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Without researching whatsoever, it appears that you use heavy shafts. Ever tried any of those with like a 65g?
I've ranged from the Okato (68g) to the whiteboard (73g) to the blueboard (73 & 83g versions) and steel (120g).

Truth is, I don't hit my driver all that much farther than my 3w, maybe 10-15yds. So far I'm liking the 905R. Shaft may be a bit tip stiff for me though. Trajectory and feel were there though. Plus I only hit 6 balls with it, hard to tell with that sampling.
 

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Try a lighter shaft in the mid 60 gram weight range with low torque rating .
A pattern you had tried in the driver shaft were all heavy and stiff, which does not automatically meant more accurate or more consistent.
 
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Try a lighter shaft in the mid 60 gram weight range with low torque rating .
A pattern you had tried in the driver shaft were all heavy and stiff, which does not automatically meant more accurate or more consistent.
The Okato was 68g. Low torque generally does not work for me, no feel.
 

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3.5 torque is sorta neutral. You can get up to 5 pretty easy. Being low is in the 2.0's.

The 1800 series of UST is like that.
PROFORCE AXIVCORE Tour Black Wood Shafts
http://www.ustmamiya.com/golf-shafts/woods/proforce-axivcore-tour-black

There are some 2.1s here.
http://www.ustmamiya.com/golf-shafts/woods/proforce-v2

An x stiff with 5.0 torque would keep the ball low and be lighter generally and would allow the clubhead to rotate closed easier. I say that because you mention your high ballflight. Softer flex is mainly about trajectory according to most folks I read.
 
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3.5 torque is sorta neutral. You can get up to 5 pretty easy. Being low is in the 2.0's.

The 1800 series of UST is like that.
PROFORCE AXIVCORE Tour Black Wood Shafts
http://www.ustmamiya.com/golf-shafts/woods/proforce-axivcore-tour-black

There are some 2.1s here.
http://www.ustmamiya.com/golf-shafts/woods/proforce-v2

An x stiff with 5.0 torque would keep the ball low and be lighter generally and would allow the clubhead to rotate closed easier. I say that because you mention your high ballflight. Softer flex is mainly about trajectory according to most folks I read.
I've tried the pro force red, it was ok. Currently have a 905r with a v2 (2.2 torque). It's actually working pretty well, definitely boardy feeling though.
 

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I've tried the pro force red, it was ok. Currently have a 905r with a v2 (2.2 torque). It's actually working pretty well, definitely boardy feeling though.
I have a few, and at least one ust, reg flex driver shafts that I tipped 1" to firm them. Its by far the easiest way I have found to change flex. But drivers are coming stock at 46" now so pulls are harder to use.
 

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