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Miura MC 501 Blades - might be the best looking clubs ever

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psgolf23psgolf23 Members  123WRX Points: 2Posts: 123 Bunkers
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I would love a set of the MC 501.<br />
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Im a long ways away from anyone who carries them so I've never seen them in person. <br />
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Anybody hit them? How hard are they to hit compared to AP2?
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  • TigerInTheWoodsTigerInTheWoods Members  2644WRX Points: 1,662Handicap: 5Posts: 2,644 Titanium Tees
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    I hit the Tournament Blade when my swing was.. not good and I could hit it fine. Stuggled with the 4 and 5 irons but 6-PW were fine even when I didn't have good speed. I was also hitting them with tour issue X7s in them (they are my pro friend's). If you put the time into your swing I see no reason why the MC 501 wouldn't be usable. Only downside would be you may not get the spin and elevation you need to stop them as well as you might a more friendly OEM players cavity.
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  • GoGoErkyGoGoErky Members  2797WRX Points: 985Posts: 2,797 Titanium Tees
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    I love the look of these in raw and raw black. They are on my want list for sure
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  • J. B. Cobb IIIJ. B. Cobb III Members  117WRX Points: 15Posts: 117 Fairways
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    I like the CB 1008 better except for that logo they put on them!
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  • JagpilotohioJagpilotohio 45+ inch drivers are evil. Columbus, OHMembers  7318WRX Points: 642Handicap: 1.8Posts: 7,318 Titanium Tees
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    I’m not a Japanese club lover or devotee, but I have to say, I do like the shape. The squared off toe and the straight top line. <br />
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    I like the height at which the top line meets the hosel as well. They are pretty “tall” at the hosel. I sure wouldn’t mind giving them a thorough testing.<br />
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    Edit....cb 1008 isn’t too shabby either!
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  • jamgamjamgam ClubWRX  124WRX Points: 47Handicap: 10Posts: 124 Fairways
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    I've got the cb1008s and the mc501s. They're both really nice sets. So far I like the 501s a little better and would even be hesitant to say the 1008s are easier to hit. I'll take some comparison pics tonight
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  • J. B. Cobb IIIJ. B. Cobb III Members  117WRX Points: 15Posts: 117 Fairways
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    Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery?!
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  • Nurv1717Nurv1717 Members  92WRX Points: 26Posts: 92 Fairways
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    I absolutely love my MC-501's. Beautiful irons and they perform even better. Feel is amazing. Don't be scared to give them a try. If I can hit them anyone can. I'm a high handicap/high swing speed player, yes we do exist.
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  • jamgamjamgam ClubWRX  124WRX Points: 47Handicap: 10Posts: 124 Fairways
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    Here's 7 and 4 iron side by side. Sorry weather is crap rain here and can't go outside. If I hold the clubs one after the other I don't see a ton of difference. I see a lot more side by side though<br />
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    and I like my mc501s so much I keep iron covers on them<br />
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    IMG_20181214_061006-L.jpg<br />
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    IMG_20181214_060940-L.jpg<br />
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    IMG_20181214_061144-L.jpg<br />
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    IMG_20181214_061107-L.jpg
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  • whiffwhiff Members  109WRX Points: 66Handicap: 2Posts: 109 Fairways
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    Thanks for the side by side shots. Great looking clubs.
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  • tbone18tbone18 COLUMBUS, OHIOMembers  603WRX Points: 117Posts: 603 Golden Tee
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    <br />
    Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery?!<br />
    it can be but when you used to be employed by Miura and then come out with your own line of clubs I think not.
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  • jonn443jonn443 Jonnystx Members  4649WRX Points: 249Posts: 4,649 Titanium Tees
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    tbone18 wrote:
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    <br />
    Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery?!<br />
    it can be but when you used to be employed by Miura and then come out with your own line of clubs I think not.<br />
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    The owner of new level was with Muira???
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  • burns9304burns9304 Members  368WRX Points: 105Posts: 368 Greens
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    I got a raw set of these from Will Peoples. They are beautiful looking clubs with amazing feel, great sole grind, and very playable for any level of ball striker. Sadly I am a high spin iron player, so just like the AP2, I spin these too much to be ideal for me. Haven't decided if I will keep them around as a back up set or sell them just because they feel so pure and look so good. I would think if you get along with the AP2 you would get along well with the MC-501.
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    I have yet to see these in person but it is safe to say the Miura is generally smaller than other clubs. It’s hard to tell in pictures even next to a reference club that you are familiar with. Looking at jamgams pictures, the top line looks extremely thin. Ive owned baby blades and 1957 CB irons and they were smaller than expected.
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  • jamgamjamgam ClubWRX  124WRX Points: 47Handicap: 10Posts: 124 Fairways
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    kiwii wrote:
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    I have yet to see these in person but it is safe to say the Miura is generally smaller than other clubs. It's hard to tell in pictures even next to a reference club that you are familiar with. Looking at jamgams pictures, the top line looks extremely thin. Ive owned baby blades and 1957 CB irons and they were smaller than expected.<br />
    <br />
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    I wanted to test your theory. To see for myself also and feel free to make fun of my club whoring<br />
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    Clubs-XL.jpg
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  • chonkoachonkoa Members  92WRX Points: 32Handicap: 14Posts: 92 Fairways
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    First post here, but a secret stalker for quite a while.<br />
    I am secretly building a set of the MC 501 and MB 001 combo.<br />
    I am infatuated with the MC 501.
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  • tbone18tbone18 COLUMBUS, OHIOMembers  603WRX Points: 117Posts: 603 Golden Tee
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    jonn443 wrote:
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    tbone18 wrote:
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    <br />
    Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery?!<br />
    it can be but when you used to be employed by Miura and then come out with your own line of clubs I think not.<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    The owner of new level was with Muira???<br />
    yes he was.
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  • tokeybtokeyb Gonna get better OmahaClubWRX  383WRX Points: 58Handicap: 9.6Posts: 383 ClubWRX
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    jamgam wrote:
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    I wanted to test your theory. To see for myself also and feel free to make fun of my club whoring<br />
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    Clubs-XL.jpg<br />
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    Thiiiin top line is ****. But why did you turn the 501 closed compared to the rest?! My OCD cannot accept the comparison as valid with that difference.
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    Getting custom set done through Muira. Going to have grind work, topline and offset adjusted as well. Will post pics when done. I always thought TM coin forged MB's were best looking ever, trying to get my Muira's looking close to them...
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  • tbone18tbone18 COLUMBUS, OHIOMembers  603WRX Points: 117Posts: 603 Golden Tee
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    you guys are killing me. Please quit spelling the companies name incorrectly. MIURA is the correct spelling.
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  • mallratmallrat Members  3313WRX Points: 462Posts: 3,313 Titanium Tees
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    jamgam wrote:
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    kiwii wrote:
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    I have yet to see these in person but it is safe to say the Miura is generally smaller than other clubs. It's hard to tell in pictures even next to a reference club that you are familiar with. Looking at jamgams pictures, the top line looks extremely thin. Ive owned baby blades and 1957 CB irons and they were smaller than expected.<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    I wanted to test your theory. To see for myself also and feel free to make fun of my club whoring<br />
    <br />
    Clubs-XL.jpg<br />
    <br />
    <br />
    Am I seeing that right, is the 501 head smaller than the 1957 blade head?
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  • ghoonkghoonk The Hoarder Members  238WRX Points: 171Posts: 238 Fairways
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    I game the MC501 with black TT AMT White shafts - surprisingly forgiving (compared to my MB-5003, which are larger heads, IMO). Butter soft on good hits, and I love the thin top line. The chunky top line of the P790 made it a no-go for me. I'm currently eyeing a set of Honma Tour World blades which are as good as, if not better than these.
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  • jamgamjamgam ClubWRX  124WRX Points: 47Handicap: 10Posts: 124 Fairways
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    mallrat wrote:
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    Am I seeing that right, is the 501 head smaller than the 1957 blade head?<br />
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    Probably just the angle b/c of so many clubs in pic. Here they are side by side<br />
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    IMG_20181216_062112-L.jpg<br />
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    MC501 on the right here<br />
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    IMG_20181216_061956-L.jpg
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  • Jacked_LoftJacked_Loft Steps Ahead Members  500WRX Points: 46Handicap: TimePosts: 500 Golden Tee
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    That does it. The MC 501 is going in the bag next season.<br />
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    For me they are one of the most beautiful heads I've ever seen.
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  • andyk856andyk856 Members  213WRX Points: 71Handicap: +1Posts: 213 Fairways
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    I keep looking at these clubs and i really want them. I just can't get myself to pull the trigger knowing they are going to look like my current CB's in less then a year. People ask me if i have a special grind on them cause they are so beat up from cart paths and rocks
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    probably a whole nother discussion argument thread but I don't hit off anything that will damage club. No way no how. Whether I pay $1000 or $100 for the clubs, . Ya they're tools but sorry don't care what golf purists think. I also keep them covered until I play so keeps bag chatter to a minimum. Accidents happen but not going to intentionally do it
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  • chonkoachonkoa Members  92WRX Points: 32Handicap: 14Posts: 92 Fairways
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    <br />
    That does it. The MC 501 is going in the bag next season.<br />
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    For me they are one of the most beautiful heads I've ever seen.<br />
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    <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/taunt.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':taunt:' /> <img src='http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/taunt.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':taunt:' /> You finally relented.
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    mixedguy wrote:
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    How do the wedges play?
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  • OldTomMorrisOldTomMorris Edinburgh, ScotlandMembers  3390WRX Points: 1,201Posts: 3,390 Titanium Tees
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  • FOOTJOY16FOOTJOY16 Members  827WRX Points: 136Posts: 827 Golden Tee
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    So maybe a stupid question but I’ll ask. Where is the best place to buy Miura irons? Are there any golfwrx sponsors that sell them?<br />
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    Thanks
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