Most of the time the font lettering will be thinner on the counterfeit. The rep tried to persuade me that the 1 degree will make no difference but I wasn't convinced so ask that they send them back and get me the same clubs but in gold dot. Step 3 Check for corrosion on a Ping G10 iron. It's highly unusual for each club in the set to have a different serial number. As an example, Titleist and Mizuno normally use a longer ferrule, but almost all the ferrules on counterfeit irons are shorter. If they are selling fakes, they won't.
You could always arrrange to go up to Gainsborough and watch them check and if necessary adjust your clubs before your very eyes. The irons are built with the same heads, and then bent for each user. In any case, the problem is simply finding the features of the club you like and looking for a club that has those features albeit with conforming grooves. Have been reading the postings on serial numbers. This is also not a full proof way of determining whether or not a set of clubs is fake or not, as most of those sites will accept any serial number that is enter. The loft is painted in white instead of black.
If left blank, then standard grip will be ordered. Notice how the counterfeit sits extremely closed when sitting on the ground. You should not get an advantage for being in the rough and a disadvantage for being in the fairway. Get ready for your game with quality Ping golf products. There is a rotate button on the bottom, as well that allows you to rotate clockwise or counterclockwise. We hope to contribute to the decline in counterfeit club sales by giving you all the information you need to identify counterfeit golf clubs.
I never really was any good years ago and more or less played for fun with family and on vacations. If black dot and you are standard and they fit you I would play them. Forged irons have bag chatter because the metal is soft. I believe all the eye 2's pre 90's were grandfathered in an out of court settlement and made conforming for all time. Thanks so much for shining any light on what I have in my bag. The paint fill is not solid and the grip is smaller than the authentic one on the right. You probably can't get any replacement clubs from Ping, as the Eye2s are too old.
Although the application is still in beta, it runs surprisingly well and with no hiccups. You'd still have the head with the original serial. If you are looking to sell your old equipment before upgrading, check out our to see what your clubs are worth. One little trick I use when trying to determine if a site is legitimate or not is to see if physical location information is readily available on the website. I'm so in love with my 825 pros right now that I may also look for a set of Mizzie wedges at 53 and 58 and be done with it. Made from the middle of 1984 to the fall of 1985. When I got home, I noticed that the new clubs had the sticky clear protector on them except the 7 iron which had been used.
Notice the ferrule is much shorter on the counterfeit club. Was this review helpful to you? From what I have seen, their iron sets are still etched into the metal. The shape of the head was different. Take a look at the Mizuno cover below to see a good example. Then we'd see who really has some guts. You could probably do without the 1 iron anyway.
The main function of the program is to convert image, video, or audio files to another type of file. . While they are both added to the club with a laser, the font on the counterfeit is larger. Thanks and hope you figure it out. You can find and download evrething you want. Originally Posted by lawrosa 1984-1985 U Groove. Spread the Word If you think this guide will help you identify counterfeit golf clubs, please share it with your friends by clicking the share buttons below.
Place like 3balls, Globalgolf are fantastic places to buy from. Iron sets will have the serial number on either the 5 iron for older models or the 7 iron on newer models. For me I had no adjustment period in irons between old grooves and new from 2007 till present I was playing conforming grooves and not knowing it. The authentic club is on bottom and has the serial etched into the metal which you can feel if you run your finger across it. In comparison to other knockoff clubs we have had traded in to us, this counterfeit Ping G30 is pretty well made. How Can I Get Specs on Ping Golf Clubs With the Serial Number? It has just been in the last couple of years they have started using the laser etching process. I have a swingweight scale at home and even though we check it regularly.
Ping ceased production of the beryllium copper model in 1999 due to environmental regulations. Honestly, it's been my experience that even if you get the same model of one club, there are inevitable subtle differences. I think many models are simply crappy but do have the advantage of being relatively simple to grind to preference because they are stainless. The only way to find out is to call Titleist customer service and see if they will check it for you. Part of the registration is inputting the serial number on the clubs.
Counterfeit Serial Number Details This section will be dedicated to the differences between the way companies put serial numbers on their clubs and how to help spot counterfeit clubs. Thank you 28 May 2006 18:05:46 sfb Re: Ping Serial Numbers Have you asked Ping? My neighbor is showing me all of the workmanship errors and mishaps so that I will now know how to spot fake clubs. If the club has a generic font designating the iron number, then it is most likely a fake, as Ping uses its own, more stylish font. There is for human beings but not sure about golf. For iron sets, the serial number can be found on the 5-iron.