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I've been converted to JDM... Epon AF Tour BLACKS!

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Don't want to be a downer on all this Epon 'Black' love but all my experience (and not with Epon if I may say) is that blades given the ion (black) treatment tend to feel harsher! Is that fair or not?

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Don't want to be a downer on all this Epon 'Black' love but all my experience (and not with Epon if I may say) is that blades given the ion (black) treatment tend to feel harsher! Is that fair or not?

Pete


I can agree with that. I'm not sure why though and I wouldn't say it only applies to blades. I had a set of Epon 502's made in black that felt much more harsh than the plated version. Same goes with some of the Miura's I've owned. Black looks the best, Copper feels the best, and Plated is in the middle with no wear.
 

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You could plate the AFT's with cement and they'd still feel better than most. One of the most pure feeling Irons on the Planet.
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Where's the pics Jim? I need to see some AFT blacks.
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Up soon bud, too freaking cold outside here and inside pictures just don't do them any justice.


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Callaway Big Bertha 9* w/ Project X Handcrafted LZ
Callaway Big Bertha Pro 16* w/ Fujikura Rombax Type X
Callaway X2 Hot Pro 20* w/ Aldila Tour Green
Callaway X-Utility 24* w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway Apex Pro 5-PW w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway MD2 50s, 54s, 60u w/ KBS Tour V

Odyssey Tour Black Series i w/ Long Neck 

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Well, we're waiting.
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Still waiting pal.
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correction.............

You could plate the AFT's with cement and they'd still feel better than most.
"the" most pure feeling Irons on the Planet.

Edited by supo67, 26 January 2012 - 10:35 PM.

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fall bag

jbeam 435--diaman stinger 70x

kasco FD 12.8*----diamana stinger X

royal collection bbd 17*-----diamana ali islei 70s

honma Hw-u 24*  4 driving iron----- NS modus 3 120s

TM tp 09--NS prot DPs 3-pw

fourteen mt-28 prototype  51.5 /56...ns wv125

yururi 1.618,  61*  lw

hiro matusmoto  mz-07

tourstage (r.i.p)  x-01  mild

 

 

 

 

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I think JGalls is in Syracuse, NY. He's either buried in snow or frozen solid trying to take pictures of his new toys. We might have to wait until May when the snow melts.
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I think he's in Orlando at the PGA show and he stiffed us on the pics for now.
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Update...

These things are just fantastic.

More thoughts coming soon.

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Callaway Big Bertha 9* w/ Project X Handcrafted LZ
Callaway Big Bertha Pro 16* w/ Fujikura Rombax Type X
Callaway X2 Hot Pro 20* w/ Aldila Tour Green
Callaway X-Utility 24* w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway Apex Pro 5-PW w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway MD2 50s, 54s, 60u w/ KBS Tour V

Odyssey Tour Black Series i w/ Long Neck 

Callaway SR2
 


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He's back! Those suckers look fantastic! They will look even better with a little bit of wear. Are you a head cover guy for irons J?
 

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What a beauty....didn't know they even come in black??
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He's back! Those suckers look fantastic! They will look even better with a little bit of wear. Are you a head cover guy for irons J?


Thanks and definitely not a headcover guy. In my TP Mills days it was always more rust the better. Like em to have some character!

Really really impressed with these. Sorry for the short posts. Will follow up with more when I get back to a computer (on iPhone).
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Callaway Big Bertha 9* w/ Project X Handcrafted LZ
Callaway Big Bertha Pro 16* w/ Fujikura Rombax Type X
Callaway X2 Hot Pro 20* w/ Aldila Tour Green
Callaway X-Utility 24* w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway Apex Pro 5-PW w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway MD2 50s, 54s, 60u w/ KBS Tour V

Odyssey Tour Black Series i w/ Long Neck 

Callaway SR2
 


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ohhhh now they would make man turn around on a dime and re buy what he just sold!
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fall bag

jbeam 435--diaman stinger 70x

kasco FD 12.8*----diamana stinger X

royal collection bbd 17*-----diamana ali islei 70s

honma Hw-u 24*  4 driving iron----- NS modus 3 120s

TM tp 09--NS prot DPs 3-pw

fourteen mt-28 prototype  51.5 /56...ns wv125

yururi 1.618,  61*  lw

hiro matusmoto  mz-07

tourstage (r.i.p)  x-01  mild

 

 

 

 

There is no secret.says Miguel,  "Good food, good wine, good cigars and some exercise"


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    Adams XTD Ti 15 Speeder VC 7.2 TS
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    Onoff 21 Fubuki 415
    Onoff Forged 2013 3-pw Aerotech 110
    PRGR Nabla Tour 4-pw KBS V Tour
    Cleveland RTX 50,54,58 or
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Very nice sticks Jim.

Edited by potuna, 01 February 2012 - 12:59 PM.

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BTW for anyone interested in custom finish Epon irons TSG can get you irons or wedges in Chrome, Satin, Copper, & Black. We can even have text laser engraved into the sole for you.
 

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Chris,

Question...

Does EPON offer any grind options for their irons along with the finishes?

I LOVE my AF-Tours, the turf interaction for me is the best I've ever had as I'm a sweeper/slider. Mind you mine are a bit strong.

I'd love to add a set of 502's for sh%ts and giggles at some point if my swing is completely nutty. The distances I was getting with those were insane and they are extremely forgiving. I'm just worried that the soles might be a bit too wide for my swing.
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Callaway Big Bertha 9* w/ Project X Handcrafted LZ
Callaway Big Bertha Pro 16* w/ Fujikura Rombax Type X
Callaway X2 Hot Pro 20* w/ Aldila Tour Green
Callaway X-Utility 24* w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway Apex Pro 5-PW w/ KBS Tour V
Callaway MD2 50s, 54s, 60u w/ KBS Tour V

Odyssey Tour Black Series i w/ Long Neck 

Callaway SR2