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How many iron sets do you own?


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#1 Ziggystz

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 03:00 PM

Been thinking about getting a second backup set to leave in car while I leave main set at the club.  Do you guys clone your main set or use as opportunity to try something different?  I play mizuno mp63 which I will demote.  I have been thinking about going for MP15 or TM770 as my main.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 06:50 PM

Four

Live set - G400
Old set Callaway XR
“Spare” set Nike Vapor Fly (bought new, cheap, and have been used on my travels)
Blades - Set of MP32 I bought from 2nd hand bin for my “can I play blades” experiment - yet to start

I intended to trade the Callaway against the pings, but in the end didn’t - boring but genuine reason. I’m now likely to keep them and offload the Nikes

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Ping G400 SFT Driver
Ping G400 3 Wood
Ping G400 SFT 5 Wood
Ping G400 4 & 5 Hybrids
Ping G400 Irons, Green Dot, 6 - SW
Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 58* WS
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 06:52 PM

Two, one set of CB's and one set of MB's. BB
Irons: 3/10 Edel carbon RAW, Fourteen FH-1000
Drivers: Ping G400
Fairway: Titleist 917F2
Hybrid: A-Grind
2 iron: Ping Rapture
Wedges: Ping Gorge 2.0 Stealth's  
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 06:52 PM

3 BStone DPC, Srixon 745, Mizuno MP18 (on the way).  They are just old sets, not really keeping for any good reason.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:18 PM

I have 3 full sets, all Ping's,
i3OS
G10
G30

Ping G SFTec. Driver 10.5* 44.5"
Ping I3OS Irons 3 thru UW
Cobra Speed LD 15* 3 Wood
Taylormade Rescue 19* Hybrid
Cleveland 588 56* SW
Ping Cadence Tomcat C putter 34-3/4"
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:21 PM

One!

Caveat:  I do still have my original set of MacGregor Golden Bears that got on my 13th birthday (41 years ago), but ill never use them. I’m currently trying to force myself to just toss them.
Titleist 910 8.5
Titleist 910 15*
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2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:24 PM

 deadsolid...shank, on 02 March 2018 - 07:21 PM, said:

One!

Caveat:  I do still have my original set of MacGregor Golden Bears that got on my 13th birthday (41 years ago), but ill never use them. I’m currently trying to force myself to just toss them.

Keep em.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:26 PM

One. Owning anything more than the clubs you play with (or switch out, depending on conditions) is superfluous.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:27 PM

 LeoLeo99, on 02 March 2018 - 07:24 PM, said:

 deadsolid...shank, on 02 March 2018 - 07:21 PM, said:

One!

Caveat:  I do still have my original set of MacGregor Golden Bears that got on my 13th birthday (41 years ago), but ill never use them. I’m currently trying to force myself to just toss them.

Keep em.

Believe it or not Leo, that’s what my wife keeps telling me. I cannot justify keeping them. I’ve had the bag in my hand on more than one occasion headed to the dumpster. But I keep turning around and putting them back in the corner of the garage.  I guess that should tell me something.
Titleist 910 8.5
Titleist 910 15*
Titleist 910H 17*
2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
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Vokey SM5 52,58,62

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:35 PM

It was three, I25, Ap1 714, Jpx 825, but will soon be two.

The Ap1 714 and Jpx 825 are being sent to Callaway along with a backup driver for a new set of Rogue Pro irons.

The Rogue Pros will be my gamers and the I25 will be back up/winter clubs. At least that's the plan for now.


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:05 PM

Zero...

I currently have a nice set of Callaway Apex CF-16's in the bag that I leased about a year ago. You see, I don't own them because that would imply I will be keeping them.

It's an interesting lease option. Ends whenever I choose, trade or sale value determined by me and the other party at the time I decide to part with them, no idea at all what will replace them and no limit to the number of range sessions/rounds that I can use them. All I had to do to enter in this temporary agreement was pay a decent amount on Callaway Preowned and they were kind enough to ship them to me to start my lease.......
Callaway Epic with Fujikura 62s in 45.25 set at 12.5*
Taylormade Rbz FW (17*)
Callaway X-Hot Pro 20* Hybrid
Callaway Apex CF16 4-PW w/KBS 90s
Titleist Vokey 50*
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Slate 56*
Titleist Vokey SM-6 60-08 M
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:18 PM

Total of 10 or 11 sets usually

Primary main home set,
Guest main home set,
Primary desert home set,
Guest desert home set,
Travel set,
Three or four sets of old primary special clubs kept
for nostalgia and occasional fun play.  (e.g. MP-33's)

Add in wife's primary set & her backup set often used for lady guests.
TM M3 440 10* Tour AD DI-6 S 44.5" D4
Rogue 3W & 5W HZRDUS Yellow 70 S D3
Ping G30 7W Diamana Blue 73 X D4
Miura  CB57 5-PW KBS Tour Black Pearl S D5-D7
Miura  K-grind 52, 56, 60, & 64 KBS Wedge S D8
Scotty Circle T Red Dot 350g Newport 2 (A006794)

Backup/travel: '17 M1 460, M1/M2 FW's, MP-64's and Vokey customs & TVDs.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:19 PM

Four right now but trying to reduce that number by at least one.

Ping i25
Ping Eye2 (Sentimental keepers)
Callaway X20 Tour
Callaway XR Pro
PING G,10.5°
PING G25 3 Wood
PING i25 Hybrid, 22°
PING i25, 4-U
PING Anser, 54°/58°
PING Scottsdale TR Shea

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:22 PM

 deadsolid...shank, on 02 March 2018 - 07:21 PM, said:

One!

Caveat:  I do still have my original set of MacGregor Golden Bears that got on my 13th birthday (41 years ago), but ill never use them. I’m currently trying to force myself to just toss them.

Another vote to keep them!  If I still had my first set of First Flight irons I would never part with them.  Unfortunately, a sudden cash emergency at age 16 forced me to quickly sell them to the pro shop where I then caddied.  Memories...
TM M3 440 10* Tour AD DI-6 S 44.5" D4
Rogue 3W & 5W HZRDUS Yellow 70 S D3
Ping G30 7W Diamana Blue 73 X D4
Miura  CB57 5-PW KBS Tour Black Pearl S D5-D7
Miura  K-grind 52, 56, 60, & 64 KBS Wedge S D8
Scotty Circle T Red Dot 350g Newport 2 (A006794)

Backup/travel: '17 M1 460, M1/M2 FW's, MP-64's and Vokey customs & TVDs.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:28 PM

I have 6, not sure why but I do.........

Nike Vapor Pro's (brand new) still in the box

Nike VR Pro Combo's

Callaway TA Proto's

Callaway 2013 X Forged

Ping i20's (brand new) never seen the course

Murifield 20th's mint 1-PW

Funny thing is I can't part with any of them for some reason, even thought some will never see the course.

Edited by Canadian Bubba, 02 March 2018 - 08:29 PM.


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:35 PM

Mizuno JPX850 primary

Mizuno MP-52

Snakeyes 600xc

Loose heads Infiniti 422's

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:36 PM

Let me see...
Cleveland Launchers CBX & HB mixed set (current gamers)
Cobra F8 (next in line should the Clevelands fail me)
Callaway Apex CF16 (most likely selling)
Taylormade RBZ (nostalgia set-first time broke 80)
Srixon Z355 (currently on ebay)
Srixon Z565
Adams Blue (don't know why)
Taylormade M2 Tour (most likely selling)
Cobra Forged Tec

Looking to buy...
Taylormade M3/P790 mixed set
Callaway Rogue

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:43 PM

Scratch Don White Blades
Scratch Jeff McCoy Blades
2008 Titleist AP2
712 AP2
Callaway X Forged 2013
Nike Vapor Pro

Just traded in 3 sets yesterday so I’m doing better though still having withdrawals. Glad the question wasn’t how many wedges do you own...

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:56 PM

Three sets
J40 DPC combo set LZ shaft
J40 backup CB set LZ shaft
MP 15 - just in  and new LZ shaft


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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:03 PM

Adams CMB's
Wilson FG Tour
Titleist AP2 712
Taylormade Speedblades
Tayormade Rocketbladez Tour
Adams V3
Adams A7

Edited by High Plains Driver, 02 March 2018 - 09:05 PM.

Driver: Taylormade RBZ 9° w/ Diamana D+ 70S
Fairways: Adams BTY 14.5° and 18.5° w/ Diamana S+ 70S
Hybrid: Adams Super Black 21° w/ Diamana D+ 90S
Irons: Titleist AP2 712 4-PW w/ DG S-300
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM4 52° and 58°
Putter: Taylormade Ghost Tour DA-12
Ball: Taylormade Tour Preferred X or TP5X
Bag: Taylormade FlexTech Crossover

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:16 PM

Iblades (2)
I200
I25
S55
KEEPING👆

SELLING👇
RAW CALLY RAZR MB
2013 X FORGED
MIZZY MP5

PROBLEM??? :)

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:19 PM

I've owned one set, the same set, since 2013.
Cobra F7+ - Copperhead 70TX
Ping G15 - Looking to replace
21* Fourteen Type 7 Driving Iron - HZRDUS Black 6.5 105g
23* Fourteen Type 7 Driving Iron - HZRDUS Black 6.5 105g
5-PW Yururi Flat Back Raw (Black) - DGTI X100s
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:34 PM

3 and that's too many...

Callaway 18 Apex MB (new gamers)
Edel Forged CB (last year gamers) selling
Ping G10 (bought for my brother)

I will be down to Apex MB soon
Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero 9°
PING G5 2, 3, 4 hybrid
Callaway Apex MB 5-AW
Tommy Armour TA1 5-Gw (on order)
Callaway Mack Daddy Forged 56/60
Bettinardi BB1 2016

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:37 PM

Ok you got me!!😅

2012 Callaway Legacy Black
2013 Callaway X Forged
2018 Callaway Rogue Pro
2015 Epon Tour CB
2015 Miura 57 CB
1988 Hogan Apex Redline
1992 Hogan Apex Ft. Worth
1999 Hogan Apex
1996 Ping ISI steel

Needless to say I need to downsize a bit.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:45 PM

Had 3 last month.  MP52 MP54 and P770.  Sold both sets of Mizunos and down to just the P770s

2017 M1 10.5* Kuro Kage 60s
Exotics 16.5* Exotics Fuji 72s
Adams XTD ti 20* Red Tie S
TM P770 4-P Steelfiber i95s
TM MG 50*,56*,60* Steelfiber i95s
Bobby Grace Smart Fit F-18

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:48 PM

View PostLeoLeo99, on 02 March 2018 - 07:24 PM, said:

View Postdeadsolid...shank, on 02 March 2018 - 07:21 PM, said:

One!

Caveat:  I do still have my original set of MacGregor Golden Bears that got on my 13th birthday (41 years ago), but ill never use them. I'm currently trying to force myself to just toss them.

Keep em.

I agree, that sounds like sure fire regret in the making.

That said, I have 4: 690.MB, MP14, FG-17, Hogan Edge GS, all purchased used.  I regret selling the set I started with, some old Top Flight Plus cavity backs from the early 90's.  If I regret selling those, I can't imagine how I'd feel trashing a set of old Macs.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:54 PM

Part of me wants to use multiple sets like I use different golf shoes based on weather.  But i also think the touch and feel you get with a one set has to trump any swap benefit.  In the end i think two sets is ideal  Your gamer and your old gamer.  If you have two old gamers then you should visit classifieds as a seller.
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47*Scratch 8620 Wedge in KBS C-Taper Stiff;
53*, 58* Scratch FIT 1018 Wedges in KBS Tour Stiff
Edel E3 Torque Balanced with Red GripMaster Leather Grip.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 11:19 PM

Two for me...

My game set: JPX 900 Forged
Set for Guests: Tommy Armour something a nothers. First set of irons I ever bought. Purchased them in Highschool for around $200. About 10 years ago I put together a full set in case someone wanted to use it when they come visit... Its not been used once since....
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 11:21 PM

MP-32 (gamers)
MP-33
MP-64

So many wedges but definitely toned it down on sets. Kept to my favorites.

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 12:31 AM

Two

Ping G25. Bought them last year when I started playing again. Will trade them in as long as the new set is right for me
690.MB. Bought them last month on a whim, and haven’t gamed them yet. Loved the feel and look not to buy them for the price

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TM 300 Tour 15*
Nike VR Pro 18*
Titleist 690.MB 3-9 or Ping G25 4-PW
Vokey SM4 48, Cobra Tour Trusty 54, Vokey SM5 58
Ping Zing2

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