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Old 05-07-2012, 07:33 PM
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I've played two rounds with it so far. Initial impressions are that it's not different enough from the ibex. I was expecting (and been looking for) a midrange overstable enough for sidearm approaches. This is not it. But maybe I need more time to figure out how to throw it. For me, if I put any amount of power into it (and I'm a noodle arm) it flips right over and turns into a roller, just like the ibex.

"Think Ridge with speed and glide"-- I thought that was supposed to be the ibex, and the obex would be more like a longer VP.

Keep in mind this is all forehand. Backhand is a completely different story.
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Old 05-07-2012, 07:48 PM
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Got mine today, hopefully get out tomorrow if the rain holds off
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:15 PM
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Can't wait to throw this puppy.
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:19 PM
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Love the white with pjnk/green sripes
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:01 AM
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Got mine in the mail as well. Just looking impressions makes me think of Rocs. I have not sat down to do the math or measurements, so this is nothing more than an impression. I am hoping to get out tomorrow for a quick round in the woods. That will be an excellent place to put it through its paces.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:43 AM
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Neon yellow!

dgdave, good assesment of the Obex. Its a do it all mid and I love that I can confidently bust it out in the wind.
I think even a neon yellow disc fades too much in in fall leaves. Just my opinion. Orange suffer from that a little bit but the pink is key to making sure you can see your disc wherever it is.
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Old 05-08-2012, 04:16 AM
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For me, if I put any amount of power into it (and I'm a noodle arm) it flips right over and turns into a roller, just like the ibex.
It's not the power that's turning it over, just FYI.
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:16 AM
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how does the ibex fly? ive been thinking about trying one.
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:35 AM
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how does the ibex fly? ive been thinking about trying one.
Dead straight for me. I picked up a firm Ibex a few weeks ago and I love it for in the woods.
 

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Old 05-08-2012, 02:15 PM
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I've played two rounds with it so far. Initial impressions are that it's not different enough from the ibex. I was expecting (and been looking for) a midrange overstable enough for sidearm approaches. This is not it. But maybe I need more time to figure out how to throw it. For me, if I put any amount of power into it (and I'm a noodle arm) it flips right over and turns into a roller, just like the ibex.

"Think Ridge with speed and glide"-- I thought that was supposed to be the ibex, and the obex would be more like a longer VP.

Keep in mind this is all forehand. Backhand is a completely different story.
I agree with a good portion of this. I think the Obex is in between the Ridge and VP but it's certainly not in the VP/Drone columnn. I do feel the Obex flies and glides further than any other overstabl mid I've thrown. I don't have a huge arm but I can get it to turn over near full strength. This isn't a bad thing.

I disagree that it's very similar to the Ibex but I think the Trak and Ascent are too similar and people disagree with me on that.

The Obex is an excellent disc but if you don't throw overstable mids this will not be the disc for you.
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