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Congrats folks!

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 (8*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Fairway:   :ping-small: G400 (14.5*) with Diamana Kai'li X-stiff

Irons: :ping-small: Crossover 3 iron (19*) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shaft

            :titelist-small: AP3 (4/5) and AP2 (6-PW) with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Wedges: Scor 50*, 54*, and 58* with TT Dynamic Gold 120 S400 shafts

Putter:  :cameron-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 Midslant

Handicap: 3

Location: Illinois...until i can get my wife to move to a warmer climate

Right Handed: Although sometimes I wonder if left handed would suit me better :blink:

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2 hours ago, Justin Morehead said:

Justin Morehead/ Lufkin, TX 

handicap: +4.4

Irons in play: Titleist ap2 718 

carry distance of 7 iron: 178 

appreciate the opportunity 

hey Justin- the testers have been chosen for this one already. Stick around though as there will no doubt be many other MGS opportunities.

Welcome to the Forum.

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Driver     Awaiting NEW Driver (after 10 yrs)  
4 Wood   Callaway Big Bertha Steelhead plus 4+  :callaway-small: Callaway shaft in 'Firm' flex

Hybrid     Titleist 910H 19*    :titelist-small:   Diamana ahina 'flower' shaft in 'S'

Irons         Mizuno MP18SC 4-PW   :mizuno-small:  N.S Pro Modus3 Tour 105 in 'S'

Wedges    Callaway Mack Daddy forged in black 50* and 54*  :callaway-small:   KBS Tour in 'R'

Putter        'YES' Tracy 11 C groove 34.5"

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I know we are all anxiously awaiting the start of this test. While we do that, I'll share with the forum group the questions I'll be going over with my fitter when we reach that stage.

1. Ball flight. These are a different category of iron than my previous two sets. The Mizuno  JPX850 Forged, and my current gamers the Hogan PTx are more in the niche of Players Distance irons where the G410 leans more toward Game Improvement. My current iron ball flight is already fairly high. My concern with the G410 is that it will wind up being too high so we will probably be tweaking the shaft choices to dial in the ball flight.

2. Swing weight differences. Looking at the specs, my current irons stay at D2 in the 4 thru 9 iron, then progress to D3 in the wedges. The G410 specs start at D0 in the long irons and have more progression to D2 in the U-wedge. Again, shaft selection may alter that a bit, but I'm very interested to see if I can even tell the difference and what difference it will make performance wise. Right now I'm a little leery of pulling the 4-iron, not that I need to very often.

3. Gapping the low end of the bag. Right now I've got pretty solid distance gapping between my PW and gap wedge. The Hogan PW is 45* and my first wedge is 50* and that gives me 125 and 110 respectively. I'm a bit worried the distance engineering of the Pings will alter that gap. Not sure how far into the wedges Ping is setting us up with, but my going-in expectation is 4-PW or 4-UW.

I'll have more for the discussion once the review thread is up and running, but those are my thoughts starting out. This is gonna be a lot of fun!

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Driver:  PXG 811x Gen1, HZRDS Smoke Yellow 60g S

Fariway:   :titelist-small: 917 F2, 3-Wood Fujikura Blue 

Hybrid:   :ping-small: G410 18*

Irons:  :titelist-small: T300 4-5, T200 6-PW Nippon 880 Pro R

Wedges:  :cleveland-small:  CBX2 50*, 54*, 58*, TT Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex

Putter:  :odyssey-small:  EXO Rossie 34.5" (Tester) 

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Can't wait for you guys to post your Stage 1 & 2's. I have always favored Ping and currently have a 410 SFT driver in my bag which I LOVE. Unfortunately and major disappointment  - when I got fit earlier this year the D-7's were better for me than the 410's. Since my game has improved over the summer and I didn't buy the D-7's (my wife's new clubs were a higher priority) maybe I'll go get refit this winter. 

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Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

Cobra King F-9  5 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
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:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

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Golf Balls: Snell MTB-X 

2020 Official Tester :SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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Great group of testers - do great guys!


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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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Congrats guys! I’m looking forward to hearing how they work out for you guys.


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 Atmos Red 7S
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Apex CF19 4-AW C-Taper Lite S
SM7's RAW 50F - 54S - 58M - 62M

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Just a heads up to the forum.  Like the long game gapping testing.  We are arranging for the testers to be fit by PING.  So it may take a bit before they get the irons and stage ones for up. 

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:titelist-small: TSi2 Kuro Kage 50g R Flex

:titelist-small: TSi2 16.5 FW with GD AD IZ 6 Shaft

:ping-small:  G410 FW 7 Alta CB R flex 

:ping-small: G410 Hybrid 26 degree Alta CB R Flex

:titelist-small: T100S/T200 Combo 5-7 T100S 8-P T200 TT Black Oynx R Flex

:titelist-small: SM7 54.08 F 58.12 K 

:ping-small: Heppler Tomcast 

:titelist-small: ProV1X Play number 12

 

 

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Just a heads up to the forum.  Like the long game gapping testing.  We are arranging for the testers to be fit by PING.  So it may take a bit before they get the irons and stage ones for up. 

As tough as it may be Patience, a lot of Patience


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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Looking forward to your reviews. Was hoping to get to try these as upgrade to my G15, bit will get to eat some popcorn 🍿 and watch the show 

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WITB

G400 10.5 

M2 3HL

Titleist 818 3 and 4 hybrid 

Ping G15 5-gap

Vokey SM7 54 degrees 

Vokey SM6 58 degrees 

Bobby Grace Shiloh putter

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Should be a great set of reviews, but I think it's time to lock this application thread up.

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:callaway-small: Mavrik Sub Zero 15°, Aldila Rogue White 130 MSI 70 S
:cobra-small: F6 5-6W, 18.5°, Fujikura Motore 6.3
:adams-small: XTD Proto dHy 21°, Aldila Green NV Hybrid 105 S
:Sub70: 699 Pro, Modus3 105, 5–PW
:Sub70: Forged Black 50°, 54°, and 58°
:odyssey-small: Stroke Lab EXO Seven Mini, 34"
:srixon-small: Z-Star XV

Full WITB with pictures

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