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Maltby DBM Forged Iron Heads

Maltby DBM Forged Iron Heads

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Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #3 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #4 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #5 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #6 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #7 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #8 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - #9 iron - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - Pitching Wedge - $32.99 In Stock
Maltby DBM Forged Irons - Gap Wedge - $32.99 In Stock
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Maltby DBM Forged Iron Heads

Maltby DBM Forged Iron Views

The Maltby DMB irons are the next generation of our proven classic 5 step true forged iron design. The lofts have been increased by 1 degree to a achieve a more modern loft progression along with improved finish durability and CNC groove dimensions. The DBM (Diamonized Black Metal) finish is a chemically implanted finish that is 2x more wear resistant, 3x more corrosion (rusting) resistant and 3x more scratch resistant than nickel chrome finishes. In addition to the added surface protection, the DMB finish is chemically implanted so there is no finish layer thickness added to the exterior finish as with nickel chrome finishes. Because the grooves are machined into forged iron heads prior to finishing, the DBM finish actually increases the productivity of the grooves vs. chrome finishes by eliminating this outer finish layer. The DBM irons also feature precision milled micro grooves to improve the consistency of spin from all turf conditions.

  • "DBM" Diamonized Black Metal finish is a chemically implanted finish that is more wear resistant, corrosion resistant and scratch resistant than any carbon steel finish currently available.
  • DBM finish increases surface hardness without affecting the feel and actually enhances the adjustability aspects of the 1035 carbon steel.
  • Five-step true forging process provides unparalleled quality and playability.
  • 1035 Carbon Steel provides a soft, solid feel and allows for easy adjustability.
  • Traditional blade profile appeals to better players and traditionalist while maintaining a high playability.
  • Cavity back design concentrates weight around the perimeter and low, yielding a very forgiving “players” club.
  • Blended leading and trailing edges of the sole will not snag.
  • Available #3 - PW, GW
  • RH only
  • Recommended ferrule – 74PI
  • Product Code = MA0225

Maltby DBM Forged Iron Clubhead Specifications

Maltby DBM Forged Iron Heads is rated 4.9333 out of 5 by 15.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from DBM Forged I bought this in a 7 Iron because I was looking to experiment with forged irons. I love the way they look and feel! I first tried it with a prolaunch senior flex 65g, a reshafted Ping shaft(103g), a 95g graphite but the one that worked the best for me was the Graftech 65g Reg Flex because of the mid point shaft flex and stiffer tip. The Graftech 65 doesn't hurt my wrists since I have arthritis and doesn't balloon the ball. I installed a Win-Dritac grip and trimmed the final shaft length same as my Ping Eye 2- for a final swing weight of C6. My Ping Eyes 2's were stock at C-8. I also play Mizuno 800 HD with my DBM Forged in my bag both awesome.
Date published: 2013-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Nice! I bought these heads a couple of weeks ago and installed my favorite shafts(Project X Flighted 5.5). After a few rounds I believe I have found my gamer clubs in the DBM's. Great clubs, smooth when hit in the sweet spot and just the amount of spin I like on approach shots. I have found them easy to hit and the feed back is very telling on good strikes and bad. Any strike of the face will give good distance. The heads look much nicer in person than the photos. I would strongly recommend these to others looking for a forged cavity back iron.
Date published: 2015-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Found a winner!!! Got a 4-pw set through a club building friend. Was looking for something out of the norm as far as "Big Bland" brands go. Currently play a set of miura black blades with aerotech ami99 players spec shafts and love the combination of feel and control. I put the same model shafts into these maltby irons and I must say based of my first few hours of hitting at local indoor facility I am blown away at how these irons feel and the distance if gained throughout the set. Obviously a bit stronger in loft but not overly so. What has me so pumped about these heads is the very clean look at address and the full, pure feel at contact. I thought nothing would out "feel" my miura blades but these DBM irons feel softer yet very very solid while struck. I've been razzed by my playing partners about playing these but they have no idea what they are missing. Until I bet one friend to hit it and tell me it's not equal or way better than his "tailored" club brand. Not to bash the almighty gods of b
Date published: 2014-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic feel I have been playing the Srixon Z745 all season as my first pairing of the DBM with the AXE 110 left me with mediocre results. After some shaft tinkering and settling on the DBM heads and the AXE Tour X 95 S shafts I have kicked the Srixon's to the curb. First off the feel on contact is buttery soft almost as if you missed the ball entirely. The ball has a highish, soaring type of flight. They get up quickly and a very forgiving. Distance control is excellent and I lost no yardage from the 745s. Should have tinkered with the shafts much sooner. Absolutely love these heads.
Date published: 2015-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Forged DBM Irons Bought these about 4 months ago, the looks and performance has been outstanding; so much so I sold my I20's previously bagged and dropped my handicap from 7 to 4 will these heads (matched with KBS tour shafts). They feel and perform like you would expect any fine forging to perform; plus that slightest cavity back is a benefit. The DBM is an outstanding process, it is embedded, not a dipped or coated process so it wears beautifully - and the micro grooves work. A possible improvement would be to move a small amount of material increasing perimeter weighting a fraction.
Date published: 2015-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Heads I have been playing the MTF the last couple seasons and really loved the way they played and especially loved the way they felt. After seeing pics of the new DBM, I decided to try the 6 iron as a demo before getting the complete set. The heads are much better looking in person than the pics. I played the 6 iron for a couple rounds and have liked it enough that I now have the 5-pw set. I've been very impressed with the micro grooves so far as they do seem to spin the ball as much as the MTF (pre rule change grooves). The DBM finish seems very durable so far as well, but it's really too early to tell for sure. I do think that the DBM sound/feel a touch clickier than the MTF - it might be the harder finish that has changed the sound a touch to make them feel a bit firmer. Regardless,they still feel great and still have the overall soft sound and feel of forged heads. So far I'm happy and impressed. Guys at my course like the looks of them as well as I've gotten a cou
Date published: 2013-07-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Maltby Fan I have played maltby irons for over 10 years. The MO5's and the TE's most recently. While these are very much alike compared to the TE's, there is a major difference in feel. The DBM's feel much harder. Whether this is because of the finish or some other variable, I'm not quite sure. Whowever the durability and looks of the diamondized finish are outstanding. After playing them for probably 20 rounds I am trying to dial in my distance control with these irons. Overall another quality iron with outstanding eye appeal.
Date published: 2013-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great forged irons with forgiveness!! This is the first review I have ever written on irons. I am a 12 handicap that probably should play game improvement irons but I much prefer the look and feel of forged irons. I have played AP2's and Mizuno MPH5's recently, and tried these on a whim. Ball flight with Apollo Gunsmoke shafts are slightly higher than both of those models, and about a half club longer. What blows me away about these is the forgiveness and feel. Never have I had a set of irons that are as forgiving but are forged. Can't say enough good things about them!!
Date published: 2015-05-19
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I am a better player with a handicap of 2. I'd like to try these irons and have been a customer for over 10 years having used both the MMB and TE forged heads. I'd like to try these with a good quality graphite shaft. Can you make a recommendation?

Asked by: Donnie
The popular graphite shafts have been the Aerotech Steel Fiber, UST Recoil and Xcaliber Tour X irons. All of these shafts are available in different weight ranges and both the .355" taper tip or .370" parallel tip versions can be used in the DBM irons.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2016-02-01

Are these heads parallel bore?

Asked by: Precision Fit
The DBM's are a Universal Bore meaning they will accept either a .370" parallel tip or .355" taper tip shaft without using a shim. The way this is done is that the heads are initially bored for a .370" parallel tip and then they drill a smaller hole in the center bottom of the bore approximately 1/8" deep. The .355" taper tip will fit into this smaller hole to center the shaft in the bore. .355" taper tip shafts will taper out to be approximately .370" where the shaft exits the top of the hosel so the shaft will center at the top of the hosel and the space around the shaft will fill with epoxy. The parallel tip installs as normal and epoxy will fill the 1/8" deep hole in the center bottom of the hosel.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2016-01-26

left handed

Asked by: bubb
The DBM irons are not available in left hand and will not be offered in left hand.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2016-01-15

You mentioned that these can be bent 2 degrees flat is 3 degrees flat possible? Also will you be introducing a newer version of this model for 2016?

Asked by: Jake820
With the DBM's 3 degrees flat should be possible. No we will not be introducing a new version of these for 2016. They will stay the same.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2016-01-13

what size shaft does this club take?

Asked by: Bob55
The DBM forged irons have a universal hosel design that will accept either a .355" taper tip shaft of a .370" parallel tip shaft. For the .355" taper tip there is approximately a 1/8" hole drilled at the bottom center of the hosel bore that will center the tip .355" taper tip shaft. .355" taper tip shafts will taper out to approximately .370" where the shaft exits the top of the hosel so the shaft will center at the top of the hosel and the space more near the bottom part of the shaft will fill with epoxy during assembly. The .370" parallel tip shafts will fit into the bore without centering into the smaller hole at the center bottom of the bore. That hole will fill with epoxy during assembly.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2015-12-14

I was hoping to find someone other than one iron to make a set of iron heads for me. DeChambeau had his custom made by Edel but they are not offering it publicly. I love my same weight /length irons and my handicap has gone from 22 to 16 so far this years

Asked by: Hagar
The GolfWorks does not offer any iron heads that will support a single length set of irons and at this time have no plans of having a set manufactured. To do this properly the heads would need to be manufactured for this purpose.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2015-11-17

As you may or may not know, this year's U S Amateur champion has all of his irons the same length and lie. ? Could these irons be ordered with all the same lie angle?

Asked by: RCole
No this set of irons would not work well for a single length set of irons. Bryson DeChambeau's iron heads all weight the same and all have the same lie angle and different loft progression. The iron heads he uses are manufactured that way and they would need to be manufactured that way to make this type of set properly. We do not sell a set of iron heads that is designed to be used as a single length set of irons. There is a company called 1 Iron Golf that sells single length irons and has sold them for a while.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2015-10-29

Maybe it's a weird question, where exactly is the sweet spot on this club, do you have any technical spec/drawing?

Asked by: victoryan
The sweetspot on the DBM irons is horizontally in the center of the clubface, measured from the center line of the hosel to the furthest point of the toe. The Vertical Center of Gravity is .675" up from the sole measured with the club setting in the playing position. You can read all the measurement for our clubs at this link on our web site. You can find the measurement for all the other irons we have measured at this link on our web site.
Answered by: JimY
Date published: 2015-09-14
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