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Recently graduated from graduate school and have a little more time on my hands than in recent years and getting back into playing a lot more. Was internet window shopping and found a deal I couldn’t pass up on a set of Mizuno MP 18 MMC With project X 6.5 (should be getting them Saturday) Wondering if anyone had any experience with the irons and if they like them.

Been gaming Nike vapor pros with DG s300 for past few seasons. I feel like I’m in for a 180 on feel and performance. 

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Besides that you’ll love them, I got nuthin...

 

:titleist-small: TSr2 on tensi blue stiff

:cobra-small: Speedzone 3-wood on Tensi blue S

:callaway-logo-1: Epic Max 5 and 7 woods on HZRDUS  Reg flex

:callaway-logo-1: Paradym 9 wood on HZRDUS reg flex

:taylormade-small: P770 / P790 combo set on Ventus R-6 shafts 6-AW

:mizuno-small:  T22 Denim Copper 54°, 58° on Kinetic X Trajectory 

:EVNROLL: ER3 or,

:edel-golf-1: E.A.S. #4   (“Fang” or “Adele”)
 

:titelist-small: ProV1x, or, Maxfli Tour X

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 , or Sketcher shoes

 

 

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That is a great set. You did not make a bad choice. That is a great set that is still solid. Probably got a good deal in them.

while I personally did not play the mmc irons I would have. They offer a very good look, that is packed with tech and playability.

Driver: Callaway Paradym Triple diamond 10.5 Ventus black TR 6x

3 wood ; Callaway Paradym triple diamond 15 degree, Ventus black TR 7x

Apex UW 19 degree, Ventus black TR 8x

Utility Iron: Mizuno Pro Fli Hi 4 utility, Ventus blue HB 90X

Irons: Callaway Apex MB 5-PW, KBS $ taper 130x

Wedges: Callaway Jaws Raw 50, 54, 58, KBS $ taper 130x

Putter: Wilson Staff TM22, hand torched, KBS cutter putter shaft, Super stroke Pistol GT 1.0

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Project X 6.5's are pretty stiff. I hope you've got a higher swing speed.

But, you can't go wrong with Mizuno irons.

My :1590477705_SunMountain: C-130 cart bag currently includes;

Driver: :srixon-small: z565 10.5*, Miyazaki Kaula Mizu 6 S-Flex
Fairways:  :callaway-small: X-Hot 15* & 18*, Project X PXv R-Flex
Irons: :benhogan-small:Apex Plus, 4-PW, Apex S4-Flex
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CG10; 50*, 54*, 58*, Dynamic Gold W-flex 

Putter: :odyssey-small: White Hot Pro Blade #2
Grips: Golf Pride MCC-Plus 4 & Lamkin UTx
Ball: Kirkland Signature 3-Piece 

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13 minutes ago, J.B. TexasEx said:

Project X 6.5's are pretty stiff. I hope you've got a higher swing speed.

But, you can't go wrong with Mizuno irons.

This right here. The PX shafts will let you know pretty quickly if they work for you or not. I’ve had 6.0 and played s300 for a long time. Performance between them are similar but feel is very different. You are going up a flex and a big change in the stoutness of feels. 

Driver: PXG 0811 X+ Proto w/UST Helium 5F4

Wood: TaylorMade M5 5W w/Accra TZ5 +1/2”, TaylorMade Sim 3W w/Aldila rogue white

Hybrid: PXG Gen2 22* w/AD hybrid

Irons: PXG Gen3 0311T w/Nippon modus 120

Wedges: TaylorMade MG2 50*, Tiger grind 56/60

Putter: Scotty Caemeron Super Rat1

Ball: Titleist Prov1

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I've got the Mizuno MP 18 SC and I do not see myself going with anything else for the next 5+ years if that tells you anything.  

Great choice and congratulations on finishing up school.  As @jlukes mentioned, those are going to feel a lot stiffer and the project x play much lower in ball flight from my experience.  Definitely a great shaft though.  I had the 6.0 in the 710 AP2's years ago.  

Driver:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngMavrik Sub Zero 9* (Set to 10) Ventus Blue 6X

2 Hybrid: :titelist-small: TSI3 Hybrid Tensei Blue 80 X (17.25*)

3 Hybrid :titelist-small: 818 H2 Hybrid Hzrdus RDX Black 6.5 (20.5*)

4 Iron -  :titelist-small: T200 4 Iron Graphite Design Tour AD IZ X Hybrid Shaft

Irons 5-PW:  :titelist-small: T100-S 5 - GW KBS Tour 130 X

Gap/Sand Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 49*  SM8 54* 

Lob Wedge:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngJaws 5 Wedge 58* DG Tour Issue Stiff

Putter:   :scotty-small: Phantom 5.5 34"      Pro Platinum Newport 2 35"      Taylormade Tour Black Spider 34"

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Man, the 6.5's scare me! I had played DG300's and with my new set was between the 6.0s and the $taper and ultimately went $taper. Good luck with them, mp-18s are great.

9* Epic Max LS 9* ADDI 6X

3W F9 ADDI 7X / 2i MP20 HMB AD DI 85S

3-PW MP20 Mixed (3,4 HMB; 5-PW MCC) KBS $Taper

50, 54, 58 RTX4

New putter each round until I stop sucking

Srixon Zstar Yellow

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How does the size of the MMC compare to the Nike Vapor Pro?

 

I have the VPC, and was my first set of players irons. I am use to the head size. Trying to see which Mizuno clubs match their size. Cant find Nike size measurements anywhere. 

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On 4/26/2020 at 9:48 AM, ObsessiveIndecisive said:

Man, the 6.5's scare me! I had played DG300's and with my new set was between the 6.0s and the $taper and ultimately went $taper. Good luck with them, mp-18s are great.

How did your ball-flight change when you switched from the Rifle 6.0s to the $taper?

Just curious.

My :1590477705_SunMountain: C-130 cart bag currently includes;

Driver: :srixon-small: z565 10.5*, Miyazaki Kaula Mizu 6 S-Flex
Fairways:  :callaway-small: X-Hot 15* & 18*, Project X PXv R-Flex
Irons: :benhogan-small:Apex Plus, 4-PW, Apex S4-Flex
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CG10; 50*, 54*, 58*, Dynamic Gold W-flex 

Putter: :odyssey-small: White Hot Pro Blade #2
Grips: Golf Pride MCC-Plus 4 & Lamkin UTx
Ball: Kirkland Signature 3-Piece 

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You can't go wrong with Mizuno's. 

   Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

5 Wood : :callaway-small: Epic Flash 18* Hzdrs Smoke stiff

4 Hybrid: image.png.cf6ab25979c6727ff31e6cc6f719636c.png TSi3 Hzdrs Smoke X flex

     Irons:  :callaway-small: 5-7  Apex forged 19 w/ Modus 120 X

                         9-A Apex Pro 19 w/ Modus 120 X

Wedges:  :callaway-small: MD5 52&56 Jaws Dynamic Gold wedge flex

    Putter: :titelist-small: Scotty Cameron Phantom 5.5 34"

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I game the MP-18 MMC irons with recoil F4 great feeling iron, can’t help with comparing with the Nike. My shoulders would hate me trying to swing a 6.5.

swing em well.

 :srixon-small:  ZX5 MKII LS 8.5

:taylormade-small: Stealth 2 plus 3 wood

:taylormade-small: Stealth 2 plus 5 wood

:taylormade-small: Stealth 2 plus 19.5 Hybrid 

:srixon-small: ZX5 MKll 5 / AW Dart stiff

:taylormade-small: MG3 black 52 9b 58 12b

:scotty-small:  7.5 Phantom 34”

:srixon-small: Z Star Diamond 2023

 

 

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I have a combo set with 7-PW in the MP-20 MMC and I am absolutely in love with the irons. I have a feeling you won't want to take those new sticks out of your bag for a long time. 

Driver: :titelist-small: TSi3 9* w/ Accra Tour Z RPG 462 M4+

3 Wood: :titelist-small:TSi2 15* w/ Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw Blue 65

3 Hybrid: :ping-small: G425 19* w/ Alta CB 70

Irons: :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB (4-6) / MMC (7-PW) w/ DG X100

Wedges: :vokey-small: SM6 54 S-grind / 58 M-grind w/ DG S300

Putter: :odyssey-small: White Hot Rx V-line Fang 

Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5x

Bag: :ping-small: Hoofer 

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On 5/22/2020 at 12:46 PM, J.B. TexasEx said:

How did your ball-flight change when you switched from the Rifle 6.0s to the $taper?

Just curious.

Ball flight was lower and dispersion was not as good with the 6.0's. It was pretty close though.

9* Epic Max LS 9* ADDI 6X

3W F9 ADDI 7X / 2i MP20 HMB AD DI 85S

3-PW MP20 Mixed (3,4 HMB; 5-PW MCC) KBS $Taper

50, 54, 58 RTX4

New putter each round until I stop sucking

Srixon Zstar Yellow

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On 4/22/2020 at 11:35 AM, jlukes said:

Project x 6.5 so are going to be feel very stout compared to the s300s you've been gaming 

I can agree with this because I went from non fitted irons with s300 to fitted mizunos with the 6.5s. Definitely a completely different feel but I’ve gotten used to them and the performance is so much better with the 6.5 shafts for me.

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