There is a heat advisory out, and I am not talking about the weather. The heat advisory is going out on a couple metal woods when trying to safely remove the graphite shafts. These particular clubs are the new Titleist 983 K & E, all Nike titanium drivers and the Kasco’s metal woods made with […]

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Today’s tip takes a look at bore types and how to trim shafts accordingly. As you look at a shaft’s trimming instructions and see a trim note that references bore type, trimming must be adjusted accordingly to maintain the flex profile of that particular shaft. Remember, if there is no reference to a trim note […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

This tip involves the proper installation of graphite or composite shafts into clubheads. Here are some helpful ideas. 1. Always use special formulated 24 hour cure epoxy on any shafting operation. The longer cures will ensure longer lasting and more consistent bonding between the shaft and the head. Some epoxies found at a hardware store […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

First of all, the ferrule is the black piece located just above the hosel. The purpose of a ferrule is to provide a smooth transition from the top of the hosel into the shaft. For the most part it is to provide a nice cosmetic element to the golf club. The ferrules are typically manufactured […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

One word that gets bantered around a lot is standards. Let’s first take a look at the word “standard” and how it relates to golf clubs. According to the dictionary, it is described as:“Something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison; an approved model.”The golf industry is not tied […]

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Rob Altomonte on April 18th, 2007

In this section, you will see technical articles and tips for assembly and repairing golf clubs.

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

Are you having difficulty removing a broken shaft from a Ping putter? Even though you make have heated the hosel cherry red, you still cannot remove that remaining piece of shaft? What may look like a simple repair may actually turn into a chore not for the faint of heart. Chance are there may be […]

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