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Sergio's new driver shaft - shot @ 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson


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#1 GolfWRX

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 03:21 PM

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM

...tungsten...? prepreg???

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 03:24 PM

View Postgioguy21, on 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM, said:

...tungsten...? prepreg???

I think it is just a label they have added to the V3, do not think anything different.

I guess we did good detective work at the TPC last week....
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Posted 15 May 2018 - 03:57 PM

Is it pured?

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:10 PM

More Tensei Orange demand ....

It seems like these will sell for whatever is asked for on BST.  "$300 for a used shaft?  Sure ... I'll take it."

That said -- maybe it is psychological -- but they are great shafts.

Edited by Qwiklap, 15 May 2018 - 04:21 PM.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:29 PM

View PostWarrick, on 15 May 2018 - 03:24 PM, said:

View Postgioguy21, on 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM, said:

...tungsten...? prepreg???

I think it is just a label they have added to the V3, do not think anything different.

I guess we did good detective work at the TPC last week....

I asked Sergio if he had changed driver shafts.  He said yes so I showed Sergio the thread on Golfwrx and told him our members stay on top of the TV coverage and pick up on equipment changes.  He laughed.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:30 PM

View Postpga43, on 15 May 2018 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostWarrick, on 15 May 2018 - 03:24 PM, said:

View Postgioguy21, on 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM, said:

...tungsten...? prepreg???

I think it is just a label they have added to the V3, do not think anything different.

I guess we did good detective work at the TPC last week....

I asked Sergio if he had changed driver shafts.  He said yes so I showed Sergio the thread on Golfwrx and told him our members stay on top of the TV coverage and pick up on equipment changes.  He laughed.

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that's awesome
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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:30 PM

Anyone know if he is still counterbalancing clubs?

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:33 PM

View Postpga43, on 15 May 2018 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostWarrick, on 15 May 2018 - 03:24 PM, said:

View Postgioguy21, on 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM, said:

...tungsten...? prepreg???

I think it is just a label they have added to the V3, do not think anything different.

I guess we did good detective work at the TPC last week....

I asked Sergio if he had changed driver shafts.  He said yes so I showed Sergio the thread on Golfwrx and told him our members stay on top of the TV coverage and pick up on equipment changes.  He laughed.

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Does Sergio read English well? I only ask because he speaks it very well, but having lived in a foreign country I know from experience that speaking a language well and reading it well can be two completely different things.
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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:38 PM

View Postpga43, on 15 May 2018 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostWarrick, on 15 May 2018 - 03:24 PM, said:

View Postgioguy21, on 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM, said:

...tungsten...? prepreg???

I think it is just a label they have added to the V3, do not think anything different.

I guess we did good detective work at the TPC last week....

I asked Sergio if he had changed driver shafts.  He said yes so I showed Sergio the thread on Golfwrx and told him our members stay on top of the TV coverage and pick up on equipment changes.  He laughed.

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That is awesome Greg, thanks for sharing.

I am a bit of a "freak" fan of Sergio, been there since the beginning, a lot of tough moments over the years for that dude, but looks to be in a great place in his life.

I try not to miss much with him.

Edited by Warrick, 15 May 2018 - 04:38 PM.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 04:52 PM

The Tensei Pro Orange seems to be the hot shaft on tour.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 06:34 PM

It definitely is!  No need to counterbalance,as this shaft will give you approximately 3 swing weights lighter than other shafts. However,it's counterbalancing effect is due to the multi material construction and Carbon Fiber Dupont Kevlar that is wound into the butt section of the shaft. It is not popular due to the counter balancing effect of the shaft,but due to the multi material design,and the stiff tip which is ideal for a hard swinger/and/or/hitter. . Quite an interesting combination. For someone who likes counterbalancing to begin with,it's a plus! The only way this thing goes left is if your whole body does. ***Forgot to add the Tungsten Powder and the MR 70!!

Edited by b3b3, 15 May 2018 - 06:38 PM.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:24 PM

Could only assume a change was near with that club throw he had
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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:29 PM

Just curious, I got a CK pro orange (V3 I think) 3 weeks ago, but it does not have that "Tungsten" label. Is it expected?

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:49 PM

View Postgioria126, on 15 May 2018 - 11:29 PM, said:

Just curious, I got a CK pro orange (V3 I think) 3 weeks ago, but it does not have that "Tungsten" label. Is it expected?

The Tungsten label is only brand new, and not sure. The V3 is the same as the aftermarket - I really want to try it sometime. Would be an interesting comparison to my X-Torsion Copper.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 06:43 AM

View Postpdaero, on 15 May 2018 - 11:49 PM, said:

View Postgioria126, on 15 May 2018 - 11:29 PM, said:

Just curious, I got a CK pro orange (V3 I think) 3 weeks ago, but it does not have that "Tungsten" label. Is it expected?

The Tungsten label is only brand new, and not sure. The V3 is the same as the aftermarket - I really want to try it sometime. Would be an interesting comparison to my X-Torsion Copper.

I saw a PX label on one of his irons.Is he away from the Modus 130X?

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:48 AM

View PostThayneil, on 16 May 2018 - 06:43 AM, said:

View Postpdaero, on 15 May 2018 - 11:49 PM, said:

View Postgioria126, on 15 May 2018 - 11:29 PM, said:

Just curious, I got a CK pro orange (V3 I think) 3 weeks ago, but it does not have that "Tungsten" label. Is it expected?

The Tungsten label is only brand new, and not sure. The V3 is the same as the aftermarket - I really want to try it sometime. Would be an interesting comparison to my X-Torsion Copper.

I saw a PX label on one of his irons.Is he away from the Modus 130X?

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:47 AM

View Postgioria126, on 15 May 2018 - 11:29 PM, said:

Just curious, I got a CK pro orange (V3 I think) 3 weeks ago, but it does not have that "Tungsten" label. Is it expected?

Same shaft as non-tungsten labelled shafts.. they just added that logo to the nearer production models. Read somewhere in here that the tungsten powder is used in the butt end of the shaft for the counterbalancing.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:50 AM

View Postpga43, on 15 May 2018 - 04:29 PM, said:

View PostWarrick, on 15 May 2018 - 03:24 PM, said:

View Postgioguy21, on 15 May 2018 - 03:22 PM, said:

...tungsten...? prepreg???

I think it is just a label they have added to the V3, do not think anything different.

I guess we did good detective work at the TPC last week....

I asked Sergio if he had changed driver shafts.  He said yes so I showed Sergio the thread on Golfwrx and told him our members stay on top of the TV coverage and pick up on equipment changes.  He laughed.

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Great work Greg!....hey,  any chance you can get some iron face shots of Sergio's clubs?.....

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:26 PM

View PostCwebb, on 15 May 2018 - 04:30 PM, said:

Anyone know if he is still counterbalancing clubs?

Yes.  He plays some crazy light swing weight of like C1-C3 (or around there).  So he always has to add weights in the butt of the shafts to achieve that.


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Posted 17 May 2018 - 07:00 AM

I just got my Tensei Orange and its got the Tungsten Label like Garcias.

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