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Miura 1957 Small Blade/Baby Blade enthusiasts thread! (Lots of enabling and physics lessons inside)


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#421 DeNinny

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Posted 05 October 2018 - 08:45 PM

View Postrebby, on 05 October 2018 - 11:50 AM, said:

View PostTcann32, on 05 October 2018 - 10:41 AM, said:

View Postkaaayelll, on 04 February 2018 - 08:09 PM, said:

Rebby, I've got extras of the BB should you want/need. :D

He has more than one set already, cause he sucks. ;)

Settle down, I only have 3 sets of BBs at the moment.

With one more set than me, yes, u suk.

Tcann32 it's almost worth it to switch to playing RH.  Just sayin'.

kaaayelll don't forget I'm still in line for a 1i BB head.  And that build is gorgeous.  Chocolate Sluts.

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Posted 05 October 2018 - 09:22 PM

View PostDeNinny, on 05 October 2018 - 08:45 PM, said:

View Postrebby, on 05 October 2018 - 11:50 AM, said:

View PostTcann32, on 05 October 2018 - 10:41 AM, said:

View Postkaaayelll, on 04 February 2018 - 08:09 PM, said:

Rebby, I've got extras of the BB should you want/need. :D

He has more than one set already, cause he sucks. ;)

Settle down, I only have 3 sets of BBs at the moment.

Tcann32 it's almost worth it to switch to playing RH.  Just sayin'.


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Posted 05 October 2018 - 10:21 PM

View Postrebby, on 05 October 2018 - 09:22 PM, said:

View PostDeNinny, on 05 October 2018 - 08:45 PM, said:

View Postrebby, on 05 October 2018 - 11:50 AM, said:

View PostTcann32, on 05 October 2018 - 10:41 AM, said:

View Postkaaayelll, on 04 February 2018 - 08:09 PM, said:

Rebby, I've got extras of the BB should you want/need. :D

He has more than one set already, cause he sucks. ;)

Settle down, I only have 3 sets of BBs at the moment.

Tcann32 it's almost worth it to switch to playing RH.  Just sayin'.


Don't let him fool you, he has one of the few black oxide lefty Miura blade sets out there.

That's like riding a black albino unicorn.

So jelly.
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Posted 06 October 2018 - 04:47 AM

If anyone is umming and erring on getting a set, just do it!
Every round under my belt with mine I learn to love and appreciate them that little bit more
Driver = Titleist TS3, Even Flow White 6.0 (44.5")
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Posted 06 October 2018 - 10:45 AM

View Postcraz-e, on 06 October 2018 - 04:47 AM, said:

If anyone is umming and erring on getting a set, just do it!
Every round under my belt with mine I learn to love and appreciate them that little bit more

Amen to that!  I've been playing my BBs for three years now and still keep loving them more and more.  (Pro Tip:  If they ever 'lose their luster', go play any other set of irons for a while and then go back to the BBs...it will rekindle the flame.)

And you should appreciate them even more now that they are obsolete and Miura and Miura-Giken are phasing out blade designs as I feared from their buy-out.  I just browsed both websites and it is sad.  The "blades" offered are a shadow of the BB and Miuraism and Tournament TB designs.  So sad.

Edited by DeNinny, 06 October 2018 - 10:46 AM.

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Posted 08 October 2018 - 11:15 AM

Just got my custom set of Miura BB's Last week (1* upright / 1* strong / Nippon Modus 105S).

Took me a few days to do the custom paint job myself, put on new grips, etc, but though I would share them with you all!

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Posted 08 October 2018 - 11:47 AM

jwcgolfer those are beautiful.  The 'All American Girls'.  So patriotic!

I'm very interested in how you like and how those BB grind wedges play.
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Posted 08 October 2018 - 06:29 PM

Usher's!

Beauties!!! Even the Baby Blade Hand Grinds! Welcome to the club!!

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Posted 08 October 2018 - 06:41 PM

More beauties to behold!
Driver = Titleist TS3, Even Flow White 6.0 (44.5")
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Irons = Miura 1957 Baby Blades Project X LZ 6.0 (4-PW)
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Posted 09 October 2018 - 09:33 AM

Thank Guys!

I will let you know how the wedges play next week when I give them the full gamut this weekend.

I have typically been a Vokey player, but though id give these a shot.

Hitting them off a premium hitting mat compared to Vokey they definitely sounded better to me, not as clunky sounding.

I also hate how big wegdes have become, these are more appealing to my eye (those Callaway Hi-Toe wedges look ridiculous)
And with how mental this game is, I just want to look down and say "Yeah that looks right!"

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 07:26 PM

View Postjwcgolfer, on 09 October 2018 - 09:33 AM, said:

Thank Guys!

I will let you know how the wedges play next week when I give them the full gamut this weekend.

I have typically been a Vokey player, but though id give these a shot.

Hitting them off a premium hitting mat compared to Vokey they definitely sounded better to me, not as clunky sounding.

I also hate how big wegdes have become, these are more appealing to my eye (those Callaway Hi-Toe wedges look ridiculous)
And with how mental this game is, I just want to look down and say "Yeah that looks right!"

Agreed. Have 2 sets of Hand Grind Baby Blade Wedges myself!

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 03:45 PM

Recent build mentioned above...sans paint fill, plus some wedges that have been sitting far too long.

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 03:48 PM

I’m trying to understand how much smaller the B.B. are compared to my Mizuno MP33’s. Anyone got numbers or can point me in the right direction?!

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 03:49 PM

View Postkaaayelll, on 10 October 2018 - 03:45 PM, said:

Recent build mentioned above...sans paint fill, plus some wedges that have been sitting far too long.

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Wow!!!! Love it!

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 06:11 PM

View Postkaaayelll, on 10 October 2018 - 03:45 PM, said:

Recent build mentioned above...sans paint fill, plus some wedges that have been sitting far too long.

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Just beautiful, need some K Grind wedges in my life!

Driver = Titleist TS3, Even Flow White 6.0 (44.5")
5 Wood = Taylormade Burner

Irons = Miura 1957 Baby Blades Project X LZ 6.0 (4-PW)
Wilson Staff FG59 DG S300's (4-PW)
Titleist 718 MB Project X LZ 6.0 (4-PW)
Wedges = Titleist Vokey SM6 52*, 56* and 60*

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 06:14 PM

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 10 October 2018 - 03:48 PM, said:

I’m trying to understand how much smaller the B.B. are compared to my Mizuno MP33’s. Anyone got numbers or can point me in the right direction?!

You might find this useful.

http://fairwaygolf.c...tleist-716-mbs/

If you can play MP33's, you will not have any trouble hitting baby blades. They're small, but once you get used to it, it's like swinging a normal golf club. The real trip is going back to a player's CB - they all look like shovels to me now.

edit: also this
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Posted 10 October 2018 - 07:28 PM

Good post, Huddledtoast, and I agree with the ease of hitting the BB!  I’ll add the following pics comparing the MB001 and the BB. The MP-32 has more offset than either Miura.

Funny enough, P, I’ve not yet gamed the K Grind.  Everything suggests they’ll be great even if of right lies.

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Posted 10 October 2018 - 07:41 PM

TheMarvelousOne ...

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This is data that WRXer Bigmean took with calipers and measuring various dimensions between his BBs and MP-14s.  He collected the info and being an engiNERD I converted it to a bar chart.
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Posted 10 October 2018 - 07:45 PM

TheMarvelousOne these are visual comparison pics between BBs and Retro TBs and MP29s

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 10:34 AM

Thanks everyone. I figured I'd receive some backlash for not doing enough research before asking :)



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Posted 11 October 2018 - 11:47 AM

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 10:34 AM, said:

Thanks everyone. I figured I'd receive some backlash for not doing enough research before asking :)

FWIW I hit the MP33s (dan360's) side by side with my BBs and some Miura-Giken Hagane blades and the BBs had the (slightly) best feel and performance.  dan360 felt the same and it was what convinced him to get his BB set.  The MP33s are awesome irons.  Arguably the best Mizuno iron ever, but still the BBs are a slightly better in terms of design and steel quality.
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Posted 11 October 2018 - 04:04 PM

View PostDeNinny, on 11 October 2018 - 11:47 AM, said:

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 10:34 AM, said:

Thanks everyone. I figured I'd receive some backlash for not doing enough research before asking :)

FWIW I hit the MP33s (dan360's) side by side with my BBs and some Miura-Giken Hagane blades and the BBs had the (slightly) best feel and performance.  dan360 felt the same and it was what convinced him to get his BB set.  The MP33s are awesome irons.  Arguably the best Mizuno iron ever, but still the BBs are a slightly better in terms of design and steel quality.

That's awesome! I know a set of BB's will be in my future, just not sure when!

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 05:30 PM

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 04:04 PM, said:

View PostDeNinny, on 11 October 2018 - 11:47 AM, said:

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 10:34 AM, said:

Thanks everyone. I figured I'd receive some backlash for not doing enough research before asking :)

FWIW I hit the MP33s (dan360's) side by side with my BBs and some Miura-Giken Hagane blades and the BBs had the (slightly) best feel and performance.  dan360 felt the same and it was what convinced him to get his BB set.  The MP33s are awesome irons.  Arguably the best Mizuno iron ever, but still the BBs are a slightly better in terms of design and steel quality.

That's awesome! I know a set of BB's will be in my future, just not sure when!

Look forward to reading about your BB journey!  Also, I made the transition to my first set from MP67s.  I had similar concerns as you about size differences until I compared BB 6i to my MP67 6i on a real turf range.  It is a visual adjustment for sure but really there is nothing to fear.  If you think about your own "hit dispersion" pattern on the face of your irons and them compare the size of it to the face of a BB, the pattern "fits" fine on the BB face!  Sure, it's theoretically possible that an extreme toe hit on a BB won't make good contact as compared to a longer face iron, but in the grand scheme of things this is a very marginal benefit.

Where the margins matter a little more is in the exposed surface area of the clubhead to the ground.  The smaller BB head simply will interact LESS with turf and grass and such to increase the chances of unhindered impact with the ball.  True, this benefit will be minor comparing it with another blade like the MP33, but still in my experience it is noticable if you spend a lot of time comparing how the two clubs perform.  And again I notice this as a difference with my MP67s and Retro TBs as compared to my BBs.

So in conclusion, have no fear that you will hit BBs any worse than your MP33s.  There's ZERO technical justification for it and moreover there is an actual (minor) benefit!

(LOL but...if you were playing FUGLY and technically inferior SGI clubs with behemoth soles, you would reap an even bigger relative benefit by going to BBs!)
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#444 TheMarvelousOne

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 08:33 PM

View PostDeNinny, on 11 October 2018 - 05:30 PM, said:

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 04:04 PM, said:

View PostDeNinny, on 11 October 2018 - 11:47 AM, said:

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 10:34 AM, said:

Thanks everyone. I figured I'd receive some backlash for not doing enough research before asking :)

FWIW I hit the MP33s (dan360's) side by side with my BBs and some Miura-Giken Hagane blades and the BBs had the (slightly) best feel and performance.  dan360 felt the same and it was what convinced him to get his BB set.  The MP33s are awesome irons.  Arguably the best Mizuno iron ever, but still the BBs are a slightly better in terms of design and steel quality.

That's awesome! I know a set of BB's will be in my future, just not sure when!

Look forward to reading about your BB journey!  Also, I made the transition to my first set from MP67s.  I had similar concerns as you about size differences until I compared BB 6i to my MP67 6i on a real turf range.  It is a visual adjustment for sure but really there is nothing to fear.  If you think about your own "hit dispersion" pattern on the face of your irons and them compare the size of it to the face of a BB, the pattern "fits" fine on the BB face!  Sure, it's theoretically possible that an extreme toe hit on a BB won't make good contact as compared to a longer face iron, but in the grand scheme of things this is a very marginal benefit.

Where the margins matter a little more is in the exposed surface area of the clubhead to the ground.  The smaller BB head simply will interact LESS with turf and grass and such to increase the chances of unhindered impact with the ball.  True, this benefit will be minor comparing it with another blade like the MP33, but still in my experience it is noticable if you spend a lot of time comparing how the two clubs perform.  And again I notice this as a difference with my MP67s and Retro TBs as compared to my BBs.

So in conclusion, have no fear that you will hit BBs any worse than your MP33s.  There's ZERO technical justification for it and moreover there is an actual (minor) benefit!

(LOL but...if you were playing FUGLY and technically inferior SGI clubs with behemoth soles, you would reap an even bigger relative benefit by going to BBs!)

Haha! No fear here regarding the size of the irons! More like fear of my wife finding out I spent $1000 on a set of iron heads when I haven't even replaced her SUV that I totaled a year ago!

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#445 DeNinny

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 09:01 PM

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 08:33 PM, said:

View PostDeNinny, on 11 October 2018 - 05:30 PM, said:

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 04:04 PM, said:

View PostDeNinny, on 11 October 2018 - 11:47 AM, said:

View PostTheMarvelousOne, on 11 October 2018 - 10:34 AM, said:

Thanks everyone. I figured I'd receive some backlash for not doing enough research before asking :)

FWIW I hit the MP33s (dan360's) side by side with my BBs and some Miura-Giken Hagane blades and the BBs had the (slightly) best feel and performance.  dan360 felt the same and it was what convinced him to get his BB set.  The MP33s are awesome irons.  Arguably the best Mizuno iron ever, but still the BBs are a slightly better in terms of design and steel quality.

That's awesome! I know a set of BB's will be in my future, just not sure when!

Look forward to reading about your BB journey!  Also, I made the transition to my first set from MP67s.  I had similar concerns as you about size differences until I compared BB 6i to my MP67 6i on a real turf range.  It is a visual adjustment for sure but really there is nothing to fear.  If you think about your own "hit dispersion" pattern on the face of your irons and them compare the size of it to the face of a BB, the pattern "fits" fine on the BB face!  Sure, it's theoretically possible that an extreme toe hit on a BB won't make good contact as compared to a longer face iron, but in the grand scheme of things this is a very marginal benefit.

Where the margins matter a little more is in the exposed surface area of the clubhead to the ground.  The smaller BB head simply will interact LESS with turf and grass and such to increase the chances of unhindered impact with the ball.  True, this benefit will be minor comparing it with another blade like the MP33, but still in my experience it is noticable if you spend a lot of time comparing how the two clubs perform.  And again I notice this as a difference with my MP67s and Retro TBs as compared to my BBs.

So in conclusion, have no fear that you will hit BBs any worse than your MP33s.  There's ZERO technical justification for it and moreover there is an actual (minor) benefit!

(LOL but...if you were playing FUGLY and technically inferior SGI clubs with behemoth soles, you would reap an even bigger relative benefit by going to BBs!)

Haha! No fear here regarding the size of the irons! More like fear of my wife finding out I spent $1000 on a set of iron heads when I haven't even replaced her SUV that I totaled a year ago!

LOL I can help you from the sham of golf club "forgiveness", but marital forgiveness is way too complicated!

FWIW it took two years before my wife collected on me buying two brand new sets of BBs.  LOL I just bought her a fancy new keyboard and she is all good now.  You may have to sweeten the SUV deal by upgrading it.

Edited by DeNinny, 11 October 2018 - 09:20 PM.

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#446 jwcgolfer

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Posted 16 October 2018 - 08:45 PM

View Postjwcgolfer, on 09 October 2018 - 09:33 AM, said:

Thank Guys!

I will let you know how the wedges play next week when I give them the full gamut this weekend.

I have typically been a Vokey player, but though id give these a shot.

Hitting them off a premium hitting mat compared to Vokey they definitely sounded better to me, not as clunky sounding.

I also hate how big wegdes have become, these are more appealing to my eye (those Callaway Hi-Toe wedges look ridiculous)
And with how mental this game is, I just want to look down and say "Yeah that looks right!"

Was in Hilton Head this past weekend played roughly 108 holes of golf. And found that I am hitting the Miura Irons about 5 yards further on average longer then my Titleist 716MB. I also don't seem to notice as big of a gap on miss hits as I notice with the 716MBs. Ball flight very similar. I found if I really try to step on one and Pure it, I can get it up to about 10 yards longer.

My 716MBs were shafted with KBS C-Taper Lite 110 Stiff. Where my Miura Baby Blades are equipped with Nippon Modus 105S

My final round of the trip was Monday at Harbour Town where I shot a 79 (42 front / 37 back) I had everything dialed in and working on the back nine. And holy $H1T I love the Usher's Baby Blade grind!!!! my wedge play and around the green chipping game was exceptional all weekend!!!

These irons are gonna be a staple in my bag for a long time. I still need to work on the lie angles I feel, I need to verify if they are bent 1-2* upright based off US standard or close to Titleist 716mbs or Miura Japan Standard, as at times they feel a bit flat.


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Posted 18 October 2018 - 12:54 PM

Nicely done.  Do you notice much difference between the KBS and Nippon's?
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Posted 19 October 2018 - 03:37 AM

Great post! I love this BB's, I presently play a set of Miura Small Blades just like this. Is there a set of irons out there smaller and as good as the Miura 1957’s. Thanks.

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Posted 19 October 2018 - 03:09 PM

View PostDonW468, on 19 October 2018 - 03:37 AM, said:

Great post! I love this BB's, I presently play a set of Miura Small Blades just like this. Is there a set of irons out there smaller and as good as the Miura 1957’s. Thanks.

I have never found any other iron that compares based on actual experience.  Some are close like the Miura TB, Mizzy MP33, Titleist 714MB and Nike original blades, but still "no cigar".

But based on just observation that the head sizes are similar and what others have posted from personal experience, I put the Wilson FG59 and Mizuno MP-29 as close as you can get.

Note also that the Miura-Giken Miuraism, the smaller version, is the same exact design.
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#450 jwcgolfer

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Posted Today, 05:40 PM

View PostWpgMike, on 18 October 2018 - 12:54 PM, said:

Nicely done.  Do you notice much difference between the KBS and Nippon's?

They are very similar, to me it would be more of an aesthetic thing. do you like seeing a smooth matte non-tapered shaft (kbs c-taper) or a shiny tapered shaft (Nippon Modus3).

I feel the dispersion and ball flight might be a bit tighter with the Nippon. But both are exceptional shaft with smooth feeling. I never liked DG S300, they always felt to harsh to me, and to hard to load.


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