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#1 jrk

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Posted 12 May 2007 - 10:20 PM

Anyone know of a shaft, such as Rifle, etc, that might have similar characteristics/feel as this?

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Posted 12 May 2007 - 11:49 PM

I've heard that the ZZ65 is similar to Dynalite Gold.

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 04:56 AM

I'm definately not a shaft guru but the Ping web site says the Z-Z65 has playing characteristics similar to Dynamic Gold but at a lighter weight.  Based on that I'm thinking the DGS300 SL might be pretty similar.

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 05:07 AM

dg s-300 sl

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 05:54 AM

It's a custom shaft, using Ping specifications. It falls somewhere between the CSLite and DG, closer to the DGSL. Ball flight will be between these two. This from the Ping CS rep.

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 08:12 AM

The Z-Z65 shaft was designed to have the bend profile of the D S300 at about 12 grams lighter weight. As others have said it is a propetiary shaft that really has no close match. If you are looking to match similar ball flights look a the DG SL

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 08:27 AM

I agree with all that has been said above.  I played the ZZ-65 in a set of Ping I3 Blades for 5 years.  Switcjed last year to a set of MP-60s with the DGSL shaft and they seem to play very simular.

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Posted 13 May 2007 - 09:37 AM

This information is from the Ping website:

CS-LITE (Regular & Stiff): Weight: 93.9 ®, 107.3 (S) Torque: 1.8 ®, 1.7 (S) Description: Lightweight steel shaft that has a mid flex point and a mid to soft tip section. A very common shaft found in the G2 and G5 series. Ball Flight: This shaft is designed to hit the ball the highest of all of the shafts offered at this flex.

Z-Z65 (Stiff): Weight: 108.8g Torque: 1.6 Description: An updated version of the ZZ-Lite. Lightweight steel shaft that has a high flex point and stiff tip section. This shaft is only offered in stiff. The Z-Z65 is similar in flex to a Dynamic Gold S300, but is much lighter in weight. A very common shaft in ISI irons through current iron offerings. Ball Flight: This shaft is designed for a mid-ball flight due to the weight. It should fly lower then the CS-Lite and higher then the DGS and DGX.

ZZ-LITE (Stiff): Weight: 115.0g Torque: 1.9 Description: Very similar to the Z-Z65 but heavier in weight. The ZZ-Lite has a high flex point and stiff tip section. A very common shaft in Eye 2 irons. Ball Flight: Same as the Z-Z65. (NOT available for new orders)

JZ (Regular & Stiff): Weight: 109.8g ®, 115.1g (S) Torque: 1.9 ® 1.7 (S) Description: A mid weight steel shaft that plays a little softer than the Z-Z65 and ZZ-Lite. A very common shaft in Zing, Zing 2, and ISI irons. Ball Flight: Due to the mid flex point of this shaft it is designed to hit the ball between the CS-Lite and the Z-Z65. (NOT available for new orders)

DGS (Stiff): Weight: 124.5g Torque: 1.5 Description: Dynamic Gold S-400. A heavy shaft with a high flex point and a stiff tip section. Ball Flight: Weight of this shaft should hit the ball lower then all of the shafts except the DGX.

DGX (X-Stiff): Weight: 122.8g Torque: 1.4 Description: Dynamic Gold X-100. A heavy shaft with a high flex point and a very stiff tip section. Ball Flight: This shaft is heavy and aimed at players with a high swing speed or quick tempo. The shaft should produce the lowest ball flight of all shafts listed.

KT & KT-M (Stiff): Weight: 106g Torque: 1.9 Description: A mid weight shaft with a high flex point and stiff tip section. These shafts are most commonly found in Eye2, and Zing irons. Ball Flight: Mid, similar to ZZ-Lite (NOT available for new orders)

Microtaper (Stiff): Weight: 115g Torque: 1.9 Description: A mid-weight shaft with a high flex point and stiff tip section. This shaft is very similar to the KT Shaft. Most commonly found in the K series, Eye, and Eye 2 irons. Ball Flight: Mid, similar to ZZ-Lite (NOT available for new orders)


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Posted 13 May 2007 - 12:04 PM

Thanks all.  I have DGS300's in my MP 32's now.  I hit these pretty damn high.  I hit the S58 with these PING shafts much lower.  I also hit the Ben Hogan blade the other day with a Rifle 6 and this was much lower as well.  Funny thing is the Ben Hogan's loft is much weaker than my 32's.




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