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dro

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Nead Minis, how many were made?
« on: September 29, 2015, 11:56:46 PM »
I was checking out Johnny's link to the ebay auction, I noticed the mini has "3/10" stampings. 
Were there only 10 made?  Ever?  Or was it a run of 10, in this case, carbon steel Minis?
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2015, 11:25:50 PM »
Gene did minis in copper.  I have one and love it!

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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2015, 04:04:46 AM »
Thanks, Kevin. Does it have a serial numver xx/10?
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2015, 09:45:33 AM »
No serial number.

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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2015, 10:33:54 AM »
I've got a one of one mini from gene as well...


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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2015, 02:50:31 PM »
I have one similar to the one from the auction that is SS and stamped 1/10. Gene said this run of minis may have been his first.
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2015, 10:02:28 PM »
Ah I see, so it's quite safe to assume there are more than 10 out there.

The no 3 on eBay, looks like it's been reworked.  I found an old photo, no 3 used to have names stamped on the shoulders, but they're not there anymore.
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2015, 10:20:52 PM »

The no 3 on eBay, looks like it's been reworked.  I found an old photo, no 3 used to have names stamped on the shoulders, but they're not there anymore.

Found a thread from 2013.  Putter was sent back to Gene to have the stampings removed, then to Lamont to have the BO redone.
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TP Mills Softtail CS - Tradition Prof-Series
G.Nead AS10
Byron Morgan Mini DH89
John Byron 9
Miura KM-350
Kari Lajosi KLP7
Daito Copper
Lowtide Fin
Maruman Conductor Type03

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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2015, 08:25:56 PM »
Nice work on the research! I'm hoping to come across a 991 mini one day!!!!
Robb
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2015, 10:49:29 PM »
I googled Nead Mini Putter and clicked on a few threads. Just happened to click on the right ones :)
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TP Mills Softtail CS - Tradition Prof-Series
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2015, 02:03:16 PM »
I was checking out Johnny's link to the ebay auction, I noticed the mini has "3/10" stampings. 
Were there only 10 made?  Ever?  Or was it a run of 10, in this case, carbon steel Minis?

Sorry I have not paid much attention around here lately, I have been really busy with a lot of different things in my life lately, not enough time in the day.
There were 50 and a couple extra of this style mini made, they were made in runs of 10 and this putter has 9 Brothers or sisters with the Bullseye facemill.

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Gene
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2015, 08:41:39 PM »
Thanks for the post, Gene.  I hope all is well with you.  I hope someday we find the time to continue that custom putter we had begun talking about back in February :)
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TP Mills Softtail CS - Tradition Prof-Series
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John Byron 9
Miura KM-350
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Re: Nead Minis, how many were made?
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2015, 06:19:38 AM »
I have damascas flow neck Mini of Gene's lovely putter!