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    RBZ Stage 2 vs. RBZ Driver

    Has anyone compared the two? Purchasing one or the other Tuesdat and id like some sort of idea as to how much better the S2 is.
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    Forum writer Jman should have a review of the Stage 2 coming soon.
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    I have more details in preview thread, but I hit the Stage 2 about 15-20 yards further on average. Both are very light and long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blugold View Post
    Forum writer Jman should have a review of the Stage 2 coming soon.
    Indeed, it should be going up soon.

    I hit them side by side again during my review time b/c it had been so long since I'd hit the RBZ. The sound has certainly improved since then with the Stage 2 but there is still room to improve. The head itself I think is going to be a lot like the RBZ was in that when paired with the correct shaft it will likely make some people very happy. The length appears to be there as does the across the face forgiveness.

    I say go to the store and hit them side by side and see what ya think.
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    I love my RBZ. It's long and forgiving on miss hits. You can't go wrong with either. Make sure you get the right shaft in it though that makes a huge difference.
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    I say go to the store and hit em both and let the numbers decide for you, be sure to let us know how it comes out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TripleBogieTim View Post
    I say go to the store and hit em both and let the numbers decide for you, be sure to let us know how it comes out.
    Tim is super wise, the only way for anyone to see the difference is to get out and try them!


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    Also, is there a reason to are tied to the RBZ's? If you are going to be paying 299 for a new driver (price of stage 2), you should hit some other drivers in that price range including the Amp Cell and Callaway x-hot

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlukes View Post
    Also, is there a reason to are tied to the RBZ's? If you are going to be paying 299 for a new driver (price of stage 2), you should hit some other drivers in that price range including the Amp Cell and Callaway x-hot

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    This too, I went to the store, knowing that I wanted to buy the RBZ driver, hit it a few times and realized I lost about 20 Yards, I stayed with my r11, never buying anything again without a proper fitting


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    I couldn't wait. Went today and hit the Stage 2, the original, the X Hot, the Amp Cell and the new Covert. Walked out with the original RBZ driver. I was more consistent getting the clubhead around, hit it farther, and swung it faster. Very happy with my purchase!
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    Quote Originally Posted by VolForLife View Post
    I couldn't wait. Went today and hit the Stage 2, the original, the X Hot, the Amp Cell and the new Covert. Walked out with the original RBZ driver. I was more consistent getting the clubhead around, hit it farther, and swung it faster. Very happy with my purchase!
    Nice! You did the right thing, hit em all!

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