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Check some other threads on here, but yes, the consensus is that they were Endo forged. There's also a nice article you can find doing a google search that talks about the process of the design of these and the involvement of Tom Stites in putting together the final prototype.

They are one of the best blades of the last 20 years.

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No experience with the Apex blades, but I did play a couple of rounds with my dads old Apex Plus forged irons a few years back when I went down to my parents' beach house and didn't bring my clubs like an idiot. Very nice feeling clubs indeed. You surely won't be disappointed with the Apex Blades.

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I have two sets of irons. One is the Hogan Apex 99 mode with Apex 4 shafts. Best iron shaft I ever played. I've played with those irons for over ten years. Will NEVER give them up. Oddly you see them on the Bay and other used places for little to nothing. I hope they give you all the enjoyment they have given me. Thanks for the other info. Did not know about Tom Stites. Will look that up. After Hogan sold the company it just seemed to go from one place to the other. The when Callaway bought them I thought, OK, here we go. Not to be I guess. Anyone know why they just let the line go? Sell their own forged irons I guess, but a lot of money to just let it go.

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over the years of golfi have kept 3 sets i have owned along with my current gaming ones..

79 Apex 2
MP29s
99 Apex
Scratch SB1s - currently playing them...

my Apex are in immaculate condition with very little bag chatter... loved them but again was not impressed with the Apex 4 shaft i had in mine... would love to put some C tapers in the heads to see what they are like... shame hogan irons have gone now...

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grats, i love my Apex FTX's

hogan's always feel nice

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Maybe the last great Apex in the Hogan Apex line.
I still game my Apex Iis and had used Hogan PCs for many years and also Redlines for a few years too.
I don't think they are for most golfers.

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[quote name='Jack Pearsall' timestamp='1312142178' post='3439201']
Maybe the last great Apex in the Hogan Apex line.
I still game my Apex Iis and had used Hogan PCs for many years and also Redlines for a few years too.
I don't think they are for most golfers.
[/quote]


The 99 Apex was very good but I liked the 50th. Anniversary better for me.I played both.

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