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Taylormade V-Steel: Band of Brothers


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#871 HoosierHacker89

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:13 AM

 No Catchy Nickname, on 13 September 2017 - 11:07 PM, said:

Got this a couple of weeks ago before I went away, and it was there waiting for me when I got back (the wife didn't destroy it, thankfully!).
V-steel Tour Spoon sole.JPG
V-steel Tour Spoon 3:4.JPG

This means I now have the following V-steels:
V-steel collection.JPG

I just love the feel of them. The 7w has a permanent spot in the bag. The 4w is fighting for a spot against an r9 4w. Not sure where the T/S will go, or whether I need to reshaft it (it's got a MAS Tour stiff), but on some courses I may go driver-T/S-7w, because the 7w goes a long, long way.

Very nice. that 4 wood is dope!

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#872 No Catchy Nickname

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:42 AM

 HoosierHacker89, on 14 September 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

 No Catchy Nickname, on 13 September 2017 - 11:07 PM, said:

Got this a couple of weeks ago before I went away, and it was there waiting for me when I got back (the wife didn't destroy it, thankfully!).
V-steel Tour Spoon sole.JPG
V-steel Tour Spoon 3:4.JPG

This means I now have the following V-steels:
V-steel collection.JPG

I just love the feel of them. The 7w has a permanent spot in the bag. The 4w is fighting for a spot against an r9 4w. Not sure where the T/S will go, or whether I need to reshaft it (it's got a MAS Tour stiff), but on some courses I may go driver-T/S-7w, because the 7w goes a long, long way.

Very nice. that 4 wood is dope!

The 7w is the best! Amazing club. The 4w, I am still pondering the shaft. The Express Fire 75g SX is a bit heavy, but to me it's more a problem of deadweight than swing weight.
I think once I find the right shaft for the 4w, it will be a beauty, like the 7w. Nothing, and I mean nothing, feels like a nutted V-steel.
Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade R9, Motore X (stock)
7w  TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB 6SX
Irons: Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* and 54* S Grind, MD2 58* T-grind   
Putter: Odyssey White Hot Pro #9

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:51 AM

 No Catchy Nickname, on 14 September 2017 - 11:42 AM, said:

 HoosierHacker89, on 14 September 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

 No Catchy Nickname, on 13 September 2017 - 11:07 PM, said:

Got this a couple of weeks ago before I went away, and it was there waiting for me when I got back (the wife didn't destroy it, thankfully!).
V-steel Tour Spoon sole.JPG
V-steel Tour Spoon 3:4.JPG

This means I now have the following V-steels:
V-steel collection.JPG

I just love the feel of them. The 7w has a permanent spot in the bag. The 4w is fighting for a spot against an r9 4w. Not sure where the T/S will go, or whether I need to reshaft it (it's got a MAS Tour stiff), but on some courses I may go driver-T/S-7w, because the 7w goes a long, long way.

Very nice. that 4 wood is dope!

The 7w is the best! Amazing club. The 4w, I am still pondering the shaft. The Express Fire 75g SX is a bit heavy, but to me it's more a problem of deadweight than swing weight.
I think once I find the right shaft for the 4w, it will be a beauty, like the 7w. Nothing, and I mean nothing, feels like a nutted V-steel.

I can think of one that feels better to nut, but that one has never left the bag.
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Posted 14 September 2017 - 12:10 PM

 HoosierHacker89, on 14 September 2017 - 11:51 AM, said:

 No Catchy Nickname, on 14 September 2017 - 11:42 AM, said:

 HoosierHacker89, on 14 September 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

 No Catchy Nickname, on 13 September 2017 - 11:07 PM, said:

Got this a couple of weeks ago before I went away, and it was there waiting for me when I got back (the wife didn't destroy it, thankfully!).
V-steel Tour Spoon sole.JPG
V-steel Tour Spoon 3:4.JPG

This means I now have the following V-steels:
V-steel collection.JPG

I just love the feel of them. The 7w has a permanent spot in the bag. The 4w is fighting for a spot against an r9 4w. Not sure where the T/S will go, or whether I need to reshaft it (it's got a MAS Tour stiff), but on some courses I may go driver-T/S-7w, because the 7w goes a long, long way.

Very nice. that 4 wood is dope!

The 7w is the best! Amazing club. The 4w, I am still pondering the shaft. The Express Fire 75g SX is a bit heavy, but to me it's more a problem of deadweight than swing weight.
I think once I find the right shaft for the 4w, it will be a beauty, like the 7w. Nothing, and I mean nothing, feels like a nutted V-steel.

I can think of one that feels better to nut, but that one has never left the bag.

Your r7? I have an r5 three wood (which I don't like much, but that's more down to the shaft), and the V-steel 4w is actually competing with a r9 4w. The r9 4w has been a stalwart for me. Over the last 6 years or more since I got it, I have hit some of my best golf shots with it. It's long, and easy to hit. But in terms of feel, the V-steel is better. I want to find the right shaft for the V-steel to basically produce a club with the same shot results as the r9 4w, but with a smaller head profile and better feel.
Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade R9, Motore X (stock)
7w  TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB 6SX
Irons: Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* and 54* S Grind, MD2 58* T-grind   
Putter: Odyssey White Hot Pro #9

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 10:23 PM

 No Catchy Nickname, on 14 September 2017 - 11:42 AM, said:

 HoosierHacker89, on 14 September 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

 No Catchy Nickname, on 13 September 2017 - 11:07 PM, said:

Got this a couple of weeks ago before I went away, and it was there waiting for me when I got back (the wife didn't destroy it, thankfully!).
V-steel Tour Spoon sole.JPG
V-steel Tour Spoon 3:4.JPG

This means I now have the following V-steels:
V-steel collection.JPG

I just love the feel of them. The 7w has a permanent spot in the bag. The 4w is fighting for a spot against an r9 4w. Not sure where the T/S will go, or whether I need to reshaft it (it's got a MAS Tour stiff), but on some courses I may go driver-T/S-7w, because the 7w goes a long, long way.

Very nice. that 4 wood is dope!

The 7w is the best! Amazing club. The 4w, I am still pondering the shaft. The Express Fire 75g SX is a bit heavy, but to me it's more a problem of deadweight than swing weight.
I think once I find the right shaft for the 4w, it will be a beauty, like the 7w. Nothing, and I mean nothing, feels like a nutted V-steel.
I just bought this V-Steel 7 wood to mess around with. Way underpaid for it.  :)

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 10:57 PM

Just picked up a 18* 5-wood with DGL for $18 shipped... mostly to play around with a steel-shafted fairway but partly to try a V-Steel again after letting one go 10 years ago.

Edited by IsleOfMan, 15 September 2017 - 10:57 PM.

Cobra King F7 Driver 10.5* | Matrix 65M4 Black Tie S
Cobra King F7 3/4w 14.5* | Matrix 65Q4 Red Tie R
Cobra King F7 5/6w 18.5* | Matrix 65Q4 Red Tie S
Cobra King F7 4/5h 22* | Matrix HQ4 Red Tie R
Cobra Forged Tec 5i - Gw | TT Dynamic Gold R300   
Cobra Tour Trusty Satin 56* | TT DG S200
Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wide 60* | TT DG Wedge
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 06:56 AM

Got a Speeder Evolution 661 X for the T/S V-steel I posted back in September. I think it's a good fit for me.
Played today, and the 7w is just a great club for me. The shaft's great, but the feel of a nutted V-steel is just unbeatable. I hit 5 shots with the 7w today, 4 off the tee and one off the deck. The tee shots were just things of beauty, and consistent. 230-240 yards every time. Off the deck, I was able to take a little off it, and it a cracking one 215.
5 shots, 5 great results. I wanted a 220-240 yard club, and this club is a perfect fit.
I really want the same shaft (Quadra Fire 6SX) for the 4w, as the 75g I have in it at the moment is a little heavier than I would like. Problem is, these shafts are not cheap new, so I have to look for a secondhand one.
Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade R9, Motore X (stock)
7w  TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB 6SX
Irons: Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* and 54* S Grind, MD2 58* T-grind   
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 07:19 AM

 No Catchy Nickname, on 14 September 2017 - 11:42 AM, said:

 HoosierHacker89, on 14 September 2017 - 11:13 AM, said:

 No Catchy Nickname, on 13 September 2017 - 11:07 PM, said:

Got this a couple of weeks ago before I went away, and it was there waiting for me when I got back (the wife didn't destroy it, thankfully!).
V-steel Tour Spoon sole.JPG
V-steel Tour Spoon 3:4.JPG

This means I now have the following V-steels:
V-steel collection.JPG

I just love the feel of them. The 7w has a permanent spot in the bag. The 4w is fighting for a spot against an r9 4w. Not sure where the T/S will go, or whether I need to reshaft it (it's got a MAS Tour stiff), but on some courses I may go driver-T/S-7w, because the 7w goes a long, long way.

Very nice. that 4 wood is dope!

The 7w is the best! Amazing club. The 4w, I am still pondering the shaft. The Express Fire 75g SX is a bit heavy, but to me it's more a problem of deadweight than swing weight.
I think once I find the right shaft for the 4w, it will be a beauty, like the 7w. Nothing, and I mean nothing, feels like a nutted V-steel.
I have to agree- best feel I have ever gotten from a fairway wood by far . I am going to look for a 7w now
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 07:23 AM

I finally got to game my v steel 3 wood. pure strike was absolute bliss in feel. most accurate 3 wood I ever used but distance wise was not as long as others. was surprised at it was better from turf than its looks would indicate. I think the 7w would suit my game better. going to look for one
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 07:31 AM

Since we all love the V-steel, I wonder if there is a driver that we all would get along with too?  Any ideas?

Cobra FLY Z+, Adila Tour Green Stiff, 9*, weight forward
Cobra FLY Z+ 3 wood, orange, aldila tour blue stiff, 14.5*
Taylormade V-Steel 5 wood, stock stiff
Ping g15 3 & 4 hybrids (ugly but effective)
Bridgestone J40 DPC, PX flighted 5.5
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 08:59 AM

I love a good club project so based on this thread I bought 2 V Steel 15* on the bay for about $30 each.  One came in very average shape with a 4* closed face.  The other came in great shape and sits dead square.  I think you know which one I will keep.  Now considering shaft options.  I really want to find a Purple Ice 85x but those are hard to come by.  Saw one brand new untrimmed a few months back, should have jumped on it then.
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Driver:  Callaway FT Tour 10.5* - Aldila NV 75x
3 Wood:  V-Steel 15* - Purple Ice 85x
2-PW:   Callaway X-Prototype MBs - Project X 6.5 flighted
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Posted 11 October 2017 - 11:26 AM

pm me if anyone is interested...I have a 15* with tensei pro 80tx in great condition that i dont use anymore since my 13* TS DI 8TX is working perfectly for me both off deck and tee.

Callaway Epic SZ 9* Tour AD DI 7TX(.5")

Tour Issue TM V-Steel 13.4* 1.5*FA 218g Tour Spoon(Paint Break) Tour AD DI 8TX(1")

PXG 3i(0311XF-XDark) 4i-6i (0311) 7i-W (0311T) DG S400 AMT Tour Issue

Titleist WW V-Grind 50/55/60 DG S400 Tour Issue

SC Golo 5/SC Studio Design(Newport/Newport 2)/TM Itsy Bitsy Black(DJ)/TM Spider Tour Red(JD)

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S-Yard T.388 9.5*/10.5* BiMatrix Tour Proto

S-Yard XV 15* Tour AD DI 8TX

PXG 0311 3i DG S400 AMT Tour Issue

Scratch AR-1 4i KBS Tour

Miura 501 CB 5-PW Modus3 Tour 120


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TaylorMade V-Steel 15* Tensei Pro White 80TX

Ryoma D1 F3 15* Crazy FW80 La Bomba

Adams Black SuperHybrid 19*/21* Matrix Black Tie

Titleist 714 AP2 4-PW DG AMT Tour Issue

Titleist TVD 52/56/60 DGSpinner
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:14 AM

View PostLacey Underall, on 11 October 2017 - 08:59 AM, said:

I love a good club project so based on this thread I bought 2 V Steel 15* on the bay for about $30 each.  One came in very average shape with a 4* closed face.  The other came in great shape and sits dead square.  I think you know which one I will keep.  Now considering shaft options.  I really want to find a Purple Ice 85x but those are hard to come by.  Saw one brand new untrimmed a few months back, should have jumped on it then.

Just gaming mine stock, I also would love to try Purple Ice.  I did have at Grafalloy pro lite in a previous V-steel 4 wood that was amazing (sold it for some stupid reason).  ON a side not, my 5w has a close face but I think I actually like that  about it.  I KNOW that I will have a nice high draw with my 5 wood so I play that shot accordingly since it is so easy to hit.  Have you tried a YS-6+ shaft?  I wonder if that would be good.
Cobra FLY Z+, Adila Tour Green Stiff, 9*, weight forward
Cobra FLY Z+ 3 wood, orange, aldila tour blue stiff, 14.5*
Taylormade V-Steel 5 wood, stock stiff
Ping g15 3 & 4 hybrids (ugly but effective)
Bridgestone J40 DPC, PX flighted 5.5
PING Glide 50* SS, cfs wedge shaft
PING GLide 56*, ES Grind, cfs shaft
Cleveland HB4  putter, 35", 73* lie, 1* loft
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Posted 12 October 2017 - 01:40 PM

View PostLacey Underall, on 11 October 2017 - 08:59 AM, said:

I love a good club project so based on this thread I bought 2 V Steel 15* on the bay for about $30 each.  One came in very average shape with a 4* closed face.  The other came in great shape and sits dead square.  I think you know which one I will keep.  Now considering shaft options.  I really want to find a Purple Ice 85x but those are hard to come by.  Saw one brand new untrimmed a few months back, should have jumped on it then.

4* closed?  That's odd.  Is that what it measures at, or is that your estimation of how it looks?

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 01:42 PM

View Postbbfifas, on 11 October 2017 - 07:31 AM, said:

Since we all love the V-steel, I wonder if there is a driver that we all would get along with too?  Any ideas?

My vote in that category would be the Taylor R510 TP


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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:46 PM

My vote would be the 300 series drivers.  I loved my 360 driver.
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TaylorMade 2016 M2 9.5-adjusted to 10.5
TaylorMade 2016 M2 16.5 HL
Taylor Made 2016 M1 21 hybrid
TaylorMade Rocketbladez 5-PW, SW, AW
Cobra Tour Trusty 58 Lob
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 09:16 AM

Does anyone know the BBTG measurement (3w, but im assuming they are all the same) or the stock shaft length?  Trying to order a shaft from golfworks and want to have them cut it for me.
TM M2 10.5 w/ Miyazaki 71x
TM vSteel 3w w/ Aldila NV 75x
TM M1 3h w/ Kuro Kage Silver 80hy
TM RAC LT 4-pw w/ D300
Callaway MD3 52, 56, 60 w/ D400
Odyssey 2ball 34" w/ SS Flatso 1.0

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 10:40 AM

View PostCwebb, on 12 October 2017 - 01:42 PM, said:

View Postbbfifas, on 11 October 2017 - 07:31 AM, said:

Since we all love the V-Steel, I wonder if there is a driver that we would all would get along with too!...Any ideas?

My vote in that category would be the Taylormade's  R510-TP.

Certainly the TM R510-TP (390cc), and also these other drivers from that same 'sweet TM R500 vintage':
R510-TP.jpg
R510-TP2.jpg   R510-TP AND V-STEEL WERE POPULAR TOGETHER
R510-TP3.jpg   AS YOU CAN SEE, R510-TP HAS A VERY DEEP FACE

(Like the V-Steel, these drivers are all from the 2002-2005 period, aka Taylormade's 'Golden Period')


- R500 Tour Driver (325cc)

- R510 Retail Driver (330cc)

- R540 Retail Driver (350cc)

- R580 Retail Driver (400cc)

- R510-TP Retail Driver (390cc)  
- R540 XD Retail Driver (400cc)

- R540XD-TP Tour Driver (400cc)

- R580 XD Retail Driver (450cc)

- R580XD-TP Tour Driver (450cc)  (This one is actually very similar to my current driver but it has more spin)


Note:  TM's Rescue-Mid Hybrids were also introduced during this period and are still quite relevant today! There is also a TP version of these Rescue-Mid Hybrids!

rescue-mid.jpg LIKE THE V-STEELS, RESCUE-MIDS REMAIN POPULAR!

Edited by bobcat, 21 October 2017 - 08:11 AM.

What's in Bobcat's Bag?  (Showing more than 14 clubs due to options)

Driver: TM 2015 9.5* SLDR-C - 45.5" Miyazaki Kusala Black 61s (tipped 1/2")
Fairway: TM V-Steel T/S (Tour Spoon) 13* - 43.25" Fuji Vista Pro 90 Stiff Shaft
Hybrid Fairway: TM Rescue Fairway 15* '3-Strong'- 42.75" Fujikura VP-90 Stiff
Hybrids: TM Rescue-Mid TP's 19*(3H) & 22*(4H) - Fujikura Vista Pro 90 Stiff
Driving Irons: TM UDI's 16* (#1), 20* (#3) - KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff Shafts
Irons: TM 2015 SLDR Irons (5-8i only) - KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff Flex Steel
Hybrid Wedges: Cleveland 2011 Niblicks - 42*PW /49*DW / 56*SW - Stock Steel
Wedge: 2011 Cleveland CG-16 Black Pearl 58*/8* (SW/LW) - Stock Steel Shaft
Putter: Bettinardi BBX-81 Blade - 35" Bettinardi Stock Steel Putter Shaft

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 04:03 PM

Thought i would post the best fairway wood i ever put in the bag ;) this club gets played more than my driver currently until i find a significantly longer driver. 260 off the tee and around 250 off deck...driver is 275-285 so sacrificing 15yrds is just about a club difference for the nxt shot..

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Callaway Epic SZ 9* Tour AD DI 7TX(.5")

Tour Issue TM V-Steel 13.4* 1.5*FA 218g Tour Spoon(Paint Break) Tour AD DI 8TX(1")

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#890 HoosierHacker89

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Posted 19 November 2017 - 02:07 PM

Anyone that has an extra 3 wood PM me.

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#891 No Catchy Nickname

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Posted 19 November 2017 - 10:24 PM

Finally got hold of one of these:
V-steel 9w sole.JPG
It comes with an old Graphite Design Tour AD M-75X, which should be a decent fit for me. It's a little beat up, but not too bad:
V-steel 9w face.JPG
Here it is compared to my 7w (7w on the right). As you can see, the face is closed compared to the 7w.
V-steel 9w and 7w address.JPG
I'm looking to use it as a 4i replacement, especially in the colder months.
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#892 Fellaheen51

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 03:10 AM

Congrats Catchy on scoring a V 9w.  Love mine, so easy to hit accurately.   And the perfect "old guy" club (for my capabilities) from around 160.  Recently picked up a 7 in about the same condition as your 9 for a very good price.  Thinking about sending it to Continental for a refinish over the winter, to match the 3 & 5.  Have a Grafalloy PL Platinum waiting to be installed.  

Now to find a 4W to round out the V-Steel family.  Had a 13* T/S briefly, but sold it off.  To much club for this fella to elevate.  There may be better fairway metals of newer vintage.  IDK.  The V's offer reliability and confidence of strike unlike other fairways that have cycled through the bag over the years.
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Posted 20 November 2017 - 03:46 AM

Fellaheen,
I know what you mean about the T/S. I have one, a recent acquisition, but it's not really a fairway club. I haven't taken it to the course yet, but I hope to get confident enough to use it next season. I have a 4w head that needs a shaft, and a 7w and now the 9w. The 7w has a permanent spot in my bag, and the 9w may well have a semi-permanent spot, competing with a 4i. I think the 9w will be a great rescue club as well. The thing about the 7w and 9w in particular for me is that I am not searching for more distance with them; rather, I want them to reliably go a certain distance. The V-steels do that, and feel great into the bargain, so I am not tempted by the latest and greatest.

Edit: incidentally, the 3 and 5 are now the only ones I don't have! I am slightly tempted to pick them up with the lousy stock shafts just to complete the collection, then maybe put better shafts in them and play them. The MAS shafts are not a good fit for me.

Edited by No Catchy Nickname, 20 November 2017 - 03:48 AM.

Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade R9, Motore X (stock)
7w  TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB 6SX
Irons: Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
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Posted 27 November 2017 - 07:50 PM

walked into a goodwill today and low and behold I spied a v steel 7 wood with stock stiff graphite shaft for 5$. of course I grabbed it along with an adams st driver with the bimatrix shaft and  ping zing lob wedge. cant wait to hit this v steel 7 wood.
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Posted 30 November 2017 - 11:25 AM

Last week, I bought a 906F4 with a badly dented crown from ebay for $14 (including shipping) just to get the YS-6+ shaft to put in a 15 degree V-steel head I have had lying around.  Played one round with it so far, and I was reasonably impressed.  I hit it well off a few tees, and it seems easy to hit high and straight off the deck. It was a very windy day, so it was tough to judge distance, but it seemed I could flight down fairly easily.

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 08:38 AM

The mas shafts were not good for anybody.
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 10:03 PM

played  18 with the v steel 7w with  stock graphite shaft. hit some amazing shots with it on long par 3 holes. feel is un matched on a flush shot. not as easy from turf as my heaven wood and tight lies adams but more play is needed.

Edited by super20dan, 07 December 2017 - 10:04 PM.

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#898 Joe85

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 12:24 AM

View Postbobcat, on 17 October 2017 - 10:40 AM, said:

View PostCwebb, on 12 October 2017 - 01:42 PM, said:

View Postbbfifas, on 11 October 2017 - 07:31 AM, said:

Since we all love the V-Steel, I wonder if there is a driver that we would all would get along with too!...Any ideas?

My vote in that category would be the Taylormade's  R510-TP.

Certainly the TM R510-TP (390cc), and also these other drivers from that same 'sweet TM R500 vintage':
R510-TP.jpg
R510-TP2.jpg   R510-TP AND V-STEEL WERE POPULAR TOGETHER
R510-TP3.jpg   AS YOU CAN SEE, R510-TP HAS A VERY DEEP FACE

(Like the V-Steel, these drivers are all from the 2002-2005 period, aka Taylormade's 'Golden Period')


- R500 Tour Driver (325cc)

- R510 Retail Driver (330cc)

- R540 Retail Driver (350cc)

- R580 Retail Driver (400cc)

- R510-TP Retail Driver (390cc)  
- R540 XD Retail Driver (400cc)

- R540XD-TP Tour Driver (400cc)

- R580 XD Retail Driver (450cc)

- R580XD-TP Tour Driver (450cc)  (This one is actually very similar to my current driver but it has more spin)


Note:  TM's Rescue-Mid Hybrids were also introduced during this period and are still quite relevant today! There is also a TP version of these Rescue-Mid Hybrids!

rescue-mid.jpg LIKE THE V-STEELS, RESCUE-MIDS REMAIN POPULAR!



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Posted 08 December 2017 - 07:56 AM

this is the only club that makes hitting a topflite or pinnacle feel good.
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Posted 08 December 2017 - 08:47 AM

View PostHoosierHacker89, on 19 November 2017 - 02:07 PM, said:

Anyone that has an extra 3 wood PM me.

sent you a PM

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