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Bridgestone Tour B X-BL Combo Irons JDM, In hand Photos

easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a HoRules Official Posts: 12,136 mod
These just came in from Japan. I ordered then through Tour Spec Golf. Ahhh.... where is a course. These things look so good I can't wait to hit them. Smaller heel to toe than they look in the pics. Sole width is are generous for a players forging and the grind looks awesome. Approx same chassis size as the Srixon Z 785 irons.



That meat behind the sweet spot has to feel good. Chrome finish with a real quality satin face is quality. Wish they released these outside Japan. I was late to order them so all I could get was in NS Pro Modus3 Tour 120. 37.75" 5 iron so 1/4" shorter. Nice.



Comments

  • bcflyguy1bcflyguy1 Enjoying my coffee... Advanced Members Posts: 3,012 ✭✭
    Those do not suck.
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  • dalillama47dalillama47 Advanced Members Posts: 1,190 ✭✭
    Those are beautiful looking irons. Bridgestone makes great feeling irons and I'm sure these will not disappoint. GL
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  • JayJar BinksJayJar Binks Advanced Members Posts: 882
    Any trades? Lol
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  • HalohaHaloha Golf Addict Advanced Members Posts: 151
    Very nice looking, congrats! i saw alot of nice bridgestone clubs and gear a few weeks ago in Japan and it was difficult to walk away without buying anything, lol.
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  • Strange89Strange89 Advanced Members Posts: 105
    Are the soles similar in width to the J15 cb?
  • BCULAWBCULAW Advanced Members Posts: 3,614 ✭✭
    Those are lovely. Not sure why Bstone wouldn't send them to the US, but I'd be interested if they did.
  • easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a Ho Rules Official Posts: 12,136 mod
    Strange89 wrote:


    Are the soles similar in width to the J15 cb?




    I just looked at them again. Darn close IMOGO.
  • kjruleskjrules Advanced Members Posts: 122
    That must be the best looking irons ever in chrome!
  • mrmikeacmrmikeac Advanced Members Posts: 358 ✭✭
    Bridgestone forgings are just pure class! (insert WiCkEd B*NeR emoji)
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    3 Hybrid: Ping G410 19 Degrees, Tensei Blue 80 Gram Stiff
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  • C-radC-rad Advanced Members Posts: 2,553 ✭✭
    Want these. Need these. ****
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    Titleist 917 f2 18*


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    56 toe sweep
    60 dual sole

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    A dream bag
  • cmgolfcmgolf Advanced Members Posts: 84 ✭✭
    Super irons.

    I’d love to get the cb. Afraid that these blades aren’t forgiving enough for my game
  • YacuoneYacuone Members Posts: 45 ✭✭
    Gorgeous. Only thing I'd complain about is how they have to put the word 'forged' in there.
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  • youngwaldoyoungwaldo Advanced Members Posts: 3,195
    The first thought that came into my mind was Tour Stage. Beautiful.



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  • easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a Ho Rules Official Posts: 12,136 mod
    I like the fact they are chrome, great size and shape, don’t have thin soles, minimal offset, good med topline and lastly they are hard to get so they stand out. Like an Audi or Alfa Romero. Unique.





    Few on eBay right now.
  • mtex22mtex22 ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 2,155 ClubWRX
    Thanks for the pics Easyyy! Any close ups of the X-CB’s?
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  • Timbo929Timbo929 Advanced Members Posts: 331 ✭✭
    WOW.



    Those look soo beautiful... 100% class.
  • andrieddleandrieddle Advanced Members Posts: 1,792
    Slight difference with the regular x-BL or X-CB but gorgeous altogether
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  • tbowles411tbowles411 ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 25,007 ClubWRX
    Those look really nice. Very nice.
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  • buntabunta Advanced Members Posts: 501 ✭✭
    i thought these belonged to Clark Kent for a second there..
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  • anthanth From the Land Down Under Advanced Members Posts: 2,734 ✭✭
    They look really nice. Personally I’d like a smidge more offset but I can see how these would appeal to others.
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  • easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a Ho Rules Official Posts: 12,136 mod
    mtex22 wrote:


    Thanks for the pics Easyyy! Any close ups of the X-CB's?




    I didn't get the X-cb's. They look bigger than the J33 cb's Very wide soles and I didn't care for the looks when I saw the actual (non marketing) photos of the read heads.



    X-CB irons

  • Albatross85Albatross85 The straightest hitters in golf don't hit it straight Advanced Members Posts: 2,806 ✭✭
    Those are absolutely filthy! WOW
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    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 60.06TS DG Onyx S400 35.5" D6
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  • ignitewvuignitewvu Advanced Members Posts: 2,025 ✭✭
    Strange89 wrote:


    Are the soles similar in width to the J15 cb?




    No, the J15CB sole is def larger.



    Those to me look more the size & grind of the old J33 Combo's and or the J15MB's I have hanging on a rack.
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    Callaway Mack Daddy Forged 52, 56 & 60 DGS200
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  • PALS-SSAPALS-SSA Advanced Members Posts: 277 ✭✭
    Love to see these in black. Bridgestone really does great forged irons.
  • VNutzVNutz Advanced Members Posts: 5,982 ✭✭
    These are gorgeous. Would love to see one next to a ball to get an idea of size.
  • ace036ace036 Advanced Members Posts: 1,984 ✭✭
    Can anyone comment on the overall head size of the NEW 2019 X-CB and the XB-L versus the 2018 X-CB?
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  • wam78wam78 Advanced Members Posts: 265 ✭✭
    Absolutely beautiful! One of my favorite shapes. Love that they are bringing some of the Tourstage designs to the market.
    Driver: Bridgestone j715 B5 9* GD Tour AD MJ 6s
    Fairway: 816 Alpha 15* GD Tour AD MJ 7s
    Fairway: 816 Alpha 18* Fubuki zt 70s
    OR
    Driving Iron: Mizuno MP H5 2i GD Tour AD 95s Utility Shaft
    Irons: 4-pw Bridgestone Tour B X-CB Modus 120s
    Wedges: Bridgestone j15 51* Modus 120s, 55* Modus 125 wedge, j40 60* Modus 125 wedge
    Putter: Bettinardi bb32 *2010 model
  • easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a Ho Rules Official Posts: 12,136 mod
    VNutz wrote:


    These are gorgeous. Would love to see one next to a ball to get an idea of size.




    I will get a shot tomorrow. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
  • cmgolfcmgolf Advanced Members Posts: 84 ✭✭
    Watched the LPGA last night and Jin Young Ko has the new Tour B CB in the bag but the driver is an Epic flash.
  • breakfree40breakfree40 ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 681 ClubWRX
    Those are phenomenal.



    IMO the prior years x-cb look way better than the new x-cbs.



    Also IMO the x-cbs are every bit as forgiving as the j15s. They just don’t feels as pure across the entire face. The ball still does about what it does when you off-strike a j15 though. The benefit of the x-cb is the feel off the pure shots is > j15. The benefit of the j15 (if you see it that way) is better feel on slight miss hits.
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  • kiwiikiwii Advanced Members Posts: 664 ✭✭
    Those look amazing. They look short heel to toe.

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  • buckeyevalleybuckeyevalley Advanced Members Posts: 363 ✭✭
    Since these are JDM is the flex a little softer vs. US.
  • youngunz5840youngunz5840 Advanced Members Posts: 2,258 ✭✭
    These look amazing. I have the xcb and love them but these look cleaner but still playable like the srixon z7xx series
  • theothertwotheothertwo Advanced Members Posts: 2,454 ✭✭
    Beautiful irons, the 37.75" 5 iron has always been Bridgestone's 5 iron specs I believe, they made it 38" in the J15 series but brought it back to 37.75".
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  • JackrwestyJackrwesty Advanced Members Posts: 242
    I should prolly delete my browser history after looking at these..











    But would love to see them raw!
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  • buckeyevalleybuckeyevalley Advanced Members Posts: 363 ✭✭
    Got mine earlier this week from Atomic Golf. These things are gorgeous and actually not to difficult to hit. Love them.
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