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Basic Club Assembly
Installing Ferrules
Shaft Removal
Through-bore Reshafting
Regripping or Gripping Clubs

BASIC CLUB ASSEMBLY:
1. Shafts for components are usually sold in single lengths, then trimmed from the tip end to accommodate individual clubheads. Trimming instructions are printed on each order and are available on our website. If the instructions call for tip trimming, measure the trim amount with a tape measure or the Professional Bench Ruler (#293225) and mark the shaft with a felt-tip pen. For graphite shafts, first wrap the area to be cut with 2-3 layers of masking tape and mark the tape.

2. Trim the shaft tip. For metal shafts that weigh above 110 grams, use a shaft cutter (#858) or tubing cutter, applying even pressure during rotation until the tip is severed. For graphite shafts or steel shafts that weight under 110 grams, use a hacksaw with a rod saw blade or an abrasive cutoff wheel. The masking tape around the shaft will prevent the shaft tip from splintering during cutting. Remove the tape after cutting. Note: Never use a tubing cutter on graphite or lightweight steel shafts.

3. For proper epoxy adhesion, the shaft tip must be abraded. Steel shaft tips can be abraded by hand or with a 1 belt sander using light-grade sandpaper, or an abrasive belt. For graphite shafts, remove the polyurethane and paint coating using a surface conditioning belt or razor knife. To protect your shaft manufacturer's warranty, remove the paint and polyurethane only, avoiding cutting into the graphite fibers. Never sand a shaft tip to fit into a club head; if the fit is too tight, the hosel must be bored or reamed larger. With any shaft, be sure to roughen only the portion that will penetrate the hosel of the clubhead (approximately 1.25" for a typical iron or metal wood head).

4. To achieve a proper bond with the epoxy, rough the inside of the hosel with the spiral deburring roll and mandrel. Have all components and parts at hand ready for assembly. Make sure to achieve the prescribed mix ratio of the two parts suggested by the manufacturer. Mix the epoxy thoroughly, a minimum of one minute.

5. Apply a thin coat of epoxy to the shaft tip and the hosel interior. Install ferrule, if applicable. Insert the shaft into the hosel, rotating gently to ensure an even coating of epoxy. Make sure the shaft is seated to the bottom of the hosel. Clean excess epoxy with a clean towel and grip solvent. Align the shaft graphics or PURE label before setting the club up for curing. While the epoxy is curing set the golf club with the head on the ground with the shaft vertical.

6. After the epoxy has fully cured, measure the club for final length using a 48" ruler, bench rule or the Professional Bench Ruler. Measure from where the back of the hosel intersects with the sole of the club, up the shaft to the final length of the club. Subtract 1/4" for the grip butt cap, and mark the shaft with a felt-tip pen. For graphite, cover the trim area with masking tape before marking and cutting.


7. Trim the butt end of the shaft to its final length. For metal shafts that weigh above 110 grams use a shaft cutter or tubing cutter, applying even pressure during rotation until the shaft is severed. For graphite shafts or steel shafts that weight under 110 grams, use a hacksaw with a rod saw blade or an abrasive cutoff wheel. You are now ready to install the grip!