Snake Eyes Viper Ti-4 Drivers

Snake Eyes Viper Ti-4 Drivers 

DESCRIPTION

  • Plasma-welded face construction
  • True customization
  • Center back skirt
  • Front heel-toe

USER REVIEWS

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[Dec 31, 2005]
NeoMoses
Shoots in the 90s
Model Reviewed: 10.5 Degree Snake Eyes Viper Ti-4

By far the easiest to hit driver I have ever played. I used to play a Great Big Bertha and thought I would never get rid of it. That is, until I hit a buddy's 600T. That was a very sweet feeling club, too, and prompted me to go into the golfsmith store. After hitting this driver @ the range, I knew it was the right one for me. My swing speed is in the 98-105 mph range, so I chose a stiff shaft, 44". A little tip trimming is a good thing with a head this large (I took 1" off the tip). The thing I love the most about this club is that I CAN'T MISS THE BALL, no matter how hard I swing. Needless to say, I've added yards off the tee. I used to average about 210 off the tee with the big bertha. I was swinging at about 80% so that my drives would be controllable and go where I wanted them to. I'm now swinging this driver at about 90-95%, and my average drive is about 240 now. And this is a true average, not the optimistic talk you get out of most people. On any given 400 yard par 4, I expect to hit driver, 8 iron, putter. The other nice thing about this driver is the huge amount of carry it has! 200 yards of carry is no problem now. I'd say I get about 20-40 yards of roll out of this driver, depending on conditions. I've never been a huge driver, but I've won 2 awards this summer with this driver: #1. Straightest drive. 303 yards long, 2 inches off the center line. #2. Longest drive. 329 yards long. I know, many people can hit longer than me still, but I'm not going to complain. There was not a single round this year that I didn't blast at least 1 drive past 280, and those 300+ yarders happen quite often! Working the ball is a little difficult with a head this big. My natural draw is pretty straight with this driver. I have to REALLY work to make it slice (weights are set up neutral). The good thing is, the ball goes straight almost all the time. Doesn't matter how hard you swing. But, with it's high ball flight, you get used to not having to 'work' the ball, just go over the trees rather than slice it around them to cut a dogleg. My only complaint about this driver is that it makes your mid-irons rusty. Hitting driver-wedge all the time keeps your 5,6,&7 in the bag almost all day!

Customer Service

I assembled the club myself, so no issues with customer service

Similar Products Used:

600T, Great Big Bertha, Biggest Big Bertha

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Dec 31, 2005]
BigWeeener
Shoots in the 70s
Model Reviewed: 9.5 Degree Viper Ti4

I used to play a Snake Eyes 600T with a Penley Stealth 70 in 04'that was a monster. I decided to go OEM with a TM R5 with an Aldila NV 75, but found I was losing distance due to the high launch and spin of the R5 head. I went back to Snake Eyes due to the excellent prices and quality. I matched up this 9.5* Ti4 with an unbelievable Accra SC 75 stiff flex shaft. With the Ti4 head costing me $120 and the Accra shaft costing me $225, I came out with an R7 425 TP style club under the price of an OEM with a crappy stock shaft. This head is very hot off the clubface. I was concerned about the 6-4 titanium face material, since it was not beta ti, but this thing jumps off the clubface with a solid "thwack" as opposed to the "ting" of some other heads. Feedback is excellent when struck solidly, almost forged like. The 430cc head is forgiving on mis hits as well. This head launches with a piercing trajectory with low spin, allowing for me to cut most doglegs and get 20-30 yards roll as well. My R5 would go high and just plug in the fairway. With my 113 mph SS,I was putting drives out to the 310-320 range with control. I ordered the 10 gram weights along with the 8 and 2 gram weights that come with the head. I placed the 10 gram weights towards the face and the 2 gram weights in the rear for a lower launch and spin. This is the best head Snake Eyes has made yet, and it is longer as well as straighter than my old 600T. I recommend this head because you can match it up with a high end shaft (Accra, Accuflex,Diamana)and come out better than a stock OEM with the crap factory shaft and get all the performance and even more than the OEMs have to offer. Savings, performance, and quality all in one, you can't beat that.

Customer Service

Golfsmith ships on time and customer service is great.

Similar Products Used:

600T, R5, 983K

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Dec 06, 2005]
saxman2112
Shoots in the 80s
Model Reviewed: Snake Eyes Viper Ti-4

I have been playing the same driver for almost 5 years now and decided it was time to upgrade to a new model. I wanted Taylor-Made to come out with an R9 or R11 so I could afford the R7 driver, but to no avail so I decided to try one of the drivers like the R7. I bought the parts at Golfsmith and had a friend of mine assemble it for me. He put a Penley midflex regular shaft in it and I had him match my last driver's length which is 46.5 inches. Well I am not sure how well I would have hit the R7, but I couldn't have hit it much better than the way I hit this driver. I get a low climbing draw when I hit it perfect and if I hit it a little off centerI get a straight climbing shot. I have always played a slight fade to this point in my game, but now I have a draw and it actually has increased my distance by about 20 yards. I actually have to work at it to get this club to even hit a fade. It also seems that no matter how hard I go at it, it seems to hit the ball straight or has a slight draw. With my other club if I really went after it I always sliced the ball. I will admit it's a little heavier than my previous driver, but it doesn't matter when I hit it as well as I do. Now I am not sure where you get your MSRP, but I paid about $180 for the club parts and they wanted over $200 to build it at Golfsmith.

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
[Jul 19, 2005]
nickster26
Shoots in the 80s
Model Reviewed: ti-4

have the ti-4 driver and fairway wood both with x 100 steel shaft 44 3/4" (driver) and 43" (3 wood) and have setup for low small draw setup with 5 gram weight, and 8 gram weights both clubs the 3 wood has a nice profile and is compact the driver is pretty big and i am not a big driver fan but this thing is rediculusly easy to hit the harder i go at it the longer and straiter it seems to go. the 3 wood isn't as forgiving but gets the ball in the air nicely and is the only 3 wood on the market (with movable weight technology) that has 4 ports and 4 weights instead of 2 ports and 2 weight ( ive seen 0ne (the t9) with 3 weights) but this makes it easy to get the ball air borne as well as work the ball

Customer Service

customer service at golf smith is second to non in my opinion especially since i started making my own clubs and have lots of questions they are always more than helpful

Similar Products Used:

r7, 500 hundrie series, and every new driver on the market do compare iin results but not for thr price

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
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