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ROMARO RAY H IRONS (MY REVIEW)

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Greetings! Today marks my very first post on this forum, and I would like to kick things off by reviewing these irons which I received a couple of days ago through TourSpecGolf in the 4-PW configuration.

When I was a boy, I learned to play golf using my father's blade irons. I can still remember the thin top line and the high toe at address! I never thought they were too small, as blades were all I knew growing up. Over the years I switched to cavity backs, and each passing set seemed to get bigger and bigger. Recently I decided to try to find a blade type iron with at least some of the forgiveness of a cavity back, which is why I drifted to these Romaro's.

First Impressions: If there is a better looking set of irons, I haven't seen them. These irons are beyond beautiful, and pictures really do not do them justice! The satin finish makes it very easy to fend off glare, and I think adds to the overall looks!

Size: These are definitely Blade like in appearance. The top line is thin, the head is very compact, offset is minimal and again, great satin finish! To be honest, I was a bit intimidated at first glance and wondered instantly if I had bitten off more than I could chew. But they set up so perfectly at address, harkening me back to my youth, that I proceeded to swing with confidence. I should mention that I am a big fan of high toe irons, and these definitely give you that!

Feel: One of the best feeling irons I have ever had the privilege of hitting. Feel is both soft and solid. It is as pure a feeling as it gets for me! Even shots that were hit more towards the toe still felt great, which I was not expecting.

Workability: Whatever you want! Fades, Draws, Low, High were all a breeze. The natural ball flight for these irons is quite high, and that is thanks to the half cavity design. I was really impressed with the ball flight, and very impressed at how easy they are to get the ball in the air. As a result, Romaro increased the lofts by 1 degree over the Pro Forged Model to compensate for this.

Distance: My distance neither increased nor decreased with these irons. I was concerned by the higher lofts, but I ended up hitting them the same distance as my ever so slightly stronger lofted I20's.

Forgiveness: Here is where these irons shined most for me. For an iron of this size, they are surprisingly forgiving! Off center shots still travelled farther than I was expecting and as already mentioned, ball flight was nice and high! And in terms of the size, it's funny, after just a couple of minutes on the range I was already used to it. And after 40 minutes on the range, I took a look at the I20's I also had brought along and they already looked too big to me... Funny how the mind works...

Conclusion:

If you are looking for a beautiful, very great feeling, compact blade like iron with the forgiveness of a cavity back, look no further. I had never heard of Romaro before this site introduced them, so a big thanks to TourSpecGolfer for always being on the lookout for great products! and a big thanks to Tario for introducing these irons and for providing a very seamless transaction. He was always very quick to respond to any questions that I had!

Cheers!

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Welcome and thanks formthe great review, maybe a follow up post after you have some more rounds under your belt?

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Great review!!

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Thank you for the review ! keep us updated after u get them dialed in !!!!!

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Thanks for the warm welcome and nice words. I have a couple of tee times scheduled for the weekend so will report back after some true testing in the field.

Cheers!

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Well done... Looking forward to more detail... What did you shaft them with?

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J has them with the 950GH Stiff.

I forgot to ask what you think of the Romaro grips?

I'm very glad you liked them and working with you on getting them was a breeze as well.

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Thanks, Tario! And the grips are great too! I will be keeping them!

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Thanks, Tario! And the grips are great too! I will be keeping them!

Haha what I should have asked is did you smell the grips? (^_^)

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Excellent review ...enjoy your new Clubs!!

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Haha what I should have asked is did you smell the grips? (^_^)

The smell of the grips...? :tsg_smiley_homer: Hmm. Anyway, great looking irons really.

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The smell of the grips...? :tsg_smiley_homer: Hmm. Anyway, great looking irons really.

Perhaps its infused with citronella oil like those plastic golf belts you find in Japan and Bangkok.

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It actually smells like bubble gum. It's better than stinky post round hands.

They want you to hit the club smile then lick your fingers..;o)

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Great looking club. Love the smelly grips! Great review you got there, I love hoe the romaro irons look. Im looking forward to comparing all that romaro has to offer. All so pure! It seems like a great set for myself. I love clubs that are very workable and with that great feel... Ohhh. I might have to dump my current irons soon. :)

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Nice review...I've seem a couple of Romaro around and never thought of giving em a swing but this review sure makes me wanna go swing some demo and see how they compare to my Yururi Flatback

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Guys,

if anyone has hit the Miura PP-9003 can i please have some comparisons Romaro H's? i currently have a set of PP's and find it difficult on really bad days and was wondering if Romaro's are more forgiving? wouldnt mind having a second set :)

Thank you

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Nice review + even better looking irons there.... I think they hit this one right

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Guys,

if anyone has hit the Miura PP-9003 can i please have some comparisons Romaro H's? i currently have a set of PP's and find it difficult on really bad days and was wondering if Romaro's are more forgiving? wouldnt mind having a second set :)

Thank you

Dear Jimsta.

If u find the PP's hard to hit then you'll probably find the Romaro H's less forgiving.

Maybe look at the V's or On Off's .... or get lessons :D

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Dear Jimsta.

If u find the PP's hard to hit then you'll probably find the Romaro H's less forgiving.

Maybe look at the V's or On Off's .... or get lessons :D

Yup agree with that. The Romaro H is made to play closer to a blade model where the PP is designed around forgiveness and feel. But don't get me wrong, Romaro H is very forgiving for a thin blade like design they got. Its an easy transition for people that are used to playing a pure blade mode. Romaro H is much easier to work the ball.

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Guys,

if anyone has hit the Miura PP-9003 can i please have some comparisons Romaro H's? i currently have a set of PP's and find it difficult on really bad days and was wondering if Romaro's are more forgiving? wouldnt mind having a second set :)

Thank you

miura pp-9003 its much harder to hit

romaro ray h its much easier, but ray v will be so much easier.

but romaro ray h its butterly soft, love it.

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Mine is paired with Bassara shaft and Golf Pride grip. My swing speed is around 95-101, handicap 12.

Distance: I have to say that this RomaRo Ray-H combos deliver about 5meter less than my Epon 701 paired with the same shaft and grip.

Trajectory: Surprisingly, these Ray-H combos launch the ball at merely the same trajectory height as the Epon 701. However, subjectively, I believe they deliver the ball with more precise aim.

Feel: Pronounce that they are indeed great Forged iron. Epon 701 gives more springy feel.

But best of all, these Ray-H always attract good conversations and compliment from fellow golfers while waiting for the tee-off..post-15104-0-60657700-1341225791.jpgpost-15104-0-33718200-1341225817.jpgpost-15104-0-18629000-1341225830.jpg

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hey great review..

good job. hope they work out well lfor u.

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Xerobound

Have you tried the Mizuno MP63? How does it play against the Romaro H?

The reason I asked is because I want to get a slightly forgiving iron set (vs mp5003).

I was very tempted to wait until the Mizuno MP64 to come out and place a custom set through Tario.

But now looking at the Romaro, seems like it's the answer.

I wanted a relatively small head with thin top line (I guess Mizuno can grind it on custom orders).

I love how blade feels and look, but need more forgiveness on the 3-4 irons on launch if not hit solid.

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