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Epon AF-505 release date?


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#1 Arpeggi

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 04:50 PM

New Epon AF-505s look fantastic from the PGA show. Iím playing the AF-705 right now and they are great but definitely super GI in size. Anyone know the release date of the 505

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Posted 27 January 2018 - 09:20 PM

Should know something soon.  At first they looked odd to me but now I know I'll be giving these a run.  Loving the 705s but they are just a tad too big.  These look somewhere between the 303 and the P3...am thinking as long as the 705 but a bit more control, more solid feeling.  The look is really growing on me!
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Posted 28 January 2018 - 06:08 PM

Love the look, price is what's goin to get me.

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 08:05 AM

quite like them too. They are growing on me. Thinish topline with a wider sole can't be that bad of a combination for us mere mortals.
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Posted 08 February 2018 - 01:19 AM

They're growing on me as well.

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 05:29 PM

Release date is June ball speed is up on these irons tested at pga show Epon are saying 3 mph quicker also you can alter the hesd weight by changing the weights

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 10:24 PM

Sweet, anyone know how they compare in size and shape to 503 and P3?
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:35 PM

Not a fan at all

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Posted 01 May 2018 - 09:10 PM

Nice! Canít wait to see some reviews.

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Posted 02 May 2018 - 10:18 AM

Would love to know how these compare to the 502ís

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Posted 04 May 2018 - 06:08 AM

View PostTzoid, on 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM, said:

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
then they're clearly not the club for you. The 500 is a game improvement iron.

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 04:56 PM

View PostTherealpatgiles, on 04 May 2018 - 06:08 AM, said:

View PostTzoid, on 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM, said:

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
then they're clearly not the club for you. The 500 is a game improvement iron.

YEP....  Putting Screws in Irons looks like somebody is trying to copy a competitor in the " premium price" category and it actually sickens me to see Epon go that route.  The superior forging they are known for certainly shouldn't require them to add weight screws as a Gimmick to follow PXG.

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 05:03 PM

View PostTherealpatgiles, on 04 May 2018 - 06:08 AM, said:

View PostTzoid, on 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM, said:

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
then they're clearly not the club for you. The 500 is a game improvement iron.

Is that how theyíre advertising the 505? Reason Iím asking is that I own the 502ís and they are def NOT game improvement irons.

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 05:05 PM

View PostTzoid, on 06 May 2018 - 04:56 PM, said:

View PostTherealpatgiles, on 04 May 2018 - 06:08 AM, said:

View PostTzoid, on 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM, said:

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
then they're clearly not the club for you. The 500 is a game improvement iron.

YEP....  Putting Screws in Irons looks like somebody is trying to copy a competitor in the " premium price" category and it actually sickens me to see Epon go that route.  The superior forging they are known for certainly shouldn't require them to add weight screws as a Gimmick to follow PXG.

Whether itís putters or irons, all OEMs copy each otherís designs and if something works for one, why not??

One manís ceiling is another manís floor. I love the look and canít wait to hit them:)


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Posted 06 May 2018 - 06:59 PM

View PostSwisstrader98, on 06 May 2018 - 05:03 PM, said:

View PostTherealpatgiles, on 04 May 2018 - 06:08 AM, said:

View PostTzoid, on 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM, said:

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
then they're clearly not the club for you. The 500 is a game improvement iron.

Is that how theyíre advertising the 505? Reason Iím asking is that I own the 502ís and they are def NOT game improvement irons.
I think they're technically players distance irons. It's not for a low handicapper that's for sure. The 300 series and the tour are for those typ3s. 500 series would be 15 cappers give or take. I have the 503. They're excellent irons but they're not thin by any means.

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 07:36 PM

View PostTherealpatgiles, on 06 May 2018 - 06:59 PM, said:

View PostSwisstrader98, on 06 May 2018 - 05:03 PM, said:

View PostTherealpatgiles, on 04 May 2018 - 06:08 AM, said:

View PostTzoid, on 16 March 2018 - 11:05 PM, said:

I honestly don;t care for wide soled irons and the "PXG Like " weight screws are hideous.   I'll pass at $ 325.00 per club
then they're clearly not the club for you. The 500 is a game improvement iron.

Is that how theyíre advertising the 505? Reason Iím asking is that I own the 502ís and they are def NOT game improvement irons.
I think they're technically players distance irons. It's not for a low handicapper that's for sure. The 300 series and the tour are for those typ3s. 500 series would be 15 cappers give or take. I have the 503. They're excellent irons but they're not thin by any means.

More and more pros are using irons w some game improvement in their irons. Gone are the days where all pros and low handicappers are using blades. All 3 pros at my club for example are using Rogue irons which have a ton of game improvement in them.

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Posted 10 May 2018 - 06:20 PM

ill skip this. bring on the 305 :superman:
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Posted 10 May 2018 - 11:09 PM

Not a great looking club to me but Epon having a few screws in the back does not make them look like PXG, which also did not invent the use of screws, they just showed how it is not a good look if you use way too many.
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Posted 07 June 2018 - 09:30 PM

Anyone hit them yet?


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