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    Would a visual aid help you decide?

    Recently did some wandering in some review threads and one thing that I noticed was missing was visual aids by reviewers to help those following along or inquiring about the product better understand or relate to what is being presented. I know photographs are presented at the beginning of most review threads (love the non stock photos the staffers do) but it got me wondering:

    would a visual aid such as a swing video or monitor numbers help those looking for info better relate to the reviewers or would it distract from the conversation? I know the series that JB and Dan did was a big hit with members here so I'm wondering if maybe members in clubs/shaft threads could start doing the same. I know it's not easy but just something that came to mind this morning.

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    Sometimes I think it would help but I think if someone is really interested, it probably wouldn't matter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alez367 View Post
    Recently did some wandering in some review threads and one thing that I noticed was missing was visual aids by reviewers to help those following along or inquiring about the product better understand or relate to what is being presented. I know photographs are presented at the beginning of most review threads (love the non stock photos the staffers do) but it got me wondering:

    would a visual aid such as a swing video or monitor numbers help those looking for info better relate to the reviewers or would it distract from the conversation? I know the series that JB and Dan did was a big hit with members here so I'm wondering if maybe members in clubs/shaft threads could start doing the same. I know it's not easy but just something that came to mind this morning.
    I am definitely a visual learner so it would certainly help me but I am the minority I am sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SlightDraw View Post
    I am definitely a visual learner so it would certainly help me but I am the minority I am sure.
    Well I am too but for example, Radiman is going to be the first to test new PX smoke Green. Itís rebar according to the literature and media on it. I know I donít swing that hard but maybe if I could see how he swings it would help bring more context to what he sees from the shaft and could help prompt those following along to ask questions.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Alez367 View Post
    Well I am too but for example, Radiman is going to be the first to test new PX smoke Green. Itís rebar according to the literature and media on it. I know I donít swing that hard but maybe if I could see how he swings it would help bring more context to what he sees from the shaft and could help prompt those following along to ask questions.


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    If someone was able to bring video to the table I think it can only help. Throwing a lot of numbers at me can get all confusing. Combo of both would help for sure.

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    Numbers are definitely helpful to me. Itís tough though because access to quality launch monitors (trackman or gc2/4) is tough and I donít exactly trust the data from the ones from the big box stores.
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    I thought about going though an edel fitting when reviewing the Ben Hogan Blade 3 Putter. I just do not have easy access to getting #'s down. It being an hour drive and $50 I regret not having gone that route. Something to add to the review.
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