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ok guys........so i've decided to go with the rac black tp wedge for my set up.....but before purchasing the set.....what loft should i get?

here's what i have for my current iron set up......(tm rac os2) :cheesy:

3i - 20º
4i - 23º
5i - 26º
6i - 29º
7i - 33º
8i - 37º
9i - 41º
pw - 45º

so my choices for the rac black tp wedges are as follow:

52 - 8º bounce
54 - 10º bounce
56 - 12º bounce
58 - 8º bounce
60 - 6º bounce

thanks in advance. i really need the help of all fellow golfers out there so all replies are greatly appreciated!

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if it were me, i'd go for THREE more wedges...

however with such a strong lofted PW you'll have a hard time covering the gap...

 

i've got a 47 degree PW in my iron set...

i go to a 51 degree gap, 54 sand, then 60 degree lob...

 

 

point being i think you need to find a gap wedge in the 49 or 50 degree range, then maybe a 54/56 sand and 60 degree lob wedge in the RAC wedges you listed...

 

drop the 3 iron and play 4 wedges...

 

your scoring clubs are more important...

 

...good luck!

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ok......with that being said.........the rac blk tp wedge line-up does not have a 50º wedge......they start out at 52º.......and 2º up from there.......so if i wanted a 50º, i would have it bent 2º strong?

 

so if im going to go with a 50º wedge, there's still a 5º difference between the pw and gap wedge.........

 

i guess to make matters easy.......i should start out with a 52º and a 56º and go from there? what do ya think?

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This is an easy one...

 

Since you have a "modern" set of irons, your 3 iron is 1 degree off of a "standard" 2 iron. For example, the 704.CB's 3 iron loft is 22. So, here's what you do...

 

Dump the 3 iron and get your 4 iron bent 1 degree strong to 22*. Buy the 50* AW to match your RAC OS set. Now, you have a traditional set of irons...

 

From here, you can go 54/58 or 54/60.

 

I agree with what was said above regarding bending however, bending any club 1 degree either way isn't going to affect the bounce in any way that we will be able to notice...

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