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PostSubject: Possible to cut Driver shaft into 5w length?   Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:04 pm

Hi Folks,

Would like topic your brains to know if it is possible to cut down a driver shaft down to a 5w length? I have a speeder 7.2 TS X flex @ 45 inches and am thinking to fit it into a V steel 5w head.... any thoughts?

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PostSubject: Re: Possible to cut Driver shaft into 5w length?   Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:25 pm

Of course it is possible. Go to a reputable fitter and he will get it done.
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PostSubject: Re: Possible to cut Driver shaft into 5w length?   Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:35 pm

willytan wrote:
Of course it is possible. Go to a reputable fitter and he will get it done.
Would it change the shaft characteristics? I.e. bend characteristics, etc.
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PostSubject: Re: Possible to cut Driver shaft into 5w length?   Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:51 am

http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/topic/368164-cutting-down-a-driver-shaft-for-a-fairway-wood/

Combination of butt trimming and tipping of shaft 

Again, something a club fitter can advise depending on your requirements
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PostSubject: Re: Possible to cut Driver shaft into 5w length?   Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:33 am

timang84 wrote:
willytan wrote:
Of course it is possible. Go to a reputable fitter and he will get it done.
Would it change the shaft characteristics? I.e. bend characteristics, etc.

Yes definitely will change characteristic.
I think it will become stiffer, and as total weight dropped, your swing weight has to be compensated in some ways.

I am also guessing the flight trajectory may be higher as kick point is brought down lower with tipping. This is just my guess. I may be wrong.
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