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Conclusive proof - the F9 wins!

Discussion in 'Golf Equipment Talk' started by IrishGolfer, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. IrishGolfer

    IrishGolfer Fac ut gaudeam Supporting Member

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    So I've been on the (same) simulator a few times now comparing my old faithful M2 with my new F9. Playing out the averages, I'm getting 2-3 mph faster clubhead speed and the same in ball speed with the Cobra. This tallies up to about 7-10 yards more carry. Interestingly I have set the loft up to 11.5/12 degrees without experiencing a ballooning ball flight.

    It's not much, but it's better than a kick in the nuts! And this thing is easy to hit and very forgiving. I'd love to be able to swap the driver shafts to test the same shaft.

    The M2 is now resigned and decommissioned. RIP ole pal!
     
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    Not much!? Bro, that's like a 10-15% increase in carry?
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    It's the low launch HZRDUS shaft. After putting the HZRDUS yellow in my EXS I had to set the launch up to 12.5° to compensate for the low launch/spin, high bend shaft. My drives are now about the same as they were with the original Tensei blue shaft but WAY longer and straighter. The yellow, black and smoke HZRDUS shafts are all very similar.
     
  4. TheTrueReview

    TheTrueReview "Playing it straight" Supporting Member

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    Your research is spot on, IG.

    My fitter set the loft of my F9 at 11.5 degrees. No ballooning. The ball just flies. I’m hitting more fairways. By way of example, here are my two longest drives from my Sunday round.

    ImageUploadedByShot Talk1556595324.858059. ImageUploadedByShot Talk1556595337.581979.
     
  5. IrishGolfer

    IrishGolfer Fac ut gaudeam Supporting Member

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    I guess we'll just call you Mr 263! Nice hitting!
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    I had entered a contest for a new Tour Edge EXS driver and WON. Now I have two. :D:p:):geek:
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    New ball test. It proves that the higher compression ball will go farther for both fast and slow swingers. The soft ball craze is BS.

    2019 Golf Ball Buyer's Guide
     
  8. TheTrueReview

    TheTrueReview "Playing it straight" Supporting Member

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    Yes, I read that. It’s interesting that they found some inconsistencies in quality control with some balls.

    My current ball of choice is the Srixon Z Star. It performs, performs, performs.
     
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    Fairwaysplitter3320 Recovering Equipment Ho...off the wagon again. Staff Member Admin

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    ^^^this
     
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