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Old 02-09-2013, 07:02 PM
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Putter driving

I can drive a buzz off the tee pad clean, but am struggling to keep my wizards from flipping on me. For those of you that drive putters, any advice would be appreciated.
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:19 PM
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A Wizard shouldn't flip. It might be your grip, and OAT. I had the same problem when trying to drive with my Ions, which are just like Wizards. I did some field work, and slowed things down, concentrating on throwing clean, and smooth. The power grip didn't feel right at first, and it was affecting my putter drives. Once I was able to get used to the grip, and smooth the throw, my putter drives have greatly improved.
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:25 PM
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How beat are your Wizards?! Because of its speed, a Buzzz will tolerate more form flaws than the Wizard. Are you sure you're getting good throws with the Wizard?
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:28 PM
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I drive buzz's on a rope, should I expect the same from the Wiz, or air it out more?
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:31 PM
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You'll get more distance if you air it out a little. You'll also see a decent fade when it slows down.
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:44 PM
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mmm..... driving wizards. they should fly dead nuts straight, with a very mild fade, or hold a nice hyzer all the way to the ground. so perfect.

just slow it down. try throwing into a headwind. it'll drive you nuts, but the payoff is huge.
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Old 02-09-2013, 09:53 PM
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Smooth is far, especially with putters.
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:59 AM
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how far are you throwing the buzz? what grip are you using? same for both?
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:08 AM
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I can drive a buzz off the tee pad clean, but am struggling to keep my wizards from flipping on me. For those of you that drive putters, any advice would be appreciated.
You may be rolling your wrist, you need a very clean release especially when throwing these hard. I can throw them as hard as my drivers now with a 3 or 4 finger power grip without flipping them, it took some practice but it works (does not apply in a headwind though)
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:41 PM
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For me the biggest problem I had driving with putters was my, grip, I always used a power grip and got really bad OAT, then I switched to a fan grip and it was nearly eliminated. Although wizards seemed to give me a lot of OAT still, so I switched TO KC aviars because the rounded inner edge gave me less OAT. I have puny hands though.
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