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Adjustable hybrid?

Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:33 pm

Posted by DennisMiller


Has Mizuno ever made an adjustable hybrid before the 900 series?

I found the irons I really like, the 2016 EZ Forged, but I had them with steel shafts. Just last week, I saw a set with graphite, so I grabbed them, but they start at the 5 iron. I currently have an 850 series 3 hybrid, so there's going to be quite a gap between that hybrid and the 5 iron.

I think I'd like a 4 hybrid I could adjust to fit the gap. Obviously, I'm trying to stick with Mizuno instead of putting another brand in the bag.

Anyone know?

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Re: Adjustable hybrid?

Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:27 pm

Posted by OhBoy!


Why not try Driver - 3 wood - 3 hybrid - 4 hybrid - 5 iron etc.

That gives good gapping for me. No adjustment needed.
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Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:43 pm

Posted by DennisMiller


My experience has been very consistent with any set I've tried since the advent of hybrids. Basically, any hybrid, (brand and reasonable matching era presumed), goes farther than the iron of the same number. Thus, I've carried a 4 hybrid and 4 iron in the past, leaving a bit more gap between the 3 wood and the 4 hybrid.

Experimenting with some Taylormade SLDR woods recently, (sorry to admit I really like them), they all are adjustable, including the hybrid. Over a few rounds, I've found the "Higher" settings work best for me. That approximates a 12* driver, 16* 3 wood and the 3 hybrid can go all the way up to 23*. 

Follow me here... The woods and hybrids are regular length. The TM RSi-1 irons are 1" extra long, so I tend to hit them a little farther than normal. This works well for me because the 4 iron falls into a nice gap position with the higher lofted hybrid.

I'm trying to make my Mizuno set work equally well for me. My reasoning is, I prefer the feel of the 2016 EZ Forged.
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:10 pm

Posted by DennisMiller


To follow up on this, yesterday I bought a 900 series 4 hybrid.

In much the same way as the TM set, I've got my Mizuno 900 series driver set around 11.5*, the 850 series 3 wood at 16* and I'll set the hybrid where I need to so it fills in well between the 3 hybrid and the 5 iron.

If I could ever find a matching 4 iron for the 2016 JPX-EZ Forged set, I'd drop the 3 hybrid and lower the loft on the 4 hybrid. That's still what I consider the best situation for me. I don't know if it would be worth buying one with a steel shaft and trying to find a graphite shaft that would have the same characteristics as the OEM shafts they have.
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Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:09 pm

Posted by OhBoy!


I think I read somewhere that you can't adjust the hybrid clubs. (unless they're the adjustable sort)

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Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:32 pm

Posted by DennisMiller


OhBoy! wrote:

I think I read somewhere that you can't adjust the hybrid clubs.

Well, there's a big bolt attaching the shaft to the head, so if it's only where to hide more beer, that's OK too.
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Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:52 pm

Posted by DennisMiller


OhBoy! wrote:

I think I read somewhere that you can't adjust the hybrid clubs.

It just arrived and it is adjustable. I was really hoping to take more beer on the course, dang it. :-(
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Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:15 pm

Posted by OhBoy!


I think I'd better stop offering advice and opinions. I'm usually found wanting.
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Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:28 pm

Posted by DennisMiller


OhBoy! wrote:

I think I'd better stop offering advice and opinions. I'm usually found wanting.

Oh lord NO!!!!!!

Who else would I have to talk to who could better understand my crazy ways?
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