Jump to content

Welcome. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

* * * * * 1 votes

Length of your 6 Iron ?


  • Please log in to reply
17 replies to this topic

#1 TheBoomer

TheBoomer

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,386 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 67458
  • Joined: 10/11/2008
  • Location:MICHIGAN
GolfWRX Likes : 424

Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:45 AM

Just wondering what the average length of 6 Irons out there.

I got fit into a 38 inch 6 iron but after hitting my Son's Nike Junior set where his 7 iron is probably 30 inches and striping it 160 yards got me thinking that maybe i was fitted wrong or maybe my swing and compression is a lot better with a shorter club. Im not saying that I want to cut all my irons 8 inches but maybe my 6 to 37 which is .50 under titleist standard length.

Anyone getting better results with shorter clubs ?

Something Rare
Something JDM
WITB Link

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


Wanna get rid of this ugly yellow box? And remove other annoying "stuff" in between posts? Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

1

#2 nitram

nitram

    Take Dead Aim

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 3,955 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 28973
  • Joined: 05/15/2007
  • Location:WestOK, on the North Canadian Riviera
  • Handicap:+1.8
  • Ebay ID:fmrtrp
GolfWRX Likes : 566

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

View PostGoogleMe, on 19 November 2012 - 10:45 AM, said:

Just wondering what the average length of 6 Irons out there.

I got fit into a 38 inch 6 iron but after hitting my Son's Nike Junior set where his 7 iron is probably 30 inches and striping it 160 yards got me thinking that maybe i was fitted wrong or maybe my swing and compression is a lot better with a shorter club. Im not saying that I want to cut all my irons 8 inches but maybe my 6 to 37 which is .50 under titleist standard length.

Anyone getting better results with shorter clubs ?

38.25.

Sounds like you're needing to bend over a bit to get yourself on-plane.
M1 430 9.5 Oban Kiyoshi Black 65-04
RBZ Stage 2 3WD T.I. Veylix 888S
Sonartec Md-17 Oban Kiyoshi White 95-05
Srixon Z745 4-7/Z945 8-P KBS Tour V 120X
Chikara V1 Proto 52, 57, 60 Nippon SPB X
Cameron 009 Prototype (A010656)

2

#3 Yepyukon

Yepyukon

    Hinge + Hold

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,805 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 81307
  • Joined: 04/27/2009
  • Location:Dallas, GA
  • Handicap:1.2
  • Ebay ID:rockypokeronline
GolfWRX Likes : 908

Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:39 PM

38"
Vapor Speed 10.5* w/ Oban Devotion
Vapor Fly 17* w/ Tensei
Adams A7 19* w/ AxivCore Blue
Vapor Speed 4 w/ AxivCore Blue
Vapor PC 5-7, Vapor Pro 8-P w/ PXF 6.5
Vapor PC 50*, Engage 54* and 58* Square
Method 003 w/ SS Ryder Cup 1.0

3

#4 hardboiled

hardboiled

    Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 166 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 127460
  • Joined: 04/25/2011
GolfWRX Likes : 14

Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:46 PM

I'm 5'10.

38 inch 5 iron.
37.5 inch 6 iron

4

#5 pdaero

pdaero

    Hall of Fame

  • Lefty Boomers
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,353 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 56310
  • Joined: 05/22/2008
  • Location:Houston, TX
  • Handicap:1.8
  • Ebay ID:pdhch85
GolfWRX Likes : 142

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:20 AM

Mine are standard Mizuno lengths, which are 37.75" 5 iron and 37.25" 6 iron. Seems to work well for me!

Titleist 915D2 9.5* w/ DI6 X Titleist 915F 15* w/ S+ 80 S tipped Titleist 915H 18* w/ S+ 90 X


Titleist 716CB 3-P w/ DG AMT TI X100 SS'd Vokey SM4 TVD 53*, 58* w/ S400


PING Anser Milled 0 34"


5

#6 GolfPro816

GolfPro816

    TheLongBall350

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 40 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 173868
  • Joined: 04/09/2012
  • Location:Kansas City, Missouri
GolfWRX Likes : 1

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:11 AM

this probably won't help you.. but i'm 6'5 and my 6 iron is 39"

6

#7 horty1388

horty1388

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,941 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 126433
  • Joined: 04/11/2011
  • Location:Torrance, CA
GolfWRX Likes : 348

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:11 AM

Im 5'8" play 6 at 37" 5 and 4 @ 37.5"

7

#8 NRJyzr

NRJyzr

    The answer to life, the universe, and everything, is 42

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,443 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 72626
  • Joined: 01/12/2009
  • Location:Minnesota, USA
  • Ebay ID:n.r.jyzr
GolfWRX Likes : 2392

Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:54 AM

I'm about 6' tall, use a 37½" 6 iron.
The Ever Changing Bag!
Driver:  Cobra Fly-Z+, BiMatrix X (black), 43½"
3w:  TaylorMade Stage 2 Tour 14.5°, BiMatrix X (lime), 42½"
2-PW:  Ping Eye 2+, ZZ Lite
SW:  Ram Tom Watson Scoring System 55°, DGX100 ss2x
LW:  Ram Tom Watson Scoring System 60°, DGS
Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv2, 34"

8

#9 will227457

will227457

    Advanced

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 310 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 116125
  • Joined: 10/13/2010
GolfWRX Likes : 29

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:37 PM

Adams A4 37.875" 6 iron

9

#10 Dr. Shankenstein

Dr. Shankenstein

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 761 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 121184
  • Joined: 01/27/2011
  • Location:Seattle
  • Ebay ID:mdcmdeal
GolfWRX Likes : 81

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:00 PM

my height: 5'6, Wrist to floor: 32.5
J33 6i: 37.25,  32*,  carries 170ish
a4 forged 6i: about 37.75, 29*,  carries 180ish

J33's are my summer summer set and a4 are my winter, cold and wet weather set. Though they both say "6" they are very much different clubs. I am much more accurate with my j33s due to the shorter club length and weaker lofts. There are something about the Adams face where there is a hot spot that puts an extra 10ish yards of carry so my distances are inconsistent.

Edited by Dr. Shankenstein, 21 November 2012 - 01:01 PM.

Cobra BioCell+ stock 6Q3 stiff/AXE T6+ Reg tipped 1/2"
TEE XCG6 4w Aldila NVS 85S
Adams Super LS XTD 22* AXE HYB S
Yururi IwaZono SY-0209 5-Pw Nippon Modus3 Tour120s
Vokey SM5 52F*&58M* TT Wedge
Slighter FPR Portland/ Yamada Emperor2/ Epon I-33/Hiro Mz-18/ Slighter Snubnose

Remove This Advertisement Viewing As Guest

    GolfWRX Forums

    Advertisement


Wanna get rid of this ugly yellow box? And remove other annoying "stuff" in between posts? Create a FREE GolfWRX account here.

10

#11 Carolina Golfer 2

Carolina Golfer 2

    Hall of Fame

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 7,785 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 9960
  • Joined: 01/16/2006
GolfWRX Likes : 387

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:16 PM

Mine is a R9  at 38.25 (ordered an 1" over as I'm 6'5")
Under Construction

11

#12 k b

k b

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 992 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 153887
  • Joined: 01/08/2012
  • Location:Canada
GolfWRX Likes : 36

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:16 PM

View PostDr. Shankenstein, on 21 November 2012 - 01:00 PM, said:

There are something about the Adams face where there is a hot spot that puts an extra 10ish yards of carry so my distances are inconsistent.
it's 3* stronger than your other 6i, which probably explains the 10 yards.

anywho, my 6i is 37.5" (standard), though my fitting numbers for the 6i are 38.31".
Titleist 910D2 7.75* - TBD
Titleist 910Fd 14.25* - Rombax P95
Titleist CB 710 2i - DG S400
Mizuno MP-14 3-PW - DG S400
Vokey C-C 53/13 & 59/05 - DG S400
Fastback No. 1

12

#13 Pepperturbo

Pepperturbo

    Glenmorangie 18 yr Yum!

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,892 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 14656
  • Joined: 05/09/2006
  • Location:Midwest and Southwest
  • Handicap:LowS
GolfWRX Likes : 2066

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:23 PM

View PostGoogleMe, on 19 November 2012 - 10:45 AM, said:

Just wondering what the average length of 6 Irons out there.

I got fit into a 38 inch 6 iron but after hitting my Son's Nike Junior set where his 7 iron is probably 30 inches and striping it 160 yards got me thinking that maybe i was fitted wrong or maybe my swing and compression is a lot better with a shorter club. Im not saying that I want to cut all my irons 8 inches but maybe my 6 to 37 which is .50 under titleist standard length.

Anyone getting better results with shorter clubs ?

My 6 iron is 37.5", 31* at D2, it carries 160-168, and I am 60+ and 5'10.  Cutting shafts drops SW dramatically.  I can't imagine what the SW is of a 30" 7 iron; mid C's???
SLDR 9.5*, Project X7C3 Tour Issue
R15 TP 15* Fujikura Speeder 757 Evolution TS
RSi TP 17* 2 iron PX 6.0
RSi TP 3-PW PX 6.0
SM6 F-52* PX6.0 / M-58* DGS200-E0
ProV1X & TM Tour Preferred X
SC California Monterey

13

#14 Dr. Shankenstein

Dr. Shankenstein

    Tour Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 761 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 121184
  • Joined: 01/27/2011
  • Location:Seattle
  • Ebay ID:mdcmdeal
GolfWRX Likes : 81

Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:07 PM

View Postk b, on 21 November 2012 - 01:16 PM, said:

View PostDr. Shankenstein, on 21 November 2012 - 01:00 PM, said:

There are something about the Adams face where there is a hot spot that puts an extra 10ish yards of carry so my distances are inconsistent.
it's 3* stronger than your other 6i, which probably explains the 10 yards.

anywho, my 6i is 37.5" (standard), though my fitting numbers for the 6i are 38.31".
Right! I expect the full club difference but there is something about the A4 face that when I strike the ball It just goes and I somehow get an extra 10ish yds of carry. It can be a bit troublesome if you are relying on a specific distance from a particular club.
Cobra BioCell+ stock 6Q3 stiff/AXE T6+ Reg tipped 1/2"
TEE XCG6 4w Aldila NVS 85S
Adams Super LS XTD 22* AXE HYB S
Yururi IwaZono SY-0209 5-Pw Nippon Modus3 Tour120s
Vokey SM5 52F*&58M* TT Wedge
Slighter FPR Portland/ Yamada Emperor2/ Epon I-33/Hiro Mz-18/ Slighter Snubnose

14

#15 Sean2

Sean2

    Wait...what?

  • ClubWRX Charter Members
  • 22,504 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 29539
  • Joined: 05/23/2007
  • Location:South of Boston
  • Ebay ID:None
GolfWRX Likes : 8953

Posted 21 November 2012 - 04:10 PM

38.75, but I'm an inch over "standard".

Callaway BB Alpha 815: 9.5º / Aldila NV 75
Callaway XR 16 Fairway Wood: 15º / Fujikura Speeder Evolution 565
Callaway XR Hybrid: 19º / Project X SD
Callaway XR Hybrid: 22º / Project X SD
Callaway XR OS: 5 - AW / Mitsubishi Fubuki AT
Callaway MD3 Milled Chrome: 54-10 S Grind / UST Mamiya Recoil 460
Callaway MD PM: 58-10 U Grind / UST Mamiya Recoil 460
SC Newport 2 Dual Balance

15

#16 TheBoomer

TheBoomer

    Major Winner

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,386 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 67458
  • Joined: 10/11/2008
  • Location:MICHIGAN
GolfWRX Likes : 424

Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:12 PM

Got my clubs cut down to 6 Iron 37.5 and swingweight D4

My carry is the same @184 and the accuracy is unreal.

Cut down my Driver a shade under 45 and it is stupid easy to hit fairways. (for some reason my driver was over 46" directly ordered from callaway with a Tour AD DI and thought when telling them standard that it would come in @45)
Something Rare
Something JDM
WITB Link

16

#17 frichissin

frichissin

    Advanced

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 349 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 113835
  • Joined: 08/29/2010
  • Location:Louisiana
GolfWRX Likes : 8

Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:28 PM

Ping G20 38.25
Callaway xr 16 driver
                TaylorMade M2 3 wood
                Mizuno JPX 825 4 - PW - GW
                Callaway PM  56 & 60

17

#18 hpl

hpl

    Lefty

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 183 posts
  •  
  • Member #: 130190
  • Joined: 06/05/2011
  • Location:Pass Christian, MS
GolfWRX Likes : 6

Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:12 PM

I'm 6'3" and my Miura 6 iron is 38.5

18



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

GolfWRX Sponsors