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Hunter Mahan's Driver Shaft?


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#1 golflefty

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:05 PM

Can anybody tell me what shaft Hunter is playing in his driver this week at the match play? Caught a glimpse of the graphics and looked like a Phenom, but the shaft is red instead of gray/black. Any ideas? Thanks.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:13 PM

RIP Phenom NL. Some say its stands for nasty long. It's low/low and very tip stiff. Mostly tour only - but have seen some on eBay
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Posted 23 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

Thats a combination of a high launching head with a low spinning low launch shaft....Best of both worlds.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:22 PM

It's a pretty low spinning head relative to its launch.  Lofts equal its 1.2 degrees higher launching than G20 but 100 rpm lower spinning.  I believe it's 60-X Phenom NL at 45.25... I've hit the shaft it's very very similar to the rest of the ones he played most recently... 6M3 Black and Tour Spec 6.2..
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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:38 PM

I'd like to try the 60 X, NOT Tour X. Can't handle the tip-stiffness of a tour X. Love the upper 60s/near 70g weight for a driver.

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 01:59 PM

I have a RIP PhenomNL in my 910 D2. Bought it from Will Peeples. It is one of the smoothest, lowest spinning shafts i have ever seen. Driver is a rocket.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 04:23 PM

Anyone know his fairway shaft?
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

I also have a RIP Phenom NL on my RBZ Tour 9*. I <3 it.

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 04:55 PM

Phenom NL = Phenomenal

HaHa..... That's so not very clever.  However It's the shaft I'd most like to test drive right now.

Any real life comparisons against the RIP Alpha? Just as stable?
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 05:19 PM

More stable, less boardy, a little more feedback.

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 05:23 PM

View PostSweetTeaGolfer, on 24 February 2013 - 04:23 PM, said:

Anyone know his fairway shaft?

Looks to be a tour ad bb but not sure on weight

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 05:29 PM

Fairway shaft is either the GT or BB.  Hard to tell from TV
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 05:29 PM

I have a Phenom NL 70X for sale in LH BST for a reasonable price if you'd like to try it.

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:08 PM

View PostJ13, on 24 February 2013 - 05:29 PM, said:

Fairway shaft is either the GT or BB.  Hard to tell from TV

It's a GT.  I played 18 with a G25 with GT-6X in Phoenix this week.  Awesome feeling shaft.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 10:21 PM

View PostSurfinTurf, on 24 February 2013 - 04:55 PM, said:

Phenom NL = Phenomenal

HaHa..... That's so not very clever.  However It's the shaft I'd most like to test drive right now.

Any real life comparisons against the RIP Alpha? Just as stable?

That's actually what they were going for with the "NL" after Phenom... Phenom-A-NL

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 06:37 AM

I just put the 70 Tour X in my 913 and absolutely love it. Actually went up a little bit on the loft I normally play because the shaft really cut down on the spin from the stock shaft. Loving it so far.
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

View PostJ.W., on 24 February 2013 - 06:08 PM, said:

View PostJ13, on 24 February 2013 - 05:29 PM, said:

Fairway shaft is either the GT or BB.  Hard to tell from TV

It's a GT.  I played 18 with a G25 with GT-6X in Phoenix this week.  Awesome feeling shaft.

You talking the driver or 3 wood?     And with GD, don't they all feel awesome lol.  Love the BB in the Xtreme head, might try the 7.2 Tour spec speeder not sure how much of a difference it would be.
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:05 AM

Do u guys know what the specs are for the 60 and 70 stiff in this shaft?  Don't see the NL on aldila's website.....
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 01:28 PM

View PostJ13, on 25 February 2013 - 07:12 AM, said:

View PostJ.W., on 24 February 2013 - 06:08 PM, said:

View PostJ13, on 24 February 2013 - 05:29 PM, said:

Fairway shaft is either the GT or BB.  Hard to tell from TV

It's a GT.  I played 18 with a G25 with GT-6X in Phoenix this week.  Awesome feeling shaft.

You talking the driver or 3 wood? And with GD, don't they all feel awesome lol.  Love the BB in the Xtreme head, might try the 7.2 Tour spec speeder not sure how much of a difference it would be.

Hunter has it in the 3 wood... I played it in the driver.
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 02:15 PM

View PostImp, on 24 February 2013 - 05:19 PM, said:

More stable, less boardy, a little more feedback.

Thanks, I'll have to pull the trigger then.  Heard it was softer in the butt section. That was my only concern.  I'd already planned to try one in a G25 so it really caught my attention when I saw Mahan playing that same set up. Maybe I'll throw an orange NDMC on it. HaHa

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 04:43 PM

View Postpdaero, on 23 February 2013 - 10:38 PM, said:

I'd like to try the 60 X, NOT Tour X. Can't handle the tip-stiffness of a tour X. Love the upper 60s/near 70g weight for a driver.

The Tour X are not stiffer than the std X they just have lower torque.
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