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Old 11-13-2012, 01:43 PM
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Anyone try out the floppy vibrams? Felt up some vp's, ridges, ibex and obex. They all felt like woodchucks...
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:54 PM
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Which would you suggest out of those two? I know it's personal preference... But which do you find yourself turning to more? Ibex or obex?
I am finding that my firm obex is taking over as my workhorse mid. My firm ibex turns over a bit but is still reliably straight, but the obex is just so dam predictable.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:43 PM
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:22 PM
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^ done i could use something to go with my Ascent.
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:21 AM
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Definitely try an Ibex out first. My Ibex is my go to mid, the Obex is just there in case it's windy or if I need a very, strong left finish. If you can afford, get the pair as these two can cover all your midrange needs, but if you're getting one, just get the Ibex.
I agree. I have a "medium" Ibex and a "firm" Obex, so I might not quite have apples-to-apples, but in my experience you can do a lot more with the Ibex, and it has more glide, therefore more range. I would describe my Ibex as Steven Dodge describes it: like a used Roc. I have two Rocs in my bag with it, and they both turn easier, but the Ibex will turn easier than a new Roc.

The Obex flies a lot like a baseball pitcher's slider, finishing with a late, hard break. I wouldn't use it on a tight tunnel hole, but if you need a straight line with reliable late fade at midrange distance, or if you're fighting a windy fairway, you can count on the Obex. The first few times you throw it, though, expect the shot to come up short, because it doesn't glide very well.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:48 AM
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hmmm... I find my Firm Obex to have more glide than my med and firm Ibexs. could be a fluke IDK??
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:09 AM
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hmmm... I find my Firm Obex to have more glide than my med and firm Ibexs. could be a fluke IDK??
Could be. Have you compared your Firm Obex to a Medium Obex?
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:10 AM
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Could be. Have you compared your Firm Obex to a Medium Obex?
I have not thrown a Med obex, I might need to get my hands on one, I would like a more overstable mid for the wind, and that might be it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:20 AM
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It could also be a power issue. How far you throwing the Ibex and Obex. I've found that if I get enough into the Obex it has amazing glide and distance (relative to what I would have expected from a disc this overstable), but if I don't give it enough power - get it up on that plane - it peters out early.
 

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:38 AM
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It could also be a power issue. How far you throwing the Ibex and Obex. I've found that if I get enough into the Obex it has amazing glide and distance (relative to what I would have expected from a disc this overstable), but if I don't give it enough power - get it up on that plane - it peters out early.
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