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For those of you who have needed to find the appropriate trim chart for the shaft (and flex) you ordered we have updated our website with a nice new feature to make that task just a bit easier.  All you need to do it go to the webpage with the shaft you ordered.  Next, scroll […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 5th, 2013

Simply the best way to select the right golf shaft for your golf game! One of the comments we received from customers on our new golf clubmaking catalog was “Where was the golf shaft fitting chart located in the back of the golf clubmaking catalog you had the past 3 years? I used that a […]

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Jeff Summitt on October 22nd, 2012

Before we touch upon our topic of “flighting” golf shafts, when need to first look back at last week’s blog where we showed you how certain shafts can be trimmed in multiple ways to create alternative flexes.  This process allows club fitters greater latitude in producing in-between or custom flexes for their clientele.  In the […]

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Jeff Summitt on October 16th, 2012

Clubmakers can often become bewildered when it comes to tip trimming a shaft. That is why it is important to read the directions carefully before you cut the tip as you can affect the final flex of the shaft. For instance, you purchase a stiff flex shaft. However, you may miss an important trimming note […]

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Jeff Summitt on August 16th, 2012

The Rifle steel shaft line had been a popular premium or upgrade shaft since their debut in 1996. But like all good products, there is only a limited life span. The Rifle series was discontinued at the beginning of this year and no longer part of the commercially available Project X line. With so many […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 11th, 2011

Did you know Hireko offers a full line of specialty ferrules to re-shaft a number of name brand clubs and do it the right way?  Well, we do!  A few companies such as Callaway, Nike, Ping and TaylorMade require specialty ferrules other than what are commonly found. The reason is many of the heads are […]

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Jeff Summitt on March 14th, 2011

In today’s market, golfers have a plethora of grips to choose from. They are offered in a multitude of materials, textures, firmness, styles and color combinations not to mention sizes so it is understandably that golfers can easily be confused by their subtle differences or by the terminology. One such term that I have been […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 14th, 2011

Torque is the simply the amount a shaft (shown in blue) twists when subjected to a known amount of force (usually one foot-pound of force is applied) and the torque value is always expressed in degrees. It is a term commonly associated with composite or graphite shafts, but steel shafts have a certain degree of […]

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Jeff Summitt on January 3rd, 2011

For clubmakers, there is a term that you need a full understanding of and that is the bottom of bore to ground line measurement (or BBGM for short).  For example, let’s say you pull a shaft out of one 3 wood and place it into another 3 wood.  What could very well happen is the […]

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Jeff Summitt on July 16th, 2010

How To Remove A Graphite Shaft There are many instances where you might want to save a graphite shaft intact. First of all, it is much easier when re-shafting a driver that the customer broke or simply did not like. One method to remove a graphite shaft is to remove the ferrule, cut the shaft […]

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