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  • hoselshot82hoselshot82 Major Winner WisconsinMembers  913WRX Points: 149Handicap: 5Posts: 913 Golden Tee
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    So what is the group consensus on durability of the raw version
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  • Derek666Derek666 Members  1482WRX Points: 2Posts: 1,482 Platinum Tees
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    Paul065 wrote:
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    Thanks for the info guys. We play all of our golf at sea level in medium to strong winds so maybe the conditions on the day he tested them was a contributor.<br />
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    Problem is I'm now edging toward buying them again ��<br />
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    I play in scotland and have tried the Apex irons into the wind off the North sea and the flight was as strong as anything i've hit before, as far as distances are concerned they are right on the money for me (on GC2-Quad) and i found them no harder to handle than the X Forged. I haven't tried them in raw (*drool*) but i would guess i'd hit the raws further just because i so much want a raw set of blades <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' /> I did try on the same day the cobra MB/CB pros and they were similar in distance and even flight to the Apex irons (Distance is a far second to accuracy for me with Irons but they need to fly too and they are very consistent in length). I had no idea we could get the raw's over here i thought they were tour only and i'd decided on the cobras but now i can get these im prob. going to change my mind dependant on cost as thats a factor for me unfortunately.<br />
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  • Derek666Derek666 Members  1482WRX Points: 2Posts: 1,482 Platinum Tees
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    Another nice picture as i thought the thread was missing some used Apex Raw eye candy!<br />
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    I've just checked the callaway site and there's no option to choose the raw finish there <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' /><br />
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  • GolfingfanaticGolfingfanatic Members  3826WRX Points: 730Handicap: 3.0Posts: 3,826 Titanium Tees
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    The raw 2 iron is talking heavily to me as a driving iron. Maybe pair her up with a PXi à la Tiger.
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  • PontusPontus Members  38WRX Points: 0Posts: 38
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    Any lefty actually got the Apex MBs in Oil finish? Would love some pictures as evidence!
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  • CaseyDanCaseyDan Members  951WRX Points: 238Handicap: 10Posts: 951 Golden Tee
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    So I've had my set of Raw MB's for a little over a month now. Still loving them and they are starting to wear as expected. <br />
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    2016 TaylorMade M2 w/ Ventus 6s
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    Titleist 818 H2 w/Atmos Blue
    Callaway Apex Pro Dots
    Titleist SM7 Raw 52/56*
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  • BearQBearQ Members  3667WRX Points: 855Posts: 3,667 Titanium Tees
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    CaseyDan wrote:
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    So I've had my set of Raw MB's for a little over a month now. Still loving them and they are starting to wear as <br />
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    Awesome set! Did you strip your vokey too?!
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    BearQ wrote:
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    CaseyDan wrote:
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    So I've had my set of Raw MB's for a little over a month now. Still loving them and they are starting to wear as <br />
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    Awesome set! Did you strip your vokey too?!<br />
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    I did. I really like the raw look obviously. Really like how they age and it's like they tell a story over time. The Hi-Toe wears incredibly fast which I really like too. For the first time ever I'm not looking to change anything in the bag.
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    2016 TaylorMade M2 w/ Ventus 6s
    In Search Off.........
    Titleist 818 H2 w/Atmos Blue
    Callaway Apex Pro Dots
    Titleist SM7 Raw 52/56*
    Taylormade Hi-Toe 60*
    Cameron Del Mar
  • IncredibleCinderellaStoryIncredibleCinderellaStory Members  46WRX Points: 22Handicap: ScrPosts: 46 Bunkers
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    chipaudio wrote:
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    Is there a WRX member in Europe who would take this on? Please message me and I would love to work something out.<br />
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    I can put you touch with a UK based retailer that will ship overseas if you still want the raw apex irons. The irons can be custom made to your specs too so you get exactly what you require. Let me know if you want more info.
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  • thekangathekanga Members  146WRX Points: 63Posts: 146 Fairways
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    Had mine for 2 1/2 months, probably 6~7 rounds in that time frame.<br />
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  • PlayfromtheBrainPlayfromtheBrain Members  208WRX Points: 93Posts: 208 Fairways
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    One day when I see someone selling these rusted to **** on BST for $175 I'm going to wish I'd just bought them myself new.
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  • Mark_CrossanMark_Crossan Members  287WRX Points: 89Posts: 287 Greens
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    Does anyone know the tip size for these?<br />
    Callaway Aus wouldn't let me order these with c-tapers but would let me order the chrome with c-tapers. Anyone any ideas why? <br />
    I thought tip size may have been the issue but I'd be surprised if these irons were .370 tips. <br />
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    Anyone any ideas?
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  • outgolfingoutgolfing Members  941WRX Points: 150Posts: 941 Golden Tee
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    .355t
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  • KPH808KPH808 KPH ClubWRX  2663WRX Points: 120Posts: 2,663 ClubWRX
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    How is the feel vs the standard chrome version?
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  • Mark_CrossanMark_Crossan Members  287WRX Points: 89Posts: 287 Greens
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    Another question, say If they got really rusty and you didn't like them as much, could you get them refinished in a satin finish for example? Would this be possible
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  • Bomber_11Bomber_11 Enjoy the Chase. ClubWRX  3582WRX Points: 160Posts: 3,582 ClubWRX
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    Another question, say If they got really rusty and you didn't like them as much, could you get them refinished in a satin finish for example? Would this be possible<br />
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    Just take some barkeepers friend and clean them up to be rust free again - takes 5 min/club.<br />
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    I'd sell them for $1200+ and just buy a chrome set before you attempt to put a new finish on the raw ones you have.
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  • thegoombathegoomba Members  596WRX Points: 90Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    Could go this route, were chrome.
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  • Bomber_11Bomber_11 Enjoy the Chase. ClubWRX  3582WRX Points: 160Posts: 3,582 ClubWRX
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    Wow sharp black MB's! <br />
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    How will it wear?
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  • buckeyeflbuckeyefl Members  6106WRX Points: 1,101Posts: 6,106 Titanium Tees
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    thegoomba wrote:
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    Could go this route, were chrome.<br />
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    Looks great. I hope that coating is tough because that Florida sand is tough on any finish.
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  • Bomber_11Bomber_11 Enjoy the Chase. ClubWRX  3582WRX Points: 160Posts: 3,582 ClubWRX
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    Going to list my Apex MB Raw irons - pm me if interested.
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    Ping G400 Max 9* w/ Accra Tour Z RPG 462 M5+
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    Taylormade Spider X Chalk White
    Nike Prodigy Staff Bag
  • thegoombathegoomba Members  596WRX Points: 90Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    Done in nitride finish, so far they wipe down like new.
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  • Mark_CrossanMark_Crossan Members  287WRX Points: 89Posts: 287 Greens
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    They look really cool. How expensive was that?<br />
    Any picture after you've hit them so we can see how the finish holds up?<br />
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    I've got a set of Raw MB's at home waiting for me in Adelaide. I'm working in Queensland to get my second year visa here in Australia and I'm desperate to get back and hit my mbs 😢
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  • thegoombathegoomba Members  596WRX Points: 90Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    I'll take some pictures later, after 3 rounds and about 10 trips to the driving range hitting those crappy balls...40 dollars per club includes the build, swing weight loft and lie adjustment and spine aligned shafts.
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  • thegoombathegoomba Members  596WRX Points: 90Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    Not much wear.
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  • D.FrankensteinD.Frankenstein Members  9WRX Points: 0Posts: 9
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    Recently got my hands on an unused 4-PW set. 4-8 irons are Heavy Heads.<br />
    If anyone is interested, PM me.
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  • wilymowilymo GAMembers  335WRX Points: 59Posts: 335 Greens
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    If every so often you CLR the rust off, will you eventually start messing with the head weights?
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  • MarkFromTheUKMarkFromTheUK Members  4639WRX Points: 145Handicap: KneePosts: 4,639 Titanium Tees
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    I know where there’s a set of lefty 4-PW & gap for sale...
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  • CTCCTC Members  66WRX Points: 15Posts: 66 Bunkers
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    All of the pictures posted in this thread show a version of the clubs that has the "APEX MB" stamping in all white, whereas the callaway website shows the "oil" finish having the "MB" stamping in black letters. Does anyone care to explain?
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  • outgolfingoutgolfing Members  941WRX Points: 150Posts: 941 Golden Tee
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    I almost sold my set but had a moment of clarity at the last minute. Took them to the range and put them up against my AP2’s. They shined and will be going back in the bag, minus the 4 iron which will be replaced by my 718 t-mb.
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  • tdk8180tdk8180 Parts UnknownBanned  2446WRX Points: 142Handicap: 3Posts: 2,446 Platinum Tees
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    CTC wrote:
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    All of the pictures posted in this thread show a version of the clubs that has the "APEX MB" stamping in all white, whereas the callaway website shows the "oil" finish having the "MB" stamping in black letters. Does anyone care to explain?<br />
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    Mine have white lettering in the Callaway golf logo and the Apex. The MB is a gray color.<br />
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    I dont know why they chose black for the MB for the stock photo.
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