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Old 2008 Nike One Platinum vs the 2019 Pro V1

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I used that ball in the mid 2000s and I remember that ball feeling like a rocket when I used it. I remember it spinning like crazy and having a ton of confidence because I could control it. I was also 26. Im 40 now but am a better player by miles. I can hit the ball a decent ways (about a 260 carry) and play the Pro V1 now. My question is how would that 2005 Platinum compare to todays Pro V1? Is it in my head that it was a crazy hot ball or was it really that good of a ball? I have a ton of confidence with the Pro v1 but I dont have the same 'feeling' standing over it like I remember with the original platinum. (For the record I was a +15 back then and am a 6.5 now I also hit the ball farther now) 

 

 

This question stems from my experience with the SIM vs 510r TP. I had that same feeling with the old 510r TP with the Fuji 757. I use a SIM now with a Hzrd 6.0 x stiff. I came across an old 510r TP and picked it up. The SIM is 15 yards longer but man oh man can I stripe that 510r tp. I Have more confidence with it, I can shape it and it just feels "hot" (even though its 12 to 15 yards shorter) compared to the SIM. 

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