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Hi experts, I was browsing around for a set of t200 irons when I came across a listing that just looked a little funny. It wasn't particularly the price, but in fact the 'finish' or should I say lack of finish on the polymer section which covers up all the tech inside. Attached are 3 images. In one you can see that the color and finish is extremely grainy, or pixel like, versus the other two, which look polished and normal picture no3 also looks similar to picture no2 (shiny, reflective, polished back plate). I believe picture 1 and picture 2 are both countefeits (based off font of t200 and poor paint fill as well as the finish on no1) Hopefully someone who has seen the 2021 t200s in person agrees with my concerns. I will not be purchasing the irons, but was just looking to help keep others from falling into buying a counterfeit set labeled as genuine. Trust but verify. Thanks!!

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adding something i forgot
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I would say those are fake, logo is completely different 

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9 minutes ago, SUPERG said:

Main concern is why the first pic has graphite shafts and then the second 2 do not. Def a scammer at play here, great catch 

These are not all from the same listing, sorry that I did not clarify, the top 2 photos are listings, the first one had me the most suspicious due to the color difference of the polymer, the third is a picture of a guaranteed legitimate t200.

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Agreed with your concerns, the black area around the T200 text on the first pic looks like sloppily applied paint fill added just to mimic the real Titleist:

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Plus the back plate looks textured like cheaply cast metal as opposed to it being an actual separate piece with a smoother brushed look like on the real thing. 

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