View The New Video “How To Remove A Graphite Shaft” From A Golf Club!

This is the second video in our Basic Golf Club Repair series of easy to understand and step-by-step golf clubmaking videos taught by Hireko Golf’s Technical Director Jeff Summitt.

View Part 1 of the Basic Golf Club Repair Series: How to Remove a Steel Shaft here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmSBcTK7On0&feature=c4-overview&list=UU3v2rZJBh-Vfy-CM2jNWmEA

The contents of this second video on how to properly remove a graphite shaft include the necessary tools and materials needed to get started plus some handy tips.

– Bench Vise
– Heavy duty gloves
– Commercially available graphite shaft puller
– Heat source (propane or butane torch or heat gun)
– Utility knife such as Hireko model MIT053 shown here:
http://www.hirekogolf.com/the-hyde-knife.html
– Hosel cleaning brush such as Hireko model GDW9391 shown here:
http://www.hirekogolf.com/golf-components/clubmaking-tools-supplies/tools-machines/wire-hosel-honing-brush-0-370.html
– or sandpaper rolls such as Hireko’s model #SDRM shown here:
http://www.hirekogolf.com/spiral-deburring-roll-and-mandrel-7082.html
– In case you discolor the hosel, chrome cleaner such as Hireko model CHROME shown here:
http://www.hirekogolf.com/chrome-cleaner.html

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.

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How To Safely And Efficiently Remove A Golf Shaft From A Golf Club

Have fun and learn how to repair or disassemble a steel-shafted golf club, while getting started in custom golf clubmaking in just a few short minutes.

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.

VIEW A VIDEO DEMONSTRATION ON HOW TO REMOVE A GOLF SHAFT FROM A GOLF CLUB BELOW

Basic tools needed for the “How To Remove a Steel Shaft Golf Club” video includes:
– Bench Vise
– Heavy duty gloves
Vinyl Shaft Clamp such as Hireko’s model #RAVC shown here
– Heat source (propane or butane torch or heat gun)
Utility knife such as Hireko model MIT053 shown here
Hosel cleaning brush such as Hireko model GDW9391 shown here
– or sandpaper rolls such as Hireko’s model #SDRM shown here
– In case you discolor the hosel, chrome cleaner such as Hireko model CHROME shown here

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New Ultra-Lightweight SK Fiber Wraith Shaft Arriving August 8!

Super Light. Super Long. Super Affordable. Introducing the New for 2013 SK Fiber Wraith Graphite Shaft!

SK Fiber Wraith Graphite Shaft

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SK Fiber Wraith Graphite Shaft
Arriving August 8, 2013

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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.
Model: SMT045

> Click Here To Reserve Yours Now Only $49.95 each


View Technical Director Jeff Summitt’s Videoblog on the SK Fiber Wraith Shaft Below!

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“How To Frequency-Sort Golf Shafts” Videoblog Now Showing!

Learn how to frequency-sort golf club shafts the proper way!

Download Hireko Golf Equipment CatalogHireko Golf’s technical director Jeff Summitt will explain the importance of frequency-sorting any golf shaft, especially graphite golf shafts, when assembling a set of golf woods, golf hybrids, golf irons and/or golf wedges using unitized, parallel tip golf shafts.  This quick two-step process will spot out manufacturing tolerances and help ensure the golf shafts go into a logical sequence so you can make better quality custom made golf clubs for either you or your customers.

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View New Video “The Importance of Weight-Sorting Steel Shafts” Now!

Build Better Golf Clubs By Weight-Sorting Your Steel Shafts. How? The New Video Below Will Show You How!

Hireko Golf’s technical director Jeff Summitt will explain the importance of weight-sorting steel shafts when assembling a set of golf irons and/or wedges using unitized, parallel tip iron shafts.  This quick two-step process will help ensure the golf shafts go into a logical sequence so you can make better quality custom made golf clubs for either you or your customers.

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Video “Final Golf Club Assembly Steps” Part 10 of Basics of Golf Clubmaking Now Showing!

Learn The Final Golf Club Assembly Steps To Present Your Clubs The Professional Way!


Download Hireko Golf CatalogContents 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.

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Video “How To Install A Golf Grip” Part 9 of Basics of Golf Clubmaking Now Showing!

Learn How To Install A Golf Grip The Easy Way!

Download Hireko Golf CatalogHireko 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.

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Video “How To Cut A Golf Shaft To Length” Part 8 of Basics of Golf Clubmaking Now Showing!

Learn How To Cut A Graphite or Steel Golf Shaft To Length The Proper Way!

Download Hireko Golf CatalogHireko 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.


Basics of Clubmaking Video Series

Video “How To Turn Down Golf Ferrules On A Golf Club” Part 7 of Basics of Golf Clubmaking Now Showing!

Learn how to turn down and finish golf club ferrules the proper way!

Download Hireko Golf CatalogContents 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.

View all Basics of Golf Clubmaking Videos Here!

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New Videoblog: Why Are Golf Grips Made In Different Sizes?

Hireko’s Technical Director Jeff Summitt will show you why hand size and where you place the golf grip in your hand require different sizes.

How do I know the proper size golf grip for my golf game? As the golf grip is the only contact a player makes with a golf club, it only makes sense that when selecting the right golf grip it should be custom fitted so the player can keep their hands position on the club in the same place and encourage more consistency from shot to shot.

Black Widow Fusion Standard/Black Round Golf Grip