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Callaway V Series discontinued....?

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Does anybody have the inside dope on why Callaway would cancel the successful V Series driver and fairway woods line up? The V Series was made light, fast and came fitted with very good Bassara shafts. At D0 swing weight, they were likely aimed at senior golfers with slower swing speeds but then there are a lot of us out there. I love my set of driver, 3, 5 and 7 woods and was just wondering. Thoughts?

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At D2 the GBB fairway woods are not that much heavier but they are noticeably weightier. Most of that added weight comes from the fact of the Optifit adjustability of the GBB series. The GBBs are really nice clubs and I would have been happy with them if I wasn't already gaming the V Series. Now that we're talking about adjustability, that might just be the answer for dropping the V Series right there as they are not adjustable except for the driver. 

Anyway I'm happy with the V Series I was just curious why they were dropped. I wish the V Series had a 4-wood though. That's where the GBB series comes in to play...you can add two degrees to its 15 and make it into a 4-wood at 17 degrees. Yes, I'm always tinkering. 8--)

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