Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

EPON DOA 2017


  • Please log in to reply
14 replies to this topic

#1 djhgolf

djhgolf

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 576 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 6505
  • Joined: 10/06/2005
GolfWRX Likes : 20

Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:59 AM

Just got these in for testing...

A little busy in the cavity, setup,specs,finish all perfect. slightly firmer feeling Epon.

Enjoy the pics.

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_4428.JPG
  • IMG_4429.JPG
  • FullSizeRender.jpg
  • FullSizeRender (1).jpg

Edited by djhgolf, 10 April 2017 - 04:00 AM.

TM TOUR (17) M2 v2 (K serial) 9.5 ??
TM TOUR (17) M2 Tour 15 - KK DC 70x
TM TOUR (17) M1 18 Fuji Evo 3 757x

Honma TW-U (17) #3 DG AMT TI X100
Epon Japan DOA 4-PW DG TI AMT X100
Epon Tour Wedge 52 - DG Tour Issue S400
Epon Tour Wedge 56 - DG Tour Issue S400
Vokey Cold Forged 60 - DG Tour Issue S400

Gold Factory GSS Newport

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#2 Oldplayer

Oldplayer

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,197 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 117831
  • Joined: 11/21/2010
  • Location:Australia
  • Handicap:2
GolfWRX Likes : 1209

Posted 10 April 2017 - 04:18 AM

Don't know what to say??
They look so un-Epon like.
If you told me these were the lastest cheapo department store set I would believe you.
Hope I'm not out of line. Just my immediate impression.

2

#3 No Catchy Nickname

No Catchy Nickname

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,069 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 383010
  • Joined: 06/28/2015
  • Location:Kyushu, Japan
  • Handicap:me
GolfWRX Likes : 3186

Posted 10 April 2017 - 08:32 AM

DOA could stand for Dead on Arrival.
Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB FW 75SX
7w  TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB 6SX
Irons: Honma TW-U 3i, Vizard IB 105X
MacGregor Muirfield 20th Anniversary irons: 4-PW, TrueTemper S300
Wedges: Callaway MD2 54*
               Ping Eye2 BeCu L wedge
Putter: Odyssey White Hot Pro #9

3

#4 autronicdsm

autronicdsm

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 489 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 383994
  • Joined: 07/02/2015
  • Location:Kalamazoo, MI
  • Handicap:999
GolfWRX Likes : 84

Posted 10 April 2017 - 08:47 AM

Where do you order from? Epon dealers or DOA brand has their own?

4

#5 Kingcat990

Kingcat990

    European Tailored Golf Socks

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 2,890 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 291815
  • Joined: 01/14/2014
  • Location:Orange County
GolfWRX Likes : 1845

Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:10 AM

Very peculiar looking sticks.

Wyoming Cowboys

5

#6 dustin.wu

dustin.wu

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 461844
  • Joined: 04/03/2017
GolfWRX Likes : 1

Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:35 AM

It's the special silver version of p3 (black)


View Postdjhgolf, on 10 April 2017 - 03:59 AM, said:

Just got these in for testing...

A little busy in the cavity, setup,specs,finish all perfect. slightly firmer feeling Epon.

Enjoy the pics.


6

#7 TheBoomer

TheBoomer

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,467 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 67458
  • Joined: 10/11/2008
  • Location:MICHIGAN
GolfWRX Likes : 518

Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:35 AM

Epon Personal 3 .....................................

Guess they weren't that Limited and now dumping the same club to the market with a different badge
Something Rare
Something JDM
WITB Link

7

#8 coops

coops

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,046 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 17659
  • Joined: 08/08/2006
  • Location:Bangkok, Thailand
GolfWRX Likes : 210

Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:25 PM

Ohhhh, jaysus wept.

The world is truly going to hell in a handbasket.... the numpty responsible for that forgot to stamp 'Tour World', 'Prototype' , 'Forged' and on and on in the cavity....

This is what an Epon should look like

Posted Image

8

#9 fat eel

fat eel

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 158 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 16068
  • Joined: 07/12/2006
  • Location:Hong Kong
  • Ebay ID:pingtit
GolfWRX Likes : 7

Posted 10 April 2017 - 07:28 PM

Epon is going backwards.....Bridgestone J40....

9

#10 tsupo

tsupo

    Tour Winner

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 780 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 128992
  • Joined: 05/18/2011
GolfWRX Likes : 90

Posted 10 April 2017 - 08:18 PM

Coops  cudn't agree more!

that looks cheap nasty and  horrid, will never see light of day in any of my bags

however................

being EPON

  itlll feel like absolute  buttah!

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

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


10

#11 appilags

appilags

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 190 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 60940
  • Joined: 07/20/2008
GolfWRX Likes : 45

Posted 11 April 2017 - 11:25 PM

I don't get folks reactions sometimes. This club is a P3, which  received broadly positive reviews, in a different finish.
Same happened with the AF-501 and RF-551. People trashed the 501 on this forum as no good, then some of very same folks couldn't be more positive about the 551, which was identical but in the dark finish.

11

#12 Duffy19

Duffy19

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 365 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 27822
  • Joined: 04/13/2007
  • Location:Toronto
GolfWRX Likes : 7

Posted 12 April 2017 - 05:39 AM

View Postappilags, on 11 April 2017 - 11:25 PM, said:

I don't get folks reactions sometimes. This club is a P3, which  received broadly positive reviews, in a different finish.
Same happened with the AF-501 and RF-551. People trashed the 501 on this forum as no good, then some of very same folks couldn't be more positive about the 551, which was identical but in the dark finish.

I happen to have the original 501 and also the 551.  While the 551 is supposed to be a re-issued of the 501 in a different finish, there are some subtle difference. On 551 does not have any pocket cavity (looks like it does) in the mid irons while 501 does.  I actually like both so not trashing any Epon irons.  Have not play the Ps, but now gaming the 703 with 551 as my spare.

12

#13 appilags

appilags

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 190 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 60940
  • Joined: 07/20/2008
GolfWRX Likes : 45

Posted 12 April 2017 - 07:20 AM

View PostDuffy19, on 12 April 2017 - 05:39 AM, said:

View Postappilags, on 11 April 2017 - 11:25 PM, said:

I don't get folks reactions sometimes. This club is a P3, which  received broadly positive reviews, in a different finish.
Same happened with the AF-501 and RF-551. People trashed the 501 on this forum as no good, then some of very same folks couldn't be more positive about the 551, which was identical but in the dark finish.

I happen to have the original 501 and also the 551.  While the 551 is supposed to be a re-issued of the 501 in a different finish, there are some subtle difference. On 551 does not have any pocket cavity (looks like it does) in the mid irons while 501 does.  I actually like both so not trashing any Epon irons.  Have not play the Ps, but now gaming the 703 with 551 as my spare.
Posted Image
551 does have the pocket cavity in the 4-6 iron.  Just like the 501


13

#14 Duffy19

Duffy19

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 365 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 27822
  • Joined: 04/13/2007
  • Location:Toronto
GolfWRX Likes : 7

Posted 12 April 2017 - 10:26 AM

I stand corrected sir.  The colour is dark as I never notice the pocket as very apparent.   While I have the 5-p set, the 5 was hardly ever use.  I had the heads for sale at one time but couldNot ssell them for $600 so decide to them and shaft them with Mitshubishi OT85.  It's as good a match as the original Roddio I-6.

14

#15 SubaruWRX

SubaruWRX

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,659 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 40485
  • Joined: 10/06/2007
GolfWRX Likes : 829

Posted 30 April 2017 - 08:07 PM

It's not that bad, but the cavity looks horrible and cheap. Had they not stamped it with that DOA and polished the cavity with a simple Epon logo, that would be clean. Too bad they cheapened an otherwise decent club head. It's hard to overlook that cavity tho. It would be a deal breaker for me.


15



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors