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I don’t think I would want to put the pressure on my graphite shafted clubs by putting the head on the ground and pushing/pulling the grip on. I can see a slip and then a broken shaft.
 

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I removed the 3 Concept Helix grips from my clubs today and put the Tour Velvet BCT corded grips back on. If anyone would like to try these grips out, please let me know! I will send them your way!
 

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The concept of the grip technology is pretty cool, but IDK if it's something I would want to install on my clubs, especially when I am very committed to keeping some form of Align grips on my clubs for as long as they are available. Looking forward to seeing how they improve the product, it's a great way for others to change their own grips without the mess or vise.
 

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I agree with you if you need to do a full set. I didn’t mind the turns with only two clubs. It I could see not being able to do 13 clubs in one sitting without losing feeling in your arms.
I lost feeling after one. 😀
 

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I don’t think I would want to put the pressure on my graphite shafted clubs by putting the head on the ground and pushing/pulling the grip on. I can see a slip and then a broken shaft.
They asked us in the testing to put on on a driver and hybrid or fairway wood. There's really not a lot of force required to put the grip on via the horn, one could probably do it sideways just as easily to remove or add said grip if they were worried about breakage.
 

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I watched a youtube review of them and they didn't look quite as easy to put on as I was thinking. Also seems like a very limited number of grip styles would be available using this tech. No Aligns, no rib grip of any kind, or grip with any kind of visual alignment. Also looked like the tool could cause some damage to shaft finish if not careful.
 

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I watched a youtube review of them and they didn't look quite as easy to put on as I was thinking. Also seems like a very limited number of grip styles would be available using this tech. No Aligns, no rib grip of any kind, or grip with any kind of visual alignment. Also looked like the tool could cause some damage to shaft finish if not careful.
Grip styles for now, sure. Gotta remember this is the 1.0 of releases. They’ll indeed improve over time.

Shaft finish, I didn’t notice any damage with just normal use but I also wasn’t dealing with edges and such that would be of concern.
 
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I found these grips to be pretty good. They were easy to install, and I felt they played just like the tour velvet. I did a video review as well, and even took it to the range (See Below). No slippage, felt good, and overall was pleased. The only thing they need to fix with these is the hole in the end of the grip was eliminated. If you use Arccos or other tech like that then this grip becomes not usable. I always have re-gripped my own clubs, but this was too easy to not like.
 

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Anybody gaming these? The interest has seemed to wane the last couple months.
 

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Anybody gaming these? The interest has seemed to wane the last couple months.
I tested them, loved the concept but didn’t like the grip itself and went back to my MCC Align...
 

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I’m still using them. I like the grips but I’m changing them out because they can’t accept an Arccos sensor. They are a little heavier than equivalent grips and it’s harder in my experience to add wraps than a conventional grip.
 

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Anybody gaming these? The interest has seemed to wane the last couple months.
Oddly enough, I talked about these with @billyh during the event we did on Monday. The concept is cool, but the feel of the grip didn’t translate well to me. It didn’t feel like a tour velvet, and it never felt like it was super secure on the club even when tightening the heck out of it at times.

It’s also just not the feel of a MCC that I’m used to. Decade or more of them, it’s really hard to forget that feeling. I tried Superstroke grips and they were okay, still went right back a MCC and it was like reuniting with an old friend.
 

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Anybody gaming these? The interest has seemed to wane the last couple months.
I'm still using them. The size is a good fit to my hand (Standard/Mid tweener). I'll probably go back to Tour Velvets in my wedge and hybrid by might keep the Concept on my driver for a while.
 

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I took mine off because I picked up a shotscope v3 and the grips wouldn't take a sensor and I didn't want to use tape to cobble something together.

Aside from that, I like them.
 

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Anybody gaming these? The interest has seemed to wane the last couple months.
Still have one on my 54* and on a three iron and have no issues with them. I prefer the feel of my Z-Cords to these but I have played cords of some form or another forever.
 

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I tested them, install, uninstall, hitting balls, etc. They felt a little thick to me and are a definite no as far as using on the course as they do not accept any shot tracking sensors.
 

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Anybody gaming these? The interest has seemed to wane the last couple months.
Still have a couple on my 7 iron and Driver. Just got some new clubs though and will be transitioning back to the MCC4's.

Seems the two biggest detractors are the style of grip and not having the ability to put sensors on the end. The product itself has worked really well for me, have not had to tighten the grips hardly at all over the course of 6-7 months. They seem to do what they are supposed to.
 

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I tested them and i still have one on a wedge, with he lack of an alignment it was okay, but with it on a 56 or 60 that you may rotate depending on the lie, non factor.
 

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no because of weight issues
Yeah, that is definitely something I fight with too. Thankfully it’s fine on the driving iron but it could pose a problem on other clubs.
 

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Yeah, that is definitely something I fight with too. Thankfully it’s fine on the driving iron but it could pose a problem on other clubs.
it's a great concept, but the effect on swingweight could be not insignificant. if this is directed at people who don't have access to a club builder and want to diy, i hope those people are considering swingweight as well.
 

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I took these off and put the tour velvet BCTs back on. It’s a great concept, but not what I’m looking for in a grip.
 

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