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How To: Assemble Golf Clubs

Assemble Custom Golf Clubs - Have Fun And Improve Your Game!

Assembling golf clubs from components is a practical and affordable way to try the latest equipment technologies. It is easy to experiment with shaft and club combinations, so you can learn what different equipment properties can do for your game. Using our Clubhead and Shaft Playability Factor rating systems as guidelines, and our great selection of well designed clubheads and shafts, you can assemble clubs that address your specific needs. Take strokes off of your game. Regain that distance you may have lost. And enjoy a new hobby.

Step 1

Begin by sorting your components on the workbench. If you haven't done so already, trim your shaft according to the Shaft Trimming Instructions. Abrade or roughen the first 1 1/4" of the shaft tip. If a ferrule is to be installed, slide the ferrule 1 1/4" up the shaft, and then mix the epoxy.

Step 2

Dip the tip of the shaft into the mixed epoxy, making sure that a small glob of epoxy remains on the tip. Insert the shaft into the club head's hosel. Rotate the shaft while sliding it in and out of the hosel, evenly coating the shaft and hosel with epoxy.

Step 3

Align the shaft graphics (if any) the way you want them by rotating the shaft. Then, tap the butt end of the shaft on the floor to seat the tip against the bottom of the hosel bore. Recheck alignment of graphics. Wipe any excess epoxy with a clean paper towel. The club should be set aside until the epoxy has cured.

Step 4

Position the club in the normal playing position. Slide a 48" Ruler behind the club as shown. Use a felt tip pen to mark the shaft 1/8" below the desired playing length.

Note: The grip cap will extend the club's length by 1/8".

Step 5

Cut a graphite shaft to length using a Golf Shaft Cutter, with a Graphite Shaft Cutting Wheel installed in the tool. A Grit Edge Blade installed in your hacksaw frame also works well. The Steel Shaft Cutting Wheel installed in the Golf Shaft Cutter works well for cutting a steel shaft.

Step 6

Next, install the grip according to Steps 4, 5 and 6 of our Grip Installation Tutorial. Wipe any excess fluid from the shaft and grip, and install the shaft band (if applicable).

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