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How many versions of the R1 are there?


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#61 Scott@84

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 10:55 PM

Pure gold. lol

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 11:15 PM

Checked my swing speed and it's not near 115mph... checked my handicap.. nope not near scratch or under.. guess I can live with retail for now... oh well maybe next year! :pardon:

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 08:32 AM

There are at least 4 versions that I have seen.

Retail- 460
v2- 420
one dot- lower launch
two dot- not sure yet

I believe the dots have something to do with the Center of gravity.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:19 AM

View Postwillpeoples, on 08 February 2013 - 08:32 AM, said:

There are at least 4 versions that I have seen.

Retail- 460
v2- 420
one dot- lower launch
two dot- not sure yet

I believe the dots have something to do with the Center of gravity.

Wow, my head is totally spinning now...

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 12:46 PM

View Postwillpeoples, on 08 February 2013 - 08:32 AM, said:

There are at least 4 versions that I have seen.

Retail- 460
v2- 420
one dot- lower launch
two dot- not sure yet

I believe the dots have something to do with the Center of gravity.

Here's my two dot head - what I know so far is that it's 440cc, different COG, at least .5 degrees open and flatter lie angle on "N" setting and so far has been very low launching.  It's the only head that I have gone UP in loft adjustment.  Mine is set at 9.5 and 1 open and launches about the same or a touch lower than the Covert Tour on 8.0 and VR LTD 8.5.

2 Dot on the left, retail on right.  Notice the difference in weight placement and different head shape in terms of CG and bulge/roll on the crown.  Fellow WRX'ers who follow my posts know that I am far from a TM fanboy, but this head is one of the best sounding and feeling heads I have hit.  

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 12:50 PM

that looks filthy sick!  much better shape.
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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:01 PM

Really nice job with the photos, Pure.  They show the differences clearly.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:05 PM

do you wrap that thing up with ghost tape every time you hit it? it looks pristine.
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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:11 PM

double dot is sick! headshape is perfect

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:11 PM

View PostCaesar Palache, on 08 February 2013 - 01:05 PM, said:

do you wrap that thing up with ghost tape every time you hit it? it looks pristine.

Keeps the spin down :)

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:16 PM

Pure, check you PMs for a wicked off the wall request. ;)

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:19 PM

View PostPure745, on 08 February 2013 - 01:11 PM, said:

View PostCaesar Palache, on 08 February 2013 - 01:05 PM, said:

do you wrap that thing up with ghost tape every time you hit it? it looks pristine.

Keeps the spin down :)

Helps maintain the resale value also...

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:20 PM

View PostSawgrass, on 08 February 2013 - 01:01 PM, said:

Really nice job with the photos, Pure.  They show the differences clearly.
+1 Fantastic pictures.
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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:28 PM

My comment is......... I don't really care and 99.9% of the golfing population doesn't either.  I like my R1 and everyone I've sold one to seems to be pretty happy with their's.  For the .01% who care, i'm sure all of you need a lower launching, lower spinning, less forgiving head, so cheers to you.

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:54 PM

That version looks sweet....is the crown any different?

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 01:58 PM

I'd be curious to know the if the R1 Dot that Will had has been USGA tested or approved (not on the list to my knowledge) or if it was just an R&D Prototype.  Crown graphics are different, and I'm fairly certain that you have to resubmit for approval for graphic changes too.  COG changes don't have to be resubmitted though.  I'm sure they are coming out with these heads though, they usually have a couple different versions, maybe the website isn't up to date.  My guess, is that Will's was a VERY early prototype, as they had several different shades of graphics in the early stages I believe.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:37 PM

Just posted this on another thread where Cesar was kind enough to post some pics of his V2 for comparison:

V2 left, retail right

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:45 PM

I see some very subtle changes in the 2 dot vs V2. Most noticeable, the 2 dot does not say "FACE ANGLE" near the compass, the face also might be a touch deeper on the 2 dot but hard to tell for certain.


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:48 PM

View Postscratchswinger, on 20 February 2013 - 01:45 PM, said:

I see some very subtle changes in the 2 dot vs V2. Most noticeable, the 2 dot does not say "FACE ANGLE" near the compass, the face also might be a touch deeper on the 2 dot but hard to tell for certain.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:47 PM

I feel that the 2 dot has to be a proto to the V2.
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:03 PM

Perhaps a TP version is coming that look like Version 2...




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