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Goodwill find: Hogan Apex II


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#1 FlaBoy239

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 07:59 PM

Found these at Goodwill the other day. Surprised how good of shape they're in. I've yet to hit them.
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Posted 31 July 2018 - 09:35 PM

Nice find, I hope you enjoy playing them.

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 09:52 PM

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 10:32 PM

Suuuweeeeeet Mercy!!!!

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Posted 31 July 2018 - 10:38 PM

FlaBoy-

Nice Apex IIs!

Do they have Apex shafts, and if so, what is the shaft flex?


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 02:04 AM

you will love them, bought them one month ago!
I've read somewere these are referred as the best iron ever made
and I have to say they really are!
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Posted 01 August 2018 - 05:06 AM

View Postrex235, on 31 July 2018 - 10:38 PM, said:

FlaBoy-

Nice Apex IIs!

Do they have Apex shafts, and if so, what is the shaft flex?
Yes sir. 4 flex

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 06:22 AM

I honestly doubt I'll use them. Probably end up listing them and let someone who truly appreciates them enjoy them.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 06:54 AM

You should give them a shot, I play a set from time to time great clubs.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 07:41 AM

Are they butterknives or do they have a little forgiveness to them?


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 07:55 AM

They have a muscle back, the Hogan Grinds are almost the same iron with the muscle ground off.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 08:32 AM

There is little forgiveness to any Hogan blade(Radials excepted) If you center it though, pretty sweet!

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 08:34 AM

View PostKirasdad, on 01 August 2018 - 08:32 AM, said:

There is little forgiveness to any Hogan blade(Radials excepted) If you center it though, pretty sweet!

I have “sold” several sets on the BST for 1 dollar (plus shipping, of course) just so they would go to a wxrer that I knew would appreciate them.
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Posted 01 August 2018 - 11:08 AM

View PostFlaBoy239, on 01 August 2018 - 07:41 AM, said:

Are they butterknives or do they have a little forgiveness to them?

If you were going to express "forgiveness" as a number, I suppose you'd use MoI.
Ralph Maltby has measured and reported this for all sorts of clubs, from pure musclebacks to SGI. Unfortunately, he hasn't posted a number for those exact clubs, but most blades are much of a muchness. And in the units he reports, most blades are between 11 and 12. But then, shallow cavity "players irons" are typically between 11 and 13, and moderate to deep cavitybacks are mostly in the 12 - 15 range.
So, whilst blades are at the low end of the range of all clubs, the numbers suggest that forgiveness isn't an all or nothing proposition, or even massively different when quantified.
I'd play them.
Actually, I do!

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Posted 02 August 2018 - 08:05 AM

Beautiful set! I’d be playing these, at the very least a half dozen times before listing them just to see if they should be sold or held onto for a vintage set. NICE FIND!

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Posted 02 August 2018 - 12:37 PM

absolutely gorgeous! nice find. I found a set in terrible condition online locally - all pitted and rusted. I passed. I would love a set of these in the condition you found!!
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Posted 03 August 2018 - 05:10 AM

View PostFlaBoy239, on 01 August 2018 - 06:22 AM, said:

I honestly doubt I'll use them. Probably end up listing them and let someone who truly appreciates them enjoy them.
Man, you gotta take’em out for a spin...

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Posted 03 August 2018 - 05:52 AM

View Postoldschoolrocker, on 03 August 2018 - 05:10 AM, said:

View PostFlaBoy239, on 01 August 2018 - 06:22 AM, said:

I honestly doubt I'll use them. Probably end up listing them and let someone who truly appreciates them enjoy them.
Man, you gotta take’em out for a spin...
Maybe on the range.

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Posted 03 August 2018 - 11:29 PM

View PostFlaBoy239, on 03 August 2018 - 05:52 AM, said:

View Postoldschoolrocker, on 03 August 2018 - 05:10 AM, said:

View PostFlaBoy239, on 01 August 2018 - 06:22 AM, said:

I honestly doubt I'll use them. Probably end up listing them and let someone who truly appreciates them enjoy them.
Man, you gotta take’em out for a spin...
Maybe on the range.
Be careful swatting range rocks.
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Posted 04 August 2018 - 12:37 AM

Nice sticks.. big Hogan fan.

Casual observation.  It Might be just the camera angle but they look like they’ve been bent extremely flat.

If you go to the range and hit them and they really want to go right on you, you’ll know why.

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