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I obviously prefer my Cleveland’s because the grind and bounce works well for me. If a Vokey grind and bounce works for you, then that’s the correct choice; Vokey gives you more choices.  I mostly hit

I’m looking for this exact comparison. 

Was told 3-4 weeks. Hopefully warms up here so I can get it outside. 

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13 hours ago, hammergolf said:

The Full sole on the zipcore wedges are the same as the F grind. I dint mind the V sole on my 50*, but the 56 Full is PERFECT! My 60* is a Tour Rack Full sole with heel and trailing edge grind. As good a set of wedges as I’ve ever had. Give the Full sole a try.

The full sole on the Zipcore did not react the same for me as the Vokey "F" during my fitting.  I have not looked at the specs but maybe there is a bounce difference?  This is my first set of Vokey wedges ever so not much experience with their grinds.

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Drove to the closest adjacent major city with a large golf store (for another project) and took a look at the 54 Full that I purchased . . . looks beautiful. Not much offset, pretty straight leading edge, heavier than my current 52.  I've always been a dark head or raw head guy when it comes to wedges but these satin heads look really good. 

 

Needless to say I'm excited . . . 

Driver:  (9) Taylormade SIM PX HZRDUS Smoke Green 6.5

3-Wood: (13) Taylormade V-Steel T/S GS YS-6S

5-Wood: (18) Taylormade V-Steel GD Purple Ice 85X

Hybrid: (21) Callaway RAZR Tour 3 TTDG X100

Irons: (5-W) PXG 0311T GEN 1  Nippon Super Peening Blue X (Soft stepped once)
Gap Wedge: (50-12) PXG 0311 Forged GEN 1 TTDG TI S400

Sand Wedge: (54-12 Full) Cleveland RTX Zip Core Nippon Modus3 125 Wedge (Soft stepped once)

Lob Wedge: (58-04 K) Vokey Cold Forged TTDG S200 
Putter: PING i-Series 1/2 CRAZ-E L 48" 

Ball: TP5X, ProV1X, Vice Pro +, et al 

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4 hours ago, northernmi said:

The full sole on the Zipcore did not react the same for me as the Vokey "F" during my fitting.  I have not looked at the specs but maybe there is a bounce difference?  This is my first set of Vokey wedges ever so not much experience with their grinds.

Depends on which F grind you have. Titleist offer the F grind in two different bounces on the gap and 14* bounce on the sw. Cleveland Full sole is 12* bounce, but sole width may be a touch wider which would add “playable” bounce. But that’s the beauty of trying and fitting. In the end personal technique, performance, and preference are what really matters.

TaylorMade Sim Max 9* @ 7* Aldila Quaranta Reg
Ping G410 3wd @ Flat setting Grafalloy Pro lite 3.5 Reg
Ping G410 7wd @ Flat setting Graffaloy Pro Lite 3.5 Reg
Ping G410 22 hybrid @ 21 flat Alta CB Reg
Ping g25 5-PW Steelfiber i95 Reg
Cleveland Zipcore Raw 50* Mid, 54* Full @ 55, 58* Low @ 60 Hi Rev 2.0 Reg
Evnroll TR8 33"

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3 hours ago, ob1soccer said:

any updates on the Spinner Wedge shaft?

Still getting the hang of the Zipcores with the Spinner shafts, but after 5 simulator rounds, 3 Spring rounds, and a couple of Driving Range sessions I would say that they definitely spin significantly more than my previous TM MG wedges, and launch much higher.

 

Great feel and control with this wedge/shaft combo and absolutely love them. But if you’re already a high spin guy though, these might spin too much for you, and I would say that I’ve lost a little bit of distance on full swings because they launch so high for me.

Callaway Mavrik (10.5*) / Aldila Rogue White 130 M.S.I.

Callaway Mavrik (15*) / Aldila Rogue White 130 M.S.I.

Srixon Z H85 (19*) / PX Hzrdus Black 6.0

TaylorMade P770 (4), Srixon Z785 (5-PW) / N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120

Cleveland RTX Zipcore (50-54-58 Mid) / Dynamic Gold Spinner

TaylorMade TP Collection Soto (36")

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I got to try out the Zipcores in the Spinner shafts today for the first time and I was very impressed actually.

First of all the Zipcores are the best Cleveland wedge since the 588 in my opinion in the feel and looks department.

I dont spin the ball much, so these were a surprise when they actually spun.

This combo was awesome so far

Callaway Rogue Driver MMT 60s
Callaway Epic 3 Wood Kiyoshi Gold 75s
Callaway
Super Hybrid Recoil Dart F3 75H

Srixon 765 Irons Modus 105s
Cleveland Zipcore Wedges Tour Issue Spinner 
Bettinardi Queen Bee #6 putter
Callaway Chrome Soft X Ball

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thinking about making the switch to zipcore wedges.  I currently have the 125x wedge shaft in my sm8s, but wondering if anyone has compared that to the spinners that come with the zipcores?  I am not necessarily in love with the 125 wedge shafts so thinking I may try the stock option first to see how it feels.  I am struggling with consistency on my wedges but love the modus 120x in my zx7s

10 played at 9.25 TSI2 w/ Ventus Black 6x

16.5 degree TSI2 w/ Ventus Blue 7x

19 degree Sim Max Hybrid w/ Ventus Blue 8x/ZXU 3 Recoil 95 f5

ZXU 4 w/ Recoil 95 F5

5-p ZX7 Nippon Modus 120x 

SM8 52f/56S/60D 

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1 hour ago, BeyondVision said:

thinking about making the switch to zipcore wedges.  I currently have the 125x wedge shaft in my sm8s, but wondering if anyone has compared that to the spinners that come with the zipcores?  I am not necessarily in love with the 125 wedge shafts so thinking I may try the stock option first to see how it feels.  I am struggling with consistency on my wedges but love the modus 120x in my zx7s

I think you can get modus 120x in wedges as well. That may help with staying the same from your irons. Cleveland has other options with s400 or hi rev 2.0 stiff or 610 stiff are all good shafts. 

TSi3 8 Accra TZ6 75 M5

Tsi2 16.5 Tensei Raw White 2.0 85TX 

3 Nike Vapor Pro LAGP 105X 

4-6 T100 7-PW 620CB X100

SM8 50.12 at 51 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135x

RTX ZipCore 55 and 60 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 125

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I've had the raw Zipcores for a while now.  I have a 48* bent to 49*, a 52* bent to 53*, and a 56* bent to 58*, all with the Modus 125 wedge shaft and all mid bounce.  I originally ordered the 52* and 56* with the DGTI s400 shafts in them, but decided to reshaft them with the Modus 125 wedge after ordering the 48* with it. 

 

I'm really liking them, especially after modifying the leading edge a little by rounding it a bit on the 52* & 56*.  They cut thru the turf too easily for me.  I'll also be doing the same to the extra 56* that I have in the closet once I put that one in play after wearing out the grooves to the current Zipcore. 

 

I recently won a SM8 on Instagram, and decided on the 58 D grind in black to try out.  I have another Modus 125 wedge shaft that I'll install into the Vokey once I get it and will give it a go just to see how I like it.  I don't know if it'll kick the Zipcore lob wedge I'm using out of the bag, but if I like it enough, it'll be a good one to keep around for when the grooves wear out.  

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Driver: 10.5* SIM2 set 1 click lower- Attas Elements Earth 7f4 or Diamana Whiteboard 70s

Fairway: Cobra Radspeed Tour 5w turned down to 16.5* (Shaft TBD, but Motore F1 is solid)

Hybrids: 19* Adams Super Hybrid LS XTD Speeder Tour Spec 9.8 Stiff, 23* Adams Pro DGS300
Irons:  21* Wilson Staff Utility Speeder Tour Spec 9.8 stiff, 5-PW Ben Hoga PTx Pro:  All shafted with Modus 125s
Wedges: Cleveland Zipcore Wedges (All Raw with Modus 125 Wedge shafts) 48* bent to 49*, 52* Mid bent to 53*, 56* Mid bent to 58*. 

Putter: White Hot OG 7s or Kingston KP1 Carbon Oil Can Finish

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I like the 54 Full ZC -- the spinner shaft is pretty good as a stock option in my opinion. Personally, I couldn't tell a bunch of difference from the normal S200 with respect to weight, and it just felt pretty good in general. That being said, now that I've had the chance to try Nippon shafts in my irons I think I'm gonna try the ZC with Modus3 125. May even get a matching 50 degree to go along. . . 

 

 

Driver:  (9) Taylormade SIM PX HZRDUS Smoke Green 6.5

3-Wood: (13) Taylormade V-Steel T/S GS YS-6S

5-Wood: (18) Taylormade V-Steel GD Purple Ice 85X

Hybrid: (21) Callaway RAZR Tour 3 TTDG X100

Irons: (5-W) PXG 0311T GEN 1  Nippon Super Peening Blue X (Soft stepped once)
Gap Wedge: (50-12) PXG 0311 Forged GEN 1 TTDG TI S400

Sand Wedge: (54-12 Full) Cleveland RTX Zip Core Nippon Modus3 125 Wedge (Soft stepped once)

Lob Wedge: (58-04 K) Vokey Cold Forged TTDG S200 
Putter: PING i-Series 1/2 CRAZ-E L 48" 

Ball: TP5X, ProV1X, Vice Pro +, et al 

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