Driver Problem ... please help
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Depends on your budget.
You probably will get no money for the Orka head at resale, so you may want to keep the shaft.
TM does have custom shaft options, at least in the US. You might investigate those options in the UK
Wait a few months for a used R1 club. Or have a friend in the US be your shopper as there will be more here in USED bins.
Bite the bullet and get what you want - the R1 and have it fitted later for a shaft - but at least you'll play it 2-4 years and be happy.
If budget is an issue - get a used R1 and reshaft it.
The new ones are all black and they are adjustable. Last years stock shaft in the 290 was horrible(very soft). This year your stock shaft options are a Fubuki Tour 53, Matrix 6M3 Black tie, and Myasaki JDL 5 and 6.
If it makes you feel any better, my fitter doesn't give me a break off the price when I buy the club and an aftermarket shaft ... I must remind him that street price on the US R1 is $349 at many places, and then he adds in the full price aftermarket shaft if he doesn't get a break on his wholesale price. He makes money for his expertise ... in club and shaft.
Still waiting for the next TM "innovation." It will probably be a real face angle adjustment in the hosel; and then after that, they'll finally go to a cup face. What does one call "innovation" that is 5-7 years behind?
Still, the R1 is on the radar - Not the longest as compared to Stage 2, but the overall package is better - good feel, better control, forgiving, and very good distance. I think the Stage 2 is more muted as to sound.
Shifting Driver OEM's, don't know why the XHot Driver does not have a cup face when the Fairways do ... Oh, I do ... it's called cost.