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Which Shaft?
« on: March 29, 2016, 03:16:01 PM »
I currently play the the Kurokage XT In both my driver and 3 wood, new driver head inbound so considering my options, stick with the shaft I love or tinker. My alternatives are the Graphite Design GP or the new Fuji Pro, both similar in spec to the KK, any thoughts. Not interested in 7D's, Loops, Crazy or similar exotica if you go off track.


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Re: Which Shaft?
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2016, 03:21:10 PM »
I currently play the the Kurokage XT In both my driver and 3 wood, new driver head inbound so considering my options, stick with the shaft I love or tinker. My alternatives are the Graphite Design GP or the new Fuji Pro, both similar in spec to the KK, any thoughts. Not interested in 7D's, Loops, Crazy or similar exotica if you go off track.

I have Fuji Pro xlr8 inbound....

I guess I Could always pull the Fuji TS ..



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Re: Which Shaft?
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2016, 04:54:03 PM »
I currently play the the Kurokage XT In both my driver and 3 wood, new driver head inbound so considering my options, stick with the shaft I love or tinker. My alternatives are the Graphite Design GP or the new Fuji Pro, both similar in spec to the KK, any thoughts. Not interested in 7D's, Loops, Crazy or similar exotica if you go off track.

Based on the KK XT60 x flex launch/spin and torque, I think these are close:

UST Mamiya Elements Earth 6F5.
PROFORCE VTS Silver 6X.
Fujikura Pro XLR8 61x.
Paderson Green KG860-D40 (would like to try this myself).
Kiyoshi Tour LTD 60x.
Kiyoshi BLK – 65x.
Kiyoshi Devosion 6x.
Matrix REIGN MTX2-60tx.

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Re: Which Shaft?
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2016, 06:30:16 PM »
Ian dropping knowledge in this thread!

XT is a great shaft and if it suits you well it may be tough to beat. Closest I've played to it is Diamana W.

No experience with the alternative shafts you listed but Fuji has always worked well for me. GD I've never found one I liked.
ONOFF Labospec 358 Driver - Tour AD TP6
Titleist TS2 16.5* - Kuro Kage XM 80
Justick Proceed TI UT 21* Nippon GOST
Mizuno MP-20 HMB 4-6 MB 7-P - MCA MMT
Mizuno T20 50 and 55 - MCA MMT
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Re: Which Shaft?
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2016, 05:26:27 AM »
Sticking with the KK.

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Re: Which Shaft?
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2016, 09:44:50 PM »
I'm using the KK XT 60X as well. Tough shaft to beat in terms of performance. Very low spin, great control and load shaft. Closest thing ever to the KK is Aldila Rouge. No pure JDM has come close to this KK yet.
Only shaft that might could be a customize 7D by having the performance of the KK and ease of use of the Tour AD MJ.