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What are the effects of too light of a swing weight in wedges? 

I'm redoing my Miura irons and wedges with Modus 125 shafts but upon calculation,  while the irons are coming out at around D5 without any additional tip weight,   the wedges are coming out a bit lighter at D2 to D3 ....  Do I add tip weight to get to D5 or perhaps higher? 

 

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Maybe you'll get a bit 'flicky' or 'handsy' with a lighter swing weight, but having gamed irons in the c9 range, you get used to it and adapt.

Are the wedges shorter than the pw? If so just lengthen them to match the pw if you don't want to use tip weights.

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Thanks.   To your point,  I do recognize you'd get used to it but I should at least be consistent within the set, right? 

I don't mind adding tip weights.  

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So, my irons are D2.5 except the PW which is D1.5(?). Driver is D4.5 (when I bought it used from Japan), the Fourteen hybrids were advertised as D3, but my pro measured them as E8! I've since changed a few grips on these to mid-size and the 1i and 5i have dropped to D0, but the 3i has stayed at E8 (11g lighter grip than the other 2 grips changed), and you know what, I hit my best round ever of 78 this past weekend playing this set. What does this tell me? I'm confused. I've always thought I was a D2 woods and D3/D4 iron/wedge kind of guy but maybe I'm an anything kind of guy. Lol.

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rebuilt my wedges to make them closer to my irons.    they calculate to about D5 or D5.5   

Range session yesterday seemed good.   no fat shots at least but that could be different tomorrow.... 🙂

 

 

 

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How much tip weight did you use?

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8g in my 52 and 10g.in my 58 ....   Was thinking about how it would affect the CG ... and I  think the CG is higher with the heavier tip weight since the weight sits high in the hosel.     Likely that trajectory will be lower and spin will be higher.    Similar to what Grandista did with their tungsten ferrule on their wedges and irons.    We'll see if this is true. 

 

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