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New True Temper powder-coated steel wedge shaft spotted at the 2013 Farmer's Insurance Open


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#1 pga43

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:14 PM

TT is testing some new powder-coated steel wedge shafts, that they will do on a very limited basis.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:17 PM

Look great!!

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:22 PM

Love it

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:24 PM

Love it

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:26 PM

Oh. I was actually expecting something other than their current shaft in a new colour scheme. It's a DG painted black - hardly ground breaking TT.


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Posted 21 January 2013 - 03:30 PM

View Postjaskanski, on 21 January 2013 - 03:26 PM, said:

Oh. I was actually expecting something other than their current shaft in a new colour scheme. It's a DG painted black - hardly ground breaking TT.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 04:16 PM

If that's just a tour issue dg wedge shaft powder coated then its hardly a prototype and a little late to the game.  But what's the deal with the pictures that show a transition from a black section to a chromed section? Is this some type of bi matrix wedge shaft?  More info please!

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 04:32 PM

View PostT Shaf, on 21 January 2013 - 04:16 PM, said:

If that's just a tour issue dg wedge shaft powder coated then its hardly a prototype and a little late to the game.  But what's the deal with the pictures that show a transition from a black section to a chromed section? Is this some type of bi matrix wedge shaft?  More info please!

I'm no expert, but it's probably the part where the grip goes. Hence it probably doesn't need paint?

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 04:51 PM

Yep now that I look more at the pics it's def the butt end of the shaft...so is it a prototype high spinning finish that keeps trajectory down?

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

Can't wait to see if differences appear between then and now.


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Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:59 PM

Does anyone else just find it amazing that TT has not found a way to make Dynamic Gold any better?  I mean wasn't that shaft initially created in the '70s?  Hard for me to believe with all the changes in golf that Dynamic Gold has stood the test of time.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:35 AM

View PostLacey Underall, on 21 January 2013 - 09:59 PM, said:

Does anyone else just find it amazing that TT has not found a way to make Dynamic Gold any better?  I mean wasn't that shaft initially created in the '70s?  Hard for me to believe with all the changes in golf that Dynamic Gold has stood the test of time.

But it has, so why change? They obviously have it dialed in if so many tour pros are using them. It's the most used iron shaft on tour as far as I can tell.
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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:46 AM

You don't alter the cash cow!  Anything different will be called something different in case it isn't well received it won't give DG a bad name.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:48 AM

View PostLacey Underall, on 21 January 2013 - 09:59 PM, said:

Does anyone else just find it amazing that TT has not found a way to make Dynamic Gold any better?  I mean wasn't that shaft initially created in the '70s?  Hard for me to believe with all the changes in golf that Dynamic Gold has stood the test of time.

But they did, didn't they? Yeah, they tightened the weight tolerances, gave them a new label with Tour Issue on it and decided to charge over 3 x's the retail price =  tour issue DG!  It's not like the average guy like us needs a tighter tolerance shaft. I love DG shafts but honestly TT has done nothing innovative in a while except to admit they could have better tolerances and charge us out the arse for it!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:01 PM

I really like them and would game them if available.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

Looks good to me!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:43 PM

TT already offers a black wedge shaft, s400, for $20. How does this differ?
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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:54 PM

It's a nice looking shaft, but the chrome section detracts from it.
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Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:57 PM

More color options TT?

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:19 PM

View Postgolf_junkie27, on 22 January 2013 - 12:43 PM, said:

TT already offers a black wedge shaft, s400, for $20. How does this differ?
Not a lot. It's a plain old DG painted black. Obviously, it has the rustic charm of the TI label that will cost you considerably more.

View PostSean2, on 22 January 2013 - 12:54 PM, said:

It's a nice looking shaft, but the chrome section detracts from it.
The chrome section will be largely trimmed off and the remainder is under grip. Hence you won't see it on a finished club


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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:37 PM

Interesting.  Does the coating actually do anything performance-wise or is for looks only?

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:44 PM

View PostJohnny T, on 22 January 2013 - 04:37 PM, said:

Interesting.  Does the coating actually do anything performance-wise or is for looks only?
Lol - it more than likely throws the weight sorting tolerance of the TI off. But then again, TI is for looks only too isn't it?

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 04:51 PM

Is it me or does the finish look like it's not holding up that well in some of the pics?

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:50 PM

This shaft is a result of player requests for a black DG shaft for wedges. Not a prototype or something to be launched, just one offs for a few players.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

Odd. I've never heard of anyone having issues with glare from a chrome shaft in over 35 years of playing golf. Why the sudden need for a black shaft now? Or is it purely a fashion trend?


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Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

powder coated. I'm in.
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:14 PM

Vibrant Golf charges $25 a shaft, wonder what the upcharge for these is?

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:00 PM

they look pretty cheap imo. they offered a black nickel wedge shaft a few years ago now those looked amazing. these not so much

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:12 PM

Love this look!  I would scoop this up in a heartbeat

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:02 AM

Bout time someone powder coated shafts. True temper let us now how this holds up. Just another way to pimp out your set.


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