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Posted 07 February 2018 - 10:00 PM

I went with 50 F, 55 V and 60 D grind in brushed metal. I am a digger so hopefully the D grind fits the bill. Hope to have them in my hands by 3/9 to review!

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 12:00 AM

Is the V grind coming to retail? I hadnít heard that yet..
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Posted 08 February 2018 - 02:54 PM

 Breezy-3-, on 08 February 2018 - 12:00 AM, said:

Is the V grind coming to retail? I hadn't heard that yet..

Sorry I should specify, I have a wedge works V grind in 56 degree oil can finish. Went 50 F, 60 D in the SM7's.

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 05:23 PM

Anyone going with the black wedges with intentions of stripping them?
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Posted 08 February 2018 - 05:51 PM

 1jcwallace, on 08 February 2018 - 05:23 PM, said:

Anyone going with the black wedges with intentions of stripping them?

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 09:31 AM

 Shld12, on 08 February 2018 - 05:51 PM, said:

 1jcwallace, on 08 February 2018 - 05:23 PM, said:

Anyone going with the black wedges with intentions of stripping them?

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Can you try and remember to send me some pics once the process is complete? I am "weedless" right now but want to make the right decision on which new SM7's to buy. Thanks!
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Posted 11 February 2018 - 09:49 AM

For those that played the sm6s, how well did the black finish hold up over time?

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 10:16 AM

i think the black held up pretty well over the course of a season. there was some obvious and expected wear, particularly on the 58 that i use in the bunker and out of all the trash, but i wouldn't hesitate to buy them again. unfortunately, the required onyx TI S400 to pair with the black head got nicked up pretty easily.
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Posted 11 February 2018 - 10:40 AM

 tnord, on 11 February 2018 - 10:16 AM, said:

i think the black held up pretty well over the course of a season. there was some obvious and expected wear, particularly on the 58 that i use in the bunker and out of all the trash, but i wouldn't hesitate to buy them again. unfortunately, the required onyx TI S400 to pair with the black head got nicked up pretty easily.

That’s what I thought, was thinking play them black for a season then remove the black and attempt to get it closer to raw next winter

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 07:04 PM

I love the blacked out new wedges and think they'd be awesome with black shafts but that is a HUGE jump for me as I have always been a traditionalist when it comes to clubs. I hope I can make myself figure out the grind and order the SM7's in black then strip them and love them. I really hope some of you guys that have all the new stuff strip them and post pics.

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 07:17 PM

Any guys on here from the Atlanta area care to share your choice of grind and why? We are known for hard pan clay here but we can also the slop and wetness we've seen recently with the rainy, winter months. I am trying to decide which grinds I will be ordering soon. Thanks for your help!
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Posted 11 February 2018 - 08:29 PM

 tnord, on 11 February 2018 - 10:16 AM, said:

i think the black held up pretty well over the course of a season. there was some obvious and expected wear, particularly on the 58 that i use in the bunker and out of all the trash, but i wouldn't hesitate to buy them again. unfortunately, the required onyx TI S400 to pair with the black head got nicked up pretty easily.

DG TI S400 black onyx chip way to easy, had a set of them and spoke to the rep they have not corrected it.
Titleist rep said they are aware of the black heads wearing, and have taken steps to correct it. The SM7 is better than the past finishes
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Posted 11 February 2018 - 08:32 PM

Ordering 46f,50f,54m and either 58 or 60 L in silver
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Posted 11 February 2018 - 08:34 PM

 Flagrant, on 11 February 2018 - 08:32 PM, said:

Ordering 46f,50f,54m and either 58 or 60 L in silver

I am going the same... 60L...

C Taper X in 46, 50 but still undecided on shafts for the 54,60...

currently have C Taper X in 54 SM5 and Tour X in 60...

Any one have any ideas???

I am leaning towards C Taper S but they are lighter...

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 08:47 PM

 scott_Donald, on 11 February 2018 - 08:34 PM, said:

 Flagrant, on 11 February 2018 - 08:32 PM, said:

Ordering 46f,50f,54m and either 58 or 60 L in silver

I am going the same... 60L...

C Taper X in 46, 50 but still undecided on shafts for the 54,60...

currently have C Taper X in 54 SM5 and Tour X in 60...

Any one have any ideas???

I am leaning towards C Taper S but they are lighter...

I always do DG TI S400 love em.

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 11:38 AM

Thinking of picking up some leftover sm6 in the black 50 and 54 then get the 58 in the SM7 D grind.

I would just fill in the paintfill or strip the black
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Posted 12 February 2018 - 12:04 PM

Hit a bunch of the different lofts/grinds/bounces in wet conditions yesterday. Ordered the brushed steel - 58 bent one degree weak with s400. Spin was up from sm6. Compared against Mizuno wedges too, Vokeys felt a little softer. Worried about some scratching on brushed steel.

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 12:24 PM

Really wish they were offering the D grind in 54* or 56*, seems like it would make the most sense there.
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Posted 12 February 2018 - 05:42 PM

 phillyspit, on 12 February 2018 - 12:04 PM, said:

Hit a bunch of the different lofts/grinds/bounces in wet conditions yesterday. Ordered the brushed steel - 58 bent one degree weak with s400. Spin was up from sm6. Compared against Mizuno wedges too, Vokeys felt a little softer. Worried about some scratching on brushed steel.

I ordered the brushed steel as well and am a bit concerned about the durability of the finish.  Did you actually hit the brushed steel?  If so, could you tell how it might hold up?
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Posted 12 February 2018 - 07:19 PM

 Tommy56, on 12 February 2018 - 05:42 PM, said:

 phillyspit, on 12 February 2018 - 12:04 PM, said:

Hit a bunch of the different lofts/grinds/bounces in wet conditions yesterday. Ordered the brushed steel - 58 bent one degree weak with s400. Spin was up from sm6. Compared against Mizuno wedges too, Vokeys felt a little softer. Worried about some scratching on brushed steel.

I ordered the brushed steel as well and am a bit concerned about the durability of the finish.  Did you actually hit the brushed steel?  If so, could you tell how it might hold up?

I just ordered the same thing.  All the pictures I have seen they look great.  I am curious to this as well.  They look a little shinier than the previous year similar color.

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 08:04 PM

Are there any pics of the 48*?? I'm just curious to know if it has the same 'muscle back' as the 50*. I'd rather it have a clean look like the 200's.

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 09:04 PM

 1jcwallace, on 11 February 2018 - 07:17 PM, said:

Any guys on here from the Atlanta area care to share your choice of grind and why? We are known for hard pan clay here but we can also the slop and wetness we've seen recently with the rainy, winter months. I am trying to decide which grinds I will be ordering soon. Thanks for your help!

I play in Atlanta and personally use the following:

52 F Grind
56 M Grind
60 M Grind

I find the M on my 60 allows me open it up and play the shot even on hardpan.  When it is wet and sloppy, I need to be a little careful to not really dig it into the turf, but there is enough bounce to help protect.  I tried the K for a short while.  It helped with the wet conditions, but it was impossible when firm and fast.
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Posted 12 February 2018 - 09:45 PM

what grind would be the best from harder / wet sand??

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:54 AM

 np78, on 12 February 2018 - 09:45 PM, said:

what grind would be the best from harder / wet sand??
If you looking for a grind that is specifically for the harder/wet sand look at the L or the M grinds.  Our course has the "Augusta" SP-55 sand and can become concrete if the morning crews aren't attentive to the payability of the bunkers.  The M is Vokey's "jack of all trades" and if you're adept with the wedge is indeed exactly that.  I have no need to change grind types based on course conditions when the M is in the bag... in fact I play a Wedge Works "high bounce" M at 10º which I personally believe adds versatility on 3/4 shots.  The L for me is more one-dimensional for the hard-packed bunkers and hardpan.
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:04 AM

 Tommy56, on 12 February 2018 - 05:42 PM, said:

 phillyspit, on 12 February 2018 - 12:04 PM, said:

Hit a bunch of the different lofts/grinds/bounces in wet conditions yesterday. Ordered the brushed steel - 58 bent one degree weak with s400. Spin was up from sm6. Compared against Mizuno wedges too, Vokeys felt a little softer. Worried about some scratching on brushed steel.

I ordered the brushed steel as well and am a bit concerned about the durability of the finish.  Did you actually hit the brushed steel?  If so, could you tell how it might hold up?
Tried the brush steel, it is definitely going to show some sole wear


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:36 AM

I'm very intrigued by the D grind in a 58.  I've always been a 60 guy (and primarily used an S Grind) but I'm changing up my lofts this year to account for a stronger PW and with a 58* being my highest loft I'll be opening it up more and more.  I'm hoping I'll be able to demo them sometime soon and see how it performs.
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:39 AM

 sampga1976, on 13 February 2018 - 06:54 AM, said:

 np78, on 12 February 2018 - 09:45 PM, said:

what grind would be the best from harder / wet sand??
If you looking for a grind that is specifically for the harder/wet sand look at the L or the M grinds.  Our course has the "Augusta" SP-55 sand and can become concrete if the morning crews aren't attentive to the payability of the bunkers.  The M is Vokey's "jack of all trades" and if you're adept with the wedge is indeed exactly that.  I have no need to change grind types based on course conditions when the M is in the bag... in fact I play a Wedge Works "high bounce" M at 10º which I personally believe adds versatility on 3/4 shots.  The L for me is more one-dimensional for the hard-packed bunkers and hardpan.

I've got a SM5 58 in L Grind as I like to open the face and our course can get really firm in the summer

Was thinking of getting more bounce next time though as only having 4 degrees can make things a bit tricky in the winter when it gets super soft

Guess I'll go for an M Grind if I get new Vokeys

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:28 PM

Hope to get a look at em at TPI on Thursday.. The black version definitely has my attention!

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:59 PM

i havent been this excited for wedges since the SM4!

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:50 PM

They are �����

  • Callaway Rogue 10.5 w/ Fujikura Pro 63 Folds of Honor edition
  • Cobra F8+ w/ Fujikura Atmos Blue 7x (D4) (14.5*)
  • PXG 0317X w/ Fujikura Atmos Blue Tour Spec 85X (D3)
  • Callaway X-Forged 4-iron - 23º
  • Callaway X-Forged 5-iron - 26º
  • Callaway X-Forged 6-iron - 29º
  • Callaway MB 7-iron - 34º
  • Callaway MB 8-iron - 38º
  • Callaway MB 9-iron - 42º
  • Callaway MB PW - 47º
  • Titleist Vokey SM7 Tour Prototype 50º - F grind
  • Titleist Vokey SM7 Tour Prototype 54º - M grind
  • Titleist Vokey SM7 Tour Prototype 58º - D grind
  • Scotty Cameron Timeless beached SSS - 33" w/ corded grip

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