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LionGolfer

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Space Ordered
« on: October 23, 2014, 08:08:42 AM »
So the space from BPutters caught my eye and I engaged Antonio who I find to be very friendly, open and patient with my many novice questions.

We exchanged many emails and with his good guidance and many pics, I’ve settled on metal, finish and also agreed to be his guinea pig for a new face mill pattern.

Work I believe has started or just starting and I’ll leave it to Antonio’s discretion to chime in with more information and in progress updates.

It’s been a very pleasant experience so far and I’m very much looking forward to receiving my Space.
« Last Edit: October 23, 2014, 08:12:57 AM by LionGolfer »
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2014, 03:28:31 PM »

Dear Arthur,

A real pleasure, your passion and deep love for putters and golf inspired me along these days.

I will post some pics soon. We're going to create a story about the whole process.


Sincerely

Antonio

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2014, 07:27:05 PM »
Woohoo!  Looking forward to it Antonio!
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2014, 08:41:30 PM »
This gonna be fun..... going to see how this turn out !!

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2014, 10:41:04 AM »
Woohoo!  Looking forward to it Antonio!

Art, you are the man. Can't wait to see what you come with next!
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2014, 10:52:17 AM »
Woohoo!  Looking forward to it Antonio!

Art, you are the man. Can't wait to see what you come with next!
  All indies gotta start somewhere :-)
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2014, 04:52:52 PM »
It all starts from a single block of fine raw material: steel. The choice is between Italian 303SS and carbon steel. Both mild, carbon steel much softer though. For this particular project, the choice fell into 303. Each block is preliminarly shaped to host the putter head. At Bputters we use to mill one head at the time, setting all the desired customer specs. From the cavity to the engravings, each putter comes unique. CNC machine with advanced programming tools ensure a precision milling process.


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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2014, 06:27:12 AM »
Antonio,thanks for this.. Really looking forward to see the raw milled head.
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2014, 05:26:20 PM »
Well, time has come. This evening we started milling Arthur's special SPACE model from a block of fine 303SS. Concluded what we call - first phase of the process: shaping the head and doing some of the customization needed. Here are some pics.... more to come


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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2014, 09:40:25 PM »
Wow Antonio and I do mean WOW!  What's also wow is your photography skills and equipment.  What's that thing with all the holes in it?
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2014, 11:00:05 AM »
Tomorrow we're going to proceed with phase two: custom fitting specs,  face milling and making the Thunder groove in it.

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2014, 07:01:39 PM »
Thanks again for the update Antonio. Looking really good.
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2014, 03:49:13 PM »
Here we are on phase 2: milling the face and customize the specifications: loft and lie.
Final touch to come... the thunder groove :)


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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2014, 10:34:10 PM »
Looking very good Antonio!  I like the dotted sightline!  Can't wait to see the face mill!
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2014, 04:55:50 AM »
Thx glad you like it.

It looks like a spaceship just landed from the stratosphere :))

Antonio
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2014, 04:48:17 PM »
The SPACE model just came out from the CNC process. Love the thunder groove on it.
Now, we'll finish up after an accurate hand polishing.

Loved making it :)

Antonio

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2014, 05:39:20 PM »
Very cool face milling

Great job
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2014, 05:50:53 PM »
I love that Thunder face mill Antonio!  By the power of Odin... I think it was lol. Great work!
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2014, 08:55:51 AM »
We're about to polish the Space head. This phase of the process needs attention to details and great experience.

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #19 on: November 13, 2014, 09:35:58 AM »
Thanks for the proactive and frequent updates Antonio!  Much appreciated!  Should be done soon I guess.
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2014, 11:11:48 AM »
Yes indeed, will be ready in days. I will ship hopefully by the end of next week :)

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2014, 05:35:00 PM »
Excellent Antonio!  Thanks for a great custom experience.
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2014, 11:12:13 AM »
Unique face milling. I really like it.

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #23 on: November 21, 2014, 04:56:22 PM »
thx a lot and it rolls just fine :)

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #24 on: November 22, 2014, 10:57:47 AM »
Any good story turns to an end at some stage. Here is the finished Space putter right before the final fitting.

I thank Arthur for being such a nice customer: demanding, passionate just as any golfer should be.

Sincerely

Antonio

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #25 on: November 22, 2014, 06:04:14 PM »
WOW WOW WOW!  Antonio! I love how this looks.

Guys, I think above and beyond the great work that Antonio is delivering, I'd also like to share that the proactive communication and interaction from Antonio to me has been simply first rate.  Its been soooo easy working with Antonio and a real pleasure.  Possibly my best custom experience so far.

I do not hesitate recommending giving BPutters a real look-in to anyone.

I can;t wait to receive my Space and really hope she works for me.

Antonio, thank you again for an on-going GREAT experience.
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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #26 on: November 23, 2014, 05:43:16 AM »
Have you decided on the finish yet Art?

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #27 on: November 23, 2014, 06:48:53 AM »
Have you decided on the finish yet Art?

Yup.  Antonio sent over pics of a darker and a lighter translucent paint fill and in the end recommended the lighter for all except the dotted sight line for which we will do with the darker silver color.

Really setting the bar for custom experience.

You should try one too Ed.

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #28 on: December 08, 2014, 11:56:43 PM »
Sooo...?

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #29 on: December 10, 2014, 02:55:47 AM »
Ah ah :)) I guess you're right, but I'll leave the last word to Arthur. He'll post a review soon :)

Any further detail or a custom quote, just ask

thx

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Re: Space Ordered
« Reply #30 on: December 14, 2014, 07:24:56 PM »
What a way to come back from a nice holiday...

The finishing is first rate and the attention to detail very very high.  Antonio was nice enough to send along a spare suade leather cover with the BPutters logo embossed, a pouch which I will use for tees and a marker all in Italian leather and italian made of course.

Will be getting a silver superatroke 1.0 on her today.  Can't wait to experience and roll.  I'm really happy with how my Space turned out!
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