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#1 SoonerChris

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 10:44 AM

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

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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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?
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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.
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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.


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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.

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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!

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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.

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M1 TS 14.2* GD Tour AD DI 9x | Titleist 2i 18* T-MB GD Tour AD DI 105x |
Txxxxx R9 TP B stamp (zero offset) 3-PW (48* PW) DG x7 (1-2* weak)
54* SM5 M Grind (10*) DG TI S400 |60* SM6 L Grind (4*) DG TI S400
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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

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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.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:07 AM

The Jetspeed and SLDR actually have comparable spin rates.

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