Would You Do Your Own Club Work?

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Let's assume you had the tools. Would you do your own club work?
 

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If I had the time and the space I would certainly consider it
 

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For sure I would do my own work....no question
 

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I love doing most of my own club work. I don’t mess with loft and lie but I probably would if I had the tools
 

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You better believe I would, love tinkering and getting my hands dirty.
 

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I stripped the oil pan on my old motorcycle by turning the torque wrench the wrong way because I was looking down at it vs laying on the ground and looking right at it... So that's a hard no to club work
 

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Definitely. I have the space and the desire. I plan to start small for next season and at least do my own gripping.
 

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I think so. The times I have regripped clubs was fun and felt very rewarding, can only imagine building and even adjusting lie/lofts would be just as fun too, maybe even more.
 

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No. I would be afraid that with the first swing at a ball, the club head would go farther than the ball.
 

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Yep. I used to do everything myself but sold all my stuff when I quit playing a few years ago
 

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If I had the tools I would love to handle my own club work (re-grip, change shafts, L/L/L adjustments, swingweight adjustments, etc), but for how infrequent I currently make those adjustments it is not cost effective to make the capital expenditure on the tools.
 

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Yes, I would definitely do it. I just don't want to invest in all the tools. I am going to get a vice and a club holder t start doing my own grips though. I used to do that when I was a teen working at a golf course so I already have the skills. I also have an air compressor so I would be interested in doing the blown on variety.
 

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Oh yeah, looking at starting to do more club work for myself and possibly others in my area.
 

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Just say no to air. :D
So the old fashioned mineral spirits and 2-sided tape is still the way to go?
 

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Let's assume you had the tools. Would you do your own club work?
Absolutely.

Slowly getting my workshop set up. I still need a loft/lie machine and a grip station for the most part.
 
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I think it would be a lot of fun to do my own club work... I think it would be fun to tinker.
 

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I have and I’d continue to do so if I had a more legit set up and need for it. But thanks to OEMs broadening shaft options, there’s not a lot of need for me to keep all the stuff in stock, buy new shafts and, do the work myself. I would like to get a shaft puller though as I am still not sure what type of driver/woods shaft I should be using and still go through a few every year. Iron wise, I have 3 or so I know work really well for me and are usually offered by most OEMs.
 

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Just say no to air. :D
Haha I do blow on my own grips, but that may come to an end soon if I switch to the GP zgrip as they’re cord and I’d be afraid to mess them up after watching the video y’all did a while back.
 

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Oh yeah. In a heartbeat.
 

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So the old fashioned mineral spirits and 2-sided tape is still the way to go?
Or grip solvent. Far better. Especially if there is any cord involved. Plus, the exactness is so much easier to achieve.
 

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Absolutely! I've regripped clubs many times over the years, but have not done much more than that. As a teenager, I worked at Rio Pinar CC in Orlando, FL. Mainly I picked the range every night, but I did get to refinish a persimmon 3-wood and I learned how to re-whip (really dating myself here...) and reshaft clubs. It was very satisfying work!

"If I had the tools" is where it all ends though. I've never had enough of an interest to make those investments.
 

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I absolutely would. I've been looking into some of the equipment and while I haven't bought any yet I do plan to at least regrip all of my clubs this winter/spring. I don't know how far into it I want to get but I think it would be fun to be able to do all of the minor adjustments at home.
 

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I would and I do. I do the best I can. If I ever get a bigger garage and/or basement I will only expand. I find it cathartic for some reason - I should've tried harder to get a job in the industry, LOL.
 

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If I had the tools and the space I probably wood. But I may tinker to much then.
 

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