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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #60 on: January 22, 2017, 12:08:14 PM »
And when is the LTD black released?
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FW: Callaway GBB 16* + FEX 75x, 42".
FW: Callaway GBB 21* + FEX 75 PROx, 41".
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #61 on: January 22, 2017, 12:11:01 PM »
And when is the LTD black released?

That's what I hit today, gets released on the 27th Jan so mine is on order. In terms of shafts I think they had the adilas too, give them a call and ask for Lorcan, he was my fitter today and a really nice, helpful young guy.
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #62 on: January 22, 2017, 12:54:16 PM »
And when is the LTD black released?

That's what I hit today, gets released on the 27th Jan so mine is on order. In terms of shafts I think they had the adilas too, give them a call and ask for Lorcan, he was my fitter today and a really nice, helpful young guy.

Same shafts as me then. they have other no uncharge x flex charge shafts such as the Elements Chrome, but I'd like to hit it first.
Driver: Callaway XR SZ 9.5* + Oban Kiyoshi 65 05, 45".
FW: Callaway GBB 16* + FEX 75x, 42".
FW: Callaway GBB 21* + FEX 75 PROx, 41".
Irons: Srixon Z945 pw-8i/Z745 7i-4i + DG SL X100, Superstroke.
Wedges: Miura Giken WMF-06 53/58, Callaway V-Forged 64 + KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 stiff.
Putter: Rife Barbados.

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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #63 on: January 22, 2017, 02:25:10 PM »
And when is the LTD black released?

That's what I hit today, gets released on the 27th Jan so mine is on order. In terms of shafts I think they had the adilas too, give them a call and ask for Lorcan, he was my fitter today and a really nice, helpful young guy.

Same shafts as me then. they have other no uncharge x flex charge shafts such as the Elements Chrome, but I'd like to hit it first.

There is a pretty exhaustive list of shafts on their order form on the iPad, I guess your best bet would be to call Cobra UK and ask where a fitting centre is with lots of shafts, I was pretty happy as I've got pretty much an identical shaft to what is in the Ryoma.
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Honma TW 727 3 Wood, Vizard YZ75 S
Honma TW 2 Iron Vizard UT75 S
3-PW Miura MB-001, Oban CT115
51/57 Muira New wedge, KBS Hi-rev 2
Yururi Tataki 60.5 S400 Tour
Miura KM006 Accra FX P400

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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #64 on: January 22, 2017, 02:58:14 PM »
And when is the LTD black released?

That's what I hit today, gets released on the 27th Jan so mine is on order. In terms of shafts I think they had the adilas too, give them a call and ask for Lorcan, he was my fitter today and a really nice, helpful young guy.

Did you get the connect device too?

Same shafts as me then. they have other no uncharge x flex charge shafts such as the Elements Chrome, but I'd like to hit it first.

There is a pretty exhaustive list of shafts on their order form on the iPad, I guess your best bet would be to call Cobra UK and ask where a fitting centre is with lots of shafts, I was pretty happy as I've got pretty much an identical shaft to what is in the Ryoma.
Driver: Callaway XR SZ 9.5* + Oban Kiyoshi 65 05, 45".
FW: Callaway GBB 16* + FEX 75x, 42".
FW: Callaway GBB 21* + FEX 75 PROx, 41".
Irons: Srixon Z945 pw-8i/Z745 7i-4i + DG SL X100, Superstroke.
Wedges: Miura Giken WMF-06 53/58, Callaway V-Forged 64 + KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 stiff.
Putter: Rife Barbados.

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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #65 on: January 22, 2017, 03:20:30 PM »
Is the LTD black the same as the standard LTD only in Black? Or is there any technical difference.
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #66 on: January 22, 2017, 03:30:53 PM »
Is the LTD black the same as the standard LTD only in Black? Or is there any technical difference.

Same.
Driver: Callaway XR SZ 9.5* + Oban Kiyoshi 65 05, 45".
FW: Callaway GBB 16* + FEX 75x, 42".
FW: Callaway GBB 21* + FEX 75 PROx, 41".
Irons: Srixon Z945 pw-8i/Z745 7i-4i + DG SL X100, Superstroke.
Wedges: Miura Giken WMF-06 53/58, Callaway V-Forged 64 + KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 stiff.
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #67 on: January 22, 2017, 03:31:25 PM »
Is the LTD black the same as the standard LTD only in Black? Or is there any technical difference.

Same.

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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #68 on: January 22, 2017, 03:40:50 PM »
No difference apart from being a lovely matte black. There is a pro version, but that's the regular colour of black and orange.
Driver: Callaway XR SZ 9.5* + Oban Kiyoshi 65 05, 45".
FW: Callaway GBB 16* + FEX 75x, 42".
FW: Callaway GBB 21* + FEX 75 PROx, 41".
Irons: Srixon Z945 pw-8i/Z745 7i-4i + DG SL X100, Superstroke.
Wedges: Miura Giken WMF-06 53/58, Callaway V-Forged 64 + KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 stiff.
Putter: Rife Barbados.

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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #69 on: January 24, 2017, 02:30:22 PM »
Wow, i went and hit the Callaway epic and SZ, i liked them but not enough to replace my 2017 M1 or 2017 M2.  The Callaways were very good but not enough to make me switch.  However later that evening i was at the indoor driving range that uses GC2 and i spotted a beat up Cobra King LTD demo club with a Rogus 95 MSi, i looked at it and thought it looked cheap.....weight was too light and the driver resembled a Walmart special....i whacked that driver and it felt awesome, somehow the head wanted to accelerate into the ball.  I look at the screen, stock shaft on crappy head, i figured it carried 220 and rolled to 230 with a 3500 back spin......NOPE !!!!!  it was 247 carry and 279 overall.....i hit a few more and got the same results, not to mention the club felt just divine......it just felt soft and powerful......after about 150 swings, the club was superb, dispersion was super tight and my avg carry was 245 and distance was 278.  i hit a few crappy drives but my avg good drive went 256 carry and 284 overall, spin was below 2000.  these are pretty good numbers for me...i normally carry about 245 and get 272 on a good hit......Im planning to go in later today and buy the beatup demo.....haha i might even keep the crappy grip.  But i also ordered a few new Cobra drivers with various shafts because i can't believe that a demo with a stock stiff shaft is perfect for me ?????  my 7d shaft alone will buy 10 new cobra drivers and my tour M1 should be able to buy a couple more......i basically have a driver that i am using that costs 12X more than a Brand new Cobra LTD and performs worse.  On top of distance and feel, the dispersion was so tight !!!!  Going to take the demo out to the OC on Friday and see if it can perform, i suspect this driver might just be a simulator king, i refuse to believe a club can be that good !!!!!! 
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #70 on: January 24, 2017, 03:15:15 PM »
The LTD is an excellent driver and I'm also no stranger to seeing cheapo USDM drivers seriously outperform super expensive JDM drivers.
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #71 on: January 24, 2017, 03:19:09 PM »
Another Cobra convert! Will have to see if the Ryoma stays if it plays well on course!!
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #72 on: January 24, 2017, 05:02:38 PM »
Cobra King LTD Black does look good.
I might have to try that one again. 
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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #73 on: January 24, 2017, 05:11:41 PM »
Went for another session on flightscope this afternoon. About 6 shots each. Nothing too scientific....Clubs hit were;

Epic with Fujikura Pro 63x, 153.1 ball speed, 2709 spin, 278yds total(289 longest).
M1 2017 440cc with KK dual core 60s, 150 ball speed, 2615 spin, 274yds total(282 longest).
Cobra King LTD with HZRDUS Black 6.5, 149.6 ball speed, 2849 spin, 269yds total (276 longest).
a used Nike Vapor Pro with Diamana s60+ x, 149.1 ball speed, 3002 spin, 260yds total (273 longest).
and my TS 905 with Fubuki j70x, 145.9 ball speed, 2095 spin, 266yds total (274 longest).

Taking dispersion in to account I would have the Epic over the M1. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed hitting the M1. It felt better than expected.......but not as good as the LTD, which is lovely to hit, just doesn't give me my best numbers. Have to try the pro version. Liked the size and shape of the Nike, but it didn't beat my ts, and don't forget that the TS is built at 44", 1" to 1 and 1/2" shorter than the others.
Driver: Callaway XR SZ 9.5* + Oban Kiyoshi 65 05, 45".
FW: Callaway GBB 16* + FEX 75x, 42".
FW: Callaway GBB 21* + FEX 75 PROx, 41".
Irons: Srixon Z945 pw-8i/Z745 7i-4i + DG SL X100, Superstroke.
Wedges: Miura Giken WMF-06 53/58, Callaway V-Forged 64 + KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 stiff.
Putter: Rife Barbados.

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Re: Callaway Epic Thread
« Reply #74 on: January 24, 2017, 08:00:16 PM »
great session Ian but is there any way to get those spin numbers down ????  I have about the same ball speed as u 148-153 avg and i keep my spin under 2000 and my carry numbers and total are a bit longer.  Best i have seen this year is 270 carry and 296 overall at 155 BS 1800 spin