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pingnewbiepingnewbie  157Members Posts: 157
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Folks that play a 2 iron - what's in the rest of the bag?

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  • achappyachappy Bowie, MD 1127Members Posts: 1,127
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    Ping Eye2+ 3-PW to match the 2I. All KT-M shafts.

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    Ping Anser 8.5 TFC 800D
    Bridgestone J33 Speeder 757
    Ping Eye2+ 2-PW KT-M
    Callaway Jaws CC 52*, 58*
    Ping Zing 5BZ or Titleist Bullseye
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  • Chuck905Chuck905  1376Members Posts: 1,376
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    2-PW 2018 Callaway Apex MB. Got the two iron stretched to 17* and the PW at 49*, covers all my gaps so no need to look at “distance irons”.

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    Epic SZ 11* Tensei White 75
    Epic SZ Strong 3 Wood, 13.5*
    Callaway Apex 18mb (2-PW)
    RTX-4 54* and 60*
    Odyssey RX9 Putter
  • TinkerTinker  9Members Posts: 9
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    Macgregor VIP by Nicklaus 2-9

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  • gwelfgulfergwelfgulfer Onterible 301Members Posts: 301
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    When I have one in the bag, I go 4i down after it as it is just an off the tee for specific yardages club depending on the course/conditions.

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    Custom Hoofer Lite Bag:
    Driver - Ping G400 Max 10.5* w/ Rogue 125 70TX
    Woods - TEE E8 Beta 16.5* w/ 85X V2
    Hybrid - Ping Anser 17* & /23* w/ RIP B 85S
    Irons - Ping I20 5-UW w/ Rifle 6.5 (SS x1)
    Wedges - Edel 54/58 D/D w/ DG TI S400
    Putter - Odyssey Tank Cruiser V-Line 35"

  • jkim27jkim27 SF Bay Area 105Members Posts: 105
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    Epic Flash 9* Driver (~285)
    Epic Flash 15* 3-wood (~270)
    P790 UDI 2 iron (~250)
    P790 4-PW (4i goes about 230)

    Liking the top end of my bag quite a bit

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  • James the Hogan FanJames the Hogan Fan  765Members Posts: 765
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    When I carry the 2 iron (and sadly I do it less and less) It goes D-3w-(2-PW)-56-60-Putter. It's mostly a tee club when I know a lot of roll is available and/or it's windy.

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    Golfing in Finland!
    Taylormade R15
    W/S Fybrid 3W
    W/S Fybrid 5W
    Hogan Apex 2003 (3-E)
    Mizuno 56
    Maxfli Revolution 60
    Macgregor Jackie Pung Putter #10

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  • GolfingfanaticGolfingfanatic  3230Members Posts: 3,230
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    My "2 iron" is a cobra F9 4 iron with a GD AD IZ Hybrid shaft. It is lofted at 19.5° so it gives me a nice gap to my regular 3 iron which is a Titleist 680MB (22°).
    My full bag looks like this:

    Driver 9.5°
    4 wood 16°
    2 iron 19.5°
    3-PW (22°-48°)
    53°/58°
    Putter

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    TC Callaway Epic SZ 440 11.4° w/ Diamana BF 60TX
    Cobra F6 Baffler 16° w/ AD DI Black 7X
    Cobra F9 4 Iron w/ AD IZ 95X
    Titleist 680 3-PW w/ DGX100
    Cleveland RTX4 Tour Raw 53°/58° DG S400 Tour Issue
    PXG Dagger 35" 
  • bigdanebigdane Mr. Kristianstad, Sweden 69Members Posts: 69
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    2-E, SW - Hogan Ft. Worth '89 - occational adding the 1-iron instead of 4-wood. It all depends on the course to be played :)

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  • GMR2ironGMR2iron  1553Members Posts: 1,553
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    Driver, 3 wood, TMB 2 iron, 3-pw 718CB, 50, 56. I drop the 2 iron and add a 60 at some courses.

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    Titleist TS4 9.75 HZRDUS Yellow 
    Titleist 915F 15.5 HZRDUS Red
    Titleist 718CB 3 thru PW
    Titleist SM7 50-08, 56-08, 60-04
    Yes! Tracy
  • bigred90gtbigred90gt  4546Lefty Boomers Posts: 4,546
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    Epic Sub Zero driver
    Titleist 915 3w
    Adams A7 PNT 2h
    Old Titleist DCI Black 2i
    Ping i20 3-PW
    Cleveland GW and SW
    Yes Sophia putter

    And yes, I know that’s 15 clubs, and no, I don’t care. I don’t play tournaments anymore. If I decide to, the 2i will come out.

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  • c50soonerc50sooner  87Members Posts: 87
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    I carry a 2 iron but just use it for low burners under and out of the tree line. Next lowest iron is a 5.

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    Cobra F8+ 9.5* - Aldila NK2V Green SCallaway GBB 3 Wood - Kuro Kage TiNi RCallaway Apex 20, 23 Hybrid - Kuro Kage Black SSrixon Z355 5-PW - NS Pro 950GH SCallaway MD2 47,52,56 - DG S300Odyssey Rossie 2TaylorMade TP5x
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  • pingnewbiepingnewbie  157Members Posts: 157
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    OP here, was mostly curious what everyone hits out of the rough and if you ever missed a hybrid to have a better chance to stop on greens

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  • shredNECTARshredNECTAR  145Members Posts: 145
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    Ping G20 driver 10.5
    Mizuno mp 18 fli hi 2 iron
    *will rotate titleist 816 h1 at 18 deg with 2 iron because I’ve been feeling it lately
    3-PW Srixon z forged irons
    50sm7 54sm6 60sm6

    Like the 2 iron on windier days. Was all about the 2 iron about a month ago but really started enjoying hitting the hybrid (was my least favorite club in bag). Play usually in windy conditions and haven’t had the problem of the hybrid ballooning into the wind (could be a product of the lower loft and shaft combo tho).

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  • bostonbrahminbostonbrahmin  147Members Posts: 147
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    @pingnewbie said:
    OP here, was mostly curious what everyone hits out of the rough and if you ever missed a hybrid to have a better chance to stop on greens

    I use a TP UDI 2 iron for off the tee almost exclusively, but occasionally I have got good results out of the rough. I can't hit hybrids so when I use it out of the rough it's only to a green that is open in front and I can roll it up. Occasionally for kicks I'll use a Maxfli Australian Blade 2 iron that I've reshafted with a Tensei Pro White and that's slightly easier to get thru the rough.

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    Mizuno ST190G 8° Diamana BF 60TX
    Mizuno ST180 3 Wood Kuro Kage Silver TiNi Dual Core X
    Taylormade TP UDI 18° Tensei Pro White 100TX
    Mizuno MP 33 DG S200
    Mizuno S5 52° 56° 60° DG Wedge
    Odyssey White Ice #1
    Titleist ProV1x
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  • justasgoodjustasgood Without Tempo, you are just a hacker.  2859Members Posts: 2,859
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    Titleist 841 1-SW
    Muirfield 20th 2-SW
    Hogan PC 2-E
    MacCobra Greg Norman 1-SW
    VrPr 2-PW

    All vintage would be set with MacGregor, Tony Penna, Tommy Armour Silver Scot or Bert Darbie Persimmon with an 8802 Style putter & Titleist Tour Balata ball.

    My modern sets get the TM M5 Tour, TM Stage2 Tour 3 and Wishon Hybrid with a multitude of options to putt with & TM mTP5x ball.

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  • NRJyzrNRJyzr Allez Allez Allez Minnesota, USA 6677Members Posts: 6,677
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    It depends on the set I'm playing. Of the various permutations, most common would probably be 2-PW with a 52/58, or a 55/60, depending on the lofts of the sets in question.

    Don't carry a 2 iron as often anymore; in my mid-50s and don't have the junk in the trunk I once had. ;)

    @pingnewbie said:
    OP here, was mostly curious what everyone hits out of the rough and if you ever missed a hybrid to have a better chance to stop on greens

    It's situational, depending on the lie. I've hit even a 1 iron from the rough, but the lie was advantageous. Less pleasant lies, I'd never consider it.

    I tend to hit a high ball, with a fair bit of spin, stopping the ball hasn't been a real problem, with the age-related caveat mentioned above.

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    The Ever Changing Bag!

    Driver: Dynacraft SP700 (275cc) 8.5*, Apache PM-50+ S, 44"
    2h:  TaylorMade Stage 2 Tour, Aldila NV105 S
    3-PW:  Mizuno MP-37, DGS300
    GW:  Mizuno Pro 52*, DGS300
    SW:  Ram TG-898 56*, DGS400
    LW:  Maltby Design MS Grind 60*, DGS400
    Putter: Cleveland Huntington Beach #1 35"
    Balls: in no particular order... Wilson Staff FG Tour, Duo Urethane/Professional, or 50 Elite, Srixon ZStar, Snell MTB Black... will trot out Maxfli HT-100 or Elite 90 from time to time

    I've proven once again that anything over 44.5" or even 44.25" is a horrible fit for my tee game
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  • aussiebaussieb  823Lefty Boomers Posts: 823
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    For the months that we don't get much rain and it's windy on the coast, I use the Srixon U65 w/DI-105X. The bag goes D, 3w, 2i, 4-P, 52, 56, 60. I've been leaving the Apex MB 4i out more lately as I've been using a JPX HM 4i for the 3/4 slot that gets me a much higher flight. I'd never go back to a 2i in MB compared to the utility clubs available now. Even thinking of adding the HMB's to my MP20 SEL order this month as a modern update.

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    Mizuno ST190 9.5*, Accra Tour Zx475 M5, 44.5" ST190 15*, GD Quattrotech 8X, 42.5" Ping G400 19*, Accra XH85, 41" Srixon U65 18*, GD DI-105X, 40", CallawayUT 21*, GD DI-95X, Apex MB 5-P, Modus 130X Calllaway MD Forged 52*, 56* KBS 610 125X, 60* Modus Wedge 125 Toulon San Diego 33.5" 2019 Srixon XV
  • Dan DrakeDan Drake  2021Members Posts: 2,021
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    There was some great stuff done by @RichieHunt a few years ago where he showed the PGA tour swing speed correlation with bag setup. Basically, if you are moving it out there pretty well relative to the length of course you are playing, long irons aren't a great idea.

    Without being harsh, I'd say that if you are reasonably expecting to have multiple approach shots from the rough that require this type of distance, I'd steer clear of the 2i. For instance, in my case, I use the 2i off the tee quite a bit, on a few long par 3's when they are into the stiff breezes we have on the coast of FL, and to go after par 5's in two when the scenario is favorable. I think I have hit my 2i as an approach club for my regulation shot into a non-par 3 one time this year. It happened to be from the rough, and all I did was hit and hope. It was match play and my opponent was 100+ yards down the fairway in front of me so I had to give it a swing. In medal play, I would have played much safer and tried to make an easy bogey and move on.

    I would say that hybrids and fairway woods are preferable for almost everyone (myself included!). As far as my setup goes, it's in my sig and it's basically D, Fw, 2i, 4-G, S, L, & putter. Best of luck with your experiment, but I would caution you, the rabbit hole gets deep!

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    Epic Flash SZ 10.5° w/AD BB
    Epic Flash 15° w/Rogue Max
    X Forged UT 18° w/VS Proto 
    X Forged UT 22° w/PX
    Apex Pro '19 5-A w/PX
    PM Grind 2.0 54° W w/PX & PM Grind 1.0 61° w/DG
    Odyssey 
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  • mahoniemahonie England 2559Members Posts: 2,559
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    @Tinker said:
    Macgregor VIP by Nicklaus 2-9

    Great stuff!

    I have MacGregor VIP Limited by Nicklaus 2-9 (back up bag with original grips and original Mac Tourney Taper shafts (rebar stiff)).

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    Callaway Big Bertha Alpha Fubuki ZT Stiff
    MD Golf Superstrong 3-wood UST Proforce 65 Stiff
    Wilson Staff FG Tour M3 21* Hybrid Aldila RIP Stiff
    Mizuno MP4 4-PW DG S300
    Wilson Staff PMP wedges 50/54/58 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
    Radius Classic 8
  • CRAFTYLEFTY20CRAFTYLEFTY20  66Members Posts: 66
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    4-pw mizuno mp 68. Rogue subzero driver. Callaway wedges

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  • BIG STUBIG STU  11834Members Posts: 11,834
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    Macgregor VIP bent back to 18----- Rest of the stuff in my signature----- Note I carry a 22 hybrid also---- I need a 2 iron quite a bit in these Coastal SC winds---- Note if I carry the "Deuce" as I call it I pull the 3 iron out--- Now I will tell you I am 62 years old but can still hit it---- I have an un tipped stock Nike R in it---- One of my other favorite 2 irons is a 99 Apex with a un tipped R-300--- Actually all of my Macgregor sets and Hogan sets have 2 irons

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    Driver--- Honma G1-X Stock R shaft
    FW Adams Tight Lies 16* Mitsu Diamana R
    Hybrid Old Adams 22* Pro Force Red
    Irons 3 thru PW 1980 Macgregor VIP Hogan Apex 2 shafts
    SW Mizuno T-10 forged S-400
    LW Cleveland 588 60*
    Putter (for now) Original Standard Acushnet Bullseye

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  • ChronicSlicerChronicSlicer  1286Members Posts: 1,286
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    The only time I carry a 2 iron is when I'm dropping one off at Goodwill because I sure as **** can't hit the thing lol.

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  • TNRebTNReb  757Members Posts: 757
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    P790 UDI. I play over 95% of my rounds on the same course. I pretty much never have a 2 iron distance from the rough. I use it primarily off the tee.

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  • pingnewbiepingnewbie  157Members Posts: 157
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    @TNReb said:
    P790 UDI. I play over 95% of my rounds on the same course. I pretty much never have a 2 iron distance from the rough. I use it primarily off the tee.

    What's in the rest of the bag? Same idea with me, 2 iron off the tee.

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  • TNRebTNReb  757Members Posts: 757
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    @pingnewbie said:

    @TNReb said:
    P790 UDI. I play over 95% of my rounds on the same course. I pretty much never have a 2 iron distance from the rough. I use it primarily off the tee.

    What's in the rest of the bag? Same idea with me, 2 iron off the tee.

    Driver
    3W
    2i
    4-PW
    52,56,60

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  • OrlokOrlok Argentina 61Members Posts: 61
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    @TNReb said:

    @pingnewbie said:

    @TNReb said:
    P790 UDI. I play over 95% of my rounds on the same course. I pretty much never have a 2 iron distance from the rough. I use it primarily off the tee.

    What's in the rest of the bag? Same idea with me, 2 iron off the tee.

    Driver
    3W
    2i
    4-PW
    52,56,60

    Same for me!

    Driver
    3W
    2i
    4-PW
    52,56,60

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    Driver - Ping G410 Plus 10.0° - Project X EvenFlow Black 75
    3 Wood - Ping G410 Plus 14.5° - Project X EvenFlow Black 85
    2 Iron - Titleist T-MB 718 17° - True Temper AMT Tour White S300
    4-PW - Titleist AP2 718 - True Temper AMT Tour White S300
    Wedges - TaylorMade Hi-Toe 52°/9 + 56°/10 + 60°/10 - KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 120
    Putter - Oddysey White Ice
    Ball - Bridgestone B330 / Tour BX

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  • iceman1118iceman1118 Northeast 34Members Posts: 34
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    I love my 2 iron.

    Driver
    3W
    2 Iron
    4 - AW
    54
    58

    Driver is 290 - 310 depending on the day. 3 W I very rarely hit, if ever. 2 iron is my go to 245 shot off the tee when it is a shorter par 4 or I am playing from up front tees. Occasionally I will hit it off the turf into a par 5 green if I am feeling confident that day.

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    Driver: TaylorMade M6 Hazardous Smoke 6.5 X
    3 Wood: TaylorMade M6 Hazardous Smoke 6.5 X
    Driving Iron: TaylorMade UDI Hazardous Smoke 6.0 S
    Irons: TaylorMade P790 4 - AW KBS C Taper 130 X
    Wedges: TaylorMade Hi Toe Copper 54/58 KBS C Taper 120 S
    Putter: TaylorMade Spider X Copper Slant
    Ball: TaylorMade TP5X

  • mattwoodmattwood  500Members Posts: 500
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    I alternate between a 19* hybrid and a MP-30 2 iron. The 2 iron is definitely the go to in order to keep the ball down, but pretty penalizing on mishits. They hybrid is point and shoot but a little more difficult to keep the ball down low. Would like to find a compromise but at some point will probably say good bye to the 2 iron as forgiveness becomes more important than trajectory.

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    Titleist 917 D3 Fujikura Speeder pro ts 74 stiff/2016 Taylormade M2 9.5* w/Fujikura Pro 60 stiff
    Titleist 917 F3 Mitsubishi Diamana D+ 80 stiff
    Callaway RazrX Tour stock shaft stiff/Mizuno MP-30 2 iron with Rifle 6.0 shaft
    Bridgestone J 40DPC w/Aerotech Steelfibers 95 r
    50*, 54*, 58* Bridgestone J 15 wedges with Nippon Pro Modus3 125
    Odessey White Hot #5
  • ddettsddetts Roy McAvoy Sioux Falls, SD 1783ClubWRX Posts: 1,783
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    Driver
    3w - TM M2 Tour 15*
    2i - TM P790 UDI (gen1)
    3i - Mizuno MP18 Fli-Hi
    4-pw - Mizuno MP18 MMC
    GW/LW - Mizuno T7

    I mostly use the 2i for tee shots on shorter par 4s, and the occasional approach into par 5s.

    I did just get a new 5w - Callaway Epic Flash Sub-Zero that I may replace the 2i or the 3w depending on how the yardage gaps turn out. I'll probably adjust the 5w to 17* and see if where that ends up. It may be possible to have go Dr-5w-2i. Just not using the 3w very much for the courses I play frequently.

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    > See my current WITB
    Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 9°, Project X Even Flow Blue 6.5 65 gram
    TaylorMade '17 M2 Tour 15°, Kuro Kage Silver Dual-Core TiNi
    TaylorMade P790 UDI 17°, Project X HZRDUS85 6.0
    Mizuno MP-18 MMC 3 Fli-Hi | 4-PW, Project X LZ 6.5
    Mizuno T7 52-09 | 58-12
    TaylorMade TP Mullen

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