Lower lie = Potentially Longer Reach?
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02-14-2013, 03:47 PM
Join Date: Feb 2013
I figured out approximately the difference using some math (based on angles from this
). If you don't like math, basically it could be over a 2 inch difference between lie 4 vs lie 5.5/6.
A lie 4 stick is suppose to be 137 degrees; lie 5.5 133 degree. Based on a 55 inch shaft (139.7 cm), which is a full Easton Mako shaft... the horizontal difference would be about 2 inches (102.17 cm vs 97.04 cm).
A lie 6 (at 133 degrees) it would be 2.7 inches (or around 6.9 cm).
Math could be wrong, but it is simple trigonometry. The difference doesn't include the length of the blade hosel.
I don't know about you guys, but if I cut half an inch off my stick I notice.
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