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#1 avrag

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Posted 19 October 2010 - 04:25 PM

I love the way my 58 Callaway X-Tour Wedge performs. From every lie, out of sand, it is just perfect for me. I have one with the PM grind and this just seems to fit my short game technique perfectly. However, it is getting old, and I will have to replace it eventually. It is impposible to still get new ones with the PM grind (at least in Europe), the newer Callaway models only have the c-grind, and I do not see any other wedges that have a similar grind.
Does anybody know what comes close?

I see a gap. There definitely is a gap.

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Posted 19 October 2010 - 04:28 PM

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Posted 19 October 2010 - 04:40 PM

Did you check to see if any Callaway X-Forged wedges in the loft and bounce were available?  The X Tour & X Forged are very close in feel and design.
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Posted 19 October 2010 - 05:08 PM

 joey3108, on 19 October 2010 - 04:28 PM, said:

Solus

Thank you. Like they say, Joe Kwok knows his stuff.  :D
I did not know about these, but you are exactly right, this sort of grind that takes material off the middle of the sole, is what I want. Now I will try to figure out how to get them in Europe.
Thanks again.
I see a gap. There definitely is a gap.

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Posted 19 October 2010 - 10:05 PM

 avrag, on 19 October 2010 - 05:08 PM, said:

 joey3108, on 19 October 2010 - 04:28 PM, said:

Solus

Thank you. Like they say, Joe Kwok knows his stuff.  :D
I did not know about these, but you are exactly right, this sort of grind that takes material off the middle of the sole, is what I want. Now I will try to figure out how to get them in Europe.
Thanks again.

My pleasure!

Or I have one tour issue spinmilled vokey that has that grind, I'm thinking of selling it. I rarely use it, so the groves are still damn good. It just rusted due to raw finish.

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 12:05 AM

http://www.thefind.c... wedge PM grind
http://www.golfdeale...Wedge-p-96.html

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 09:16 AM

Would it be possible to do that grind on a non c-grind X Forged wedge? How much weight would you loose and have to add to make that work? I too love that wedge and fear that mine will be wearing out too soon.
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Posted 20 October 2010 - 09:39 AM

 Howard Jones, on 20 October 2010 - 12:05 AM, said:



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Posted 20 October 2010 - 09:46 AM

The Callaway Tour Authentic wedges that came out a couple years ago had a PM grind on the 58/60.

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 10:56 AM

Can you still get those TA wedges? Or are they out of stock?

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 11:11 AM

 knudson81, on 20 October 2010 - 09:16 AM, said:

Would it be possible to do that grind on a non c-grind X Forged wedge? How much weight would you loose and have to add to make that work? I too love that wedge and fear that mine will be wearing out too soon.

I takes a few grams in loss only, but its not easy to make (IMO)
Joey has made a wedge grind i guess will work like the PM grind or Titleist P grind.
"Sexy lips" is the one i'm thinking about, but i guess Joey can explain if they are "compatible".
http://www.golfwrx.c..._1#entry1721226

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 11:20 AM

 avrag, on 19 October 2010 - 04:25 PM, said:

I love the way my 58 Callaway X-Tour Wedge performs. From every lie, out of sand, it is just perfect for me. I have one with the PM grind and this just seems to fit my short game technique perfectly. However, it is getting old, and I will have to replace it eventually. It is impposible to still get new ones with the PM grind (at least in Europe), the newer Callaway models only have the c-grind, and I do not see any other wedges that have a similar grind.
Does anybody know what comes close?
,

Where in Europe are you? I might help you by renovating your X-Tour wedge, and if wanted adjust the grind by heel and toe grind to make it even better.
Here is my own gamer, a 60 x-tour with PM grind and added heel & toe "adjustments
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Posted 20 October 2010 - 01:51 PM

This grind will lost the most weight if it done properly.

Average will loose around 4-5gr. So Initially you will need a heavier head weight to get a good result. Tungsten ingots a good way to bring the weight up if 6 gr on more the replacement weight you need. More weight will loose if we add heel and toe relief grind.

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 02:02 PM

http://www.golfsmith...ed_Chrome_Wedge
http://www.golfsmith...d_Vintage_Wedge

Yeah you can still get TA wedges, although they are expensive. Looks like both of them have PM grind.

I actually have a 58 X-Tour vintage with PM that's brand new and never used... PM me if you are interested.







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