If you don’t know how to adjust Taylormade M3 driver to get the best from it, I am here today to tell you about this. The Taylormade M3 driver is specially designed to provide you with maximum flexibility when it comes to adjusting the driver. Stay with me through this article to know everything about adjusting an M3 driver.
How to Adjust Taylormade M3 Driver Properly
The M3 driver is technologically advanced and has a twist face and also a hammerhead slot. You just need a simple wrench to make your necessary adjustments on this driver. Whether raising or lowering the loft, making the bias draw or fade, or making necessary adjustments in the spin or trajectory of the driver to the ball has become easier than ever with this highly adjustable M3 driver. To adjust an M3 driver you can simply follow these steps.
Opening the Shaft:
First of all, you need to know how to open up a screw to remove the head from the shaft. Now, you need a simple housekeeping wrench to get the job done. You must use the wrench on the top of the screw and turn it to the necessary direction for doing your required task.
For instance, if you turn the wrench clockwise it will tighten the screw. Remember one thing, you will hear an audible click sound if you reach the threshold level of tightening. Now, you need to remove the head from the shaft, right?
So, turn the wrench anti-clockwise, it will remove the screw and you will be able to open up the head from the shaft. After getting the fully opened shaft in your hand, you will see some settings and numbers on the tip position of the shaft. This is the most important area to make adjustments to Taylormade M3.
At The Standard Position:
The Taylormade comes with a 4-degreed tip adapter, so you can change in the standard loft and adjust it for plus or minus two degrees. For your instance, if you lock in the STD loft, for a 9-degreed driver, you’ll have a loft of straight 9 degrees, while the lie angle will be found as 56 degrees which are the standard. In this case, the face angle will be square.
At The Lower Position:
Now, if you rotate the shaft to the lower position, it will make the loft 7 degrees. Besides, you’ll get the face at least 4-degrees more open, leaving the lie angle at 58-degrees. On top of that, the spin will be reduced by 400 RPM, so less spin will be applied to the ball by the driver.
At The Higher Position:
On the other hand, if you adjust the shaft at a higher position than the standard, the loft size will become 11 degrees. Besides, the face will be at 4 degrees closer position and the face angle will be 58 degrees, but the driver will add at least 400 RPM spin to the ball.
Now, the M3 driver has so many options for making the adjustments. For example, if you don’t want to adjust exactly to the higher or lower position, the driver has a more innovative option for you.
You’ll find the notches at the tip of the shaft, where you can make incremental adjustments and in this case, the change will be more gradual. To do that, you have to rotate the tip adaptor through the whole 180 degrees to the UPRT position.
Now, the loft will be at the stated number, however, the club will be at 4 degrees upright than the standard position. While this confirms a draw, it’s more subtle than the traditional higher setting.
Adjustments at the Head:
At this point, you can also do adjustments in the head of the driver. As you already know, there are two movable 11-gram weights in the sliding rails which can be adjusted as per your requirement. Now, unlike an M1 head that has a T shape weight track, the M3 driver has a Y shape weight track.
That is why the center of gravity will be three times more than an M1 driver. You can loosen or tighten by using the same wrench. If you push both of the weights far forward towards the face, the spin will be reduced. This setting is good for creating a penetrating flight.
If you are among the players who don’t strike the ball at the center of the face, this setting is for you. Now, you can also move back both of the weights and can also split them. This will put a high trajectory on the balls to give you a perfect shot. Besides, by doing necessary adjustments in the weights you can create a FADE or DRAW bias whatever you want.
In this article, I tried to gather all the necessary information for you at a single place so that you can adjust a Taylormade M3 driver easily. I believe this guide helped you to know the necessary steps you should follow when it comes to adjusting an M3 driver.
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