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My irons were delivered after FedEx officially declared them lost! They were a day late and the box was ripped open but thankfully all the irons were there and undamaged 🙂

 

After 2 range sessions and a quick 9, I can say they are as advertised! They are compact heal to toe, forgiving on toe hits (which is what I was looking for), and sound and feel great. Thin shots were not as forgiving and noticed a decent loss of distance. Thankfully thin shots is not a frequent miss for me. I will need to get the lies adjusted and likely change the Honma grips. I plan to play a couple more rounds and another range session before I make any changes just to get a better feel of the set before making any adjustments.

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Honma TW 747 3 Wood

Honma TW 747 5 Wood

Srixon AD 4 Hybrid

Wishon 560mc 5-PW

Honma TW-X 5-11

Honma TW W4 52, 56, 60

Gauge Design Eldik 

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i just picked up a set yesterday after going back to my golf store on 4 separate occasions to test them.   being a club ho i went from: p790 - great feeling great sound, bulky head, jumpy distance. r

Yes, exactly the same just with graphite shafts.     

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34 minutes ago, pdxhak said:

My irons were delivered after FedEx officially declared them lost! They were a day late and the box was ripped open but thankfully all the irons were there and undamaged 🙂

 

After 2 range sessions and a quick 9, I can say they are as advertised! They are compact heal to toe, forgiving on toe hits (which is what I was looking for), and sound and feel great. Thin shots were not as forgiving and noticed a decent loss of distance. Thankfully thin shots is not a frequent miss for me. I will need to get the lies adjusted and likely change the Honma grips. I plan to play a couple more rounds and another range session before I make any changes just to get a better feel of the set before making any adjustments.

So lies can easily be adjusted plus/minus 2 degrees?

 

Honma TW 747 455 10.5* Driver

Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Tour 17* 4 Wood

Honma TR 21 Hybrid 21*

Honma TW-X 5-10 Irons

Miura Tour Milled 52/10 and 58/10 Wedges

Slighter Seattle Putter

 

 

 

 

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Yes, lies can easily be adjusted +/-2 degrees. The metal is really soft and if your clubmaker isn't careful they can leave marks on the hosel. Had mine bent 1 deg flat and may need another 1 deg.

 

I also emailed Honma weeks ago but unscrewing the weight ports. They said the same thing posted above. I wanted to increase the SW without ugly lead tape. Ended up blowing off the Honma 52 gram grips (really easy with air compressor) and replace with GP NDMC 47 gram grips. This upped the SW closer to D1.5

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7 hours ago, m4harrah said:

So Honma customer service was wrong. Bought a 6 iron head on eBay just to mess around with. Weight screws do actually come out and there’s access to the hollow head. There was already some hot melt inside the head but I’ll be adding more.

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Cool. Keep us posted on how it sounds before and after the hotmelt. 

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Cross posting to this thread, as it may have interest to TW-X people as well...

 

Update to my Honma status.  I still absolutely love my 747v's, but the gap between my 4i and 5i was way too small.  I originally was fitted into and ordered a P790 4i that gave me 7-10 more carry yards.  After waiting ~8 weeks on backorder, I found a glut of TW-X 4 irons on Ebay with my shaft (modus tour 105s) for half the cost of a new P790, so I took a flyer on it.  Canceled my P790 order and received my TW-X today.  Overall, it's a darn nice looking iron.  Certainly larger than the nearly butter knife 747v, but still pleasant to my eye.  I am anal about small offset and thin top lines, and the visuals don't bother me at all.  I'll report back when I actually hit it!

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1 hour ago, jjschafe said:

Cross posting to this thread, as it may have interest to TW-X people as well...

 

Update to my Honma status.  I still absolutely love my 747v's, but the gap between my 4i and 5i was way too small.  I originally was fitted into and ordered a P790 4i that gave me 7-10 more carry yards.  After waiting ~8 weeks on backorder, I found a glut of TW-X 4 irons on Ebay with my shaft (modus tour 105s) for half the cost of a new P790, so I took a flyer on it.  Canceled my P790 order and received my TW-X today.  Overall, it's a darn nice looking iron.  Certainly larger than the nearly butter knife 747v, but still pleasant to my eye.  I am anal about small offset and thin top lines, and the visuals don't bother me at all.  I'll report back when I actually hit it!

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In the never-ending quest to solve the 4 iron spot — don’t like hybrids — I just picked up this same club still in plastic for $75, only in the Modus 120. It looks really good, better to me than the driving iron types. Have not taken plastic off yet and will be looking for your review on how it goes. 

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