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A little background. I must say I love blades and I collect clubs. I have kept every blade I have ever owned except a set of 1 - SW Cleveland 485 Beryllium Copper that I would give anything to have back. On the other hand, I only have 3 sets of cavity backs in my collection.

My blades include many sets on Wilson Staff, MacGregor, Spalding, Ram, Powerbilt, Hogan, Cleveland, Daiwa and Miura but I have never owned a set of Mizunos. A local club had a Mizuno Demo Day today and I went to try out the fantastic looking MP-69. Honestly the only Mizunos I have ever hit were the MP-14 & MP-32 which I thought were very good.

I hit the MP-69 with three different shafts and they all felt like a rock on the end of a broom stick. Where was the "butter"? I am NOT bashing Mizuno, I know they make great stuff and the quality is very apparent. For any Mizuno guys out there, is this club just a miss from them?
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With all due respect, if you thought they felt like rock, then you weren't hitting the sweetspot. The 69s are one of the best feeling clubs I'v'e hit.

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Were you hitting range balls? If so, maybe that is the reason. You will be hard pressed to find many that agree with them feeling harsh though as just about all I have read about them is that they are one of the best feeling/performing blades mizuno has made in years.

Either way, to each their own. No harm, no foul. Third generic comment here.

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[quote name='Beege35' timestamp='1337484701' post='4944456']
Maybe your swing was a little off? Because those irons are buttery in all aspects. Although Luke did switch to the 59 this year...ill be curious to see others reply to this!
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Absolutely no disrespect intended to Mizuno. I'm curious to see others reply as well... I feel a bashing is coming. As for missing the sweet spot, I did hack out a round of 70 after the demo with my MacGregor MT Pro-M.

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