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Cobra drivers.....which one?

SiberianDVM

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A guy at the range let me hit his Cobra driver. While the ball flight wasn't exactly what I am looking for, it seemed super easy to hit.

His driver: M Speed LD Offset 10.5° with the 55gm Aldila NVS shaft in stiff.

I was getting way too much draw, probably due to the offset, but the ball flight was high and went a good 10 yards more in the air than my 905R.

Soooo........should I get the exact same driver as his, but without the offset, like this one?
King Cobra Speed LD M 10.5* Driver Aldila NVS Stiff NEW - eBay (item 350046002832 end time Apr-14-08 22:27:20 PDT)

Not too many of those on Ebay, many more F speeds, but most of them have the NV in regular flex.
King Cobra F Speed 10.5 Driver Aldila NV-F Regular Flex - eBay (item 110241002786 end time Apr-13-08 16:35:00 PDT)

I'm hitting all of my clubs well right now, with the exception of the driver. I'm hitting my 3 wood just about as far as the driver, and I need more yardage.
 

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I'd get the identical one without the offset and that NVS is an excellent shaft. It plays on the weak side of flex so the stiff is right. :)

The other option is the $400 L4V or whatever they call it. That is getting all kinds of rave reviews. :)

MG likes his I believe.
 

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I'd get the identical one without the offset and that NVS is an excellent shaft. It plays on the weak side of flex so the stiff is right. :)

The other option is the $400 L4V or whatever they call it. That is getting all kinds of rave reviews. :)

MG likes his I believe.

The L4V can be had for much less now that the novelty has worn off. It's no saviour.

I gotta ask tho, Doc. If you hit "x" club, but want to try "X, but a little different", don't you think you might just be blindly shooting arrows?

I would buy the same club, same specs, same shaft. Then, get it to work as you know that it does.

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I'd get the identical one without the offset and that NVS is an excellent shaft. It plays on the weak side of flex so the stiff is right. :)

The other option is the $400 L4V or whatever they call it. That is getting all kinds of rave reviews. :)

MG likes his I believe.

Still loving my L4V X-Speed, High straight bomb's!!! If the L4V is too much $$ then take a look at the HS9 models, plenty of those about at a fair price. :)
 
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I would buy the same club, same specs, same shaft. Then, get it to work as you know that it does.

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The problem is: He had the OFFSET version, you dufe. I was hitting 50 yard hooks into the left woods. After about 5 shots I was able to compensate and hit straight ones, but I don't want to mess about with my otherwise Hoganesque swing.

:D
 
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Still loving my L4V X-Speed, High straight bomb's!!! If the L4V is too much $$ then take a look at the HS9 models, plenty of those about at a fair price. :)

What is the difference between the HS9 and the LD M Speed? All of the HS9s I have seen on Ebay have had the Graphite Design shaft.
 

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Oh how I hate 55g shafts. I hit them sooo nice at the range. Then, on the course, with my "hit the driver like my 3-wood using the back of my left hand" swing totally gone, the balls fly everywhere but where I want them to go.
 

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The problem is: He had the OFFSET version, you dufe. I was hitting 50 yard hooks into the left woods. After about 5 shots I was able to compensate and hit straight ones, but I don't want to mess about with my otherwise Hoganesque swing.

:D

Wait, wait, wait.

"The ballflight wasn't exactly what I wanted, but it was so easy to hit."

WTF am I missing here? 50 yard snap hooks? :dead:

I would go demo the Cobra's. And don't be surprised when they're all not the problem. :biglol:

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Wait, wait, wait.

"The ballflight wasn't exactly what I wanted, but it was so easy to hit."

WTF am I missing here? 50 yard snap hooks? :dead:

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Oh, you wacky Canadians! You missed this:

I was getting way too much draw, probably due to the offset,

And they weren't snap hooks, they were big, high hooks. Beautiful, warm-fuzzy, orgasmic hooks. Snap hooks are those low, evil bastards that turn 90° in 2 shakes. You know, the kind you hit. :D
 

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Semantics. LOL. :D

I still suggest hitting them. I HATED the Speed series when i hit them. Loud, obnoxious and not as long as one would have hoped for the hype. But the LD series has me interested, and I will hit an LV4 before long.

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This M Speed LD was LOUD as well. Much louder than any other driver on the range except for one Nike. :D

I would probably put some yarn inside the head.
 

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Sorry for the threadjack - what's up with the Masters weather delay this morning? I don't see anything on the radar.
 

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They seem to be draw machines, I tried the X Speed and couldn't do anything BUT draw it.
 
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Sorry for the threadjack - what's up with the Masters weather delay this morning? I don't see anything on the radar.

Ground fog lasted and hour or two.

All gone now and weather is absolutely perfect.
 

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Ground fog lasted and hour or two.

All gone now and weather is absolutely perfect.

Thanks. I hope those storms to the west lose some punch before Saturday. Looks like the jet stream is taking the system north, so shouldn't be too bad.
 

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