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I have three Joe Powell drivers that I got from John after the buyout.  I am sending one back to John and have two others, including the one attached the picture of.  I have one that looks like a 945 EOM.  I am contemplating moving that one and keeping the DSP.

 

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Those Powell woods and the Titleist have suspicious looking butterfly sole plates and the model numbers look sorta familar too so does the swept back sole plate. Inserts look familiar too. But both of those are beautiful pieces of lumber--- Robot knows where I am coming from on the first part just a tongue in cheek joke

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19 hours ago, BIG STU said:

Those Powell woods and the Titleist have suspicious looking butterfly sole plates and the model numbers look sorta familar too so does the swept back sole plate. Inserts look familiar too. But both of those are beautiful pieces of lumber--- Robot knows where I am coming from on the first part just a tongue in cheek joke

Fill the rest of us in on the joke!

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2 hours ago, joelco said:

Fill the rest of us in on the joke!

They look like Macgregors and the Model numbers are similar too

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Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

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10 hours ago, joelco said:

Fill the rest of us in on the joke!

 

8 hours ago, BIG STU said:

They look like Macgregors and the Model numbers are similar too

 

Yes, they do.  LOL  😁

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Driver:  TaylorMade 300 Mini 11.5° (10.2°), Fujikura Ventus Blue 5S Velocore

3W:  TaylorMade M4 15°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S

Hybrid:  TaylorMade Sim2 2 Iron Hybrid 17°, Mitsubishi Tensai AV Raw Blue 80 stiff

Irons:  Ben Hogan Icon blades 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

GW / LW:  Scratch Golf 1018 forged 50°/ 58° DS, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

SW:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 54°, TT DG Tour Issue S200 115g wedge shaft

Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 GSS custom, Salty MidPlus cork grip

Grips: BestGrips Augusta Microperf leather slip on

 

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1 minute ago, RobotDoctor said:

 

 

Yes, they do.  LOL  😁

Knew you would get my inside quip ( smirk)

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3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW Callaway Mack Daddy 2 52* Stock steel R wedge shaft

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag old school Burton Mini Staff non demonational no advertising

 

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Just now, BIG STU said:

Knew you would get my inside quip ( smirk)

Definitely.  Go with a classic design.  MacGregors were the Cadillac of persimmon woods so why not emulate the best.  👍

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3W:  TaylorMade M4 15°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S

Hybrid:  TaylorMade Sim2 2 Iron Hybrid 17°, Mitsubishi Tensai AV Raw Blue 80 stiff

Irons:  Ben Hogan Icon blades 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

GW / LW:  Scratch Golf 1018 forged 50°/ 58° DS, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

SW:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 54°, TT DG Tour Issue S200 115g wedge shaft

Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 GSS custom, Salty MidPlus cork grip

Grips: BestGrips Augusta Microperf leather slip on

 

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1 minute ago, RobotDoctor said:

Definitely.  Go with a classic design.  MacGregors were the Cadillac of persimmon woods so why not emulate the best.  👍

Imitation is the best form of flattery

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7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW Callaway Mack Daddy 2 52* Stock steel R wedge shaft

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

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On 10/14/2021 at 10:49 AM, RobotDoctor said:

I have three Joe Powell drivers that I got from John after the buyout.  I am sending one back to John and have two others, including the one attached the picture of.  I have one that looks like a 945 EOM.  I am contemplating moving that one and keeping the DSP.

 

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It’s amazing how tight the fit is on that  soleplate. These days I seriously doubt people stare at the heads of modern drivers and marvel at the craftsmanship.

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3 hours ago, Stephen8802 said:

Is that a fiber or phenolic insert? The rings look more like phenolic than fiber.

 


Definitely paper fiber.  I'll bring it on Saturday.  
 

1 hour ago, elwhippy said:

That M43T is amazing. 

 Thanks!  Probably one of the best I have.  

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3W:  TaylorMade M4 15°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S

Hybrid:  TaylorMade Sim2 2 Iron Hybrid 17°, Mitsubishi Tensai AV Raw Blue 80 stiff

Irons:  Ben Hogan Icon blades 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

GW / LW:  Scratch Golf 1018 forged 50°/ 58° DS, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

SW:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 54°, TT DG Tour Issue S200 115g wedge shaft

Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 GSS custom, Salty MidPlus cork grip

Grips: BestGrips Augusta Microperf leather slip on

 

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2 hours ago, RobotDoctor said:


Definitely paper fiber.  I'll bring it on Saturday.  
 

 Thanks!  Probably one of the best I have.  

Back in the day I preferred the paper fiber inserts. 

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3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW Callaway Mack Daddy 2 52* Stock steel R wedge shaft

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

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10 hours ago, RobotDoctor said:

Absolutely agree!  The craftsmanship to create a great persimmon wood was extraordinary. 

 

Sorry for the hijack.  While not a Joe Powell made wood, the predecessor, and possibly apex persimmon woods, were made by great craftsman who have now left us.  This skill set is, unfortunately, gone forever.  This is one reason I collect the great pro line 50s MacGregor persimmon woods.  One of my favorites is this M43T.

 

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Everything I have ever seen you post was pristine 

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3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW Callaway Mack Daddy 2 52* Stock steel R wedge shaft

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag old school Burton Mini Staff non demonational no advertising

 

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2 hours ago, BIG STU said:

Everything I have ever seen you post was pristine 

 

Not everything.  Again, sorry for the hijack but ....

 

This is the driver of the set of 693s I picked up today.  The driver is not pristine ..... yet.  😉

 

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3W:  TaylorMade M4 15°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7S

Hybrid:  TaylorMade Sim2 2 Iron Hybrid 17°, Mitsubishi Tensai AV Raw Blue 80 stiff

Irons:  Ben Hogan Icon blades 4-PW, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

GW / LW:  Scratch Golf 1018 forged 50°/ 58° DS, Nippon Modus3 Tour 120 stiff

SW:  Callaway MD5 Jaws 54°, TT DG Tour Issue S200 115g wedge shaft

Putter: Byron Morgan DH89 GSS custom, Salty MidPlus cork grip

Grips: BestGrips Augusta Microperf leather slip on

 

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6 hours ago, RobotDoctor said:

 

Not everything.  Again, sorry for the hijack but ....

 

This is the driver of the set of 693s I picked up today.  The driver is not pristine ..... yet.  😉

 

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LOL those are rougher than a night in the county jail I bet the farm though when Dave Wood gets through with them they will be pristine----- And those being 693s they are worthy of restoration.

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3W  TM V-Steel 15* bent to 14 NVS green Aldila 65gr R

7W TM V-steel 21* Ust Pro Force Gold 65 R

Irons 5 thru PW 2016 TM TP CBs--- Steelfiber 95 R shafts

GW Callaway Mack Daddy 2 52* Stock steel R wedge shaft

SW Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind -- Modified grind to 10* KBS Wedge shaft

Putter Rusty Scotty Sante Fe Fluted Bullseye shaft--- No it aint going no where

Bag old school Burton Mini Staff non demonational no advertising

 

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