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> @texcrom said: > Wilson. Always perceive them as a cheap low quality product.   You are Wrong

Any iron(s) with stick-on badges, bridges, bolts, elastomer fillings or laughably strong lofts. The results of any iron shot, whether forged or cast, should reflect solely the quality with which it w

You guys aren’t playing PING irons because there is a notch in the hosel that isn’t visible at address? Seriously?   Edit: and you don’t like the look at address? Have you ever held an S55 or iBlade d

I play all Ping, had a great opportunity and I took it, so you can see in my signature what my bag looks like, that said, I am in Afghanistan and they have sent new goodies to the house, hopefully I can get to use the new stuff in May when I take my vacation...

Ping G LS Tec 10.5*, Ping Tour 65X, tipped 1", 44.25"
Ping G 14.5*, Diamana Whiteboard D+ 82X, tipped .5", 42.5"
Ping G 19*, GD Tour AD-DI 105X
Ping iBlade 4-P, Project X 6.5 Flighted
Ping Glide 50*, 54*, 58* with Project X 6.5 Flighted
Scotty Cameron Select Newport 2.5 33.25" with Scotty Custom Black Pistolero grip, Ping Karsten TR Zing Tour 32.75", built up blacked out Pingman Grip
Bridgestone Tour XS (Tiger Edition) and new Pro V1

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I won’t play anything like the M5 or M6 irons. Just way too clunky looking for me.

 

I also won’t play super expensive clubs like PXG. No. 1 I don’t think there’s any great technological breakthrough they’ve discovered and no. 2 I’m afraid I might fall in love with them and have to buy a set.

 

I’m a lot less particular about woods but again I won’t play any overpriced “ultra premium” clubs because there really is no adavatage of $1000 driver vs a 500 one.

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I won't play anything like the M5 or M6 irons. Just way too clunky looking for me.

 

I also won't play super expensive clubs like PXG. No. 1 I don't think there's any great technological breakthrough they've discovered and no. 2 I'm afraid I might fall in love with them and have to buy a set.

 

I'm a lot less particular about woods but again I won't play any overpriced "ultra premium" clubs because there really is no adavatage of $1000 driver vs a 500 one.

Exactly what happened to me with PXG and now won't give them up !
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Callaway and Taylormade. Both overpriced and taylormades terrible marketing. They also churn out new clubs way too often. Would only go with Ping Srixon Mizuno Titleist.

 

I don’t think taylormade bring out new clubs more than anyone else now, 2 drivers once a year

 

Look at mizuno with irons recently mp18 blades, sc, mmc, jpx 919 tour, forged and hot metal, now have a fourth between forged and hot metal, hot metal pro

 

jpx 900 wasn’t released that long ago and that had 3 versions also....

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I play all Ping, had a great opportunity and I took it, so you can see in my signature what my bag looks like, that said, I am in Afghanistan and they have sent new goodies to the house, hopefully I can get to use the new stuff in May when I take my vacation...

Louis,

Thanks as always for your service- stay sharp and safe bruddah!

Titleist 910d3 9.5* (d4 surefit) Fujikura Motore Speeder 7.2s
Tour Edge Exotics cbx 16.5* Aldila RIP beta 80s 

Titleist 818h1 19* (a2 surefit) Fujikura Motore TS hb 8.8
Titleist 962b 3-pw s400
Vokey sm8 raw S 54* s400
Vokey sm8 raw M 60* s400
Ping Zing2 BeCu

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Callaway. Othe mr than the x forged and the apex mb their stuff is ugly. I can find better performing/ CB and Blades elsewhere

 

This for me too. I was thinking of what to say but this guy did it best.

Titleist TSi2 9*  (D4) Aldila VS Proto 60x

Titleist 917f2 16.5* (C1)  Aldila Rogue silver 70s

Mizuno MP-H4 3i  Aldila NVS HYB 85s

Bridgestone J15cb 4-P, PX LZ 6.5

Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 52/12, 56/12, 60/8

Ping Anser Milled 2  34"

Snell MTB black

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Ping, for some reason they just do not fit my eye

[b]Driver[/b]: [color=#0000ff]TM SIM 9*, Fuji Ventus Black 6X[/color]
[b]Fairway Wood: [color=#0000ff]TM SIM 14*, Fuji Ventus Blue 7X[/color]
[b]Hybrid[/b]: [color=#0000ff]TM SIM Max 19*, Tensei Pro White 90S[/color]
[b]4-9 iron[/b]: [color=#0000ff]Miura CB57, KBS C-Taper Lite X[/color] 
[b]PW, GW[/b]: [color=#0000ff]Titleist SM8, KBS C-Taper Lite X[/color]
[b]Sand, Lob[/b]: [color=#0000ff]Titleist SM8, Dynamic Gold 120 S400 Tour Issue[/color]
[b]Putter[/b]: [color=#0000ff]Toulon Las Vegas, Stroke Lab[/color] 
[b]Ball[/b]: [color=#0000ff]Titleist ProV1, Titleist AVX

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If offered for free like in a sponsorship? I would play anything.

 

If I’m spending my own money, anything older than 2012 is generally out the door. There are a few exceptions. As for the modern stuff GI like M5/M6 and ping g410 would be fine. it’d be tough for me to play SGI irons like GMax, Rogue X, Cleveland launchers or MGCB. Not to say I can’t if free clubs and money were offered.

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Miura Baby Blades. DeNinny.

Ping G400 @ 10.5° (Ping Tour 65S)

Ping G400 5 wood @ 16.5° (Ping Alta CB 65S)

Ping G410 7 wood @ 20° (Ping Tour 75X)

Titleist 818H2 @ 22° (PX 6.0)

Ping i210 PowerSpec 5-U (DG S300)

Titleist SM7 54° F / 60° K (DG S200)

Ping Heppler Floki

Titleist ProV1x/AVX

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Pxg because of Bobby and Taylormade would have to really perform ... their driver and 3 wood does. That’s The only reason I have them. The whole attitude of the company turns me off.

 

Titleist tsi2 10* Mitsubishi TB 70x 

Titleist ts2 16.5 * Tensei CK pro Blue 80TX

Pxg Gen 2 0317X 3h  kbs 95 s+ 

Titleist T100 [email protected]*  modus 130x 

Vokey sm7 50*54*58*v grind s400

Cameron GSS 009  1.5 , sound slot , tungsten sole weights , head speed shaft. 

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