Clubs you really wanted, got, then hated!

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SuperbritSuperbrit  610WRX Points: 138Members Posts: 610 Golden Tee
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So a few years ago i seen some pics of the new Vega VDC-01 1st proto irons, they looked gorgeous, raw black oxide finish, little to no offset, thin top line, shorter blade length, when they came out i think they were about £2000, well i'll wait till i find some on ebay.


After just missing out on a few sets over the years i finally got my hands on some, they arrived last Thursday, and.... i've never been so disappointing in my life, top line isnt that thin, offset is quite noticeable, blade length not the shortest, feel is ok, but not as soft as i was hoping, gutted! so after a day i put them on Ebay and gone back to my trusty TI Taylormade RSi TP's, wife wasnt particularly happy either lol

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Taylormade SIM Max 9.0* (Ventus Blue S)
Taylormade M6 15* 3 wood (Hzrdus Smoke 6.0)
Taylormade M6 18* 5 wood (Hzrdus Smoke 6.0)
Adams DHY 21* (Aldila )
TI Taylormade RSI TP 4-PW (1.5* flat, 1* weak) (Pro Modus 130s)
Taylormade MG black 52 (53) (2* flat, 1* weak) (DG S300)
Taylormade Hi Toe 58 (2* flat) (DG S300)
Machine putter

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  • MBBGMBBG South of Chicagoland 1655WRX Points: 199Members Posts: 1,655 Platinum Tees
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    Miura wedges with SPB shafts.

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    ONOFF Labospec 358 — Tour AD TP6X
    Titleist TS2 16.5* — Kuro Kage XM 80X
    Mizuno MP-20 HMB/MB—MITSUBISHI MMT 105/125
    Mizuno T20 50* and 55* — MITSUBISHI MMT 125
    Seven ST 61* Black Boron — MCI Black 125 Wedge
    Epon Ltd Edition I-33 — Matrix Ozik PZ-125 Shaft 
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  • A.PrinceyA.Princey Major Hacker  2437WRX Points: 493Handicap: 3Members Posts: 2,437 Platinum Tees
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    i500's, wanted so badly to love them, but you know the rest....

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    Titleist 915D2 10.5*, Fujikura Pro 70X 43.5"
    Ping G SFT 16*, Matrix 8Q3-X 41.5"
    Ping OG Rapture 2-U, DG XP - R300
    Vokey 56(57*), 60(63*) DG-R400
    "Rusty" Byron DH89 Pipeneck, 34" (or any of 10  2 other putters...)

    B330-RX

  • averysdadaverysdad  1381WRX Points: 225Members Posts: 1,381 Platinum Tees
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    @a.princey....me too on the i500’s. But I have more....the TM r1 stunk for me. Wanted to love the Nike Vapor Fly fairways....nope. Wanted to love the TEE EXS fairway....nada. The list goes on and on. But I sure do love the chase.

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  • JBWJBW  212WRX Points: 48Members Posts: 212 Fairways
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    Honma TW737V, Vizard IB105 X-Stiff. They look OK, just don't have the feel I was expecting. My current gamers are Epon AF302, SPB X-Stiff, so it was an uphill battle to begin with, but the Honma's aren't even close. So much so, I've only hit the 4 and 7 irons, didn't need to hit anything else. However, my TW737 445 Driver is money!

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  • DFS PFDDFS PFD  1458WRX Points: 661Handicap: 1.8Members Posts: 1,458 Platinum Tees
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    Miura CB's, Tournament blades, and Baby blades. Miura is simply not for me.

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    SIM 8* Ventus Black 6X
    G410 LST  HZRDUS Smoke Hulk 6.5TX 60g 
    Epic Flash SZ 15* Tensei PW 80TX
    2-PW Ping Blueprint DG X7
    55* MG Raw Tour issue S400
    60* Hi-Toe Tour Issue S400
    L.A.B 2.1 

  • misterkyemisterkye  124WRX Points: 70Handicap: 8ClubWRX Posts: 124 Fairways
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    Honma 737v. Really love the brand and thought they’d be an easy transition. Never got used to the feel, perhaps it was my horrid swing....

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    Taylormade M1 7.5*, Fujikura Speeder Evolution IV 661 shaft
    Titleist TS3 18*, Fujikura Speeder Evolution IV 661 shaft
    Taylormade P790 UDI 2-iron 
    Taylormade P790 4i-PW, Oban CT-115 S shafts
    Miura Tour Wedge HB 48*, Miura K Grind 2.0 54* & 60*
    Miura MGP-M2 putter
    Titleist Pro V1
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  • farmerfarmer  8450WRX Points: 913Members Posts: 8,450 Titanium Tees
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    Adams 9015d. Many shafts, many tries, just never worked.

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  • MitchellMitchell  5623WRX Points: 456Members Posts: 5,623 Titanium Tees
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    Titleist TS2, driver- tried a couple of differently lofted heads, various shafts, different headweights, etc.. was great on monitor and with 'range swing' - on course - fore left! 💩

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    Titleist 910d3 9.5* (d4 surefit) Motore Speeder TS 7.3
    Titleist 917f2 16.5* (c2 surefit) Motore Speeder TS 8.3
    Titleist 818 h1 21* (c2 surefit) Atmos blue TS 8
    Titleist 962b 3-pw s400 
    Vokey sm7 raw M 54*  s400
    Vokey raw 260-08 C-C  60*  s400
    Cameron '95 Laguna
  • SmstefSmstef Geneva 17WRX Points: 56Handicap: 18Members Posts: 17 Bunkers
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    For me prgr , egg, egg+ , rs

    never made it to play them

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    A-Grind 10,5 - Veylix alpina 573 wildeye
    Roddio Baffy - Veylix alpina 573 wildeye
    Ryoma UT 21 & 24 - Veylix alpina 673
    Epon AF-705 6-AW - Veylix alpina 673
    Seven 52 - Veylix alpina 673
    Seven 56/60- Steelfiber i95
    Grindworks Plus One 380 Sakura edition - Dogatti PT135
  • FuscinatorFuscinator  64WRX Points: 41Handicap: My backswing Members Posts: 64 Bunkers
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    I got an Adams Tight Lies (original) 5wood when they first came out. I absolutely hated it. Usually, I take full blame for all my mishits, but this time, it was the club. It’s the only time I’ve ever returned a club.

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  • volrusvolrus  1514WRX Points: 68Members Posts: 1,514 Platinum Tees
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    Ping G410 irons for me. Loved the idea of a smaller game improvement iron, but the feel and sound of them on mis hits is not good.

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  • extrastiffextrastiff  993WRX Points: 125Members Posts: 993 Golden Tee
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    Toulon Columbus putter, definitely not the clubs fault though. Wanted to be like the cool guys on tour and use an anser style with a rubber band grip. After putting 40+ times a couple rounds, I tried a super stroke switch. After another 20 heavy sighs, I’m going with spider x. I honestly can’t believe how much easier it makes putting for me

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    g410 lst 10* | hzrdusblack75  /  f8+ 17.5* | zx4100m5+  /  p790 21* | x7  /  iblade 24* | x7  /  p730 5-pw | x7  /  sm7 52*8, 56*10 | x100   /   Rtx4raw 62*6 | x100  /  spiderx
    Sub: p790 19* | fujiproblack115

  • CAT GOLFERCAT GOLFER  982WRX Points: 126Members Posts: 982 Golden Tee
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    Adams MB2s, bought a set of heads and for one reason or another never assembled them, then fell out of love and sold them, only to fall back in love and buy them already assembled. Hit them and knew they weren’t for me, love the way they look still.

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  • Mookieb10Mookieb10  224WRX Points: 92Members Posts: 224 Fairways
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    M5 Tour. I got fitted for it... and couldn’t hit it worth a lick.

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