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#17971 dciccoritti

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:36 PM

Playing golf on a SIM this evening. Never played on a SIM before. I feel like a little kid going to an amusement park for the first time. I'm so pathetic :-)

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#17972 nemoblack

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:42 PM

I've been playing with MP-32s for most of this past year. Frankly, I think they're really nice clubs to play. I came from a set of 90s era Ram Tour Grinds, and moving into the Mizunos was a seamless transition for me.

I find them to be a remarkably easy club to hit. Like many say about Mizunos, when you hit one on or near the center, the MP-32s have a super sweet feeling. I can't see them leaving my bag anytime soon. I don't swap equipment very often, fwiw.

I think they're pretty cool to look at, too. A slightly different twist on the MB theme, but still pretty timeless. They've aged well and still look good compared to "modern" MBs.

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#17973 sirvinim

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 03:58 PM

MP-32s are fantastic. I found them to be very forgiving for a blade and I donít think my current MP-4s are much better, if at all. I also had MP-52s between those two and didnít notice any more forgiveness in the cavity back versus the 32s or 4s.
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#17974 Kgglonghorn

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 09:43 PM

I LOVE BLADES.  I love the chrome.  I love the thin top line.  I love the dead sound. They are all I have ever played and the only clubs I will ever play.  Nothing like standing over one and nothing like hitting one.  If they quit making blades, I would probably quit playing golf.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 10:18 PM

Talking of the Mizuno cut muscle, I've generally assumed it was based on the idea behind the Wilson Bullet Backs. However, were Wilson the first do do that little scoop on the heel? I know Macgregor did it later with a Clay Long design (VIPS, I think, with a little scoop), and my Honma PP737s have it, but both those clubs came out in the Eighties, whereas the Bullet Backs were...1969?? Was there a similar scoop or cut muscle design predating the Wilsons?

edit: Just found this post from just last year from NRJyzr, so at least I'm in good company, even if my memory is apparently shocking because I don't remember that conversation at all.
http://www.golfwrx.c...0#entry15110134

Edited by No Catchy Nickname, 07 November 2018 - 10:21 PM.

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Driving Iron: Tourstage Airmuscle with DGS200 (for occasional use only)
Irons (4i-PW): Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* S and 54* S-grind
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#17976 NRJyzr

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 10:27 PM

It's not just you, Catchy.   I've found myself typing posts, then just before hitting post button, realizing I've already posted the same thing, in the same thread, at some earlier point.

Aging can be annoying.  LOL

Edited by NRJyzr, 07 November 2018 - 10:27 PM.

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2-PW, Golden Ram Tour Grind, Dynamic S
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Posted 07 November 2018 - 11:10 PM

Just bought a set of Muirfield MacGregors that are in great shape.  Canít wait to see how they perform compared to my BBs

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 11:54 PM

View PostNRJyzr, on 07 November 2018 - 10:27 PM, said:

It's not just you, Catchy.   I've found myself typing posts, then just before hitting post button, realizing I've already posted the same thing, in the same thread, at some earlier point.

Aging can be annoying.  LOL

And a long-running conversation is probably bound to come back to an old topic at some point.

Anyway, although I didn't remember your exact post last year about Mizuno's cut muscle and the Bullet Backs, may be it lodged somewhere in my brain and led me to typing out that post about them earlier today.
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:21 AM

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:04 AM

I have decided I’m going to play gross stroke tournaments next yr (regional senior/super senior). Which means rethinking bag (performance > aesthetics). Which means freeing funds. Which means I am about to (regretfully) put Apex raw on bst.

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#17981 NRJyzr

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 12:27 PM

I'm backtracking a bit, but wanted to toss in a comment about the cut muscle clubs.  Aside from the conversation Catchy and I had some 18 to 20 months ago, that is.  LOL

For those thinking about the forgiveness angle, we can look at the measured MOI of several Mizuno clubheads.  As it happens, the MP32, the initial cut muscle blade, has a marginally higher MOI than the MP33 (numbers are clouded by the MP32 using a heavier 6i clubhead), and also failrkky similar to the MP14 and MP11.  Interestingly, the 11 with its fairly plain, straight muscle, has a higher MOI than the 32.

Point of all that, the cut muscle heads aren't appreciably different in terms of forgiveness as compared to more basic musclebacks.  Such as the numbers say, anyway

Edited by NRJyzr, 08 November 2018 - 12:28 PM.

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3w:  Cobra King LTD, Motore F1 85 X, 42.5"
1 iron:  Maxfli Revolution, DGS400
2-PW, Golden Ram Tour Grind, Dynamic S
SW:  Acer XB 58*, DGS300 tipped
Putter:  Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv1, 34.5", PP58 midsize grip
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:04 PM

View PostNRJyzr, on 08 November 2018 - 12:27 PM, said:

I'm backtracking a bit, but wanted to toss in a comment about the cut muscle clubs.  Aside from the conversation Catchy and I had some 18 to 20 months ago, that is.  LOL

For those thinking about the forgiveness angle, we can look at the measured MOI of several Mizuno clubheads.  As it happens, the MP32, the initial cut muscle blade, has a marginally higher MOI than the MP33 (numbers are clouded by the MP32 using a heavier 6i clubhead), and also failrkky similar to the MP14 and MP11.  Interestingly, the 11 with its fairly plain, straight muscle, has a higher MOI than the 32.

Point of all that, the cut muscle heads aren't appreciably different in terms of forgiveness as compared to more basic musclebacks.  Such as the numbers say, anyway

I'd agree with all of that.

To me, the cut muscle design is almost purely an aesthetic twist on the MB theme, but really offers no playability difference. (How could it, really?) I do like the looks as they are a bit unique. I also like the last of that line - the MP-5s. Traditional style like the current MB-18s and all the various predecessors are super pretty, too, of course.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:53 PM

Out of interest, have any of my learned friends ever swapped out their irons for winter golf? I'm thinking that getting another set of VR Pros in the condition I have is going to be impossible so want to keep the wear off them, and I will be spending most of the winter at the driving range so could do moving to graphite to keep my elbow in one piece.

I've got an old set of Yonex Rekin Super 10 Tours we bought in 2002, and they are super soft forgings with graphite shafts sitting in my locker doing nothing - worth bringing out of retirement?
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 06:58 PM

Iím facing the same issue played 716 mbs all year and played em well but I live in Michigan and try to golf as long as itís possible all winter but blades face challenges in the cold.  Anybody recommend a good winter set.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 07:40 PM

I recommend blades in the summer.  I recommend blades in the winter.  I recommend blades when people ask me what to do, what to eat, what to buy, blah blah blah.

In all seriousness though, I bought an extra 7 and extra W that perfectly match my set for range work.  I know I don't have the extreme weather conditions some of you have, but I am a self taught 3 handicap and I attribute it to the painful feedback in my early days when the blades did the correcting.  Hitting blades in cold weather will make you find the center very quickly.  Also, if you want to preserve the elbow, try not to hit off too many mats.


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 07:59 PM

Don't have much choice but to hit off mats in the winter in the UK, but to be fair the blades don't hurt too much, it's the C Taper in my 2 iron that kills it, and is getting swapped for an S400 soon.

It's more keeping the VR Pros good that's the motivation :)
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The Putter: Scotty Cameron California Del Mar - 34"
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#17987 Kgglonghorn

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 08:06 PM

have you looked for a used set of the VR Pro's?  BTW, great clubs.  I used to game them!

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 09:22 PM

View Postbodhi555, on 08 November 2018 - 06:53 PM, said:

Out of interest, have any of my learned friends ever swapped out their irons for winter golf? I'm thinking that getting another set of VR Pros in the condition I have is going to be impossible so want to keep the wear off them, and I will be spending most of the winter at the driving range so could do moving to graphite to keep my elbow in one piece.

I've got an old set of Yonex Rekin Super 10 Tours we bought in 2002, and they are super soft forgings with graphite shafts sitting in my locker doing nothing - worth bringing out of retirement?

Winter golf here means very little grass on the fairways or in the rough (the grass goes dormant). Lots of tight, muddy lies. I'm not sure what will work best in these conditions. I did get a set of Tourstage CBs (2005 edition) to try, thinking that the wider sole might help, but I haven't used them yet. I also like to put a 9w in the bag, because hitting a long iron off wet fairways with the ball sitting tight on what is mostly soil/mud rather than grass is a recipe for disaster.

That said, we're not in winter yet here. I've got a round coming up in a couple of days, and I'm taking the OG Nike blades :)

The other thing I want to try using in winter is irons with graphite shafts. Lighter and slightly softer shafts should be a bit easier to swing in the cold, or so goes my thinking. So if you do try those Yonexes, let us know how you get on with them.
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Driving Iron: Tourstage Airmuscle with DGS200 (for occasional use only)
Irons (4i-PW): Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* S and 54* S-grind
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:36 PM

Winter golf.....  for me, those two words are largely mutually exclusive.  Our temps are already below freezing.  Snow has fallen today that may not last yet, due to ground warmth, but it's only a matter of time.  I can dream of golf, I can think about golf.  I can perhaps go to a golf dome, or perhaps play virtual golf on a simulator.  

Or, I have to travel to the warmer climes of the southern portion of the continent.

Last note:  this has been an unseasonably cool/cold fall.  Most of the last 6-7 weeks, our temps have been below normal.  In some cases, significantly so.  Normally, I can get a round of golf in for Veteran's Day / Armistice Day, which I have off from work each year.  Not last year, and not this year.  

Ugh.
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2-PW, Golden Ram Tour Grind, Dynamic S
SW:  Acer XB 58*, DGS300 tipped
Putter:  Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv1, 34.5", PP58 midsize grip
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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:32 PM

Love my winter golf!, Living here in the tropics summer golf has to be done nice and early to avoid the humidity, I feel for you guys who get the snow though, that would drive me mad!

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:41 AM

I've got a game coming up too. I don't know where yet, but will hit the links on Monday... Excited to finally get the TN87 out on the course. My last range session I started out striping everything and got a little too jacked - started overpowering the 120s - got them going a little left to left. I took a step back and just worked on making the slowest swing possible with the 4-iron and it was flying nice too. I can' go more than 90% with them or everything starts to get haywire.

It's not nearly winter here - should still hit 20 degrees, but then it starts to fall off. Might be my last chance to golf this year, so I am just going to (try to) be thankful every minute.

House is almost totally finished now. The wood deck should be up when I get there tomorrow. The yard, I imagine, is coming together. I think we are actually going with Bermuda grass (tifton)... I'll also have 2' by 2' meter cement station to put a mat down. Hopefully have all my amusements ready by spring. Not in too too much of a hurry on all that.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:30 AM

View Postcraz-e, on 08 November 2018 - 11:32 PM, said:

Love my winter golf!, Living here in the tropics summer golf has to be done nice and early to avoid the humidity, I feel for you guys who get the snow though, that would drive me mad!

Winter Golf here is ideal, not too hot but warm enough to be playing in shorts on occasion. We have the same problem with summer golf though, midday humidity is a killer! Especially on tight coastal courses, the heat just seems to get trapped in the fairways... so I play for the trees instead, at least that's what I tell myself.
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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:56 AM

View PostChristen_The_Sloop, on 09 November 2018 - 01:41 AM, said:

I've got a game coming up too. I don't know where yet, but will hit the links on Monday... Excited to finally get the TN87 out on the course. My last range session I started out striping everything and got a little too jacked - started overpowering the 120s - got them going a little left to left. I took a step back and just worked on making the slowest swing possible with the 4-iron and it was flying nice too. I can' go more than 90% with them or everything starts to get haywire.

It's not nearly winter here - should still hit 20 degrees, but then it starts to fall off. Might be my last chance to golf this year, so I am just going to (try to) be thankful every minute.

House is almost totally finished now. The wood deck should be up when I get there tomorrow. The yard, I imagine, is coming together. I think we are actually going with Bermuda grass (tifton)... I'll also have 2' by 2' meter cement station to put a mat down. Hopefully have all my amusements ready by spring. Not in too too much of a hurry on all that.

Let us know about the Nikes, eh?

Heh, I'm going on Monday, too.

I want to see pictures of your garden when it's finished. I am well impressed, and of course pretty envious, that you are getting it done by a bloke who works on Kyoto temple gardens. I'm picturing little, perfectly manicured pine trees, a Zen rock garden, and miniature waterfall that perfectly replicates some waterfall that famously features in a 2000-year-old poem by one of the emperor's favourite concubines.
OK, may be I'm getting my expectations up a wee bit too much, but I know your garden is going to knock the socks off ours. Partly because we've based our gardening approach on the free-market economics theory of laissez-faire. The weeds are thriving in our economygarden.
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Driving Iron: Tourstage Airmuscle with DGS200 (for occasional use only)
Irons (4i-PW): Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* S and 54* S-grind
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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:58 AM

View PostJonesy, on 09 November 2018 - 04:30 AM, said:

Winter Golf here is ideal, not too hot but warm enough to be playing in shorts on occasion. We have the same problem with summer golf though, midday humidity is a killer! Especially on tight coastal courses, the heat just seems to get trapped in the fairways... so I play for the trees instead, at least that's what I tell myself.

I have a similar approach, except I play for the water to cool off. Oddly, this habit becomes hard to shake off even as the temperatures plummet.
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Posted 09 November 2018 - 04:59 AM

View PostNRJyzr, on 08 November 2018 - 10:36 PM, said:

Winter golf.....  for me, those two words are largely mutually exclusive.  Our temps are already below freezing.  Snow has fallen today that may not last yet, due to ground warmth, but it's only a matter of time.  I can dream of golf, I can think about golf.  I can perhaps go to a golf dome, or perhaps play virtual golf on a simulator.  

Or, I have to travel to the warmer climes of the southern portion of the continent.

Last note:  this has been an unseasonably cool/cold fall.  Most of the last 6-7 weeks, our temps have been below normal.  In some cases, significantly so.  Normally, I can get a round of golf in for Veteran's Day / Armistice Day, which I have off from work each year.  Not last year, and not this year.  

Ugh.

We've had a lovely autumn here. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to take advantage of it because we've been busy moving house. Not sure which is worse, not being able to play because the weather is awful, or having great weather but not being able to take advantage of it.

Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade R9 stock Fujikura Motore X flex
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Driving Iron: Tourstage Airmuscle with DGS200 (for occasional use only)
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Wedges: Callaway MD2 50* S and 54* S-grind
              Titlesit Vokey 260 60*                  
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Posted 10 November 2018 - 10:32 AM

After being away with work all week (in Barcelona, which is lovely) I have made a little bit of progress with the Yonex experiment - I've been to pick them up out the locker and put them in my "winter bag". First thing I noticed is why I never got round to selling them, they really are a beautiful set of irons - see below installed in the bag :)

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I haven't swung them in 10 years or so so it's been fun getting re-acquainted. The grips could use replacing which I will sort next month, but otherwise they are in pretty decent condition for 15 year old irons, with just some bag rub on the shafts and the odd nick where either me or me dad hit a rock when we were escaping from trouble. Again, considering the age the shafts seem particularly impressive - in my experience graphite normally plays softer than steel, but from what I can tell so far these seem stiffer than the S400's in my blades - it really is a shame Yonex never offered their shafts aftermarket, they would probably clean up.

Other thing I noticed is, despite them having a (very small) cavity, the heads are exactly the same size as what I am used to:

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Left is the Yonex, Middle is VR Pro, Right is the OG. It appears the largest irons I own are a set of Nike VR Pros. I am strangely smug about this :)

Going to the range tomorrow to compare all 3, I will report back :)
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The Blades: Nike VR Pro 4i - PW - DG S400 TI Shaft
The Rusties: Nike Engage 50, 54 Square Sole, 58 Toe Sweep
The Putter: Scotty Cameron California Del Mar - 34"
Balls: Nike RZN Tour Black/Platinum, Bridgestone Tour B XS, Titleist AVX
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Fairway Woods: Nike Vapor Fly 5W - Diamana Blueboard 70S+
Putters: Yonex Super A.D.X Tour Forged / Scotty Cameron Newport Oil Can / Hogan Radial P51

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:11 AM

What an interesting set. Went from a GI in the back to one of the thinnest toplines I have ever seen in a CB.
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Posted 11 November 2018 - 12:03 PM

Bodhi... OG means?
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Posted 11 November 2018 - 01:08 PM

View Postwmblake2000, on 11 November 2018 - 12:03 PM, said:

Bodhi... OG means?

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 08:31 PM

I went from Adams A12 pro to Taylormade P790 but decided I didn't need a distance iron and wanted to challenge myself with blades as I've always loved the classic look and feel. Came down to the Mizuno MP-18 and the Callaway Apex MB and I kept going back and forth until finally settling on the Apex with PX 6.5 shafts. Couldn't be happier and IMO they are downright gorgeous, reminiscent of some older Mizunos.


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