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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:16 PM

Need some technical advice.

 

Have my eyes on a counter balanced putter on Fleabay.  It has been butt trimmed by 2" without any weight being added to the grip.

 

Obviously, I can have a 2" extension added to restore it near enough.

 

Before I think about that what difference will have the butt trim made.

 

Is it inconsequential ?

 

Will it just feel a bit heavier in the head ?

 

Any SBST stroke is still going to have a very slight arc.  Would the imbalance mean that the face might not come back to square ?


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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:18 PM

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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:21 PM

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Interesting technical advice


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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:22 PM

Oh, you were actually serious?
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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:22 PM

Is he looking for a butt plug?

I think he's looking for a butt plug.

Butt plug.
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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:26 PM

Need some technical advice.
 
Have my eyes on a counter balanced putter on Fleabay.  It has been butt trimmed by 2" without any weight being added to the grip.
 
Obviously, I can have a 2" extension added to restore it near enough.
 
Before I think about that what difference will have the butt trim made.
 
Is it inconsequential ?
 
Will it just feel a bit heavier in the head ?
 
Any SBST stroke is still going to have a very slight arc.  Would the imbalance mean that the face might not come back to square ?


If you want to add thecounterbalance stability to a cut down putter the best way to do this is with tour lock weights,.They come in range from 40 to 60 g.
I have a 40g in grip of my Oddessay #9 and it makes a big difference.
Go and see golfguy who can put in for you.
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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:32 PM

Calling this early, keep an eye out for a counter balanced putter with a butt plug on ebay soon.
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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:55 PM

Calling this early, keep an eye out for a counter balanced putter with a butt plug on ebay soon.

Who should I talk to about butt plugs,  you or Ink ?


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Posted 10 July 2017 - 10:05 PM

Who should I talk to about butt plugs, you or Ink ?


Ink.

Come to me once you get one and I'll introduce you to the tight shorts that will keep it in place.
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Posted 11 July 2017 - 07:53 AM

The first thing I'd do Rob is to see if its the right length for you ...... in order to see if, and how much, you'll need to add to it.

 

Do you know what your ideal length of putter is? and how long is the actual putter you have your eye on?

 

If its a counter balanced putter and it has no weight in the grip, yet its been chopped down, then I assume it probably won't be "counter balanced" at the moment.

 

The only way to work it out is by trial and error once you actually get it in your hands and see how it feels, then go from there, eg, add length and try it, and then add some weight to it.

 

Just my thoughts ...


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 08:26 AM

My putters are all trimmed to 33" and I just got the pureform guys to add a tourlock weight in to counterbalance it when I did my fitting there.  Works a treat.


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 09:25 AM

Do you have more shoes or putters, Dan? :)


Edited by GPJ_Longdriver, 11 July 2017 - 09:25 AM.

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Posted 11 July 2017 - 09:36 AM

Do you have more shoes or putters, Dan? :)

 

I personally have waaaay more putters.

 

 

Only got about 15 pairs of shoes.


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 10:06 AM

two of each for me. 

 

one black pair and one white pair

and one White hot and one Red Spider


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Posted 11 July 2017 - 10:57 AM

two of each for me. 

 

one black pair and one white pair

and one White hot and one Red Spider

Colour coordinated as always Bumpy ...... :D


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