#1021  
Old 04-25-2014, 06:05 PM
Rogue9 Rogue9 is online now
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Norcal
Posts: 378
Quote:
Originally Posted by onemilemore View Post
I've got a 162 and a 165 in my sale thread right now if you're interested. I found the Switch and Amp to overlap a bit at my power level, but I got much more control from the Switch. It's also sneaky long.

I have no discgolf money atm.
Go Giants!
Sponsored Links
Reply With Quote
  #1022  
Old 04-26-2014, 10:32 AM
discspeed's Avatar
discspeed discspeed is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: MI
Posts: 3,314
Compared to the Switch I feel like the Amp is all around more neutral. For me the Amp would just like to flip into a line and hold until late in the flight. The Switch has more turn and fade for it's speed. I only have one Switch, but it flies different from my Amps. MVP/Axiom's only real overlap so far imo is the Servo/Crave...All of the other discs are quite different even if they have similar stability ranges.
Reply With Quote
  #1023  
Old 07-02-2014, 10:31 AM
Aim For The Chains's Avatar
Aim For The Chains Aim For The Chains is offline
FROLF OFF!
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: MINNESOTA
Years Playing: 6.5
Courses Played: 104
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 7,539
I forgot about this MVP disc.

Who is throwing it still and any competition from the newer slow/fast releases?

I never clicked with the amp early on but feel like mine was always a bit on the OS side and preferred the HSS of the volt. I feel like the crave has become how I used my FR amps.
Reply With Quote
  #1024  
Old 07-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Toro71's Avatar
Toro71 Toro71 is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Crown Town, USA
Years Playing: 4.6
Courses Played: 59
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 2,061
I'm with Discspeed with the Amp/Switch comparison.

I've got a non-first run Amp, it was fairly stable new, but I can hyzer-flip it to close to 350 on some throws now. So, doing field work where I'm unloading all my drivers, some sets the Amp is the longest disc (but that's usually if I miss on the Star Terns.)

It's actually pretty similar to a fairly new max wt. Inertia I'm working with right now. But I don't know if it's in jeopardy or not. The 168 Inertia I had, once broken in, was a different animal.

I tell you, as it's gotten more miles on it, this Amp is not unlike a solid Star Beast.
Reply With Quote
  #1025  
Old 07-02-2014, 12:04 PM
PMantle's Avatar
PMantle PMantle is online now
Double Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Alexandria, La.
Years Playing: 2.3
Courses Played: 20
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,535
I don't carry my Amp every round, but it goes with me on travels. I love to throw it at less than full power on 300ish straight holes or slight L to R bends.
Reply With Quote
  #1026  
Old 07-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Toro71's Avatar
Toro71 Toro71 is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Crown Town, USA
Years Playing: 4.6
Courses Played: 59
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 2,061
I'd have to say that, as well as things work out when I do throw it, that mine is probably underutilized.
Reply With Quote
  #1027  
Old 07-02-2014, 12:43 PM
bfowler bfowler is offline
Double Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Charlotte, NC
Years Playing: 2.5
Courses Played: 18
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,071
My 172 N Amp is one of my best discs. It's just a hair oversable and doesn't turn over very easily. It'll hold almost any line all the way.

How everyone talks about the Tangent being a point and shoot disc. That's what the Amp is for me except in fairway driver form.
Reply With Quote
  #1028  
Old 07-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Fraser's Avatar
Fraser Fraser is offline
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: OKC
Years Playing: 3.7
Courses Played: 23
Posts: 334
Amps play a significant role in my bag. Mine are all FRs and sit between my beat FR Volt (which is about where I think a new Amp should be) and my newer N Volt. Between Volts and Amps, my FDs are completely covered (except for the utility role which is held by the Resistor.) My primary E Volt is very Teebird-ish so it occupies that stable to slightly OS slot and holds up really well in Oklahoma winds. I haven't really clicked with the slower FDs from MVP/Axiom so they haven't replaced my Volt/Amp combo (aside from the aforementioned Resistor.)

I primarily use the Amps for more technical holes as they tend to lock onto whatever line I put them on. Mine don't flip easily unless there is a headwind but they also don't fade out too much. They are more like a Volt that has lost it's LSS before it's HSS. I've got a stormtrooper that is my most accurate driver in my bag. At 300', it's straight and has a fade of about 5'-8'. Definitely one of my most treasured discs.
Reply With Quote
  #1029  
Old 08-15-2014, 11:17 PM
asc349's Avatar
asc349 asc349 is offline
Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Pa
Years Playing: 1.5
Courses Played: 23
Throwing Style: LHBH
Posts: 512
Are the Amplifier stamped Amps a first run? I have had two Amps and both were pretty damn stable off the shelf. Contemplating throwing my 'Amp' Amp but won't bother if its the same stability as my other two. Also are the most recently made Amps more US than the ones after the first run?
Reply With Quote
 

  #1030  
Old 08-15-2014, 11:19 PM
Aim For The Chains's Avatar
Aim For The Chains Aim For The Chains is offline
FROLF OFF!
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: MINNESOTA
Years Playing: 6.5
Courses Played: 104
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 7,539
the double foils are technically the FR stamp of that mold. Some had the amplifier but no red overlay on it.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.