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  • DTown3011DTown3011 #DTown3011 ClubWRX  3622WRX Points: 234Posts: 3,622 ClubWRX
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    Konklifer wrote:
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    Looks great! I'm not a huge fan of the back cavity of the iron but at address they look awesome!
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  • LBRMGRLBRMGR New York, NYMembers  517WRX Points: 159Handicap: 6.7Posts: 517 Golden Tee
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    i just bought the P770s 4-PW...wonder how the 3-iron P790 would play as an add-on to my new bag
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  • sandysandy ClubWRX  4996WRX Points: 4Posts: 4,996 Titanium Tees
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    the 790s are very interesting, plus a whole lot better looking cosmetically than the screw collection PXG, awful visual at address long irons AP3, Callaway Epic Pros ugly cavity. Like they mentioned the COR (dead feeling sorry I mean "soft") killing TPE. Love it when all the PXG cultists claim everyone is copying their design (TM had foam filled decades before PXG was even thought about, PXG looks strangely like the S55s...how did that happen, advertise as a forging when only the body is forged...the face is formed, not forged, guess would be ok if you hit the ball with they back of the club, and then lastly and most impressive priced these clubs higher than any real premium forging). Looking forward to trying these as the AP3 (demo only), PXG (yes owned a set so not a picture critic..brother or cousin have them now with no feedback), Callaway Epic Pros look almost as bad as PXG in the bag..i200 (sad attempt at thin face technology) all lack anything that could be mistaken for feel, although all have 1-2 club advantage over regular clubs due to jacked up lofts. Will try the Mizuno MMC, but Mizunos no scrap liberal use of lead weights has always been a deal breaker.<br />
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    The 790s have a reasonable price even with graphite, where the others (save ping) are a joke.
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  • hankmoodyhankmoody Members  1821WRX Points: 128Posts: 1,821 Platinum Tees
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    Love the look and the concept. <br />
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    Serious question--wouldn't the foam "wear out" or lose it's physical spring after time or weather or lots of strikes? The foam shown in the Shields review looked kind of delicate almost.
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  • av1084av1084 Members  1255WRX Points: 115Handicap: 5.0Posts: 1,255 Platinum Tees
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    Not a TM fan by any means, and actually dislike them for several reasons, but have to admit, those look fantastic. Would love to check those out. Wish the gapping was a little closer in the shorter irons, though. Most people don't need distance in their short irons, at least for those looking at this, one would think.
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  • cdeezcdeez Eagle, ColoradoMembers  114WRX Points: 65Posts: 114 Fairways
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    These look awesome. looking forward to hitting these and testing them against the ap3. new clubs for xmas i guess!
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  • mtnbiker5mtnbiker5 Members  377WRX Points: 95Handicap: 11Posts: 377 Greens
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    It certainly is going to be an interesting Fall this year. So much new technology coming out. Pro I know said his shop stopped carrying TM due to how many times they change product. Shop actually loses money trying to sell the stuff where in 6 mos its outdated. You buy these irons in September and then by March they have a new model of the same club. He said he'll let the Golf Galaxy's of the world sell TM. I'd try these clubs out but probably stay true to Titleist or Mizuno.
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  • Ed SettleEd Settle #InsideTMAG ClubWRX  6085WRX Points: 207Handicap: 8.7Posts: 6,085 ClubWRX
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    jor17 wrote:
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    i just bought the P770s 4-PW...wonder how the 3-iron P790 would play as an add-on to my new bag<br />
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    That is my question as well. Great-looking iron
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  • cradd10cradd10 Members  1331WRX Points: 164Posts: 1,331 Platinum Tees
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    so are these more in line with previous RSi2's and PSI irons? Lofts seems like they would be the replacement
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  • CheckJVCheckJV Male Model Members  2113WRX Points: 158Posts: 2,113 Platinum Tees
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    I wonder what the maximum lie adjustment is on these babies. They look beautiful. I hope to give them a try.
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  • manima1manima1 ChicagoMembers  830WRX Points: 162Handicap: 8.0Posts: 830 Golden Tee
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    So has it been confirmed that there will there be a separate UDI version of these in a 2 iron loft?
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  • MoonyockMoonyock Members  40WRX Points: 15Posts: 40 Bunkers
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    cradd10 wrote:
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    so are these more in line with previous RSi2's and PSI irons? Lofts seems like they would be the replacement<br />
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    Yea these are a PSI replacement.
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  • Krt22Krt22 East BayMembers  9338WRX Points: 2,963Posts: 9,338 Titanium Tees
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    bobcat wrote:
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    So I guess the only question now is if and when we might see the P-790 2-iron as a Retail offering? We have seen the 2-iron in pics so we know for sure it is out there, (see pic below), but I am now beginning to think it will be a 'Tour issue only' club and not available to Retail... <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/swoon.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':swoon:' /><br />
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    Anyone have more info on the (missing) P790 2-iron?.. <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/dntknw.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':dntknw:' /><br />
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    NOTE THAT THE 2-IRON IS MISSING FROM THE CHART BELOW<br />
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    At 19* the 3-iron is basically a 2-iron <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/taunt.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':taunt:' />
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  • bdevil316bdevil316 Members  3WRX Points: 5Handicap: 10Posts: 3 Starters
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    OspreyCI wrote:
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    Went to a demo day today and hit several irons. TM M2 I didn't like, M1 wasn't much better. Then the rep pulls out a 790 7 iron and hands it to me. One swing and i am in love! Rep says they will retail in the $1200 range, quite a bit over my budget but wow I really want a set of these irons<br />
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    Did you hit the 770? If so, can you compare 770 to 790?<br />
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  • Bomber_11Bomber_11 Enjoy the Chase. ClubWRX  3582WRX Points: 160Posts: 3,582 ClubWRX
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    People complaining or constantly bringing up the lofts clearly don't understand that these irons launch high.<br />
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    They're strong lofted to counteract this.<br />
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    It's not that hard to grasp.<br />
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    It's a Players-Distance Iron. The 7 will launch as high as a 7 but likely go as far as your 6. It's called product development.<br />
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    And they aren't even that strong lofted...<br />
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    Before you've had to typically choose if you wanted a Players Iron (thin top line, sleek design, punishing on mis-hits, traditional lofts) or if you wanted a forgiving distance iron (thick top line, bulky, cumbersome, very forgiving, strong lofts). These appear (with limited reviews so far) to be all of the pros of each category, with little to no cons that I can see.<br />
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    They're essentially PXG 0311's (without the gawdy screws) at a price point we can all get behind - what isn't to love about that?
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  • bdevil316bdevil316 Members  3WRX Points: 5Handicap: 10Posts: 3 Starters
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    If they had the 770, I didn't see it.
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  • RobS14526RobS14526 Members  1166WRX Points: 274Posts: 1,166 Platinum Tees
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    Bomber_11 wrote:
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    People complaining or constantly bringing up the lofts clearly don't understand that these irons launch high.<br />
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    They're strong lofted to counteract this.<br />
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    It's not that hard to grasp.<br />
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    It's a Players-Distance Iron. The 7 will launch as high as a 7 but likely go as far as your 6. It's called product development.<br />
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    And they aren't even that strong lofted...<br />
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    Before you've had to typically choose if you wanted a Players Iron (thin top line, sleek design, punishing on mis-hits, traditional lofts) or if you wanted a forgiving distance iron (thick top line, bulky, cumbersome, very forgiving, strong lofts). These appear (with limited reviews so far) to be all of the pros of each category, with little to no cons that I can see.<br />
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    They're essentially PXG 0311's (without the gawdy screws) at a price point we can all get behind - what isn't to love about that?<br />
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    Meh, the discussion has gotten stale from both sides. At this point, I just go with the flow. When I see a 45* or 43* pw, I see a 50* or 48* wedge as the next club and remember all the great shots I've hit with both of those lofts. If they go through your preferred window, all is good.
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  • Gtyler14Gtyler14 VaMembers  698WRX Points: 68Handicap: +2.2Posts: 698 Golden Tee
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    I can't wait to give the 3 iron a try and possibly a 2 UDI. I like what TM has done with their iron setup and love the look of the 790 as well as the 730s. I'm glad I already have my 750s so I don't try those blades. I've learned to love not working hard to hit blades like the p730s. I kind of like that the 3 UDI is 19 so it acts like a 2 iron with the possiblity of having a 17* 2 UDI. TM good job. Love what you've done from the p790 through p730s.
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  • easylittle5woodeasylittle5wood Members  1358WRX Points: 208Posts: 1,358 Platinum Tees
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    bobcat wrote:
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    So I guess the only question now is if and when we might see the P-790 2-iron as a Retail offering? We have seen the 2-iron in pics so we know for sure it is out there, (see pic below), but I am now beginning to think it will could even be a 'Tour issue only' club and therefore not made available for Retail... <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/swoon.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':swoon:' /><br />
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    Anyone have more info on the (missing) P790 2-iron?.. <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/dntknw.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':dntknw:' /><br />
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    NOTE THAT THE 2-IRON IS MISSING FROM THE CHART BELOW<br />
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    My thoughts exactly. They need to release the new UDI 2-iron.<br />
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    I'm still waiting for the 46/48 degree milled grind wedges as well.
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  • TheMoneyShotTheMoneyShot ***FIGJAM/Twirl of Doom*** Members  32354WRX Points: 1,858Posts: 32,354 Titanium Tees
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    Best TM iron he has ever hit...
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  • From_Parts_UnknownFrom_Parts_Unknown Members  1945WRX Points: 307Posts: 1,945 Platinum Tees
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    It's too bad they couldn't call the "Speed Foam" by it's real name, which is Boost.
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  • xxioxxio Cebu, PhilippinesMembers  5844WRX Points: 292Posts: 5,844 Titanium Tees
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    I love that the graphite shafted length is still a 38" 5i. Not 5" to get to decent swingweight.<br />
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    Stock steel is 37.75" 5i at D2 as well.<br />
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    Means heavier heads?
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  • TheMoneyShotTheMoneyShot ***FIGJAM/Twirl of Doom*** Members  32354WRX Points: 1,858Posts: 32,354 Titanium Tees
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    Lesmond wrote:
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    I liked the old format of his videos better..<br /><br />
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    It's too bad they couldn't call the "Speed Foam" by it's real name, which is Boost.<br />
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    Well, Adidas sold them off so maybe it was a copyright infringement:)
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  • LlortamaiseyLlortamaisey Members  6087WRX Points: 449Posts: 6,087 Titanium Tees
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    Bomber_11 wrote:
    People complaining or constantly bringing up the lofts clearly don't understand that these irons launch high.<br />
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    They're strong lofted to counteract this.<br />
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    It's not that hard to grasp.<br />
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    It's a Players-Distance Iron. The 7 will launch as high as a 7 but likely go as far as your 6. It's called product development.
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    I've watched three reviews on YouTube with Trackman data and all three gents had an unusually low peak height with these irons. Rick Shiels hit one anomaly with the 4 iron that went high but he called it a misread. Maybe they didn't need to make these irons strong lofted since they're not flying as high.
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  • illum1na71illum1na71 Members  324WRX Points: 108Posts: 324 Greens
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    790 is pure. Might just have to get a 3i and 4i to replace my driving hybrid.
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  • illum1na71illum1na71 Members  324WRX Points: 108Posts: 324 Greens
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    QuigleyDU wrote:
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    May give these a shot. Looks like 0311 twin with shape and technology<br />
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    A little less offset than the PXG 0311....more offset than the 0311T<br />
    Yup was just referring to the back of the club shape design basically looks like 0311's<br />
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    Yes, PXG copycat design with forged back, thin face, internal filling, blade look..........<br />
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    this tech was around a long time before pxg. actually they are just re releasing old tech of theirs. anyone remember these "foam filled' irons.<br />
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    The 790 reminds me more of the ICW line more that the burner midsize. The tech and manufacturing processes have come along since them. This looks promising.
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