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Old 10-20-2013, 03:15 PM
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So...I picked up a Sonic a few months back to mess around with as a warm/catch disc. It has slowly made it into the starting lineup. From 150 ft and in, this thing is magical. Anybody else out there like to throw a Sonic? Or lid type approach disc? I used to carry a Rattler for the longest time as well.
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Old 10-20-2013, 04:08 PM
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I started my lidlike putter love with the Sonic and loved it for its easy flips to flat with no fade and turnovers. I added a Rattler for more overstable type of shots and was pretty content until I tried a Polecat. After a few rounds with that, I realized it was the perfect balance of both.

I do still occasionally take my Sonic out for fun though.
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:08 PM
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My dad uses both, for what that's worth.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:59 PM
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honestly i like hero disc supersonics better. same mold, just light weight star/champ versions meant for dogs. believe it or not, they are more stable than 175 dx sonics.

i get a stack of 10 blems (xouts) for $60 and go through 1 a month with my dog.
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:04 PM
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honestly i like hero disc supersonics better. same mold, just light weight star/champ versions meant for dogs. believe it or not, they are more stable than 175 dx sonics.
+1...my last dog loved hers! The Champion plastic was great for durability purposes (not just from the dog but the weather from leaving them outside) and they're just fun to throw period.

Haven't used DX Sonics much...they always cracked where the thumb traction/grooves are


EDIT: Would they (K9 supersonics) be PDGA legal?

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Old 10-21-2013, 12:41 AM
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+1...my last dog loved hers! The Champion plastic was great for durability purposes (not just from the dog but the weather from leaving them outside) and they're just fun to throw period.

Haven't used DX Sonics much...they always cracked where the thumb traction/grooves are


EDIT: Would they (K9 supersonics) be PDGA legal?
I think they are all the Hero 235 mold which is approved. I can't tell the difference between the 235 and SuperHero that my dad throws. The SuperSonic is just the Star version of those.

Sonic is smaller diameter I think?
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:26 AM
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I think they are all the Hero 235 mold which is approved. I can't tell the difference between the 235 and SuperHero that my dad throws. The SuperSonic is just the Star version of those.

Sonic is smaller diameter I think?
Actually, the SuperSonic is a lightweight Sonic in Star plastic. The SuperHero is the 235 mold in Champ. The SuperStar is the 235 mold in Star in lighter weights than the 235 Superclass disc, which is also Star plastic, just in more "normal" disc golf weights. All of these molds are PDGA approved.
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Old 10-21-2013, 03:14 PM
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Gotchya. Thanks
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Old 10-21-2013, 03:30 PM
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yeah the 235 vs 215 is the diameter of the disc in millimeters, not the weight. So the Superheros are 2 centimeters larger.

Supersonics i think are 124g on average. And honestly they fly more stable than 175g dx sonics. but dx sonics are way better at chain slamming/grabbing.
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I use 86 softies and love them, never tried the Sonic during a round though, might have to give it a shot
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