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If you are still playing 10+ year old irons, what are they?   


Been playing badly lately with new Honma TW 737V CB irons so I decided to bring out my old Bridgestone J33 CBs from 2007 I believe.   Playing the worst golf right now so I figure I got nothing to lose.  Instead of going forward, I am going backward and hopefully, the J33 CBs bring back some of the old good play.


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Tour Edge Exotics EXS 10.5* Driver

Tour Edge Exotics EXS 17* 3 Wood

Honma TW 727 22* UT Hybrid

Titleist 818H1 25* Hybrid

4-PW Bridgestone J33 CB Irons or  Miura CB 57 4-PW

Miura Tour 2018 52* and 58* Wedges

Slighter Seattle Custom Putter



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Just put my old (but recently refreshed) Mizunos back in the bag. 11 years old now... 

FG 17s for me, last produced in ‘83. 

If you are still playing 10+ year old irons, what are they?      Been playing badly lately with new Honma TW 737V CB irons so I decided to bring out my old Bridgestone J33 CBs from 2007 I be

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I'm playing TW276 Golden Ram Tour Grinds, from 1992.  Also have played quite a bit with TW282 Golden Rams (also 1992), 1980 Golden Rams, and a set of MP37s, which are from 2005.


There are others working thru the bag, but these are the main players, and representative of the general age of the irons I'm playing.


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The Ever Changing Bag!  A lot of mixing and matching
Driver:  Cobra Fly-Z+, Xcaliber 7.5 TS, 44", King LTD, HZRDUS 75 6.5, 44.25"
3w:  Cobra King LTD, Aldila Tour Blue 85 S, 42.5"; Stage 2 Tour, SK Fiber Tour Trac 100 X, 42.5"
Hybrid:  TaylorMade Stage 2 Tour, NV105 S or DGS400

Irons grab bag:  Mizuno MP-37, DGS300; Golden Ram TW276, NV105; Golden Ram TW282, Precision 6.5; Ram TG-898, Super Peening Blue X; 1980 Golden Rams, Dynamic S; MacGregor Muirfield, Dynamic S; Wilson Staff 78 Tour Blades, Dynamic S
GW:  Dynacraft Dual Millled 52*, DGS400
SW:  Ram Watson Scoring System 55*, DGX 7i shaft; Ram TG-898, DGS400; Ram TG-898, NV105 S; Wilson Staff PMP 58*, DGS300; Ram 1982 Commemorative Nickel 58*, Dynamic S; Ram TW282, DGS; Ram TW276, DGS
LW:  Maltby Design 60* mid sole, DGS400; Maltby Design 60* mid sole, NV105 S
Putter:  Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv1, 34.25"; Yes! Nicky, 34"
Balls: Wilson Staff Duo Professional or 50 Elite, TP5

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I am now playing Wishon 560mc’s and have amassed multiple sets


moved in from, at least for the moment, maxfli revolution black dots


still have TM 2011/ 2012 MC sets that I haven’t gained yet (guess I’m waiting for them to hit the 10 year mark)





Lead Tape lovingly applied - Driver through GW
TEE EXS +1* to 11.5* - Testing at 43.5" w/ Matrix 7M3 stiff untipped
TEE XCG7 Beta 4W 16.5* - Matrix 8M2 Stiff
TEE XCG7 Beta 22*H - 2020 Aldila Rogue Black 85H TS
TEE XCG7 Beta 25*H - Diamana Thump i465ct 4i shaft stiff 
Wishon 560MC's 5-PW (27,31,35,39,43.5,48) at -1/2" length KBS Tour C-Taper Lite R
Vokey SM4 52-08F S200
Wishon HM wedges 56 and 60 Wishon Smooth steel Stiff
SC Futura X5r 33' flownecked by Bastain-cerakote sniper gray-silver dots-white flange sight line-SS Flatso 2.0

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I retired them at the beginning of 2019, but I had been playing Cleveland TA-3 Form Forged irons until that point (I played mine from 2001-2019).

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Cobra F9 (9)

Cobra F8+ (14.5, 19)

Cobra Forged Tour (4-PW)

Cobra King Black (50, 54, 58)

Rife Mr. Beasley (Limited First Run)

Snell MTB Black


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I switched from 2 yr old irons to 12 yr old Miura retro blades last year and love love love them.

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Cobra F9 9.5* - Tour AD IZ 6x

Callaway Epic 14.5* - ProLaunch Blue 85x

Adams DHY Pro 21* - Aldila Tour Blue 85x

Miura CB201 4i - Accra iSeries Tour 110

Miura Retro Blades 5-PW - Accra iSeries Tour 110

Scratch Wedge 53* - Accra iSeries Tour 110

Fourteen RM11 58* - Recoil 95 F4

Taylormade Hi-Toe 64* - hi-rev

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Love this thread!


Playing a set of MP-57s that I picked up second hand maybe 7 or 8 years ago.  I haven't been able to justify a new set since I played sparingly for a stretch of time.  Just obtained some MP-32s thanks to a fellow WRXer and can't wait to work those into the bag next season.

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I tried to replace the Ping G 5s almost every year and after I retired gave up and saved some money. The closest set that almost replaced them was Titleist AP710s graphite shafts ,which I have as a second set especially when too much golf makes my hands sore.

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I just dropped my set of MP-33's back in my bag as well. Recently reshafted with a set of X100's, completely changed them. I did have a rather good fitting session with a set of MP-20 mb's though, might be the next contender.

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Until earlier this year I was playing Titleist 755's from 2007. They're still a great club and I have a bunch of Jumbomax Str8 Tech grips to try out once I get around to fitting them. Could be a fun experiment.

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I still have my Vega VDC-01 in my bag which have been in my bag since 2009.  I usually never keep irons for more than 5 years but I can't seem to find a set that I like or aren't ridiculously expensive(over 2 grand).  I might just refinish these or may look and test the new honma TR20 B irons. 

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Tour issue R1 v2 w/matrix hdz-70x
Tour issue Rzr Hawk 15* fuji-105x proto
Deep face TM proto 16*, 20*, mrc thump x
Vega VDC-01 Recoil proto 125 F5
Scratch 54*/Miura 58* c-taper S+
2008 Scotty Cameron Button Back

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Mizuno MP-60 (released 2008) that I got a while back 3-PW $110 shipped.  I will never be as good as these clubs.

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Driver: Titleist 910 D2 9.75* Diamana Kai'li 65 Mid S 3W: Titleist 910F 16.5 * Diamana Kai'li 75 Mid R 3H: Titleist 910H 19 * Diamana Kai'li 80HYB Mid R 2I: TourModel III True Temper S 3-PW: Mizuno MP 60 True Temper Dynamic Gold S300 S SW: TourModel III True Temper S Putter: Cobra Anvil 005 Ball: Ksig 3 piece

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