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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #60 on: February 07, 2017, 07:03:35 PM »
Sorry for the delay, but I've been swamped at work the past few weeks.

Here are my thoughts on the irons I played last year:

PRGR iD Nabla Black CB (2014):  Endo forged, I believe, has some gel insert.  Played this set with Tour AD 75 graphite, which probably negated the feel of the gel.  Not a bad set of sticks, just not a keeper for me.

TourStage X-Blade 701 CB:  Endo forged classics.  I bought heads only and put in a new set of Quadra 4AX SOF 100i graphites myself.  Definitely a keeper because of the DIY aspect (1st set of irons I ever built), but regardless it’s one of most playable sets.  High trajectory.  Love these!

Epon AF-301:  Not much to say here.  Classic.  Mine has NS Pro 750GH’s.  I prefer heavier shafts (in the 95-105g range) in my irons.

Miura Giken CB-2006:  Not sexy, but a solid CB nonetheless.  Mine has Project X’s.  Will combo these with Miuraism SB-01’s later this year.

Vega 50th Anniversary CB (Golds modified):  small, compact CB that plays easier than it looks.  The Golds mods make the heads light.  Mine has KBS Tours.  A keeper due its rarity.

Honma TW-717V CB:  a pleasant surprise indeed.  Soft Sakata forging.  Chose NS Pro 1050GH over Modus3, and glad I did.  Very playable.  High trajectory.  Definitely a keeper.

Shinagawa CB:  a rare find.  Has the channel cut in the soles, I guess for better turf interaction.  I can’t tell any difference.  DG shafts.  Soft feel.  Willing to let these go.

Masda V-720 CB:  didn’t really expect much, especially seeing the GI-type of offsets.   A living example of the phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover”!  These really perform, especially the long irons!  DG shafts.  Definitely a keeper.

Yonex Nextage NanoV Tour CB:  I really wanted to like these because my first set of “real” irons were Yonex ADX back in the day.  Maybe the lofts were altered but they were short for me.  Perhaps the lofts need to be checked & adjusted.  DG shafts.

Fourteen TC-770 (2009 Japan release):  Nice and compact like the Vega’s.  Have Roddio I-8’s in these and anything with Roddio iron shafts I’m keeping as a general rule.  Don’t care if these were forged in China.  Keeping these!

OnOff Forged (2011):  most of you played these before.  Have Roddio I-10’s in these and like them better than I-8’s.  So easy to hit.  Keeping these for those days when my swing is lazy and I don’t want to work hard to produce a nice result.

Yamaha Inpres X V-Forged Non-Tour CB (2012):  wish I had the Tourmodel version but I liked the looks of these better.  Have Attas 7’s in these and while not as smooth as Roddio’s, they are decent shafts.  I would hang onto these if I wasn’t keeping so many others!

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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #61 on: February 10, 2017, 09:50:07 PM »
Thanks for taking time to post your thoughts Hack.  Appreciate it.
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #62 on: February 11, 2017, 12:06:33 AM »
Good stuff! Love this guy
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #63 on: February 11, 2017, 08:49:19 PM »
The tc770 was a head I really enjoyed.  I had aerotech i95s in those a set of the second run.  Was a nice forged CB that was a little crisper than the 302.  Mid sized head.  I thought at least one of the runs was endo...??
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #64 on: February 12, 2017, 04:58:42 PM »
Great line up hacker. Any room for a trade with my TS/Fubuki combo?
Driver: OnOff Type-S 9° + House of Forged Platinum, 45".
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #65 on: February 13, 2017, 11:31:48 AM »
Great line up hacker. Any room for a trade with my TS/Fubuki combo?

Sent you a PM Ian.

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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #66 on: February 13, 2017, 06:16:40 PM »
How's the offset on the masda?   Is the cavity really deep.?
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #67 on: February 14, 2017, 07:35:32 PM »
How's the offset on the masda?   Is the cavity really deep.?

Here are pics of the 6-iron.  BTW, not easy taking good pics alone!


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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #68 on: February 14, 2017, 07:38:39 PM »
And some comps. All 6-irons.
Left to right:
TourStage 701
Honma TW717V
OnOff 2011
Masda

Masda offset looks close to OnOff in photos but in real life, Masda offset is more noticeable (to me at least).


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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #69 on: February 14, 2017, 09:53:33 PM »
Thanks for this.  Masda is on the extreme right?
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #70 on: February 15, 2017, 02:13:32 AM »
Thanks for this.  Masda is on the extreme right?

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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #71 on: February 15, 2017, 03:55:32 AM »
Thanks.
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #72 on: February 15, 2017, 09:53:24 PM »
I'm starting to think that chrome hides offset. The Onoff looks more offset to me when I strictly look at the leading edge relative to the hosel.  Yet, the Masda does have a fairly offset appearance.  Some of it, I think, is the hosel pocket grinding.

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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #73 on: March 25, 2017, 11:49:28 AM »
Took the T.388 and Yam RMX Tourmodel for a spin this morning. Man these are still good!

T.388 was an absolute FW finder for me today. Low piercing trajectory esp. with the 'ahina in it. Sometimes I need a smaller head driver I can tee a little low but flies farther than a 3W. The T.388 is the answer.
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Re: 95124hacker's Bag of the Month
« Reply #74 on: July 08, 2018, 04:17:05 PM »
What are your thoughts on the Hashiri shaft in the 358?