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premazipp

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Hello from Sacto
« on: June 13, 2016, 07:46:42 PM »
Hey all,
Happy to have found this site. I regularly drool over the JDM stuff. I LOVE blades!!! Here's what I currently have:
Adams MB2
Wishon 550M
'93 Ben Hogan Apex
'68 Ben Hogan Bounce Sole Plus 1

I broke 80 last summer for the first time, was able to do it a few times. My swing is so bad that I decided to change for a better long term game. It's been a long process, but I'm committed. Scores got up into the high 90's for a bit but have brought it back to the mid 80's, close to getting back into the 70's.
I started looking at JDM gear when I saw a picture of some Gauge Design MB irons, milling and all. If you have some you want to sell me let me know. I have NOT made a JDM purchase yet, yet... but I'm close.

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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2016, 07:50:32 PM »
wow the 68 Bounce soles
I am a big fan of the old Hogans

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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2016, 08:28:10 PM »
Keep plugging prema, it's a never ending cycle.  I started golf late in life as well, can identify.  On the other side of some changes myself and it was all worth it.  That said, at your level I really can't stress enough that blades are no good for you.  I used to be a 7 hcp, then a 15...now sorta playing down in that 7 range but carrying a 10 (trend is not good for my tournament prospects)...I have dabbled with quite a few sets of blades and forged players cb's and while the good rounds are still good with those clubs, the poor ball striking rounds are punished.  Since I put the 703s in the bag I break 80 more than 50% of the time and for me that's good golf and more importantly fun golf!
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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2016, 09:27:28 PM »
Welcome.

If you're referring to the GD MB1, that's the best from them IMO.  Soft and very forgiving for a blade.
Drivers : Crazy435Angel5-GTD455Crazy9-ItoboriXanadu-ProceedIXBurningAngel
UTs : Itobori-ModartMA01H-ProceedTi-PXG0317
Irons : GrindStudioProto-RoddioMeisterM-ModartCBC-PXG0311T
Wedges : GrindStudio-Orion-PXG
Putters : ArGolf-Benock-BPutters-Machine-Masda-Nead-PXG-Slighter-TPMills-Xenon
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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2016, 09:51:39 PM »
Welcome!  Don't listen to Harry's hogwash. ;D  If you love blades, keep playing them. They're the ultimate game improvement club in my book.  An old 2i can substitute for a lot of money spent on lessons.  Can't bring myself to play a CB - the trailing edge of a long iron is a sight I've long hated.

Anyway, I've got a bunch.  Always feel free to reach out with thoughts/questions.

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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2016, 12:36:14 AM »
Thanks for the nice welcome and the words of encouragement. Regarding blades, I actually started with "forgiving" clubs. The first set of clubs I paid full retail for were Mizuno MX300. Felt good, nice results, couldn't stand looking down at them. The ONLY cavity back I've ever been able to look down at is the original Adams Idea Pro. In the end I could really care less about my score. The feeling when I flush one is worth all the ones I don't. I HAVE to like looking down at what I've got. It gives me confidence. I appreciate your advice though. Thank you.

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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2016, 01:02:52 AM »
Welcome along...

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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2016, 01:38:52 AM »
Hi.
I agree, play what you like to look at. Balls to the score!
Driver: jBEAM Glorious 10.5* + Motore VT 7.0x, 45.5", MCC Plus 4.
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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2016, 09:38:21 AM »
Welcome! I'm in the camp that says play what you like to look at!
TI Taylormade 16 M2 w/ TI Rogue 125 60TS
Ping G400 3 Wood w/UST Chrome
RomaRo Type R 18* w/Nunchuk .370
Srixon U45 22* Driving Iron w/ Aero i95
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Forged Vokey 52F/56K Modus 125 Wedge
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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2016, 06:03:35 PM »
Played Brookside Country Club in Stockton today, first time at that course. Fun track. My bag for today was:
Wishon 919 driver
Ping Anser 20 hybrid
'93 Hogan Apex 4-9 irons
Scratch 8620 58*
Never Compromise Milled #4 putter

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Re: Hello from Sacto
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2016, 12:19:07 PM »
Welcome.
Driver: jBEAM Glorious 10.5* + Motore VT 7.0x, 45.5", MCC Plus 4.
HY: Fourteen UT716 1i/3i/5i + Thump h90x, 39"-42", MCC Plus 4.
Irons: OnOff Forged 6i - gw + Accra Tour Ti Mesh, Superstroke.
Wedges: Miura WMF-06 53*/58* + BG