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#1 xerpro

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 12:33 PM



That Nike's next driver release will be 1 color....Shaft, grip and head.....

RED.....
Thoughts on that????


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Posted 21 May 2012 - 12:45 PM

YA right!!!  Sounds LAME!!!!

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#3 xerpro

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 12:47 PM

Thats exactly what I said when I was told on Saturday!!!
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 12:49 PM

I just heard a maroon color crown with compression channels on top and bottom of fairway woods. Don't know about driver or red shaft though.
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#5 xerpro

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 12:53 PM

View Postnogamejames, on 21 May 2012 - 12:49 PM, said:

I just heard a maroon color crown with compression channels on top and bottom of fairway woods. Don't know about driver or red shaft though.

Maroon actually makes more sense....
And i guess it is a shade of red

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 12:58 PM

I'm not sure a red headed club will be a top seller for Nike IMHO.  That could be an appetite for disaster...

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:11 PM

I'm not in to redheads.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:20 PM

I think this would make more people not look at any of Nike's products.  Nike makes outstanding golf products, but making a driver/club "red/maroon" to make it the next "white" is just horrible marketing/design.  Stick to making great products and expand on the technology, not what color or type of paint is on the club.  If it really is red or maroon, I will not even try it.  


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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:21 PM

View PostMarkFromTheUK, on 21 May 2012 - 01:11 PM, said:

I'm not in to redheads.
I like 'em.  They're feisty!  :D

But on a driver, probably not.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:28 PM

I'm a Nike supporter but that would be AWFUL.  HOLY CRAP AWFUL

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:30 PM

no way

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:46 PM

Gross.


But I'm sure there will be the .5% who will think it's the greatest thing since sliced bread.  I believe I read a few posts where some person(s) were angry that the Razr Fit TA wasn't green everwhere except on the bottom.

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 02:15 PM

Love it if the face is as hot as the VRS pro!

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 02:38 PM

Maybe it will look like the old Taylor Made R7 CGB

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 03:03 PM

Maybe it will be a special release? Made me think of this Krank driver.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 03:31 PM

View PostSoCalTitleist, on 21 May 2012 - 02:38 PM, said:

Maybe it will look like the old Taylor Made R7 CGB


That's what I was thinking too.

Wilson made a maroon driver head also. It's actually not a bad color. As long as it's not Fire Engine Red, it might not be so bad.

Remember when everyone said .. "A white driver .. Who is going to buy that?".  :rolleyes:

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 03:38 PM

Yeah I remember the R7 CGB.  Interesting club.  Once at a golf show, I almost bought a 3w.  It was sitting there un used, stiff flex, $100.  I thought about it.  I really did.

My idiot friend has a red driver, that is some type of long drive head.  It is weird though, it is 11* w/ a 65g regular flex grafalloy pro launch blue I think.  I teed of with it and it went just stupidly high.  Perhaps it was that Krank head?  I didn't check and I don't plan on playing with him any time soon so we may never know.

But I don't think maroon would be that bad.  I'd certainly give it a smack.  Nike really do make some of the best products out there, they don't get enough credit.  I have a VR Pro Ltd. Edition 3w and it is a monster, also use a method on and off and owned an SQ2, as well as a VR Pro Str8-fit Tour and a Nike SQ Sumo2 5900.  All were/are very good clubs.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 03:40 PM

I wonder what red shaft they will put in it?  I hope a real one for the sake of all that is good and pure in this forsaken universe.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 04:46 PM

Haha oh what an eye sore that shall be.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 04:48 PM

So much judgement when no one appears to have seen it.

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 05:00 PM

If taylormade did it they would have record sales.

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 05:12 PM

A white driver...sounds awful!   Sold like crazy.
A persimmon color driver..sounds awful!  Sold like crazy.
A driver named Rocketballz...sounds awful!  Sold like crazy.

I think I am noticing a pattern here.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 05:48 PM

Hope thats not true, Nike is finally producing some top quality clubs and this would be a step in the wrong direction...

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 07:11 PM

I hope they call it The Ginger Beast

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 07:14 PM

View PostYepyukon, on 21 May 2012 - 05:12 PM, said:

A white driver...sounds awful!   Sold like crazy.
A persimmon color driver..sounds awful!  Sold like crazy.
A driver named Rocketballz...sounds awful!  Sold like crazy.

I think I am noticing a pattern here.

LOL perfect!

Although red?  I am very skeptical.

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 07:31 PM

It will be so lightweight and sooo red that golfers with high swing speeds will create a red Nike "Swoosh" after-image a fraction of a second after their swing.
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Posted 21 May 2012 - 08:49 PM

Rumor is 100% untrue....

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 08:56 PM

View PostMarkFromTheUK, on 21 May 2012 - 01:11 PM, said:

I'm not in to redheads.


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Posted 21 May 2012 - 09:04 PM

.....monkey see.....monkey do......

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 09:19 PM

Haha, Imagine tiger with a red driver.. LOL. I can't see this happening.


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