Damaged sole on JPX900 PW

RobCH

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Joined
May 1, 2013
Location
London, England
HCP
11.9
Local club/country
Nomadic
Irons
JPX 900 Forged 5-PW graphite, JPX EZ FliHi 4, T7 50, 54, 58 wedges. Odyssey Tank putter
Driver
GT180 driver & 3 wood, JPX 900 3 Hybrid
#1
Hacking out of a bad lie this morning my PW made contact with a sharp flint which left a nasty gash in the sole. Is there any way of getting it filled/repaired?
 

MPX

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Joined
Apr 7, 2009
HCP
12
Local club/country
UK
Irons
MP-H5 4-PW (C Taper Lite stiff), R-Series wedges (52/56)
Driver
JPX EZ 10.5 driver, JPX EZ 3 & 5 wood.
#2
You can softly tap it out and take off any sharp edges. But main issue is that you've probably broken through the chrome - so be careful with moisture / rust.
 

WalkerCup

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May 5, 2016
Location
British Isles
HCP
3
Local club/country
British Isles
Irons
Mizuno JPX 919Tour 1 Deg up plus 1/2Project X LZ 6.5 4-PW
Driver
Titleist TS3 9.5 VTS Proforce 70 Stiff
#3
Draw file which us like a ladies metal nail file but 1/3 ofthewidth use some cooking oil or light oil onsole whilst you gently strokethe the sharpness out of the sole. Common practice just make it playable again. Dents and gauges add to the character of clubs pain in the backside at the time, but there you go.
 

RobCH

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Joined
May 1, 2013
Location
London, England
HCP
11.9
Local club/country
Nomadic
Irons
JPX 900 Forged 5-PW graphite, JPX EZ FliHi 4, T7 50, 54, 58 wedges. Odyssey Tank putter
Driver
GT180 driver & 3 wood, JPX 900 3 Hybrid
#4
Thanks all. Yes, the gouge has gone through the chrome/finish so I'll be careful to clean and dry it after use. It's less a functional thing (can't make me play worse) than irritation that a newish set of clubs is less pristine and (eventually) less sellable. Sod's Law.
 

PaulBoy

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Joined
Nov 18, 2012
HCP
4.4 CONGU
Local club/country
Guildford GC & New Forest GC
Irons
JPX900 Tour 4-PW S300 AWT
Driver
Titleist TS2 UST V2 Black (2019)
#5
Hi Rob ... Yes it's always annoying when this happens, but you can't really "repair" a big chip like this - You could keep an eye out for a used 900 PW as they do pop up on eBay - You could probably still get a new head from Mizuno, but either option will be a serious kick in the wallet ... Paul
 
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