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#1 D4uphin

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:02 PM

Hi all,

I have stumbled across this Napa during a big clear out of golf clubs. I realise it is a Titleist Scotty Napa, but I cannot find it on the Cameron Archive. All of the napas listed there do not have this polished chrome finish.

I am no Scotty expert, but would love to know a bit about this putter ie year or any particular story behind its release. Many thanks for any input.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:07 PM

http://www.scottycam...=87&seasonID=14

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:17 PM

View Postram01002, on 30 January 2013 - 12:07 PM, said:


I thought the '95 classic Napa had a dark finish. Certainly seems that way in the picture, especially considering all of the other classics were finished black gloss???

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:28 PM

Maybe someone may have taken the gun blue off and polished it?  It sure does look like the classic 95 version though.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:34 PM

Thanks bu11dog. It would seem that way. Is anybody else able to she'd some light?


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 12:34 PM

yep, classic with finish change....I agree with bu11dog

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:45 PM

Looks awesome!! great find I have the same one but its all rusted
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

Thanks Chris. Does it have any sort of value?

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 01:58 PM

View PostD4uphin, on 30 January 2013 - 01:51 PM, said:

Thanks Chris. Does it have any sort of value?

Yes!! this type of putter can be valuable ive seen them on ebay go 400+ in great condition
Nike Vapor Pro 9.5 Diamana blue 60X
Taylormade Stage 2 Tour ADDI 80X
Nike 2 iron proto
Nike Vapor Pro 3-PW S300
Nike VR pro 54 + 60
Scotty Cameron Oil can santa fe

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 02:01 PM

View PostD4uphin, on 30 January 2013 - 01:51 PM, said:

Thanks Chris. Does it have any sort of value?

Your putter, obviously, is in GREAT condition!!

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Taylormade Stage 2 Tour ADDI 80X
Nike 2 iron proto
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Nike VR pro 54 + 60
Scotty Cameron Oil can santa fe

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 02:17 PM

Even though its had a new finish? Wow, would never had thought such an old putter would be worth so much. I have to say its in immaculate condition, looks as if its never seen a green. I shall be keeping hold of it as it used to belong to my dad. Thanks for all of your input.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:53 AM

Of course the big question is, how's it roll?
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:25 AM

View PostD4uphin, on 30 January 2013 - 02:17 PM, said:

Even though its had a new finish? Wow, would never had thought such an old putter would be worth so much. I have to say its in immaculate condition, looks as if its never seen a green. I shall be keeping hold of it as it used to belong to my dad. Thanks for all of your input.

Yep. She's a beauty. I love the old classic heads even without the gun blue.

My brother bought me a Laguna in that same line and I'll NEVER get rid of it.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:38 AM

View PostGraymulligan, on 31 January 2013 - 09:53 AM, said:

Of course the big question is, how's it roll?

It rolls real well, just perhaps a bit too traditional looking for me. I'm sure there's a reason no tour guys use the 8802 style.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:09 AM

some Cameron purists may frown upon the aftermarket refinish, which in turn may affect the value (not worth as much).

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:24 AM

View Postjsanatx, on 31 January 2013 - 11:09 AM, said:

some Cameron purists may frown upon the aftermarket refinish, which in turn may affect the value (not worth as much).

I wonder if it's an aftermarket finish or just buffed the finish off?  I can't remember what these putters look like without the blue.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:37 AM

I guess it all depends on your definition of refinish.  taking off the original finish (whether by buffing or otherwise) and applying a new finish, other than original, or in this case buffing it out, is to me a refinish.  I don't think Scotty's Custom Shop would buff out the original finish and thus would be considered aftermarket.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:50 AM

I think I'm eventually gonna send it to the CS to have it restored to its original gun blue. I really like the chrome finish, but if I'm gonna keep it, it may as well be in its former glory with a new shaft, original grip & headcover. Could be the start of a collection......

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:15 PM

I think that's the best option.  Also, keep in mind that the GB finish is not very durable and may rub off after use.  You may consider going with the new Black Oxide Mist or the Oil Can Mist finishes.  They are a $50 upcharge, but they're worth it, because they will not rub off.  Good luck
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:57 PM

Hmmm, does the face look funny to anyone else? I don't see any mill marks and the angle of the neck to the blade looks funny? I'm prob just getting an optical illusion from the angle, a straight on face shot would be nice


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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:00 AM

That putter must suck at high noon.  Wear your welding glasses

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:27 AM

Face on shot as requested. There is no milling on the face, it's as smooth as a dolphins nose. I agree the finish would suck on a bright day, could always try and melt ants with it. See what you think.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:53 PM

No question that it is an aftermarket finish mod.  I would have no problem paying $300 for this and spending another $150 to restore it.  These are some of the best Camerons out there, and the Napa is one of the most desireable.  Great putter, if you like the polished naked look, roll with it.




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