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Are they accurate?
I was at a Golf Galexy over the weekend. I was demoing a several 695MB irons. It said that I was hitting the 6 iron around 190 - 200 yards with a swing speed of 85 mph, 7 iron around 180 - 185 and a 5 irion went 200 yards. These numbers are carry only and were approximately 5 to 10 yards more with roll. Is the simulator accurate or is it designed to mislead the user?

On a side note the 695MB's were very nice and to my suprise very easy to hit. I think I will have to get a set cause they are the sweetest iron out right now or at least that is my opinion.
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Those numbers seem a little off. Those simulators are much different than launch monitors. Highly innacurate, and flo made a valid point about them, often times they are beefed up to make sure that theyre never inaccurate on the short end. I hit a 7 iron about that distance for real, no simulators, and my swingspeed with 6iron and 5iron is closer to 100. It would seem highly unlikely that at 85mph with a 6 iron those distances were being produced.

 

 

Go try a set of clevelands before you buy the titleist, the cg1 may pleasantly surprise you, especially the bp.

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i don't know if they are that accurate, the place i was at used the a trans_1x1.gifVector Launch Monitor. i was hitting a hibore xls 9.5* 65 gram stiff staff.

 

it read on 5 or 6 hits 166 ball speed, 110 club speed, 12.3 launch angle, 3600 rpms, 1000 side spin, and elevation set @ 6000 ft (numbers are approx). the thing said i had a total drive of 366

 

i have never hit the ball that long. :clapping:

 

but several hits were around my average, low to hi 150s ball speed, 105-110 club speed, 13 -14 launch angle, 4000-4400 rpms can not remember side spins same elevation, total drive 305-315

 

i don't know if these are accurate because never paided to have one done, just use monitor when testing new drivers.

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Some sims are very accurate. The good ones, you can actaully tweak the "boost' setting. We have top notch indoor instruction place here in town where the do fittings and the like. Can play most of world's most famous courses there, but turn up the 'boost' at the driving range and carry it 375 just like Tiger. I wouldn't be surprised if guys working there weren't goofing around with calibrations or settings and left them there, or if they tweak to sell clubs? How many people actually bring their own sticks with them to compare, not many from what I've seen. Just a thought, or two.... :clapping:

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