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2018 Official Forum Member Review - Snell MTB Black & Red

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I'm also one that continues to be impressed with this ball. From tee to green, both the red and black perform well. Feels good off the driver and for me, the black is comparable in distance to the AVX/CS Truvis. I can get mid irons to stop on the green just fine, and wedge shots, whether full or not, do what I need them to do. Now if I put an awful swing on the ball, its' going to find the woods, but with the performance and price point, I don't know if you'll find a better deal.

Completely agree with all of this 

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I love reading through this thread... I have only tried the original Snell MTB so far and am completely in love with the performance. I still have a box to work through, but will definitely be checking out the new line. From what I read here, it sounds like they definitely deliver. 

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I love reading through this thread... I have only tried the original Snell MTB so far and am completely in love with the performance. I still have a box to work through, but will definitely be checking out the new line. From what I read here, it sounds like they definitely deliver. 

It definitely does! Played the Original and didn't love it for my game but the MTB Black has definitely made all the improvements necessary for everyone to at least consider putting it in play!

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Been playing with the Black pretty much all summer and it never fails to perform even in windy conditions. Just seems to penetrate right on through. Control around the greens is awesome too. I still don't hit many greens, but the few that I've stamped all had the ball stopping right near the landing zones. Also continues to impress with durability. I actually played a full 18 with a single ball not long ago and it hardly looked like it had a mark on it. Love it off the putter face too. Sounds solid and rolls true. Great ball!

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I had an old MTB in my bag last week and played it by accident and wondered what was wrong with my ball. The Black has been and continues to be awesome. I just ordered two more boxes with the flag on them.

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I'm contemplating selling all my Kirkland's and picking up the Black. It performed so well for me and I want to play it...

By the was I loved the OG MTB, but the Black far outperforms the old ball.

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I'm contemplating selling all my Kirkland's and picking up the Black. It performed so well for me and I want to play it...

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Heck, you'd probably make a profit doing that too! :P

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Maybe...I don't know what folks are paying for them. I'll have to check.

Heck, you'd probably make a profit doing that too! :P

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Man the more I play with the MTB Blacks, the more impressed I am. Now I am definitely not a monster on approach shots, but the few times I get it right, say 150-100 in, this ball just STOPS! I mean within yards, or sometimes even feet from the pitch mark...dead. This ball in the hands of someone with better skills than me would surely be impressed by the way it performs consistently to PV1 standards. Chipping with it is also awesome. Soft off the face and accurate.

It will take a lot for a different ball to try and kick this one from my bag. The price is right and the performance is simply outstanding...even for the likes of me. This ball, combined with improved equipment and tons of playing and practice has helped me go from a 30 hcp to a 21 this season. It is consistent, reliable, durable and has awesome feel. All attributes of a "premium" ball but with a cost that is palatable.

Thank-you Dean Snell and thank-you to MGS for helping enlighten me to the fact that all golf balls are not created equal. This one ROCKS!

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Man the more I play with the MTB Blacks, the more impressed I am. Now I am definitely not a monster on approach shots, but the few times I get it right, say 150-100 in, this ball just STOPS! I mean within yards, or sometimes even feet from the pitch mark...dead. This ball in the hands of someone with better skills than me would surely be impressed by the way it performs consistently to PV1 standards. Chipping with it is also awesome. Soft off the face and accurate.
It will take a lot for a different ball to try and kick this one from my bag. The price is right and the performance is simply outstanding...even for the likes of me. This ball, combined with improved equipment and tons of playing and practice has helped me go from a 30 hcp to a 21 this season. It is consistent, reliable, durable and has awesome feel. All attributes of a "premium" ball but with a cost that is palatable.
Thank-you Dean Snell and thank-you to MGS for helping enlighten me to the fact that all golf balls are not created equal. This one ROCKS!

Definitely the Black is a very good ball for someone like me also. They’re no joke.


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Definitely a winner! Especially if your someone who likes to buy multiple boxes at a time, they are a must have! 

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Snell has a sale on the MTB Black right now. 6 Dozen for $150. Pretty darn good, especially for such a great ball! 

I wonder if they'll have a Black Friday Sale?

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I picked up a sixer of the MTB Black myself after getting the test dozen earlier this year. I've also converted a few friends. They just perform. That said, I didn't love the Red, either the sheen on the ball or the feel, especially in the short game, compared to the Black. Different strokes...

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Black has been fantastic for me. I'll be picking up 6 or 12 dozen at some point here. Just not sure if I should wait for Black Friday or not. Decisions decisions.

I picked up a sixer of the MTB Black myself after getting the test dozen earlier this year. I've also converted a few friends. They just perform. That said, I didn't love the Red, either the sheen on the ball or the feel, especially in the short game, compared to the Black. Different strokes...


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I found one (Black) yesterday and hit it for the first time ever on 17 teebox. 311 yds.

then a gap wedge to a few feet for a bird. Then lipped the bird on 18 after 2 more good shots.

and it was pretty beat up too. So it seems really long, stops good.

meh...😂😂

 

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16 hours ago, Sluggo42 said:

I found one (Black) yesterday and hit it for the first time ever on 17 teebox. 311 yds.

then a gap wedge to a few feet for a bird. Then lipped the bird on 18 after 2 more good shots.

and it was pretty beat up too. So it seems really long, stops good.

meh...😂😂

 

I've gotten several comments from playing partners (especially strangers when playing as a single) on how well the Blacks play around the greens especially for shots on par-3 tees. Man if I hit those right-even with a 6i, they just seem to plant themselves real nice like a lawn dart. How'd it sound and feel for you?

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2 hours ago, PING Apologist #9 said:

I've gotten several comments from playing partners (especially strangers when playing as a single) on how well the Blacks play around the greens especially for shots on par-3 tees. Man if I hit those right-even with a 6i, they just seem to plant themselves real nice like a lawn dart. How'd it sound and feel for you?

I only got 4 hits and one 10’ putt and then 2 tap ins.

but, it all felt good, especially the crushed drive . The wedges in were nice, and spun decently. I’m all in on the chrome soft ‘s right now so unfortunately I will probably only play those 2 holes with it. But my initial reaction was good, and enough to where I would definately try them again in the future   

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13 hours ago, dhartmann34 said:

Guess I still love em.... Cause I just got 8 dozen in the mail. emoji16.pngIMG_20181130_155334_879.jpeg

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Hoping Santa does the same for me!

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