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New driver or reshaft

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So i have a Nickent 4dx driver i like but i'm at the point now my drives are just TOWERING balloons and are probably 99% carry.

Should i just try to find a used shaft of something that fits me or just buy a new setup completely.

Has driver head technology changed at all or are we pretty much maxed out on that aspect still?

Reason i ask is i  really like how my driver looks at address and haven't seen anything that resembles it lately.



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Wait a bit and get a G25 when the G30 hits  they will probably be 199.


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If yours is the Evo 4DX, that driver is made to swap out shafts easily - requires a tool & you can just swap shafts in & out.   Check eBay and you may find some Evo shafts you can try ...


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It's not the evo :-( I wish it was and i'd have my answer already.

Ahhh not really interested in a G series ping to be honest. Don't like the way they look at address.

I was thinking a ping i20 but if I can get away with just reshafting I will.

Has driver head tech improved anything in the last 8 years?


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