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    Love the raw look when new but not when they get rusty.
    Driver (9.5) M4 (Tour AD DI 6s)
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    Hybrid (21): 816 H1 (Tour AD DI 85s)
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    5-P: PXG 0311T (KBS C-Taper Lite 110 S)
    7-P: 716 MB (KBS Tour-V 110s)
    Wedges (50/54/58): SM7 (Jet Black)
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    Quote Originally Posted by JB View Post
    Lots of wedges are done raw now. Are you a fan?
    I played a set of Dynacraft TS Carbon Steel wedges that rusted up nicely. I still have a set that have never been built. I might put them in play one day, ya never know.
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    Dynacraft Genesis 4h w/ Matrix Studio 84 S
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    Not at all, rust is not attractive to me.
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    Callaway Rogue 4X Hybrid Fuji Atmos Blue 8S
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    My previous wedges had the raw finish but I went with the tour satin on the RTX 3.0s I picked up recently.
    RBZ Stage 2 10.5 Fujikura RocketFuel stiff
    RBZ Stage 2 15 Fujikura RocketFuel stiff
    M2 19 hybrid Reax 75 stiff
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    712 AP1 5-W DG S300
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Dude View Post
    I picked up a 60* RTX 3.0 raw brand new a couple years ago and it won't rust...nothing at all on it. I still prefer black wedges though.
    I have been gaming the same wedges this entire season and no rusting really at all. I use them a lot and play 2-3 times a week with practice. They just will not rust which is really disappointing


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    Quote Originally Posted by TC44 View Post
    Love the raw look when new but not when they get rusty.
    The rusty look is what Im after


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    2016 Select Newport 2
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    I used to prefer the matte black color on wedges until I saw @TheLetterSee's Tour Raw RTX-3 and fell in love. They look amazing up close.
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    I love the way they look once they have aged, but have never owned a raw wedge.

    The sentiment may be different after having one in my bag, and being unable to make it look clean.
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    I do not enjoy the look of rusty wedges. I do not understand the appeal of having a club in the bag that looks like it was left outside last winter.
    Driver: Rogue at 11.5* w/ Fubuki V60S
    3W: R15 HL S-Flex
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    Wedges: Vokey SM5 50F/60K,
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    Putter: Vault Oslo with superstroke GTR 2.0
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    My favorite looking irons ever were the Adams MB2 which were raw irons. Love that raw rusty look.
    Driver: F7+ UST Mamiya V2 HL
    3 Wood: F7 3 Wood Fujikura Pro 65
    Driving Iron: Super DHy 2 Iron Matrix OZIK hX3 White Tie
    Irons: King F7 3-GW KBS C-Taper Lite
    Wedges: Equalizer 54* KBS Tour V
    Putter: 2017 Tiki Limited Edition
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    I like raw, and I like rusty... i'm pretty excited to see how the RTX-3 ages... started off with kind of an oil can look, now it's raw/silver in areas that see contact... can't want to get some rust flecks on this beast
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    Nope, I am not a raw wedge fan either. I did try it once several years ago and had rust stains on my hands and glove. Prefer a satin or chrome finish.
    Driver- 910D2 with G-60
    3-Wood- 910F with Diamana Kai'li 75 shaft
    19* + 24*- 910H Hybrid Diamana Kai'li 80 shaft
    Irons- 5 iron - E wedge Apex Edge with stock graphite (4) shafts
    Wedges- RTX - 588 - 50* and 56* with stock DG Wedge shaft
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    Not for or against. Prefer black or dark finish, but would prefer raw over shiny chrome.
    M2 '17 w/Aldila Rogue Silver
    Callaway Rogue 3 Wood
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    Quote Originally Posted by rallo View Post
    I like raw, and I like rusty... i'm pretty excited to see how the RTX-3 ages... started off with kind of an oil can look, now it's raw/silver in areas that see contact... can't want to get some rust flecks on this beast
    I have used mine all season and show just a few specks of rust. Thinking about giving them a coke bath


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    2016 Select Newport 2
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    I like raw except for when the wedges rust and stain whatever they are leaning on in my truck bed. I have so many white items that are now orange thanks to my wedges.
    Epic SZ 9 Deg Driver playing -1/N with HZRDUS T1100 6.5 Shaft
    Epic 3W, XR Pro 3h and 4h
    JPX 900 Forged 5i-PW
    Forged MD Wedges 52 Deg, bent to 49 Deg, 52 Deg bent to 54 deg, 60 Deg bent to 58 Deg
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