Note: You should never promise a customer that a graphite shaft can be saved. For one, you might not know what type of epoxy was used or how many times it could have been installed previously. Shaft manufacturers will not warrant broken shafts that have been removed and reused.
The benefits of repairing or retro-fitting your own golf clubs vary from the financial rewards to the satisfaction of matching the components and their specifications specifically to your swing characteristics, naturally lowering your scores. In addition, assembling or retro-fitting golf clubs from components in a great new hobby that not only you can enjoy and perfect throughout your lifetime, but can potentially become profitable as well.
The SK Fiber Wraith shaft is a ultra-lightweight shaft weighing in at just 50 grams (cut weight for driver). It is designed for players with a slow to moderate golf swing tempo seeking a higher launch angle. Custom clubmakers will love the extended raw length and especially the extended parallel tip section (5.5″) that will allow for customized tip trimming. Lastly, the +/- 1 cpm consistency around circumference of the shaft exemplifies the quality to commitment only SK Fiber delivers. Available in Wood A, R, S.
Learn The Final Golf Club Assembly Steps To Present Your Clubs The Professional Way!
Contents of this 10th and final video will discuss some of the final assembly steps to provide that professional appearance. Hireko Golf’s Technical Director Jeff Summitt will also share some insight once you have started to build golf clubs from component parts something to strive for to get the most out of you newfound hobby or on your way to becoming a professional clubmaker in the future.
Hireko Golf’s technical director Jeff Summitt will demonstrate how to install a golf grip in four simple steps. In this exercise you will need some basic materials starting with a bench vise, vinyl shaft clamp, double-sided grip tape, grip solvent and a catch pan to collect any excess solvent.
Learn How To Cut A Graphite or Steel Golf Shaft To Length The Proper Way!
Hireko Golf’s technical director Jeff Summitt will demonstrate how to cut a golf club to length manually from the butt end. You will find out first how length is measured to obtain our final length and account for the additional length of the grip cap. For a graphite shaft, we are going to use our rod saw blade and a tubing cutter for the steel shaft; the preferred methods when cutting a golf shaft by hand.
Learn how to turn down and finish golf club ferrules the proper way!
Contents of this seventh video will explain one the most common steps that beginning clubmakers either dread or avoid doing altogether and why it is important how to do this in the assembly process. In this segment Jeff will demonstrate how to properly finish or turn down a ferrule by hand using normal items such as acetone, steel wool and sandpaper. Their usage will depend on how severe the lip is against the top of the hosel.