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Posted 11 June 2017 - 01:52 PM

Just got the ok from my financial manager (wife).  Will be ordering a set of Hot Metals in the next couple of days if all goes well.

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 07:06 PM

Just to quickly once again confirm...no problem with the wedges. Smooth straight PW 130, GW 115, SW 102.  Nice gaps, no issues assuming solid crisp contact.

Only quirk I'm sorting through a bit is my draws have maybe extra turbo boost.  The clubs are of course long, but maybe a wider gap between a cut and draw than I expect. It's interesting to go from the typical bad shot in front bunker to worrying more about bad shot long.

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 12:09 AM

These irons has been superb for me. A GW is soon into my bag also. Just love the look also. My best iron purchase ever no doubt.
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Posted 14 June 2017 - 06:23 AM

Have had the HM's about a month now, and wow are they great sticks. Replaced my Apex Pros. I found the C-taper Lite to be a great pairing with this iron, high launching and looooong. Picked up at least a club and a half and dispersion is better over my previous set. Going through some swing changes so have not had lie angle fitted yet, but that's coming up later this week. In testing, i did not see any benefit to the forged. HM felt just as good, was more forgiving and launched better for me. I was shocked how little difference there was feel wise, and that's important to me. I haven't played a cast set of irons for over a decade. Long irons are just all kinds of awesome. Got 4-LW and was glad i did. The wedges feel considerably lighter than my previous vokeys and i think some of that has to do with the shaft. Spin is still good but i do not rip em back with these like i could with the vokeys occasionally. Again, i feel the shaft is the likely culprit, but regardless its quite acceptable and i do like having a full set through LW that matches. Really enjoying playing the HM's.
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Posted 18 June 2017 - 09:51 AM

Played my first two rounds this weekend with my newly fit and rebuilt (by Mizuno) 900 HM's, and it was so much better than before.  I had been playing Modus Tour 105 R flex shafts in my 900 HM's, but was later fit for Modus Tour 105 S or X, or XP 105 S300, 1* upright (which I knew was my usual lie angle, but I had been playing standard lie in the 900 HM's).  Settled on the XP 105 S300, as they just felt "right" at the fitting.

It took about half a round to get used to the "new" irons, but once dialed in, they performed beautifully.  Even with the incorrect shafts I knew these were excellent irons, but now that I am properly fit, they are even better.  

And not to wax poetic about the XP 105, but what a nice shaft.  Definitely a viable competitor to the Modus Tour 105, which I really like as well.  I dislike the XP 95, but the XP 105 is very impressive.  It is nice to have several excellent options in that 100-110g shaft weight class.

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 12:18 PM

anyone play Jpx 900 with PX tour graphite LZ ? i have not chance to fit with DNA due to my poor country.

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 06:54 PM

So What's better hot metal or 900 forged?
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Posted 18 June 2017 - 09:32 PM

View Postboycer11, on 18 June 2017 - 06:54 PM, said:

So What's better hot metal or 900 forged?

I think that depends. The Forged are slightly smaller and have a little less offset. I found that they launched slightly lower and actually had a little less spin. Distance was equivalent of good strikes. I felt the the HM's were slightly more forgiving, but that could simply be that the bigger head gave me a little more confidence. I thought the feel was pretty similar and actually preferred the HM. It didn't feel soft, but it felt really good, and I can feel exactly where on the face I hit them. I honestly don't think there's a wrong answer and I'd probably just go with the ones I like the look of more.
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 04:46 AM

I am 16 handicap and I had a chance to compare Callaway Steelheads XR 6 iron with XP 95 reg. shaft and Mizuno JPX 900 Hot Metal 6 with N.S.Pro Modus3 105 tour regular shaft, white markings iron, using standard Srixon golf range balls:
HM 6 iron weights 408g, SH XR 407g _ because Mizuno shaft is heavier I suspect that SH iron head is heavier.
HM blade is a bit (2 - 3 mm) longer.
SH head has more offset.
SH shaft is 1/4 inch longer.
Shaft: Personally I prefer feel of the Nippon shaft but this is a very subjective. I believe that at my level there is nothing wrong with XP95.
Hot Metal has flatter lie than Steelhead XR, I suspect that SH is at least 1 degree upright as a standard.
Hot Metal top edge is thinner and iron looks less bulky at the address position - winner HM.
Looks: Both irons are very good looking - no winner, however Mizuno HM looks like a much better quality iron i.e. grips, shafts, heads finish etc.
Feel: Hot Metal is much softer and more pleasant to use - winner HM.
Sound: Hot Metal much more muted, SH high piercing sound - winner HM.
Ball flight: SH appear higher on average than HM. - winner SH.
SH struck ball stops quicker - winner SH
Distance: SH longer on average about 2 to 3 yards, it could be because the SH shaft is a bit longer - winner SH.
Dispersion:  no winner, appears the same.

Last comment, Mizuno JPX 900 Hot Metal 4 iron - I have never struck better any other 4 iron than HM!!!!!!!!

Would I buy Mizuno JPX 900 Hot Metal irons? Yes, if they were at the same price as Steelheads XR I would buy them just to have this HM 4 iron.

Shelf appeal for both irons is the same for me and I believe it is down to the personal choice.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 12:53 PM

View Postchocolate_rehab, on 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

I don't find the GW short. I carry it about 110. The SW I carry about 95. The PW I carry about 125.
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 02:57 PM

So I'm going to order a set of HM's after being fit into this club by 2 different fitters.  However before I pull the trigger on them I had a few questions:
  • I was fit for clubs 1/2" short in C-Taper Lite Reg Flex and I am a little concerned about the clubswingweight.  I know that the 1/2" cut will drop the swingweight by 3 points.  I was told by Mizuno that they couldn't keep the D2 weight and might be able to do D0-D1.  I'm not sure if I should just choke down on standard length clubs or if I should just add some lead tape on the shorter clubs to bring the SW back up to D2
  • I am considering picking up the 4 iron and wanted to know people's feelings on the club.  It would replace one of my hybrids and I would use it as a driving iron.  Thinking of throwing in a graphite shaft in it.  My 6 iron swingspeed is about 80 mph, but I'm not sure I have the swing speed for a 21* iron
  • Also considering pickup up the set Sand Wedge.  Currently play Callaway MD3 54* wedge and wanted to know how the HM Sand Wedge compares.  My main use for this club would be for short pitches and running chips.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 03:12 PM

View Posttimmy8151, on 19 June 2017 - 02:57 PM, said:

So I'm going to order a set of HM's after being fit into this club by 2 different fitters.  However before I pull the trigger on them I had a few questions:
  • I was fit for clubs 1/2" short in C-Taper Lite Reg Flex and I am a little concerned about the clubswingweight.  I know that the 1/2" cut will drop the swingweight by 3 points.  I was told by Mizuno that they couldn't keep the D2 weight and might be able to do D0-D1.  I'm not sure if I should just choke down on standard length clubs or if I should just add some lead tape on the shorter clubs to bring the SW back up to D2
  • I am considering picking up the 4 iron and wanted to know people's feelings on the club.  It would replace one of my hybrids and I would use it as a driving iron.  Thinking of throwing in a graphite shaft in it.  My 6 iron swingspeed is about 80 mph, but I'm not sure I have the swing speed for a 21* iron
  • Also considering pickup up the set Sand Wedge.  Currently play Callaway MD3 54* wedge and wanted to know how the HM Sand Wedge compares.  My main use for this club would be for short pitches and running chips.

There isn't much difference between D0 and D2.  I wouldn't worry about that.  Choking down effectively reduces the feeling of heft in your hands anyway so in effect, it reduces swingweight.  Besides, if you go with a steel shaft there will be plenty of room in the hosel for a fat tip weight so I bet Mizuno gets the clubs to a very reasonable swingweight anyway.
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 03:16 PM

View PostNessism, on 19 June 2017 - 03:12 PM, said:

View Posttimmy8151, on 19 June 2017 - 02:57 PM, said:

So I'm going to order a set of HM's after being fit into this club by 2 different fitters.  However before I pull the trigger on them I had a few questions:
  • I was fit for clubs 1/2" short in C-Taper Lite Reg Flex and I am a little concerned about the clubswingweight.  I know that the 1/2" cut will drop the swingweight by 3 points.  I was told by Mizuno that they couldn't keep the D2 weight and might be able to do D0-D1.  I'm not sure if I should just choke down on standard length clubs or if I should just add some lead tape on the shorter clubs to bring the SW back up to D2
  • I am considering picking up the 4 iron and wanted to know people's feelings on the club.  It would replace one of my hybrids and I would use it as a driving iron.  Thinking of throwing in a graphite shaft in it.  My 6 iron swingspeed is about 80 mph, but I'm not sure I have the swing speed for a 21* iron
  • Also considering pickup up the set Sand Wedge.  Currently play Callaway MD3 54* wedge and wanted to know how the HM Sand Wedge compares.  My main use for this club would be for short pitches and running chips.

There isn't much difference between D0 and D2.  I wouldn't worry about that.  Choking down effectively reduces the feeling of heft in your hands anyway so in effect, it reduces swingweight.  Besides, if you go with a steel shaft there will be plenty of room in the hosel for a fat tip weight so I bet Mizuno gets the clubs to a very reasonable swingweight anyway.

Thanks for the reply.  I'm a little skittish because when I ordered my G30's 1/4" short I had some of my irons measure to a C6 when the targeted weight was D0.
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 03:27 PM

View Posttimmy8151, on 19 June 2017 - 02:57 PM, said:

Also considering pickup up the set Sand Wedge.  Currently play Callaway MD3 54* wedge and wanted to know how the HM Sand Wedge compares.  My main use for this club would be for short pitches and running chips.

I use the set sand wedge. I use it for full shots from 90-100 yards, all my chipping, and most pitches.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 03:29 PM

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Thanks for the reply.  I'm a little skittish because when I ordered my G30's 1/4" short I had some of my irons measure to a C6 when the targeted weight was D0.

I don't blame you.  Ping sends out some really bad builds sometimes.  Building a set of irons at - 1/2" is not difficult though.
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 03:37 PM

View Postchocolate_rehab, on 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

I'm one of those.. I'm considering getting the forged gap wedge because my gap wedge doesn't go the distance for me. The rest of the set is awesome though.. I got my first hole in one last week at Torrey Pines with the 6 iron so they are never leaving the bag haha!

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 05:25 PM

View Postgolf_fanatik, on 19 June 2017 - 03:37 PM, said:

View Postchocolate_rehab, on 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

I'm one of those.. I'm considering getting the forged gap wedge because my gap wedge doesn't go the distance for me. The rest of the set is awesome though.. I got my first hole in one last week at Torrey Pines with the 6 iron so they are never leaving the bag haha!
Congrats on the ace!

I ordered the Jpx 900 forged gap wedge & like it better than the HM gap wedge. The distance is more in line with what I should get with a gap wedge. 5 more yards consistently for me. Fills the gap better as far as I'm concerned.

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:00 PM

View PostJohnKHawk, on 19 June 2017 - 05:25 PM, said:

View Postgolf_fanatik, on 19 June 2017 - 03:37 PM, said:

View Postchocolate_rehab, on 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

I'm one of those.. I'm considering getting the forged gap wedge because my gap wedge doesn't go the distance for me. The rest of the set is awesome though.. I got my first hole in one last week at Torrey Pines with the 6 iron so they are never leaving the bag haha!
Congrats on the ace!

I ordered the Jpx 900 forged gap wedge & like it better than the HM gap wedge. The distance is more in line with what I should get with a gap wedge. 5 more yards consistently for me. Fills the gap better as far as I'm concerned.

So are you saying that you are getting more distance from the 900F than from the 900HM?  I'm about to order these irons and don't want large gaps between my PW and GW
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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:09 PM

View Posttimmy8151, on 19 June 2017 - 06:00 PM, said:

View PostJohnKHawk, on 19 June 2017 - 05:25 PM, said:

View Postgolf_fanatik, on 19 June 2017 - 03:37 PM, said:

View Postchocolate_rehab, on 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

I'm one of those.. I'm considering getting the forged gap wedge because my gap wedge doesn't go the distance for me. The rest of the set is awesome though.. I got my first hole in one last week at Torrey Pines with the 6 iron so they are never leaving the bag haha!
Congrats on the ace!

I ordered the Jpx 900 forged gap wedge & like it better than the HM gap wedge. The distance is more in line with what I should get with a gap wedge. 5 more yards consistently for me. Fills the gap better as far as I'm concerned.

So are you saying that you are getting more distance from the 900F than from the 900HM?  I'm about to order these irons and don't want large gaps between my PW and GW

I'm trying to decide this right now - I've seen at least five different people here mention the HM gap wedge is a bit short. Just trying to figure out if the forged version is the best bet or if I should look elsewhere for a gap wedge.

Edited by chocolate_rehab, 19 June 2017 - 06:09 PM.

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 05:48 AM

I went with the T7s on the PW GW SW

They blend nicely with the HMs

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 08:10 AM

If you're thinking about getting the 900f gap wedge, you might as well look into the T7 or S5 wedges. They will be more versatile and have the famous Mizuno forged buttery feel. S5 wedges are pretty cheap on eBay now if you get along with the shape.

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:09 AM

I'm using Ping Glide wedges (50-55-60) with my HM irons and find they blend nicely, both visually and performance wise, with the set.  They don't have a spring face like the HM irons, and there is a bit of distance gap between the PW and 50, but it's manageable.  Since the HM wedges don't blend with the irons in terms of design and construction method, I don't see the point in getting the GW unless you are going to get all the HM wedges as a set.
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:16 AM

I am a definite fan of the S5 wedges, and have had the 54* and 58* intermittently in my bag this season.  I have decided that I am going to give the 900 HM GW a good run this season.  I hit my PW 140, so I really need the GW to go about 130.  This past weekend, I had a 130y shot, flushed the 900 HM GW, and if anything, hit it a bit long.  Bottom line, I need to give it more time, but initial impression is that it is not an inherently "short" club.

I've said it before, that I would prefer for Mizuno to have stuck with the general theme of the 900 HM's, and simply pared down the PW slightly for the GW.  If I am playing a game improvement set like the 900 HM, I am one who prefers a game improvement GW, sort of like a Ping UW that looks largely like the other irons in the set.  Not like the 900 HM GW is so unusual, but I wouldn't mind a bit more heft behind the ball.

In addition, with almost all of its 50* wedges, 900 HM, S5, etc., Mizuno goes rather low bounce.  So whereas I have had no digging issues with the 900 HM 5-PW, I have dug on 900 HM GW shots.  I need to be conscious of not coming in too steep with the 900 HM GW.

All of that said, I just realized that Mizuno saw fit to offer the 900 HM SW and LW in left hand, and so while I have the chance, I have put in an order for the SW and LW to complete the 900 HM set.  I'll report back how the SW and LW perform once they are built by Mizuno and I have them in hand.
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:32 AM

View Posttimmy8151, on 19 June 2017 - 06:00 PM, said:

View PostJohnKHawk, on 19 June 2017 - 05:25 PM, said:

View Postgolf_fanatik, on 19 June 2017 - 03:37 PM, said:

View Postchocolate_rehab, on 19 June 2017 - 10:17 AM, said:

Has anyone bought the JPX 900 forged gap wedge to use with the Hot Metal set?

It looks much more like the rest of the irons, and I know some people didn't like the Hot Metal gap wedge due to it being short. Any further thoughts on the HM gap?

I'm one of those.. I'm considering getting the forged gap wedge because my gap wedge doesn't go the distance for me. The rest of the set is awesome though.. I got my first hole in one last week at Torrey Pines with the 6 iron so they are never leaving the bag haha!
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I ordered the Jpx 900 forged gap wedge & like it better than the HM gap wedge. The distance is more in line with what I should get with a gap wedge. 5 more yards consistently for me. Fills the gap better as far as I'm concerned.

So are you saying that you are getting more distance from the 900F than from the 900HM?  I'm about to order these irons and don't want large gaps between my PW and GW
That's what I'm saying. 4-5 yards further for me.


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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:40 AM

View PostNessism, on 20 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

I'm using Ping Glide wedges (50-55-60) with my HM irons and find they blend nicely, both visually and performance wise, with the set.  They don't have a spring face like the HM irons, and there is a bit of distance gap between the PW and 50, but it's manageable.  Since the HM wedges don't blend with the irons in terms of design and construction method, I don't see the point in getting the GW unless you are going to get all the HM wedges as a set.

Does the HM PW have the spring face? I didn't think the higher numbered clubs did.

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:53 AM

View PostJohnKHawk, on 20 June 2017 - 09:32 AM, said:

That's what I'm saying. 4-5 yards further for me.

Do you happen to know how your spin compared? I actually spun the forged clubs slightly less, had a lower launch, and similar distance. If that carries through to the wedges that could explain a few extra yards.
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 09:56 AM

View PostNessism, on 20 June 2017 - 09:09 AM, said:

I'm using Ping Glide wedges (50-55-60) with my HM

there is a bit of distance gap between the PW and 50, but it's manageable

I'm trying to avoid this if possible. Had no trouble with gapping on my Ping G30s and I'd like to follow suit with the HMs.

View PostJohnKHawk, on 20 June 2017 - 09:32 AM, said:

]That's what I'm saying. 4-5 yards further for me.

Great, thank you. Sounds like I'm going to give the forged GW a shot.
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Posted 20 June 2017 - 10:07 AM

View Postarbeck, on 20 June 2017 - 09:53 AM, said:

View PostJohnKHawk, on 20 June 2017 - 09:32 AM, said:

That's what I'm saying. 4-5 yards further for me.

Do you happen to know how your spin compared? I actually spun the forged clubs slightly less, had a lower launch, and similar distance. If that carries through to the wedges that could explain a few extra yards.

I found this to be the case as well, and it makes total sense that it would be the reason for the extra yards.

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 03:22 AM

While I have the 900F's I use the S5 wedges (SW and LW) and really like the feel of them especially around the green. They are a few yards longer than my last wedges but I would suggest you need to compare lofts and shaft length. The shaft profile (bend) will also have a bearing on the delivery loft and the forged head will have a softer feeling usually giving less distance when compared a cast head.


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