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Wanted: Backup set Recommendations


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#1 SeaIsland

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 10:06 PM

I'm a lucky CB 57 iron player. MCI 120s, best shafts, best set I've ever had. I hit the Cally DBD driver and Tour Edge 3 wood and hybrids. Again, very happy. Gone from 8 to 6.

But it's been over a year and I'm getting the itch. No way I'm putting my set away, but I want to try and piece together a backup set --a change of pace. Maybe something that looks good too, but is easier to hit?

Would love to inspire some recommendations on irons, woods, hybrids, wedges. Thinking M2 driver, Srixon 565/765 irons, iBlades... shaft recommendations (thinking Modus 105s)?

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 03:14 AM

Get fit at "SeaIsland" and then go from there.
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 04:54 AM

Vega irons would be perfect. It's very forgiving and member here sells Vegas for very cheap frequently.. like $350 for iron set.

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 05:22 AM

View PostSeaIsland, on 23 February 2017 - 10:06 PM, said:

I'm a lucky CB 57 iron player. MCI 120s, best shafts, best set I've ever had. I hit the Cally DBD driver and Tour Edge 3 wood and hybrids. Again, very happy. Gone from 8 to 6.

But it's been over a year and I'm getting the itch. No way I'm putting my set away, but I want to try and piece together a backup set --a change of pace. Maybe something that looks good too, but is easier to hit?

Would love to inspire some recommendations on irons, woods, hybrids, wedges. Thinking M2 driver, Srixon 565/765 irons, iBlades... shaft recommendations (thinking Modus 105s)?

Let me have it!

I think you do not buy back up sets, they happen. Some day you will be attracted to or be interested in another set and at the time you actually buy the other set you will have your back up set whether it be the new set or the old one. It's pretty difficult not to go shopping once in a while and something will attract you at one time or another.



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Posted 25 February 2017 - 12:58 PM

TM RAC TP 2006 forged,a similar style to your Miuras.
Or Hogan Apex Plus cavity back 1999 ish.
Vega is a great idea!!!

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 11:06 PM

hmmmmmmm. very good point a "good"  back up set  just naturally occur.

heres one of mine.

epon 101  9.5* .............diamana stinger
prgr egg spoon 15*......diamana B
prgr egg 22* (ute)....... Modus 3 120s
prgr tr500 irons ..........Ns modus 3  130s
fourteen mt proto 52 + 58.... Ns wv 125s
Hiro  Mats mz-07

not a bad bag to  take away on golfing hols.
jbeam 435, 9.5*--- 7dreamers 70xs
solid contacts 12.5---* diamana stinger 70x
(prgr egg 16.5* --- quadra fire express 75xs)
(prgr egg 18*--diamana stinger 71x)
(modart 18* ute--crazy ut 75s)
(honma di 21*--NS125s)
prgr- tr500cu--NS2g18x ss
fourteen mt28 proto 52/57 --NS 125s
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Posted 28 February 2017 - 11:20 PM

View Posttsupo, on 26 February 2017 - 11:06 PM, said:

hmmmmmmm. very good point a "good"  back up set  just naturally occur.

heres one of mine.

epon 101  9.5* .............diamana stinger
prgr egg spoon 15*......diamana B
prgr egg 22* (ute)....... Modus 3 120s
prgr tr500 irons ..........Ns modus 3  130s
fourteen mt proto 52 + 58.... Ns wv 125s
Hiro  Mats mz-07

not a bad bag to  take away on golfing hols.
Very impressive back up bag.  
Would love to find some tr500 irons.
I have never seen a set in the Wild. lol

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 08:29 PM

here u go

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Edited by tsupo, 01 March 2017 - 08:34 PM.

jbeam 435, 9.5*--- 7dreamers 70xs
solid contacts 12.5---* diamana stinger 70x
(prgr egg 16.5* --- quadra fire express 75xs)
(prgr egg 18*--diamana stinger 71x)
(modart 18* ute--crazy ut 75s)
(honma di 21*--NS125s)
prgr- tr500cu--NS2g18x ss
fourteen mt28 proto 52/57 --NS 125s
tourstage x-01z


"im an equal oportunity hitting machine, all day every day".

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 09:19 PM

Simple. Miura Baby Blades.

For me, I was opposite of you. I had Baby Blades, wanted CB-57. When the Miura announcement was made earlier this year, it became a no-brainer.

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 09:42 PM

I went retro for a backup bag. It's great fun to take the Wilson blades, ping persimmons and good old Odie putter on holiday in their canvas bag.
For you cause its your money I'm thinking Hogan and wood bros.
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Posted 01 March 2017 - 11:39 PM

View Posttsupo, on 01 March 2017 - 08:29 PM, said:

here u go
Wow, thanks 'tsupo'  You are still the King.  Where the heck do u find all this stuff?  lol

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 12:00 AM

in  spiderwebb covered bags  under stairs  that manage to loose themselves amongst  even more bags.
jbeam 435, 9.5*--- 7dreamers 70xs
solid contacts 12.5---* diamana stinger 70x
(prgr egg 16.5* --- quadra fire express 75xs)
(prgr egg 18*--diamana stinger 71x)
(modart 18* ute--crazy ut 75s)
(honma di 21*--NS125s)
prgr- tr500cu--NS2g18x ss
fourteen mt28 proto 52/57 --NS 125s
tourstage x-01z


"im an equal oportunity hitting machine, all day every day".

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 02:38 PM

View Posttsupo, on 02 March 2017 - 12:00 AM, said:

in  spiderwebb covered bags  under stairs  that manage to loose themselves amongst  even more bags.
Lol, You should start your own reality TV show Golf Club Pickers/Hoarders.

We need some pics of your collection.

Thanks in advance.

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 03:43 AM

h WELL . its always evolving BUT   one thing   im sure of is,  bec its new, its NOT better.

most , ewrrr  in  fact  except for one set of prgr  nabla tour irons and a cpl of sets of forged baldes , all my  sets   are from   pre  2011, after that I think they  went  to  pot,  quality dived as sales dived.
seriously, there is no better  mid/low  players CB than these thing ive got up here, they are  Endo superb.

you can keep the kuros et all............

don't hold a candle  IMO.
jbeam 435, 9.5*--- 7dreamers 70xs
solid contacts 12.5---* diamana stinger 70x
(prgr egg 16.5* --- quadra fire express 75xs)
(prgr egg 18*--diamana stinger 71x)
(modart 18* ute--crazy ut 75s)
(honma di 21*--NS125s)
prgr- tr500cu--NS2g18x ss
fourteen mt28 proto 52/57 --NS 125s
tourstage x-01z


"im an equal oportunity hitting machine, all day every day".

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 06:11 AM

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The CB1 Forged look sensational so do the Muscle Backs!

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 06:16 AM

TA Protos, TM 300 Forged, MP30/33, just mention a few...
Driver---------------Ping G LS Tec 10.5*, Ping Tour 65X, tipped 1", 44.25"
FW Wood----------Ping G 14.5*, Diamana Whiteboard D+ 82X, tipped .5", 42.5"
Hybrid---------------Ping G 19*, Tour AD-DI 105X
Irons-----------------Ping iBlade 4-P, Project X 6.5 Flighted
Wedges-------------Ping Glide 50*, 54*, 58* with Project X 6.5 Flighted
Putter----------------Ping Karsten TR Zing Tour  32.75", built up Pingman Grip (Ping Oslo and Ping Nome TR as backup 33.25" with SS Pistol GT Tour 1.0)
Golf Ball-------------2017 Pro V1, K-Sigs and Chrome Soft X

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