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11.5* drivers.. the point being?
« on: June 25, 2015, 12:35:12 AM »
ive got one.
an oldie but a beauty,  the callway ERC3
196 grams. thinking a diamana ali silei.

no ideaa wahy im doing this so someone  pls give me a reason .

i use sub 9.5* usually.

what the actual point  of  really  high lofted drivers  before i use this shaft ?
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Re: 11.5* drivers.. the point being?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2015, 12:39:16 AM »
Depending on your swing speed, a higher loft might give you more carry = more distance?
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Re: 11.5* drivers.. the point being?
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2015, 01:37:49 AM »
For fun, because you can and because you want to.

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Re: 11.5* drivers.. the point being?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2015, 03:17:00 AM »
hahhhhahaha Art that goes without saying!!!!
i meant  for a "real" playable reason.
basically my thinking has always been
the higher  u hit the thing the more chance it has of getting  into serious  trouble laterally.
esp with  any kind of wind about. hence why i  go for the 9* and below and why the egg has been a revelation recently.

fk it . ok  that head is a ripper so ill give it a blast.

stock 44,75 inch
prob beef the head weight up a notch to 200 get SW to d2.5-d3.5

where the fk am i gonna use this tthing????????????


i hit this at longy the ball might go backwards!
TM 1993 bubble burner 11.93* listed as 9*
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hammer time 5w
TMfastestbackever super long distance ultra speed irons 17* jacked. longest irons set  ever(again)
hippo remote wedge
billyburu flatty
maxfli balata, what else!

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Re: 11.5* drivers.. the point being?
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2015, 05:59:23 PM »
Might outghta ship that thing to me in north fla...I'd put an Attas 3 in her and launch it at 14*....hit down on it a bit for a controlled bomb....
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Re: 11.5* drivers.. the point being?
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2015, 11:55:24 PM »
I don't think an 11.5 would serve any practical purpose for me as I tend to hit the ball plenty high with a 9.5 in most shaft pairings but I'm sure a great many golfer could benefit from the additional loft. For one thing a driver with that must loft on it just looks WRONG to me.
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