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Modified Rife for Gonzalo Fernandez Castano
« on: April 15, 2015, 12:30:51 PM »
A Rife Switchback Two which has been modified specifically for Gonzalo Fernandez Castano.

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Re: Modified Rife for Gonzalo Fernandez Castano
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2015, 10:58:40 PM »
That's a beauty.  Was the shaft bent as well, or was it already that way?

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Re: Modified Rife for Gonzalo Fernandez Castano
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2015, 03:35:18 AM »
Good looking putter - any photos of how it looked before Tom got his hands on it?
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Re: Modified Rife for Gonzalo Fernandez Castano
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2015, 07:23:26 AM »
It was a unique project and request made by Mr. Castano.  Kyle Ulrikson of Rife made the shaft and sent it to me.  The shaft used for Mr. Castano’s Switchback was a single bend no offset.  I removed the OEM neck and fabricated a short “S” neck at 90 degrees then welded and heat bent to ½ shaft offset to accept the new shaft. 
Here are some photos of the process.


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Re: Modified Rife for Gonzalo Fernandez Castano
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2015, 08:38:28 AM »
Really impressive looking putter. I have collected several pieces of yours and am always interested in seeing what is coming along... thanks for the pictures and the little bit of back story.

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