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Anyone ever tried taking out the dampening material in a Scotty?


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#1 magnito1969

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 12:32 PM

Has anyone ever tried taking out the dampening material behind the face insert on a Scotty Studio Select?   I know i'm in the minority here but I prefer a higher pitch sound and was wondering if the dampening material could be removed if I took off the face insert.
Maybe it won't make a difference at all?

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 01:50 PM

Give it a try!
I'd be curious to know if it made any difference as well because I just don't care for the feel (or lack of) coming off the face of these new Scotty's with the inserts.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:10 PM

Every time. I prefer it. Gives it a feel closer to the deep milled. I don't care for SC inserts at all.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 06:14 AM

It'd be interesting if someone did this and reported back
I wonder how much that tape actually does?  Like TMAC, I'm definitely more a fan of the non insert stuff
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Posted 12 July 2018 - 06:26 AM

I’m going to have to be that jerk that states the obvious.

Save yourself the time and trouble and simply  buy yourself a similar previous generation with a solid face.

No hassle involved and you won’t destroy the resale value for the majority of people that like the softer feel of the insert.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 07:25 AM

Yeah as above and why would you alter a putter that one of the best putter makers in the business has spent $$$$$ on R&D, testing, etc? Sounds like a downgrade to me and may have adverse affects.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 08:13 AM

I doubt you'd notice a thing.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 09:07 AM

.......So go to your local hardware store, buy some 3M double-sided tape, and put it back in there if you don 't like the feel without it.
Easy-peasy.  ;)

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 11:36 AM

Only SC would call stock double sided tape "vibration dampening material" lol.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 11:42 AM

View PostSkhacker, on 12 July 2018 - 11:36 AM, said:

Only SC would call stock double sided tape "vibration dampening material" lol.

If you called it 'tape' you could only charge $275.   Vibration dampening material costs much more for R&D and production :)


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