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What is on my rife putter?


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#1 Dantastic

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:40 AM

Purchased a tour issue rife hybrid putter and noticed a raised circle on the top line heel. No idea what it is, any ideas?

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:42 AM

I'm going to guess just some added weight that a player wanted added on the heel side of the putter for whatever reason.

Could be wrong.
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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:43 AM

Looks like a similar to See- More putter shaft alignment aide so at address the shaft  would obscure the dot/circle from view thus giving you assurance you have not lofted or de-lofted the face
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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:46 AM

as is shown in this description

http://www.seemore.c...logy/alignment/
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Posted 29 January 2013 - 09:33 AM

my guess: it's where they drill for the shaft on the heel-shafted version


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Posted 29 January 2013 - 12:24 PM

It is a mid length putter so I could see it being added weight... However that's what the weight ports in the back are for.  Avgjoe's guess makes sense but I haven't seen any other center shafted rife hybrids with this.  



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Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:35 PM

View PostDantastic, on 29 January 2013 - 12:24 PM, said:

It is a mid length putter so I could see it being added weight... However that's what the weight ports in the back are for.  Avgjoe's guess makes sense but I haven't seen any other center shafted rife hybrids with this.  

But extra weight at that spot on the heal would affect how it "swings." that's the reason I say that.

All that said, I have no idea. That wouldn't make much sense to me on an adjustable weight center shafted putter either.
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 11:29 AM

Here is how Scotty does the same thing on his Center shafted  offering....its just a shaft alignment guide.....

http://www.scottycam...=107&seasonID=6
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