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    Oban AirBurst Shaft

    ]From the Company
    The highly acclaimed OBAN AirBurst, made in Japan by Olympic Co Ltd, delivers a definitive edge to professional players and avid golfers with an obsession to play the most exclusive equipment on the market. The shaft is available through OBAN's premier Dealer network in 55 gram Regular and Stiff flexes and 65 gram Stiff and X-Stiff flexes for an MSRP of $700.

    AirBurst excels in every measurable aspect of shaft performance. Made possible by the sophisticated combination of superior Japanese fabrication techniques and ultra-thin high density exotic Torayca™ carbon fiber, AirBurst offers the optimal balance of material strength and elasticity.

    AirBurst's Medium-Firm Bend Profile is ideal for players seeking a Mid-High ball flight and Low-Mid spin.

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    That is an interesting name for a shaft. I like Oban shafts so despite the name Id like to give this a go.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    ]From the Company
    The highly acclaimed OBAN AirBurst, made in Japan by Olympic Co Ltd, delivers a definitive edge to professional players and avid golfers with an obsession to play the most exclusive equipment on the market. The shaft is available through OBAN's premier Dealer network in 55 gram Regular and Stiff flexes and 65 gram Stiff and X-Stiff flexes for an MSRP of $700.

    AirBurst excels in every measurable aspect of shaft performance. Made possible by the sophisticated combination of superior Japanese fabrication techniques and ultra-thin high density exotic Torayca carbon fiber, AirBurst offers the optimal balance of material strength and elasticity.

    AirBurst's Medium-Firm Bend Profile is ideal for players seeking a Mid-High ball flight and Low-Mid spin.

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    This looks intriguing but way out of my pay bracket. Graphics look very cool, maybe couple of generations out will come across one of these...look forward to feedback from the community. Thanks.


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    Mid launch low-mid spin you say... I might be able to work with that haha. Love the color scheme
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    That is gorgeous. I'll take the 65g in stiff..."That'll be 700 plus tax Mr. Bermingham" nooooooooooo
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    These look and sound great, and certainly should given the price point. Mid-high launch and low-mid spin sounds like a tremendous combination.
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    Man that Hashimoto still is one of my favorite looking shafts out there. I wonder why they put it in the picture?
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    Sounds like the perfect shaft for a PXG driver. The combo would cost more than my first car.
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    Great looking shaft!!! Would be fun to put some swings in with it, but I would have to get a scuff on it at that price.
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    Have to let Obed try out that Oban!


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    I am weird and the looks of shaft matter to me for some reason. Not feeling the looks on this one. The name feels infomercialy a bit also. I am sure it performs though.
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    Great looking shaft.
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    I am pretty sure every single Oban shaft is "mid-high launch" and "low-mid spin"

    Airburst is a weird name.

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    Great looking shaft, don't know how much of that $700 would help me at my cap.
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    Love me some Oban shafts. I'm always intrigued by new offerings. Might have to check this one out
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