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#331 toddba11

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Posted 29 July 2017 - 04:30 AM

Handmade 1B - snow spec face - hand stamped

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 12:48 PM

Got his from David a while back.  This is the newest version of the Ming, just a touch wider and has a rocker sole like the DH89 and 009.  Feels very solid and confident look.

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 04:49 PM

Anyone know anything about this putter?

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Posted 02 August 2017 - 11:30 PM

Yes, I sold it on eBay last month. I purchased it from a guy who's son gamed it since new. It his initials and age.


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Posted 03 August 2017 - 07:10 PM

Ah, gotcha. That's one mystery solved. Thanks.


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Posted 13 August 2017 - 11:10 PM

Just arrived from Tuscaloosa to Sydney. David Mills handmade Prototype in Carbon with welded flow neck in a beautiful 'mud' finish at 350g. As usual, my lousy photos do not do my putters justice. :-)

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#337 Rob McHugh

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Posted 13 August 2017 - 11:12 PM

 oneaugusta, on 31 July 2017 - 12:48 PM, said:

Got his from David a while back.  This is the newest version of the Ming, just a touch wider and has a rocker sole like the DH89 and 009.  Feels very solid and confident look.

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Piece of art right there Larry - congratulations my friend!! :-)

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Posted 14 August 2017 - 07:37 AM

 Rob McHugh, on 13 August 2017 - 11:12 PM, said:

 oneaugusta, on 31 July 2017 - 12:48 PM, said:

Got his from David a while back.  This is the newest version of the Ming, just a touch wider and has a rocker sole like the DH89 and 009.  Feels very solid and confident look.

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Piece of art right there Larry - congratulations my friend!! :-)

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Thanks Rob.  I love your Mud finish Ming too, didn't realize that finish was still available, DARN!
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Posted 15 August 2017 - 10:57 PM

 oneaugusta, on 31 July 2017 - 12:48 PM, said:

Got his from David a while back.  This is the newest version of the Ming, just a touch wider and has a rocker sole like the DH89 and 009.  Feels very solid and confident look.

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That putter is beautiful. What finish is that?

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Posted 19 August 2017 - 12:53 AM

I bought a bag of clubs two nights ago ping Eye 2 irons and this putter
was covered in thick Black Paint..........
Sanded down the Face and saw T P Mills....so kept sanding and did the Paint Fill.
Think it is 1984, 35 inch, 478 grams.

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Posted 20 August 2017 - 01:21 PM

Here is my copper baby!
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Posted 20 September 2017 - 12:23 PM

So I still would love to know what happened with the Mills/Odyssey deal that was quietly announced at The PGA Merchandise Show earlier this year.  Did it never get formalized?

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 07:49 AM

 oneaugusta, on 31 July 2017 - 12:48 PM, said:

Got his from David a while back.  This is the newest version of the Ming, just a touch wider and has a rocker sole like the DH89 and 009.  Feels very solid and confident look.

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thats amazing... if you ever sell let me know!! just starting to build a collection of Mings..

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 07:52 AM

Two I recently picked up... Just love the head shape...if anyone is ever selling a Ming please PM me.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 03:39 PM

 foozledbaffy, on 20 September 2017 - 12:23 PM, said:

So I still would love to know what happened with the Mills/Odyssey deal that was quietly announced at The PGA Merchandise Show earlier this year.  Did it never get formalized?

Would love to hear some more information on this as well. I saw the picture of the headcovers but that was the last update as far as I'm aware

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 08:18 PM

The pics on here finally got to me. Placed an order for a Skinny Nellie today!
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Posted 29 September 2017 - 10:29 PM

 sm_watts, on 29 September 2017 - 08:18 PM, said:

The pics on here finally got to me. Placed an order for a Skinny Nellie today!

You will love it. I posted these on another thread but my square-toed Nellie came in last week and it is amazing. This is the thread that convinced me to do it and I could not be happier.







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Posted 30 September 2017 - 08:11 AM

Posted these in another thread as well.

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 09:02 AM

What is turnaround time for a custom?
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Posted 30 September 2017 - 09:08 AM

 EVandy, on 30 September 2017 - 09:02 AM, said:

What is turnaround time for a custom?

I'm sure it varies but for mine, it was right around 2.5 months.

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 09:00 PM

They haven't told me, but they did say mine would take a little longer because they have to send it to California for the PVD finish.
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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:11 PM

Why can I only "like" each of these posts only once? :nyam:
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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:16 PM

I'm sure Craig, their sales guy, thinks I'm a nut-job.  I spent the last few days going through all 12 pages of this thread over and over taking screen shots of everything I liked.  Then my order was basically:
-Face milling: whatever you did in this picture...
-Finish: whatever you did in this picture...
-Face stamping: whatever you did in this picture...
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Posted 01 October 2017 - 12:52 AM

 sm_watts, on 30 September 2017 - 10:16 PM, said:

I'm sure Craig, their sales guy, thinks I'm a nut-job.  I spent the last few days going through all 12 pages of this thread over and over taking screen shots of everything I liked.  Then my order was basically:
-Face milling: whatever you did in this picture...
-Finish: whatever you did in this picture...
-Face stamping: whatever you did in this picture...

Craig is a fantastic individual to work with! Enjoy the process and more importantly the putter!

You will not be disappointed.

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 06:33 AM

 sm_watts, on 30 September 2017 - 10:16 PM, said:

I'm sure Craig, their sales guy, thinks I'm a nut-job.  I spent the last few days going through all 12 pages of this thread over and over taking screen shots of everything I liked.  Then my order was basically:
-Face milling: whatever you did in this picture...
-Finish: whatever you did in this picture...
-Face stamping: whatever you did in this picture...

This is how I've approached every custom I've ever purchased.   I enjoy the process almost as much as receiving the finished work.  

I look forward to seeing your future contributions to the thread.  

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Posted 02 October 2017 - 10:38 AM

Here's mine...liking it a bunch with that great Mills feel.  Heard it called a Tribute or modern One with pocket.  Kind of a cross between a Heritage and a 12.  Probably not going to kick my DH89 out, though.

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 04:00 AM

I have had this 8802 style putter from David for a while. Stamped as being a SS, but is an oil can Carbon.

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 04:27 AM

 toophewbirdies, on 03 October 2017 - 04:00 AM, said:

I have had this 8802 style putter from David for a while. Stamped as being a SS, but is an oil can Carbon.

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Wolf whistles for this one. I think you know how I feel about 8802 heads!!! :-)

Not quite as nice as your Masters special - but close!


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Posted 03 October 2017 - 04:31 AM

 jt2gt, on 02 October 2017 - 10:38 AM, said:

Here's mine...liking it a bunch with that great Mills feel.  Heard it called a Tribute or modern One with pocket.  Kind of a cross between a Heritage and a 12.  Probably not going to kick my DH89 out, though.
Beautiful putter! Very similar to a Weld Neck, Oil Can, Carbon 'Super Fast' I own. How great do these set up at address - they just feel like they are going to make everything! :-)

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Posted 03 October 2017 - 05:42 AM

 Rob McHugh, on 03 October 2017 - 04:27 AM, said:

 toophewbirdies, on 03 October 2017 - 04:00 AM, said:

I have had this 8802 style putter from David for a while. Stamped as being a SS, but is an oil can Carbon.

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Wolf whistles for this one. I think you know how I feel about 8802 heads!!! :-)

Not quite as nice as your Masters special - but close!


Rob

Thanks Rob! 8802 are one of my favorites as well.

That "Masters" one has a very special place in my collection!

That Proto in mud finish of yours, is a thing of beauty!

Hope all is well in Oz?! ;)

Edited by toophewbirdies, 03 October 2017 - 05:44 AM.


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