Jump to content

Whatever happened to the Snell MTB Red?


WpgJimmy
 Share

Recommended Posts

FWIW here's the article I'm referring to.

Article is from 2018 release. Snell has evolved into the Black and X so my uneducated guess would be the red evolved into the X.
  • Like 2

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 5-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:  logo-horizontal-black.svg Directed Force 2.1

Backups:  :taylormade-small:TM-180, :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, Bellum Winmore 787, :seemore-small: mFGP2,

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Agree with sirchunksalot and cnosil...red went to the X.

 

MDGolfHacker

  • Like 2

What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1 / :srixon-small: Z*Stars

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

Facebook:   md golfhacker
Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
Instagram:   mdgolfhacker

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Yeah, Red was a little too spinny, the new X spins less with the driver and long irons, but still more than the Black with short irons.

:titelist-small: Irons Titleist AP2 714, KBS Tour S, 3 flat

:callaway-small: Rogue SubZero, GD YS-Six X

:vokey-small: 52, 56, and 60 wedges

:ping-small: B60 G5i putter

Right handed

Reston, Virginia

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The MTB Red was a big deviation from Dean’s prior designs given that it was a TPU cover (vs cast thermoset urethane) and Nike’s abandoned 336 dimple design (vs his 360 LDP pattern that he developed when at TaylorMade). It was produced by the Phantom factory in China (same factory that produced for Nike and Costco's Kirkland 3-piece among others). Not sure why Dean chose this path, possibly Nassau not having available capacity at the time but ultimately it was not well received vs the Nassau MTB offerings it is not missed. The MTB X that “replaced” the MTB Red in the lineup is a noticeably better across the board (especially feel). 

Edited by storm319
  • Like 5

:titelist-small:  915D3

:titelist-small:  909F2

:titelist-small:  690.CB

:titelist-small:  Vokey SM5

:ping-small:  iWi D66

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...
On 4/6/2020 at 10:21 AM, WpgJimmy said:

Stumbled across what I thought was a new article about the MTB Black vs MTB Red on Snell's website... anyone know whatever happened to the Red?

The complaint about the MTB Red was that it was too "spinny", especially off the driver.   Dean Snell said they addressed that with the MTBx

  • Like 1

TS2 Driver 16.5 degree fairway metal

918 19/23 hybrid

Apex 21 Irons Nippon NS Pro Modus3

Vokey Wedges 54/58

Cameron Newport Select mallet

MyGolfSpy junkie since 2017

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...