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Mackepa's 2018 WITB Update in first post.


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#31 mackepa

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Posted 15 July 2016 - 09:25 PM

 kgeorge78, on 15 July 2016 - 09:06 PM, said:

just ordered and received the new CBs.  How do you like em? Maiden voyage tomorrow!

They are utterly fantastic. I use to be an AP2 guy religiously but would sometimes struggle with distance control. I feel really confident with them and feel like I'm more dialed in with distances. They're just as forgiving as the previous AP2 generations I feel.

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Rogue SZ 9* w/AD-TP

G400 14.5* w/ Ping Tour

Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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#32 mackepa

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Posted 16 July 2016 - 08:01 PM

First time hitting the 3 TMB on the course today. Everything else has been on the range. I hit it on the 8th hole of s local course for position and hit a SHANK!! Then I hit it into the 16th par 5 from 235 and hit a laser right at the pin but flew the green.

I struggled off the tee all day but scrambled to a nice 72

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Rogue SZ 9* w/AD-TP

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Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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Posted 28 October 2016 - 05:43 PM

My bag has been flipped around so many times this year it was beginning to make my head spin. I finally decided that I like playing good golf more than I like ho'ing so I made a commitment to play one set of clubs.

I'm really excited about how my bag looks now. The best I ever played was with a set of AP2's with Project X 6.5 Flighted +1/2". For some reason I got away from that set and hadn't played a set of irons with Project X in over 5 years until today. I reshafted my Apex Pro 16 and MD3's with some 6.5 Flighted and it was like shaking hands with an old friend. I hit some shots today that I haven't really been able to hit in years.

The real "ah-ha!" Moment came today with a 56* wedge from 86 yards to a tucked pin. I hit this perfect low flighted wedge that landed about 10ft behind the hole, took a skip and spun back to a tap in. I'm so excited to play tomorrow.

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Rogue SZ 9* w/AD-TP

G400 14.5* w/ Ping Tour

Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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Posted 28 January 2017 - 03:38 PM

Witb updated in first post.

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2018 WITB LINK. http://www.golfwrx.c...-in-first-post/

Rogue SZ 9* w/AD-TP

G400 14.5* w/ Ping Tour

Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 06:02 PM

Where did you have those covers made? Robert Mark?


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Posted 29 January 2017 - 09:42 PM

 Duckgolfer, on 29 January 2017 - 06:02 PM, said:

Where did you have those covers made? Robert Mark?

Yes. The quality is top notch but the customer service leaves more to be desired.

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Rogue SZ 9* w/AD-TP

G400 14.5* w/ Ping Tour

Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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Posted 30 January 2017 - 02:52 PM

You still playing all the stuff you were fit into?

I dabble with changing my putter to the SGC I ordered.  I also have an older 3 deep that I like.
Callaway Epic SubZero 8 w/Diamana D+ 70
Callaway XR Pro 14 w/Diamana D+ 80
Callaway Steelhead XR 3 iron w/S300
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Posted 31 January 2017 - 07:25 PM

 MtlJeff, on 30 January 2017 - 02:52 PM, said:

You still playing all the stuff you were fit into?

I dabble with changing my putter to the SGC I ordered.  I also have an older 3 deep that I like.

For the most part yes. I'm dabbling with a different Apex Utility iron and a few putters. I love the RSX I got fit into but when my stroke goes sour I like to go with something face balanced. The Apex UT I was fit for plays great but I freak myself out thinking I need to swing hard to elevate the Tour V 120x that's in it when I really don't. I have an identical one with the KBS Prototype shaft we got that I can flight much easier.

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Rogue SZ 9* w/AD-TP

G400 14.5* w/ Ping Tour

Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 02:04 PM

Decided to experiment a bit and took an extra shaft I had laying around and shortened it to 44.25" and put an extra 10g weight I had into the head replacing the 2g weight originally in it to get swing weight back to normal.

Playing specs are...

Epic SubZero 9* w/ Diamana Ahina 60x @44.25" with homemade animal style 10g x2 weights.


I hit 10 balls with it on the range today and just hammered it and it was accurate. We'll see how it translates to the course and serif it lasts.

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Toulon Austin Longneck


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Posted 07 May 2018 - 11:27 AM

WITB updated in first post!! CA7307B6-078F-4426-87F4-E55836D912C2.jpeg

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Posted 12 May 2018 - 08:33 PM

Ready for Open Qualifying Monday! DB75D207-8AF6-4E15-BA2B-07D0876B9BB9.jpeg

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Posted 13 May 2018 - 07:37 PM

Good luck.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:20 AM

Awesome bag!  Are you going to put a Tour AD TP in your 3wood too?

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 11:41 AM

 pcs11, on 15 May 2018 - 11:20 AM, said:

Awesome bag!  Are you going to put a Tour AD TP in your 3wood too?

I had a tour AD TP in my rogue fairway. I donít like the TP as much when the weight goes up. I actually like the PING tour shaft quite a bit so itís going to stay for now. Iím just not good enough to tell any huge difference between the two.

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Apex 18* AD DI

Apex 23* KBS Proto

X Forged 18 5-PW KBS $-Taper Prototypes

MD4 Raw 52s, 56s, 60x KBS $-Taper

Toulon Austin Longneck


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