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#1 Toddo64

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 03:29 PM

Just wanted to ask those of you who have played the RBZ 14.5 tour or 15 degree wood about length.  I am considering cutting my down from 43 1/2 to 43 inches.  Those of you who have done that, did it help you that much?  Thanks!

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 04:15 PM

I have the RBZ Tour, with Matrix Ozik HD8..   it's the stock RBZ length,and I'm DEFINITELY thinking about going down a half inch.

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 04:56 PM

When I reshafted mine I went down to 42.75"...to me the 43.5 stock length just felt long if that makes any sense. It didn't feel right standing over it, and I missed in on the heel more than I do now. I'm 6'4" and that stock length was a tad long

Edited by AGBear, 04 November 2012 - 04:58 PM.


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Posted 04 November 2012 - 05:08 PM

Play the 14.5 Tour and cut it down 1".  Much, much easier to control and still significantly longer for me than my old R11
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Posted 04 November 2012 - 06:48 PM

I play it at 43" and like it very much

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 08:47 PM

After shortening did you guys add any weight back?
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Posted 04 November 2012 - 09:02 PM

I play a very heavy shaft in mine (Ozik HD8), so I wno't be after taking a half inch off..

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:31 PM

Ordered mine ½" short so couldn't answer about weight but I felt the standard length was a bit much. 70g shaft feels fine though.

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:37 PM

42.5 in the 15* and 41.5 in the 5 wood.  5'10" tall, standard length 'arms'.  Hit them better at this length more often and much longer than I ever did at 43.5 in the 3 wood.  These are way to long for most standard height people that I have sold them too...many come back and have me take theirs down an .5 to a full inch all the time.  can always extend them later...cost of a grip to take them down..do a 1/2 inch at a time till you are killing them consistently..!!

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 10:44 PM

i shortened it to 43 inches with a Diamana Ilima 70 shaft and added two strips of lead tape.


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Posted 05 November 2012 - 11:46 PM

Stock length with a PX-10A2.  But I've been playing a 43.5" fairway for years.
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