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PostSubject: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:30 pm

difference between blades and muscle backs? Thanks
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:09 pm

In today's context, it seems that blades and muscleback are being used interchangeably.
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:59 pm

Some 'cavity backs' are actually blades while some 'muscle backs' are actually full cavity backs.


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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:09 pm

kamen wrote:
Some cavity backs are actually blades while some muscle backs are actually full cavity backs.

I thought they're the same, looks identical to me. Now, i'm confused... lol
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:17 pm

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kamen wrote:
Some cavity backs are actually blades while some muscle backs are actually full cavity backs.

I thought they're the same, looks identical to me. Now, i'm confused... lol

All I can say is know your equipment, know what you are buying into. People have been known to play 'cavity backs' for years before discovering they were actually muscle blades.
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:51 pm

Just like the Mizuno MP59 which is actually cavity back but blade like design.
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:03 pm

OT abit. Can someone enlightened me whether MG CB 2007 is blade or cavity back. Am deciding btw PP9003 and that. Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:30 pm

Solutions wrote:
OT abit. Can someone enlightened me whether MG CB 2007 is blade or cavity back. Am deciding btw PP9003 and that. Thanks.

See the "CB", make a guess what it means
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:46 pm

Difference is perimeter weighting for cavity backs.
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:51 pm

sob wrote:
Solutions wrote:
OT abit. Can someone enlightened me whether MG CB 2007 is blade or cavity back. Am deciding btw PP9003 and that. Thanks.

See the "CB", make a guess what it means

Hey bro got the answer already. Went to Isetan just now to find out and tried the demo as well. CB is actually muscle back. thanks
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:32 am

Erm...isn't CB= Cavity Back?
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:34 am

Does knowing what the club head is classified as make a difference to how it will perform?

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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:35 am

Agree w greenteaz musclebacks = blades
They have a full back where the sweet spot is in the centre of the face vs cavity backs which have been hollowed out and weight distributed to the perimeter for a more forgiving design esp for mishits away from the centre sweet spot

bro solutions: think bro sob is correct ur mg cb 2007 are definitely cavity backs as the cavity is so distinct in the design as with earlier predecessor models. Even online reviews for authoritative sources point out that they are indeed cavity backs ... see http://www.golfcourier.com/news/story/58623/miura-gikens-new-cb-2007-forged-cavity-back/full_story.html and http://www.tourspecgolf.com/product_info.php?products_id=4967
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:40 am

Here is an example of a Muscle-Backed iron -



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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:44 am

Here is an example of semi-muscle back iron -




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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:45 am

Example of a full Cavity-Back iron -

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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:51 am

Example of pocket cavity irons -

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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:59 am

Ah... I like pocket cavities but they are a bitch to clean. Evil or Very Mad 
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:11 am

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Ah... I like pocket cavities but they are a bitch to clean. Evil or Very Mad 

They are user-friendly but I dun get the orgasmic feel which I experienced in the bladed irons when hit on the G-Spot ... Oops ... I mean Sweet-Spot ... Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:28 am

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kamen wrote:
Ah... I like pocket cavities but they are a bitch to clean. Evil or Very Mad 

They are user-friendly but I dun get the orgasmic feel which I experienced in the bladed irons when hit on the G-Spot ... Oops ... I mean Sweet-Spot ... Very Happy

This type feeling wise is really nowhere close to your 69. But these days I like to swing them blind at 60% leaving the remaining 40% to work on the other sweet-spots. LOL!
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:47 am

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Erm...isn't CB= Cavity Back?

Lol thought that it should be pretty obvious.

Thanks Bro DLWL for pointing it out
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:35 am

I think there is another component that is important when we chose between MB, CB or even blades...forgiveness! (also feel and looks are mportant to some which some bros had brought up)...

Based on my interaction Si many club sellers, even some irons that are claimed to be CB performs differently in terms of forgiveness. I can only give example from my own play.

I am using Razr x forged which is classified as CB. It's is indeed more forgiving than the blades & some MB but it is not as forgiving as those with the ' pockets' design ie. ping i25, RBZ, etc. I was told that the rule of thumb is usually: the bigger the pocket, the more forgiving it is... To some extend I find it true. Maybe you can consider this factor when choosing between CBs... cheers
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:31 am

I thought if the club heads is forged, it generally make a difference to the forgiveness n feel. Haha i always thought my irons are blades, only to realised lower irons are mb n mid to high irons are blades
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:31 pm

jeffman88 wrote:
Agree w greenteaz musclebacks = blades
They have a full back where the sweet spot is in the centre of the face vs cavity backs which have been hollowed out and weight distributed to the perimeter for a more forgiving design esp for mishits away from the centre sweet spot

bro solutions: think bro sob is correct ur mg cb 2007 are definitely cavity backs as the cavity is so distinct in the design as with earlier predecessor models. Even online reviews for authoritative sources point out that they are indeed cavity backs ... see http://www.golfcourier.com/news/story/58623/miura-gikens-new-cb-2007-forged-cavity-back/full_story.html and http://www.tourspecgolf.com/product_info.php?products_id=4967

That sales guy must be giving me wrong info then. Haha. Am glad we have this forum to share knowledge! Thanks bros
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PostSubject: Re: difference between blades and muscle backs?   Sat Jun 29, 2013 1:05 pm

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That sales guy must be giving me wrong info then. Haha. Am glad we have this forum to share knowledge! Thanks bros

For a sales person retailing Miura irons to make that sort of mistake, I would be really cautious.
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