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Best Forged CB irons of 2011/2012

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Poll: Best CB Forged irons of 2011/2012 (90 member(s) have cast votes)

Which do you think is the best CB Forged iron of 2011/2012?

  1. ONOFF Forged (16 votes [17.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.78%

  2. Romaro Ray V Forged (1 votes [1.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.11%

  3. Yamaha V-Forged Tour Model (18 votes [20.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

  4. Yamaha V-Forged (4 votes [4.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.44%

  5. Yamaha D-Forged (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Epon AF-302 (31 votes [34.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 34.44%

  7. Epon AF-502 (5 votes [5.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.56%

  8. PRGR 2012 EGG Forged (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. PRGR eD Forged (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. Fourteen TC-530 (1 votes [1.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.11%

  11. Fourteen TC-930 (1 votes [1.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.11%

  12. Titleist 2012 VG3 Forged (3 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

  13. Tourstage 2012 X-Blade 707 (3 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

  14. Tourstage X-Blade 905 Limited (3 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

  15. Yururi KM-0312 Forged (1 votes [1.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.11%

  16. Callaway Legacy Black Forged (2 votes [2.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.22%

  17. Geotech GT Forged Tour Issue (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  18. 2012 TourStage GR (1 votes [1.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.11%

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idrive

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c'mom...I just purchased the GR forged irons. Waiting for them to arrive. You are all giving me a complex!


You can't go wrong with those.
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  • What's in the Bag?:
    PRGR- diamana-RYOMA-crazy-GOLDS FACTORY- nspro-FOURTEEN-tourtsage

i thought that but the tourstage 905s x blade were in there so i thought why not just say best clubs.

i aint hit thse but some great looking fcavitites ive seens are the titleist VG

and srixon something or others.

id play those in a heart beat


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Pr-Gr egg 7---stock  m-43 shaft..!

Pr-Gr- MFD egg  spoon 15* ---diamana  thump 65s.

Pr-Gr MFD egg spoon 16.5*---Qaudra fire express 75xs

Honma tw-u 21* DI---NS950s.

Pr-GR tr 500---TT monacco satin S.

fourteen mt-28 ptototype 51 */56.6*--NS WV 125 s

Yururi 1.618  61* LW--NS 950s

yamada burning copper

tourstage x-01 mild

 

the  iron houses  the soul of golf .

 


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  • Brand of Choice:Epon, RomaRo, Yonex...

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    RomaRo, Kamui, Epon, TourSrage, Yonex, ONOFF
    Crazy Shafts and UST TourSPX and Attas and GD shafts...
    Any given day any given mix and match

i thought that but the tourstage 905s x blade were in there so i thought why not just say best clubs.

i aint hit thse but some great looking fcavitites ive seens are the titleist VG

and srixon something or others.

id play those in a heart beat

The 905 X-Blade had a cavity back and a muscle back model...
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    Prgr 455/ cb 46, ryoma d1 v-spec/ wyvern
    egg spoon, rc sfd 3
    epon af-702
    52 rc dent back
    58 sky dream jump
Best for me would mean most forgiving without sacrifice too much feel since I'm not a great ball striker : ) right now I'm using af 702 and it's the furthest and most forgiving iron I've ever hit. Is the egg forged and on off more forgiving? If so, I would really like to try : )
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Find set of 2012 Yamaha Tour forged. So easy to hit and profile second to none. Shaft is very important though.


They look sweet... of all the clubs I've held in my hands, these fit my eye the best at address. I worry that they may be too much on a day to day basis for my mid-capper game though. Irons have always been the weakest part of my game.
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Ryoma Maxima Type V 10.5* w/ Crazy LY02 Noir

Crazy 435 9.8* w/ Accra SC55
TRPX D-013 10* w/ Messenger 1st

TRPX S-013 10.5* w/ Quadra FEX Max WBQ 55
 

Ryoma F3 15* w/ Crazy FW80

S Yard XV 18* w/ Crazy FW80

 

Romaro Ray Type R 21* w/ MCH 60

Romaro Ray Type R 24* w/ MCH 70

 

Epon AF-502 Copper 5-PW w/ KBS Tour
Onoff 2013 5-PW w/ NS950GH

 

Chikara 51 / 55 / 59 w/ E21

Miura KM-007


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Ok I added TourStage GR to the poll. Yes fantastic irons all around.

My #1 was the ONOFF Forged because it's dumb easy to hit and uber soft. The VG3's ranked a super super did I say super close #2 it's like a compromise between the 302 & ONOFF. Stevo the new VG3's are identical to the version you have but more forgiving you may like those!

What I think we will find in this poll is there are those who lean toward a more player CB ala 302's Yammy's, TS 905, etc.. and those who lean toward more forgiveness ONOFF, VG3, GR, EGG Forged etc..
 

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  • What's in the Bag?:
    Driver: Jbeam 425 Tour w/ Crazy CB-46
    FW: ONOFF Type S 15*
    UT: ONOFF Type S 21*
    Irons: 3-PW Geotech Tour Issue
    Wedges: Geotech Tour Issue
    Putter: Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport2
The 302 and yam tour models were and still are awesome. I am currently very into romaro clubs so it's a very tough choice. I'm going to wait a bit longer for an official vote. If I vote now, the Yamaha tour model will get my vote.

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    Prgr 455/ cb 46, ryoma d1 v-spec/ wyvern
    egg spoon, rc sfd 3
    epon af-702
    52 rc dent back
    58 sky dream jump
Chris, which one is the dumbest : ) ? 702, Vg3, on-off forged, or egg forged. Really like to hear more about this egg forged, maybe a review soon please : )
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  • What's in the Bag?:
    Ryoma, Jbeam, , PRGR, Onoff, Yamaha, Epon, TaylorMade
Although I have only hit the Onoff forfed and the 2011 Yamaha v forged tour out of the bunch, my vote goes to the onoffs. Stupid easy to hit.and still acceptable looking clubs. Oh and by the way, did I already mentioned soft...?
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3 Wood: jBeam FX BM-FW HG 15° with Crazy LY-02 Stiff
19° Hybrid: PRGR Egg i+
22° Hybrid Iron: PRGR new Egg 5 iron

5 - PW: Onoff Forged with NS Pro GH950 Stiff
Gap Wedge: Epon 208KGX copper 52° with NS Pro GH950 Stiff
Sand Wedge: Yamaha Inpres X 56° (2007 model) with NS Pro GH950 Stiff
Lob Wedge: Yamaha Inpres X 60° (2007 model) with NS Pro GH1050 Stiff
Putter: TaylorMade Ghost Tour MA-81


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The 302 and yam tour models were and still are awesome. I am currently very into romaro clubs so it's a very tough choice. I'm going to wait a bit longer for an official vote. If I vote now, the Yamaha tour model will get my vote.


Dumbest as in easiest to hit? If so ONOFF Forged no doubt and it has minimal offset which I love! It's all about finding the balance of look, forgiveness, and feel imo. I would leave 702 out, too much offset.
 

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Yamaha V Forged Tour 2011 have my vote. Amazing irons. I've never owned any JDM stuff before but I now have a set of these in 3i - PW with 52* and 58* wedges, all shafted with Quadra 4AX SOF 100i in stiff. Amazing irons. They have a small head which makes me concentrate more, but they feel fantastic.....did I tell you how amazing they are?? :)


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Driver: Cleveland Classic XL Custom 9* + Matrix 6M3 x.
FW: Royal Collection Pro TP 4W 16* + Kuro Kage Proto 70s.
Irons: Epon AF Tour PW - 6i, AF 301 5i - 3i + KBS C-Taper.
AW: Epon 207 KGX 50* + KBS wedge flex.
SW/LW: Epon 213 STX 56 & 58* + Shimada Tour Wedge.
Putter: TM Spider counter-balanced.

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Yamaha V Forged Tour 2011 have my vote. Amazing irons. I've never owned any JDM stuff before but I now have a set of these in 3i - PW with 52* and 58* wedges, all shafted with Quadra 4AX SOF 100i in stiff. Amazing irons. They have a small head which makes me concentrate more, but they feel fantastic.....did I tell you how amazing they are?? :)


Hey Ian, welcome to the forum!
 

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On off forge will be in my bag soon
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    Not enough JDM!!
Hi there Mr Tourspecgolfer! Shall I call you Chris? It's good to be aboard the good ship JDM. I've never owned the usual sets of irons - Taylormade/Callaway/Nike/Titleist etc, As soon as I discovered Tourspec it was like opening Pandoras box :)
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Driver: Cleveland Classic XL Custom 9* + Matrix 6M3 x.
FW: Royal Collection Pro TP 4W 16* + Kuro Kage Proto 70s.
Irons: Epon AF Tour PW - 6i, AF 301 5i - 3i + KBS C-Taper.
AW: Epon 207 KGX 50* + KBS wedge flex.
SW/LW: Epon 213 STX 56 & 58* + Shimada Tour Wedge.
Putter: TM Spider counter-balanced.

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    Not enough JDM!!
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Driver: Cleveland Classic XL Custom 9* + Matrix 6M3 x.
FW: Royal Collection Pro TP 4W 16* + Kuro Kage Proto 70s.
Irons: Epon AF Tour PW - 6i, AF 301 5i - 3i + KBS C-Taper.
AW: Epon 207 KGX 50* + KBS wedge flex.
SW/LW: Epon 213 STX 56 & 58* + Shimada Tour Wedge.
Putter: TM Spider counter-balanced.

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Ian...Well said. I have been a member since 2005 and am still addicted to this wonderful site! :tsg_smiley_heart:
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Chris and Gocchin are great people who represent this site
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Would really like to see how the new vg3 fares when it comes out end of this mth
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