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    Matrix Program Shaft Review

    Here is a very interesting review of the Matrix Program shafts

    http://thehackersparadise.com/?p=13958
    Last edited by JB; 04-29-2014 at 03:16 PM.
    Driver: Big Bertha Alpha 815 w/ Custom LZ Hand Crafted
    Fairway Wood: Big Bertha V-Series Heavenwood
    Hybrids: Big Bertha 4 Hybrid

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    great review; sounds like a really solid offering. Unless I am mistaken, one of the possible misconceptions with the graphite shafts is dispersion. How was your dispersion with this shaft?
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    I had graphite In my old s9 irons and liked them, can only imagine how todays graphite offerings would compare for me, but glad u hit them well

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    Great review man.

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    In your opinion JB, do you think they will be affordable as an option? I can't see myself tacking on an extra 400$ to 500$ on a new set of the latest irons!
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    I hate reading things like this because I start to ponder nonstop. If the higher launch/more spin was a good thing for your swing, I can't help but think that it would be a good thing for mine. Great job, TC.
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    CL might be able to shed some light on this as well, as he tested this shaft as well as currently testing the PX graphite iron shafts that I believe are 90 grams.
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    I would have zero issue playing a good graphite iron shaft like this, but the cost factor could be an issues, as has been said already. It would be hard to spend hundreds extra for something like these knowing that the end scoring result would be, let's face it, minimal to a 13 handicap like me. :) I love the look and the way it sounds like they feel. I just don't know that I could love them $500 more than my KBS Tour steel. That's a new set of woods/hybrids...
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    I like the idea of smooth feel and great distance/dispersion. One of the concerns is price, but don't people pay $200 or more at times for driver shafts? And that's just one?
    That's the problem, you need 8 of these... They're about 4 times pricier than the top end steel shaft.
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    great review! When i was at the TMPL they said the programs will be available in one of their lines at the end of July.
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    Wow, that is impressive! Great job on the review, I am surprised that you liked them that much but then again it's mainly just me stuck with that old line of thinking about graphite iron shafts. Thanks for opening my eyes TC!

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    sweet review. kinda curious as to how they would feel/perform on a forged players iron.
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    Great review. I wouldn't normally even consider a graphite iron shaft but may have to think about the option next time I look at new irons.
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    So today Wake, War Eagle and mward were assisting us in getting ready for our move and Wake came across these. I have been pondering these for quite some time and I just have to see if I have a full set. I am in full on deep ponder and ready to pounce.
    Driver: Big Bertha Alpha 815 w/ Custom LZ Hand Crafted
    Fairway Wood: Big Bertha V-Series Heavenwood
    Hybrids: Big Bertha 4 Hybrid

    Irons:
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    Wedges: 588 RTX 2.0 50, 54 & 58
    Putter: Z3
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    I would love a set of these. Basically KBS flight in a graphite. I dig these and my next set could have them if I find a set of pulls for cheap
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