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Forum: Discs 04-16-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By mattrowe
I've thrown 1 legend Patriot (slime green), and...

I've thrown 1 legend Patriot (slime green), and it's quite a bit more stable than icon. It has very little turn and a significant fade at 320-340 feet. It's comparable to a fresh rival, IMO... ...
Forum: Discs 03-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 23,088
Posted By mattrowe
I've thrown a 165g Inertia a few dozen times, and...

I've thrown a 165g Inertia a few dozen times, and this is an excellent description of it.
Forum: Discs 03-18-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 161
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Posted By mattrowe
This sums up my suggestion. Maybe start with a...

This sums up my suggestion. Maybe start with a pinnacle patriot or an icon rival. Fresh, they have about the same HSS, but the pinnacle patriot actually has a bit more fade.
Forum: Discs 03-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,061
Posted By mattrowe
FD's are great. I can sometimes get a little bit...

FD's are great. I can sometimes get a little bit more distance out of them. But in my experience, they need a little more room to work. Compared to an icon Patriot, sFD's turn more, and fade more....
Forum: Discs 03-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,995
Posted By mattrowe
I've only had a handful of throws with a 170g VIP...

I've only had a handful of throws with a 170g VIP Hatchet, but I'm pretty familiar with MVP's lineup.

The Hatchet doesn't really compare to the Volt or Servo. The Hatchet has way less HSS and LSS...
Forum: Discs 02-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,061
Posted By mattrowe
I wish there was better consistency across Icon...

I wish there was better consistency across Icon Patriots.

I have a red 174g that's flat and gummy/fingerprinty. It flies with a little turn, lots of glide, and a little fade... Like a TL/JLS. I...
Forum: Discs 02-17-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,023
Posted By mattrowe
This is really, really good news to me!

This is really, really good news to me!
Forum: Discs 02-10-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,023
Posted By mattrowe
FWIW, I'm getting a little more turn &...

FWIW, I'm getting a little more turn & significantly more fade from my Servos, compared to my favorite Patriot. They go the same roughly the same distance for me, except the Patriot gets there on a...
Forum: Discs 02-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,023
Posted By mattrowe
I kinda get what you're saying. But, (IMO) MVP...

I kinda get what you're saying. But, (IMO) MVP is missing a Leo/TL/QJLS/Patriot type disc: a little bit of turn, and a little bit of fade. I'm hoping this is how the Switch will fly for me (I can...
Forum: Discs 02-10-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,776
Posted By mattrowe
Based on the spacing at the bottom of this image...

Based on the spacing at the bottom of this image (the "relative distance potential" section), I'm guessing there's going to be a future class of 12/13-speed distance drivers (21.5mm rim). Maybe MVP...
Forum: Discs 02-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,776
Posted By mattrowe
MVP's site lists rim width of their DD's as 20mm....

MVP's site lists rim width of their DD's as 20mm. This makes sense to me, as there's a 1.5mm step from the Resistor/Servo/Switch class to the Shock/Volt/Amp class. And, there's a 1.5mm step from...
Forum: Discs 02-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,023
Posted By mattrowe
If the Switch is a "fadeless servo" (or a faster...

If the Switch is a "fadeless servo" (or a faster axis) it is going to be replacing my favorite Patriot. And, I'll be throwing lots of Switches.

Patriots are really amazing discs, as is Legacy's...
Forum: Discs 01-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By mattrowe
"one of each" is the correct answer... but if...

"one of each" is the correct answer... but if you just want to try one, i'd start with star (unless you regularly put long-distance drivers past 430' or so). star has significantly more turn... and...
Forum: Discs 01-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By mattrowe
I have slightly less power than bobmcnelly, and...

I have slightly less power than bobmcnelly, and I've thrown all three.

The Cannon. I've only thrown one, a mid-160's red icon. It has the most turn, and the most fade of all three. It's also...
Forum: Discs 01-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,139
Posted By mattrowe
Hopefully you ordered an Axis or a Tangent... ...

Hopefully you ordered an Axis or a Tangent... One of these will work for you.

I feel like you're searching for a slightly-beat proton Axis.
Forum: Discs 01-30-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 41,124
Posted By mattrowe
About a month in, and my workhorse Servo (168g)...

About a month in, and my workhorse Servo (168g) is losing a little bit of HSS without losing much fade. It flys more like my 150g Servo (a bit more turn), which is still pretty fresh. I'm really...
Forum: Discs 01-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,365
Posted By mattrowe
I came in here to say that the OP might want to...

I came in here to say that the OP might want to consider a Patriot.
Forum: Discs 01-08-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 41,124
Posted By mattrowe
For me, the Servo hits that point in it's flight...

For me, the Servo hits that point in it's flight where it decides, "I'm going to fade out now." For me, that's about 300' to 320' out.

My semi-seasoned Icon Patriot just goes straight. It turns...
Forum: Discs 12-26-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,552
Posted By mattrowe
Kinda surprised the Prometheus didn't get...

Kinda surprised the Prometheus didn't get mentioned more in this thread.
Forum: Discs 12-10-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,614
Posted By mattrowe
Just back from my first round with the eclipse...

Just back from my first round with the eclipse volt. I can confirm these have a little less HSS compared to semi-beat neutron volts, but still quite a bit more overstable when compared to neutron...
Forum: Discs 12-07-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 41,124
Posted By mattrowe
If this is true, I'm going to be very very happy....

If this is true, I'm going to be very very happy.

I'm throwing Patriots now, and I have _one_ that I love. But the four Patriots that I've bought fly very differently.
Forum: Discs 11-21-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By mattrowe
Can someone comment on the relative stabilites &...

Can someone comment on the relative stabilites & durabilities of Legend vs. Icon?
Forum: Discs 11-15-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 155,378
Posted By mattrowe
Does anyone know roughly when MVP tweaked the...

Does anyone know roughly when MVP tweaked the fabrication process on the neutron volts? Or, is there a way to distinguish the runs without throwing them?
Forum: Discs 11-05-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By mattrowe
I came in here wondering if someone would mention...

I came in here wondering if someone would mention Icon Patriots... These are fantastic discs. I think they're worth considering as a replacement to the JLS.

I can't comment on the Northman or...
Forum: Discs 10-27-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 155,831
Posted By mattrowe
This is a bummer for me, who gets Volts out to...

This is a bummer for me, who gets Volts out to about 320' - 340'. Maybe a proton amp would replace the old-style neutron volt?
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