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5 hours ago, Shakespeare said:

So ..it sounds like if I wanted to reshaft the i59s that had a steel shaft with a graphite shaft, the weight should stay in the hosel? I would need to reshaft with a similar shaft weight since they are installed at the factory for similar swing weight?

 

It's hard to say for sure because different shafts have different balance points.  For example, I'm a Recoil 95 guy and they have a low balance point so the swingweight sometimes goes up even when replacing shafts that are heavier.  The devil's in the details.

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Ping G400 Max driver w/Aldila Rogue 125 Silver 60S
Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 4 wood w/Aldila Rogue Black 70S
Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 Hybrid w/Aldila Kuro Kage 80S
Ping G410 irons w/Recoil 95S
Ping Glide 55/60 wedges w/Recoil 110S
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the i59s are like copies of the shorter wedges of the Nike vapor pro combos. Just perfect to have that through the set. Always wanted that. Well done Ping. Gorgeous. 

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Cobra LTD PRO / Graffaloy Blue
Cobra Ltd 3 Kaili 80

Cobra Ltd 5 Kaili 80 (sub :Cobra F6 Baffler 18.5 Kaili 80)
Adams XTD TI  22 Hybrid
Bridgestone J15 CB 4 -pw/DG XP S300/Original Nike Blades 3-PW s300
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9 minutes ago, Oh Hi Carl said:

Were previous versions of Glide wedges not forged? 

 

I think Ping made a forged Glide before but most of the Glide family (original, 2.0, Stealth, 3.0) were cast.

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Ping G400 Max driver w/Aldila Rogue 125 Silver 60S
Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 4 wood w/Aldila Rogue Black 70S
Cobra (Lexi blue) F7 Hybrid w/Aldila Kuro Kage 80S
Ping G410 irons w/Recoil 95S
Ping Glide 55/60 wedges w/Recoil 110S
Ping Anser - the "real deal!"

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Wish I knew if there was a replacement in the works for the i210 or if the i59 is covering a couple of bases.  Torn between the i59 or just ordering another set of i210's as I like shiny new stuff.

 

I love my 210's but have been known to experiment quite a bit as it's only money and we're all gonna be dead soon so.....🤷‍♂️

 

I'm one of the guys that actually really likes the Recoil 780 Smacwrap and would go that route again regardless.

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6 minutes ago, vernon said:

Wish I knew if there was a replacement in the works for the i210 or if the i59 is covering a couple of bases.  Torn between the i59 or just ordering another set of i210's as I like shiny new stuff.

 

I love my 210's but have been known to experiment quite a bit as it's only money and we're all gonna be dead soon so.....🤷‍♂️

 

I'm one of the guys that actually really likes the Recoil 780 Smacwrap and would go that route again regardless.

i59 tell you everything 

 

So i59 are replacing iblade & s55

 

i525 are already in hands,  so that is definitely coming out [spring '22] which translate to February order placement 

 

I'd say the next i2** series probably won't see action till '22 US Open....and that is if the supply chain has been fixed 

 

 

 

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On 9/10/2021 at 2:28 AM, slalomdude said:

So has anyone demos the new wedges ? Impressions ?

The local ping rep came by the shop a few days ago and boy those wedges were nice. Noticably smaller than a vokey or a mg2 maybe even smaller than a md5. Topline was nice and thin and they felt proper smooth off the face. Pretty normal launch and spin numbers, nothing special to report there.

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More pics 77115 shaft by nippon stock shaft.

 

 

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3 wood: Titleist Tsi2 15 Ventus blue 7x

& Wood: Titleist TSi2 Ventus Red 9X
Taylormade Gapr low 2 ventus blue 9x
4-PW Cobra king forged CB KBS $ Taper 130 X flex
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On 8/27/2021 at 4:46 AM, J13 said:

Why do companies only pair up minimal offset with the smallest irons? Why not create the i59 with the same offset as iblades?

Or i210 with no offset at all.  I remember there were a few sets of WRX i5 irons floating around golfwrx where they had zero offset.  I believe pressed out of the casting with a big hydraulic press.  Always wanted a set of those, could not afford them.

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On 8/24/2021 at 12:11 PM, mikehill06 said:

what is the hosel notch for?  The i59's look great but don't love the notch. 

That is to make it easier for lie adjustments. Common for cast ping irons, not sure if it's really needed being these are forged. They probably wanted to go for the more classic ping look. 

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