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I was wondering if any1 could tell me some info about these titleist irons as far as forgiveness, playability/workability, feel (as far as softness), and durability. The irons i am matching up are the 690.CB, 695CB, and upcoming 755 (i believe that's what they are going to be called). I like to see a players club at address with maybe a slightly larger head and what looks to be a a stable head (unlike hen hogans) with a thin topline. I would appreciate any feedback, thanks!

ps- im lookin for forgiveness but hate the burden of a wider sole and topline and a lot of offset (cough cough cg4s (but i do love em to death))
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Sounds to me like you are describing the 735CM's. A players iron with a little larger head and not a real thin top line at all. The long irons are similar to the 704's/755's in size, they are very forgiving. The short irons are not real small for blades. The offset is what you are looking for and the soles are very moderate. I think the 755's may have more offset than you are looking for. Good luck in your search, they are all nice clubs.

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Thought I might add my opinion in here.

 

I'm not sure if you've used Titleist irons before but from personal opinion (and i'm not saying it's a bad thing) they tend to feel a bit 'clickier' off the face than most other manufacturers. Perhaps this could explain the harsh feel you got from the 735 CM's?

 

On the other hand i've heard nothing but good things about the 755's and after looking at the amount of pro's putting them in the bag it's certainly got me thinking.

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i did hit the stainless 735s but one time i hit a friend's 704cb 6 iron and it was crazy soft, i loved it, i just want something a lil more updated or more proven (aka 755s or 690cb). i just cant wait for those 755s, man o man, lol.

 

I have the Stainless model and I thought it felt as soft as half of the other chrome irons out, but then again I like a tad harsher feeling. And as far as proven, the 735's are played by SEVERAL players not listed on Titleist's website, and they just got another win last week on the Euro tour I believe.

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Here's a ++++ word for the 981 line...my 981sl version has more offset and a bit stronger loft @ each iron, but the std. 981 is one fine club...and @ < $150 on ebay, cheap

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Go 704cb's. They are everything you want plus more. When I got mine I was searching for a soft, durable, good looking player's club and that is what I found. When I put those next to my Futura, and Vokey wedges it was perfect. Then I added the 905 after my 983 gave out. The perfect bag came to be with that change and now I have used all the same equipment for over a year and a half after having 64 sets of irons in 8 years.

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Are the 755's supposed to be more forgiving than the 735's?

 

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Kale

 

The 755's will probably be like the 735 3 & 4 iron. The 5-7 of the 735's are a smaller cavity iron, like 695CB's. The short irons then of the 735's are the MB's. The 755's will just be a full set of cavities with a little larger clubhead than the 695's with a bit more offset, just like the 704's are now.

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Go 704cb's. They are everything you want plus more. When I got mine I was searching for a soft, durable, good looking player's club and that is what I found. When I put those next to my Futura, and Vokey wedges it was perfect. Then I added the 905 after my 983 gave out. The perfect bag came to be with that change and now I have used all the same equipment for over a year and a half after having 64 sets of irons in 8 years.

 

How can a club "give out"? I also have the 983k for about two years and it hasn't given out yet. Does the face physically cave in or something? Aren't clubs supposed to be durable for a lifetime?

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