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I can go to 3 or 4 different bays at PGA superstore, and I'll hit up to 40 or 50 yards different in each one. I think they just get uncalibrated, and can show either long or short. I don't think they set them up to make your drives longer intentionally, or at least the closest golfsmith and PGA superstore don't.
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I don't think they "LIE" but a lot of them are not calibrated correctly. Some simulators, you need to have the logo of the ball facing a certain way and the its very picky as to where you place the ball. I've gone to Dick's and hit a 6-iron about 200 yards, then went to Golf Galaxy to hit it only 170 yards. I find my Golf Galaxy to resemble my distances pretty accurately.
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