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#1 wobgon

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:34 PM

Sorry If this is in the wrong forum......My buddy bought some PXG irons on ebay. They are the satin ones and not the black ones......After having them for a while, they started to rust.....Now, a month later, they are rusted very bad....Not just the faces, but the back of the irons.....solid rust spots that almost look like there is no finish on them......Anyone else ever see this or have any idea why......I am thinking they may be fakes.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:43 PM

Pretty good indication they are fake....
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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:54 PM

Nobody rusts clubs the way we do.

Sorry, somebody had to say it.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 09:59 PM

If i can get some pics, I will post them......These things are really bad looking.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 10:00 PM

Interested to see pics, post em and I'll ask a buddy.

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Posted 15 May 2018 - 10:07 PM

Custom raw finish.
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Posted 15 May 2018 - 10:26 PM

Were they purchased as new?
Which model...many fake 0311 gen1 irons on ebay!


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 10:28 PM

No, they were purchased used.....I will get more info from him, and maybe some pics tomorrow.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:59 AM

If not taken care of properly and the face finish is worn then yes they will rust like all "irons".
The backs should be ok however...maybe clean off the rust and then maintain properly.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 11:22 AM

Interested to see how this plays out.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 12:29 PM

Betting they are fake or been left out in the weather for some time. No quality irons, PXG, Taylor Made, Callaway, Titleist ect. are going to have the backs rust as bad as you are implying under normal use and care.

Edited by SPARKP, 16 May 2018 - 12:49 PM.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 12:33 PM

Are fake PXG irons common?
Ping G400 driver w/Adila Rogue 125 Silver 60S
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:42 PM

Here is an example of PXG fake 0311 GEN1 irons on Ebay:  These are directly from the Chinese producer of these.... zxz golf clubs factory
https://www.ebay.com...6fffe2ad3|iid:1

Here is the link to the same on Aliexpress for this company:
https://www.aliexpre....42bb78dex9lW8l

While these are "new" fake PXG older GEN1 irons, I have seen used fakes like these on Ebay!
I have never seen any model other than the 0311 GEN1 or the 0311/0311T wedges.

And YES I have reported these listings many times to Ebay and PXG...and they remain.

Edited by BirdieBob, 16 May 2018 - 04:44 PM.

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Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 13.5*, Matrix Ozik White Tie 70Q4, X
PXG 0341X 15*, JDM Basileus Leggero 2, 75X
Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 18*, Matrix Ozik Black Tie 75M4, X
PXG 0311X Gen2, Extreme Dark, #2 DI, DG 105, x100
PXG 0311X Gen2, Extreme Dark, #4 & #5 DI, NS Pro Modus3, 120x
PXG 0311P Gen2, Extreme Dark, 6 - P Irons, NS Pro Modus3, 120x
PXG 0311T 46* Milled Sugar Daddy Extreme Dark, NS Pro Modus3, 120x
PXG 0311T 50* Milled Sugar Daddy Extreme Dark, KBS Custom Wedge Matte Black, 120S
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:46 PM

Wow.. these fakes would fool 99% of the golfing public.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:28 PM

Wow. They look good.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:31 PM

I'd save the rust shavings....... they're expensive to trash.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:16 PM

I wanted to follow up on this......My buddy now tells me that the seller said he refinished them because they had been played in the desert and had some wear......Looks to me like they were not refinished, but had the finish removed, or made to be raw, more or less....He tends to buy stuff on ebay without using a lot of caution.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 12:36 PM

Aren't the number of screws different on those fakes?  I have a set of 0311 but idk the amount of screws off the top of my head, but these look immediately off to me
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Posted 17 May 2018 - 04:36 PM

 wobgon, on 16 May 2018 - 09:16 PM, said:

I wanted to follow up on this......My buddy now tells me that the seller said he refinished them because they had been played in the desert and had some wear......Looks to me like they were not refinished, but had the finish removed, or made to be raw, more or less....He tends to buy stuff on ebay without using a lot of caution.

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