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I've decided I want to venture into a blade style iron instead of always thinking I can't hit them. I'm a 10 handicap and thanks to 18 birdies I can finally see what I've been doing wrong.

I have the Mizuno JPX 900 now and they are fine but not much for the "feel" aspect. I'd really like to get the MP-20 SEL but not sure about the blade version 5-pw and the MMC by Mizuno doesn't come in left hand. What are some suggestions you have from other manufacturers?

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Wilson Staffs and the MP20's are my two favorites but every major oem makes a great blade.

I'm a righty but I play the P7MB and have to say I could not be happier.  Luckily TM finally decided to make a lefty version!

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Wilson is LH friendly.  Mike Weir only played with Wilsons most of his amateur career and in the first years as pro because they were one of the few OEMs that offered LH Blades.

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10.5 deg Titleist 905R with stock UST Proforce V2 Shaft
1999 Ben Hogan Apex Blades (3-PW) with stock Apex 4 Steel Shafts
Taylormade V-Steel 5W & 3W with Grafalloy Prolaunch Red shafts
Taylormade ATV wedges in 54 and 58 degrees with stock steel shafts
Rife Island Series Aruba Blade Putter

 

"Loft for loft, length for length, and shaft for shaft, the ball will go the same distance when hit on the sweet spot regardless how old the iron."

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Ping Blueprints 

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Driver- Taylormade M5 *10.5 set at 10*, Hzrdus Smoke Black 70g 6.5

Fairway wood- Taylormade SIM 19* set at 17*, Tour AD IZ 7S

Driving Iron- Taylormade P790 UDI 18*, MMT 105TX

Irons- Ping Iblade 4-6, Blueprint 7-PW, KBS C Taper 130X

Wedges- Ping Glide Stealth 2.0 50*, Ping Glide Forged 54* at 55* and 58* at 60*, KBS Tour 130X

Putter- Ping PLD Prime Tyne 4, Ping PLD Anser 2 matte raw or Spider Tour Red

 

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you could try the new jpx 21 tours SEL.  Or even give the cobra cb/mb a run.  I know the mizzy jpx tours are not blades but i think you would get all the feedback you wanted from them. i am fit for a the tours on Tuesday. I tried the mp sel blades but I feel like i get a little more forgiveness in the tours and the feel is pretty close between them. The feedback on mishits/ non middle strikes is there. 

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It depends what look and feel you prefer. There are pretty big differences from brand to brand in terms of feel. Titleist feels more “solid/firmer” to me. Callaway Apex MBs are the softest to me. I think it also depends how you interact with the turf. Wilson’s and Mizunos are awesome for me as I’m a bit on the steeper side. I would suggest hitting everything you can and go with what you like best. 

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Taylormade Original One Mini 9.5° - DG x100
Mizuno MP Fli Hi 18° - C Taper 125
Mizuno MP Fli Hi 23° - C Taper 120
Srixon z765 5 iron S300
Wilson Staff FG62 6-PW - S300 Hard Stepped
TM HiToe 52°/56°/62° 
Ping Dalehead - Odyssey Protype 3  - Toulon Atlanta
2016 RZN Platinum (15 dozen in the garage)

 

Podcast - "Rough Fairways - A Journey to the PGA Tour" available on Spotify

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Had a set fg62 7 years ago...stunning !

2020 18 July mid winterNZ
Ping Rapture 2006 10.5
Nike VrS 3wood
Callaway Razr Edge5 wood

MP100=33 9876 5/mp63
54     RTX2
60     RTX2
ProPlatinum NewportTwo
2002 325gram +8.NewGrip
Dont hesitate to buy one!






 

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6 hours ago, Abe21599 said:

p7mbs look real crispy

Not the best feeling though... kinda clanky. I found that the p7MCs feel softer.

 

Driver- Taylormade M5 *10.5 set at 10*, Hzrdus Smoke Black 70g 6.5

Fairway wood- Taylormade SIM 19* set at 17*, Tour AD IZ 7S

Driving Iron- Taylormade P790 UDI 18*, MMT 105TX

Irons- Ping Iblade 4-6, Blueprint 7-PW, KBS C Taper 130X

Wedges- Ping Glide Stealth 2.0 50*, Ping Glide Forged 54* at 55* and 58* at 60*, KBS Tour 130X

Putter- Ping PLD Prime Tyne 4, Ping PLD Anser 2 matte raw or Spider Tour Red

 

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I have hit 

 

690mb

710mb

MP32

MP68

Adams MB2

Nike Vapor 

FG62

 

 

FG62 and MP68 were the best feeling, but I liked the smaller size of the FG.

 

Nikes were AMAZING too but the leading edge was a tad sharp for a digger like me

Taylormade Original One Mini 9.5° - DG x100
Mizuno MP Fli Hi 18° - C Taper 125
Mizuno MP Fli Hi 23° - C Taper 120
Srixon z765 5 iron S300
Wilson Staff FG62 6-PW - S300 Hard Stepped
TM HiToe 52°/56°/62° 
Ping Dalehead - Odyssey Protype 3  - Toulon Atlanta
2016 RZN Platinum (15 dozen in the garage)

 

Podcast - "Rough Fairways - A Journey to the PGA Tour" available on Spotify

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Not entirely a blade but t100 is very thin and packs tech like the mmc. MP20 SEL is a very good iron as well. Taylormade, Titleist and Callaway all have lefty pure blades as well. 

TSi3 8 Diamana D+ 70TX

Ts3 15.75 Diamana BF 80TX 

P790 3 Iron CTaper 130x

4-PW 1 degree weak 921 SEL CTaper 130x 

SM8 50.12 at 51 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135x
SM7 54.08 at 56 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135x

Taylormade Hi-Toe 60 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135x

Scotty Cameron Studio Stainless Newport 2.5 with Stability Shaft

Srixon XV 

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I played the Titleist 716 MBs for a season a few years back.  Loved them, especially the turf interaction.

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Driver (9.75):  Titleist TS3 (Tour AD DI 6s)
3 Wood (15):  Titleist TS2 (Tour AD DI 7s)
Hybrid (19):  PXG  0317X Gen 2 (Tour AD DI 85s)
 Hybrid (22):  PXG  0317X Gen 2 (Tour AD DI 85s)
Irons (5-P):  PXG 0311T Gen 2 (TT Elevate Tour S)
Wedges:  50/54/58:  PXG Sugar Daddy Milled (TT Elevate Tour S)
Putters: Odyssey Stroke Lab Double Wide

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