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kl

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Graphite Design 9003x
« on: January 23, 2018, 11:45:18 AM »
I have one of these lying around that I haven’t shafted up yet. Somebody wants to buy it, but, given the cold weather, I won’t have a chance to test it meaningfully for awhile.  The plan was to put it in a small (sub-400cc), heavy (207g) head and play it at 44.5-45.0”.

Questions running through my head if you can weigh in:
1) The 9003x is the lighter brother of the P9003x, right?

2) What is the closest Mitsubishi shaft?  I usually do well with Mitsubishi white profile shafts.

3) If I can test it in one head, which of the following would mate best/worst?  Kasco E340, Miura MD390, Tourstage P02-6, S-Yard T.388.  Miura has basically no hosel, the Tourstage’s is the longest.  All have been weighted to 207g with yarn or polyfill. 

Thanks for any thoughts.

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Re: Graphite Design 9003x
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2018, 03:01:58 PM »

1) The 9003x is the lighter brother of the P9003x, right?

>>Yes.  and now they have an even lighter M9003 
>>I played the 9003 Stiff for a while.   Just a wonderful control shaft. 


2) What is the closest Mitsubishi shaft?  I usually do well with Mitsubishi white profile shafts.

>> Probably the original Diamana Whiteboard.   I thought the 9003 was a bit more friendly.  Then again I only had a Stiff.
      Stu can weigh in on the X flex.


3) If I can test it in one head, which of the following would mate best/worst?  Kasco E340, Miura MD390, Tourstage P02-6, S-Yard T.388.  Miura has basically no hosel, the Tourstage’s is the longest.  All have been weighted to 207g with yarn or polyfill. 

>>My personal preference would be P02-6 or T.388 mostly from a feel perspective.   
>>Don't know much about Kasco and the Miura is a bit too knuckle shaped for my liking.   
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Re: Graphite Design 9003x
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 04:47:27 PM »
9003x is  a slightl friendlier version. not a whole lot of feel  difference  but I think Theres a 5-7 gram  change.

diamana.. prob the blue in Xflex   for the 9003x   and the white for the   p9.
or the diamana X  model.. yes prob that.

heads, the kasco is a ripper for this...44-44.5  no worries. the   T .388   likewise  or a ryoma D1. that was my best driver for ages  til I stupidly sold I for no reason I can think of  now!

 to be honest tho the best head ive had it in is the kasco  fd 12.8 .. in that   its irreplaceable . its only a few yards off a driver distance wise  and its MILES more consistent accuracy wise.
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Re: Graphite Design 9003x
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2018, 08:52:13 PM »
Thank you, gentlemen.