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#1 Shanks2424

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 06:14 PM

I just bought a Titleist 905R 9.5. I am lulling the stock shaft and wanting to reshaft it. I have a Matrix Ozik HD7 stiff. I was wondering the tip section on the 3 inch the same as the NV Green 75 stiff. I was wondering would I be ok to fully insert the shaft in the 905R. I dont want to do any blind bore. I want to fully insert the shaft.

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#2 Socrates

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:27 PM

You need to do your research on your shafts.  Most current shafts are not designed to be inserted into a full through bore head.  You might end up with something far stiffer than you anticipated.

I'm assuming you know all about the aluminum sleeve and have the appropriate tools to do a proper reshaft.
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Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:30 PM

You can but it will 1/2 flex stiffer. You need a shaft with a 4" tip section. Some white/blueboards were made for bore through and are have G4"T after the weight and flex.

Edited by nogamejames, 12 June 2018 - 08:31 PM.

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:21 PM

View PostSocrates, on 12 June 2018 - 08:27 PM, said:

You need to do your research on your shafts.  Most current shafts are not designed to be inserted into a full through bore head.  You might end up with something far stiffer than you anticipated.

I'm assuming you know all about the aluminum sleeve and have the appropriate tools to do a proper reshaft.

I did my research I was asking because I did not know if Titleist put in a made for them NV Green because its a 3 inch tip section. And the Matrix is a 3 inch tip section and I am ok with it playing a 1/2 flex stiffer. I am not doing the work I am sending it off to a custom golf shop to do it.

Edited by Shanks2424, 12 June 2018 - 09:23 PM.

What's In The Bag 2018
Brad's Bag (DAD)
Driver- Titleist 905R 9.5 Matrix HD7 Stiff
3 Wood- Titleist 904F 15* TT Dynamic Gold S300

Hybrid- Adams A12 Pro 18* Project X PXI 6.0
3-PW- Mizuno MP-29 TT Dynamic Gold S300
Wedges-Titleist Vokey Spin Milled CC 54/58 TT Dynamic Gold S300
Putter- Odyssey Tank 1 34 Inches Super Stroke Flatso 1.0
Ball- Titleist Pro V1/ Srixon Z Star
Grips Lamkin UTX 3 Wraps of Tape


What's In The Bag 2018
Gavin's Bag (SON) 8 years old
Driver- Cobra FlyZ 13.5 Apllo Shadow FL   L-flex
5 Wood-Cobra F7 5/6 20* Apllo Shadow FL   L-flex

Hybrid-  Acuity  26* hybrid
Irons-Acuity Voltage 6/7iron, 8/9 iron, PW/SW
Wedges-Cleveland TA 900 Jr 54*
Putter- Taylormade Rossa Daytona Tour 27in
Bag- Acuity Voltage Black/Orange

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:23 PM

View Postnogamejames, on 12 June 2018 - 08:30 PM, said:

You can but it will 1/2 flex stiffer. You need a shaft with a 4" tip section. Some white/blueboards were made for bore through and are have G4"T after the weight and flex.
I am ok with it play a 1/2 flex stiffer I had this shaft in a Adams driver in a HD7 X that was tipped .5 inches and I wanted to drop down a flex. I was more concerned if I could do it or not and I am sending it off to a custom golf shop for the work.

What's In The Bag 2018
Brad's Bag (DAD)
Driver- Titleist 905R 9.5 Matrix HD7 Stiff
3 Wood- Titleist 904F 15* TT Dynamic Gold S300

Hybrid- Adams A12 Pro 18* Project X PXI 6.0
3-PW- Mizuno MP-29 TT Dynamic Gold S300
Wedges-Titleist Vokey Spin Milled CC 54/58 TT Dynamic Gold S300
Putter- Odyssey Tank 1 34 Inches Super Stroke Flatso 1.0
Ball- Titleist Pro V1/ Srixon Z Star
Grips Lamkin UTX 3 Wraps of Tape


What's In The Bag 2018
Gavin's Bag (SON) 8 years old
Driver- Cobra FlyZ 13.5 Apllo Shadow FL   L-flex
5 Wood-Cobra F7 5/6 20* Apllo Shadow FL   L-flex

Hybrid-  Acuity  26* hybrid
Irons-Acuity Voltage 6/7iron, 8/9 iron, PW/SW
Wedges-Cleveland TA 900 Jr 54*
Putter- Taylormade Rossa Daytona Tour 27in
Bag- Acuity Voltage Black/Orange

New irons and bag are coming for Gavin soon

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#6 Socrates

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 10:55 PM

View PostShanks2424, on 12 June 2018 - 09:21 PM, said:

View PostSocrates, on 12 June 2018 - 08:27 PM, said:

You need to do your research on your shafts.  Most current shafts are not designed to be inserted into a full through bore head.  You might end up with something far stiffer than you anticipated.

I'm assuming you know all about the aluminum sleeve and have the appropriate tools to do a proper reshaft.

I did my research I was asking because I did not know if Titleist put in a made for them NV Green because its a 3 inch tip section. And the Matrix is a 3 inch tip section and I am ok with it playing a 1/2 flex stiffer. I am not doing the work I am sending it off to a custom golf shop to do it.
Even the few short years ago (well it was 12 years ago), shaft makers assumed that driver tips would be trimmed based on through bore measurements.  That is no longer the case and most do not tip trim at all and go straight into adaptors.  Regardless of the parallel section, the shaft you put into this 905R might essentially play like you taking 1" or more off the tip so it likely will play more than 1/2 a flex stiffer.  I would ask the custom shop their opinion.
Ping G400 9º TFC 419 Stiff at 45"
Jazz Bear Cat 3 wd Aerotech Stiff
Ping i20 3 Hyb 707H Stiff
Epic Pro 4-AW Recoil 780 ES F3 +1/2" (resting)
Or
X2 Hot 4_-PW Recoil 660 F3 +1/2" (working)
Vokey SM2 52º cc
Ping ES 56º and ES 60º
Scotty X7M Dual 38"
MCC Align Midsize

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 08:08 AM

You can do a blind bore install ( think thatís whatís itís called) to accommodate for a 3Ē tip section.
It was a common practice in the older titleist heads

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:27 PM

Suggest you wait for a 905R on ebay or BST with Your Shaft/loft and buy it.
Thats what i did... found a 10.5 with YS6 regular, happy days !!  Low Cost...
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Posted 13 June 2018 - 01:12 PM

I have two (2) 905S 9.5 degree drivers.  One I did a blind bore installation (Fujikura Pro 63 Tour Spec stiff) and the other a full bore (Graphite Design Tour AD DI 6S).  The 905S with the Graphite Design is definitely a bit stiffer than the one with the Fujikura but I hit the former better.  I suppose at the end of the day it depends on what a player prefers.  A full bore installation of a 3" tipped shaft can make one that's just a bit soft closer to perfection.  Unless access to a lot of shafts really cheap or free is an option then it becomes a guessing game. Best of luck!

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