Golf Putter Head Material

I recebtly salvagd the shaft from $1 fles market putter for another purpose. The head is very heavy for its size and nonmagnetic. What type of alloy
or metal is it? Any ideas? Thanks, CP
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On Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:30:12 -0700, MOP CAP wrote:

A few kinds of stainless steel are used in golf club heads (see eg <https://www.hirekogolf.com/clubheads-material-differences ) but it looks like all of those mentioned there (17-4, 431, maraging) are martensitic and magnetic. Zinc putter heads are mentioned near the end of the page, and are a good possibility for a $1 putter. Zinc is a little less dense than iron but significantly softer. If it's zinc you could easily drill it, or carve shavings off.
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Possibly tungsten. https://www.ebay.com/b/Tungsten-Head-Putter-Golf-Clubs/115280/bn_65548458
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Lots of them have been made of bronze, which is quite heavy compared to steel and steel alloys. Its density varies a bit with the alloy but it's generally around 8.5 g/cm^3 versus 7.7 for steel. Some bronze alloys, such as gunmetal, do not look like brass.
There also are tungsten-head putters. They're much heavier still -- 19.3 g/cm^3 -- alsmot twice as heavy as lead.
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