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    Callaway Epic Flash vs Epic Flash Sub Zero - Range Days Episode 4

    Range Days is here and in this episode we bring you all of the data from this fun showdown between the Epic Flash and Epic Flash Sub Zero drivers. However this is Range Days, so we do not just show the data, but break it down and explain why it is happening and what to expect out of the clubs in full review form.

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    Excellent episode. I’m using a lot more of the face than Dan but overall his experiences mirror mine with this driver.
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    Driver: EPIC Flash Sub Zero, Project X Smoke, 6.0
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    Flash SZ gave you 10 more carry yds than F9? Me too! 50 short of you though....

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    I posted my reaction on youtube. This was a GREAT episode, and maybe I enjoyed it a little more due to me gaming one of the 2 in question. Really agreed with the comments on the sound. In terms of misses, I've strayed much higher on the face and that is where the sound I believe suffers most. Unfortunately my performance has also taken a bit of a hit, which is understandable given the nature of the miss. Want to add, have never had a comment on course about the sound being off-putting. It's metallic, but not abrasive.

    Unrelated to the episode, but something some may be interested in. It took me a long while to tame and feel comfortable with the Rogue. A lot of tinkering was involved and eventually I did get it to a good spot for me. It has been much easier to get to the same point with the Epic Flash. Imo that's a notable improvement over the prior version.

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    Really enjoyed watching this episode. I know Dan can really hit the golf ball, but watching him laugh after a shot was pretty funny.
    You have definitely got my interest up about this driver. The results speak highly of what Callaway has here.
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    Great episode. May do a flash fitting Saturday. Hope I'm Laughing like Dan!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirchipalot View Post
    Great episode. May do a flash fitting Saturday. Hope I'm Laughing like Dan!
    Thank you. Let us know how it goes.
    In my 2018 #TheGrandaddy THP Event Bag

    Driver:
    Epic Flash w/ Helium Shaft 45"
    Driver 2: XXIO Prime w/
    Custom THP HZRDUS Shaft 43.5"
    Fairway Wood: F9 5 Wood
    Hybrids:
    Launcher HB
    Irons: Apex 19 w/ Recoil Proto 95
    Wedges:
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    Great episode, I’d take Dan’s bad shots any day!!! Very entertaining and informative!! Different perspective (and refreshing) than most of the You Tube reviews!
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    First episode Ive watched all the way through. What consistent results.

    BTW Dan, your misses fall into oh, I crushed that one! strikes for me, lol. Nice job finding the center of the face!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tequila4kapp View Post
    Excellent episode. I’m using a lot more of the face than Dan but overall his experiences mirror mine with this driver.
    +1

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    This episode was a lot of fun for me for a few reasons.
    1. Dan laughing at that shot is hilarious considering, I probably would've been laughing at all his shots. Dude can drive....like Nascar level.
    2. I love seeing The Grandaddy pullover. So sick!
    3. This episode actually made sense of a lot of the mystery and magic of Flash Face for me...or maybe I should say the Flash/SZ driver package since the face, Jailbreak tech and the rest of the design are working in concern to produce these results. Seeing the efficiency nearly peak in places it probably shouldn't is pretty telling of the tech story in my opinion. None of his strikes strayed into the extremities that I often find, but it still gave credence to the driver face's ability to manage and maintain ball speed, energy transfer, and even spin in locations where the same couldn't be said before....if I'm understanding it correctly. Very cool stuff!
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    Great episode!

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    Great episode again! The more of these your guys to the more comfortable you seem to be. That sub zero is silly good for you Dan. Have you ever seen spin numbers that low from a stock setup?
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    Stop it guys....you're making me want an Epic driver now...

    Great information - not surprising that Callaway is bringing it again.
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    Have to watch this one tonight when I get home. This one will be good for sure.
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