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Hey Robb - About your 43.5" Epic Flash..   Golf Equipment

Started Jun-23 by Luvpings (luvpings1); 1959 views.
Tom0956i

From: Tom0956i

Jul-13

I cut my Flash down to 44.5 and it put mine at D0. My slider weight was the 15.5 OEM (?) weight I've a 19g weight coming. . What new weight did you get?

BOGEYSBGONE

From: BOGEYSBGONE

Jul-13

...what will the heavier weight do?

Robb

Tom0956i

From: Tom0956i

Jul-13

Adds Swingweight to where it feels right...to me.

flatstik (gregf82)

From: flatstik (gregf82)

Jul-13

I think I got the 19 and then a lighter one, 4-5 gms maybe as well; I put them both in to get the swingweight up to a D2.  Be careful of those after market weights and tightening; don't go too tight as the screws can break.  If you take up to where you make the wrench clicks, it may break.  I just have them on snug and check them every so often.  

I have not added any weight to mine and have no plan to right now.  I am hitting it very well.  I figure I swing a golf club...not a swing weight.

 

BOGEYSBGONE

From: BOGEYSBGONE

Jul-13

I think same - I cut off 2 inches or so off the shaft and while it feels a little different than a normal length driver - it's not unwieldy.  I'm loving the shortness of the club - it makes it more iron-like and I feel like I'm hitting it solidly more easily.   I am still in a honeymoon phase though.   My mis-hits are horrible - 180-190 but they give the appearance of flying much much farther.   I am used to hitting a very high drive - and hitting it off of a very tall tee.     I am realizing that having to hit it that way has created a bunch of swing problems - mainly a flip.

With the "shorty" I use a regular tee and the ball is regular normal driver height (ball is sitting 1/2 or 2/3 above the crown).  And I can swing it more like a shorter iron and I can get rid of the flip.   My longest drives are ones that are mid-high flight and piercing.....and bounce forward.   Love it.  Very different than the high towering balls that bounce forward maybe 5 yards.  

I feel like if I get my ball flight height right (hey that all rhymes... :) ) my driving will be a strength again.

Robb

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BOGEYSBGONE

From: BOGEYSBGONE

Jul-14

Wheels fell off the wagon today - back to my terrible distances and lost my swing.   Long drive today was 245 - but worse - several shorter drives  between 180-190...so annoyed.   Soooooo Annoyed!     Lost 6 balls today and 2 of them simply out of frustration.

...hopefully tomorrow will be better.  

Did I say that I was annoyed?  Sooooo annoyed!

Robb

HAX (CVeratanictu)

From: HAX (CVeratanictu)

Jul-14

Calm down calm down...take a deep breath and come back to it.  Go to the range and work it out and get after it.

Forget about that round.

As during a round, it is the next shot that you focus on.

 

Playing as much as I do, I will be playing decent for 4-5 rounds, flirting with or breaking 80 by 3-4 strokes, and then...BOOM...+5 over the first 3 holes and downhill from there.  Play through it the best I can in hopes of building some momentum for the next round.

 

golftool

From: golftool

Jul-18

I finally joined this Carlsbad-centered Kool-Aid Cult. Been trying to buy one of these on the cheap. Pulled the trigger on a Sub Zero in 10.5 with a shaft I'm going to pull and sell. I also ordered a Mitusbishi Kuro Kage Black, the same shaft I have in my current driver. I traded some unused clubs to lower my cost, and I'll have exactly what I want in a week or so.

Been wanting to own one of these for some time. Now I will. I want to see if there's any real increased distance in the Epic Flash. I went with the 10.5 over the 9 because If I needed to increase loft, I'd be closing the face 2 degrees. I can't stand the look at address. I found a small club maker's shop very near my house, someone who's been building for over 40 years. He did a nice quick inexpensive shaft replacement on my 6 iron, which snapped at the hosel while I was on the range last week. So, I'll let the handle this one, too.

I'll let you know what I think after a few rounds with it. If I like it, you'll see my M4D in the SS, where it will probably gather dust for 6 mos. because we all know: "The GEA Swap Shop - where free isn't cheap enough."joy

  • Edited July 18, 2020 4:28 pm  by  golftool
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