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How is the pw and gap wedge for chipping and pitching around the greens ?
thanks gb
 

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It's 98% a tee club for me. Mixed results the few times I've gone full swings. Use it a lot for punch outs to good effect.
I am so dependent on hybrids for punch outs. I really do take the term "Rescue" club to heart. Can you compare this 4 iron to the Utility?
 

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I really think a 4 iron from this set would serve as a great driving iron. Maybe even the 5 iron bridging into the King Tours. Have to wonder if the 4 iron in this set is so powerful that it would go the same distance as a Radspeed 3H at 19 degrees?
I’m considering the 5 and 6 and possibly a 4 in one length mixed in with my standard length king forge tecs
 

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Played my 3rd round with these today. Once again I kept my FW wood and Hybrid in the bag, forcing me to hit 5/6i as much as possible. I am now comfortable with all of these irons in OL. PW and GW are excellent. But I full swing them- but will vary the strength. I kept a standard variable length MD4 56* for around the green. I have no issues transitioning between them, probably because I use the LW pretty much every hole.
 

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I really think a 4 iron from this set would serve as a great driving iron. Maybe even the 5 iron bridging into the King Tours. Have to wonder if the 4 iron in this set is so powerful that it would go the same distance as a Radspeed 3H at 19 degrees?
I’m not sure about the driving iron. I don’t have the 4i, and am not sure if I will get one. I don’t think it’s needed at this point. I kept my Rogue 3i as a utility/ driving iron, it’s the same length as my 5 hybrid for consistency. I’m still having a mental block when I need some serious distance on my long irons, hitting OL.
 

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How is the pw and gap wedge for chipping and pitching around the greens ?
thanks gb
I’m not a long hitter, so I full swing my PW and GW around the green at different strengths down to about 70 yards. And they are excellent. The dude I was paired with today complemented my short game- even on an off day for me. Inside 60-70 yards I use my standard variable length MD4 and choke up if I need to.
 

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How is the pw and gap wedge for chipping and pitching around the greens ?
thanks gb
For clubs in this category they would be good. There is very little offset in these. They look really good in hand and I have been playing Titleist CB's for 6 months.
 

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I got my rad speed 4 iron with graphite looks great haven’t had a chance to hit yet to cold but the speed zone 4 iron graphite was awesome didn’t need to change but I did
 

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I just placed an order for a set of Rad speeds 6-pw,gw . I decided to go with stock Ust Recoil 460 esx , I prefer the lighter weight and have used the 460 in the past in a set of Callaway xr irons. I like the higher ball flight I get with the 460's .
Should be here in a couple of weeks , but sadly likely won't be able to get them on the course till the first part of April here.
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I just placed an order for a set of Rad speeds 6-pw,gw . I decided to go with stock Ust Recoil 460 esx , I prefer the lighter weight and have used the 460 in the past in a set of Callaway xr irons. I like the higher ball flight I get with the 460's .
Should be here in a couple of weeks , but sadly likely won't be able to get them on the course till the first part of April here.
gb
Hit that combo yesterday. I think it’s the longest 7i carry wise that I’ve ever hit. Usually allocate 140-145 for a 7i with my t-Rails. Granted the RAD lofts are stronger but it was around 155-157 carry. Spin was good though. Still over 4K for me.
 

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Hit that combo yesterday. I think it’s the longest 7i carry wise that I’ve ever hit. Usually allocate 140-145 for a 7i with my t-Rails. Granted the RAD lofts are stronger but it was around 155-157 carry. Spin was good though. Still over 4K for me.
Nice.. Good to hear. I can use some distance not getting any younger . My current 7 iron is 135-140 ish . Playing some older Sldr irons they feel and play nice ,but the loft on the 7 iron is about 32* loft . I imagine there will be more ball speed with the power shell face and stronger lofts .
 

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Nice.. Good to hear. I can use some distance not getting any younger . My current 7 iron is 135-140 ish . Playing some older Sldr irons they feel and play nice ,but the loft on the 7 iron is about 32* loft . I imagine there will be more ball speed with the power shell face and stronger lofts .
If you’re playing a 32* 7i these will easy be 12-15 yds longer with the 7i being 27.5”. Shaft will probably be a little longer too.
 

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Just hit about 25 balls with the RAD speed 7i. These launch plenty high for the strong lofts and on well struck shots I’d say they have a nice crack sound/feel not unlike the Forged Tec last year.

Also 180 yard carry 7i are interesting
 

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Just hit about 25 balls with the RAD speed 7i. These launch plenty high for the strong lofts and on well struck shots I’d say they have a nice crack sound/feel not unlike the Forged Tec last year.

Also 180 yard carry 7i are interesting
Look forward to the arrival of the 5&6 one length I ordered. Hoping they ship late this week
 

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