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First equipment purchase of 2018?


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#1 Rory4Pres

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 09:54 AM

What was or do you think will be your first equipment purchase of 2018?


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#2 Bomber_11

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:05 AM

Taylormade P-730 w/ KBS $-Taper
Ping G400 LST 8.5* + Graphite Design AD DI 6X
Ping G400 15* + Graphite Design AD DI 7X
Callaway Apex MB Raw 3-PW + Fuji Tour Spec 115X
Callaway Mack Daddy Forged 50*/55* w/ DG Tour Issue S400
Titleist Vokey SM4 60* w/ DG Tour Issue S400
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:10 AM

Taylor made M2 Driver 9.5 with Fujikura speeder evo II 661. January 2nd
Taylor Made M2 Fujikura Speeder Evolution II 661
Callway XR 16 15*
MP18 MMC FliHi 3
Mizuno MP18 MMC 4&5, 6-W blade w/ Project X LZ 6
Mizuno T7 52, 56 and 60
Taylor Made Tour Spider Red

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:14 AM

On New years Day I went and got a new set of 718 ap2 and a new 917 D3, next will be looking for a 917 F3 and a 818 H1 :superman:

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:16 AM

Either TaylorMade P-730 with Modus 130, or an M4.

TaylorMade M2 9.5 (2017), Graphite Design Tour AD-GP 6s
TaylorMade V-Steel 13, Graphite Design Purple Ice 85X
TaylorMade UDI 2, KBS C-Taper Lite 115 X
TaylorMade RSi TP 3-4, KBS C-Taper 120 S
TaylorMade RSi TP 5-PW, KBS C-Taper 125 S+
TaylorMade Tour Preferred 52, KBS 610 120 S
TaylorMade Hi-Toe 60 (58), DG S400 (TI)
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:22 AM

Surprisingly, a Honma TW-Forged #3 driving iron (secondhand), then a Graphite Design Tour AD GT 6X for an old V-steel 4w I had.
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Tour AD GT 6x shaft.JPG

Edit: I say surprisingly, because I was pretty happy with my Honma TW-U #3 utility, but the price on the newer model was too good to pass up. Better feel too.

Also, this came on Jan 2nd, though I ordered and paid for it online before the end of last year:
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Edited by No Catchy Nickname, 05 January 2018 - 10:25 AM.

Driver: Ping G400 Tour 65S
4w: TaylorMade V-steel, AD-GT 6X
7w  TaylorMade V-steel, Quadra Fire Express RB 6SX
Driving Iron: Honma TW-U Forged #3, Modus 120S
Irons (4i-PW): Mizuno MP18 PX6.0 @ + 1/2"   
Wedges: Callaway MD2 52* S and 58* (U, S, or T-Grind depending on how I feel)                    
Putter: Odyssey White Hot Pro #9 or Wilson TPA XVIII

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:27 AM

New wedges. Need to replace my SM5's. Have my eye on the new SM7 or the new Glide wedges, but will be testing everything.
Ping G LS Tec 9*- Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 7.2 TS X
Callaway X2 Hot Pro 15* - Aldila Tour Green 85x
Callaway X2 Hot Pro 19* - Aldila Tour Green 85x
Ping i25 4-PW - KBS C-Taper 130x SS
Titleist Vokey SM5 50*, 54*, 58* S400
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:27 AM

Itching for a new flat stick and a stand bag.
Cobra F8+ Project X Hazardous Yellow 6.0 75G
Cobra F8 3FW NV Blue Stiff 70G
Cobra F8 3H Aldila Rogue Stiff
Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 4-Gap W/ Project X LZ 6.0
Titleist SM6 54& 60
Taylormade SpiderTour Platinum
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TaylorMade TP5X

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:33 AM

Taylormade Spider tour Red with sightline, hopefully get to use it this weekend if the frost stays away!!

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:14 AM

Just bought the 54* Mizuno S18 wedge to match the 60* I got for Christmas.  I’m not a huge fan of changing wedge brands, but these are miles better than the Callaway’s they’re replacing.

Driver:     Ping G400 Max 10.5*
Fairway:  Callaway Rogue 15*, 20* & 24*
Irons:       TaylorMade M4 6-SW. (Tensei Blue)
Wedges:  Callaway PM Grind 58* & 64*
Putter:      TaylorMade Spider Tour Red Sightline & Cure RX4 Red

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:32 AM

I might regrip this winter, but so far I've got enough freebies for Christmas (balls, new driver shaft).  Also apparently won a Cleveland (TFI 2135) putter in one of the WRX giveaway threads.

I probably won't have to buy anything, outside of membership dues and perhaps some Trackman time with the new driver shaft (Aldila Tour Green 70X, playing at 44").
Taylormade M1 9.75o Aldila Tour Green 70x
Taylormade RBZ 3w 15o Aldila Tour Blue 70x
Taylormade Rescue Dual 19o R-Flex
Mizuno JPX-850 Forged 4-GW DG S300
Mizuno S5 (54, 58)
Odyssey Tank Cruiser #1

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:36 AM

Maybe a fairway wood. Either a Titleist or a Cobra F7 to line up more with my driver and hybrid. Other than that I am 100% happy with my bag, which is unusual. Definitely going to regrip everything in the bag though.
Titleist 915 D2 (9.5 degree) - UST ProForce V2 Stiff Shaft
Taylormade R11 4 Wood - Stock Stiff Shaft
Cobra King F7 3-4 Hybrid (22 degree setting)
Callaway Big Bertha Diablo Forged 4 Iron Thru P Wedge - Stock Steel Shafts
Titleist Spin Milled SM 6 50/8 degree
Titleist Spin Milled SM 5 54/10 degree and 58/8 Degree - Stock Steel Shafts
Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport Putter

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:38 AM

SM7 56/60 or a driver of some sort. Those are the only things keeping me from having a dialed in bag.
Callaway Epic 3W 15˚ - Aldila Rogue Max 75
Nike Covert 3H - Kurokage 85
Titleist 716 T-MB 4-UST Mamiya Recoil F3 95
Titleist 716 CB 5/6-KBS Tour V 110
Titleist 716 MB 8/9/P-KBS Tour V 110
Vokey SM7 - 50F, 55S, 59D
Miura KM-007
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:46 AM

T7s
MacGregor PCB Tours...the leopard of irons.

TM SLDR TP 430 10*
TM 300 Series 15*
Titleist 909h 17* 21*
Mizuno  MP-15 4-PW
Mizuno MP T7 52* 58*
Odyssey White Hot #6

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:46 AM

Iron shafts for me.  Picked up a set of C-taper 130x and a set of PX 7.0 to do some launch monitor testing against X100s

917D3 8.5º Diamana D+ 70x
915F 13.5º Diamana D+ 80x
915H 18º Kuro Kage TiNi HY 90TX
716CB 3-PW KBS C-Taper 130X
SM6 50º, 54º & 58º KBS C-Taper 130X
Big T Blade 33"
ProV1x

Coming Soon:
Tensei Pro Orange 70TX
Tensei Pro White 80TX

In Rotation:
915Fd 13.5º Diamana D+ 80x (for sale)
915F 18º Diamana D+ 80X
816H2 19º Diamana HY 100x (for sale)

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:58 AM

3 brand spanking new Scratch wedges.  8620 model, chrome finish 50, 56, 60 DD to go with my AR1 V2 irons I got last year.  Set complete at long last :)

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 12:10 PM

Darth Vader ball marker!

Window shopping for irons though.
Callaway X-Hot Pro 8.5°
Ping Anser 14.5°
Mizuno T-Zoid Pro II (2-PW)
Wilson 52° & 58°
Odyssey Protype 4HT
Bridgestone Tour B330

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 12:13 PM

Apex MB 18 irons with $ taper
Subject to change at any second...

Ping G400 Max 9* w/ HZRDUS yellow
Titleist 917F2 16.5* w/ Diamana blue
Titleist 816H1 21* w/ Diamana blue
Ping Iblade 5-PW w/ DG 120 S300
Vokey SM4, 50/54/60
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 12:45 PM

I'm going to look at AP3s or Apex CF16s to possibly replace my AP2s.
TM M4
Epic 15* or TM 200 smoothie 15* 1st run Accuflex Creation
816 H1 19*
816 H1 24*
Epic Rogue 5-pw
48* SM6 F
54* SM6 M
60* bent to 58* SM6 K
Scotty X7

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 12:54 PM

Spider Tour w/Plumbers neck

2016 Taylormade M2 - Tour AD GP 7X
Titleist 718 AP2 - Project X 6.5
Taylormade P790 2 UDI - Hzrdus Black 6.5
Titleist Vokey Sm7 50°
Titleist Vokey Sm7 54°
Titleist Vokey Sm7 58°
Taylormade Spider Tour Black
Titleist Staff Stand
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 01:00 PM

P790's (coming next week)
F8 3w (coming next week)
WITB
DR - '16 M2 Speeder Evo II 661
3W - F8 2KXV Blue 70
3i - JPX 850 Tensei Blue 80 (U65 on rotation)
Irons - P790 4i Modus 105, 5-PW Modus 120
Wedges - Trusty Tour 50/8 54/10 60/6 Modus Wedge 115
P - Odyssey WHP #7
Ball - ProV1 or Project (a)
Cobra Ultralight Bag

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 01:04 PM

Found a decent price on a couple dozen yellow AVX balls, looking for them to arrive soon.

After years of saying I'd never found anything that works better than a ProV1x for my game I'll be darned if I didn't try a sleeve of the AVX and get hooked like a trout! Leave it to me to start Jonesing for the only ball out there more expensive than a ProV...
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 01:07 PM

Bought a jpx900 19 hybrid and a Fuji pro 83h shaft already. They both come in soon. Looking forward to getting the club setup.

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 04:40 PM

View Postjbole267, on 05 January 2018 - 12:54 PM, said:

Spider Tour w/Plumbers neck

This came to market?  Thought it was just a tour release.

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 04:42 PM

So far Taylormade is kinda dominating everybody's upcoming purchases, especially their irons.  The PXG knockoff worked! haha.


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Posted 05 January 2018 - 05:37 PM

On the 3rd I ordered a 52* and 58* (bent to 57*) XW-1 Bridgestone Tour B wedges.....
This only items left to purchase for 2018 are the BS Tour B FW's, I'm looking for a good deal on them...........
Bridgestone TourB X-CB  3-PW w/KBS C-Taper Stiff
Bridgestone XD-3 9.5* Hzdrus Black 6.0
TourEdge Exotics CBX 15" Hzdrus Black 6.0
TourEdge Exotics CBX 18" Hzdrus Yellow 6.0
Bridgestone XW-1 52* w/KBS C-Taper Stiff
Bridgestone XW-1 56* w/KBS C-Taper Stiff
TaylorMade Spyder w/UST frequency filtered shaft

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 05:42 PM

1/1/2018

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TAYLORMADE R15 9.5* Matrix Black Tie 7m3 @ 44"
ADAMS Super S 15* & 18* Matrix Radix HD S VI
CALLAWAY X-12 3-PW Memphis 10

INNOVEX Type S GDT 50*, 54* Kuro Kage Black 80i
ODYSSEY Tri-ball SRT 34" Champ C1 Jumbo grip

OGIO Grom 14 way stand bag

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 05:46 PM

Ordered it in 2017 but picked it up and paid for it yesterday so technically it's the first... 716 AP2 3 iron to finish off my set, which is awesome cause I had it out today and apparently I can't hit it.  Good start to 2018!!!
Ping G400 Max 9*
Titleist 915f 16.5*
Srixon Z745 3-P
Titleist SM6 52*/58*
Ping Vault 2.0 Dale Anser

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 06:08 PM

New years night I ordered some shafts - FST 90 to replace my stock T-step 90's on my R7's. These cheap ($9) performing shaft are similar to TaylorMade ones. In fact, FST supplies TM with shaft the last couple years.

Also ordered on the same night, XE1 65* wedge... I was just curious when I saw the C3i commercial... For far less cheaper, the XE1 would be fun to sample with before It goes on Ebay.....or sell it to a friend. But you never know, if this works, it'll stay in the bag.....

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 06:23 PM

View PostPayton1020, on 05 January 2018 - 05:42 PM, said:

1/1/2018

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