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I want to try some skinny soled irons.  Had a set of '70s (?) Wilson Staff Tour Blades that were pretty thin and I played well with those.  Anything out there as skinny?  Not looking for anything too new/expensive as this will be an experiment for this picker.

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Of the clubs currently on the market, I don't think anything is skinner than the Ping Blueprints.

Going back a bit but McGregor ColorKromes were proper knives.

The new Wilson Staff irons played by Gary Woodland (released last year)and also the FG62s, also a Wilson iron...........

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4 minutes ago, toddba11 said:

The new Wilson Staff irons played by Gary Woodland (released last year)and also the FG62s, also a Wilson iron...........

Yes, looking at FG62 on ebay, FG51 as well.  These are the types of things I'm looking for.  Blueprints and the new Wilson blades look great, but too pricey for what I'm looking to try.

Sun Mountain 2.5+

Garmin Approach G10

PING i20 10.5*

Adams a7 19*

Titleist 718 AP2 5-P

Vokey SM7 52.8F, 58.8M

PING BeCu Anser

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The bounce angle of the sole is the operative term.

 

You can compare the wider sole of a old Ping Eye 2 three iron against a thinner MacGregor M85 blade 3 iron and think the M85 would dig easier.

 

But you would be wrong.

 

They both had negative bounce angles in the long irons.

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Supposedly Jack Nicklaus preferred his irons to have flat soles. I don't think "flat sole" was about bounce, so is it flat vs cambered sole that he preferred? Camber is sole curvature (usually found in wider sole clubs), and the function of camber is to prevent digging ?

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Blueprints actually have a Widish sole.  
 

if you want thin find a set of 91-97 titleist tour model blades.  The long irons have a sole thinner than the head of a tee.  

 

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I have a short set of RAM FX ProSet irons that are real butter knives.  I forgot how thin those soles were.  Glad they're in my Sunday bag 'cause I'll need to ask for forgiveness when I play them...

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23 hours ago, Fairway14 said:

Supposedly Jack Nicklaus preferred his irons to have flat soles. I don't think "flat sole" was about bounce, so is it flat vs cambered sole that he preferred? Camber is sole curvature (usually found in wider sole clubs), and the function of camber is to prevent digging ?

Isn't it essentially the same thing?

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7 hours ago, Yoshifan151 said:

MacGregor MT Pro M. 

Indeed.  I have the MT Pro CMs with the 7 being the first of the blades.  About 10 mm width on the 7 with the rest of the lower clubs being similar.  Even the cavity irons are pretty thin.  I think the other MacGregor models right before that were also pretty thin. 

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