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Old 05-01-2010, 09:53 AM
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Fair enough. Brewer is a great place to practice almost every shot as long as its not too crowded (which it often is). Did you know Brewer is the oldest course in Michigan?
I did not know that!

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Wow. I don't even know how to reply. Do people molest crocs much?
I think another definition of molest is "To bother", so im guessing it means "Don't bother the crocs", not "Don't sexually assult the crocs".
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Old 05-02-2010, 02:34 PM
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It's a nice setup you have. I think there's a little overlap at all levels except putter, e.g. I think a slightly overstable mid can do 99% of the things an overstable mid can do, so I go without the overstable myself. I'm sure through your experience you've found reasons to carry what you do though. I'm more comfortable throwing the 1 midrange I throw all the time and putting extra hyzer on it.

Speaking hypothetically though, if you were to take 1 disc from each speed range, say the straightest one, how limited would you feel in terms of the shots you could confidently throw? Are there any particular shots you'd really be wondering how to approach? Or do the different stabilities more or less make things easier / more convenient for you.

5 molds isn't crazy. Anything more than 6 is IMO
There are only a couple of places where there is overlap in my bag, and I have done that purposefully for a couple reasons.

In terms of overstable mids, my stable Buzzz is not overstable, just more HSS and LSS than most Buzzzes. It is helpful in wind. It doesn't help when its really windy, but when its kind of gusty in the 5-15mph range. In these situations (frequent here by the coast) if I guess a little off with my angle, or the wind changes mid shot, my other Buzzzes could get taken off line. The more stable one will hold and get me the sure birdie more often. When the Buzzz stops behaving more stable than my others it will go into my backup bin as a straight Buzzz (which gets used more so higher chance of loss).

Regarding the second part of your post, on nice days I pretty much use only one disc from each speed range (last night I played a quick round with an Ion, my Glo Buzzz, XXX, P-PD, and Champ Destroyer) for 85%+ of my shots. The others are there for the same reason I explained above about my stable Buzzz. I want to make things as high percentage as possible in the wind. Also there is a ton of water OB on my home courses, so a disc turning when you didn't intend it to often means penalties and lost discs. All that water is another reason for the designed overlap. I could lose one disc from each speed level during a round and still get by. The other reasons I have for the overlap are to have extra discs for practice, if two discs are competing for one spot, or for specific situational advantages.
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:14 PM
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Discspeed, on DGR I remember reading a lot of posts from you praising the Halo, how come it's not in your bag?
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:38 AM
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Because he carries only one disc per manufacturer.
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:51 AM
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Very nice...but, no bag is really complete without a Leopard.
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:55 PM
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Discspeed, on DGR I remember reading a lot of posts from you praising the Halo, how come it's not in your bag?
If I had access to more Halos, I may still throw them because they are a good disc. As is, all we have at the store are flat first runs and new ones that are super heavy. I'm sticking with Destroyers right now because it is easy to get good ones and they come in many plastics.
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:58 PM
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Very nice...but, no bag is really complete without a Leopard.
I just don't have any use for one. Not many people throw the Buzzz and the Leopard because they get used for the same things.
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:17 PM
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A little tweaking...

Just some tweaking...I'm putting with the Medium Ion now and the Fuse is in for my ugly X Buzzz.

175 Medium Proto Red Ion--Putts, approaches, short/straight drives.
174 Soft Flesh Ion-- getting seasoned and flips a little, FH putting, driving, and upshots

177 Opto Fuse--anhyzers, turnovers, touch shots
177 Glo Z Buzzz--workhorse of my bag
177 2FR Buzzz--longest and straightest Buzzz, almost a FWY driver
177 Opaque Green Z Buzzz--More stable for wind/true hyzers
175 XXX--overstable, wind, utility

174 P-PD--beat for turnovers/rollers/tailwinds
172 P-PD--stiffy--dead straight
175 S-PD--seasoned, all sorts of glidey hyzers/S shots/straight distance
175 C-PD--overstable for wind, open hyzers, S shots

175 FR Star Destroyer--Control D (little bit flippy)
174 Echo Star Destroyer--Max D driver
175 Champ Destroyer--super domey and overstable for wind/hyzers
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Old 05-12-2010, 11:04 PM
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Traded the Opto Fuse for a Goldline Fuse

175 Medium Proto Red Ion--Putts, approaches, short/straight drives.
174 Soft Flesh Ion-- getting seasoned and flips a little, FH putting, driving, and upshots

177 Goldline Fuse--anhyzers, turnovers, touch shots
177 Glo Z Buzzz--workhorse of my bag
177 2FR Buzzz--longest and straightest Buzzz, almost a FWY driver
177 Opaque Green Z Buzzz--More stable for wind/true hyzers
175 XXX--overstable, wind, utility

174 P-PD--beat for turnovers/rollers/tailwinds
172 P-PD--stiffy--dead straight
175 S-PD--seasoned, all sorts of glidey hyzers/S shots/straight distance
175 C-PD--overstable for wind, open hyzers, S shots

175 FR Star Destroyer--Control D (little bit flippy)
174 Echo Star Destroyer--Max D driver
175 Champ Destroyer--super domey and overstable for wind/hyzers
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Old 05-13-2010, 08:11 AM
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Traded the Opto Fuse for a Goldline Fuse

175 Medium Proto Red Ion--Putts, approaches, short/straight drives.
174 Soft Flesh Ion-- getting seasoned and flips a little, FH putting, driving, and upshots

177 Goldline Fuse--anhyzers, turnovers, touch shots
177 Glo Z Buzzz--workhorse of my bag
177 2FR Buzzz--longest and straightest Buzzz, almost a FWY driver
177 Opaque Green Z Buzzz--More stable for wind/true hyzers
175 XXX--overstable, wind, utility

174 P-PD--beat for turnovers/rollers/tailwinds
172 P-PD--stiffy--dead straight
175 S-PD--seasoned, all sorts of glidey hyzers/S shots/straight distance
175 C-PD--overstable for wind, open hyzers, S shots

175 FR Star Destroyer--Control D (little bit flippy)
174 Echo Star Destroyer--Max D driver
175 Champ Destroyer--super domey and overstable for wind/hyzers
I don't know, Discspeed...6 molds? I'm loosing respect...


Kidding, thanks for all your input and information....you've been very helpful to alot of us.
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