Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

- - - - -

Miura MB001, CB57 or CB1008


  • Please log in to reply
10 replies to this topic

#1 Pekeface68

Pekeface68

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 44 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 352763
  • Joined: 12/20/2014
GolfWRX Likes : 8

Posted 23 March 2018 - 11:54 AM

Looking for advice. I have a chance to pick up a good used set of either Miura MB001, CB57 or CB1008. Searched countless threads and saw a lot if positive reviews on all. I’m at a point of being overwhelmed with all the information. I’m a single digit handicap coming from playing a combo set of Srixon 765/ 965, Titleist MB, Titleist AP2, Ping iBlade and Mizuno MP 100’s over the last five years. All advice welcomed!


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


1

#2 kizdoc

kizdoc

    Wildcat

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 269 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 130337
  • Joined: 06/08/2011
  • Location:AZ
  • Handicap:8.7
GolfWRX Likes : 102

Posted 23 March 2018 - 06:30 PM

Since you’ve done combo sets in the past, consider the MB001/CB57 combo. I did that in the past and really liked it.
TaylorMade '17 Tour Issue M1 440 10.5* MCA Diamana BF 60s
TaylorMade '17 M2 HL 16.5* Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7s
Miura Giken custom CB 1007/MB 5003 3-PW NS Pro Modus3 Tour 120s
Miura 1957 51Y, 55C NS Pro Modus3 Wedge
Vokey 260.06 DG Wedge
Taylormade Spider Tour Black

2

#3 Pekeface68

Pekeface68

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 44 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 352763
  • Joined: 12/20/2014
GolfWRX Likes : 8

Posted 23 March 2018 - 06:43 PM

I was originally heading that direction til I read numerous threads here stating that the forgiveness is pretty much the same between the CB57 and MB001.

3

#4 Kevinnz

Kevinnz

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 497478
  • Joined: 03/29/2018
GolfWRX Likes : 1

Posted 03 April 2018 - 05:10 AM

I have tried pxg 0311, mizuno jpx 900 mp18 sc and miura blades Y grind, theres not much difference in terms of forgiveness - miss centre hit will get punished in terms of losing distance. The most important factor for a set of iron is the base grind followed by the offset then the look/top line - IMHO.
The loft and lie angle can be changed easily. If you ball flight is too high with blades in traditional lofts, strengthen the loft by 2-3 deg will surprise you.
Personally i dont see the difference in miura CBs and blades. CBs might be lighter in terms of the weight of the head - hence present a slightly longer distance by improving your SS.


4

#5 MTM

MTM

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,002 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 13970
  • Joined: 04/04/2006
  • Location:Salt Lake City
  • Ebay ID:milmit
GolfWRX Likes : 53

Posted 04 April 2018 - 09:30 AM

View Postkizdoc, on 23 March 2018 - 06:30 PM, said:

Since you've done combo sets in the past, consider the MB001/CB57 combo. I did that in the past and really liked it.

I 2nd this.  For me the CB long irons are much easier to hit. I go CB 4-6 and MB 7-PW but the 6 iron is the threshold for me. Some days I can handle the MB 6 iron. Most days I can't.


5

#6 Pekeface68

Pekeface68

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 44 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 352763
  • Joined: 12/20/2014
GolfWRX Likes : 8

Posted 05 April 2018 - 06:32 AM

Thanks for the advice. Ordered today the CB (4-6) / MB combo. Now just need wedge advice...

6

#7 MTM

MTM

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,002 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 13970
  • Joined: 04/04/2006
  • Location:Salt Lake City
  • Ebay ID:milmit
GolfWRX Likes : 53

Posted 05 April 2018 - 11:33 PM

View PostPekeface68, on 05 April 2018 - 06:32 AM, said:

Thanks for the advice. Ordered today the CB (4-6) / MB combo. Now just need wedge advice...

I couldn't find a Miura wedge that I liked. I'm steep and need a lot of bounce. I just play Vokeys.

7

#8 nitram

nitram

    Take Dead Aim

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 5,004 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 28973
  • Joined: 05/15/2007
  • Location:WestOK, on the South Canadian Riviera
  • Ebay ID:fmrtrp
GolfWRX Likes : 1142

Posted 06 April 2018 - 07:46 AM

View PostMTM, on 05 April 2018 - 11:33 PM, said:

View PostPekeface68, on 05 April 2018 - 06:32 AM, said:

Thanks for the advice. Ordered today the CB (4-6) / MB combo. Now just need wedge advice...

I couldn't find a Miura wedge that I liked. I'm steep and need a lot of bounce. I just play Vokeys.

Miura C Grind: 55/12, 57/14, 59/15.

Miura K Grind: 52/7, 56/12, 60/13.

Miura Y Grind: 49/7, 51/9, 53/11, 60/7.
M2 ('17 T.I.) 10.5* Kiyoshi Black 65-04
Exotics CBX 3WD Veylix Rome 888X
Bridgestone J33 Airmuscle 19* Veylix Rome 988X
PING S56 4-W DGTI X100
Chikara V1 Prototype 52, 57 & 60 DGTI S400 Black
Bettinardi Tour DASS Minovai 2.0

8

#9 MTM

MTM

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,002 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 13970
  • Joined: 04/04/2006
  • Location:Salt Lake City
  • Ebay ID:milmit
GolfWRX Likes : 53

Posted 06 April 2018 - 04:05 PM

View Postnitram, on 06 April 2018 - 07:46 AM, said:

View PostMTM, on 05 April 2018 - 11:33 PM, said:

View PostPekeface68, on 05 April 2018 - 06:32 AM, said:

Thanks for the advice. Ordered today the CB (4-6) / MB combo. Now just need wedge advice...

I couldn't find a Miura wedge that I liked. I'm steep and need a lot of bounce. I just play Vokeys.

Miura C Grind: 55/12, 57/14, 59/15.

Miura K Grind: 52/7, 56/12, 60/13.

Miura Y Grind: 49/7, 51/9, 53/11, 60/7.

I tried the C Grind and liked them but the trailing edge relief made them play with less dynamic loft than they spec at. At least that was my experience. I play Vokey 50/12, 54/14, 58/14

Edited by MTM, 06 April 2018 - 04:11 PM.


9

#10 Pekeface68

Pekeface68

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 44 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 352763
  • Joined: 12/20/2014
GolfWRX Likes : 8

Posted 06 April 2018 - 04:57 PM

Are the Miura C grinds similar to Callaway C grinds? Also, what Miura wedges are similar to the Vokey F or M grind?

Edited by Pekeface68, 06 April 2018 - 09:47 PM.


Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


10

#11 LYG

LYG

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 877 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 9056
  • Joined: 12/26/2005
  • Location:Atlanta
GolfWRX Likes : 174

Posted 09 April 2018 - 07:34 PM

I play the Y grinds.  I have  51, 53 and 60

I'll use one of two set-ups:

Usually, 54 and 59 (drop the 51)

Sometimes I will go 50, 55, 60

Obviously there is some bending adjustments done.
Taylor Made R9 Driver (Motore Speeder stiff)
TM M2 3 wood - 2017 (Fujikura Pro 53)
PXG 19 degree hybrid (Fujikura Pro 73)
Mizuno MP 25, 3-PW, Nippon 1150 GH Tour
Miura wedges, Y grind 53 and 59, Nippon NS Pro (115 gram)
Ping Anser (early 70's), trying left hand low

11



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors