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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)?

Let me have it!


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

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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.

"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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A-Grind Classic 350 10.5 Diamana Kai'li 80x5ct X
Callaway Steelhead XR 4+ TC 16.0
Rombax P95 X

Callaway Apex Hybrid 2H TC 18.0 TourSpec Speeder 904HB X
Callaway Apex Hybrid 4H TC 23.0 TourSpec Speeder 904HB X
Callaway Apex Hybrid 5H TC 26.0 TourSpec Speeder 904HB X
Miura 1957 CB-57 6-8 Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura 1957 Baby Blade 9-P Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura Raw Hand Grind 52 / 10 Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura Raw Hand Grind 58 / 10 Steel Fiber i110 S
Miura 1957 KM-350 Soft Black DGTI Black Onyx S400


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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.
Best is when the brother in law comes to town.  I let him play my $$ clubs and I take the Olde Skoolies out. Still beat his butt!

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Adams Speedline 15* Wasabi stiff
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Mizuno MP-52 3-PW (48*), DG X100, may soon get recoils.
Mizuno MP R-12 at 54* and 60* DG spinners.
Bettinardi C-01
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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.
"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.
"im an equal oportunity hitting machine, all day every day".

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Posted 29 March 2017 - 06:11 AM

http://en.grindworks.jp

The CB1 Forged look sensational so do the Muscle Backs!

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Z545 10.5* Driver
Z F45 15* 3W
Z H45 19* 3 Hybrid
Z745 3-PW

Z745 AW@51* & SW@57*

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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 Alta 55 X Flex, tipped 1", 44.5"
FW Wood----------Ping G 15*, 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 Oslo (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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