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714 AP1 vs Taylormade speedblades


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#1 fox1125

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 04:48 AM

Looking at these two sets of irons and wondering if anyone has hit both. Any feedback would be great.


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 06:50 AM

Have hit the AP1 and love them.  Have not hit the SpeedBlades because they look like toys and i don't like how they look at address - don't like the notch in the transition from hosel to topline.
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Posted 15 November 2013 - 09:06 AM

Hit them both, but I didn't like (for me at least) how strong the Speedblades are lofted. 7-iron Speedblade went 195 with 12 yards of rollout, while the AP1's went 180 with 3 yards of roll. Mind you the Speedblade 7-iron is (I think) 2 degrees stronger than the AP1. For me, I wanted the higher traj/more spin since I can hit it a decent distance anyways.

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 07:27 PM

Have hit both on a LM only, I have hit the 712 ap1's on course.  The titleists are very nice and will be a relevant iron for 20 years, the speeds will be relevant for 20 minutes;).
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Posted 15 November 2013 - 08:38 PM

I Have a set of speedblades on the way, I currently use 712 ap2 but these are so easy to hit and i like the look at address better than the 714 ap1, didnt look as chunky


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 08:57 PM

Not sure if this is even a real question.

Edited by Arpeggi, 15 November 2013 - 08:57 PM.

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