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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #45 on: February 07, 2017, 01:26:48 PM »
I've played Grafaloys, UST Mamiya Recoil F4, both OK but not to my liking .....but really looking forward to playing the Waccine GR-77 (85 gms) shafts either on my 303 heads or T-MBs.
If these don't work for me then I will revert back to steel for a while, probably the Modus 105.
Have you played the Waccine GR-77? If that is the case, what are your thoughts? Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #46 on: February 09, 2017, 12:12:40 AM »
Has anyone played the MCI Black please? Do they play to flex, stiffer or softer? Thanks.

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #47 on: February 09, 2017, 05:28:45 PM »
I have the MCI Blacks in my R1 CBs and love them!   I think they play right at flex.   

The lighter weight on the long irons definitely help with launching the ball higher.   
I used to always want a 4 iron replacement driving iron for the added launch ... but with these shafts, my 4 iron from the set launches just high.

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #48 on: November 06, 2017, 10:26:36 PM »
Great write up, did anyone try the new Mitsubishi Thump Iron shaft?

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #49 on: November 07, 2017, 01:38:46 AM »
Hopefully I'll get to try the Accra Tour with Ti-mesh in the tip section. I doubt my fitter will have the Thump though.
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #50 on: November 09, 2017, 06:46:50 PM »
It's been a while since I played MCI, from memory they seemed slightly soft to my perception of a stock stiff 100 g premium carbon shaft but I could be fuzzy...

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #51 on: September 26, 2020, 10:00:14 AM »
Have some IIRC thoughts on the FEX shafts.  Have no experience with the newer gen fex shafts.
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #52 on: September 27, 2020, 10:50:46 PM »
Will be adding thoughts on Diamond Speeder soon.
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #53 on: September 28, 2020, 08:47:13 PM »
Hate to even think about all the time and money spent on carbon iron and wedge shafts over the years just to end up back in Nippon steel and enjoying my best iron play in recent memory. Luckily resale value is good. 😂

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #54 on: September 28, 2020, 10:03:15 PM »
Hate to even think about all the time and money spent on carbon iron and wedge shafts over the years just to end up back in Nippon steel and enjoying my best iron play in recent memory. Luckily resale value is good. 😂

Yeah, I know a few who feel this way and many more who won't ever go back to steel. 

Somehow NS Pro, however nice feeling, has never worked for my swing.  I tried to like the Modus 105 as well but I'm just so much more comfortable with graphite shafts.
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #55 on: September 28, 2020, 10:22:34 PM »
Idk I have had varying levels of success with graphite irons shafts but inevitably move on. I really really really want graphite in all my clubs but the Modus 125 is just money for me.

The 105 is supposed to be a lighter version of same profile but I have absolutely hated it every time Iíve tried it. Doesnít make sense but canít argue with the results. Something about the 125 just fits my swing.

I also love the steel crazy branded KBS hybrid shaft in my RomaRo iBrid. That club has been money for me since receiving it.

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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #56 on: December 26, 2020, 04:25:47 PM »
Tried my share of graphite iron shafts, YMMV...

Smoothest: Roddio (hands down)
Best flighted: Steelfiber i95

Plays way too stiff for my old guy swing: Crazy CBI-02 Evolution, Fubuki AX i425

Good but not great: Quadra 100i, Tour AD 75, Recoil, OTi, MMT, MCI, Honma Vizard
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #57 on: December 26, 2020, 09:28:54 PM »
Have added some thoughts on the Fuji Diamond Speeder. Will add thoughts in the Roddio Stella in due course.
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #58 on: December 26, 2020, 09:30:40 PM »
Tried my share of graphite iron shafts, YMMV...

Smoothest: Roddio (hands down)
Best flighted: Steelfiber i95

Plays way too stiff for my old guy swing: Crazy CBI-02 Evolution, Fubuki AX i425

Good but not great: Quadra 100i, Tour AD 75, Recoil, OTi, MMT, MCI, Honma Vizard

Good to see you back dude.  If you find the Roddio i series smooth, try the stella.  Smooth on another level.

Agree on the CBI02.. very very different to the CBI80 and yes, that plays very stiff to flex imo as well.
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Re: Graphite Iron Shafts : My Comparative Experience
« Reply #59 on: December 27, 2020, 05:18:48 AM »
Tried my share of graphite iron shafts, YMMV...

Smoothest: Roddio (hands down)
Best flighted: Steelfiber i95

Plays way too stiff for my old guy swing: Crazy CBI-02 Evolution, Fubuki AX i425

Good but not great: Quadra 100i, Tour AD 75, Recoil, OTi, MMT, MCI, Honma Vizard

The first 4 shafts you mentioned are really good. The Fubuki were suprisingly good. I didn't feel that the Crazy 02 were overly stiff, but it goes to show how different we all are when it comes to feel.
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