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

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,038 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.0
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 68

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
TM M1 19*
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Vokey SM6 52-56-60
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#2 HipCheck

HipCheck

    Drive goals.

  • Marshals
  • 5,792 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

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,038 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.0
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 68

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
TM M1 19*
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Vokey SM6 52-56-60
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

3

#4 dbleag

dbleag

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,634 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 11778
  • Joined: 02/12/2006
  • Location:USA
GolfWRX Likes : 887

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
  • 12,509 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 76984
  • Joined: 03/08/2009
  • Location:Maryland
  • Handicap:+1.6
GolfWRX Likes : 5225

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.

Ping G400 LST 8.5* / Mitsu Kuro Kage Dual Core XT 70TX
Callaway 3Deep 14.5 Xphlexxx Agera 82g RF Proto
Taylormade UDI 2 iron (UST Proforce V2)
Srixon 745's 4-PW (Modus Tour 120 TX)
Callaway MD3 50, 54, 60 Modus3 125 wedge shaft
Odyssey White Hot Versa #6

WITB
http://www.golfwrx.c.../page__st__1590

5

#6 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,038 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.0
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 68

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
TM M1 19*
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Vokey SM6 52-56-60
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

6

#7 Ed Settle

Ed Settle

    #InsideTMAG

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 5,072 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 64299
  • Joined: 08/27/2008
  • Location:Indianapolis, IN
  • Handicap:8.2
GolfWRX Likes : 1507

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 2017 Tour Issue M1 460 10.5 Graphite Design TP-6 X
Fairway: TM 2016 Tour Issue M2 3/15* Graphite Design Tour AD TP-7 Stiff
Hybrid: Open
Driving Iron: TM P-790 4/23* DG 105 S
Irons: TM P-770 4-PW Nippon Modus 105 S
Wedges: TM MG 50SB/54LB/58HB DG Wedge
Putter: Toulon Garage Rochester 34", First of Madison #11/100 34", Garage Colts Blue Indianapolis 34", Garage Columbus 34
Ball: TM TP5

My WITB

7

#8 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,038 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.0
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 68

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
TM M1 19*
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Vokey SM6 52-56-60
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

8

#9 drbonesvt

drbonesvt

    Hall of Fame

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 6,866 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 141067
  • Joined: 10/04/2011
  • Location:Out in the West Texas town of................
  • Handicap:WIP
GolfWRX Likes : 1473

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.

M2 17' 9.5* (xxKxx / v2) Ahina ION 80X @ 44-7/8"
M2 16'(Tour issue DF) 14.6* Diamana D+ 90 TX (Tipped 2') 43" |
Titleist 2i 17* T-MB GD Tour AD DI 105x | <
*testing shafts*Mizuno MP18 3-PW (48* PW)DG x7 or x100 (2* weak)
52 (54*) SM6 F Grind (8 to 10*) DG TI X7 |60* SM6 Wedge Works 60* (10*) DG TI X7
Bettinardi BB8 Tri-plane Sight Dot / Blank Sole 35.25 w/ pp58 Midsized
Zcord Tour Issue .580 Ribbed sans wedges
all woods & 2i hot melted WITB Link

9

#10 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,038 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.0
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 68

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
TM M1 19*
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Vokey SM6 52-56-60
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


10

#11 drbonesvt

drbonesvt

    Hall of Fame

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 6,866 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 141067
  • Joined: 10/04/2011
  • Location:Out in the West Texas town of................
  • Handicap:WIP
GolfWRX Likes : 1473

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.

M2 17' 9.5* (xxKxx / v2) Ahina ION 80X @ 44-7/8"
M2 16'(Tour issue DF) 14.6* Diamana D+ 90 TX (Tipped 2') 43" |
Titleist 2i 17* T-MB GD Tour AD DI 105x | <
*testing shafts*Mizuno MP18 3-PW (48* PW)DG x7 or x100 (2* weak)
52 (54*) SM6 F Grind (8 to 10*) DG TI X7 |60* SM6 Wedge Works 60* (10*) DG TI X7
Bettinardi BB8 Tri-plane Sight Dot / Blank Sole 35.25 w/ pp58 Midsized
Zcord Tour Issue .580 Ribbed sans wedges
all woods & 2i hot melted WITB Link

11

#12 SoonerChris

SoonerChris

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,038 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 15226
  • Joined: 06/02/2006
  • Location:Oklahoma
  • Handicap:2.0
  • Ebay ID:chrisacutler
GolfWRX Likes : 68

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
TM M1 19*
Ping iE1 3 - PW AWT 2.0
Vokey SM6 52-56-60
Scotty Cameron Select Squareback MOTO

12

#13 tommyh9991

tommyh9991

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 230 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 80744
  • Joined: 04/21/2009
  • Handicap:2
GolfWRX Likes : 27

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
  • 3,769 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 29176
  • Joined: 05/19/2007
GolfWRX Likes : 208

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