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Puppetmaster WITB & Course Pictures

PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
edited September 2015 in What's In The Bag Photo Edition
September 2015



I've been adding pictures of courses recently played as I enjoy golf visuals and it just makes things more interesting than looking at pictures of clubs, as much of a gearhead I am.



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June 2014



Tank courtesy of the Official WRX Member Testing panel:

http://www.golfwrx.c...-review-thread/



December 2013



Adams 9015D 9.5*, Fujikura Rombax 80B X

Tour Edge XCG3 15*, Accra Tour Z 85 M5

Adams DHy 18*, Graphite Design DI-105 X

Bridgestone J40 DPC 4-9, DG X100

Vokey 248, 254, TVD-M, DG X100/S400

Odyssey White Hot Pro V-Line



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Season ending driver. Tough to beat this one.





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8/30/2013



Trying these J40 DPC irons for the rest of the season, great forgiveness...



Ping G25 8.5*, Fubuki K 70 X

Callaway DET 15*, Fubuki AX f85 X

Adams DHy 18*, Graphite Design DI-105 X

Bridgestone J40 DPC 4-PW, DG X100

Vokey 250, 254, TVD-M, DG S400

Odyssey ProType 7



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Prior set up:



Callaway Razr Hawk Tour 9.5*, Aldila RIP'd VS Proto 60 TX

Callaway X Hot 3Deep 14.5*, Accra Tour Z 85 M5

Adams DHy 18*, Matrix HX3 S

Callaway X-Prototypes 4-PW, DG X100

Vokey 250, 254, TVD-M 60, DG S400

Odyssey White Hot Pro V-Line



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5/30/2013 - The mallets...





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3/6/2012 - Accra fan club



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2/26/2012 - Here's one potential set-up while my other irons are out for a reshaft. I go back and forth between hybrid and 2-iron, and 3 or 4 wedge set up, depending on the course, but the woods are pretty set. Irons are lead-taped to get to D2 swing weight, having mid size grips seems to complicate things.



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3/12/2011 - I wasn't planning to change my set really, but I was given the opportunity to try some new irons and somehow ended up with a completely new bag. Picture of the new bag is here:



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Some background on the new irons here:



http://www.golfwrx.c...ssions-reviews/



More pictures to follow....



1/22/2011 - while waiting for the football games to start, I took some pictures of what will likely be the 2011 bag. This is mostly the same stuff I've posted in the past.



From left: TM Superfast TP with Diamana Ahina, TM R9 3W with Aldila RIP, Adams Pro Black with Aldila RIP, Callaway X-Protos 2-PW with KBS Tour, X-Forged 52, 56, and 60 with DG S400, Jaws 60 with DG S300 (not pictured - Maxfli Revolution 2-iron)



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Shafts:



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Still my favorite shaft to photograph, wish I had better skills and equipment, lol.



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Putters:



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1/19/2011 - had nothing better to do so I took some pictures of a few putters, all posted at the end of the thread.



Still undecided on a 2011 bag, so no bag pictures yet, lol.



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7/21/2010 - Midseason update - current bag with experiments/backups/rotations



Drivers: Callaway FT-Tour 9.5* with Matrix Ozik XCon6 X and TM R9 Supertri 9.5* with Matrix Ozik F7M2 X, Aldila Voodoo XPP7

Fairway wood: TM R9 3W 15* with Aldila RIP 90 X

Hybrids: Adams Idea Pro Pnt1 16* with Diamana Thump 93 S and Adams Pro Black 20* with Aldila RIP 105 X

Irons: Callaway X-Protos 2-PW with KBS Tours S, hardstepped once

Wedges: Callaway X-Forged with C-Grind 52*, 56*, and 60* with DGS400

Putters: SC California Del Mar, Pro Plat Del Mar 3.5, and J.A.T. Proto

Putter grips are all black Baby T and everything else is gripped with GP Midsized Full Cord Tour Wraps, except the FT-Tour, which still has the stock GP NDMC.



Gamers, drivers and putters that rotate through



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Backup irons, still my favorite CBs out there



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Putter bag



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My mini Cameron collection



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This is how I started at this site, and it's come a long way since, haha.

WITB:

Callaway Big Bertha Ti 454 9*, Grafalloy PL Blue S

Callaway Steelhead III, Grafalloy Prolite 3.5 S

2-PW Maxfli Revolution Black Dot, DG S300

Cleveland 588 BeCu 53*

Cleveland 900 Chrome 60*

Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Del Mar 3.5
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WITB Link

Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
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Comments

  • FLAis4golferzFLAis4golferz The Tachus Advanced Members Posts: 1,814
    a players bag... classy sticks my friend.
    Cobra F7+ / Project X 7.0
    Callaway X Hot Pro 13.5* / XVR7
    Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi 2i / X100
    Bridgestone J15cb's 4-P / X100
    Taylormade ATV 50* / S300
    Taylormade RAC '10' 54* / S300
    NIKE Engage Square 58* / S300
    Odyssey O-Works Red 7s 33.25"
    Taylormade Tour Preferred X
    Bushnell Tour Z6 Jolt
  • Dukefan1Dukefan1 Lefty Boomers Posts: 2,246
    FLAis4golferz wrote on Aug 17 2009, 10:45 PM:
    a players bag... classy sticks my friend.


    What he said. Great setup!
    Driver-Taylormade RBZ Stage 2, 3 and 5 wood-Taylormade RBZ Stage 2, Irons-Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 Wedges-Mizuno S5, Putter-Odyssey White Hot Pro 7
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    Thanks for the kind words guys. I'm planning on heading over to Golf Galaxy this weekend to see if I can get some LM stats, then I'll decide on a new driver this weekend, I've narrowed it down to between a 909 D3 and FT-9 Tour now. I'll probably give the OEM shafts a run first though. Curious to try the Diamana that comes with the Titleists, although I might want something heavier.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • twelvegagetwelvegage live life. love life. Members Posts: 64
    That putter is beyond beautiful.
  • michael lingardmichael lingard Members Posts: 39
    Nice sticks matey , loving the pic of the 2 iron i am guessing image/good.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':good:' /> .
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    twelvegage wrote on Aug 21 2009, 09:11 PM:
    That putter is beyond beautiful.




    Thanks! It took me forever to find one back in 2001 and I've never let it out of my sight since.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    michael lingard wrote on Aug 22 2009, 02:11 PM:
    Nice sticks matey , loving the pic of the 2 iron i am guessing image/good.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':good:' /> .




    Yup, that's my beloved 2 iron. I was posting in another thread how I love that this set of irons despite being cast, cavity backs has almost no offset. I'm by no means a scratch player (I typically fluctuate between 7 to 10 because I only play 5-10 times a season at most) but I just feel most comfortable/confident with the way non-offset irons line up.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • TimeToFlyTimeToFly Advanced Members Posts: 686
    i absolutely love those Maxfli Revolutions...one of the best iron designs ever made imo
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    TimeToFly wrote on Aug 28 2009, 11:05 AM:
    i absolutely love those Maxfli Revolutions...one of the best iron designs ever made imo




    Me too, that's why I'm still hanging on to em. You might like the new pictures. image/wink.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=';)' />
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • Ogre41Ogre41 Advanced Members Posts: 1,166 ✭✭
    Those irons are awesome.
    Cobra Bio Cell Slime Green (currently has a Black Tie 80s in it, that may be a poor choice)
    Ping Rapture 14 Stiff
    Nike Pro Combo 20 or Ladies Bio Cell 3 Iron with stock Graphite Stiff
    Cobra Bio Cell 4-PW Stock Graphite S
    TM ATV 54
    Cally Sureout 58
    Odyseey 2 Ball or Odyssey Versa White #1 Wide
    Titleist Velocity or DT Trusoft
  • plarkplark Advanced Members Posts: 402
    How do you like your R9?
    Taylormade R1 Driver
    Taylormade SuperFast 2.0 Fairway 15*
    Taylormade Tour RBZ Hybrid 20*
    Taylormade Rocketbladez 4-PW
    Ping ZB Redwood
    Taylormade AVT 52*/56*/60*
    WITB Link
  • calc61calc61 Army Veteran 1980-1984 Advanced Members Posts: 2,939
    Very nice setup!! How's the r9?
    Haven't played in over 2 years.
    Still dealing with bladder cancer.I'm in the hands of the VA now.
  • El PatoEl Pato Wannabe Pro Jr. Boomers Posts: 1,307
    edited October 2010
    Nice stix!
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    SLDR 10.5* UST VTS Silver 7x
    RBZ Stage 2 14.5* BB 83X
    RBZ Tour Issue 18.5* hybrid Fubuki AX
    09 TP 2iron/2011 TP MC 5-PW DG X100
    588 forged 54*, SM5 58.11* K
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • jaskanskijaskanski Advanced Members Posts: 9,250
    Nice clubs - in particular the 2-iron - always nice to see someone who prefers an iron over a hybrid. Interesting to see a 52* wedge though - how much of a gap is there between that and the PW?
  • PixlPutterman PixlPutterman Look At My Lefty J33R(hey I can wish) Advanced Members Posts: 8,157 ✭✭
    I love my revolutions, there is a lefty 2 iron on ebay that i thought about picking up, its just real expensive and i alread have a few 2 irons so I probably wont, even though ill regret it image/biggrin.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />



    Have you found a softer iron than these Max's, and there cast lol
    G400 LST 8.5° - HZ Smoke Yellow 70x
    Mizuno MP Fli Hi 18° - C Taper 125
    Mizuno MP Fli Hi 23° - C Taper 120
    Wilson Staff FG62 - S300
    Cobra Tour Trusty 52°/56°/62- S300
    Scotty Cameron X7M
    RZN Platinum
  • mat562mat562 My ex had an irrational phobia of salad cream. Honestly. Advanced Members Posts: 10,947 ✭✭
    Cracking iron set. One of the best sets of cavity backs ever made.
  • DazzaDazza Advanced Members Posts: 122
    Nice setup! image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    edited October 2009
    plark wrote on Sep 21 2009, 05:35 AM:
    How do you like your R9?



    dr12 wrote on Sep 26 2009, 08:48 AM:
    Very nice setup!! How's the r9?




    Thanks. I've still only played a couple rounds with it, but I like it so far I think. I definitely like the look and feel of the head but the shaft might be too soft because I'm not very consistent with it directionally. I'm starting to look for something in x-stiff, maybe another Fubuki, or the XVS6 or a Matrix Code 7, X-Con 6/7. It is definitely longer with lower spin though; my previous driver was a high, straight hitter, while this is more of a mid traj bomber with more more workability.



    In the past 10 years I've only played with 3 drivers, the R9, a 9* CBB Ti 454 with Grafalloy Blue, and a 8.5* Titleist 975D with Grafalloy Prolite. In order of accuracy/straightness to max distance, I'd rank them in this order:



    CBB Ti 454

    975D

    R9



    If distance were not a consideration, I'd still like the 975D the best overall, but it is significantly shorter than the R9. I would like to try a 909 D2/D3 at some point, but just can't get used to the way they line up at address. The R9 lines up perfectly IMO (I have it set to neutral and like the TP setting as well, which is +1 notch open).
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    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • peez007peez007 Advanced Members Posts: 242
    CLEAN! clubs and crib
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    edited September 2009
    Boom Boom wrote on Sep 26 2009, 11:42 AM:
    Nice stix! Although I'm not a "huge" fan of Maxfi irons...




    Haha, thanks.


    jaskanski wrote on Sep 26 2009, 11:52 AM:
    Nice clubs - in particular the 2-iron - always nice to see someone who prefers an iron over a hybrid. Interesting to see a 52* wedge though - how much of a gap is there between that and the PW?




    My PW is 48* according to the site below, and so it is a 4* gap, which makes it a nice gap wedge. I may eventually drop the 56* altogether because I barely use it. I just got a 3 wood, so I've left out my 3 iron for now.



    http://www.equip2golf.com/specifications/s...tion.html~specs



    I haven't really considered a hybrid because the 2 is one of my "confidence" clubs for tee shots and if I need a long lay up on a long par 5. I just think I use it better than I would an 18* hybrid, which I still can't hit consistently, but maybe I haven't tried the right ones.


    PixlPutterman wrote on Sep 26 2009, 11:59 AM:
    I love my revolutions, there is a lefty 2 iron on ebay that i thought about picking up, its just real expensive and i alread have a few 2 irons so I probably wont, even though ill regret it image/biggrin.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />



    Have you found a softer iron than these Max's, and there cast lol




    Just buy it, you know they are rare. image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />



    I haven't found any irons that I like better, to be honest. I don't want blades because I don't play a lot these days, but I also want something with minimal to zero offset, like these are. It is tough finding CBs like that (and sets for which they still make a 2-iron). And yes, feel wise, these are still amazing for cast clubs. I know people say that modern blades are much more playable than they used to be, but I guess I'm not willing to take that plunge yet. I am always on the lookout for a nice set of forged CBs though and have been considering the Tour Edge Exotics CNC forged.


    mat562 wrote on Sep 26 2009, 01:37 PM:
    Cracking iron set. One of the best sets of cavity backs ever made.




    Thanks, I definitely agree. image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />


    Dazza wrote on Sep 26 2009, 06:22 PM:
    Nice setup! image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />




    Thanks.
    Post edited by Unknown User on
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    peez007 wrote on Sep 28 2009, 08:52 AM:
    CLEAN! clubs and crib




    Haha, thanks. You should see the other side of the basement, my kids' toys are growing out of the carpet practically, that's why I picked the "empty" corner for taking pictures.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • seadweller30seadweller30 Members Posts: 83
    Love your black nickel wedges, Iwould love to game them, only they dont make them for us lefties! Th scotty cameron del mar putter is... well WOW! Is it as nice to use, as it looks??? Also wondering if you had the older spin milled vokeys, and how they compare to them if you had?
  • PixlPutterman PixlPutterman Look At My Lefty J33R(hey I can wish) Advanced Members Posts: 8,157 ✭✭
    My last two iron set were CCi forged and MP32's neither were anymore playable or soft than the Max's, so dont believe everything you hear
    G400 LST 8.5° - HZ Smoke Yellow 70x
    Mizuno MP Fli Hi 18° - C Taper 125
    Mizuno MP Fli Hi 23° - C Taper 120
    Wilson Staff FG62 - S300
    Cobra Tour Trusty 52°/56°/62- S300
    Scotty Cameron X7M
    RZN Platinum
  • Billy BarouBilly Barou Advanced Members Posts: 320
    Nice bag, brother! Those irons are the essence of "classic" looking, and that R9 looks like a beast in with the rest of those guys! LOL!



    Sweet set-up! I am with you on the whole 2-iron thing as well. I have the hardest time hitting my fairway woods and used to game a 2 back in the day. Always had a lot more confidence hitting an iron vs. the wood.



    Cheers,

    Kev
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    seadweller30 wrote on Sep 28 2009, 11:28 AM:
    Love your black nickel wedges, Iwould love to game them, only they dont make them for us lefties! Th scotty cameron del mar putter is... well WOW! Is it as nice to use, as it looks??? Also wondering if you had the older spin milled vokeys, and how they compare to them if you had?




    I've never gamed the old Vokeys, but I have tried them and never liked them to be honest. I've always loved Cleveland wedges, but my old 588s were too light in the head and for some reason just felt "dead" recently. I really like the way the Spin Milled Vokeys feel and even though it is taking me some time to get used to the straighter leading edge, the weight and appearance just inspire confidence. I'm also having to get used to the 60* for flop and bunker shots because of the straighter edge, because the Cleveland 60* was much more rounded.



    As for the Del Mar 3.5, it is my favorite putter of all time, haha. I grew up using an old Cleveland blade and a Wilson 8813, but was having trouble lining up my putts, so this was the perfect heel shafted putter for me. The Pro Plat line doesn't feel as soft as the other Cameron lines, IMO, but it works well for me.


    PixlPutterman wrote on Sep 28 2009, 11:30 AM:
    My last two iron set were CCi forged and MP32's neither were anymore playable or soft than the Max's, so dont believe everything you hear




    That's good to know actually, because I have been looking around at MP-32/67s on eBay, among others.


    Billy Barou wrote on Sep 28 2009, 01:46 PM:
    Nice bag, brother! Those irons are the essence of "classic" looking, and that R9 looks like a beast in with the rest of those guys! LOL!



    Sweet set-up! I am with you on the whole 2-iron thing as well. I have the hardest time hitting my fairway woods and used to game a 2 back in the day. Always had a lot more confidence hitting an iron vs. the wood.



    Cheers,

    Kev




    Thanks. I actually went the other way, when I was junior I never hit long irons well, probably because I was a skinny little kid with no SS, haha. As I've gotten older and stronger, long irons have become the strength of my game. image/biggrin.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • joekellijoekelli A member of the exclusive "Kingdom 14" Advanced Members Posts: 2,614 ✭✭
    Nice setup!



    I love the Maxfli irons. You might want to try the Nickent 3dx pro's if your in the market for more irons. They are very very soft feeling for cast and Remind me of the revolutions.
    Ping G LS Tec 9* Oban Devotion 75x
    Callaway Epic 15* Oban Devotion 75x
    Callaway X2Hot pro 20* Tour green 75-X
    TaylorMade RSi2 5-pw CTAPER 130X
    TM EF spin 52, 56 & 60
    Putter- TM JD Spider s
    Machine M2A converter
    Ball- [font=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Kirkland Signature or TM TP5 x[/font]
    WITB Link
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    joekelli wrote on Oct 2 2009, 10:14 AM:
    Nice setup!



    I love the Maxfli irons. You might want to try the Nickent 3dx pro's if your in the market for more irons. They are very very soft feeling for cast and Remind me of the revolutions.




    Thanks for the suggestion, but I think I'm all set now with the TEE forged set. I mean, I don't even want to leave my Maxflis, just thought I'd give the TEEs a shot.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • DazzaDazza Advanced Members Posts: 122
    Those TEE's look the goods! image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    Dazza wrote on Oct 2 2009, 05:02 PM:
    Those TEE's look the goods! image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />




    Thanks, they do huh? image/biggrin.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' /> I hit them at the range for the first time yesterday and I LOVE the feedback I get from them. There is definitely more feedback than the Revolutions on the off center hits. When I hit them flush, it truly is buttery soft, the way a forged club should be. However, I can't say that they are softer than the Maxflis. Then again, I was hitting them off a range mat, so we'll see when I get on the course.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • RamblerRambler Finally enjoying golf again Advanced Members Posts: 1,748
    Nice set up but the Newport is from the Oil Can line, not the Classic line image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />



    Schweeet putter lol image/biggrin.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    Haha, oops, sorry. Thanks for the info.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    edited October 2009
    Updated pics in the first post.



    Got some lightly used TEE CNC forged irons off eBay, coincidentally from a WRX member, and picked up a matching new 2-iron along with them. Regardless, these are beautiful so just thought I'd share some pictures:



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    G094.jpg

    G102.jpg

    G101.jpg
    Post edited by Unknown User on
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • bradley2424bradley2424 Peanut Gallery Advanced Members Posts: 608
    dude love the new irons thoes are sick i am looking for a new set and they will go well with my 905r 8.5, 980f and my nickent hybrid. and soon to be my spin milled wedges. great bag
  • elcheneelchene Members Posts: 1,117
    Gorgeous irons!
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    bradley2424 wrote on Oct 11 2009, 02:12 AM:
    dude love the new irons thoes are sick i am looking for a new set and they will go well with my 905r 8.5, 980f and my nickent hybrid. and soon to be my spin milled wedges. great bag



    elchene wrote on Oct 11 2009, 11:43 AM:
    Gorgeous irons!




    Thanks. I "blame" it all on Golf WRX. I stumbled across the site a couple months ago while doing research on drivers and since then I've somehow updated all my clubs except my putter (which will not be going anywhere for a long time). The purchases just sort of snuck up on me, lol.
    WITB Link

    Cobra King Ltd 8.5*, Speeder TS 6.2
    Callaway BBA 16*, Speeder TS 8.2
    Adams A12 19*, Diamana Thump
    Maxfli Revolution 4-PW, DG
    Vokey 254.10, V-Grind 60*
    Odyssey Tank Cruiser 330M
  • PixlPutterman PixlPutterman Look At My Lefty J33R(hey I can wish) Advanced Members Posts: 8,157 ✭✭
    I had that same style Aldila, but it was an XPP8.
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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    PixlPutterman wrote on Nov 23 2009, 11:42 PM:
    I had that same style Aldila, but it was an XPP8.




    To be honest, I haven't even hit that yet - I just got the XVS6 and F7M2 installed into R9 tips yesterday, so I'm hoping to get out to try them both this weekend.



    Right now, the current gamers are the HD6 for the driver and the Epic for the 3W.
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  • williamowilliamo Advanced Members Posts: 2,294
    Great Shafts! If you can, try Diamana Whiteboard in your driver. Love it!
  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    William Odin wrote on Nov 24 2009, 10:03 AM:
    Great Shafts! If you can, try Diamana Whiteboard in your driver. Love it!




    Thanks. I've been wanting to try both the Blue and White, although I think the White may be too low launching for me. The other thing has been the price - it hasn't been easy to find good deals on those shafts (the good deals that do come by I often miss... everyone else seems to me in the market for those too) because I'm not looking to get a new shaft just to take for a test run, but I'm sure I'll find one sooner or later. It never ends does it? image/biggrin.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />
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  • pdaeropdaero Lefty Boomers Posts: 6,001 ✭✭
    Hey Puppetmaster,



    Love the bag! I'm impressed that you still carry a 2 iron. How do you like them? And I see you play the Epic FW too - sometimes I wish I had the X, I seem to spin it too much off the tee even though I tipped it a little bit. I loved the R9 when I tried it, and it seems these days you can find some nice exotic shafts with R9 tips attached that don't go for very high exactly for that reason.
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  • asianone974asianone974 Advanced Members Posts: 358
    edited January 2010
    Sweet setups. I love the looks of the x-proto's. One of the best looking muscle backs in regards to shape, muscle design, and finish. From what I've read on here, they play and feel just like how they look. Still contemplating buying a set. How do you like the Black Golds? How do they play?
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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    pdaero wrote on 09 January 2010 - 11:15 PM:


    Hey Puppetmaster,



    Love the bag! I'm impressed that you still carry a 2 iron. How do you like them? And I see you play the Epic FW too - sometimes I wish I had the X, I seem to spin it too much off the tee even though I tipped it a little bit. I loved the R9 when I tried it, and it seems these days you can find some nice exotic shafts with R9 tips attached that don't go for very high exactly for that reason.




    Thanks. The X-Protos are amazingly soft, but the ball still gets out there like it should. They are also not as difficult to hit as they might look. The Epic FW in X actually still spins more than my F7M2 but in some way I like the weight and kick of the Epic better, although performance wise, I might have to say the F7M2 would be the better choice. I'm looking to try a Project X 8A2 in the 3W at some point in the spring. The R9 with XVS6 has been an absolute monster for me, longer than with the Fubuki and HD6, and better feeling than the HD6. The HD6 was probably had the tightest dispersion and the Fubuki had the best feel, so the XVS6 is the best compromise. I always think it is funny how people say the R9 is short, because once you find the right shaft, it's hard to find anything longer and more consistent. For me, of course. image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    asianone974 wrote on 10 January 2010 - 12:57 AM:


    Sweet setups. I love the looks of the x-proto's. One of the best looking muscle backs in regards to shape, muscle design, and finish. From what I've read on here, they play and feel just like how they look. Still contemplating buying a set. How do you like the Black Golds? How do they play?




    Thanks dude. The X-Protos play as advertised, as I mentioned above. Amazing feel, consistent trajectory, and good looks. My only gripe is that the forgings are so soft that they nick easily. I'd hate to have to play with iron head covers, although I probably might have to if I want to preserve their looks. The BGs are on the heavy side, but if you like S300s/X100s, you will like these. To me, they are kinda like X100s but with a tad more feel.
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  • pdaeropdaero Lefty Boomers Posts: 6,001 ✭✭
    Puppetmaster wrote on 11 January 2010 - 10:03 AM:

    pdaero wrote on 09 January 2010 - 11:15 PM:


    Hey Puppetmaster,



    Love the bag! I'm impressed that you still carry a 2 iron. How do you like them? And I see you play the Epic FW too - sometimes I wish I had the X, I seem to spin it too much off the tee even though I tipped it a little bit. I loved the R9 when I tried it, and it seems these days you can find some nice exotic shafts with R9 tips attached that don't go for very high exactly for that reason.




    Thanks. The X-Protos are amazingly soft, but the ball still gets out there like it should. They are also not as difficult to hit as they might look. The Epic FW in X actually still spins more than my F7M2 but in some way I like the weight and kick of the Epic better, although performance wise, I might have to say the F7M2 would be the better choice. I'm looking to try a Project X 8A2 in the 3W at some point in the spring. The R9 with XVS6 has been an absolute monster for me, longer than with the Fubuki and HD6, and better feeling than the HD6. The HD6 was probably had the tightest dispersion and the Fubuki had the best feel, so the XVS6 is the best compromise. I always think it is funny how people say the R9 is short, because once you find the right shaft, it's hard to find anything longer and more consistent. For me, of course. image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />






    That's interesting that the XVS6 gives you the best performance - to each his own, I guess. I haven't experimented with enough shafts to really know, because I'm a lefty. OEMs don't care to include good clubs with shafts for lefties to try.. I was able to try the R9 TP at a Golfsmith TM demo day with the F1 X and it felt incredible to me.

    I'm looking to get a new shaft eventually for my 3 wood, and I wanted something around the same weight but with less spin.. I can't feel it kick but right now I made my swing plane slightly different. I'll stick it out, but if I do end up with a steeper plane I'll need a new driver and 3 wood shaft. Have you ever hit the 8M2?



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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    pdaero wrote on 11 January 2010 - 01:55 PM:


    That's interesting that the XVS6 gives you the best performance - to each his own, I guess. I haven't experimented with enough shafts to really know, because I'm a lefty. OEMs don't care to include good clubs with shafts for lefties to try.. I was able to try the R9 TP at a Golfsmith TM demo day with the F1 X and it felt incredible to me.

    I'm looking to get a new shaft eventually for my 3 wood, and I wanted something around the same weight but with less spin.. I can't feel it kick but right now I made my swing plane slightly different. I'll stick it out, but if I do end up with a steeper plane I'll need a new driver and 3 wood shaft. Have you ever hit the 8M2?




    I think the bend characteristics of the Voodoo VS series just seem to suit my swing, I tried the tour issue XVS9 in a hybrid and loved it too. I haven't tried the 8M2 but if I do go heavier with a Matrix for my 3W, it'll be the HD8 or HD9 because the HD series seems to be kind to me as well.
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  • pdaeropdaero Lefty Boomers Posts: 6,001 ✭✭
    Puppetmaster wrote on 11 January 2010 - 04:05 PM:


    I think the bend characteristics of the Voodoo VS series just seem to suit my swing, I tried the tour issue XVS9 in a hybrid and loved it too. I haven't tried the 8M2 but if I do go heavier with a Matrix for my 3W, it'll be the HD8 or HD9 because the HD series seems to be kind to me as well.




    How do the HD series play? I see quite a few on here that use them.. the only thing I would be worried about is that it would be too boardy. I love the mid-upper 80s weight for a 3 wood shaft, so it would seem post-trim the HD9 might be nice at least for the weight I was looking for..
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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    pdaero wrote on 14 January 2010 - 01:12 AM:

    Puppetmaster wrote on 11 January 2010 - 04:05 PM:


    I think the bend characteristics of the Voodoo VS series just seem to suit my swing, I tried the tour issue XVS9 in a hybrid and loved it too. I haven't tried the 8M2 but if I do go heavier with a Matrix for my 3W, it'll be the HD8 or HD9 because the HD series seems to be kind to me as well.




    How do the HD series play? I see quite a few on here that use them.. the only thing I would be worried about is that it would be too boardy. I love the mid-upper 80s weight for a 3 wood shaft, so it would seem post-trim the HD9 might be nice at least for the weight I was looking for..




    I think its a great shaft. It is a stiff tip but it doesn't feel boardy to me at all. I don't know what the overall bend characteristics are but I think the HD6 feels better than the F7M2. People aruond here have always said that when Matrix says low spin, they mean it, and I have confirmed that on both shafts that I have. I'm definitely a believer now after hitting these two and an X-Con 6, even though that just launched way too high for me.
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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    Added some updated pictures of the season opening bag... more changes will come in time of course.
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  • gandorgandor Advanced Members Posts: 1,916 ✭✭
    cool setup! im pretty sure you'll love the supertri.



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  • PuppetmasterPuppetmaster Members Posts: 14,933
    gandor wrote on 19 April 2010 - 05:04 PM:


    cool setup! im pretty sure you'll love the supertri.




    Thanks! That's quite a compliment coming from you considering your collection. image/smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />



    I can't wait to hit the ST... and tinker even more...





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