The RIP Iron has been used to win multiple times on Tour in 2013. What sets the RIP Iron apart is that it is lower in torque and is straighter along its length than any steel shaft. Its not as good as steel, its better. The new Aldila RIP iron incorporates Aldila’s Tour proven RIP Technology® with unique composite construction to create a new and innovative shaft flex profile for maximum distance and control – Hyperbolic Flex Technology™. RIP Technology repositions the materials and patterns to optimize the performance characteristics of the shaft. Hyperbolic Flex Technology provides a stiff tip section for optimal launch and spin control, with a very firm butt section for an incredibly stable feel, while the center section of the shaft is softer to provide outstanding kick through impact to maximize ball speed. Available in both 90 and 115 gram designs.
If you are using this shaft in your irons and want to keep your hybrid shaft the same you certainly could use this shaft. This shaft is a .355" taper tip and most hybrids these days are .370" hosel diameters, except Ping Hybrids, which are .355" taper tip hosel bores. You would need to shim the .355" taper tip shaft to properly fit the .370" hosel bore. We make a SHIMT for this purpose. The T in SHIMT stands for tapered.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2015-06-15
What length raw/uncut shaft goes with what iron head?
Asked by: GOPACK
35.5" for the wedge, 36" for the 9 iron, 36.5" for the 8 Iron, etc. progressing to the 39.5" for the 2 iron.
Answered by: GW2002
Date published: 2015-02-20
Hello How do you tell the difference in stiffness. Does the color of the shaft make a difference. Thanks ?
Asked by: badbrad108
The color of the RIP Tour logo on the shaft determines the flex.
X Flex: Gold
S Flex: Silver
R Flex: Copper