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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4320 on: January 19, 2018, 05:45:38 AM »
Yes, it is DAT55G Cup face. Its a pretty balanced head imo. Not super low spin.
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4321 on: January 19, 2018, 11:22:47 AM »
Sounds like a head that I could actually use ...  :)
DR: Modart MA01D+R / Diamana W
FW: Modart MA01F / Diamana 'Ahina
UT: Modart MA01H / Crazy STP
IR:  Epon AF-505/SUS316 / Modus 125
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4322 on: January 25, 2018, 02:57:20 AM »
Put a Cally tip on my new Tensei Pro Orange 60S to try it on my Epic SZ. Short build under 45". Very excited.
« Last Edit: January 25, 2018, 03:03:16 AM by Shacco »
Driver: Callaway Epic Subzero
3FW: Kamui TP-XF
3 and 4 ute: Romaro I-brid Chapter2
5-PW: PRGR RS Forged
GW: 50* CGS Orion Spy Type S
SW: 2007 Yamaha InpresX Black
LW: 60 Edel DGR
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4323 on: January 25, 2018, 02:35:11 PM »
Went to the range to have a few hits with the Driver and the Tensei Pro Orange shaft. Wow I am impressed with the shaft. Never really got along with Mitsubishi shafts but this one... completely different. It feels fantastic. Super smooth. At the same time it feels and plays super tight. Hard to describe. Super tight with feel.
Oh and it also makes the Epic SZ head feel a bit more lively and explosive for the ones that didnt like the mute sound and feel.
This will be my combo for a long time, I hope ;) 
« Last Edit: January 25, 2018, 02:36:44 PM by Shacco »
Driver: Callaway Epic Subzero
3FW: Kamui TP-XF
3 and 4 ute: Romaro I-brid Chapter2
5-PW: PRGR RS Forged
GW: 50* CGS Orion Spy Type S
SW: 2007 Yamaha InpresX Black
LW: 60 Edel DGR
Putter: Odyssey Milled Collection 6M

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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4324 on: January 25, 2018, 09:42:26 PM »
I got my Baldo 568 460cc / AAA 2015 combo from Japan today.   
The head shape was not bad.   semi-shallow ...   but somewhat Jbeam like.
very forgiving and good distance.   10deg head is a bit high for me.
Feel and sound was better than expected for a DAT55G face.. but still had that crispy kind of sound and not as soft at impact compared to SP700.
just not for me.

As for the shaft, it's such a stable shaft it never goes wild on me no matter what I do.... at least with my swing speed.
I'd want to pair it up with a super forgiving head like a Ping G400 Max to build the ultimate fairway finder.
Matte black and copper matches perfectly with the Ping G400 theme too!! 


DR: Modart MA01D+R / Diamana W
FW: Modart MA01F / Diamana 'Ahina
UT: Modart MA01H / Crazy STP
IR:  Epon AF-505/SUS316 / Modus 125
WG: MG S-01 / Modus Wedge 125
PT:  Ping Vault 2.0 CRAZ-E H ( in trial mode )

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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4325 on: January 26, 2018, 01:51:53 AM »
I got my Baldo 568 460cc / AAA 2015 combo from Japan today.   
The head shape was not bad.   semi-shallow ...   but somewhat Jbeam like.
very forgiving and good distance.   10deg head is a bit high for me.
Feel and sound was better than expected for a DAT55G face.. but still had that crispy kind of sound and not as soft at impact compared to SP700.
just not for me.

As for the shaft, it's such a stable shaft it never goes wild on me no matter what I do.... at least with my swing speed.
I'd want to pair it up with a super forgiving head like a Ping G400 Max to build the ultimate fairway finder.
Matte black and copper matches perfectly with the Ping G400 theme too!!

Told you the Baldo is a decent head.
Driver: Callaway Epic Subzero
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5-PW: PRGR RS Forged
GW: 50* CGS Orion Spy Type S
SW: 2007 Yamaha InpresX Black
LW: 60 Edel DGR
Putter: Odyssey Milled Collection 6M

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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4326 on: February 14, 2018, 01:56:39 PM »
After convincing myself I really don't need a new driver right now,   I went to look around for another putter that I could try.
Last last year I picked up a Miura MGP-NM2 which is a smaller mallet exactly shaped like a Scotty Red X putter.   
Though I putt decently with it, I wanted to try something bigger.
So last weekend,  while I was watching the Olympic opening ceremony + a few glasses of bourbon,   I ended up picking up another Miura putter.

This one is bigger and shaped similar to an Odyssey 7 but probably more similar to Scotty Futura X5 and the likes.  ( i.e. fang shaped mallet ) 

Still waiting for the Garsen grip to be delivered so I will provide feedback once the set up is complete.    Just pics for now.  sorry for the low light..  It is very cloudy today in Washington.


 
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UT: Modart MA01H / Crazy STP
IR:  Epon AF-505/SUS316 / Modus 125
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4327 on: February 19, 2018, 05:55:48 PM »
Interesting nobsy...looks like the Scotty X/W5.... Very effective putter for me...
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4328 on: February 19, 2018, 09:09:45 PM »
On my off days these mallets help me align better.  Used the Odyssey 7 shape for a long time.   I wish theyd make a more premium solid milled in that shape.   For now this maybe the closest short of having to do a full custom shape thru Benock!!
DR: Modart MA01D+R / Diamana W
FW: Modart MA01F / Diamana 'Ahina
UT: Modart MA01H / Crazy STP
IR:  Epon AF-505/SUS316 / Modus 125
WG: MG S-01 / Modus Wedge 125
PT:  Ping Vault 2.0 CRAZ-E H ( in trial mode )

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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4329 on: February 19, 2018, 11:17:30 PM »
On my off days these mallets help me align better.  Used the Odyssey 7 shape for a long time.   I wish theyd make a more premium solid milled in that shape.   For now this maybe the closest short of having to do a full custom shape thru Benock!!

Check out the Toulon Portland

Ive been tempted to try a Toulon, supposed to really have a uniquely good feel and sound to them. Just cant decide which to try. Some of the older releases are on Callaway preowned in like new condition for pretty good prices but Im kinda partial to the Atlanta and Portland which are new
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4330 on: February 21, 2018, 07:08:46 AM »
new honma di 3i,ns modus 105  wanna see  an aggressive di.?
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4331 on: February 21, 2018, 11:07:12 AM »
FedEx just dropped it and its 70 deg in the northeast.  Heading to course now for some testing against epic and rogue!!

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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4332 on: February 21, 2018, 01:13:51 PM »
Ok I just hit the bullet on the course about 10-15 times.  This thing is legit.  More testing to come but I think this ones going to stick around for a while. Just going to get rid of the yellow paintfill. 

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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4333 on: February 21, 2018, 01:57:33 PM »
NICE!!   and congrats!

Would like to see a full on review on your new driver!!
DR: Modart MA01D+R / Diamana W
FW: Modart MA01F / Diamana 'Ahina
UT: Modart MA01H / Crazy STP
IR:  Epon AF-505/SUS316 / Modus 125
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Re: So what did you pick up today?
« Reply #4334 on: February 21, 2018, 07:33:45 PM »
Ok I just hit the bullet on the course about 10-15 times.  This thing is legit.  More testing to come but I think this ones going to stick around for a while. Just going to get rid of the yellow paintfill.

Full review when you can pls.
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