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It just me or are a lot of pros switching to Nippon Iron Shafts?

aswo3332aswo3332 Advanced Members Posts: 778
Seems like a lot of pros have been switching to them in the last year. Guys that played PX and DG. Anyone have any info on why certain players switched?
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  • dave s 316dave s 316 Advanced Members Posts: 865
    I wonder what he actual numbers are , but I have heard the same thing
  • HifadeHifade Believe it or not, the juice is worth the squeeze Charter Members Posts: 5,322
    Great shafts, for sure.
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  • aswo3332aswo3332 Advanced Members Posts: 778
    Seems tough to get a handle on which ones they're switching to as well. There's a lot of Modus but I keep seeing prototypes as well. Are those an offering or actually slightly different prototypes for each player?
  • StonebridgeStonebridge Advanced Members Posts: 361 ✭✭
    Still play the Nippon Super Peening Blue X. Great shafts.
  • nova6868nova6868 Advanced Members Posts: 4,672 ✭✭
    Seems like I have been seeing that red shaft label more often, but can't say for sure.



    Which Modus shaft are they playing? There are 3 now, right? 120, 125, and 130?
  • aswo3332aswo3332 Advanced Members Posts: 778
    Not sure. I see that in charley hoffmans witb from this weekend he's playing a Modus pro prototype. What would that be?
  • MobMob Just Another Lefty Advanced Members Posts: 3,436
    The pros are behind wrx when it comes to recognizing Nippon shafts.
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  • RodabodemRodabodem Magic Hands. Advanced Members Posts: 1,517
    What's So good about Nippon?
    That ball gave the wind the FINGER!
  • irwinfletcher77irwinfletcher77 Banned Posts: 2,259
    There is a prototype 110 shaft right now. Will more than likely be released at pga show. Just started playing the 120's early this year. Fantastic shafts for sure
  • Golf64Golf64 Go Habs Go! Advanced Members Posts: 7,688 ✭✭
    I noticed this too of late. They are great shafts. Used to use the 950s. Great shafts! On the LPGA, I would bet they are the #1 shaft?!
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    I was thinking about going with some 1150's in my H4's. The DG S300 is a bit low launching.
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  • tylernimtylernim Advanced Members Posts: 235
    I was looking at putting 120 modus in some irons...but it's so frustrating sifting through the opinions on flex on this forum...
  • corkycorky Advanced Members Posts: 2,858
    130 player here....... never played such good golf before.
  • t4t3rt4t3r Advanced Members Posts: 2,585 ✭✭
    Would love to try the Modus 130s in my irons. There's a nice long thread somewhere on here with opinions on the various flexes and weights.



    I'd also love to try the SPB but they are a little tough to find in X it seems.
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  • tylernimtylernim Advanced Members Posts: 235
    t4t3r wrote:


    Would love to try the Modus 130s in my irons. There's a nice long thread somewhere on here with opinions on the various flexes and weights.



    I'd also love to try the SPB but they are a little tough to find in X it seems.




    Yep...and it's all those opinions that make it difficult to choose.
  • Dscvrr St LouisDscvrr St Louis #CALLAWRX 12/12/12 & HOGAN Ft Worth ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 5,395
    tylernim wrote:

    t4t3r wrote:


    Would love to try the Modus 130s in my irons. There's a nice long thread somewhere on here with opinions on the various flexes and weights.



    I'd also love to try the SPB but they are a little tough to find in X it seems.




    Yep...and it's all those opinions that make it difficult to choose.




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  • mgilly200mgilly200 Advanced Members Posts: 780
    Rodabodem wrote:


    What's So good about Nippon?




    I'm seriously considering them in my next set. I had never felt a Nippon shaft until the Covert Forged 2.0's and they are smooooooth. I had my pro order Modus 120 Stiff for my 6 iron and it had roughly the same ball flight as my PX 6.0's and offered the same or maybe better performance with way, way better feel. Dispersion was tight based off just my naked eye.
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  • Dscvrr St LouisDscvrr St Louis #CALLAWRX 12/12/12 & HOGAN Ft Worth ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 5,395
    mgilly200 wrote:

    Rodabodem wrote:


    What's So good about Nippon?




    I'm seriously considering them in my next set. I had never felt a Nippon shaft until the Covert Forged 2.0's and they are smooooooth. I had my pro order Modus 120 Stiff for my 6 iron and it had roughly the same ball flight as my PX 6.0's and offered the same or maybe better performance with way, way better feel. Dispersion was tight based off just my naked eye.




    I am told that all things equal, dispersion is on par with my ctapers, so it spin, but the shaft is smoother! I thought the Ctapers(S+ 125's SS 1x), were about as smooth as smooth gets...but I am told my bud will never go back to ctapers after these...soooooo...have to try them.
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  • swizbeatzswizbeatz Advanced Members Posts: 5,579 ✭✭
    Super peening oranges here, love them.
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  • aswo3332aswo3332 Advanced Members Posts: 778
    mgilly200 wrote:
    Rodabodem wrote:


    What's So good about Nippon?




    I'm seriously considering them in my next set. I had never felt a Nippon shaft until the Covert Forged 2.0's and they are smooooooth. I had my pro order Modus 120 Stiff for my 6 iron and it had roughly the same ball flight as my PX 6.0's and offered the same or maybe better performance with way, way better feel. Dispersion was tight based off just my naked eye.




    Great news for me! I'm looking for the PX ball flight with better feel. I tried PXI but they just went higher.
  • swizbeatzswizbeatz Advanced Members Posts: 5,579 ✭✭
    aswo3332 wrote:

    mgilly200 wrote:
    Rodabodem wrote:


    What's So good about Nippon?




    I'm seriously considering them in my next set. I had never felt a Nippon shaft until the Covert Forged 2.0's and they are smooooooth. I had my pro order Modus 120 Stiff for my 6 iron and it had roughly the same ball flight as my PX 6.0's and offered the same or maybe better performance with way, way better feel. Dispersion was tight based off just my naked eye.




    Great news for me! I'm looking for the PX ball flight with better feel. I tried PXI but they just went higher.




    I switched from PX too, tried PXI but didn't like it either.
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  • gioguy21gioguy21 Habitual Line Stepper Advanced Members Posts: 6,847 ✭✭
    i'm going from PX 6.5 to modus 120 x based on my fitting...more piercing ball flight (still mid-high apex) with just enough spin and epic dispersion. feel really, REALLY good too.
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  • hayzoooshayzooos Advanced Members Posts: 6,766 ✭✭
    Rodabodem wrote:


    What's So good about Nippon?




    You can see by a lot of the posts in here the feeling is one of the best out there for steel shafts. They have by far the tightest tolerances in the business, so that's part of it. Word I heard was the owner of the company (who produces steel products in Japan) got hooked on golf, but knew he could make a better steel shaft than what he had been using. So he did.
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  • urbanskeeurbanskee Advanced Members Posts: 145
    My favorite iron shaft were TT Monacos, but this summer I had the 130s put into a set of Epons and they are really amazing. I've never hit my irons — especially long irons — so straight. Great feel too, very smooth. Confidence inspiring for me.



    My understanding is they have a slight counterbalance to them... at least that's what my fitter told me. Also was told the flex profile fit my swing. Tired a NS Pro in a Bettinardi BB8 head and fell in love with that too.



    If you can try a club with one, I highly recommend hitting it.



    I've been playing KBS in my wedges and I'm thinking trying the NS Pro Wedge and also the Shimada Tour Wedge with the green label...
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    ****. The secret is out. Been playing these for years.
  • vertigo88vertigo88 Advanced Members Posts: 294
    All other club factors being the same (length, loft, lie, club head etc.), I was a club longer with the Nippon 130X compared with any other shaft.
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    You can't go wrong with Nippon. I have nothing but high raves for these.
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  • Divot_07Divot_07 Members Posts: 89
    Great shafts. Smooth as butter. I tried all the shafts especially the PX's but the Nippons provided the best feel. U can't go wrong with these.
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    Why don't we ever see the Super Peening shafts available for upgrade?
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  • markheardjrmarkheardjr Member 141..Oh yeah...Snap to youngin! Advanced Members Posts: 7,282
    I've been playing the prototypes for 2 years now. Nippon set out to make a TON of different shafts that fit all kinds of players. So far we only have 3 of these prototypes come to retail, the 120, 130 and now the 125. The prototypes have some amazing specs that you just can't get anywhere else. The 130 is a great example, it was the 2G18 proto, but they put a soft tip on an extremely stiff shaft. The C10 and ORA are probably the most versatile and fit a ton of players. The 125 I think is kind of like those two. The 2S14 proto is like an upgraded SPB. Obviously the ORA is upgraded SP Orange. The 2F15 is like a counter balanced PX but smoother. The ST is the 115g? version Stenson and others use. Plays like a X100 but lighter, so lighter shaft, retains strength and characteristics of X100 but lightweight is less demanding on body and easier to swing quicker. Then you have the DP, the E11 and others.



    I have been using the 2G18 / retail 130's for about a year, before that it was a year of the 2S14's. The C10 IMO is maybe the best wedge shaft I've ever used. I am really excited to try the 125. It seems like a blend of the 120/130. I haven't hit the 120 outside, just into nets indoors. But the 125 seems like it could be a hit. I just wish some US OEM would pick up Nippon as a standard option so you'd see more of them in the stores. The majority of the U.S. doesn't know what they are missing.
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  • aswo3332aswo3332 Advanced Members Posts: 778


    I've been playing the prototypes for 2 years now. Nippon set out to make a TON of different shafts that fit all kinds of players. So far we only have 3 of these prototypes come to retail, the 120, 130 and now the 125. The prototypes have some amazing specs that you just can't get anywhere else.




    Thanks for the great info. Are the 120,125, and 130 prototypes you're referring to the Modus line, or are they a different model?
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  • ThunderBuzzworthThunderBuzzworth Hulk... Smash!! Advanced Members Posts: 2,551 ✭✭
    Nippon is the best feeling steel out there. I've been playing the Super Peening Blue for over 6 years now. It's no surprise that more pros are finally deciding to try something other than the old DG
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  • tyrotyro Advanced Members Posts: 2,604
    I tried the Modus 130 S and it was too stiff and heavy for me. LOVED the feel of the shaft though. Don't want to go 950 light, but which Nippon shaft do you guys recommend? Probably going into AP2 714 or perhaps i25 irons.
  • fowleristhetruthfowleristhetruth Members Posts: 680
    tyro wrote:


    I tried the Modus 130 S and it was too stiff and heavy for me. LOVED the feel of the shaft though. Don't want to go 950 light, but which Nippon shaft do you guys recommend? Probably going into AP2 714 or perhaps i25 irons.


    i would say the modus3 120 Stiff would be right in your sweet spot
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  • markheardjrmarkheardjr Member 141..Oh yeah...Snap to youngin! Advanced Members Posts: 7,282
    aswo3332 wrote:



    I've been playing the prototypes for 2 years now. Nippon set out to make a TON of different shafts that fit all kinds of players. So far we only have 3 of these prototypes come to retail, the 120, 130 and now the 125. The prototypes have some amazing specs that you just can't get anywhere else.




    Thanks for the great info. Are the 120,125, and 130 prototypes you're referring to the Modus line, or are they a different model?




    120, 125, and 130 are the retail versions. 130 I know for sure as called the 2G18 in the proto lineup. The 125 may or may not be the C10. 120 is close to the ORA, but I think is tweaked to be weaker than the proto. I'd love to have Lee or a Nippon rep on GolfWRX to help us hash out all the protos. Maybe give out a few sets of the 125's to try. I also have some of the WV125 wedge shafts, but I don't prefer their feel. Feels a little too heavy near the grip to me. The 130stiff is turning out to be a great wedge shaft, I highly suggest it. The C10 has been in my 56° for 2 years now. If the 125 is in fact the C10, I would buy a gap wedge & lob wedge ASAP to match. For now, the 130 is working great in those since I couldn't get my hands on more C10's in stiff.
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  • aswo3332aswo3332 Advanced Members Posts: 778
    Awesome info. I'm looking to replace my PX 5.5's and thinking the 120S would be a good option. I believe both stiffs are about 115g which is perfect for me playing +1 in. Hoping that the ball flight is similar.
  • Ed SettleEd Settle #InsideTMAG ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 6,033 ClubWRX

    aswo3332 wrote:



    I've been playing the prototypes for 2 years now. Nippon set out to make a TON of different shafts that fit all kinds of players. So far we only have 3 of these prototypes come to retail, the 120, 130 and now the 125. The prototypes have some amazing specs that you just can't get anywhere else.




    Thanks for the great info. Are the 120,125, and 130 prototypes you're referring to the Modus line, or are they a different model?




    120, 125, and 130 are the retail versions. 130 I know for sure as called the 2G18 in the proto lineup. The 125 may or may not be the C10. 120 is close to the ORA, but I think is tweaked to be weaker than the proto. I'd love to have Lee or a Nippon rep on GolfWRX to help us hash out all the protos. Maybe give out a few sets of the 125's to try. I also have some of the WV125 wedge shafts, but I don't prefer their feel. Feels a little too heavy near the grip to me. The 130stiff is turning out to be a great wedge shaft, I highly suggest it. The C10 has been in my 56° for 2 years now. If the 125 is in fact the C10, I would buy a gap wedge & lob wedge ASAP to match. For now, the 130 is working great in those since I couldn't get my hands on more C10's in stiff.




    What about a replacement for the 950? Anything in the Modus family that gets close to the 100gram range?
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  • Afraid2goLowAfraid2goLow Advanced Members Posts: 698
    Currently gaming some J38 combos with PX 6.0s. If i switched to Nippon which ones would give me similar performance with the better feel that everyone is raving about, would love to try something new if i pick up some new J15s. I like my 6.0s but im probably somewhere in between the PX 5.5 and 6.0. Would love some help if there is a quick answer to save me a lot of time researching these shafts.
  • oneaugustaoneaugusta Advanced Members Posts: 2,991 ✭✭
    Yes, more and more players are switching to Nippons but you don't hear much because Nippon doesn't advertise so you don't hear and see the hype. I've used many steel shafts, for me the Nippons are the best in all category's.
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  • Irishgolfer99Irishgolfer99 Advanced Members Posts: 92
    Nippon modus in miura cb501's here, as you can imagine, no problems! Feels sooo good! I'd recommend the modus shafts to anyone!
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    I have a 115 in my 64 degree wedge. Very stable and feels a lot smoother than the KBS high rev.
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    Why don't we ever see the Super Peening shafts available for upgrade?




    The Super Peening is now discontinued. They are no longer on the Nippon website.
  • t4t3rt4t3r Advanced Members Posts: 2,585 ✭✭
    edited November 2014

    aswo3332 wrote:



    I've been playing the prototypes for 2 years now. Nippon set out to make a TON of different shafts that fit all kinds of players. So far we only have 3 of these prototypes come to retail, the 120, 130 and now the 125. The prototypes have some amazing specs that you just can't get anywhere else.




    Thanks for the great info. Are the 120,125, and 130 prototypes you're referring to the Modus line, or are they a different model?




    120, 125, and 130 are the retail versions. 130 I know for sure as called the 2G18 in the proto lineup. The 125 may or may not be the C10. 120 is close to the ORA, but I think is tweaked to be weaker than the proto. I'd love to have Lee or a Nippon rep on GolfWRX to help us hash out all the protos. Maybe give out a few sets of the 125's to try. I also have some of the WV125 wedge shafts, but I don't prefer their feel. Feels a little too heavy near the grip to me. The 130stiff is turning out to be a great wedge shaft, I highly suggest it. The C10 has been in my 56° for 2 years now. If the 125 is in fact the C10, I would buy a gap wedge & lob wedge ASAP to match. For now, the 130 is working great in those since I couldn't get my hands on more C10's in stiff.




    Interested in the 130 for my wedges - so I should look for the 2G18? Want to go with something just a little lighter than my X100s but obviously a little softer to flex as well.
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  • mkaymkay Advanced Members Posts: 408
    I recently hit Srixon 545, 745, 945 with modus 2 and 3, nothing but rave about these irons / shafts.



    I didn't think I was going to have to consider changing irons after getting my S55's (which I still love), but I must say a combo of :



    [3-4] srixon 545 modus 2 /120

    [5-6-7] srixon 745 modus 2 /120

    [8-9-p] srixon 945 modus 2 / 120



    is starting to appeal to me :/



    Lets see what 2015 brings!
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  • GC70GC70 What's Next? ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 7,500
    mkay wrote:


    I recently hit Srixon 545, 745, 945 with modus 2 and 3, nothing but rave about these irons / shafts.



    I didn't think I was going to have to consider changing irons after getting my S55's (which I still love), but I must say a combo of :



    [3-4] srixon 545 modus 2 /120

    [5-6-7] srixon 745 modus 2 /120

    [8-9-p] srixon 945 modus 2 / 120



    is starting to appeal to me :/



    Lets see what 2015 brings!


    What's the modus 2?
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  • nova6868nova6868 Advanced Members Posts: 4,672 ✭✭
    edited November 2014
    I would really like to try the Modus 125 or 130. I hope more OEMs start carrying them.



    Also not sure why the 125 is called the 125, the X-flex weighs 129. But whatever.



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  • bogeyprobogeypro The Original Bogeypro ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 3,132 ClubWRX
    I played the Nippon NS 115 gram gram shaft for about 4 months in my MP 54s.... They killed my elbow. They felt harsh and I could feel everything with them. I sold them and went back to Project X.
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  • MJisGOATMJisGOAT Advanced Members Posts: 4,586
    Nippon uses better steel with tighter tolerances than true temper.
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  • GC70GC70 What's Next? ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 7,500
    bogeypro wrote:


    I played the Nippon NS 115 gram gram shaft for about 4 months in my MP 54s.... They killed my elbow. They felt harsh and I could feel everything with them. I sold them and went back to Project X.


    Wow, that's the first I've heard of that. I was the apposite the PX killed my elbow and everyone told me give the modus a try. 2+ years and no problems.
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