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#1 GolfWRX

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 12:21 PM

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 12:35 PM

That's one big toe
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 12:36 PM

I like it. I loved the MD2's.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 12:47 PM

View Postago33, on 26 September 2017 - 12:35 PM, said:

That's one big toe
it does look a bit off -- could've easily extended the grooves a bit more...no?

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 01:05 PM

That is one good looking wedge.  I like how the leading edge isn't too round or perfectly straight.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 01:39 PM

These don't look any different to me....other than paint fill, no?

I would imagine they are forged this time around.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 01:41 PM

I like the 56 with the 8* bounce, hopefully they will have the MD2 feel.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 01:59 PM

Looks like they say Milled on the hosel.  These look nice

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:02 PM

View Postjdenham15, on 26 September 2017 - 01:39 PM, said:

These don't look any different to me....other than paint fill, no?

I would imagine they are forged this time around.

View PostBrizam, on 26 September 2017 - 01:59 PM, said:

Looks like they say Milled on the hosel.  These look nice

+1. Just what I was going to answer. Milled indeed
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:05 PM

Well, not buying those to replace my MD 2 Tours next season. Hopefully MD Forged goes on CPO for a steal or i'll just get another set of Tours off the bay. Might grab a 64* if they give it the Roger and Phil treatment.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:19 PM

Just seen pics of a forged version but I believe they were last years model. But the players bag had both Milled and Forged, so I can't see why both wouldn't be available again.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:29 PM

Look unpleasantly big would need to see them beside MD3. These arenít forged so another MD milled version as the hosel says.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 02:42 PM

Meh they pretty much look like MD2 meets MD3. Even though I still game my MD2 I don't even like the wedge really. It lost it's grip really fast, but it still feels very soft so I've kept it. I didn't see the point in buying new golf gear this late into the season, I'm waiting to try SM7's and S18's next spring (and maybe a new Cobra offering?).
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 03:10 PM

Interested to see the 46 and 48. Those could be good compliments to the new '18 Apex MB and X-Forged.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 03:30 PM

These look like a milled version of the MD2 Tour Grinds (which are still in my bag!).  I'll be interested to see what finish and grind options come out, but the shape is great and they seemed to incorporate the "extra" groove from the MD Forged as well.  

They look to be in Branden Grace's bag, and he played the MD2 Tour Grind so that bodes well for us MD2 players.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 03:43 PM

Hmmmm, pretty underwhelmed so far.  But I'll reserve final judgement until I see all finishes and grinds.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 04:05 PM

View Postgioguy21, on 26 September 2017 - 12:47 PM, said:

View Postago33, on 26 September 2017 - 12:35 PM, said:

That's one big toe
it does look a bit off -- could've easily extended the grooves a bit more...no?

Same thing I thought on the MD Forged as well. Will be interested to see these firsthand.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 04:06 PM

I like the shape of these. I have a set of the old X forged in pristine condition. Those set the bar for feel and shape IMHO although I don't play them often.
I played the MD2 TG's and now have the MD forged in the bag. The MD forged feel as close to the old X forged I think. I like the shape
better on these than the MD forged. They do look like a combination of the MD2 & MD3. They do appear to have the extra bottom groove.
And I'm glad the chain link design on the MD 2's went away.

Edited by jgolf215, 26 September 2017 - 04:24 PM.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 04:25 PM

I like them. Keen to see if all the grind options are the same as MD3.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 05:27 PM

Nice looking wedges as usual..........there are SO many good wedge choices on the market anymore..........makes it pretty tough to decide!


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Posted 26 September 2017 - 06:21 PM

And just in time too. Look forward to trying these out.
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Posted 26 September 2017 - 06:56 PM

These look to have the straight leading edge like the MD Forged, but the grind options of the MD3, no?

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 07:01 PM

Bring back the U grind please.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 07:04 PM

View PostJwin323, on 26 September 2017 - 07:01 PM, said:

Bring back the U grind please.

And the PM grind..

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 07:17 PM

View PostTheMoneyShot, on 26 September 2017 - 07:04 PM, said:

View PostJwin323, on 26 September 2017 - 07:01 PM, said:

Bring back the U grind please.

And the PM grind..

The PM grind was effectively a modified U grind. They need to bring back the PM grind from the original XTour wedges. The p.m. grind and the U grind was not good for the vast majority of people.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 07:53 PM

Nice looking wedge. I have played the MD forged which I liked. There are just so many wedges out there now and most if not all are very good. Plenty of choices!

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 08:12 PM

Look inspired by the Mack Daddy Forged

Mini-groove at the bottom of the face, leading edge shape, etc.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 08:21 PM

Any pics floating around of a dark version as opposed to chrome?

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 08:28 PM

Need to incorporate the shape of the MD2 Tour but match it with the feel and softness of the MD forged.


Edit: AND offer better Grind options like the MD2 and MD3 offered.

Edited by jonn443, 26 September 2017 - 08:30 PM.

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 08:41 PM

View PostDTown3011, on 26 September 2017 - 07:17 PM, said:

View PostTheMoneyShot, on 26 September 2017 - 07:04 PM, said:

View PostJwin323, on 26 September 2017 - 07:01 PM, said:

Bring back the U grind please.

And the PM grind..

The PM grind was effectively a modified U grind. They need to bring back the PM grind from the original XTour wedges. The p.m. grind and the U grind was not good for the vast majority of people.

Curious as to why the U grind didn't work for most people. I thought it was the most versatile grind available. All my wedges have something similar that I've done and I love them. Not looking to argue, just interested in your insight.


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