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I've played with custom-fit irons that are 2* flat for almost a decade. But my sand and lob wedges are stock standard lie. No good reason for this; I've just always bought them off the rack. I really need a new sand wedge. Shouldn't I special order it to my usual specs?

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Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4 Wood (17*) - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
7 Wood  - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha Warbird S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
5i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
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3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4i - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )

 

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Get fit if possible just to be sure. I have 1 degree upright irons but use standard wedges. If I go flat like many say you “have” to I flare all my full shots out to the right. Shaft will make a huge difference as well of course.

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I am not a fitter but have read a few places that wedges should be flatter than your irons.  This also depends on your miss as well.  In general if a club is too upright the miss will be left, and too flat the miss will be right.  

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4 Wood - Callaway Rogue - Project X Evenflow blue 6.0

Hybrids - Titleist 818 H2 -  3(c-1) and 4(c-4) - Tensei CK Blue 70 stiff

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No ones asked the important question of - how do you hit them?

 

Have you had issues with hitting them left?

 

Plus “standard” lies on wedges are often a bit flat so going 2 degrees may be more than that.

 

Either get fit or get them neutral, see the results and adjust from there.

 

 

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Ping G410 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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No ones asked the important question of - how do you hit them?

 

Have you had issues with hitting them left?

 

Plus “standard” lies on wedges are often a bit flat so going 2 degrees may be more than that.

 

Either get fit or get them neutral, see the results and adjust from there.

 

 

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I'd go this route as well. Plus 2 flat from one OEM might not be the same as 2 flat from another.

 

 

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3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

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Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

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No ones asked the important question of - how do you hit them?

 

Have you had issues with hitting them left?

 

Plus “standard” lies on wedges are often a bit flat so going 2 degrees may be more than that.

 

Either get fit or get them neutral, see the results and adjust from there.

That's a great question. I don't have a problem with hitting them left, at least not according to my stats in Golf Pad. My biggest problem with them is chunking/thinning less-than-full shots.

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What's in the bag:
Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4 Wood (17*) - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
7 Wood  - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha Warbird S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
5i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
Putter - :ping-small: Craz-e
Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5 (Black)
Ball -  :taylormade-small: TP5X Pix
Instagram - @hardcorelooper
Twitter - @meovino
Facebook - mike.eovino

What's in timeout:
3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4i - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )

 

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You can have the adjusted if you don't like the way if they are performing.

do a lie test with a fitter if for nothing else peace of mind.

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Irons - 5-pw, GW stnd length 5.0 flex same grip 1 deg flat. Type low medium offset cavity back, no diggers

Wedges - 56 and 60 tour grind wedge spinner and mcc4+ grip 2 flat 10 and 8 in bounce

Putter - 33" 3 deg loft 70 lie, lrg slight line slightly toe hang

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That's a great question. I don't have a problem with hitting them left, at least not according to my stats in Golf Pad. My biggest problem with them is chunking/thinning less-than-full shots.

Join the club - I doubt that's the lie though - probably the dreaded deceleration.

 

 

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Ping G410 - turned down to11.25 degrees, neutral setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

SCOR 52,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Currently testing Edison wedges to replace SCORS that are wearing out. Also auditions for the 14th spot in the bag.  Current possibilities are a Ping 26 degree hybrid - duplicates the 9 wood or 5 iron but would be used almost exclusively for chipping or Tour Exotics 3 wood simply because you can carry 14 clubs and I might occasionally hit it in certain unusual wind conditions once every four or five rounds. 

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Join the club - I doubt that's the lie though - probably the dreaded deceleration.

Oh yeah, that's absolutely deceleration due to lack of practice and my having the touch of an axe murderer. And with our little short game playground, there's really no excuse for it, other than that I'm not making the time I need to.

 

I'm in the market for new wedges because mine are so old and the grooves are wearing down.

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What's in the bag:
Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4 Wood (17*) - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
7 Wood  - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha Warbird S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
5i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
Putter - :ping-small: Craz-e
Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5 (Black)
Ball -  :taylormade-small: TP5X Pix
Instagram - @hardcorelooper
Twitter - @meovino
Facebook - mike.eovino

What's in timeout:
3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4i - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )

 

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All wedges are pretty easy to bend even though they are cast. It's a 5 minute adjustment.

 

 

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:wilson_staff_small: F5 17 degree hybrid w/Rogue Black 85X

:wilson_staff_small:C300 Forged 3-5 w/C-Taper 130X

:wilson_staff_small: FG Tour V6 5-6 w/C-Taper 130X

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Interesting topic as my new irons are 2 up and 1/2 longer in length.   Do you guys have your wedge length the same as your  irons?

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Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 6 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
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Interesting topic as my new irons are 2 up and 1/2 longer in length. Do you guys have your wedge length the same as your irons?

OG, I just ordered my new wedge, and 2 more will follow. Same length as my 9 iron, same lie.

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OG, I just ordered my new wedge, and 2 more will follow. Same length as my 9 iron, same lie.

 

Interesting concept and looking forward to your take on the length thing. 

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Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 6 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
Odyssey Triple Track 10 Putter 


 

 

 



 

 

 

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I checked out JS' specs. PW-62 are all the same length. Tiger too I believe. I'm sure there are more.

How does that affect the normal yardage for say a 50 degree wedge? Does the extra shaft length affect overall carry?

 

 

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Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 6 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
Odyssey Triple Track 10 Putter 


 

 

 



 

 

 

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How does that affect the normal yardage for say a 50 degree wedge? Does the extra shaft length affect overall carry?

 

 

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Not sure...? A normal 50° is around 35.5” I think on average. My 9 iron is 36”, so a half inch. Maybe a yard or couple yards? The new 61° will be an inch longer, I mostly did that to lower the swing weight from D5, I like around D3, and if my calculations are correct it should be right around that. Might get 3-5 more yards there? Probably more spin. Launch will be slightly higher if what I read is true.

 

So in summary I doubt I'll see anything different.

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