Jump to content

Welcome, Guest. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

TaylorMade R5 D, MAS2 55 versus another shaft?


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 adb67

adb67

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 44 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 3878
  • Joined: 07/30/2005
GolfWRX Likes : 0

Posted 01 July 2006 - 09:48 PM

I am considering purchasing the TM R5 D driver, but I am really unscertain about the shaft. Anyone have opinions or experience with the sotck R Flex MAS2 55 shaft versus other shafts such as the available Aldila NV65?

I currently play a Cobra 460 SZ, R Flex stock Aldila nV65 HL shaft, 9.0 degree. I tend to be a high ball hitter and would be concerned that the TM R5 D 9.5 degree with stock MAS2 shaft would promote much too high ball flight. I have heard the shaft is tip soft and indeed does promote a high ball flight. So any personal experience and feedback is appreciated!


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with existing members and access to certain forums. Join our community today and enter into a chance to win a free regular giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

#2 Blossom

Blossom

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 23 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 7995
  • Joined: 11/21/2005
GolfWRX Likes : 0

Posted 27 December 2006 - 05:43 AM

Have R5D in MAS 55 gram shaft in regular flex. Not using this as I now play the Neutral model. Played 10.5 & shaft flex was good for my SS (about 85 to 90). Even though tip soft I still found my ball flight was mid-low. Shaft frequency was about 245 so it wasn't too soft. Had no complaints about it though & playability was OK.

Have tried NVS reg. flex in another head  (also about 240 cpm) & it felt similar ie,. I was able to load both shafts when swung properly.

Friend of mine (plays to single digit h'cap) absolutely bombs his drives (when he is on) & has put the senior (M) flex MAS 55 gram shaft in his R5 N. Don't be put off by other negative comments & try it for yourself & be your own judge. If doesn't work out, then consider reshaft.

As for me I may rip the MAS 55gm shaft out & put it in the R5N. May just work for me. Hope this helps.

#3 Josh T

Josh T

    Tour Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 747 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 7242
  • Joined: 10/30/2005
  • Location:York, Pa
  • Ebay ID:turneyjo
GolfWRX Likes : 4

Posted 27 December 2006 - 05:54 AM

I played this shaft MAS2 55 s flex.

For me it was too light and I had trouble squaring the club face and pushing everything right. I felt I had zero control of the club head. I found the ball flight to be pretty high as well.
Adams Super LS 9.5* Kuro Kage
Touredge XCG-4 16.5 Motore Tour S
Adams Super S hybrid 23* Matrix Kujoh S
Wishon 560MC 4-9 Aerotech SF 80i R
Scratch 47*,53*,60* Aerotech SF 110i R
Yes! Natalie 33"




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors