May 05, 2014 it was completely overshadowed by sldr. You could take your club to the driving range and use the guess and check method. Taylor made sldr s drivers in stock for next working day delivery. Lowforward cg promotes fast ball speed, high launch and low spin for phenomenal distance. The taylormade sldr driver represents another revolution in adjustability technology by introducing the innovative sldr moveable weight system. That being said, the club still sounds very solid at impact. The new sldr from taylormade has been touted as their longest driver ever, so we decided to test it in the cluboratory. For years its been accepted that low and back was the ideal cg location for a. I was fit for a 14 head and the shop had none so i went online and seeing as i. From that day i have been wishing to buy a taylor made sldr 460 driver for men with stiff shaft, fujikula. Since its debut, the sldr 460 driver has received some positive, if not interesting, attention. The sldrs adjustability doesnt stop with the weight track. Taylormade mens sldrs bonded golf driver, right hand, 10 degree, regular.
In fact, outside of the silversatin finish and fixed loft, the sldr s is a solid replica of the original. Taylormades new sldr driver is replacing the r1 as the top club in the companys range. Kindly give me the contact dealer where i can order the driver. Taylormade created the sldr s driver for golfers who want the distanceenhancing benefits of a lowforward cg and the accuracyenhancing advantages of the. I got my hands on a 10degree sldr s and put it up against a 10degree sldr to find out if there really is a difference between the two. Taylormade also had the first titanium golf driver in the winners circle of a golf major mark omeara, 1998 masters, ti. I was fit for a 14 head and the shop had none so i went online and seeing as i was fit for a 14, bought an sldr s 14 bonded driver. It has a 20g weight on the sole, which slides inside a rail that goes from the heel area to the toe giving golfers the ability to create 30 yards of shot shape adjustment. Its lowspinning clubhead required many players to loft up generally after a fitting while the. Upon first inspection of the club, the slider technology seemed very familiar. Find golf club tradein and resales values for over 4,000 models of used golf clubs at the pga value guide, from leading manufacturers such as callaway, taylormade, taylor made, titleist, ping, odyssey, nike, cleveland, mizuno, cobra, adams, wilson. Face angle on the sldr driver is changed in the same way that its adjusted on the rocketballz stage 2 driver by using the loft sleeve. Is the taylormade sldr s more than just a grey version of the original sldr driver. The new taylormade sldr c driver is designed with lowforward cg which promotes a faster ball speed resulting in a high launching, low spinning ball flight.
This sole was tastefully executed from an aesthetic meets technology perspective, but theres definitely a lot going on. Now, the company has unveiled its everyman range of sldr s woods. Taylormade sldr driver golf club for sale online ebay. When taylormade launched the new sldr s driver, golf fans everywhere began asking whats new. Its been a while since ive played a driver without and adjustable hosel, and the first thing i noticed about the sldr s is its quite sound.
What happens when you hit taylormades 2017 m1 460 driver against the companys sldr s driver. While the fairway drivers like taylormade s sldr mini driver are very popular this year, players looking to hit more fairways might be better off opting for a high lofted driver instead. After doing so, and patiently waiting for it to arrive, i started reading about fake clubs online and now i am just beside myself with fear that i bought a fake. Taylormades sldr engineering is based upon a low and forward center of gravity cg, going against the grain of the golf industry. With a forward cg, the sldr 460 driver produces low launch and spin, which is why youre hearing taylormade use the term loft up. Read on to find out what you need to know about this quality driver to make an informed purchase.
Taylormade sldr c driver discount prices for golf equipment. For years it s been accepted that low and back was the ideal cg location for a driver. The crown features a satinsilver finish that is considerably lighter than the dark sldr model. Dec 01, 2014 its been a while since ive played a driver without and adjustable hosel, and the first thing i noticed about the sldr s is its quite sound. Now that youve got one of the greatest tools in golf in your hands, its time to figure out all the settings. You get to try it when, where, and how you want for two weeks before deciding if you want to buy it or not. Sldrs cg location is both low and forward, due in large part to the large, 20gram sliding weight on the sole. May 29, 2014 with a new look, the sldr s promised distance for all, but how exactly does it differ from the successful and much talkedabout taylormade sldr driver. Taylor made sldr s driver taylor made drivers golfbidder. Taylormade mens sldrs bonded golf driver, right hand, 10degree, regular. Over the past several years we have seen the company go from the.
These drivers offer golfers with excellent distance and control with a great feel of the face. Youve found a great deal online on a taylormade sldr driver online. Ive gotten so use to the louder clubs that it took me for a bit of a surprise. By christian nicolini, equipment writer taylormade has introduced the new sldr s driver for the summer but unlike other models introduced to the market in recent memory, the brand hasnt rewritten the rules for what the club should do. A guide to adjusting the loft sleeve on taylormade sldr driver, how to interpret the lower and higher settings and understand what youre actually adjusting. Apr 07, 2014 for those of you just hearing about this for the first time, the sldr mini driver is taylormades latest driveror fairway woodor something inbetween. The increased size gives you more stability and forgiveness on misshits, which makes it easy to launch off the ground as well as a breeze off the tee. The sldr s makes another change in the direction for taylormade drivers. If you havent jumped on taylormades high launch, low spin sldr bandwagon yet, you may have just run out of excuses. This sliding 20g weight allows players to finetune their shot shape. The taylormade sldr s hybrid is a slight redesign of the popular sldr hybrid.
Taylormade driver 14 loft golf clubs for sale ebay. I asked my friend to try his driver sldr and i sent the ball to close to 300 metres. Taylormade says with the sldr driver many golfers are increasing the loft rather than decreasing it. With a clubhead thats larger and more forgiving than the 430cc model, the 460 sldr driver packs a serious punch for highspinners and other golfers alike. It has a shallower face than its predecessor, and a lower cg in relation to the center of its face, while still incorporating the revolutionary speed pocket. Its an attempt to simplify movable weight technology, after research. The head design, weighting technology and shaft remain the same. Getting to know the taylormade sldr driver 3balls blog.
The taylormade sldr driver is the newest taylormade driver and utilizes a sliding adjustable weight on the sole plate of the driver with an adjustable 12position hosel. The distance is said to be accomplished by moving cg center of gravity low and forward to promote a higher launch with much lower spin and faster ball speeds across the face. The s in sldr s presumably stands for silver, and so as you might expect, all of the clubs in the lineup feature silver crowns. Taylormade is an undisputed industry leader in golf equipment, offering a complete product line with. Taylormade introduced the first steelheaded woods in golf, and they have been on the leading edge of technological innovation in the golf industry ever since. First of all the loft does not actually change, its preset when the club is manufactured. Taylormade s new sldr driver is replacing the r1 as the top club in the companys range. There are a lot of similarities in the sldr and sldr s. I wanted to do this test because when the sldr came out more than three years ago its radically forward center of gravity changed the way drivers were designed, sold and talked about by golfers. They name three of their staff golfers, dustin johnson, when he started using the sldr driver he went from a 9 degree driver to a 10. By adjusting the sliding weight, players can adjust for a draw, fade or neutral ball flight all with just the twist of a wrench. Now that youve got one of the greatest tools in golf in. Fake or not taylormade sldrs general equipment talk. At 260cc, the sldr s mini is more than 100cc larger than the sldr fairway and 200cc smaller than the sldr driver.
Sep 24, 20 taylormade says with the sldr driver many golfers are increasing the loft rather than decreasing it. Low and forward cg promotes high launch, fast speed and low spin for huge distance. Compared to a fairway wood, it is larger and deeper meaning it is more stable and forgiving, and allows you to tee the ball higher off the tee, which taylormade believe makes it easier to launch than a standard 3wood. Taylormade s sldr engineering is based upon a low and forward center of gravity cg, going against the grain of the golf industry. The sldr driver from taylor made is designed to help hit the ball straighter and longer. Taylormade also had the first titanium golf driver in the winner s circle of a golf major mark omeara, 1998 masters, ti. The sldr c drivers low profile design will make for an easy launch performance off the tee.
Taylormade created the sldr s driver for golfers who want the distanceenhancing benefits of a lowforward cg and the accuracyenhancing advantages of the sldr sliding weight, but dont want to adjust the loft. May 06, 2014 the sldr s mini drivers clubhead has a larger and deeper face than taylormades 155cc sldr 15 fairway. With a lower price, higher lofts, and reduced adjustability, the sldr s should have massive appeal to recreational golfers. Taylormade has kept with fujikuras speeder 57 shaft. The addition of the sldr s to the taylormade family is going to open the high launch, low spin distance party to even more golfers. Address view the crown features a satinsilver finish that is considerably lighter than the dark sldr model. Taylor made sldr driver taylor made drivers golfbidder. My first impression of the taylormade sldr driver was clearly the mechanical, almost robotic looking sole. With a new look, the sldr s promised distance for all, but how exactly does it differ from the successful and much talkedabout taylormade sldr driver i got my hands on a 10degree sldr s and put it up against a 10degree sldr to find out if there really is a difference between the two. Well, unlike the tourdriven original sldr, taylormade say the sldr s is for the masses and i would certainly agree. Apr 17, 2014 a friend of mine accured a taylor made sldr 430 driver and he was not hitting the ball far. I went to a demo day its about a 2 12 hour drive from my place. By any reasonable measure taylormades sldr has been the top driver of 2014. For the purposes of golf datatechs retail surveys, im reasonably positive actually, lets go with 99.
Save up to 90% on products certified by professionals. For those of you just hearing about this for the first time, the sldr mini driver is taylormades latest driveror fairway woodor something inbetween. Instead, taylormade worked to improve a key attribute to the club. The driver quickly morphed into a 430 version, geared toward the advanced golfer. For years its been accepted that low and back was the ideal cg location for a driver. The taylormade sldr s driver has the same high launch, low spin performance as the sldr but with less adjustability and a lower price introduction. The rest of the new sldr s family fits nicely into the same mold. Sldr s cg location is both low and forward, due in large part to the large, 20gram sliding weight on the sole. Taylor made sldr drivers in stock for next working day delivery. Sep 05, 2014 youve found a great deal online on a taylormade sldr driver online. Oct 01, 2017 the taylormade sldr driver was available in both 430cc and 460cc head sizes. Featuring the latest speed injected twist face technology, our ytrack sliding weight system, and hammerhead slot, taylormade drivers provide industryleading performance. In a nutshell the cg determines launch and spin characteristics.891 1533 1384 664 1486 7 1103 731 174 1613 453 1082 1597 1443 407 251 989 1184 1177 52 1047 297 442 1442 1036 929 1314 799 830