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Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« on: July 03, 2011, 10:12:46 PM »
These seem to have a higher toe than an 8802

Tour Series Model 17

And

Precision Ground # 8

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Nic
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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2011, 12:46:23 AM »
What I really would like to know is what other kind of putters do these compare to?

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Nic
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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2011, 07:36:24 AM »
I believe the precision grind 8 is a chipper and the tour series model 17 is comparable to a George Low style blade.
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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2011, 08:43:08 AM »
Noodles is the man to answer this one

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2011, 09:14:42 AM »
Doug is spot on here - the TPM 8 from the first numbered series is a chipper and the Tour Series 17 does indeed resemble a Geo Low style blade except it's much longer and has a taller face.

I've attached a couple of pics comparing the TPM 8, the Tour Series 17, an 8802, and a Geo Low.

Hope that helps!

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2011, 09:24:33 AM »
And Nic they both seem to have a deeper/taller face giving the impression of a higher toe - here's a pic comparing them both to the more traditionally 8802 blade-shaped TPM 7.

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2011, 09:48:35 AM »
The 17 looks like a cross between the George Low and an 8813/02.

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2011, 09:58:31 AM »
The 17 looks like a cross between the George Low and an 8813/02.

Yeah Dave, it's kinda got a similar face shape to the George Low but is more 8802 from address.

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2011, 10:11:06 AM »
Thank you!

Exactly what I was wanting to know

Thanks for the pics.  I am definitely not a blade expert but I'm learning

Nic
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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2011, 10:22:48 AM »
Nic, if you're looking to pick a blade/8802 style from the Spalding TPMs go with either the TPM 7 (my preference) or a Tour Series 16. Both can be picked up for next to nothing on ebay. Wait until you find one with a nice clean head and don't worry too much about the grip - they generally all require regripping due to age.


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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2011, 09:21:58 PM »
the 17 is stainless I believe.

Also, the TPM 8 can be both a chipper and a high toe blade, it was made in both configurations. 
My small and silly collection of flatsticks:
Cleveland TAM 2
John Byron Dalehead longneck
Kia Ma Rossa Monaco TP
PING Anser 2 BeCu
PING Anser 3
Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2
Spalding T.P. Mills TPM I
Spalding T.P. Mills TPM 8
Chicago Classic BeCu 8802

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2011, 01:53:25 PM »
the 17 is stainless I believe.

Also, the TPM 8 can be both a chipper and a high toe blade, it was made in both configurations. 

Did the 8 come in a putter? Always assumed it was just a chipper?

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2011, 02:12:17 PM »
Yeah, they're pretty rare but they come up. I believe the person on here with the full collection of Spalding TP's has one.
My small and silly collection of flatsticks:
Cleveland TAM 2
John Byron Dalehead longneck
Kia Ma Rossa Monaco TP
PING Anser 2 BeCu
PING Anser 3
Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2
Spalding T.P. Mills TPM I
Spalding T.P. Mills TPM 8
Chicago Classic BeCu 8802

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2011, 07:34:27 PM »
I've never seen one if you're referring to me Chappie.

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #14 on: October 08, 2011, 08:23:48 PM »
Hmmm, I thought you had one but I was contacted by a guy a couple of months back on WRX while looking for a 7 and he only had the 8 blade, 16 and 17. He was actually looking for a chipper at the time.
My small and silly collection of flatsticks:
Cleveland TAM 2
John Byron Dalehead longneck
Kia Ma Rossa Monaco TP
PING Anser 2 BeCu
PING Anser 3
Scotty Cameron Pro Platinum Newport 2
Spalding T.P. Mills TPM I
Spalding T.P. Mills TPM 8
Chicago Classic BeCu 8802

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Re: Which Style Putter Would You Compare these Blades
« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2012, 05:46:15 PM »
Is the Tour Series 16 stainless or carbon?

Has anybody ever gamed one? Got any feedback?

I've seen a lot of tour series 17s as of late but the 8802 look of the 16 appeals more to me but do not know the feel and performance between the two.

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Nic  8)

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