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Uhh... what is this... Maltby PTM Irons just popped up.


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#1 golfnhack

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 02:13 PM

So I was looking at DBM and MMB irons, and all of a sudden this shows up

https://www.golfwork...eads/p/MA0286S/

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 02:20 PM

Interesting...not a huge fan based on asthetics alone.

I really wish that golfworks would make something with a much squarer leading edge, like the P730 or the Nike Vapor Pro Comboss...just not a huge fan of the rounded look. To each his own no doubt these will perform well!

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 02:36 PM

Wow!! Nice find

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 05:56 PM

View Postgolfnhack, on 05 January 2018 - 02:13 PM, said:

So I was looking at DBM and MMB irons, and all of a sudden this shows up

https://www.golfwork...eads/p/MA0286S/
Just ran across these on their site.  I like the look!
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 08:05 PM

Those are very attractive!

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 08:35 PM

I like the look but they are stupidly strong lofted
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Posted 05 January 2018 - 09:30 PM

View PostBad9, on 05 January 2018 - 08:35 PM, said:

I like the look but they are stupidly strong lofted

Just some minor tweaking and the lofts will match Eye2, just one club stronger.

MOI is pretty low for a club like this - 12.5.  Ping iblade and i-series are over 14.

Edited by Nessism, 05 January 2018 - 09:31 PM.

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 10:54 PM

Look good. Strong lofts for bragging rights.

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:05 PM

Consider them 3-PW.  A normal set.

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Posted 05 January 2018 - 11:34 PM

Yup, bend them 1 degree strong and you have a modern players iron 3-Pw set


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Posted 06 January 2018 - 12:51 AM

View PostBad9, on 05 January 2018 - 08:35 PM, said:

I like the look but they are stupidly strong lofted

i agree  44 wedge?

48  gap wedge

guess i  could hit the wedge  120 and the gap 110

leaves big gaps  below  that,need 52 also

Edited by Thayneil, 06 January 2018 - 01:05 AM.


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Posted 06 January 2018 - 08:00 AM

View PostThayneil, on 06 January 2018 - 12:51 AM, said:

View PostBad9, on 05 January 2018 - 08:35 PM, said:

I like the look but they are stupidly strong lofted

i agree  44 wedge?

48  gap wedge

guess i  could hit the wedge  120 and the gap 110

leaves big gaps  below  that,need 52 also

I'd bend the PW to 45 and A/G to 50.  The lofts would then be right in the sweet spot these days (compared to most other clubs anyway).
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Posted 06 January 2018 - 10:57 AM

View PostNessism, on 06 January 2018 - 08:00 AM, said:

View PostThayneil, on 06 January 2018 - 12:51 AM, said:

View PostBad9, on 05 January 2018 - 08:35 PM, said:

I like the look but they are stupidly strong lofted

i agree  44 wedge?

48  gap wedge

guess i  could hit the wedge  120 and the gap 110

leaves big gaps  below  that,need 52 also

I'd bend the PW to 45 and A/G to 50.  The lofts would then be right in the sweet spot these days (compared to most other clubs anyway).

that would work

I noticed they are  "form  forged"

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 11:30 AM

Nice find.  I had the MMB's back in the day and loved them.  Still wish I had them and may need to give these a close look.

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 11:56 AM

Wow thanks!  I heard they would be coming out w/something.  Just finished putting together a set of DBM (5-U) with Modus3 105s...

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 08:34 PM

FYI there will be more heads to come....

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Posted 06 January 2018 - 11:08 PM

View PostThayneil, on 06 January 2018 - 10:57 AM, said:

I noticed they are  "form  forged"

Form Forged = Cast + one net shape forging whack
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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:59 AM

View PostNessism, on 06 January 2018 - 11:08 PM, said:

View PostThayneil, on 06 January 2018 - 10:57 AM, said:

I noticed they are  "form  forged"

Form Forged = Cast + one net shape forging whack

So what does this mean feel wise? Are they more like cast irons for feel/durability?

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 01:34 PM

It's a nice looking iron. I'll put it up against an MMB-17 tomorrow, same shaft 950GH S Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 02:22 PM

View PostGdashoff, on 12 January 2018 - 08:59 AM, said:

View PostNessism, on 06 January 2018 - 11:08 PM, said:

View PostThayneil, on 06 January 2018 - 10:57 AM, said:

I noticed they are  "form  forged"

Form Forged = Cast + one net shape forging whack

So what does this mean feel wise? Are they more like cast irons for feel/durability?

8620 steel is being used, just like a Vokey wedge, so you can expect feel to be good.  Maybe not as soft as 1025 steel heads, but close.  Durability will be similar to other carbon steel clubs.  Not to the level of a harder stainless head though.

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 02:22 PM

Definetly looks bigger then my MMBs.
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Posted 12 January 2018 - 02:23 PM

That's a pretty nice looking design right there. I wish you could buy singles in black. Looking forward to your review.
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Posted 12 January 2018 - 03:00 PM

https://www.golfwork...hafts/p/MA0292/

Just saw these pop up as well.  Make a pretty sweet looking set of irons matched with any other their dbms.

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 03:19 PM

View PostPopeye64, on 12 January 2018 - 01:34 PM, said:

It's a nice looking iron. I'll put it up against an MMB-17 tomorrow, same shaft 950GH S Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

Wow... that looks real purdy!
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Posted 12 January 2018 - 03:29 PM

View PostDFinch, on 12 January 2018 - 02:23 PM, said:

That's a pretty nice looking design right there. I wish you could buy singles in black. Looking forward to your review.
They should play identical from the chrome to black but the black should be a harder iron given the finish. I would expect them to feel just a slight bit harder at contactvif that makes sense. That's how all. The other models play with those two finishes


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Posted 12 January 2018 - 06:05 PM

View PostPopeye64, on 12 January 2018 - 03:29 PM, said:

View PostDFinch, on 12 January 2018 - 02:23 PM, said:

That's a pretty nice looking design right there. I wish you could buy singles in black. Looking forward to your review.
They should play identical from the chrome to black but the black should be a harder iron given the finish. I would expect them to feel just a slight bit harder at contactvif that makes sense. That's how all. The other models play with those two finishes

I appreciate that comparison. For me it's really just a cosmetic debate with myself. I like the black and would probably choose that, but to test the iron I'd have to buy the silver finish. That prevents finishing the set from the "test" club unless I stayed with silver. Your pictures, though, have me really torn between the two and it opens back up the idea of ordering one to build and test before committing to the entire set. I just have to decide if silver is the way I would want to go. I love my current irons, so I probably won't do either, but the specs on these really really tick a lot of boxes for what I like in an iron design.
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Posted 12 January 2018 - 06:07 PM

View PostDFinch, on 12 January 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostPopeye64, on 12 January 2018 - 03:29 PM, said:

View PostDFinch, on 12 January 2018 - 02:23 PM, said:

That's a pretty nice looking design right there. I wish you could buy singles in black. Looking forward to your review.
They should play identical from the chrome to black but the black should be a harder iron given the finish. I would expect them to feel just a slight bit harder at contactvif that makes sense. That's how all. The other models play with those two finishes

I appreciate that comparison. For me it's really just a cosmetic debate with myself. I like the black and would probably choose that, but to test the iron I'd have to buy the silver finish. That prevents finishing the set from the "test" club unless I stayed with silver. Your pictures, though, have me really torn between the two and it opens back up the idea of ordering one to build and test before committing to the entire set. I just have to decide if silver is the way I would want to go. I love my current irons, so I probably won't do either, but the specs on these really really tick a lot of boxes for what I like in an iron design.
I ordered for total of 4 of the 6 iron heads in the pearl Chrome and when I finish testing of some proto type graphite shafts I'll send you a head to tinker with.

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 06:22 PM

View PostPopeye64, on 12 January 2018 - 01:34 PM, said:

It's a nice looking iron. I'll put it up against an MMB-17 tomorrow, same shaft 950GH S Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

They are already in stock yowzers.....can you comment on the leading edge grind....looks to be a nice blunted leading edge or is that just the shadow?

Thx for posting pics, real world pics miles better than the studio pics on the site!

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 06:24 PM

View PostPopeye64, on 12 January 2018 - 06:07 PM, said:

View PostDFinch, on 12 January 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

View PostPopeye64, on 12 January 2018 - 03:29 PM, said:

View PostDFinch, on 12 January 2018 - 02:23 PM, said:

That's a pretty nice looking design right there. I wish you could buy singles in black. Looking forward to your review.
They should play identical from the chrome to black but the black should be a harder iron given the finish. I would expect them to feel just a slight bit harder at contactvif that makes sense. That's how all. The other models play with those two finishes

I appreciate that comparison. For me it's really just a cosmetic debate with myself. I like the black and would probably choose that, but to test the iron I'd have to buy the silver finish. That prevents finishing the set from the "test" club unless I stayed with silver. Your pictures, though, have me really torn between the two and it opens back up the idea of ordering one to build and test before committing to the entire set. I just have to decide if silver is the way I would want to go. I love my current irons, so I probably won't do either, but the specs on these really really tick a lot of boxes for what I like in an iron design.
I ordered for total of 4 of the 6 iron heads in the pearl Chrome and when I finish testing of some proto type graphite shafts I'll send you a head to tinker with.

That is extremely nice of you! Take your time, of course, and hit me up down the road so we can work something out.
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Posted 12 January 2018 - 06:40 PM

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