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Budget/ Backup/ Travel Set - Miura CB 1005 vs TourStage MR23 vs Yonex Cyberstar Forged CB

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#1 pokerplayer

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 10:20 PM

I am looking to pick up an older iron set for a travel set and for experimentation.  

Looking at
Miura CB1005
Tourstage MR23
Yonex Forged CB

Anyone have experience with these?

I am leaning towards the Miura or Yonex right now. But I only have pictures to base my decision.

I would like your opinion or experience on these older forgings.

Thanks

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.... i think its set?!?!

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Posted 18 September 2017 - 07:22 AM

I've played all and recently got back a set of the Mr23 cb.  Go for that.  Not the softest but still all very good.
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Posted 18 September 2017 - 04:02 PM

MR23 all the way.  One of the best sets of irons ever made.
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Posted 19 September 2017 - 03:21 PM

MR-23 ... Man they had a great shape .... Honestly was just stalking eBay for a set a couple weeks back. Didn't pull the trigger.

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A-Grind Classic 350 10.5 Diamana Kai'li 80x5ct X
Callaway Steelhead XR 4+ TC 16.0
Diamana Thump F85 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 19 September 2017 - 09:43 PM

View PostRaidersgolf99, on 19 September 2017 - 03:21 PM, said:

MR-23 ... Man they had a great shape .... Honestly was just stalking eBay for a set a couple weeks back. Didn't pull the trigger.

All my custom grind Scratch and even my most recent set of BBFCo irons have the toe shape copied from my set of MR23s.

My friend has a set of them that Don White removed all the offset from, might be one of the best looking sets I've ever seen and that's saying a lot.....

9* Callaway GBB Epic w Fujikura Speeder Platinum 6
9° Cobra LTD w/ Kuro Kage XT 70
10.5* Taylor Made Mini Driver Tour w Fujikura Motore Speeder 7.2
10.75* Nike Vapor TW w Aldila Rogue 125 MSI Tour
9.5* Taylor Made M1 440 w Kuro Kage TiNi 60
9* Callaway 816 DBD w Aldila Rogue i/o 60
9* Ping G LS Tech w Project X Handmade
10.5* A Grind Classic 350 w Oban Izawa 60
10.5* Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero w Aldila Rogue MAX 75
9* Bridgestone Tour B XD7 w Fujikura Speeder Platinum 6
9.5* Mizuno JPX 900 w Ozik TP6HD
9.5* Nike Flex 440 w Kuro Kage XT 60
9.5* Taylor Made Tour Issue M2 w Fujikura Speeder 757 Evo 3
9.5* Taylor Made 2017 M2 w Fujikura Speeder 757 Evo 2

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 08:01 AM

View PostFairwayFred, on 19 September 2017 - 09:43 PM, said:

View PostRaidersgolf99, on 19 September 2017 - 03:21 PM, said:

MR-23 ... Man they had a great shape .... Honestly was just stalking eBay for a set a couple weeks back. Didn't pull the trigger.

All my custom grind Scratch and even my most recent set of BBFCo irons have the toe shape copied from my set of MR23s.

My friend has a set of them that Don White removed all the offset from, might be one of the best looking sets I've ever seen and that's saying a lot.....

We really do have the same tastes don't we? I feel like you and I could be brothers!

The MR23 US Spec was probably what drove me to JDM and Miura.

I played a buddy's set of MR23 back in college for one round. Man, what a set, 2 Iron and all, and that's when I could still hit a 2 Iron! They were fun!

W. I. T. B.


A-Grind Classic 350 10.5 Diamana Kai'li 80x5ct X
Callaway Steelhead XR 4+ TC 16.0
Diamana Thump F85 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 23 September 2017 - 08:04 AM

PS ...... Get my Driver outta your WITB!! :-) :-) :-)

PPS ....... THAT A-Grind beat out my XR16 Sub Zero!!! ... No contest, actually!!!

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A-Grind Classic 350 10.5 Diamana Kai'li 80x5ct X
Callaway Steelhead XR 4+ TC 16.0
Diamana Thump F85 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 23 September 2017 - 10:23 AM

View PostRaidersgolf99, on 23 September 2017 - 08:01 AM, said:

View PostFairwayFred, on 19 September 2017 - 09:43 PM, said:

View PostRaidersgolf99, on 19 September 2017 - 03:21 PM, said:

MR-23 ... Man they had a great shape .... Honestly was just stalking eBay for a set a couple weeks back. Didn't pull the trigger.

All my custom grind Scratch and even my most recent set of BBFCo irons have the toe shape copied from my set of MR23s.

My friend has a set of them that Don White removed all the offset from, might be one of the best looking sets I've ever seen and that's saying a lot.....

We really do have the same tastes don't we? I feel like you and I could be brothers!

The MR23 US Spec was probably what drove me to JDM and Miura.

I played a buddy's set of MR23 back in college for one round. Man, what a set, 2 Iron and all, and that's when I could still hit a 2 Iron! They were fun!

Ha!  Yes we do seem to agree completely on equipment!
I got my first set of MR23 when I was in college I'll never forget that phone call from Joe Kwok while filling up my car at the Mobile in Big Rapids, MI.  "Hey Ari I have a set of irons you need to check out........"

Changed my life from a golf equipment standpoint.

PS the Star is as good as ever!

PPS glad to hear it and not surprised that is a fantastic head!

Edited by FairwayFred, 23 September 2017 - 10:24 AM.

9* Callaway GBB Epic w Fujikura Speeder Platinum 6
9° Cobra LTD w/ Kuro Kage XT 70
10.5* Taylor Made Mini Driver Tour w Fujikura Motore Speeder 7.2
10.75* Nike Vapor TW w Aldila Rogue 125 MSI Tour
9.5* Taylor Made M1 440 w Kuro Kage TiNi 60
9* Callaway 816 DBD w Aldila Rogue i/o 60
9* Ping G LS Tech w Project X Handmade
10.5* A Grind Classic 350 w Oban Izawa 60
10.5* Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero w Aldila Rogue MAX 75
9* Bridgestone Tour B XD7 w Fujikura Speeder Platinum 6
9.5* Mizuno JPX 900 w Ozik TP6HD
9.5* Nike Flex 440 w Kuro Kage XT 60
9.5* Taylor Made Tour Issue M2 w Fujikura Speeder 757 Evo 3
9.5* Taylor Made 2017 M2 w Fujikura Speeder 757 Evo 2

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Posted 24 September 2017 - 09:02 AM

I really should pull out my MR23 again. Damn it.
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Posted 28 September 2017 - 12:07 AM

Alright.  Just ordered some mr23 along with x blades.  The tourstage toplines are nearly perfect

2016 WITB

TW driver diamana blue 73s
Vapor Flex 3w diamana s+ 70
712u 2i, 4i dg x100
Mp5 4-PW PX6.0
RTX 2.0 52, 58
Method 007 @ 33.5"


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Posted 28 September 2017 - 08:15 PM

View Postpokerplayer, on 28 September 2017 - 12:07 AM, said:

Alright.  Just ordered some mr23 along with x blades.  The tourstage toplines are nearly perfect

mr-23 us blades? or mr-23 us spec cb's?
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