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#1 RookieBlue7

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 02:02 AM

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Alright, everyone, I got in my test piece this evening, a PX HZRDUS Handcrafted T1100 (pictured below).  I'm going to do this review in stages, so you're going to have to bear with me for a few days, as I am still awaiting the head to arrive I will be testing it with (hopefully it ships out tomorrow and I have it in hand in a couple days).  

Anyway, I'm going to go ahead and do my first impressions.

Straight away, out of the box, I must say this shaft is BEAUTIFUL.  The ion finish that is on it glistens in a way that I couldn't capture indoors with it rainy after work and it getting dark.  I promise Wednesday, I am off work and this baby will get it's rightful recognition in the sunlight.  It is absolutely STUNNING in person though.  Ion grey finish with the neon HZRDUS lettering, just a clean, clean application of graphics, IMO.  I also checked it for spine and FLO to see if it matched up with the grease pencil marking on the butt, and just as I suspected, DEAD NUTS ON.  I can't wait to get the head here so I can truly put this puppy through it's paces.

Shaft:
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And what I'm sure some are wondering on, the head...  I went and demo'd the 2 hottest new drivers out there (name wise) and they were very similar.  I got higher swingspeeds with the new M1 440, but the Epic SubZero I had a better smash factor with.  They were neck and neck in terms of accuracy (I have a video on my phone of 2 balls each from the session).  The determining factor for me was the M1, even with a lower smash factor, I was outpacing the Epic SZ by 6 yards or so.  Accuracy the same, you always go with distance right?  I currently game the 2016 M1 430 in 8.5 degrees with a Rogue or HZRDUS Black (depending on conditions, I can hit the Black lower).  With the T1100 being the Black on steroids, I decided to go up in loft.  I went with a 10.5 2017 M1.  Found one on eBay and tried to get him to end the listing and let me buy it outright.  He didn't, so I patiently waited on the auction to end this evening.  Glad I did, got it cheaper than I was going to offer him outright.  Here's the head:

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Stay Tuned right here folks, I have a feeling this one is going to be something special...


In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.


#2 Fireinthehole

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 02:31 AM

This set up is going to be awesome, looking forward to hearing the results. 

Envy level is at 100%


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Driver:    :taylormade-small: M2 9.5* Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver Tini 70 X

Fairway Woods:  :adams-small: XTD TI 3 wood Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver Tini 70 X

Hybrid:  :adams-small: Super LS 4H Tour Ad Di 85x,  :mizuno-small: MP H5 1 iron C taper lite X

Irons:       :mizuno-small: MP-5    5-PW, Project X6.5 LZ shafts

Wedges:   :mizuno-small:  MP-T5 50*    :vokey-small: TVD Custom 54*, SM6 58*  

Putter:    :cameron-small:     2014 Golo 7 34.5"

Ball:      :taylormade-small: Tour Preffered X

Bag: Clicgear B3 &  :titelist-small:  Lightweight Stand bag

Shoes:  Adidas Asym Boost


#3 fozcycle

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 02:32 AM

Rookie, you have peaked my interest.


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Posted 24 January 2017 - 02:51 AM

I like ya style Blue and looking forward to more on this beauty.


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#5 RookieBlue7

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 03:13 AM

So this seller had a new M1 used listed answered questions on the listing and let the listing run through the end. I win it at $406 and pay instantly. This dirtbag refunds my payment and says the item is "damaged". No, he didn't get what he wanted for it and so he refunded a no reserve listing. His eBay store is golftourstyle and I will be happy to provide his name and address to anyone that asks it. It's a real dirtbag move to pull because you didn't set a reserve and didn't get what you wanted for it. Karma is a b!tch though.

If anyone has an M1 440 in 10.5 I need it for testing ASAP for the T1100 I just got for review.

What a freaking dirtbag. If anyone is in Broken Arrow, OK and knows this shop, please verify this dirtbag destroys this head because there's not a thing wrong with it other than he didn't like what I bought it for

In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.


#6 Fireinthehole

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 05:02 AM

Wow that's messed up. Though 406 for just the head ain't bad.


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Driver:    :taylormade-small: M2 9.5* Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver Tini 70 X

Fairway Woods:  :adams-small: XTD TI 3 wood Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver Tini 70 X

Hybrid:  :adams-small: Super LS 4H Tour Ad Di 85x,  :mizuno-small: MP H5 1 iron C taper lite X

Irons:       :mizuno-small: MP-5    5-PW, Project X6.5 LZ shafts

Wedges:   :mizuno-small:  MP-T5 50*    :vokey-small: TVD Custom 54*, SM6 58*  

Putter:    :cameron-small:     2014 Golo 7 34.5"

Ball:      :taylormade-small: Tour Preffered X

Bag: Clicgear B3 &  :titelist-small:  Lightweight Stand bag

Shoes:  Adidas Asym Boost


#7 chershey

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 01:43 PM

I hate unethical sellers like that. I've sold plenty of things on eBay and gotten less than I hoped but I've also had the opposite happen. That shaft is supposed to be amazing. I can't wait to hear how it performs for you.


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#8 fozcycle

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 06:41 PM

That has happened to me before.


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#9 Jonnythec

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 06:23 PM

I checked his eBay page, he's got a bunch of garbage on there right now.


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#10 RookieBlue7

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Posted 31 January 2017 - 12:09 PM

Alright, I have a different head on the way now. Hopefully it's here this week. I want to test this weekend. I bought a 2017 M2 this time. I decided that because I was cleaning my 16' M1 the other night and noticed it's got some spider cracks in the crown. If the M2 gets here, I'll be sending the M1 in and if they replace it I don't know which year M1 they'd replace with. So I'm going to wait on the results of that to determine whether to buy a new M1 or not

In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.


#11 RookieBlue7

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Posted 01 February 2017 - 10:17 PM

I'll get some pics up in a bit but I have everything assembled... muwhahaha

In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.


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Posted 02 February 2017 - 08:04 PM

It's sprinkling outside right now, but I did hit 5 balls out through the backyard into the pasture behind me. This shaft will take all I can throw at it. Holy cow is is stable

In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.


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Posted 03 February 2017 - 12:32 AM

Some pics (sorry, was raining today. I did manage to hit 5 balls in the sprinkle and the shaft took all I could throw at it).

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And my fat boy was hamming it up while I was snapping pics so I took one of him too(his nightly face cleaning is up in just a few)...

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In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.


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Posted 03 February 2017 - 10:48 PM

What did you think of the new M2 vs last seasons?


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Mix-Bag:

Driver:    :taylormade-small: M2 9.5* Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver Tini 70 X

Fairway Woods:  :adams-small: XTD TI 3 wood Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver Tini 70 X

Hybrid:  :adams-small: Super LS 4H Tour Ad Di 85x,  :mizuno-small: MP H5 1 iron C taper lite X

Irons:       :mizuno-small: MP-5    5-PW, Project X6.5 LZ shafts

Wedges:   :mizuno-small:  MP-T5 50*    :vokey-small: TVD Custom 54*, SM6 58*  

Putter:    :cameron-small:     2014 Golo 7 34.5"

Ball:      :taylormade-small: Tour Preffered X

Bag: Clicgear B3 &  :titelist-small:  Lightweight Stand bag

Shoes:  Adidas Asym Boost


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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:18 AM

I'll update this shortly. I had a range session today. Last year's m2 lost to the M1 440 for me.

In The Bag
Driver: TaylorMade M1 430 w/ Project X HZRDUS Black Handcrafted or Aldila Rogue X 
Strong 3 wood: Taylormade SLDR TS 13* with Aldila NV 75X
3 Hybrid: Adams PRO 18* w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
4 Hybrid: Adams PRO 20* (bent to 21*) w/ KBS Tour Hybrid S flex tipped 1/2"
5-7I : Tour Issued Adams CB2 w/ Dynamic Gold Tour issue S400 hardstepped 1x
8-GW: Tour Issued Adams CB1 w/ Dynamic Gold S400 hardstepped 1x

SW: 56* Scratch Tour Dept(CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
LW: 60* Scratch Tour Department (CC grooves) w/ Dynamic Gold Spinner
XW: 64* Cally XForged Vintage w/ DG X100 8 iron tiger stepped
Putter: Mannkrafted MA/44 Sick n Twisted Mini 34", 71* lie, 4* loft

Have a ton of back-ups in all categories, but there are always 14 clubs in the bag that differ depending on the course and set-up. Bomb and gouge. Yes, I'm a club gigolo.





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