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The Real McCoy?
« on: October 16, 2018, 06:48:21 AM »
Are these the original Shinagawa Grinds that Grindworks, Mirai and that fark head copied?

These seem to have a chiba like brushed finish and near zero offset.
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2018, 07:14:45 AM »
Ohhh baby, me likey. Those are gorgeous, especially with those blue ferrules. Are these yours Art?
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2018, 09:39:23 AM »
I saw this set on YAJ ...   beautiful set.
That blank is used by Shinagawa themselves,  Mirai Golf and Seven.  Grindworks MB is their original shape.
I think each brand has their own FP specs and finishes.   I do like this Arakenma finish. 
The advantage of a coarse finish like that is that bag chatter would not show at all.   :)   

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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2018, 09:43:16 AM »
I just noticed...  a 3 iron (21 deg)  in that set?     Oh boy!! good luck with that! 
my 4 iron is sitting on bench because I'm just not confident enough to hit it decently. 
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2018, 10:38:11 AM »
Ohhh baby, me likey. Those are gorgeous, especially with those blue ferrules. Are these yours Art?

Nope.  Stumbled upon it.  I still don;t think I'm blade level and definitely not putting in enough time and effort to get there.  Natural talent is also lacking. ;D

Thin sole, straight neck.. your ball striking will need to be really good for these i reckon.
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2018, 01:19:05 PM »
I think the well thought out sole grind with lots of leading edge relief on these provide a good amount of forgiveness from a sole interaction perspective.
I do feel these are more forgiving than say a Mizuno MP4 or Titleist MB.   
 
But most of all, it's fun to watch the facial expressions of people who look at it ( in particular golf club enthusiast types ) and just say "OMG!!"
One time a course pro looked at it and immediately instagrammed to his playing buddies!! 
They are a thing of beauty for sure!   
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2018, 03:43:47 PM »
So what do I type to do a search?
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2018, 04:13:53 PM »
DR: Modart MA01D+R / Diamana W
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Re: The Real McCoy?
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2018, 04:35:57 PM »
Look very very nice

Mind that said me and Stu like the new TM 760ís!!
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