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First milled putter

 Steve31 ·  
Steve31Steve31 Members  7WRX Points: 55Posts: 7 Bunkers
Joined:  edited Aug 11, 2020 10:12pm in Putter Mods and Micro Putter Artisans #1
I just recently acquired a machine shop and have been thinking about getting into making some milled putters, this is my first attempt at a nice simple design. Extremely excited to start making some more complex putters, still have lots to learn though. Let me know what you think.
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  • masamitsumasamitsu Members  2511WRX Points: 142Handicap: 4-6Posts: 2,511 Titanium Tees
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    Nice looking putter for your first attempt. Looking forward to seeing how you progress...
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  • alexdubalexdub Don't check out of your hotel Rocco UtahMembers  1164WRX Points: 188Posts: 1,164 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  edited Aug 11, 2020 10:04pm #3
    That looks awesome. More pictures?<br />
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    I love the design—wide cavity, thin top line, angular neck, and angled bumpers. It looks like 50/50 split between an Anser and a Pal. You're on to something here, keep at it.<br />
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  • Steve31Steve31 Members  7WRX Points: 55Posts: 7 Bunkers
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    Thanks Alex, never thought of trying a sound slot, I am going to put one in the next prototype. The original design was supposed to have a welded on hosel that was positioned back a bit in the flat spot so there is a ton of offset on this one. I will keep updating this thread when I have more stuff made, looking to get as much feedback as possible.
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  • brosie4brosie4 Members  17WRX Points: 37Posts: 17 Bunkers
    Joined:  edited Aug 11, 2020 10:02pm #5
    Nice work - like the design. Congrats on getting started.
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  • the.batmanthe.batman Members  89WRX Points: 1Posts: 89 Bunkers
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    That head looks awesome- congratulations. Maybe there is an artisan, milled putter market you need to break into!<br />
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    I know next to nothing about machining, but are you doing any reverse engineering regarding balance? I'm assuming putters have some sort of balance, face/back, toe/heel?
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  • Steve31Steve31 Members  7WRX Points: 55Posts: 7 Bunkers
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    Here is an overhead shot of it beside my Newport 2.
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  • dwooderdwooder Members  68WRX Points: 0Posts: 68
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    Thats pretty awesome, I run a machine shop but havnt made time to make me one.<br />
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    Main question, how does it roll?
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  • Steve31Steve31 Members  7WRX Points: 55Posts: 7 Bunkers
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    4 years later and I finally have found time to start making putters, used this one for the first time in a round a couple days ago and shot a new personal best -1.



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  • MattM97MattM97 Members  1628WRX Points: 708Posts: 1,628 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  edited Aug 11, 2020 10:07pm #10

    Just followed your IG and hold up lefty and Made in Canada? Where are you located if you don't mind me asking?

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    WITB - Lefty
    Driver: Ping G410 Plus - 9° Draw - Tour 65S
    Fariway: Ping G410 LST - 13.5° - Aldila 2KXV Green 75X
    Hybrid: Ping G410 - 19° - Tensei CK Orange Pro 90TX
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    Wedges: Callaway MD3 51° - Callaway MD4 Raw 56° - Callaway PM19 60°
    Putter Rotation: Edel E-3 - TP Mills Handmade Trad II SIK Tour Proto - and many more.
    Ball: TaylorMade TP5X
    Bag: Ping Pioneer 

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  • Steve31Steve31 Members  7WRX Points: 55Posts: 7 Bunkers
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  • MattM97MattM97 Members  1628WRX Points: 708Posts: 1,628 Platinum Tees
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    Nice, can't wait to see what you come out with. Not enough putter makers in Canada.

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    WITB - Lefty
    Driver: Ping G410 Plus - 9° Draw - Tour 65S
    Fariway: Ping G410 LST - 13.5° - Aldila 2KXV Green 75X
    Hybrid: Ping G410 - 19° - Tensei CK Orange Pro 90TX
    Irons: Srixon Z585 - 4i to 7i - Z785 - 8i to PW - AMT Tour White S300
    Wedges: Callaway MD3 51° - Callaway MD4 Raw 56° - Callaway PM19 60°
    Putter Rotation: Edel E-3 - TP Mills Handmade Trad II SIK Tour Proto - and many more.
    Ball: TaylorMade TP5X
    Bag: Ping Pioneer 

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  • BuzzkillBuzzkill Marshals  6621WRX Points: 595Handicap: 3Posts: 6,621 Marshals
    Joined:  edited Aug 13, 2020 12:38am #13

    Cleaned topic. Just a reminder to you folks posting here - this is a hobby and let's keep it at that, thanks!

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