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MIZUNO MP TYPE 1 DRIVER


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#1 MikeRauschGolf

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Posted 04 September 2017 - 03:28 PM

Searched through the forums, and couldn't find anything, so thought I'd start a new thread. I popped on an absolute steal I found from a reputable Japan retailer, on a brand new one that I can flip if I don't like it. But everything about the driver says winner and hits all my likes to me. Forged face, tall face, 435cc, simple crown, no alignment, low launch & spin.

Does anyone have input or feedback about it? Does anyone know the actual measured loft of these heads vs the sleeve lofts it can "adjust to"?

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 03:59 AM

What shaft do you have in it? Beautiful driver
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Posted 05 September 2017 - 04:18 AM

Thats how a driver should look......still not a fan of the adjustable loft stuff (I hover my club anyway) but small ish pear shaped head and a black finish with no MWT crap is how it should be
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Posted 05 September 2017 - 10:25 AM

Going to be putting a UST ELEMENTS PLATINUM in it
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Posted 05 September 2017 - 10:59 AM

look on Tourspecgolf for specs - the type 1 is a very nice shape.

"The Type-1 is 435cc's and it's the lower spin,  more workable forward and more shallow CG design of the two.  ( suggested for blade player ).....
It is also adjustable you can adjust the adapter to change the loft from 7.5 to 11.5 in the Type 2 and 8.5 to 10.5 in the Type-1."

https://www.tourspec...e-1-driver.html

Edited by coops, 05 September 2017 - 11:04 AM.


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Posted 05 September 2017 - 02:28 PM

Clean and simple head. Love it.

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 05:58 PM

View Postcoops, on 05 September 2017 - 10:59 AM, said:

look on Tourspecgolf for specs - the type 1 is a very nice shape.

"The Type-1 is 435cc's and it's the lower spin,  more workable forward and more shallow CG design of the two.  ( suggested for blade player ).....
It is also adjustable you can adjust the adapter to change the loft from 7.5 to 11.5 in the Type 2 and 8.5 to 10.5 in the Type-1."

https://www.tourspec...e-1-driver.html


Yeah. I got all the specs on it. But nothing about actual STARTING loft of head. And wanted more info from anyone who had hands on experience with it.

Edited by MikeRauschGolf, 05 September 2017 - 06:16 PM.

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 12:29 AM

Fairway Fred can help you out. Pretty sure he had one before they were released in Japan
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 07:59 AM

Great driver, very long and forgiving for a smaller head.  Of the two I liked the Type 1 better.  Not sure on measured loft but I ended up playing mine set to about 9*.  Definitely a winner for Mizuno.
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 08:12 AM

This is my dream driver right now and if I can nail which shaft, I will buy. Big fan of the MP 650, this club is a nice replacement for it. Interested in all feed back on this club.


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Posted 06 September 2017 - 08:20 AM

Does anyone have input or feedback about it? Does anyone know the actual measured loft of these heads vs the sleeve lofts it can "adjust to"? -MRG

Based on mp 650 experience,I have a 9.5 and 10.5, Mizuno lofts are spot on for their metals.

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 05:07 AM

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 11:51 AM

Anyone with any Trackman data on this? Low spinner?

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 11:54 AM

View Postelwhippy, on 05 September 2017 - 02:28 PM, said:

Clean and simple head. Love it.
what guy doesn't love that.............shape...

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Posted 19 September 2017 - 12:02 PM

Great profile and at 435 cc's on the Type 1 a perfect size. :good:


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Posted 23 September 2017 - 10:26 AM

View PostDirtyDobber, on 19 September 2017 - 11:51 AM, said:

Anyone with any Trackman data on this? Low spinner?

Low spin and very good ball speed.....
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