Fake Golf Pride New Decade Multicompound Grips
Posted 18 February 2013 - 05:30 PM
The smell is sour vs rubber, the feel is slightly harder, smoother, and less tacky, and the upper portion of the grip's textured channels are deeper than the real NDMC's.
Here are some photos I took of the culprit and two authentic grips (purchased from Golf Galaxy and a direct from Titleist install respectively).
Now my only worry is the authenticity of the shaft. The seller is highly reputable and I even searched on the forums here before buying my first shaft from him and everything sounded good. I've since bought a second shaft for a different driver from him as well and that grip seems to be authentic (just a standard GP tour velvet). But the fake grip is troublesome.
Posted 19 February 2013 - 06:48 PM
Posted 31 March 2013 - 10:26 PM
BAWARE OF SELLER
Seller info: golf.discount.store
golf grips listing: http://www.ebay.com/...=item3380df2bb2
Edited by Citixen, 01 April 2013 - 07:28 PM.
Posted 01 April 2013 - 07:26 PM
Not yet, I am working on getting my refund back first.
Posted 01 April 2013 - 09:44 PM
Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:38 PM
Posted 09 April 2013 - 09:05 PM
One thing I noticed with the Fakes is how much thinner the material is. Give them a flick the fakes will fold over with barely any force, while the real deal stays
Thank you for giving a detailed post like this!
Posted 10 April 2013 - 05:25 PM
TaylorMade R5 Dual (3) / R580 (7)
Ping i15 / Zing 2
Titleist Vokey SM5
TM Spider Tour Black
Top Flite Gamer Tour
Sun Mountain Four 5
Posted 10 April 2013 - 08:26 PM
Posted 11 April 2013 - 10:30 PM
Where did your's ship from in Canada? Mine was purchased off a Canadian reseller as well.
The real ones don't smell "funny" they smell like Rubber... the Fakes smell like crappy paint.
Posted 11 April 2013 - 10:32 PM
Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:18 PM
Posted 13 April 2013 - 10:23 AM
In my case the seller never requested shipping them back... they are terrible grips which they paid likely $2-$2.50 per grip. In a set of 13 if they sell them for around $90 USD so around $7 per grip. If they sell 10 sets they're making $57 - $65 per set.
IMO I wouldn't purchase another set of NDMC's off eBay unless I knew 100% they were legit by additional pictures. The set I received even had the exact same bar codes/UPC number as the real deal.
Posted 14 April 2013 - 03:54 AM
VISA told me I am not to send the grips back to the seller because I would be participating in the act.
I actually just found a great deal of REAL Golf Pride grips from RockBottomgolf.com masters code came to $8.46 each with 1-5day shipping.
Edited by Citixen, 14 April 2013 - 03:57 AM.
Posted 15 April 2013 - 01:12 PM
Posted 16 April 2013 - 09:33 AM
M4 16.5* / Hzrdus Black
M4 Hybrid 19* / KBS Prototype
P-770 / Project X LZ 6.0
52* / 58* Black Milled Grind Wedge / KBS Custom
59* Original Trusty Rusty / Hump shaft
60* Raw Milled Grind Wedge / KBS Custom
Toulon Garage Columbus Triple Black
Posted 20 March 2014 - 08:20 PM
Posted 20 March 2014 - 08:48 PM
Edited by scjr, 20 March 2014 - 08:51 PM.
RocketBallz Stage 2 Fairway
Callaway X-Hot Hybrids
AMP CELL Irons 5-GW
NIckent ARC Wedge
Ping Ketsch CB
Posted 20 March 2014 - 08:54 PM
Your point, grammar and handicap are all wrong.
Posted 21 March 2014 - 01:36 PM
Wishon 929 HS 14.5*, 19* 0.5 Open
Wishon 775HS 22*, 25*
Wishon 5, 6 560 MC 7-PW MMC MB
Wishon 54, 59 Micro-Groove HM
All shafts are S2S Stepless Steel Wishon
Posted 21 May 2014 - 10:56 PM
Posted 22 May 2014 - 02:19 AM
So you "work" in the golf industry yet condone the purchasing of counterfeit product that hurts the industry? I hope, for the sake of anyone directly affected by your work, that you aren't handling orders or any paperwork as your grammar hasn't improved in the two months since your first very strange post.
Posted 22 May 2014 - 11:03 AM
I looked at all the pictures of the fakes, and mine THANK GOD are real.
Here is the listing. http://www.ebay.com/...984.m1497.l2649
FWY: Callaway BB 3WD / BB H4 19*
Irons: Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 4-GW
Wedges: Mizuno T7 52*, 58*
Putter: Odyssey MXM Versa 1
Posted 22 May 2014 - 11:19 AM
Callaway X 21* /Cobra Amp Cell 17*
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