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My custom set of Miura Giken CB-1008 irons


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#91 larciel

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Posted 03 June 2018 - 04:33 PM

So was your price head only or with shaft?


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Posted 03 June 2018 - 04:36 PM

View Postlarciel, on 03 June 2018 - 04:33 PM, said:

So was your price head only or with shaft?
I bought heads only, wanted to use PX lz shafts and they didn't offer them as an option. Plus it allowed me to use custom ferrules and grips.
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Posted 03 June 2018 - 08:07 PM

Always interested in hearing how these 1008’s are playing with current owners and how they feel at impact vs other Miuras. Do they have that same pleasing explosive thump? I am currently gaming the CB57 and I find the impact feel of them to be a big part of the thrill. It definitely feels different from other clubs to me. Not mushy soft, or clicky or hard. The solid strikes are intoxicating, delivering the message that you’ve just compressed a golf ball.
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Posted 03 June 2018 - 08:31 PM

So,  are they worth the $2000+ price tag.... compared to Mizuno, Bridgestone, or Callaway Forged Irons.  

How do they feel and compare in forgiveness...

... or PXG

Edited by jonn443, 03 June 2018 - 08:31 PM.

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Posted 03 June 2018 - 08:56 PM

View Postjonn443, on 03 June 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

So,  are they worth the $2000+ price tag.... compared to Mizuno, Bridgestone, or Callaway Forged Irons.  

How do they feel and compare in forgiveness...

... or PXG

If it came down to Miura vs PXG, I’d go with Miura every time. PXG makes a high-performance iron, no doubt, just not my thing. Don’t really care for the machine-screw look of the PXG. A few would be fine but they took it too far. Back of the iron looks like a scene from Scarface.

Miura charges a lot but it is not like you are paying more for a club made the same way in the same factory as a TaylorMade (choosing them for their notorious reputation for loose tolerances and incorrect custom specs.)

There are differences. The legendary forging house in which the Miuras are manufactured, the attention to detail, the tight tolerances, no shortcuts, the personal touch, the beautifully balanced golf clubs that have a unique process they believe in, whether you like the spin-welded hosel or not. The clubs are not a ripoff in performance, they perform so well you can’t forget that feeling at impact. You’re paying for all of that. Are they ‘better’ than Mizuno or other top brands? Well, I really love Mizuno and I would say Miura is not necessarily better. Not ‘better’ than the best from Ping or Callaway or Titleist. Miura is different, though, and deliver craftsmanship and precision, and a lot of enjoyment for your money.

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Callaway XHot2 Pro 3 wood, 15 degrees, Aldila Tour Green stiff shaft
Callaway XHot2 Pro 5 wood, 17 degrees, Aldila Tour Blue stiff shaft
Titleist 816 H1 hybrid, 19 degree set to 20, Diamana Blue 60S shaft

Miura CB57 5-PW, Nippon Modus 125 stiff shafts, soft-stepped
Ping i200, 4-PW, power spec lofts, Dynamic Gold 120 stiff shafts
Mizuno S5 50-degree gap wedge, Nippon 1150 stiff shaft
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 54-degree wedge, S grind, DG wedge shaft
Callaway Mack Daddy 4 Raw, 58-degree wedge, X grind, DG S200 shaft
Edel Rogue putter (thick blade), 34 inch, 71 degree lie, 2 degrees loft, 100-gram round Pure grip
Argolf Avalon (small, semi-circle mallet) 34 inch, 71 degree lie, 2 degrees loft, 100-gram round Pure grip.

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Posted 03 June 2018 - 10:36 PM

View PostdmeeksDC, on 03 June 2018 - 08:56 PM, said:

View Postjonn443, on 03 June 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

So,  are they worth the $2000+ price tag.... compared to Mizuno, Bridgestone, or Callaway Forged Irons.  

How do they feel and compare in forgiveness...

... or PXG

If it came down to Miura vs PXG, I’d go with Miura every time. PXG makes a high-performance iron, no doubt, just not my thing. Don’t really care for the machine-screw look of the PXG. A few would be fine but they took it too far. Back of the iron looks like a scene from Scarface.

Miura charges a lot but it is not like you are paying more for a club made the same way in the same factory as a TaylorMade (choosing them for their notorious reputation for loose tolerances and incorrect custom specs.)

There are differences. The legendary forging house in which the Miuras are manufactured, the attention to detail, the tight tolerances, no shortcuts, the personal touch, the beautifully balanced golf clubs that have a unique process they believe in, whether you like the spin-welded hosel or not. The clubs are not a ripoff in performance, they perform so well you can’t forget that feeling at impact. You’re paying for all of that. Are they ‘better’ than Mizuno or other top brands? Well, I really love Mizuno and I would say Miura is not necessarily better. Not ‘better’ than the best from Ping or Callaway or Titleist. Miura is different, though, and deliver craftsmanship and precision, and a lot of enjoyment for your money.

I can clearly see the craftsmanship and personal attention in these 1008s... they are everything a Player's CB should be.

My J15CBs are the best feeling and most forgiving players CB I have ever hit. Combined with Modus 3 125 shafts,  they blow my MP64s and 53s away in performance, softness in feel, and destroy them in forgiveness.  Toe hits causing sharp overcooked draws with my 53s are now a 10yd draw that will still usually hit the green (with the J15s).

How do these 1008s compare to other Player's CBs..
And what do they play similiar to?

Edited by jonn443, 03 June 2018 - 10:37 PM.

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XTD 19*/ Fubuki Ax
DWS 24*/ VS Proto
J15 CB 5-PW/ Modus 3 125S
X-Forged MD (50*, 56* 60*)
Spider Si/ SS Mid SLim 2.0

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 01:07 PM

View Postjonn443, on 03 June 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

So,  are they worth the $2000+ price tag.... compared to Mizuno, Bridgestone, or Callaway Forged Irons.  

How do they feel and compare in forgiveness...

... or PXG

I didn't pay anywhere near $2000 you're suggesting and I got them completely customized. Something you can't get from Mizuno, Bridgestone or Callaway. These are the best iron I have played or tried. I've gamed the pxg 0311t and these are superior in every way. So to me, they are worth the cost but certainly they didn't cost me near $2000.
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Posted 04 June 2018 - 01:09 PM

View PostdmeeksDC, on 03 June 2018 - 08:07 PM, said:

Always interested in hearing how these 1008’s are playing with current owners and how they feel at impact vs other Miuras. Do they have that same pleasing explosive thump? I am currently gaming the CB57 and I find the impact feel of them to be a big part of the thrill. It definitely feels different from other clubs to me. Not mushy soft, or clicky or hard. The solid strikes are intoxicating, delivering the message that you’ve just compressed a golf ball.

I've gamed the cb57's which are great, to me these are a little softer but not mushy. Very solid all the way around, plus I got to customize them which was really cool.
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Posted 04 June 2018 - 01:12 PM

View Postjonn443, on 03 June 2018 - 10:36 PM, said:

View PostdmeeksDC, on 03 June 2018 - 08:56 PM, said:

View Postjonn443, on 03 June 2018 - 08:31 PM, said:

So,  are they worth the $2000+ price tag.... compared to Mizuno, Bridgestone, or Callaway Forged Irons.  

How do they feel and compare in forgiveness...

... or PXG

If it came down to Miura vs PXG, I’d go with Miura every time. PXG makes a high-performance iron, no doubt, just not my thing. Don’t really care for the machine-screw look of the PXG. A few would be fine but they took it too far. Back of the iron looks like a scene from Scarface.

Miura charges a lot but it is not like you are paying more for a club made the same way in the same factory as a TaylorMade (choosing them for their notorious reputation for loose tolerances and incorrect custom specs.)

There are differences. The legendary forging house in which the Miuras are manufactured, the attention to detail, the tight tolerances, no shortcuts, the personal touch, the beautifully balanced golf clubs that have a unique process they believe in, whether you like the spin-welded hosel or not. The clubs are not a ripoff in performance, they perform so well you can’t forget that feeling at impact. You’re paying for all of that. Are they ‘better’ than Mizuno or other top brands? Well, I really love Mizuno and I would say Miura is not necessarily better. Not ‘better’ than the best from Ping or Callaway or Titleist. Miura is different, though, and deliver craftsmanship and precision, and a lot of enjoyment for your money.

I can clearly see the craftsmanship and personal attention in these 1008s... they are everything a Player's CB should be.

My J15CBs are the best feeling and most forgiving players CB I have ever hit. Combined with Modus 3 125 shafts,  they blow my MP64s and 53s away in performance, softness in feel, and destroy them in forgiveness.  Toe hits causing sharp overcooked draws with my 53s are now a 10yd draw that will still usually hit the green (with the J15s).

How do these 1008s compare to other Player's CBs..
And what do they play similiar to?

Much smaller package than the cb15, they perform similarly but I actually preferred the Srixon's over the Bridgestones and prefer the CB 1008 over my Srixon's. They are pretty small for a CB, very little offset and thin topline but I think they're as forgiving as my z765s and close to your bridgestones.

Edited by tigercolt77, 04 June 2018 - 01:14 PM.

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 02:08 PM

View Posttigercolt77, on 04 June 2018 - 01:09 PM, said:

View PostdmeeksDC, on 03 June 2018 - 08:07 PM, said:

Always interested in hearing how these 1008's are playing with current owners and how they feel at impact vs other Miuras. Do they have that same pleasing explosive thump? I am currently gaming the CB57 and I find the impact feel of them to be a big part of the thrill. It definitely feels different from other clubs to me. Not mushy soft, or clicky or hard. The solid strikes are intoxicating, delivering the message that you've just compressed a golf ball.

I've gamed the cb57's which are great, to me these are a little softer but not mushy. Very solid all the way around, plus I got to customize them which was really cool.

Love your clubs!  I was also able to custom order my Miura Giken MB 5300s, which is very similar to the US Miura MB 001s.  Just like yours, mine have the thinnest topline, reduced offset, nickel satin with copper underlay, and the double cut sole grind.  I think being able to customize them is a great advantage over the US Miura's.

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 02:12 PM

View Postkizdoc, on 04 June 2018 - 02:08 PM, said:

View Posttigercolt77, on 04 June 2018 - 01:09 PM, said:

View PostdmeeksDC, on 03 June 2018 - 08:07 PM, said:

Always interested in hearing how these 1008's are playing with current owners and how they feel at impact vs other Miuras. Do they have that same pleasing explosive thump? I am currently gaming the CB57 and I find the impact feel of them to be a big part of the thrill. It definitely feels different from other clubs to me. Not mushy soft, or clicky or hard. The solid strikes are intoxicating, delivering the message that you've just compressed a golf ball.

I've gamed the cb57's which are great, to me these are a little softer but not mushy. Very solid all the way around, plus I got to customize them which was really cool.

Love your clubs!  I was also able to custom order my Miura Giken MB 5300s, which is very similar to the US Miura MB 001s.  Just like yours, mine have the thinnest topline, reduced offset, nickel satin with copper underlay, and the double cut sole grind.  I think being able to customize them is a great advantage over the US Miura's.

IMG_2140 (2).JPG

Those are beautiful, totally agree about being able to tweak them to your liking. Huge selling point.
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Posted 04 June 2018 - 08:42 PM

All that damn customization in Japan and brother can't get a damn 52° Baby Blade Stateside!!!

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 03:01 PM

God these Mirua's in this thread are gorgeous.   I had a set of MB001 with recoil proto 125 a year ago I got from a friend as I wanted to try graphite shafts.  They were not quite my specs (too short), but man did they feel great.  Easier to hit that I expected also, but still a bit demanding.  He sold them to me for a song on a relative basis.  But in the end, sold them back to him for the same price.   Those 1008s are almost calling my name.....
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Posted 18 July 2018 - 04:30 AM

Nice job!!! Welcome to the 1008 family!

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