P790 gapping question

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Has anyone determined the gaps on these irons are too much, especially in the short irons? Or are they just fine. 5 degrees seems like a lot but the engineers at TM should know best.



Also, what’s you’re shortest iron and wedge loft following ?



Thanks!
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  • kyle316kyle316 Members  476WRX Points: 73Posts: 476 Greens
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    If anything, from the reviews I have seen, the gapping issue is in the long irons.
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  • checkswingcheckswing Members  273WRX Points: 60Posts: 273 Greens
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    Interesting - that’s not what I was thinking.
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  • bird_4_3bird_4_3 Members  620WRX Points: 101Handicap: 8.6Posts: 620 Golden Tee
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    Short irons to me are no longer than my old clubs. 7 iron up is where the gap gets larger. Must be the slots. Gap to me is not bad, just 15 yards instead of 12.
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  • checkswingcheckswing Members  273WRX Points: 60Posts: 273 Greens
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    So maybe strengthen the 8/9W/G to better match the 7? Not concerned with bigger gaps in the long irons. Thinking of dropping a hybrid and just playing the 4 to make room for wedges. I play a short tight course with small greens and thick rough.
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  • JoeJoeJoeUrBoatJoeJoeJoeUrBoat Leamington OntarioMembers  881WRX Points: 172Handicap: 4.9Posts: 881 Golden Tee
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    Couldn’t tell you the gapping in the long irons because my 4 and 5 iron still haven’t come in... :’( Stupid back order!
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  • want2bprowant2bpro Members  99WRX Points: 21Posts: 99 Fairways
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    i thought i had this exact issue after ordering a custom set from taylormade- gaps were tremendous in 5/6/7, and even worse (20 yards) between my 7 and 8. my shorter irons do not seem to have any more distance than my older RAC 5's.



    then i thought it double check the lie and loft- literally not one iron was made properly- they were not even uniform, as each club was not built to standard loft, and each lie was different.



    had my fitter fix my irons, but i have yet to be able to hit w them....plan to next week in a sim, and i suspect my gap issues are much better than they were
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  • JeddAlcaldeJeddAlcalde Members  8WRX Points: 0Handicap: 6Posts: 8
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    This is the main reason why I chose the p770. I don't feel any difference between the 2 sets but the gapping on the 790 about 15+ yards. If you don't need the extra yards, I can't justify picking it. My comfort zone is about 12 yards on my irons.
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  • uglandeuglande Members  396WRX Points: 276Posts: 396 Greens
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    bird_4_3 wrote:


    Short irons to me are no longer than my old clubs. 7 iron up is where the gap gets larger. Must be the slots. Gap to me is not bad, just 15 yards instead of 12.




    My biggest gap is between the 7 and 8 iron. Not a big deal. Pretty standard gaps with the rest. (Just FYI: I play with shaft-lengths 1/4" apart instead of 1/2". That might slightly narrow all of my gaps for me).
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