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does anybody still make aluminum/bronze iron heads?  who?  or why not?  In the past some club mfr offered irons and wedges made from alloy of alum and bronze, offering a softer feel for more touch.  Is this still true, better feel from alum/bronze?  Callaway Great Big Bertha in 1996.  Gary Player wedges.  ???

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WITB:

Drivers  Callaway Diablo Edge on Habanero 60-r and a Callaway Heavy Fusion on a Recoil F3.

Three wood is a Ping head married to Graphite Design YS AD F speed reg flex red shaft.

3H or H3  Old Adams Idea 3 hybrid on Graffaloy Platinum reg shaft.

4H or H4 Mizuno FLi Hi 4 GFF on an ancient generic graphite shft.

4-7 irons are 2016 Nike Vapor Fly on Recoil F3.  The last cast iron from Nike.

8-w will be new Ping I500 when they arrive, on Recoil F3 shaft.

Wedges:  Mizuno blue 52, Stan Thompson Ginty 2 BeCu sand, Hogan Sure-out sand, Mizuno blue 60.

Chipper  Pat Simmons and looking for an old Don Martin Up n In bronze. 

Putter Scotty Cameron Titleist Futura X counter weight face balanced.  
 

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Welcome to MGS, someone  should chime in that knows the answer fairly soon. 

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Woods - :callaway-small:   Mavrik 3 Wood & Epic Flash  Heavenwood
Hybrid - :callaway-small:   Epic Flash 4H
Irons - :callaway-small:   Rogue X 5 - AW
Wedges -  :cleveland-small:  CBX2 54* & 58*
Putter -   :EVNROLL: ER2
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Welcome to MGS! I don't think does for fear of poor durability and instead just offer raw carbon steel instead of plated to get the softer feel. You may find some putters that still do though 

Driver:  :honma: TR20 (7.5*) - Vizard FP-7X , 1" short & tipped 1", 9 gram weight in the back

3 Wood: :titelist-small: TS3 (14.25*) - Mitsubishi Diamana D+ White 80X, 2 extra grams of head weight

Driving Iron: :titelist-small: U500 2 iron - HZRDUS Smoke (X)

Irons (4-6) :titelist-small: T100S - KBS C-Taper X-Stiff

Irons (7-P) :titelist-small: 620 MB - KBS C-Taper X Stiff

Wedges: QAJzq7h.jpg SM7 Jet Black 50.F.12 / 55.S.11 / 60.M.08 - X100

Putter: 5WoCG8Y.jpgBlack ER2 (Finish Courtesy of NorCal Putters) - :P2-grips-logo: Aware Tour

Bag:  :titelist-small: Hybrid 14

Glove:  Under Armour Strikeskin Tour

Ball: :titelist-small: ProV1 Yellow #3

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Welcome to MGS from NE Ohio! I think one of the reasons you don't see the alloy you alluded to is about 18 -20 years ago the companies ran into environmental issues and to convert to new standards was not cost effective. I know they tried using the Maquilladora Plants along the border of mexico but that sort of fizzled out.

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WITB:

Driver - Callaway BB Alpha 9* Kuro Kage 50g. Reg. Shaft - 45"

3 Wood - Callaway X-Hot 3 Deep Pro 14.5* Project X 5.5

5 Wood - Callaway XR 19* Project X 5.5

3 - 5 Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Hybrids 18*, 22*, & 25* w/ AeroTech i80 SteelFiber Reg. Shaft

6 - PW - Callaway Apex w/ AeroTech i80 SteelFiber Reg. Shaft - Standard length & lofts 

GW, SW & LW - Hogan TK - 49*, 54* & 58* - KBS fst - Wedge flex

Putter - Ping - Mid Ketsch Heavy - 33"

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Welcome to MGS... Great question!

Driver:    :taylormade-small: M4 10.5* / Evenflow Blue 6.0 Stiff / Golf Pride MCC +4 Midsize

Woods: :taylormade-small: M6 3W 15* / Evenflow Blue 6.0 Stiff / Golf Pride MCC +4 Midsize

Hybrid: :taylormade-small: M4 Rescue 19* / KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype 85g Stiff / Golf Pride MCC +4 Midsize

Irons:    :srixon-small:  Z585 4-AW / KBS Tour 90 - Regular +1" / Golf Pride MCC +4 Midsize

Wedges:cleveland-small: CBX - 56* & 60* / KBS Hi Rev 2.0 - Regular +1" / Golf Pride MCC +4 Midsize

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma 2 Tyne 4 Platinum / Superstroke Pistol

Ball:    :taylormade-small: Project a

Bag: :ping-small: Hoofer 14

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Hi one0wonder in Austintown.  I graduated from now defunct Rayen HS north side of Ytown.  My 2 bros grad from South Hi, or, as we pronounced it, Soufff. Now live in San Diego. Just a few miles from corp hq of Callaway, Titleist, Cobra.

 

I know that BeCu went out of production because berrylium is deadly.  But alum and bronze, are they too polluting for current emissions, or is the club so soft that as you say, durability is poor?

 

BTW my witb would be similar if I were to buy new today.  Love the Callaways.  I have a great, old, Hogan Sure out sand,  And a Ginty 2 Stan Thompson BeCu sand also.  I use the Hogan in sand, and the Ginty near the green.

 

Is the Ytown muni 9 hole course still open, on Gypsy at Elm on the border with Liberty Twnshp?  I last visited Ytown in 1997.

Man About Wine  :callaway-small:  :nike-small:  :ping-small: 

 

WITB:

Drivers  Callaway Diablo Edge on Habanero 60-r and a Callaway Heavy Fusion on a Recoil F3.

Three wood is a Ping head married to Graphite Design YS AD F speed reg flex red shaft.

3H or H3  Old Adams Idea 3 hybrid on Graffaloy Platinum reg shaft.

4H or H4 Mizuno FLi Hi 4 GFF on an ancient generic graphite shft.

4-7 irons are 2016 Nike Vapor Fly on Recoil F3.  The last cast iron from Nike.

8-w will be new Ping I500 when they arrive, on Recoil F3 shaft.

Wedges:  Mizuno blue 52, Stan Thompson Ginty 2 BeCu sand, Hogan Sure-out sand, Mizuno blue 60.

Chipper  Pat Simmons and looking for an old Don Martin Up n In bronze. 

Putter Scotty Cameron Titleist Futura X counter weight face balanced.  
 

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:cobra-small: 5 wood 18 TS2 

:mizuno-small:  Irons 4i / 9i MP-20 HMB   
:mizuno-small: wedge T20 46* 50*                                                           

:callaway-small: Wedges MD5 Jaws  58/x

:mizuno-small: Putter M-Craft II black

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I actually just found a set of Snake Eyes Ultimate Design irons on eBay that I used to play a long time ago. They are aluminum bronze heads. The heads are in great shape, just need some cleaning, so I assume the durability is fine on these.

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Driver :callaway-small: Callaway Mavrik 105 set to 9.5, square, Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI 60G Stiff shaft
#3 Wood  :callaway-small: Callaway FT Tour 13 degree neutral setup, Fuijkara 370 Stiff Shaft
Hybrid  :cobra-small:  18 Degree King Cobra Baffler pro, Baffler Stiff shaft
4-PW :titelist-small: Titlest 714 AP2, Standard loft and lie, MGS S Shafts
:benhogan-small: 53, 57 degree loft Hogan Equalizer wedges
1962  :wilson_staff_small: Wilson "Sandy Andy" sand wedge with HUGE bounce!
Putter MLA Pro Classic
:titelist-small: Titlist ProV 1, ProV 1x

Currently Gaming "Costco Kirkland Signature Tour Performance" balls

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           Callaway XR16 - 3 Wood
          Callaway XR16 - 5 Hybrid
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             Titleist SM7 50, 55, 60
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