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Old 10-20-2013, 01:18 PM   #225
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Originally Posted by Don't Let It Bounce View Post
A question from a Babo-n00b: Why were Soft Drive and Soft Power called "soft" when their stiffnesses, according to specs, were in the high 60's and low 70's? Was it just because they had a softer flex than the "Pure" versions?
For the first generation the soft versions had a lower stiffness rating (although for the Drives the difference was minimal 65RA vs 67RA), had a different composition (the Pure were 100% graphite while the Soft were 80% graphite and 20% fibreglass) and where lighter with the balance shifted more towards the head (less head light if you prefer).
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