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Srixon 765 - Perhaps the most underrated player's iron??

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  • 300_Straight300_Straight Members  1004WRX Points: 79Handicap: 9.5Posts: 1,004 Platinum Tees
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    Kirch17 wrote:
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    I tried both the 765 and 785 and they felt great...but I have a couple dilemmas.<br />
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    #1 - I hit the 765s in a half-priced fitting...tried the S400 shafts and Modus 105 stiff. I didn't hit them great with either of those shafts. I then tried the 785s (on a different day) with the Modus 120 stiff and was hitting them GREAT. Loved the look, feel and performance of them. Are the 785s really that different? I imagine the answer is no, and the Modus 120 stiff just fit my swing better.<br />
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    # 2 - The 765s are ~30% cheaper than the 785s. The only problem is, NEW, I can only find the 765s with the Modus 120 stiff. I swing the 7i ~100mph and fear they may be too soft for my swing.<br />
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    Decisions.....<br />
    There is about 20g difference between a s400 and modus 105, that could have been your issue. If you hit the 785 well with the Modus 120S why wouldn't that work with the 765? That being said a 100mph 7i would prob fit a X or TX better.<br />
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    I agree. I'm trying to drop my handicap, so just trying to make the best decision. I also would love to try the Modus 130 vs. Modus 120 just to see the difference. Heard great stuff about both.<br />
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    Either way, both the 765 and 785s are fantastic irons!
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  • ShilgyShilgy PhoenixMembers  12617WRX Points: 1,620Handicap: 3.8Posts: 12,617 Titanium Tees
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    dmeeksDC wrote:
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    I tried both the 765 and 785 and they felt great...but I have a couple dilemmas.<br />
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    #1 - I hit the 765s in a half-priced fitting...tried the S400 shafts and Modus 105 stiff. I didn't hit them great with either of those shafts. I then tried the 785s (on a different day) with the Modus 120 stiff and was hitting them GREAT. Loved the look, feel and performance of them. Are the 785s really that different? I imagine the answer is no, and the Modus 120 stiff just fit my swing better.<br />
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    # 2 - The 765s are ~30% cheaper than the 785s. The only problem is, NEW, I can only find the 765s with the Modus 120 stiff. I swing the 7i ~100mph and fear they may be too soft for my swing.<br />
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    Decisions.....<br />
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    The 785 is a little more compact, more like the 745. Some say the 785 is less forgiving than the 765 but if so it would be slight. The 765 probably has a little higher MOI due to larger profile.<br />
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    They are pretty similar in most respects. Srixon refined the v-sole on the 785. Overall I think they have improved it with the changes, which may or may not be substantial enough to give you a performance difference. I plan to game the 785 in upcoming season. I think it's a great iron, just the right size. And I really like the set gap wedge.<br />
    I love my 765 with the Nippon 125. The idea of a more compact head sounds appealing for the 785 but the increased offset in the 785 does not. And in the 765 the Nippon 125 was a even priced upgrade and now they are calling it an exotic with an up charge.
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  • TzoidTzoid MarylandMembers  1768WRX Points: 179Handicap: 7Posts: 1,768 Platinum Tees
    Joined:  edited Nov 8, 2018 #124
    I picked up a new set of Z765 about 45 days ago 4-AW with Modus 3 Tour 120 S that I took to the range 3 times. They are fantastic but won't be kicking my OnOff Kuro irons<br />
    out of the bag. I always spend money and clubs sit in the man cave <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/pimp.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':pimp:' />
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