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Have hit the new BX and BXS - definitely an improvement in cover feel from last year. Not that the previous BXS wasn't a great ball, but the BX was way too hard (my driver SS is around 110). The new balls from what I've seen on a launch monitor are nice, and the new BX felt only a touch firmer than the last BXS. Can't say I'll jump over to them from the TP5 since I have several dozen of them on hand, but Bridgestone would be my next choice for sure.

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I took two brand new 2020 BX to the course yesterday to try. Par 3 177 ish water short and right of the green - Punchy 7 iron - shank into the water, lost the ball on the first swing. Drop my second

Just because scores don't automatically come down doesn't mean the balls stop following the rules of physics. There are plenty of high handicappers with wildly different swing characteristics - launc

I'm the biggest variable when I play golf. That doesn't mean I shouldn't work to eliminate all the other variables I can.

I am in the same boat as you. Driver SS ranges 110-113 and I needed a ball change when I got fit last year. Ended up coming down to TP5X and BStone BX. The BX just felt like a rock and I prefer a firmer ball. Performance for me was pretty close between the two balls but I could not get over the harsh feel. I also have about a dozen TP5X remaining and if the reviews are positive I may give a dozen or two a shot for a bit and see how it goes. But the TM balls really are good, I have made a few ProV1 users try them and they have switched.

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I found that the new on line fitting tool seems to suggest the B-Stone equivalent to the ball you are currently playing. If I list a z-star at 104, it suggests the XS. If I list the BRX, it suggests BRX with only current ball being changed.

At 96, I think you’ll find a sweet spot with one of the RX models as tbrumbeloe13 suggests.

when they come out, pick up a sleeve and give them a try

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Twin2L wrote "I found that the new on line fitting tool seems to suggest the B-Stone equivalent to the ball you are currently playing."

That is my experience in general with the fitting tools of all the companies, unless you're currently playing just the most egregiously wrong ball for you on the planet.

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So when will these drop and be for sale ?

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Ping G410 15.5* Graphite Design ADDI 8x
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Valentine's Day

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Thanks. Guess I know what I’m getting for Valentine’s Day then !

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Will def give these a go. Just not sure which ones to play.

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Not sure if it’s the new cover technology, a core adjustment or both... but the B X is no longer a marble. I could not get over the feel of the previous versions of B X but the 2020 is the softest version by far.

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Titleist U•510 Iron 4i ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 80
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PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) & 60/SS (63º) - Tour Department 'SG' Grind ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 SS blackout
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Same. I will give the new line a shot, but am skeptical that the feel has changed that drastically. Very interested to see how the X and XS play.

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Count me in as well! Love performance of BX but hard to get past the feel on the driver. Just feels “heavy”.

Driver: Cobra Speedzone 9 degree with Fujikura Ventus 7X
3 wood: Cobra F9 with Fuji Atmos Black Tour Spec 7x
Hybrid: Mizuno CLK 19 with Fuji Atmos Tour Spec 9X
Irons: New Level 902 5-PW with DG X100, New Level NLU-01 driving iron Hzrdous Smoke 100 6.5
Wedges: New Level M type 50-55-60 
Putter: Taylormade Spider X Navy 35"
Ball: Snell MTBX / Srixon Z Star XV

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Can't wait to hear your reports after you give the 2020 BX a try. I was shocked by the feel as well.

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TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7
Titleist U•510 Iron 4i ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 80
Epon by Endo AF-505 Irons 5 – PW ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) & 60/SS (63º) - Tour Department 'SG' Grind ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 SS blackout
Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
Bridgestone Tour B X
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Did you compare to the BXS? I’m wondering how either of those compare to the AVX. The low launch characteristics of that ball seems to really help me.

Driver: Cobra Speedzone 9 degree with Fujikura Ventus 7X
3 wood: Cobra F9 with Fuji Atmos Black Tour Spec 7x
Hybrid: Mizuno CLK 19 with Fuji Atmos Tour Spec 9X
Irons: New Level 902 5-PW with DG X100, New Level NLU-01 driving iron Hzrdous Smoke 100 6.5
Wedges: New Level M type 50-55-60 
Putter: Taylormade Spider X Navy 35"
Ball: Snell MTBX / Srixon Z Star XV

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I did not try the BXS. The low spin characteristics of BX is why I enjoy this ball, so never gave it's spinny brother a run. Also, I have never played AVX, just V1.

TaylorMade SIM Driver 8º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-6
TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7
Titleist U•510 Iron 4i ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 80
Epon by Endo AF-505 Irons 5 – PW ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) & 60/SS (63º) - Tour Department 'SG' Grind ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 SS blackout
Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
Bridgestone Tour B X
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Good to know! I’ll pick up a sleeve for my round next Saturday. Thanks!

Driver: Cobra Speedzone 9 degree with Fujikura Ventus 7X
3 wood: Cobra F9 with Fuji Atmos Black Tour Spec 7x
Hybrid: Mizuno CLK 19 with Fuji Atmos Tour Spec 9X
Irons: New Level 902 5-PW with DG X100, New Level NLU-01 driving iron Hzrdous Smoke 100 6.5
Wedges: New Level M type 50-55-60 
Putter: Taylormade Spider X Navy 35"
Ball: Snell MTBX / Srixon Z Star XV

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so the x is softer like the xs was and the xs spins less like the x .... soooo .. they perform the same? don't get me wrong i used the tour b x all season .. plan to stay with the brand just wondering should i give the xs a shot now?

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I would say it's close enough now that you can pick one of the two based off of how much spin you need with your wedges. I will stay with BX because the firmer balls tend to launch higher off of the driver.

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Flash SZ 14°, VTS Silver 7x
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Mizuno MP Fli Hi 21°, Recoil 110

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The only thing I haven't really heard about is the cover durability. No BS, I'm finishing up the last of my BXS stock and someone did make a thread about how long their BXS ball would last. The cover was absolutely solid. Easily the most robust for a "tour urethane" model. I'd say equal to the ProV1 and Z-Star which both just held up very well through the rounds. So, I'm looking forward to learning about the new product more. .

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Haha... I see your point.

The 2020 BX is softer than last years BX; but not as soft as last years BXs or this years BXs.

The 2020 BX and BXs have similar driver spin. However, the BX is slightly longer because it’s a firmer faster ball.

The 2020 BX spins less with mid and short irons when compared to BXs. (Some are saying 2020 BXs has more mid and short iron spin than any ball on the market)

Like with driver, BX and BXs have similar green side spin. However the BXs still has more.

Hope this clears things up a bit.

 

TaylorMade SIM Driver 8º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-6
TaylorMade M5 Fairway 14º & 19º ~ GD Tour AD IZ-7
Titleist U•510 Iron 4i ~ Project X HZRDUS Black 80
Epon by Endo AF-505 Irons 5 – PW ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 50/SS (51º) ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 blackout
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth Wedge 56/SS (57º) & 60/SS (63º) - Tour Department 'SG' Grind ~ Rifle Project X 6.0 SS blackout
Titleist Scotty Cameron Circle T Del Mar Buttonback Select Tour Prototype (A026140) 
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I've been playing the 330s and xs for the past couple of years. Tested the x last season as well. The xs is an awesome ball, but I agree was getting a little too much spin on my driver and 3 wood. The issue I had with the x was the feel on the short game. Felt a little too firm on delicate pitch shots and off of the putter face. Off the driver and fairway wood it felt great. Very intrigued in trying the new xs.

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