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At the end of last season I got fit for new irons and ended up being put into Mizuno JPX 921 Forged with Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts. I have a 52, 56, 60 wedge setup in my bag and they all have the stock shafts which are Dynamic Gold S200's. I was thinking about having the wedges re-shafted with the Modus 120 Stiff going slightly softer than my iron shafts. Can anyone give me any insight if this would be a good idea and what the pro's and con's might be? 

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7 minutes ago, Tincup_19 said:

At the end of last season I got fit for new irons and ended up being put into Mizuno JPX 921 Forged with Nippon Modus 120 X-Stiff shafts. I have a 52, 56, 60 wedge setup in my bag and they all have the stock shafts which are Dynamic Gold S200's. I was thinking about having the wedges re-shafted with the Modus 120 Stiff going slightly softer than my iron shafts. Can anyone give me any insight if this would be a good idea and what the pro's and con's might be? 

Thanks. 

Lots of opinions on this.  How do you use your wedges?  
if you take full swings, general advice is match the iron shafts.

if you only do partial swings, general advice is heavier and softer tip or softer flex.  

The best option is to do a wedge fitting and see what works for you. 
 

Pros and cons to this are you hit shots better or you hit shots worse as club setup is unique to each individual.  

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I’ll echo the above statement. If you hit full shots especially with a gap wedge a lot of times people will keep same shaft from irons. I’ve found success having the same shaft or if I am playing dynamic gold x100 or x7 to have s400. It’s slightly softer to flex but heavier. When I played project x 6.5, i kept the same shaft through the entire irons and wedges. Some keep the same shaft and soft step it. As stated above, wedge fitting is best but general statement would be to find similar profile to irons and maybe even keeping modus 120x but soft stepped. 

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53 minutes ago, cnosil said:

Lots of opinions on this.  How do you use your wedges?  
if you take full swings, general advice is match the iron shafts.

if you only do partial swings, general advice is heavier and softer tip or softer flex.  

The best option is to do a wedge fitting and see what works for you. 
 

Pros and cons to this are you hit shots better or you hit shots worse as club setup is unique to each individual.  

I would say i do hit some full shots with the 52 but typically with the 56 and 60 i'm never full swinging those wedges. 

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11 minutes ago, LeftyMatt89 said:

I’ll echo the above statement. If you hit full shots especially with a gap wedge a lot of times people will keep same shaft from irons. I’ve found success having the same shaft or if I am playing dynamic gold x100 or x7 to have s400. It’s slightly softer to flex but heavier. When I played project x 6.5, i kept the same shaft through the entire irons and wedges. Some keep the same shaft and soft step it. As stated above, wedge fitting is best but general statement would be to find similar profile to irons and maybe even keeping modus 120x but soft stepped. 

I hit full shots sometimes with the 52 but not the 56 or 60. Are you saying it might be a good idea to put the the 120x in the 52 and then 120 Stiff in the 56/60? Obviously fitting would be ideal but I'm on the shores of lake superior where the nearest fitting is a few hours away. 

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1 minute ago, Tincup_19 said:

I hit full shots sometimes with the 52 but not the 56 or 60. Are you saying it might be a good idea to put the the 120x in the 52 and then 120 Stiff in the 56/60? Obviously fitting would be ideal but I'm on the shores of lake superior where the nearest fitting is a few hours away. 

Yep.  Since you full swing the 52 matching irons shafts might be a good idea and the softer flex in the others. 

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44 minutes ago, Tincup_19 said:

I hit full shots sometimes with the 52 but not the 56 or 60. Are you saying it might be a good idea to put the the 120x in the 52 and then 120 Stiff in the 56/60? Obviously fitting would be ideal but I'm on the shores of lake superior where the nearest fitting is a few hours away. 

I’d say 120x in 52 and then a soft stepped 120x in the 56/60. I believe it would e using the 8 iron shaft. 

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I have the same JPX921 Forged except with Modus Tour 105 Stiff; and run the same shafts in my Vokey wedges. I really like the consistency of this arrangement and will run the same shafts in my irons and wedges until further notice. 

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I got fit into P790’s 3-G (which is another topic) a few years ago and carry MG 55° & 60°. I opted to play the same shaft throughout DG120 x100 and same shaft lengths in G, 55° & 60°. I tend to play to 100-110 yards which is a stock 55° and I love the consistency of feel on the full swing. Also, I realy enjoy the stability on partial wedge shots. It did take me half a season or so to get use to the feel of the wedges around the green for short chips/pitches but now I don’t know if I’ll ever go back. 

I have thought about going softer in the 60° when I replace my wedges as this is a specialty club in my bag that has never been full swung with a square face. But then I’ll have different feels when choosing between 55° & 60° around the green.

It’s all about your feels and this setup feels right to me. 

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