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Gonna build me a 4-iron

Discussion in 'Golf Equipment Talk' started by warbirdlover, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    I have a gap in my yardage that I can't find a club to work. I've tried hybrids and irons. My AP1 set did not come with a 4-iron so I found some cheap super forgiving components. Here's the stuff to make it. If it doesn't work I'm not out much. I fixed a broken shaft on one of sssmokin's irons and it turned out great. I've read up on the shaft info on how to make it regular flex etc etc. Wish me luck. I'll post a pic when I get the stuff and put it together.

    Acer XV HT Iron - Clubhead - Hireko Custom Golf Clubs and Components

    Apollo Acculite 95 Steel Iron Golf Shafts - Hireko Custom Golf Clubs and Components

    Golf Pride Tour Velvet Plus4 Standard Golf Grips - Hireko Custom Golf Clubs and Components
     
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    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    I like your other thread better.
     
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  3. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    Which one? I've posted about a dozen new ones.
     
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    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    You posted two threads on the same topic. I replied in both threads that I liked the other thread better. When did Wisconsinites lose their sense of humor?
     
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    TEA Time Grumpy Gilmore Staff Member Admin

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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    :D:D:D:D:D
     
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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    Hireko/Acer is good stuff Jerry. I've sold many sets of those HT irons.
     
  8. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    You made my day PaPaD.
     
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    eclark53520 DB Member Extraordinaire Supporting Member

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    I remember that one time that I hit a perfectly pure 4i. I felt like a real golfer.

    Yes, that was the one and only time I've ever had that feeling.
     
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    It's an even better feeling when you pure a 2 iron. I used to love my 2 iron.
     
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    BigJim13 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I used to tee off with a 3 iron. For whatever reasons it was the only club I could get off the tee with.
     
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  12. SiberianDVM

    SiberianDVM I love Hooters Moderator

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    Me too. It was about 1975, and the woods were wood with steel shafts. I hit big slices with all of them, I could hit the irons straight.
     
  13. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    Those woods were a nightmare to hit. The first driver I ever had that I could really hit were the old Yonex ADX 100 or 200 graphite headed 250 cc clubs. Those were far better then the first TaylorMade Burners.
     
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    Oh man, those were the first metal driver/fairways I ever owned. They had a sweet spot that was one atom wide.
     
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    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    So here's the 4-iron done. Comments?

    20190628_151351. 20190628_151526. 20190628_151556.
     
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    Those are pretty solid iron heads. The Acer XV Pro is outstanding. I had a combo set with the HT in 5, 6, 7 and the Pro in 8 to GW. Awesome clubs.
     
  18. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    Will give it a test run tomorrow. There's one hole that is too short for a hybrid and too long for my 5-iron. I'm hoping this fills the gap.
     
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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    I've never procured a club to cover one shot so I hope it works for ya!;)
     
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    Same!! Except the 1975 part, I wasn’t born yet!
     
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