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Odyssey Microhinge - O-Works vs EXO


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#1 NorthMNgolfer

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 08:06 AM

Can anyone confirm that the insert in the EXO line is firmer then the O-works lineup?  I know they are both a Microhinge insert but I can;t seem to find anything direct from Odyssey that says one is firmer or softer then the other.

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Posted 27 June 2018 - 09:06 AM

not firmer but more consistent... softer than the WHP insert

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 10:48 PM

To me the EXO insert felt softer (less sound/feedback).
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Posted 29 June 2018 - 03:17 PM

I got fit for the EXO Seven S the other day at Cub Champion - I LOVE how it feels, very soft and the ball just rolls so perfectly. The putter looks weird, but I can't beat the performance. It seems like everything I looked at went in.

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Posted 29 June 2018 - 07:15 PM

 kiwii, on 28 June 2018 - 10:48 PM, said:

To me the EXO insert felt softer (less sound/feedback).

I agree. EXO feels a just a bit softer to me than the microhinge.

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Posted 30 June 2018 - 09:45 PM

Funny, Im like exactly the OPPOSITE. I thought the EXP felt firmer. Love the subjectivity!
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Posted 01 July 2018 - 09:13 AM

The EXO insert is softer than the O-Works line.

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Posted 01 July 2018 - 01:18 PM

The EXO insert is ever so slightly firmer than the White Hot insert and the MicroHinge.
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Posted 01 July 2018 - 01:36 PM

EXO insert IMO way way better than microhinge

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Posted 01 July 2018 - 02:44 PM

Tried the EXO for the first time - wow! Can say I was really impressed. Much better than Microhinge. To be honest couldn’t really tell if it’s softer or just feels that much better


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Posted 02 July 2018 - 07:46 AM

To start for those that don't know or understand.  BOTH the EXO and the O-Works line have a Microhinge type insert in them.  It's just the Polymer around the Microhinge is different between the two lines.  But from reading the responses it sounds like they may be closer to each other in firmness then I expected since the answers about which is softer seems to very with the responses.
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Posted 02 July 2018 - 09:17 AM

I had the #7 in the O-Works line and now have the Rossie in the EXO line.  In my opinion, the EXO microhinge with the white insert is significantly more quiet / softer (which I prefer) than the O-Works.
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Posted 02 July 2018 - 07:39 PM

+1 for EXO feeling firmer than reg microinge
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Posted 04 July 2018 - 02:45 PM

+1 for O-Works Microhinge feeling firmer than the EXO

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 03:52 PM

 ALaB13, on 02 July 2018 - 07:39 PM, said:

+1 for EXO feeling firmer than reg microinge

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 04:48 PM

I am going with the EXO softer crowd.  Its not a huge difference between the two.
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Posted 04 July 2018 - 05:16 PM

So we have folks saying EXO is firmer and we have folks saying EXO is softer.

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 04:08 AM

I too feel like the EXO line is noticeably firmer. It was the very first thing I noticed when I rolled one and I have to admit that I like the feel a lot.
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Posted 05 July 2018 - 08:39 AM

So far....

7 People say the EXO is softer.

5 people say the EXO is firmer.
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Posted 05 July 2018 - 10:33 AM

Had O-Works red 7s and went to Exo 7s. Exo felt a lot softer and I am back to my red. Just like the smaller head shape and firmer feel of the O-Works


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Posted 05 July 2018 - 11:04 AM

View PostNorthMNgolfer, on 05 July 2018 - 08:39 AM, said:

So far....

7 People say the EXO is softer.

5 people say the EXO is firmer.

So my theory is both. The smaller hinges are going to be softer but the base around them is firmer. On the exo the hinges are firmer but the base is softer. So the exo will be firmer on short putts when the hinges do more work but softer on long putts when the base insert become more compressed.

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 11:24 AM

To me the o-works feels mushy off the face where as the exo still feels soft but solid. I much prefer the feel of the new exo in my 7s.

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 07:33 AM

View PostJc0, on 05 July 2018 - 11:04 AM, said:

View PostNorthMNgolfer, on 05 July 2018 - 08:39 AM, said:

So far....

7 People say the EXO is softer.

5 people say the EXO is firmer.

So my theory is both. The smaller hinges are going to be softer but the base around them is firmer. On the exo the hinges are firmer but the base is softer. So the exo will be firmer on short putts when the hinges do more work but softer on long putts when the base insert become more compressed.

That's an interesting take on it.
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Posted 06 July 2018 - 06:26 PM

I prefer the exo feel, maybe its the milled lines in that help with the sound? But chalk another one for exo feeling softer too.

Though its really close
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Posted 07 July 2018 - 04:12 PM

According to the EXO interview with Odyssey the EXO insert is firmer than O-Works. Not as an perception, but as an actual fact.

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Posted 07 July 2018 - 10:29 PM

View PostMrShield, on 07 July 2018 - 04:12 PM, said:

According to the EXO interview with Odyssey the EXO insert is firmer than O-Works. Not as an perception, but as an actual fact.

We don't need no stinkin' facts.    ;)

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Posted 09 July 2018 - 07:57 PM

View Postwrbush31, on 30 June 2018 - 09:45 PM, said:

Funny, I'm like exactly the OPPOSITE. I thought the EXP felt firmer. Love the subjectivity!

I agree my pro just got a exo 7s & i have the o-works 7s to me mine feels softer?.

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Posted 09 July 2018 - 09:55 PM

Read this thread. Rolled microhinge and EXO back to back a few times tonight. I really do not see how anyone could think EXO is softer. Definitely firmer, easy to tell. And I have to say, it really feels nice. I like it a lot.

That said, the Jailbird Mini I tried with microhinge also felt nice. The two feel different and certainly more pop off the EXO face and more feedback. I did find myself longing for a Jailbird Mini slant neck with an EXO face. That would be my choice but I would not rule out a microhinge. It does work at rolling the ball well.
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Posted 11 July 2018 - 11:04 AM

View PostMrShield, on 07 July 2018 - 04:12 PM, said:

According to the EXO interview with Odyssey the EXO insert is firmer than O-Works. Not as an perception, but as an actual fact.

I thought that was in reference to the 2 Ball, which is a different construction. I may be wrong. Its a different color insert.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 11:05 AM

View PostFade to Black, on 04 July 2018 - 05:16 PM, said:

So we have folks saying EXO is firmer and we have folks saying EXO is softer.

GolfWRX perfectly summed up :)

Reminds me of the Kang/Dahmen debate. :-)

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