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Nunchuk XI Iron shafts shot at 2012 McGladrey Classic


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#1 pga43

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:31 PM

New iron shaft that Nunchuk is bringing to the Tour.


Two different paint jobs that they working on.  Solid silver/grey or the silver-grey & burgundy shaft.  They are also trying to decide on the graphics.

Looking at doing the silver/grey shaft with a burgundy block on the underside with white graphics, similar to what is on the burgundy & silver/grey shaft.


Thoughts on graphics?


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The shaft is 104g and the torque is 3.3. Same concept as the Nunchuk wood and hybrid shafts - no flex, one model for all golfers, no tip trimming.





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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:33 PM

Kinda like the graphics. Would love to give these a whirl

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:34 PM

Any idea on the profile?

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:35 PM

I like the silver. Whats the weight of these things?
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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:38 PM

both colors  seems clean,  how an iron shaft should be....   i would maybe try a nunchuck  for the top part and the link connected the bottom part... right below the grip    ,,,  might be good for people to spot the nunchuck link and instantly know what the shaft is...


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:41 PM

Silver looks good.
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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:48 PM

Silver...I like the clean looks. Same reason some install label down when they can......

Will these be heavyish to allow swapping into steel shafted clubs with little fuss? That would be sweet.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:54 PM

View PostKYMAR, on 16 October 2012 - 04:35 PM, said:

I like the silver. Whats the weight of these things?
Burgundy for me, but same question...

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 04:59 PM

View Posttbowles411, on 16 October 2012 - 04:54 PM, said:

View PostKYMAR, on 16 October 2012 - 04:35 PM, said:

I like the silver. Whats the weight of these things?
Burgundy for me, but same question...

As soon as I get the particulars on the shafts I will post.  Based on what the driver weighs, I'd guess these will be on the heavy side and pretty firm but I could be wrong.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:06 PM

I like the all silver. Two toned irons shaft never really fit my eye.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:08 PM

View Postpga43, on 16 October 2012 - 04:59 PM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 16 October 2012 - 04:54 PM, said:

View PostKYMAR, on 16 October 2012 - 04:35 PM, said:

I like the silver. Whats the weight of these things?
Burgundy for me, but same question...

As soon as I get the particulars on the shafts I will post.  Based on what the driver weighs, I'd guess these will be on the heavy side and pretty firm but I could be wrong.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 05:13 PM

View Posttbowles411, on 16 October 2012 - 04:54 PM, said:

View PostKYMAR, on 16 October 2012 - 04:35 PM, said:

I like the silver. Whats the weight of these things?
Burgundy for me, but same question...
  +1 I love the burgundy color too
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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:04 PM

I seem to be the minority here, but wish they had colors other than purple. I play the nunchuk in my 3 wood and hybrid for the performance, which is by far the most important issue for me, but just wish they weren't purple.

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:07 PM

Isn't purple a gorgeous color if you get my drift?  Anyways I'd def do the burgundy!

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 06:26 PM

View PostSMUGamer, on 16 October 2012 - 06:04 PM, said:

I seem to be the minority here, but wish they had colors other than purple. I play the nunchuk in my 3 wood and hybrid for the performance, which is by far the most important issue for me, but just wish they weren't purple.

Just an FYI, the shaft is burgundy not purple.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:20 PM

View PostInstant Offense, on 16 October 2012 - 04:34 PM, said:

Any idea on the profile?


The shaft is 104g and the torque is 3.3. Same concept as the Nunchuk wood and hybrid shafts - no flex, one model for all golfers, no tip trimming.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:24 PM

for irons I like the silver. Nunchuck is a great shaft
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Posted 16 October 2012 - 08:47 PM

Are these GRAPHITE or STEEL? I get that question all the time with the Ctapers, but curious...???? I can't tell from the pic's....
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Posted 16 October 2012 - 11:06 PM

very interesting, but how much are these going to cost?

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 02:01 AM

I prefer the look of the burgundy shaft.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:42 AM

I like the idea and would maybe try them, but to me both color schemes look like women's shafts.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 05:03 AM

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Are these GRAPHITE or STEEL? I get that question all the time with the Ctapers, but curious...???? I can't tell from the pic's....
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Posted 17 October 2012 - 06:15 AM

Silver on the irons.  These look like a great option for my 3 or 4 iron.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:30 AM

Personally, I don't like either the silver/grey or the burgundy & silver, but the silver/grey is the lesser of the two evils. I don't mind colors on wood shafts but I hate any sort of distraction on irons. The cleaner/simpler the better for me.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:11 AM

Two tone is terrible- go with the silver. Would love to try these!


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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:22 AM

Hi Scooter - I like the silver as well.

Don't get me wrong - I'm not putting down the shaft - but - Unfortunately I still believe that Nunchuk is for the 'rich and famous' - I would love to try one - but for an average shmuck like me and maybe you  - it's way to expensive. I'm thinking an iron shaft might be around $150 to $200 maybe more.

If someone is going to develop a new shaft it's got to be affordable to the masses. The Recoil is a new design - not sure of the price - the Aerotechs are a great shaft and much more affordable.  High end yes - but - everyone can't afford a Porsche in today's economy.  Anybody agree ?

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 12:36 PM

The burgandy is hideious.  But then I'm not the typical golfer, being gay and posessing refined taste, so the burgandy probably won't hurt sales.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:18 PM

View PostWoodrow, on 17 October 2012 - 11:22 AM, said:

Hi Scooter - I like the silver as well.

Don't get me wrong - I'm not putting down the shaft - but - Unfortunately I still believe that Nunchuk is for the 'rich and famous' - I would love to try one - but for an average shmuck like me and maybe you  - it's way to expensive. I'm thinking an iron shaft might be around $150 to $200 maybe more.

If someone is going to develop a new shaft it's got to be affordable to the masses. The Recoil is a new design - not sure of the price - the Aerotechs are a great shaft and much more affordable.  High end yes - but - everyone can't afford a Porsche in today's economy.  Anybody agree ?

Where are you getting 200 per for an iron shaft? They actually want to sell some right? Are you just guessing?
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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:02 PM

I like the burgundy.
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Posted 18 October 2012 - 08:11 AM

Kymar I must admit that is a guess. If the driver shaft is $400 plus in Canada I'm thinking that might be the price. I hope they can put this iron shaft in the $50 range. That would make it competitive to some of the newer shafts like the Recoil from UST and the Aerotechs. Again - this is a phenomenal shaft - and I hope it's available to 'Joe Six Pack' of the golfing community.


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