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PostSubject: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:22 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jan 14, 2015 7:03 pm

Good checklist.
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:15 pm

I like the magnet idea Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:18 pm

If buying only heads,
bring a digital weighing scale and weigh the heads. Im guessing the fakes wouldnt weigh the same.
Good idea?
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:37 pm

I must share a rather interesting story.....

some months back, we received a tip-off there someone in Bangkok was selling BFG fakes. So last week, we raided the shop with our legal counsel. The operator is a korean who speak no thai, so through the interpreter, we explained to him about his action. His shop logo is green and at that moment, his face was the same colour too. 

To cut a long story short, he had a young child so we did not pursue further but he had to remove all the fake CB 003. 

This year, we will have several new security measures in place.....



plus soon BFG users can register their product on-line and their location and fitting centre will be updated on a google map. it also double up as a fan page as golfers can see where BFG irons are being deployed.

which reminds me. the fakes do have serial no (they all probably bear the same serial no ACR 00299), but its one digit too many and there was also a weight tag on the iron. on close examination, it was preprinted and not printed according to weight. Plus the fake do not have the fishy wedge. 

i really do not know whether to cry or smile....

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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:27 am

I think it was really nice of you to not pursue the matter after the raid. Hopefully such grace and kindness was not lost on him, and I admire the empathy you showed him. Kudos to you for that Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:59 am

Can always ask for receipts.
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:12 pm

DGman, is the RFID being rolled out also?
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:59 am

Wah sian liao...if buy tio fake one. 
every stroke curse & Kenna laugh by flight mate.

Shaft cannot fake rite ? So far heard only club head.
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:10 pm

gregchinann wrote:
Wah sian liao...if buy tio fake one. 
every stroke curse & Kenna laugh by flight mate.

Shaft cannot fake rite ? So far heard only club head.
Lots of counterfeit shafts have been identified especially TourAD, also grips... be aware...
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:37 pm

reallys wrote:
gregchinann wrote:
Wah sian liao...if buy tio fake one. 
every stroke curse & Kenna laugh by flight mate.

Shaft cannot fake rite ? So far heard only club head.
Lots of counterfeit shafts have been identified especially TourAD, also grips... be aware...
Thanks , Risky 2nd market...
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:24 am

Hi, does anyone know of any way to verify if a Honma clubs are genuine/counterfeit?

Can I do it via serial numbers? If I get a picture of the serial number(s), where do I go to verify if the serial numbers are legit?

Looking to buy a secondhand set but worried re: all the stories of counterfeit Honmas. Thanks in advance for any help!
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:37 pm

http://golfsite.sg/ads/titleist-newport-2-black-putter/

like this idiot selling a fake off golfsite... as least he is honest about it.....

come to think about it... i will never buy from anyone who doesn't post proper photos of their clubs.. especially the club face....makes you feel that the seller is a cheat.. imo anyway...
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jul 08, 2015 3:59 pm

Yz426 wrote:
http://golfsite.sg/ads/titleist-newport-2-black-putter/

like this idiot selling a fake off golfsite... as least he is honest about it.....

come to think about it... i will never buy from anyone who doesn't post proper photos of their clubs.. especially the club face....makes you feel that the seller is a cheat.. imo anyway...

Why is he an idiot if he posted this "Rare brand new Titleist Newport 2 Black Putter (China Copy)" - $150  Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:33 pm

Because it's a rare china copy?
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:38 pm

flashpacker wrote:
Because it's a rare china copy?


Haha....maybe that's why.. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:21 pm

Hi all
I am very new to golf and I just started. I saw a post on the internet that is selling a Nicklaus complete set of golf clubs with driver S-Yard T501 brand for sgd$500, and I called the owner to check and he said is a good brand, just that is quite old.
I want to know is it worth this much for this Nicklaus brand?

Thank you all for ur replies!

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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:02 pm

Hello. 
$500 May be is because of the S-yard driver. I only know S yard driver is not cheap. 
As for the irons, for less than $300, you can get a brand new set from golf direct, Taylor made iron set!

Just my thought.
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:59 pm

Nobody uses a Nicklaus...
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PostSubject: Re: Golf Club Scam Alert System Checklist   Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:25 am

peace2903 wrote:
Nobody uses a Nicklaus...
I was given a set of Golden Bear to start off with this game earlier this year but steel shafts are too painful for me to learn with, passed it to my friend whose name was Nicholas. I'm actually curious how it'll work for me now though  Swing
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