsonman

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:29 PM

View PostScotty1140, on 16 May 2018 - 07:32 PM, said:

View Postlawsonman, on 16 May 2018 - 07:02 PM, said:

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View Postjustasgood, on 12 April 2018 - 12:55 AM, said:

The Scotty 009M is basically a copy of the new Ping Vault Dale Head.

I would preferr the original, all milled Dale Head with changeable weights. If only the face were traditionally milled....

How is a putter Cameron's made for years a copy of a NEW ping model?  And yes, I know the 009 shape is a riff on the anser.  Yes, Ping originated a lot of modern putter designs that pretty much every company now sells but that Vault putter is a Scotty knockoff, not vice versa.  Milled construction, fancy milled face, changeable weights in the sole.  Those aren't Ping innovations.

The TR Milled face is a Ping innovation . And it works.
The Vault face is a bit of a rip off of Machine's VMG face. Everyone borrows or steals of whatever we're calling it.

Very true!

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#32 RogerinNewZealand

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 12:25 PM

Around 1995 i paid $330ish in NZ for a B60 5BZ ...so nothing changes !!!
Please search Cleveland Huntington Beach Collection. This is Amazing Value.
They copied one of every style to help you out !!!
Around xmas i bought a 3 or 4 year old copper looking Anser with a nice looking face that was some sort of insert.
The TR Cadence , and i was SEVERELY disappointed with feel.Sold soon after.
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Posted 16 June 2018 - 12:32 PM

View Postlawsonman, on 16 May 2018 - 08:29 PM, said:

View PostScotty1140, on 16 May 2018 - 07:32 PM, said:

View Postlawsonman, on 16 May 2018 - 07:02 PM, said:

View Postsmalls, on 12 April 2018 - 08:49 PM, said:

View Postjustasgood, on 12 April 2018 - 12:55 AM, said:

The Scotty 009M is basically a copy of the new Ping Vault Dale Head.

I would preferr the original, all milled Dale Head with changeable weights. If only the face were traditionally milled....

How is a putter Cameron's made for years a copy of a NEW ping model?  And yes, I know the 009 shape is a riff on the anser.  Yes, Ping originated a lot of modern putter designs that pretty much every company now sells but that Vault putter is a Scotty knockoff, not vice versa.  Milled construction, fancy milled face, changeable weights in the sole.  Those aren't Ping innovations.

The TR Milled face is a Ping innovation . And it works.
The Vault face is a bit of a rip off of Machine's VMG face. Everyone borrows or steals of whatever we're calling it.

Very true!
Except Ping paid/liscenced use of patent for VMG face,😕 hardly a rip-off, so there's that😀
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Posted 16 June 2018 - 01:07 PM

I miss the Karsten series that came out shortly after the Redwood line was released.  I had both and preferred the cheaper Karsten, which retailed for roughly $100.  Been hard for me to even look at another OTR Ping with the prices they command these days.
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Posted 16 June 2018 - 01:57 PM

I’m a big Ping fan, but until they move away from TR grooves, I won’t even consider purchasing another Ping putter. The Redwood line was the apex of their OTR offerings and I’m fortunate to own a Redwood D66 and Starshot Anser. Throw in my BeCu and BeNi Scottsdale Ansers and I’m quite content with my current collection of Pings.

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 04:01 PM

View PostMattMo, on 16 June 2018 - 01:57 PM, said:

I’m a big Ping fan, but until they move away from TR grooves, I won’t even consider purchasing another Ping putter. The Redwood line was the apex of their OTR offerings and I’m fortunate to own a Redwood D66 and Starshot Anser. Throw in my BeCu and BeNi Scottsdale Ansers and I’m quite content with my current collection of Pings.

Me too, but that said, I would not shell out $300+ for a putter only to see them selling for $100 or less in the bargain barrel a year later.

My current flat stick is a and IWI D66 that I picked up for $60.00 last year. I love it. My backup is my dad's old bronze J-Blade.

Edited by J-Blade, 16 June 2018 - 04:01 PM.

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