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Old 01-30-2012, 01:08 AM
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I am curious to why the xxx didn't make the cut?
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:11 AM
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I've been thinking about fairway drivers a lot lately and between pushing my mids out and having a lot of broken in OLF's I feel like I could drop them too. When I carry one, I just carry a worn SJLS, which I'd imagine is fairly comparable to your FD based on what I've read about them.
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:19 AM
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My OCD hands wouldn't be able to deal with transitioning b/w the rims of the Squirrel and the Axis/Vector.

Everything looks pretty tidy though. I understand the TD powers down nicely too right? How much do you envision it overlapping with the FD as the latter wears in?
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:34 AM
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My OCD hands wouldn't be able to deal with transitioning b/w the rims of the Squirrel and the Axis/Vector.

Everything looks pretty tidy though. I understand the TD powers down nicely too right? How much do you envision it overlapping with the FD as the latter wears in?
The Squirrel felt a little strange at first, but it was easy to get used to. Mine perfectly rounds out my mids in terms of stability.

The TD is one of the most awkward discs in my bag currently, but it fills a gap. I could see myself dropping it if I get a PD or FD nicely flippy. The TD is more speed sensitive than the PD, so powering down is a little more hit or miss than with the PD. I really want to see Discmania make a PD top/FL bottom disc...I think I would like that better than the TD for my PD-L.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:15 AM
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I've been playing a lot this week and I was feeling like my bag was getting a little complicated...The Flying Squirrel is a fun disc, but over the course of the past few rounds I've realized that it really does overlap with my beat Axis, so I've taken it out of the competition bag. I also felt like my FD/TD were kind of overlapping, so I dropped the TD and added a couple of PPDs back to my bag.

2x 171/172 Anodes--Putting
1x174 Anode--Straight drives
1x175 Ion--Overstable drives
1x171 Soft Ion--flex drives
1x167 FR Ion--finesse long putts/approaches

1x179 FR Axis--slightly understable/straight mid
1x180 FR Axis--much more hss than my other Axis for wind or longer throws
1x178 FR Vector--seasoned step up in stability from Axis
1x179 Eclipse Vector--new and overstable

1x175 S-FD--stable fairway driver
1x174 11x Champ FB--overstable utility

2x173 PPD--thrashed and new for understable and straight
1x175 S-PD--seasoned, likes to flip and fade like an EX
1x175 yellow champstar PDs--seasoned, flies more like faster TB
1x175 CPD+--moderately overstable with good glide, main hyzer disc
1x175 CFR CPDs--overstable for strong hyzers and wind, very little glide

1x175 Tourney Sword--understable max D
2x175 VIP Sword--new and seasoned workhorse drivers
1x174 FR Quasar--overstable for wind and hyzers
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Old 02-08-2012, 04:36 PM
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So, no TDs anymore.

I threw my main one more the last round I played, and realized how much I like the way it flies. I really like using it as a main driver with an OS complement, but I can see how with all the PDs they would be pretty redundant.
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:44 PM
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Yeah, the TD might not be in my bag, but I've yet to play a round without it. It's on the bottom shelf of my cart. There are certain shots I like it better for and it also kind of fills a gap between my PDs and Swords in terms of distance potential.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:13 PM
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Since my last bag post I've really been trying to sort out what I need and what works best on my home courses between my PPDs, TDs, and FDs and which combo overlaps the least. I've had some good windy days to help me out in my decision since wind performance is a factor. I've come to the conclusion that I'm keeping my STD and SFD and ditching my PPDs (except my totally thrashed one as a utility disc).

The TD and FD have similar lines, but the TD is best when I get some power and distance on it as it is a bit longer than my PDs on similar lines. The FD is then best when powered down at distances at the lower end and under the range of my PDs.

2x 171/172 Anodes--Putting
1x174 Anode--Straight drives
1x175 Ion--Overstable drives
1x167 FR Ion--finesse long putts/approaches

1x179 FR Axis--slightly understable/straight mid
1x180 FR Axis--much more hss than my other Axis for wind or longer throws
1x178 FR Vector--seasoned step up in stability from Axis
1x179 Eclipse Vector--new and overstable

1x175 S-FD--stable fairway driver
1x174 11x Champ FB--overstable utility

1x175 S-PD--seasoned, likes to flip and fade like an EX
1x175 yellow champstar PDs--seasoned, flies more like faster TB
1x175 CPD+--moderately overstable with good glide, main hyzer disc
1x175 CFR CPDs--overstable for strong hyzers and wind, very little glide

1x175 S-TD--seasoned turning/hyzer-flip driver between PDs and Sword

2x175 VIP Sword--new and seasoned workhorse drivers
1x174 FR Quasar--overstable for wind and hyzers

This is what I carry in normal conditions on my 3 regular courses. I also have some other discs in my car for when I play elsewhere:

thrashed PPD
Tourney Sword
Fresh Quasars
Z Nuke
Z NukeOS
soft Ions
ESP Zone
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:25 PM
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I also just want to say that I'm not OCD into max weight or anything, I don't really care. It just so happens that out of the discs I have acquired and tested lately the ones I liked just happened to mostly be max weight. Most of the 175s are actually between 174-175.
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:48 PM
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Your post on your own bag feedback are some of the most useful post I have read on proper bag development. It's very helpful to see how an experienced player builds a bag.
Just wanted to say thanks and I enjoy reading it!
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