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GolfWRX “The Shop”: Wilson FG Tour V6 Raw irons, and how to make clubs rust quicker

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In the first episode of our new series called “The Shop,” equipment expert Brian Knudson explains the technology in the Wilson FG Tour V6 irons and how the new Raw versions are different. Also, Knudson shows you how to make raw golf clubs rust quicker using a simple solution. Enjoy the video below!

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  1. Dave

    Aug 20, 2018 at 11:14 am

    i just sold my v6 irons….loved look and feel. as a high ball hitter they simply spun too much for my needs. Although i just played erin hills with them after some rain the extra spin not necessary. also i delofted to a more aggresive loft and still too spinny for me. basically 7000 spin with 7-iron. most newer irons are 5500-6300. i just played wilson forged c300 and the spin on those were a tad low side 5200 so i had a ton of fliers. sucks cause i loved both irons….

    • shawn

      Aug 21, 2018 at 12:01 pm

      Your ‘love’ of your iron club is admirable… so romantic… so sick…

  2. Tom

    Aug 19, 2018 at 2:47 am

    If you hit a “cut” with a rusty iron, will you need to get a tetanus shot?

  3. Talexyn

    Aug 18, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    Is there anyway to prevent rust on raw clubs?

    • Realist

      Aug 18, 2018 at 8:00 pm

      Don’t buy raw clubs….done

    • shane

      Aug 19, 2018 at 3:19 pm

      WD-40…. before and after the round… plus a bbq wire brush.. 😀

  4. Brad

    Aug 18, 2018 at 7:58 am

    It really isn’t a very good idea to apply any type of mixture containing salt or sodium chloride to steel. The combination of moisture, oxygen, and salt eats away and corrodes steel much faster than most people would want. Depends on how long you want to keep those irons I suppose…

  5. Fang

    Aug 18, 2018 at 12:38 am

    Transcript?

    • Fang Jr.

      Aug 21, 2018 at 12:04 pm

      Rusty clubs look like they are smeared in sh!!!!t… bleech

  6. Wiger Toods

    Aug 17, 2018 at 8:27 pm

    If you want rust, wrap in a wet paper towel.

    For me, I hate oxidation. It looks like an uncared-for club to me, but I’m weird.

  7. ogo

    Aug 17, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    Do Wilson engineers compensate groove dimension to take into account the changes from rust buildup and shedding? The USGA and R&A will investigate any violations, infringements, contraventions and felonies to the Rules of Golf !!!

  8. Jeff

    Aug 17, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    Just use Vinegar

    • ogo

      Aug 17, 2018 at 6:50 pm

      … unpasteurized apple cider vinegar works best …. balsamic vinegarette is also good… 😉

  9. rex235

    Aug 17, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    OK..

    LH V6 irons available-“choose the custom option”- but no LH FG Tour 100 Forged irons?

    None?

    Who at Wilson decided to skip making a LH version of the “Centennial Model” forged iron?

    And

  10. Mike

    Aug 17, 2018 at 11:51 am

    Checked them out on their site. They are great looking irons and I dig the raw option. Whats kinda crazy is that they are $99 more. Seems like removing the chrome plating process should reduce the cost to build, so I assume the up-charge is for the cool factor?

    • shane

      Aug 19, 2018 at 3:21 pm

      … you have to pay for “”performance””… even though it may only be in your imagination…

  11. JP

    Aug 17, 2018 at 11:43 am

    Where can I find the recipe for the solution to let them rust quicker. Not to be found on site of wedge wizard

    • Tom

      Aug 17, 2018 at 11:48 am

      The recipe is in the caption at 1:31 of the video.

    • Jim McPherson

      Aug 17, 2018 at 2:26 pm

      Put some hydrochloric acid into a plastic bottle
      Dissolve a little copper in the hydrochloric acid
      Dilute the copper and acid solution with a bit of water
      Clean your Iron heads thoroughly
      Apply the acid solution
      Allow the metal to rust
      Done!

      • ogo

        Aug 17, 2018 at 6:53 pm

        … soaking them in morning fresh ur!ne also works albeit a tad slower than the high PH acid formulation you recommend…. 😎

        • ogo

          Aug 17, 2018 at 6:54 pm

          ooopa… that should read “low pH”… my bad… 😮

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