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Scratch wedges - black oxide project.. completed (photo's included)


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#1 cadman88

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:39 PM

So I sent off my year old Scratch wedges to have them refinished  in black oxide, and some stampings & paintfil done, these were not in terrible shape to start with.

Sorry for multiple posts, I don't know how to add them and keep them in the correct order..

The before photo's..

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#2 cadman88

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:40 PM

Photo's after stripping...
Ping G30 LS 10.5° with Tour AD BB 6x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue TS 14° with Tour AD BB 7x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue 18.5° with Tour AD BB 7x
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Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
Taylormade ATV 56° (stock)
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 60° / 14c (stock)
Scotty Cameron GoLo 3 35"

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:41 PM

Photo after buffing, polishing, and stamping...

Edited by cadman88, 25 January 2013 - 12:10 AM.

Ping G30 LS 10.5° with Tour AD BB 6x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue TS 14° with Tour AD BB 7x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue 18.5° with Tour AD BB 7x
Mizuno MP-H4 4-PW with Dynalite Gold XP X100
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
Taylormade ATV 56° (stock)
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 60° / 14c (stock)
Scotty Cameron GoLo 3 35"

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:44 PM

And the completed project...
Ping G30 LS 10.5° with Tour AD BB 6x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue TS 14° with Tour AD BB 7x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue 18.5° with Tour AD BB 7x
Mizuno MP-H4 4-PW with Dynalite Gold XP X100
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
Taylormade ATV 56° (stock)
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 60° / 14c (stock)
Scotty Cameron GoLo 3 35"

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

Awesome work.


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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:51 PM

I think they look very cool.. I had the builder put in KBS Hi-Rev shafts in them.. I have not hit them yet (currently -8°F here in NY...) but they feel perfectly balanced in that all important "swing them on the living room carpet test swings.." (my wife still doesn't understand this process... even after 25 years....)
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Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue TS 14° with Tour AD BB 7x
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Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
Taylormade ATV 56° (stock)
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 60° / 14c (stock)
Scotty Cameron GoLo 3 35"

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

Oh wow, those are looking sharp!  Love finish and the stampings.   Who did the work on them?
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:57 PM

They look great! I've been thinking of getting the same finish done. Can you PM how much it cost you? Thanks for the post.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:57 PM

www.chopshopgolf.com

Edited by cadman88, 25 January 2013 - 12:24 AM.

Ping G30 LS 10.5° with Tour AD BB 6x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue TS 14° with Tour AD BB 7x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue 18.5° with Tour AD BB 7x
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Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
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Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 60° / 14c (stock)
Scotty Cameron GoLo 3 35"

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:56 AM

The white paintfill makes a great contrast on the black heads!! Love the skull and bones to!


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Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:09 AM

Very nice. You have great taste.

(Wipes drool and resists jealous impulse.)

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:18 AM

Sweet looking wedges! What models are those?
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 01:29 AM

Sweeet

Finish almost looks chocolate?

Edited by kekoa, 25 January 2013 - 01:29 AM.


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Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:22 AM

Wow, scrolling down, my jaw literally opened when I went from your 3rd to 4th (complete) post.  Nice looking wedges.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:21 PM

Copycat lol..  Looks like chopshopgolf went out and bought a skull and bones stamp after I let him use mine hahah..

Sweet wedges..

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Crazy thing is I only use the 52* right now as the JP's kicked the scratch tour heads out of the bag..

Edited by gqjeff, 25 January 2013 - 12:24 PM.


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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:28 PM

View Postgqjeff, on 25 January 2013 - 12:21 PM, said:

Copycat lol..  Looks like chopshopgolf went out and bought a skull and bones stamp after I let him use mine hahah..

Sweet wedges..

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Those look nice as well.. I told them to stamp something on mine, and he told me what was available, I selected the skull and bones.. I said I was not to concerned with what he did on them and left the stamping up to him.... they look nice.. I hope to hit them on a sim this weekend.
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:33 PM

Ya I had these done last winter.  I sent him my skull and bones stamp at the time also.  Looks like he liked what I had him do.  He does great work on heads.  I have bad him do a few sets for me now.  The raw feeling is so much better.  I did notice on these cast heads u get a more burgundy/brown color compared to traditional black  on forged heads..  I wish just bsing u though about being a copycat lol...

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:28 PM

View Postcadman88, on 24 January 2013 - 11:44 PM, said:

And the completed project...

WOW!!!  Awesome job.
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:11 PM

View PostSidetracked, on 25 January 2013 - 01:18 AM, said:

Sweet looking wedges! What models are those?

These were the stock Scratch 8620's..  wedges.. I've got a Miura satin that will be heading his way shortly..still deciding what finish to put on it..

Edited by cadman88, 25 January 2013 - 04:52 PM.

Ping G30 LS 10.5° with Tour AD BB 6x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue TS 14° with Tour AD BB 7x
Taylormade JetSpeed Tour Issue 18.5° with Tour AD BB 7x
Mizuno MP-H4 4-PW with Dynalite Gold XP X100
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
Taylormade ATV 56° (stock)
Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 60° / 14c (stock)
Scotty Cameron GoLo 3 35"

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:15 PM

View Postgqjeff, on 25 January 2013 - 12:33 PM, said:

Ya I had these done last winter.  I sent him my skull and bones stamp at the time also.  Looks like he liked what I had him do.  He does great work on heads.  I have bad him do a few sets for me now.  The raw feeling is so much better.  I did notice on these cast heads u get a more burgundy/brown color compared to traditional black  on forged heads..  I wish just bsing u though about being a copycat lol...

I knew that.. funny I told him to just put some skulls and bones on them... they do look a lot like yours.. both look great..

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Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Satin 52° / 12s (stock)
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 03:31 PM

View Postcadman88, on 25 January 2013 - 03:11 PM, said:

View PostSidetracked, on 25 January 2013 - 01:18 AM, said:

Sweet looking wedges! What models are those?

These were the stock Scratch 8620's.. Forged wedges.. I've got a Miura satin that will be heading his way shortly..still deciding what finish to put on it..

The 8620's are actually cast.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:16 PM

View PostPaulFitz, on 25 January 2013 - 03:31 PM, said:

View Postcadman88, on 25 January 2013 - 03:11 PM, said:

View PostSidetracked, on 25 January 2013 - 01:18 AM, said:

Sweet looking wedges! What models are those?

These were the stock Scratch 8620's.. Forged wedges.. I've got a Miura satin that will be heading his way shortly..still deciding what finish to put on it..

The 8620's are actually cast.

Corrected.. thanks
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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:27 PM

Those are sharp.  Nice work
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