712 AP2 to 716 AP2

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By mj

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  1. mj
    Coquitlam, BC

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    i recently bought a newer set of 716 AP2 from Golftown, used but excellent condition. My previous set was 712 AP2, those were fitted with KBS Tour 2 degrees upright and loved the set up. Although newer set is not spec'd out, would i presume...i can do the same set up? (i.e. bend 2 degees...and put KBS on).

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    I would also just go get them custom fit to make sure you can still play to your highest level
  3. Todd S
    Beavercreek, OH

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    Yes your local fitter should be able to bend them 2deg upright.
  4. Don O
    Madison, WI

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    A quality shop can make the modifications. Just make sure the set is within 2 degrees of upright now. Any more may crack the surface at the hosel.
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    Have the specs checked on the 716s first before you make any adjustments. You might get different trajectory/spin with the new heads once you put your KBS shafts in, but the trackman can help with that!
  6. mj
    Coquitlam, BC

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    Thanks for reply....going for fitting...worth the investment
  7. Tom P
    Stanley, NC

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    mj - excellent decision. Let us know how everything works out. Good luck and have fun.
  8. mj
    Coquitlam, BC

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    Went for fitting, and the results surprised me a bit

    prev, was playing AP-2 712 with KBS Tour FST; Regular flex..2 degrees upright

    my new set up: AP-2 716: now with TT AMT Black; Stiff; 2 degrees upright

    Result was faster ball speed; better launch and spin numbers.

    Shows importance of proper fitting.

    Added bonus was, clubs sent to Titleist to change shafts and adjust lie...and since
    they were doing the work....maintain warranty... :)

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