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Old 12-12-2012, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Crazy Runner Guy View Post
I would, and you pointed out exactly why. The flight rating doesn't tell you anything about how the disc flies (glidey v. non-glidey) or how it gets there (turn/fade or resistance to the same) or how hard/fast you need it to fly (speed) (although their flight chart does show this slightly, but then only in distance potential, not speed), it just tells you net stability.

Thus, their stability ratings tell you nothing you need to know at worst and mislead at best.
Ya DC's flight rating is lame. But with something so subjective thats dependent on a million variables, theres not a perfect way of doing it i don think. I like vibrams method personally, but its only better if its more accurate and i dont see how it could be, it would take hundreds of throws with each flexibility, weight, etc on every mold, and on top of that, it would have to be the same throw, at the same speed. Seems impossible sorta.
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