Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

TM SLDR vs. JetSpeed


  • Please log in to reply
13 replies to this topic

#1 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,031 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.8
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 63

Posted 25 November 2013 - 10:44 AM

IF you were in the market for a new TM driver, which would it be?

Discuss....

TM M1 9.5* - Rogue Silver 60
TM M1 15* - Rogue Silver 70
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52-56-60 Onyx DGTI s400
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


Wanna get rid of this ugly yellow box? And remove other annoying "stuff" in between posts? Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

1

#2 HipCheck

HipCheck

    Winter Blues

  • Marshals
  • 5,656 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 1164
  • Joined: 05/27/2005
  • Location:The Right Coast

Posted 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

2

#3 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,031 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.8
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 63

Posted 25 November 2013 - 10:53 AM

View PostHipCheck, on 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM, said:

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

I am a VERY high spin/high launch player.  Current in 913D3 8.5* w/ Speeder 7.2 TS.
TM M1 9.5* - Rogue Silver 60
TM M1 15* - Rogue Silver 70
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52-56-60 Onyx DGTI s400
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

3

#4 dbleag

dbleag

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,333 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 11778
  • Joined: 02/12/2006
  • Location:USA
GolfWRX Likes : 690

Posted 25 November 2013 - 11:24 AM

It would be interesting to see you hit a 10.5* SLDR, set to 9.75*, w/a similar shaft to the one you're now using.

4

#5 J13

J13

    60% of the time, every time.

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 11,978 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 76984
  • Joined: 03/08/2009
  • Location:Maryland
  • Handicap:+1.4
GolfWRX Likes : 4220

Posted 25 November 2013 - 11:24 AM

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 10:53 AM, said:

View PostHipCheck, on 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM, said:

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

I am a VERY high spin/high launch player.  Current in 913D3 8.5* w/ Speeder 7.2 TS.

The SLDR line is for you then.

Driver and 3w - Under Construction
Callaway 815 Alpha hybrid 20* (Veylix Rome 988X)
Srixon 745's 4-PW (Modus Tour 120 TX)
Callaway MD3 50, 54, 60 Modus3 125 wedge shaft
Odyssey #2 PT Protype

WITB
http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/topic/1108083-j13s-witb-little-callaway-present/page__st__1590

5

#6 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,031 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.8
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 63

Posted 25 November 2013 - 11:29 AM

View Postdbleag, on 25 November 2013 - 11:24 AM, said:

It would be interesting to see you hit a 10.5* SLDR, set to 9.75*, w/a similar shaft to the one you're now using.

The Speeder 6.3 TS, which is the standard TP shaft is close, think it could work?  OR is it that much different than the 7.2 TS?
TM M1 9.5* - Rogue Silver 60
TM M1 15* - Rogue Silver 70
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52-56-60 Onyx DGTI s400
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

6

#7 Ed Settle

Ed Settle

    #insideTMAG

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 4,543 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 64299
  • Joined: 08/27/2008
  • Location:Indianapolis, IN
  • Handicap:8.2
GolfWRX Likes : 1139

Posted 25 November 2013 - 11:36 AM

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 11:29 AM, said:

View Postdbleag, on 25 November 2013 - 11:24 AM, said:

It would be interesting to see you hit a 10.5* SLDR, set to 9.75*, w/a similar shaft to the one you're now using.

The Speeder 6.3 TS, which is the standard TP shaft is close, think it could work?  OR is it that much different than the 7.2 TS?

I would think you would want to stay with a 7.2 TS for less spin. The  .3 Speeder have a bit more spin.
Twitter: @Ed_Settle

Driver: TM R15 460 TP 12* Graphite Design GP-6 X+
Fairway: TM M2 3 HL 3 16.5* Speeder 757 TS Stiff
Hybrid: TM SLDR 3H 19* Project X 6.0 Steel
Driving Iron: TM UDI TP #4 23* Nippon Modus 105 S
Irons: TM PSi Tour 5-9 Nippon Modus 105 S
Wedges: TM R-Series EF 47/52/56/58 Tour Grind Nippon Modus 105 S
Putter: Toulon Garage Rochester Custom 34"
Ball: TM Tour Preferred X #11/Proto 5/5X

My WITB

7

#8 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,031 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.8
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 63

Posted 25 November 2013 - 12:16 PM

View Post2659edward, on 25 November 2013 - 11:36 AM, said:

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 11:29 AM, said:

View Postdbleag, on 25 November 2013 - 11:24 AM, said:

It would be interesting to see you hit a 10.5* SLDR, set to 9.75*, w/a similar shaft to the one you're now using.

The Speeder 6.3 TS, which is the standard TP shaft is close, think it could work?  OR is it that much different than the 7.2 TS?

I would think you would want to stay with a 7.2 TS for less spin. The  .3 Speeder have a bit more spin.


Just trying to save a little $$.
TM M1 9.5* - Rogue Silver 60
TM M1 15* - Rogue Silver 70
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52-56-60 Onyx DGTI s400
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

8

#9 drbonesvt

drbonesvt

    Hall of Fame

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 6,382 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 141067
  • Joined: 10/04/2011
  • Location:Out in the West Texas town of................
  • Handicap:WIP
GolfWRX Likes : 1217

Posted 25 November 2013 - 12:29 PM

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 10:53 AM, said:

View PostHipCheck, on 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM, said:

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

I am a VERY high spin/high launch player.  Current in 913D3 8.5* w/ Speeder 7.2 TS.

Beatiful combo right there, tipped?  But spins too much?

Edited by drbonesvt, 25 November 2013 - 12:30 PM.

Tour Issue ABTP 9* (8.5*) AD DI 8x
Tour Issue M2(v2 DF) 14.6* AD DI 9x Tipped 2" @ 43" |
Titleist 2i 18* T-MB GD Tour AD DI 105x |
Titleist MB 712 MB 3-PW (48* PW) DG x7 (1-2* weak)
54* SM5 S Grind (10*) DG TI S400 |60* SM5 Raw M Grind (8*) DG TI S400
Bettinardi BB8 Tri-plane Sight Dot / Blank Sole
Zcord Tour Issue .580 Ribbed sans wedges
WITB Link

9

#10 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,031 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.8
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 63

Posted 25 November 2013 - 12:55 PM

View Postdrbonesvt, on 25 November 2013 - 12:29 PM, said:

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 10:53 AM, said:

View PostHipCheck, on 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM, said:

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

I am a VERY high spin/high launch player.  Current in 913D3 8.5* w/ Speeder 7.2 TS.

Beatiful combo right there, tipped?  But spins too much?

Not tipped.  Spins good but I have lost distance with the Titleist.  Looking to get it BACK!

TM M1 9.5* - Rogue Silver 60
TM M1 15* - Rogue Silver 70
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52-56-60 Onyx DGTI s400
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


Wanna get rid of this ugly yellow box? And remove other annoying "stuff" in between posts? Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

10

#11 drbonesvt

drbonesvt

    Hall of Fame

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 6,382 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 141067
  • Joined: 10/04/2011
  • Location:Out in the West Texas town of................
  • Handicap:WIP
GolfWRX Likes : 1217

Posted 25 November 2013 - 01:23 PM

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 12:55 PM, said:

View Postdrbonesvt, on 25 November 2013 - 12:29 PM, said:

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 10:53 AM, said:

View PostHipCheck, on 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM, said:

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

I am a VERY high spin/high launch player.  Current in 913D3 8.5* w/ Speeder 7.2 TS.

Beatiful combo right there, tipped?  But spins too much?

Not tipped.  Spins good but I have lost distance with the Titleist.  Looking to get it BACK!

What loft where you using prior? / Driver where distance loss was not an issue

Edited by drbonesvt, 25 November 2013 - 01:24 PM.

Tour Issue ABTP 9* (8.5*) AD DI 8x
Tour Issue M2(v2 DF) 14.6* AD DI 9x Tipped 2" @ 43" |
Titleist 2i 18* T-MB GD Tour AD DI 105x |
Titleist MB 712 MB 3-PW (48* PW) DG x7 (1-2* weak)
54* SM5 S Grind (10*) DG TI S400 |60* SM5 Raw M Grind (8*) DG TI S400
Bettinardi BB8 Tri-plane Sight Dot / Blank Sole
Zcord Tour Issue .580 Ribbed sans wedges
WITB Link

11

#12 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 1,031 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.8
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 63

Posted 25 November 2013 - 02:14 PM

View Postdrbonesvt, on 25 November 2013 - 01:23 PM, said:

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 12:55 PM, said:

View Postdrbonesvt, on 25 November 2013 - 12:29 PM, said:

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 10:53 AM, said:

View PostHipCheck, on 25 November 2013 - 10:50 AM, said:

It depends if you need a little more spin, or need to knock spin off.

SLDR driver is better for me but JetSpeed FW / Hybrids are better for me.

I am a VERY high spin/high launch player.  Current in 913D3 8.5* w/ Speeder 7.2 TS.

Beatiful combo right there, tipped?  But spins too much?

Not tipped.  Spins good but I have lost distance with the Titleist.  Looking to get it BACK!

What loft where you using prior? / Driver where distance loss was not an issue

R11 9.5* @ 8* with ATTAS elements X
TM M1 9.5* - Rogue Silver 60
TM M1 15* - Rogue Silver 70
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52-56-60 Onyx DGTI s400
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

12

#13 tommyh9991

tommyh9991

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 220 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 80744
  • Joined: 04/21/2009
  • Handicap:2
GolfWRX Likes : 26

Posted 25 November 2013 - 11:18 PM

View PostSoonerChris, on 25 November 2013 - 10:44 AM, said:

IF you were in the market for a new TM driver, which would it be?

Discuss....

If you are looking to drop spin and don't need the latest and greatest give the R1 a shot. I have heard the white head is lower spin than the black. Don't know if their is any merit behind that but I dropped 500 rpm off my drives when I'm went from the 913d3 to the r1. I personally didn't care the the sldr at all. I was very inconsistent with the sldr.

I think you could save some money with the r1. Possibly even find one of the v2 heads for a steal now.

13

#14 Qegurezi

Qegurezi

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,761 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 29176
  • Joined: 05/19/2007
GolfWRX Likes : 203

Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:07 AM

The Jetspeed and SLDR actually have comparable spin rates.

14



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors