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#1 Golfjunki71

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:34 PM

So, I just bought a brand new 17 XTD hybrid and went straight to the range. Hit a buckets and love this thing, 250 off the deck , which is longer than my 5 wood. I can't hit a fade, just straight or draw. Then I took the sticker off and found this. I know it's just cosmetic and I know in mfg, there are defects that always get through, no matter ow thorough the mistake-proofing or inspection. However, why the $^&% would you put the sticker on and then the finish?

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:38 PM

That looks like crap but if your stripping a 4 wood dead straight or slight draw 250 Id disregard it and stock it in the bag.  With that said I'd contact Adams I'm sure they will replace it.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:58 PM

That zebra hits BOMBS!!!

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:45 PM

View PostdriverHATE, on 26 April 2012 - 10:58 PM, said:

That zebra hits BOMBS!!!

LOL.

I just hope I can hit my 14.5 250.  I'm glad you hit yours well though.  As sadi earlier they should fix that for you.  Give them a call and see.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:14 AM

Wow. My Pro Black looks like crap after using it for a while, that's just not even right. Seriously, what genius decided it would be a good idea to put the sticker on first?


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:36 AM

View PostDead Solid Perfect, on 26 April 2012 - 10:38 PM, said:

That looks like crap but if your stripping a 4 wood dead straight or slight draw 250 Id disregard it and stock it in the bag.  With that said I'd contact Adams I'm sure they will replace it.

Turn your lemon into lemonade, tape off the edges of the face and use even strokes with a really light grit sandpaper to take the finish all the way down. Then you'll have a custom XTD bomber.

Seriously though, every head and shaft play just a little different. You could get a new one but there's no guarantee it'll play exactly the way this one does.

Not the best advertising for Adams there, Quality control is important to ho's too.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:44 AM

What shaft you got in it?  I slice and balloon this thing like crazy.  (stock fubuki R)

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:47 AM

What is Adams' deal?  There is a thread on here about a guy who bought one online and when it was shipped they had spelled TECH, TEOH.  They also Mialigned the shaft
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:12 AM

Where did you buy the club?

View PostGolfjunki71, on 26 April 2012 - 10:34 PM, said:

So, I just bought a brand new 17 XTD hybrid and went straight to the range. Hit a buckets and love this thing, 250 off the deck , which is longer than my 5 wood. I can't hit a fade, just straight or draw. Then I took the sticker off and found this. I know it's just cosmetic and I know in mfg, there are defects that always get through, no matter ow thorough the mistake-proofing or inspection. However, why the $^&% would you put the sticker on and then the finish?


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:35 AM

View Postheavybladed, on 27 April 2012 - 12:36 AM, said:

Not the best advertising for Adams there, Quality control is important to ho's too.

I was hoping mine would have SLOT spelt with a U to make it the ultimate hoing club but Adams got it all correclty and I really like the look and feel of the club.


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:48 AM

View PostReckie, on 27 April 2012 - 06:35 AM, said:

View Postheavybladed, on 27 April 2012 - 12:36 AM, said:

Not the best advertising for Adams there, Quality control is important to ho's too.

I was hoping mine would have SLOT spelt with a U to make it the ultimate hoing club but Adams got it all correclty and I really like the look and feel of the club.

Hilarious!
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:26 AM

View PostReckie, on 27 April 2012 - 06:35 AM, said:

View Postheavybladed, on 27 April 2012 - 12:36 AM, said:

Not the best advertising for Adams there, Quality control is important to ho's too.

I was hoping mine would have SLOT spelt with a U to make it the ultimate hoing club but Adams got it all correclty and I really like the look and feel of the club.

This made me laugh. I will not be surprised if it happens to someone here. I guess in their rush to meet demands, the quality control has slipped a tad. Maybe we could patent a club with a Velocity Slut in it just for WRXers?
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:34 AM

Adams' QC is awful, just awful.

Edited by h0ss66, 27 April 2012 - 07:34 AM.


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:21 AM

View PostdriverHATE, on 26 April 2012 - 10:58 PM, said:

That zebra hits BOMBS!!!


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:22 AM

View PostGatorNate11, on 27 April 2012 - 12:14 AM, said:

Wow. My Pro Black looks like crap after using it for a while, that's just not even right. Seriously, what genius decided it would be a good idea to put the sticker on first?


Some genius

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:22 AM

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View Postjol, on 27 April 2012 - 06:12 AM, said:

Where did you buy the club?

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So, I just bought a brand new 17 XTD hybrid and went straight to the range. Hit a buckets and love this thing, 250 off the deck , which is longer than my 5 wood. I can't hit a fade, just straight or draw. Then I took the sticker off and found this. I know it's just cosmetic and I know in mfg, there are defects that always get through, no matter ow thorough the mistake-proofing or inspection. However, why the $^&% would you put the sticker on and then the finish?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:50 AM

Adam's quality control is shocking. It is a big reason I refuse to buy anything Adams.... that and the fact that the hold their resale value like a Kia

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:55 AM

View PostMschumacher, on 27 April 2012 - 12:44 AM, said:

What shaft you got in it?  I slice and balloon this thing like crazy.  (stock fubuki R)


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:11 AM

The club is in high demand so Adams and the manufacturing plants are cranking them out as fast as they can.  Sometimes things just get missed when you're in a hurry or under pressure.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:12 AM

View Posth0ss66, on 27 April 2012 - 07:34 AM, said:

Adams' QC is awful, just awful.

I would have to agree since there are three people now who have had issues with theirs already.  That stinks because Adams really does make some good sticks!


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:38 AM

I could only wish to hit a hybrid 250 off the deck.  I would have to tee up my driver and even then I would need a good shot.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:51 AM

You ever have one of those moments where something is so bad, you skip anger and go right into disbelief and laughter.  This is downright ridiculous.  Adams definitely owes you a new club and I would think a partial discount or refund at the very least.  I personally haven't had an issue with Adams, but mistakes are bound to happen.  Whatever route you choose, good luck to you.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:52 AM

View PostGoldenhawk, on 27 April 2012 - 09:11 AM, said:

The club is in high demand so Adams and the manufacturing plants are cranking them out as fast as they can.  Sometimes things just get missed when you're in a hurry or under pressure.


I understand that but no way you put a sticker on and them paint/finish. There is a process order that should be defined even in the smallest mom and pop shop.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:03 AM

I believe those are the new velocity alignment aids.  If you want to hit a fade, line the ball up with the outer splotch.  Draw with the inner splotch.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:45 AM

View PostSilverBullets, on 27 April 2012 - 04:47 AM, said:

What is Adams' deal?  There is a thread on here about a guy who bought one online and when it was shipped they had spelled TECH, TEOH.  They also Mialigned the shaft

I am pretty sure that club was a fake.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:29 PM

Jabroni, Nice avatar, Tyrian is the MAN ;)


Now if Tyrian, could hit the XTD 250 off the deck...I want one!

Edited by gulfgator, 27 April 2012 - 12:30 PM.


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:49 PM

Am I missing somethong here?  Mine looked the same way when I took the sticker off mine.  It is just adhesive and silver from the sticker.  Mine came right off.  Try cleaning it.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:56 PM

View PostGoldenhawk, on 27 April 2012 - 09:11 AM, said:

The club is in high demand so Adams and the manufacturing plants are cranking them out as fast as they can.  Sometimes things just get missed when you're in a hurry or under pressure.

+1

Waiting over a month for an xstff 19 deg hybrid, Jesus will fall out the sky again before I get the club

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:58 PM

[quote name='gulfgator' timestamp='1335547784' post='4801214']
Jabroni, Nice avatar, Tyrian is the MAN ;)


Now if Tyrian, could hit the XTD 250 off the deck...I want one!
[/quote


No joke I'm no where near the greatest golfer, I got the 19 degree stiff 250 off the deck

Its got a Barry bonds head on it , they are bombers

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 03:12 PM

View PostJayLefty, on 27 April 2012 - 10:45 AM, said:

View PostSilverBullets, on 27 April 2012 - 04:47 AM, said:

What is Adams' deal?  There is a thread on here about a guy who bought one online and when it was shipped they had spelled TECH, TEOH.  They also Mialigned the shaft

I am pretty sure that club was a fake.

That actually turned out to be real believe or not...


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