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National Custom Works Pics- Comparison to TM, Cally, Mizzy, Srixon & Scratch

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easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a HoDetroit 12357WRX Points: 610Rules Official, Administrator Posts: 12,357
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Original design inspired by Hogan 53 triple crown set w a twist... Phatty 53' with a curved twist. Hot off the grinder and arrived today. I worked with Ari and Patrick to bring this fantasy set to life. While I always preferred Jeff McCoy's rounded smooth shapes I wanted to work with Don White to do a set. Insta... @nationalcustom

You name it they can do it. Don starts with a raw Japanese head and can add any type of muscle you want. Mixed set 4-6 cb and 7-pw blades with SteelFiber i95. Then 50*, 55* and 60* wedges in DG-s400. Raw finish. New stamps for the numbers are so old school. Love them. Don did some crazy grinds on the blades to make the soles a little wider. Nice blunted leading edge to help from digging to much.

Ferrules are red, blue and cream from Boyd Blade and Ferrule Co... @bbandfco

Wedges Finish and stampings: Raw finish with the National logo in muscle per the Pic. DW initials and numbers in same size as the Dufner. Numbers G, S, L. Add the degrees on the backs... 50º, 55º, 60º.

#, Loft, Length, Lie, Bounce, SW

4, 23º, 38.25", 60.0º, 3º, D2,

5, 26º,37.75", 60.5º, 3º, D2,

6, 30º, 37.25", 61.0º, 4º, D2,

7, 34º, 36.75", 61.5º, 5º, D2,

8, 38º, 36.25", 62.0º, 6º, D2,

9, 42º, 35.75", 62.5º, 7º, D2,

PW, 46º, 35.50", 63.0º, 8º, D2,

Comparison Pics with other blades...

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  • mizguymizguy  308WRX Points: 82Members Posts: 308
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    Great comparison pics. Look forward to the review.
    Callaway Rogue sub zero 9* w/PX hzrdus yellow 75X
    Callaway Rogue sub zero 13.5* w/PX hzrdus yellow 85X
    Callaway X forged 18 3,4,5 iron PX 6.5
    Callaway Apex mb 18 6-PW  PX 6.5
    Callaway MD 4 52* S grind, Callaway MD 4 58* S grind
    Callaway PM 2.0 64*
    Ping Sigma Tyne 33”
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  • PeanutsDaddyPeanutsDaddy  8671WRX Points: 201Members Posts: 8,671
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    Superb set of phatty’s Richard. Really fond of the new small cavity CB as well. An aesthetic improvement over the previous AR1 headshape. I’m somewhere in the queue with a combo set as well. Posts like this only add to the excitement. Thank you for sharing.
    Cobra King F9 10.5*<br />Wishon 919FD 13* (1* open)<br />Wishon 950HC 18* (1* open)<br />Wishon 775hs 21*, 24*, 27<br />NCW 28*, 33*, 38*, 43*, 48*, 53*<br />Mac Custom Grind 58* (NevadaGolfGuy Special)<br />Betti, Machine, Mannkrafted, SGC, Scotty, Tad Moore, Xenon
  • wacky wombatwacky wombat  118WRX Points: 31Members Posts: 118
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    You just made **** obsolete for a whole lot of people on here. Next time, let us know this thread is NSFW in the post's title. In all seriousness though, the new sticks are gorgeous. Hit 'em well!
  • Matt70Matt70  346WRX Points: 63Members Posts: 346
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    Great stuff. Play well with them. Now you just need one of their persimmon drivers 👍🏼⛳️
    Don White, Custom BB&FC, 2 step muscle backs.
    Don White, Ryan Moore's Scratch AR's.
    Golds Factory Oil Can MB's 3-PW.
    James Ingles & Scott Readman handmade
    1/1 Kari Lajosi Damascus/TEL.
    Golds Factory Private Stock no.1.
    Bettinardi FCB 1/1
    Cameron SCAD' 05, 2/18.

    Cameron Button Back NP2
    Cameron T22
    Cameron Napa Grapes.

    Odyssey Dual Force 440.
  • lawsonmanlawsonman Freeport, Illinois 5835WRX Points: 1,101Members Posts: 5,835
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    ****!! image/clapping.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':clapping:' />
    Ping G400 driver
    Ping Anser 17,20,23 Hybrids 
    Wilson Staff MB's 6-PW
    Ping,54,58ES Wedge
    Scotty Cameron Newport 3

    Snell MTB X
  • IvyguyIvyguy  1581WRX Points: 250Members Posts: 1,581
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    That's a beaut Clarke
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  • elwhippyelwhippy  3325WRX Points: 299Members Posts: 3,325
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    So glad to see craftsmanship is still alive. We have nothing like this in the UK.
  • bladehunterbladehunter Today was a good day... south carolina 28970WRX Points: 5,463Members Posts: 28,970
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    my goodness...
    Ping G410  11.2* Tensei pro OrangeV2 proto 70TX 
    Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
    Ping G410 21* ADDI 105x 
    Ping Blueprint  3- PW   Modus 130X 
    Ping Glide Forged  54 60 s400
    Cameron GSS 1.5 009. Sound slot,  tungsten weights. 

  • Downtown_Brown_41Downtown_Brown_41 Alabama 652WRX Points: 162Members Posts: 652
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    That 7&4i are perfect! Great work
    F8+ Diamana D+ 70
    Nike VR Pro Ltd 15* Fuji Sapphire 
    915F 21* Fuji Fit On 95
    P750 Raw 4-5 X7
    P730 Raw 6-P X7
    TP EF 52° S400
    Hi Toe 56° X100
    Vokey K 60/06 S400
    Piretti Cortino 36” 

  • Zach HeusserZach Heusser  5186WRX Points: 156Marshals Posts: 5,186
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    Dude those are so sick ! 😳. I so wish I could play blades ...
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  • manxytagmanxytag  548WRX Points: 89Members Posts: 548
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    will never play them as I won't be able to afford them
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  • vinprun71vinprun71 Connecticut 141WRX Points: 63Members Posts: 141
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    Those are beauts.
    TaylorMade R15 460cc (10.5)
    Callaway FT 3 Wood (15)
    Cobra F9 Speedback 4 Iron (18.5)
    TaylorMade Burner 4 Hybrid (22)
    Mizuno JPX-900 Forged 5-GW
    Titleist Vokey SM7 56-F
    Titleist Vokey SM7 60-S
    Ping Karsten Anser
  • jas904jas904  1448WRX Points: 145Members Posts: 1,448
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    I absolutely love the head shapes of the wedges. They look like an extension of the iron set. So **** cool.
    TaylorMade M4 8.5, HZRDUS Yellow 65
    TaylorMade M3 15, HZRDUS Black 75
    Callaway XR Pro 20, Project X LZ
    Srixon Z765 4-PW, Steelfiber 110
    Titleist SM6 50F Steelfiber 110, SM7 56S Steelfiber 110, SM7 60D Steelfiber 110
    Ping Ketsch Armlock
  • archer1archer1  145WRX Points: 97Members Posts: 145
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    The comparison pictures should be titled 'No Comparison Pictures'.
  • wmblake2000wmblake2000 Los Angeles 5991WRX Points: 673Members Posts: 5,991
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    Easy, I think you also play Callaway Pro MB raw. How would you compare these to your natl custom - playability and feel?
    Ping GMax 400 10.5 TPT 17 LKP
    Callawy Epic 5W 
    Callaway X-hot pro 3,4 h
    Mizuno MP4 4-W, KBS tour-v, 110 S
    Mizuno MP-64 4-W, c-taper lite, 105 R
    Fourteen mt28v3 50, 54, 58
    Cameron Futura 5W

  • Walter SobchakWalter Sobchak  97WRX Points: 49Members Posts: 97
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    Beauty’s...for me the National’s win every profile comparison, congrats on the new babies!
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  • ode1ode1  2890WRX Points: 173Members Posts: 2,890
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    Nice....love the leading edge grind!
  • RedWings1RedWings1 Dunham Hills,Moose Ridge,Huntmoore & Kensington GC's, Michigan 341WRX Points: 60Members Posts: 341
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    WOW, just WOW...Beautiful!

    TaylorMade M4, 9.5 - Fuji Pro TS 63s
    TaylorMade M1 4w, 17.5 - Fuji Pro TS 83s
    Srixon Zu85 3i - Recoil 95s
    Bridgestone J15cb 4-pw - DG Pro S300
    Honma TW -50,54,58 - NS Pro Modus3 125s
    09 Odyssey Black Series 1 (milled, Nickel Plated)
    TaylorMade Spider X
    Srixon Z Star XV Tour

  • GWfoolGWfool  74WRX Points: 23Members Posts: 74
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    Simply superb. I love there new cavity backs.
  • pcs11pcs11  1230WRX Points: 174Members Posts: 1,230
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    Those are very nice! I'm digging those ferrules!
    Cobra F8+ 10.5° - Fujikura Ventus Black 6
    Callaway XHot 3Deep 14.5 ° - KuroKage Tini Proto 70
    Callaway X2Hot Pro 19° - Diamana B 70
    Mizuno MP 18 FliHi (3-4) - Matrix Altus
    Mizuno MP 54 (5-9) - KBS $Taper Lite 100
    Vokey 46° 52° 58° - KBS Tour 115
    Bettinardi BBF1 or Bettinardi Kuch2
  • Ed SettleEd Settle #InsideTMAG  6054WRX Points: 169ClubWRX Posts: 6,054
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    Those are beautiful, Richard. Don White is an artist for sure.

    Driver: Callaway Epic Flash SZ 10.5 Graphite Design VR-6X
    Fairway 3w: Callaway Rogue 3/15* GD GP-6X 
    Fairway 5w: Callaway Rogue 5/18* GD GP-6X
    Hybrid: Callaway Apex 4/23* Catalyst 70S
    Irons: Callaway '19 Apex Pro Dot 5-PW Elevate Tour 
    Wedges: Callaway MD 4 52/MD 2 56/Custom 60 WB Grind Modus 115 Wedge 
    Putter: Toulon Design Garage Palm Beach RG
    Ball: Callaway CSX Triple Track
    Bag: Vessel Black 14 way carry

    My WITB
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  • easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a Ho Detroit 12357WRX Points: 610Rules Official, Administrator Posts: 12,357
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    Beauty's...for me the National's win every profile comparison, congrats on the new babies!

    They do look good next to the others. Feel awesome as well. 2 rounds on these and scored really good. Higher CG I think because I am flighting them lower.

    ode1 wrote:

    Nice....love the leading edge grind!

    I do to. Makes them more forgiving. I was playing on some fairly soft conditions and felt awesome through the turf.
  • craz-ecraz-e  4264WRX Points: 374Members Posts: 4,264
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    This makes me miss the Scratch SB-1's even more!

    Thanks for posting the ****!
    Driver = Ping G410 Plus even flow black 6.0
    4 wood = Titleist TS2 Even flow white 6.0
    3 iron = Titleist U500 Hzrdus smoke 6.0
    Irons = Titleist 718 CB/MB Project X LZ 6.0
    Wedges = Titleist Vokey SM6 52*, 56*
                  = Ping Glide 3.0 eye 2 60* 
    Putter = Wilson Staff 8882
    Ball = Titleist AVX
  • tgoodspe1991tgoodspe1991 New England 924WRX Points: 284Members Posts: 924
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    Super cool and one of a kind! Would love to craft my own set.
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    time rewarding and maddening – and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented."
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  • Kingcat990Kingcat990 European Tailored Golf Socks  4001WRX Points: 295Members Posts: 4,001
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    I like the slightly sharper toe. I wished more companies did sharper toes
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  • PreppySlapCutPreppySlapCut This is just babytown frolics...  6503WRX Points: 218Members Posts: 6,503
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    Proper. Love the BB&F ferrules, as well.
    Ping G410+ 9* w/ Fujikura Speeder Evolution 661 (X)
    Ping G 14.5* & 19.5* w/ Tour 80 (X)
    Ping G30 22* w/ Accra Kuchar Proto 85 (X)
    Ping i210 5-PW w/ Aldila RIP 115 (S)
    Ping Glide 2.0 50*, 55*, 60* w/ Aldila RIP 115 (S)
    Scotty Cameron Toolbox
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  • NC IA HackerNC IA Hacker  132WRX Points: 34Members Posts: 132
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    Love it, awesome pics!
  • tobybeartobybear  1501WRX Points: 95Members, Media Staffer Posts: 1,501
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    Couple things here...

    Richard, you are sick club ho and I LOVE it, I thank you for enjoying golf & golf clubs as much as you do, and contributing to the site with stuff like this!

    This is the exact kind of set I would want from NCW if I was to order a set. I have built a couple sets for other people but never one for myself.

    Have fun with those!
  • easyyyeasyyy Founder & Still a Ho Detroit 12357WRX Points: 610Rules Official, Administrator Posts: 12,357
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    Proper. Love the BB&F ferrules, as well.

    Thanks... Patrick worked with me on a custom color but when I saw them in person I didn't like the end result so I went with these off his shelf. Love the contract of the old school tradition and the pop fresh colors.

    The wedges are so good

    The feel of the blades are just simply pure.

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