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Miura MB001, CB57 or CB1008


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#1 Pekeface68

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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!


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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.
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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.

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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.


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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.


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Posted 05 April 2018 - 06:32 AM

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

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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.

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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.

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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.


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#10 Pekeface68

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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.


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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.
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Now often adding the 50 degree Y, make the 53 then 54 (four total wedges)
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