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2 hours ago, cnosil said:

Yep;  on my radar as well.  SM8s or RTX Zipcores??????

SM8s are already on borrowed time 😂

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CBX 54* wedge.... thinking about trying a cavity back vs blade style since I take more full shots with the 54.

 

Also: my 13 y/o son is taking his first lessons and starting to get interested - thinking about the Wilson JGI set for him

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I got fitted locally in Philly by Izett in 2016. I'm playing more this year and plan to keep it up in the next few years as my oldest heads to college and my youngest gets to high school. So instead of pondering new clubs (which I've done a TON of trading so far this year), I'm going to spend some $ at Club Champion and get fully fitted again. They have a deal going if you spend $500 on merchandise then your $350 full bag fitting is free. I can get new wedges now, or a new putter and a wedge or two and get the fitting for free. So stay tuned on what I'm ultimately considering getting. 🙂

And yes, I know CC has HIGH prices, I won't buy my whole bag there, but even if the $500 I spend would "normally" be $350, it's still $700 of value (clubs + fitting) for only $500. Good deal to me! 🙂

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SeeMore can make a broomstick putter...this was information that I did not need to know.


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SeeMore can make a broomstick putter...this was information that I did not need to know.


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I am surprised that you didn’t know that already.

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I am surprised that you didn’t know that already.

I didn’t, but I had to ask them and it is a pretty flat stick. I have wanted to have them do a putter for me for years.


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PXG 0811XF Gen 2 10.5* (set at 9*) AD VR 6x

PXG 0341X Gen 2 15* AD TP 7x

PXG 0317X Gen 2 19* KBS Proto 95x

PXG 0311T Gen 3 4-6 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 ST 7 - PW KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 50/10 KBS $ Taper 130

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52 minutes ago, GolfSpy Stroker said:

CBX 54* wedge.... thinking about trying a cavity back vs blade style since I take more full shots with the 54.

 

Also: my 13 y/o son is taking his first lessons and starting to get interested - thinking about the Wilson JGI set for him

The CBX wedges are really awesome

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Driver shafts

3 and 5w, or maybe a 19* hybrid?

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Back on the graphite shaft thought train.  During most wanted testing I have been grabbing clubs with graphite shafts to warm up and today I grabbed a PXG with Mitsubishi MMT shaft.  I have to say that that shaft made the PXG feel amazing.  Haven't been a big fan of the PXG clubs during testing; granted I wasn't fit for them,  but that Mitsubishi shaft!!!  My swing felt soooooo  good.  

Also has me thinking if the lighter weight might be a benefit instead of the 120gr I currently play.   Will probably start a used club search for something with an 80-90 gram graphite shaft.  

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On 6/30/2020 at 4:29 AM, yungkory said:

Driver shafts

3 and 5w, or maybe a 19* hybrid?

I’m on this wagon right now as well. I’m on eBay like a hawk rifgt now. Have some TS2 3 woods in my site as well as some sims (just to see if I like it). Also driver shafts....so many choices 

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On 6/29/2020 at 10:38 AM, GolfSpy Stroker said:

CBX 54* wedge.... thinking about trying a cavity back vs blade style since I take more full shots with the 54.

 

Also: my 13 y/o son is taking his first lessons and starting to get interested - thinking about the Wilson JGI set for him

Should have taken some swings with mine the other day. Have the 50/54/58 cbx2s and they’re just fantastic (didn’t show the other day) but that was a very odd day

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:cleveland-small: 50, 54, 58 CBX2  Nippon Modus 125 VS :titelist-small: 52, 56, 60 SM7 Nippon Modus 125

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7 minutes ago, Lacassem said:

Should have taken some swings with mine the other day. Have the 50/54/58 cbx2s and they’re just fantastic (didn’t show the other day) but that was a very odd day

@GolfSpy Stroker I can vouch for Mark that he was not playing up to his usual standard then.  Those wedges have been pretty dynamite for him, and it doesn't seem like he lost any workability around the green and they look great too.  I would definitely check them out! 

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I'm looking into new irons... I am definitely not searching out any one brand.  I want fitted to what works best for me.  My irons are the oldest sticks in my bag... it's time.  🤯

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I'm thinking about purchasing more golf balls...lol. It took some time to figure this TS3 out and find my swing again. I don't think a dozen balls is going to last the rest of the season! 😂

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27 minutes ago, cnosil said:

Back on the graphite shaft thought train.  During most wanted testing I have been grabbing clubs with graphite shafts to warm up and today I grabbed a PXG with Mitsubishi MMT shaft.  I have to say that that shaft made the PXG feel amazing.  Haven't been a big fan of the PXG clubs during testing; granted I wasn't fit for them,  but that Mitsubishi shaft!!!  My swing felt soooooo  good.  

Also has me thinking if the lighter weight might be a benefit instead of the 120gr I currently play.   Will probably start a used club search for something with an 80-90 gram graphite shaft.  

 

... Honestly I don't know why any serious golfer plays steel in their irons considering the graphite iron shafts that are available today. Posted this before but I started with 130gm NV Tour shafts that had 1.5* of torque and were better than DGS300's in every way. Next I played NV Pro 105's and loved them. VS Proto 100's were even better for my swing so I tried the VS Proto 85's and they were just too light for me. I have found 95gms is my limit and obviously that is the #1 weight played on all the tours. There is just something to fit every swing and with less wear and tear on your joints as well as a kick point/torque with a dampened feel that still provides plenty of feedback, I just think graphite iron shafts are a no brainer if you play and/or practice a couple times a week. I took a chance on the Kuro Kage Tini 105 gm shafts that came with my T100-S but I absolutely love them. 

... That said, 120 gms to 80-90 gms is a pretty big jump. But you demo so many different irons I imagine you have a feel for what works for you as far as weight is concerned. 👍

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5 minutes ago, chisag said:

 

... Honestly I don't know why any serious golfer plays steel in their irons considering the graphite iron shafts that are available today. Posted this before but I started with 130gm NV Tour shafts that had 1.5* of torque and were better than DGS300's in every way. Next I played NV Pro 105's and loved them. VS Proto 100's were even better for my swing so I tried the VS Proto 85's and they were just too light for me. I have found 95gms is my limit and obviously that is the #1 weight played on all the tours. There is just something to fit every swing and with less wear and tear on your joints as well as a kick point/torque with a dampened feel that still provides plenty of feedback, I just think graphite iron shafts are a no brainer if you play and/or practice a couple times a week. I took a chance on the Kuro Kage Tini 105 gm shafts that came with my T100-S but I absolutely love them. 

... That said, 120 gms to 80-90 gms is a pretty big jump. But you demo so many different irons I imagine you have a feel for what works for you as far as weight is concerned. 👍

I have hit many graphite shafted irons over the years. I didn't find any of them to be suited for me.  I will be 61 in September.  I have lost distance in every club.... and I hate it! But.... I very well might look into Graphite in my irons when I purchase new. What the hell... driver and fairway woods are graphite???

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44 minutes ago, silver & black said:

I have hit many graphite shafted irons over the years. I didn't find any of them to be suited for me.  I will be 61 in September.  I have lost distance in every club.... and I hate it! But.... I very well might look into Graphite in my irons when I purchase new. What the hell... driver and fairway woods are graphite???

 

... I could be wrong, but my guess is you just didn't hit the right graphite shafts. Considering Recoil and Steelfiber alone there are 95, 110 and 125 gm shafts. The 125's are beasts for aggressive hitters or young and strong guys looking for some joint pain relief. The 95's are played by Fred Couples and Matt Kuchar so they are certainly substantial enough. The 110's kinda split the difference. These graphite shafts can but don't necessarily add more distance, unless you are coming from a 120-130 gm shaft and play the 95's. They just feel so much better and even after a long range session, you don't feel beat up. At 61 your joints are taking some un needed wear and tear with steel. Took me forever to talk my playing pard into using them as he was a Project X guy forever. But he started getting some elbow and wrist pain but after switching to graphite those aches and pains disappeared.  

... Obvious the guys/gals on the Champions and LPGA Tours play a ton of graphite in their irons and I think when the PGA Tour guys start making the switch, we will see more and more of them. 

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14 minutes ago, chisag said:

 

... Honestly I don't know why any serious golfer plays steel in their irons considering the graphite iron shafts that are available today. Posted this before but I started with 130gm NV Tour shafts that had 1.5* of torque and were better than DGS300's in every way. Next I played NV Pro 105's and loved them. VS Proto 100's were even better for my swing so I tried the VS Proto 85's and they were just too light for me. I have found 95gms is my limit and obviously that is the #1 weight played on all the tours. There is just something to fit every swing and with less wear and tear on your joints as well as a kick point/torque with a dampened feel that still provides plenty of feedback, I just think graphite iron shafts are a no brainer if you play and/or practice a couple times a week. I took a chance on the Kuro Kage Tini 105 gm shafts that came with my T100-S but I absolutely love them. 

... That said, 120 gms to 80-90 gms is a pretty big jump. But you demo so many different irons I imagine you have a feel for what works for you as far as weight is concerned. 👍

I think I have reached that point where I want graphite.  I know it is a big jump from 120 to 80/90 and that may not be where I end up but it is still difficult to find lots of graphite shafts to demo.  That weight range seems to be where most graphite shafts generally fall.  

 Most of the clubs at MGS are steel and the graphite are generally lightweight and regular or senior flex.  I have tried Harry's Fujikura's,  but they X flex was a bit more than I could handle.   I have been reading your posts in the Titleist thread and knew you liked them.   

I will probably just keep an eye out at my local store since they have a large used club inventory that changes over a lot.  Thanks for your input!

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15 minutes ago, chisag said:

 

... I could be wrong, but my guess is you just didn't hit the right graphite shafts. Considering Recoil and Steelfiber alone there are 95, 110 and 125 gm shafts. The 125's are beasts for triongh hitters or young and strong guys looking for some joint pain relief. The 95's are played by Fred Couples and Matt Kuchar so they are certainly substantial enough. The 110's kinda split the difference. These graphite shafts can but don't necessarily add more distance, unless you are coming from a 120-130 gm shaft and play the 95's. They just feel so much better and even after a long range session, you don't feel beat up. At 61 your joints are taking some un needed wear and tear with steel. Took me forever to talk my playing pard into using them as he was a Project X guy forever. But he started getting some elbow and wrist pain but after switching to graphite those aches and pains disappeared.  

... Obvious the guys/gals on the Champions and LPGA Tours play a ton of graphite in their irons and I think when the PGA Tour guys start making the switch, we will see more and more of them. 

I will seriously consider Graphite in my next purchase. I'm getting older... and it's slowly sinking in...lol. I have bad shoulders and a not very good back. I want to play as good as I can for as long as I can,,,lol. My medical problems are not internal.... all are joint related, due to my endeavors in my youth...lol. I love golf, and I want ro enjoy it for as long as I can. I respect your opinion on the game and equipment.

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