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PostSubject: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:38 am

recently heard from my friends that some irons have stronger loft

As much as 2 degree stronger

i checked yamaha irons and the lofts on the D-forged and the rest of the models do defer in lofts.

just how much does this translate into distance increase in general?
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:54 am

you buy and try lah... then can share with us...
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:57 am

Some club makers co. As a marketing gimmick drop the lofts on club so as to claim their clubs goes further than other . For example say normal 7i usually is around 33-34 degrees if they change it to say 29degrees and state that 7i , u are actually swinging a 6i
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:12 am

the bfg cb sticks were stronger in loft compared to my s3 pro mbs, at least one degree stronger.

the difference for me is at least 5m but no more than 10m.

for me it's not about just gaining distance, but more abt handling gaps between my clubs easier, for example .

- MBGC Par 3 Island green, usually 119m. My 9i goes to 110 with the muscleback so I often land short of the hole and sometimes I choke down a 8i with poor results. Now with bfg, 9i goes 115-118m so a full swing is now about right for this hole

- Many Par 3s from the blue are around 150+. My 5i shud go that distance but i dont have much success with cobra cb 5i (duff/top etc), so often times I had to baby a much easier to hit 4 hybrid. Results: overshots most times. Now with bfg my 6i can reach 150 and I'm pretty confident hitting the 6i.
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:35 am

pocketace wrote:
you buy and try lah... then can share with us...
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im interested to buy your pink shaft... hahahaha Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:35 am

most of the jap clubs had stronger loft. Yamaha and fourteeen all also like that. Some 1 club some half club. Only one with standard US loft so far is Mizuno.
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:36 am

i tried my friend's irons which has stronger loft..

very steam.. 7i i whacked almost 150m...



but dispersion no good


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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:40 am

Think it has been posted before, but an informative read on what is actually going on in terms of lofts in golf clubs over the years

http://www.leaderboard.com/LOFTINFO.htm

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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:56 am

Derek wrote:
Think it has been posted before, but an informative read on what is actually going on in terms of lofts in golf clubs over the years

http://www.leaderboard.com/LOFTINFO.htm

absolutely..there is a difference if we somehow improve our ball striking and gained distances on ALL our clubs.

but all these distance gains on the irons just means the gap between the longest iron and your next club (be it hybrid or wood) will be smaller. and the gap between your PW and your sand 56 degree wedge to be bigger.

the only distance gains that really truly "adds distance" to your bag is the driver's, right? (note: and the 3 wood Razz )
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:14 am

SHIT.....I am going to deloft my driver and aim to increase my carry by 50m


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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:18 am

the reason why im looking at this is because im weak in the 145-170 range.

my 6i goes 145-150
my 7i goes 135-140
my 5i goes 155-160

if i can gain another 5-8m on each club using a shorter club, it will improve my game tremendously

i have learned how to disperse it tightly.. now just need that extra bit...
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:20 am

hmmm, may be i shld deloft all my clubs and perhaps my 9iron can carry 170m then...
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:25 am

shamusan wrote:
hmmm, may be i shld deloft all my clubs and perhaps my 9iron can carry 170m then...


i tot ur 9i already carry 170m???
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:32 am

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the reason why im looking at this is because im weak in the 145-170 range.

my 6i goes 145-150
my 7i goes 135-140
my 5i goes 155-160

if i can gain another 5-8m on each club using a shorter club, it will improve my game tremendously

i have learned how to disperse it tightly.. now just need that extra bit...

swing hard, look up....another 10m also no problem...haha
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:34 am

think i go bend my irons hhahaaa
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:35 am

andrew-golf wrote:
think i go bend my irons hhahaaa

i bend for u...45 degree or 90 degree ?...haha
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:38 am

Can color for me?
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:42 am

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Can color for me?

can...u have 2 options :

1. send your club to boston and i color for you there

pros : i would have lots of time to do coloring for you...quality work, multiple color also can
cons : u wnt get your clubs back til early june

2. wait for me to come back, most like early june

either option 1 or 2, u still wanna bend your clubs ?.....haha !!
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:43 am

Option 3???
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:47 am

andrew-golf wrote:
Option 3???

walau, still wan option 3....

option 3 : send to my house tonight..i use Nippon spray paint, super fast, done within 30 mins...haha !!!
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:49 am

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andrew-golf wrote:
Option 3???

walau, still wan option 3....

option 3 : send to my house tonight..i use Nippon spray paint, super fast, done within 30 mins...haha !!!


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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:54 am

golf_snowman wrote:
andrew-golf wrote:
Option 3???

walau, still wan option 3....

option 3 : send to my house tonight..i use Nippon spray paint, super fast, done within 30 mins...haha !!!

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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:40 pm

Might i suggest an ireverent alternative. Buff out ur iron numbers and re engrave bigger numbers? Or use marker also can. Dont bend la, buy new clubs Andrew, the rest of us still waiting for your good stuff to come out.
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PostSubject: Re: Irons with stronger loft   Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:47 pm

Things people do in golf nowadays is just so weird.
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