I can tell you that I can't hit them worth a damn. LOL
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Forged suck. They get beat up faster. Lose lies and lofts from bad mishits and practicing off mats. Need more maintenance. You will replace more often and make the manufacturers happy. I have cast irons and forged wedges. There's no change in feel or softness or any of that other LOL BS when I go to my wedges. The one advantage with forged is you can get a greater degree of fitting adjustment than with cast.
Well then youre different from most of the tour pros (you know, the guys who play golf for a living) in that they prefer forged clubs because the distances are more consistent. Also, Id agree with your quote from Miura-san in that forging is more dense because you are packing the molecules together instead of simply pouring them into a mold.
Well, I'm not good enough to tell the difference in consistency between a good forging and a quality cast club - I never had issues with Pings and hot spots, or with Callaways and hot spots. Of course, with poorly cast clubs, you will see a difference.
I prefer a good forging, but when pured on a full swing, I can't tell the difference - they feel like nothing - which is great. Only on delicate shots around the green do I discern a difference in feel.
As to Miura-san, I agree. I owned a set of CB-201s in Nippon Shafts some time ago - and those felt different than any other forging or cast club on every swing. Can't explain it - but they felt more dense and surgical. Wish I had them back. But I went PP-9003.