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gottaputt

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Closing Shop?
« on: October 14, 2015, 12:39:59 PM »
I just reasd that Scratch Golf is shutting down.  Is this true?  How unfortunate.

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2015, 02:18:11 PM »
I just reasd that Scratch Golf is shutting down.  Is this true?  How unfortunate.

Yep, this has been confirmed.  Too bad as they put out some quality stuff.

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2015, 05:56:00 PM »
Why?
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2015, 11:42:35 PM »
Why?

Directly from the source it sounds like they tried to expand too much and too quickly and that was the beginning of the end for them.

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2015, 06:10:59 AM »
Any word on whether James will go back to making putters on his own?
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2015, 09:10:39 AM »
Any word on whether James will go back to making putters on his own?

I talked to him recently and he's taking a little vacation at the moment. I hope to carry some of his work on my website 303MILLED.com when he's ready :)

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2015, 06:05:09 PM »
Thanks for the info, Jimmy...will look forward to that!
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2015, 10:58:06 PM »
Just have to say that I bought Scratch product multiple times in the past few years.  For better or worse, they really nailed their customer service.  Very sad to see them go down.  Thanks, guys at Scratch- for the time you had, IMHO you did your business better than anyone!!
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2016, 12:08:05 AM »
So Scratch is out of business.. James Ingles putters offered again under their own name?
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Machine Big Bore, M1A Damascus Ocean Wave "Vivere", M2A Carbon "Casanova", M10 Damascus Tidal Wave
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2016, 01:50:06 PM »
Mine are just about ready for the finish  8)

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2016, 03:23:36 PM »
Wow!  Gorgeous!
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2016, 04:41:46 PM »
Thanks for sharing the pics, Jimmy -- this is great news!
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2016, 09:08:20 PM »
Beautiful triplets with subtle differences.   Thank you for sharing Jimmy.
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Brass "Cowboy"
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2016, 09:36:40 PM »
Jimmy - those are some good looking sticks! Will those be up on your site soon? Any additional information on them you can share?
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2016, 09:37:32 PM »
Two thumbs up Jimmy!

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2016, 10:50:22 PM »
I'm happy to be working with James. Soon as the .407's are ready they will be available on my site 303milled.com

I'll get the specs and post an update soon.

Thank you for all the comments !

Jimmy

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2016, 10:58:02 PM »
Any putters in the work with something other than a PN, Jimmy?

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2016, 11:03:12 PM »
Any putters in the work with something other than a PN, Jimmy?

Not yet Marco this was the first batch of heads he offered me.

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #18 on: March 08, 2016, 11:14:44 PM »
Gotcha!

Great initiative Jimmy with J.I.!

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #19 on: March 09, 2016, 09:04:49 PM »
Talked to James today and l'm looking forward to the next batch.

Marco I'll definitely have some flow necks in the next batch.

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2016, 11:07:17 AM »
Looks nice!! Glad to see James back.

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2016, 04:35:31 AM »
Great looking heads there - I know whoever picks these up will be delighted with them. Wonderful putters and attention to detail from James.
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2016, 09:16:16 AM »
Great looking heads there - I know whoever picks these up will be delighted with them. Wonderful putters and attention to detail from James.

I can't wait to see them finished :)

Jimmy

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2016, 09:49:14 AM »
What are the finish options Jimmy? Looking forward to the final product on these! :)

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #24 on: March 17, 2016, 11:29:24 PM »
This one is pretty cool if you like hand engraving with gold inlays  8)

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #25 on: March 17, 2016, 11:45:41 PM »
HOly (#*#$@&(&(#^@)^$)@!!!!
I think once it's shafted, golfer should be wearing a crown!
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #26 on: March 17, 2016, 11:47:45 PM »
That's incredible Jimmy!  Wish it was more rounded but I assume it's out of my price range anyway...:(
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Byron Morgan GS DH-89 Brushed Stainless with Plow neck (formerly a short pipe high polish blue oil as in my avatar)

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Handmade Xenon Damascus Stainless (gamer)

Nead:
On order Albz

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #27 on: March 18, 2016, 02:32:15 AM »
Didn't see this coming!!!  8) ???


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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #28 on: March 20, 2016, 09:04:40 PM »
Looks beautiful!

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #29 on: March 22, 2016, 09:23:48 PM »
Jimmy-Do you know how long it took to engrave?

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #30 on: March 23, 2016, 10:19:38 AM »
Jimmy-Do you know how long it took to engrave?

Hi Kevin-
I can ask James but from the looks of it I'd say about $5000 worth lol

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #31 on: March 29, 2016, 02:41:56 PM »
Holy @&$&)!!! Fantastic!
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #32 on: April 09, 2016, 09:42:47 AM »
They should be on the way to the States  8)

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2016, 06:00:45 PM »
Jimmy, do these also come in SS or maybe a satin nickel finish?
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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2016, 09:34:47 PM »
Jimmy, do these also come in SS or maybe a satin nickel finish?

Hey Robb-
Right now all we have available is carbon with the barrel black finish.

Jimmy

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Re: Closing Shop?
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2016, 04:00:37 AM »
I would add from my experience James' Barrel Black is far more durable than standard Black Oxide. It's not fertilizer-proof like nickel but better than standard black or blue'd finishes.
TM M1 430 10.5° with Fujikura Speeder Tour Spec 6.1 Stiff
TM M1 3HL 17° Fuji Pro95 (Stiff)
Adams ProMini 18° Aerotech HLS880 F4
Ping S55 White Dot  4-PW KBS Tour S
SCOR 4161 wedges 49/53/58 KBS Stiff
Tad Moore Hoffman Blade / James Ingles 12g Custom Flow Neck / MannMade MA66 FN