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Wedge shafts - regular versus stiff flex

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I'm looking to pick up a used gap wedge that will match my irons that have Dynalite Gold R300 shafts. The majority of shafts I see in used wedges are listed as stiff flex. Am I really going to notice the difference between the two shafts with a 100 yard club?  Thanks.

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I've talked to manufacturer's reps at different demo days, and most say that Wedge Flex shafts are DG S200 or DG S300.

One exception was Cleveland. Several versions of their CG wedge models were shafted in their own TRAction shaft: It was a stiff shaft, with a softer tip for better feel, and a firmer butt section for lower launch. Pretty much the same dynamics as the original Spinner Flex shafts. (Original = does not have "joint" section in mid-shaft).

You would have to try out the wedge and see. Some clubsmiths suggest Spinner Flex and other softer shafts for people who mainly hit partial shots with the wedge.

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I dont think it makes a whole lot of difference because most of the time with a wedge, you arent hitting a full swing anyways.  Ive had both and find the performance to be the same, with the only difference being that the r-flex felt a bit whippier.

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Originally Posted by WUTiger

I've talked to manufacturer's reps at different demo days, and most say that Wedge Flex shafts are DG S200 or DG S300. ...

By DG I mean Dynamic Gold, the heavy lower-launching shaft. Your Dynalites are high launch.

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A number of wedges, like Mizuno come standard with DG Spinner shafts.

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Depends on how you use your gap wedge.

I don't use it for specialty situations - it's basically a pitching wedge and I use it for a specific distance - if I'm reshafting my irons, I will install the same shaft for a gap. If I'm not reshafting, then I haven't found a big difference in the DGS300 or 200 in a wedge. It may depend on what's in your SW and LW for distance between clubs purposes.

But I'm anal, I will either match the shaft to my irons, or to my SW and LW.

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Originally Posted by Mr. Desmond

But I'm anal, I will either match the shaft to my irons, or to my SW and LW.

Me too. I would probably match it to my pw if my gapper was primarily a full shot club. Today's gap wedges are yesterday's pitching wedges.

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