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Epon SUS316 review
« on: February 09, 2014, 11:57:34 AM »
Weather in UK, diabolical but needs must and off to the driving range I went.

The SUS316's were made to the exact specs to my previous ONOFF's forged, apart from being slightly longer so a good comparison can be made.

They look great, the thin top line is perfect to my eye and they set up perfectly to the ball.

The ONOFF's were in my opinion one of the softest, forgiving irons out there, the Epon' are just as soft when you hit the button but off hits do not produce the super soft feel and where you could loose where you hit the ball with the ONOFF's the Epon's will let you know, I will not comment further as range balls are not the best to review with. Does the stainless steel bring anything to the game, I have no idea?

Dale, has the new True Temper 105 shafts installed in his and commented on how high the launch is, the specs for his shaft is high launch so I was not too concerned as Modus 3 are definitely not high launch, wrong, I have never hit balls so high with so much carry, the 6 iron was 9 iron height and so on throughout the set to the 3 iron which was almost 5/6 iron height. The carry was as long if not longer than the ONOFF's distance and this was into wind. I topped a couple of balls which produced my normal ball flight. If you preference is a low ball flight these are not the clubs for you. I loved them. Again, range balls, so not conclusive but a couple of real balls were amongst them and they were impressive hits.

Surprisingly, quite forgiving, you will loose distance but comparable to the ONOFF's.

After 200 balls there were no dings or marks so the un-plated version stood up well to its first range session. Unfortunately, the Grip Master wraps proved as sticky as ever and the deep cut in my thumb prevented any further action.

As most courses are closed due to flooding no on course reviews but hopefully more range sessions.

In conclusion, bloody expensive but on first impressions a potential winner.






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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2014, 03:11:20 PM »
Very nice review 100100.
I share the same thoughts but as yet ive not gamed mine on the course....full report to follow.
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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2014, 01:47:02 PM »
How's the spin on them?

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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2014, 02:19:22 PM »
How's the spin on them?
You mean spin rate, if yes no figures as trakman equivalent was being upgraded with new software.


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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2014, 06:57:49 PM »

Unfortunately, the Grip Master wraps proved as sticky as ever and the deep cut in my thumb prevented any further action.
Been there, try a wrap or two of medical tape where your thumb splits.

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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2014, 09:57:12 PM »
can u  say with any degree of certianty that the 9/pw has  less off set than the aftours. or  miura blades. or  is it a bit noticeable. say like tourstage 905 esque ?
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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2014, 01:13:00 AM »
"A picture is worth a thousand words"

We'll 4 pictures anyway. PW is the next to multiple lines. 8,9 & PW.
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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2014, 01:18:46 AM »
can u  say with any degree of certianty that the 9/pw has  less off set than the aftours. or  miura blades. or  is it a bit noticeable. say like tourstage 905 esque ?

So who typed that for u??

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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2014, 01:20:54 AM »
can u  say with any degree of certianty that the 9/pw has  less off set than the aftours. or  miura blades. or  is it a bit noticeable. say like tourstage 905 esque ?

So who typed that for u??

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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2014, 01:29:57 AM »
Not to piss on another mans Rhubarb...

Ill post my Review at the weekend as Ive had some time to use these wickedly good Golf clubs
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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2014, 02:37:06 PM »
Is it possible that the unplated head in combination with a head wind combined to create the higher launch conditions?
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Re: Epon SUS316 review
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2014, 02:41:10 PM »
Is it possible that the unplated head in combination with a head wind combined to create the higher launch conditions?

I believe its down to tbe Head Design. ..lots of weight low down and maybe slightly higher lofts ....I know mine Fffflllyyyyy
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