You currently have javascript disabled. I also run a rat tail file in the tip end of the shaft since they tend to be very smooth inside and don’t adhere well. Please log in to reply. I might have t actually this myself. At this point you still want a snug fit, so just take off enough paint to get the shaft through the head. I look forward to more of this content. Allow the club head to cool completely and use a small piece of rolled sandpaper to clean the newly-exposed hole.

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How to Reshaft a Callaway Big Bertha Driver | SportsRec

Posted 15 November – Originally Posted by PhillyV. Choose from a category below. Please log in to reply. This provides an extra cushion around the shaft.

How to Reshaft a Callaway Big Bertha Driver

Now go to that magic Scotchbrite wheel and slowly and carefully take the bore thru shaft down flush with the sole plate. The second time didn’t turn out as well as the first. Posted 17 November – Cut the tip callaway the new shaft to match the tip of the old shaft, using either a knife or a razor blade, depending on the type of shaft.

Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Ball: I might have t actually this myself. This will melt all the old epoxy and allow you to remove the old shaft without harming it.


The reshafting of Callaway wood heads with any of the new higher-performance graphite shafts should not be a daunting process. Make sure to roughen the plug for better adhesion. Get a Scotchbrite EXL finishing wheel for your bench grinder. After any necessary shaft trimming, I install one of the readily available plastic plugs in the end of the shaft with some quick setting epoxy. Just remember when working with Berthas that you have no hosel to heat, keep the heat gun moving constantly so as not to scorch or discolor the head or ruin the exposed part of the shaft at the point it enters the head.

Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. If you are trying to save the shaft then use some heat shield liberally on the club especially on the seams, then use a low heat heat fo and alot of patience.

If you have any questions or comments about the instructions. I see this as one of the most common mistakes of club making.

So, there you have it, a reshafted Bertha with a quality installation that your customers will geshaft show their friends and hopefully get you more business. Fit the replacement ferrule onto the tip of the new shaft so that it will fit flush against the top of the club head once the shaft is inserted. How to Regrip a Golf Club.

reshafting a Callaway Ft-5…help please!

Love how easy he makes it look and how well he explains it all. Originally Posted by JB. This can get messy, so it is best to do this in a garage or over a throw-away protective covering. Part 1 I Seek Callawzy Advertise with us Privacy Terms. If you follow the instructions here, your customers will be well pleased with your efforts and the results will rival the look of the factory installation.


Keep the club moving back and forth across the face of the wheel so as not to gouge the shaft in one place. Use a hack saw to roughly cut off the protruding shaft, but don’t worry about taking it down too close.

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This will allow you to later insert the shaft and have the ferrule act as a stop without the shaft possibly sliding through the head while the epoxy sets. Allow the club to set for at least 24 hours before using. But if you are not very experienced in club repair, I would definitely suggest to bite the bullet and take it to hoq professional clubsmith.