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The reason Dale knows is Epon/Endo now make all their best forgings in Sheffield, (UK),, the heart of British steel industry.

Edited by ukok, 26 July 2012 - 08:29 PM.

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The reason Dale knows is Epon/Endo now make all their best forgings in Sheffield, (UK),, the heart of British steel industry.

. Lmao
Wouldn't that be fantastic?
Hey but Seriously that's what my dad Does for a living, well him and is company , high Forgings!!... But mainly for RR... Not Endo
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The reason Dale knows is Epon/Endo now make all their best forgings in Sheffield, (UK),, the heart of British steel industry.


no wonder i cant afford the new epon stuff :tsg_smiley_homer:
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Well for the record IF Epon is coming out with a non conforming (470cc) driver for the slow swinger and
not make a conforming one (for the slow swinger) I think it's a shame.

And, it doesn't make sense. If you can't hit the face of a 460cc driver you're not going to be able to hit the
face of a 470cc either. The difference of the extra 10cc isn't going to help/make a difference.

IMO

It will certainly be one of the few Epon drivers that I will not own/buy A niche company making an even more
niche driver..... just doesn't make sense.... and you know it ain't gonna be cheap!!!
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It will certainly be one of the few Epon drivers that I will not own/buy A niche company making an even more
niche driver..... just doesn't make sense.... and you know it ain't gonna be cheap!!!


the zen, zero, personals, NEW DRIVER are all limited editions.
epon coming out with limited editions more often now.

lets just say that they will do as they please. they dont mind if their products
dont sell like hotcakes.

frankly the zen and personals are a huge success despite the price.
the zero, i dont know how much they sold, this new driver i know nothing
about. it will defintely be the opposite of the zero, stupid easy and long for
its intended market.
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    Putter....

Well for the record IF Epon is coming out with a non conforming (470cc) driver for the slow swinger and
not make a conforming one (for the slow swinger) I think it's a shame.

And, it doesn't make sense. If you can't hit the face of a 460cc driver you're not going to be able to hit the
face of a 470cc either. The difference of the extra 10cc isn't going to help/make a difference.

IMO

It will certainly be one of the few Epon drivers that I will not own/buy A niche company making an even more
niche driver..... just doesn't make sense.... and you know it ain't gonna be cheap!!!


Oh I wouldn't think it's Cheap!!
Maybe it's Endo's way of a helping Hand?

So. Maybe it's long, light and large!

They could be going for Gold ... What with the Olympics??

Edited by DaleUK, 26 July 2012 - 11:20 PM.

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Quick question: why are so many Epon irons and drivers "limited editions"? I get it that OEMs put out a driver every few years as a limited run, but seems as if every new set of irons or driver from Epon is "limited". Marketing??
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Sadly with Epon we have to speculate.

It seems their Putters have always been limited editions. Cost? Hurry and get it before it's gone?

Except for the Personals most everything else is not "limited", at least that I can think of. I can understand
500 sets of blades as they (blades) are not typically big sellers for any oem.

Don't know if our slow swing driver will be limited, yet.

Epon has been my favorite brand for several years now..... IMO their quality and performance are really
second to none. They just need to hire me to run the place. :)
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    Putter....
It's Limited!!;-)
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Quick question: why are so many Epon irons and drivers "limited editions"? I get it that OEMs put out a driver every few years as a limited run, but seems as if every new set of irons or driver from Epon is "limited". Marketing??


Actually this isn't usually the case. Only recently for Epon. The Zero, Personal and Zen are the first time I have seen more than one limited model from Epon in a year. (some years none).

But its certainly a ploy used by many brands to create demand and raise prices.

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My guess the driver is limited because they don't expect to sell too many.....

IMO the extra cc's in a driver is not going to make it go farther. Easier to hit? I guess, still don't see
10cc making a diff with a slower swing. Without being hot, ie: cor being over .83 I don't see the point.

Making it longer (shaft) for added distance does not make it user friendly, besides you can take any
driver and install a longer shaft.....
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Limited edition doggie head covers, limited edition Personal irons, limited edition Zen putters, limited edition Zero driver (I think!) and now limited edition "new driver". Seems like these guys have taken a page out of the Cabbage Patch dolls!

Love just about anything Epon...just want them to release a driver that's a true bomber, not one for only slow swings or athletic swings.

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Actually this isn't usually the case. Only recently for Epon. The Zero, Personal and Zen are the first time I have seen more than one limited model from Epon in a year. (some years none).

But its certainly a ploy used by many brands to create demand and raise prices.


I didn't realize the Zero was limited.
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first time ive heard the Zero is limited .... can we get this confirmed?

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Hmmm it does not appear as if it is limited anymore.

Originally when they first released it, it was dubbed as limited and even close to being sold out but it no longer says that on the specs.

I guess its more popular than I thought.

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    50*. 54*. 60*.

    Putter....

My guess the driver is limited because they don't expect to sell too many.....

IMO the extra cc's in a driver is not going to make it go farther. Easier to hit? I guess, still don't see
10cc making a diff with a slower swing. Without being hot, ie: cor being over .83 I don't see the point.

Making it longer (shaft) for added distance does not make it user friendly, besides you can take any
driver and install a longer shaft.....


.83, try a few more !!
My guess would be??
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Epons primary concern is not sales and I think that's a great thing.

I'd rather have these unique niche models be limited over their meat and potatos line up.

The good thing is when Epon says limited it actually is. Not like bigger JDM brands that produce thousands.

i33 disappeared fast, ZEN is gone, not sure on personals but it's IMO the best blade ever.

The ZERO got a bad wrap off the start but I've got it dailed in pretty well now and it's a great head. I was one of the first nay sayers due to forgiveness but hey I'm eating my foot as its been in the bag for almost 2 weeks and working very well.

All they need now is a mid range line up along with wedges and new fairways.




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