How to Remove a Shaft from a Driver
Are you looking to replace the shaft on your driver? Need to clean or enhance your club? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
In this guide, we will provide step-by-step instructions on how to safely and efficiently remove a shaft from your driver.
- Start by gathering the necessary tools: a heat gun, a vice, a wrench, and some protective gloves.
- Secure the driver in the vice horizontally, ensuring that it’s stable and won’t move during the process.
- Apply heat to the hosel, the part connecting the shaft to the clubhead, using the heat gun for about 2 to 3 minutes. This helps loosen the bond created by the adhesive.
- Using the wrench, gently twist and rotate the shaft in a back-and-forth motion while applying slight upward pressure. Be careful not to apply excessive force.
- Continue twisting and rotating until you feel the adhesive bond breaking and the shaft starts to separate from the hosel.
- Once the shaft is loose, gradually pull it out, working it back and forth if necessary. The adhesive should release completely, allowing the shaft to come off easily.
- Once removed, inspect the clubhead and the removed shaft for any damage or wear. Clean the hosel area thoroughly, removing any remaining adhesive residue.
- If you plan to install a new shaft, follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer or seek assistance from a professional club fitter.
Remember, it’s crucial to exercise caution and patience when removing a shaft from a driver to avoid any potential damage to the club or yourself.
If you’re uncertain about performing this task, it’s always recommended to seek help from a professional.
Now that you know the steps involved, you can confidently enhance your golfing experience by easily removing and replacing the shaft on your driver.
So grab your tools and give your club the upgrade it deserves!