New Prototype for Custom Putter / Brass Putter
Jan 02, 2014
I milled the prototype for this one, back in October and it sat with a 303 SS neck for a while, until the true look of what it was supposed to be showed itself. The head was screaming for a double-bend shaft, slipped over an aluminum, threaded-in stub and made to find a home in my bag. The brass head is absolutely gorgeous and it feels very soft. The milling does not kill the feel, at all and gives great feedback. I played my first round of 2014 with this one and the factor that grabbed me was that I...
Oct 23, 2013
Ever since getting the batch of brass billets I have been excited to start working on a mini with the gorgeous material. This has been a very fun endeavor for me and I can't wait to get the finished product up on the site. Here is a taste of what is to come:
Oct 21, 2013
MannKrafted handmade brass Rattler MannKrafted hand turned brass ferrule Is there a material that is being overlooked in the putter world, for use in milling custom designs? Recently, I have started to look at materials other than 1018 CR Steel and 303 Stainless Steel, as starter materials for my putters, handmade as well as CNC/handkrafted blend putters. The ease of milling that you find with aluminum makes it a good candidate, but the lightweight of the 6061 makes using this metal somewhat challenging. Either you have to mill heads that are substantially larger than standard, or design the...