Mitsubishi Diamana Overview/Technology-

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The Diamana has won broad praise from tour players and the advanced recreational golfer looking for and expecting more from a shaft. Mitsubishi starts with very intensive prototyping and performance testing for every model they introduce. Probably as important as the actual production process though is the extensive collaboration with top tour players from the PGA, LPGA, Nationwide, Champions tour, JPGA, and LJPGA. This collaboration provides input from the skilled players allowing for a betterment process matched by few shaft makers today.

Mitsubishi has what they call Vertical Integration technology. This technology allows them to combine any number of resins and fibers required to increase the performance of the shaft. Mitsubishi puts a lot of stock in this technology and labels this their Material Difference.

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Diamana Red Board is a low torque, active tip, stiff mid-section and softer butt section. The active tip helps “load” the the shaft during the swing transition and promote a higher launch, a great distance achiever. The stiff mid section provides an element of control. This shaft is designed for the average to above average player looking to increase distance without giving up control.

Redboard Spec Sheet

Redboard Model F L Wt Tip/O/L Butt Tq Kick pt.
Diamana Red M63 X 46 67 0.335 3 0.600 3.2 MID
Diamana Red M63 S 46 62 0.335 3 0.600 3.2 MID
Diamana Red M63 R 46 61 0.335 3 0.600 3.2 MID
Diamana Red M63 LITE 46 59 0.335 3 0.600 3.2 MID
Diamana Red M73 X 46 76 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 MID
Diamana Red M73 S 46 73 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 MID
Diamana Red M73 R 46 71 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 MID
Diamana Red M83 X 46 84 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 MID
Diamana Red M83 S 46 83 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 MID

Diamana White Board is a low torque, stiff tip, stiff mid-section and softer butt section. The White Board provides the penetrating ball flight similar to the Blue Board. This shaft is definitely geared for the stronger player looking for good control and slightly higher ball flight than the Blue Board. Higher launch and low spin is definitely the trend to optimize distance. The White Board provides this balance.

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Whiteboard Spec Sheet
Shaft Name F L W Tip/O/L Butt Tq Kick Pt.
Diamana White D63 X 46 64 0.335 3 0.600 3.1 HIGH
Diamana White D63 S 46 61 0.335 3 0.600 3.1 HIGH
Diamana White D63 R 46 59 0.335 3 0.600 3.1 HIGH
Diamana White D73 X 46 73 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 HIGH
Diamana White D73 S 46 72 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 HIGH
Diamana White D83 X 46 84 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 HIGH
Diamana White D83 S 46 83 0.335 3 0.600 2.8 HIGH

Diamana Blue Board shaft is probably the most popular and scrutinized of the three. The Blue Board is a low torque, stiff tip shaft that offers a very balanced feel for a variety of shots. A very stable mid-section offers a less kick to enhance balance and responsiveness. The penetrating ball flight is well suited for the advanced player with plenty of swing speed, looking for a combination of balance, feel and versatility.

Blueboard Spec Sheet
Shaft Name F L W Tip/O/L Butt Tq Kick Pt.
Diamana Blue S63 X 46 65 0.335 3 0.625 3.6 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S63 S 46 63 0.335 3 0.625 3.6 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S63 R 46 60 0.335 3 0.625 3.6 MID
Diamana Blue S63 L 46 58 0.335 3 0.625 3.6 MID
Diamana Blue S73 X 46 71 0.335 3 0.625 3.0 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S73 S 46 69 0.335 3 0.625 3.0 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S73 R 46 68 0.335 3 0.625 3.0 MID
Diamana Blue S83 X 46 81 0.335 3 0.630 3.0 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S83 S 46 78 0.335 3 0.630 3.0 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S83 R 46 77 0.335 3 0.630 3.0 MID
Diamana Blue S93 X 46 96 0.335 3 0.630 2.8 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S93 S 46 93 0.335 3 0.630 2.8 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S103 X 46 105 0.335 3 0.630 2.6 MID/HIGH
Diamana Blue S103 S 46 102 0.335 3 0.630 2.6 MID/HIGH

Player Profile-

The Whiteboard and Redboard due to the kick point, are definitely geared to the stronger player looking for optimal ball trajectory, feel and consistent flex. The shaft has been extremely popular on the PGA and Nationwide tours. The Blueboard, with a lower kick point and higher torque provides a higher launch aiming at the mid-to high handicapper.

Notables that Play the Diamana Shaft-

Pretty good company – Tiger Woods has used the Diamana Whiteboard, Ryuji Imada and Lorena Ochoa. Mitsubishi shafts were used in 10 PGA Tour wins with 8 different players in 2008.

Positives-

The Diamana series is the flagship of Mitsubishi. They place a priority on quality and consistentcy and it shows with their prototyping process which is truly unmatched by any shaft maker. The vertical integration trly sets them apart. The three available models allows makes it accessible for a wide range of players to fit into the shaft.

Negatives-

None worth mentioning, as solid as they come.

Overall Review Rating-

Mitsubishi Diamana has a long-standing reputation, especially amongst the ardent golfer that wants his/her equipment top-notch to match their game. The Diamana offers three outstanding models sure to fit your game. This shaft is truly a players shaft and you owe it to yourself to check out the Mitsubishi Diamana. Return to Golf Gear Select Home.

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