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Hi guys I've got a titleist 910 d2 driver fitted with a stiff project x 7c3 shaft. My ball flight is low-mid and I feel I'm losing a bit of distance and ideally would like a bit higher launching shaft. Can anyone recommend any shafts please?
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Hi guys

I've got a titleist 910 d2 driver fitted with a stiff project x 7c3 shaft. My ball flight is low-mid and I feel I'm losing a bit of distance and ideally would like a bit higher launching shaft. Can anyone recommend any shafts please?

What is your current launch conditions, number-wise?

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Many driving ranges have a barrel of used clubs for the average player. Pick out a couple drivers and hit them then write down some notes what ball flight, distance you got from each one. Go back and hit a couple more and write down your results concentrating on shaft manufacturer, flex, loft of driver. That should give you an idea what best fits your swing.
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The PX shaft you're playing is definitely designed to launch the ball somewhat low, so the good news is there are a lot of options to help get a higher trajectory, but saevel is right...without knowing your launch numbers or knowing a little more about your game or what you like/don't like it's hard to make a suggestion.

What other shafts have you played in the past that produced a good trajectory for you?

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Hi guys I've got a titleist 910 d2 driver fitted with a stiff project x 7c3 shaft. My ball flight is low-mid and I feel I'm losing a bit of distance and ideally would like a bit higher launching shaft. Can anyone recommend any shafts please?

Have you adjusted the loft? You can add 1.50 degrees (or .75 deg) of loft which may solve your issue.

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I want to bump this. What is the highest launching driver shaft over the last two years or so? Anyone have any recommendations?

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I want to bump this. What is the highest launching driver shaft over the last two years or so? Anyone have any recommendations?

I have a FUJIKURA MOTORE F3 60 Driver shaft in stiff.  It is high to mid high launch.  I like it a lot.

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I had the same problem as you. Struggled with the PX and the Ahina for months. Bought a made for Titleist Kal'i 65 in stiff and problem solved. Nice boring mid high ball flight. Got all of my distance back and probably a little more. 108 to 110 swing speed and the shaft holds up great. Good thing is you can find these pretty cheap too. Hope it helps and good luck!

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Timely.

I have a Callaway Razr Fit that had a Aldila RIP'd NV in R in the thing. This is my "range beater". The problem with the RIP'd NV shaft is that I have to swing out of my socks to hit it. When I do that I get great distance and flight, but I'm never going to swing like that on the course. Aldila shafts are fitted A-flex: 75 to 90 mph; R-flex: 90-100 mph. So R-flex is like a stiff in some other shafts.

My Big Bertha is cut to 44" -- Fubuki Z50 shaft in R (for 80-90 mph)

I wanted to shorten my Razr Fit to the same length so I wrapped some electrical tape around the butt end of the grip. This made the shaft feel even stiffer. Grrr. I don't want to bang my good driver with those rocks at the range.

The shop at the range had a 3-wood Aldila Trinity shaft in A-flex for the Razr Fit which was 1/4" shorter than the shaft on my Big Bertha

The Aldila Trinity shaft was a lot easier to hit, caused no loss of distance for a normal hit, and it didn't feel like I was hitting with a board. It is a higher launch shaft, and matched my BB's shaft more closely for feel. I really like the feel of this shaft.

http://www.aldila.com/custom-fitting/fitting-guide/

http://www.aldila.com/products/trinity/

The best part? Since they had no use for the shaft because it had the Razr Fit tip on it, it was free . Regular price $200.

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