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Discussion in 'Golf Equipment Talk' started by warbirdlover, Nov 13, 2019.

  1. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    ualtim Carrollton, TX Supporting Member

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    Those are some SGI heads and high launch shafts, are you trying to elevate your iron shots? Judging by your current irons and some of the irons you have had in the past (Ping S series) they will likely launch a lot higher.

    If you want to stick with heads, you may want to look for lower launching shafts.
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    I made up a 4-iron using that shaft and love the flight. I'm probably gonna make up a 5-iron and try it out before I make the whole set. Then again, since it's now winter here and can't try it out, I might just risk it and make the whole set.
     
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    ualtim Carrollton, TX Supporting Member

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    If you like the flight, go for it. Always enjoy clubs I made.
     
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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    Excellent choices. Jerry. I have sold a LOT of those shafts in sets I've built. I have a buddy who's a 6 handicapper and I just reshafted his PING IsI BeCu set with those shafts - he's in love.....shot 74 today in our league match. Those heads will be high launchers. Maltby is high quality stuff. Another great choice in SGI heads for those shafts would be Acer XV HT from ValueGolf.com or Hireko.com
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    Acer XV HT is the head I used for my 4-iron. I like it but thought Maltby would be better?
     
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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    I would rate Maltby as a bit higher in quality. I have a playing partner here in FL that has a set of Acer XV heads in his bag and they are a year old now and are starting to rust and the finish is dull. Keep in mind that Florida's humidity and sandy soil is HARD on steel.
     
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    Let me know when you start on these. I will "assist" you, since I too can't play golf for a long long time (winter).
     
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    Same here Jerry - let me know if you need any tips. I've lost track of how many clubs I've built or repaired in the last 25 years.

    I would also give these a serious look: Maltby STi OS Iron Heads
     
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    limpalong Mental Ward Escapee Supporting Member

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    Low 60's here in Kansas today. Upper 50's predicted for the next 7 to 10 days. Beautiful weather for golf.
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    I think Santa is going to give me these so after X-mas something.
     
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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrr :mad:
     
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    I looked seriously at these also. I've got one St-i head coming before I buy a whole set.
     
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    Those are nice looking irons. I would think Warbirdlover should consider those.
     
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    anonymous golfaholic Refusing Recovery Supporting Member

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    OG's like him can hit it low anytime but when you need a moon ball it's not as easy (especially on your back!). All of my clubs are setup for a high launch and my ss is still decent ~110 w/driver. I personally just end up needing a higher launch in most situations and it's easier if all it takes is a stock swing. I have no issue and enjoy flighting it down when needed. That's just me. One of my friends is the exact opposite, so, yah...
     

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