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Old 11-14-2012, 12:42 PM
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That is about the same as me, so your opinion that the Obex does have glide matches what I'm seeing, but I've got to really nut it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:44 PM
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How's the testing of the Lace going? Any preliminary numbers?
Somewhere around this:

Speed: 50 / 580
Fade: 8
Turn: 7

Compared to a Trak:

Speed: 50 / 450
Fade: 8
Turn: 9
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:45 PM
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Hey Steve, will the first run Lace be released in Medium or Firm? What kind of weight range will be available?
First released in X-Link Medium weighing 167-175 grams.

The first retailer orders are shipping to the West Coast and Mountain region to arrive at the stores 11/21 so they can get ready for the 11/23 release. Pretty darn exciting!
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Old 11-14-2012, 02:31 PM
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First released in X-Link Medium weighing 167-175 grams.

The first retailer orders are shipping to the West Coast and Mountain region to arrive at the stores 11/21 so they can get ready for the 11/23 release. Pretty darn exciting!
Any idea when discs around 150g will be available?
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:13 PM
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Somewhere around this:

Speed: 50 / 580
Fade: 8
Turn: 7

Compared to a Trak:

Speed: 50 / 450
Fade: 8
Turn: 9
Thanks Steven. Wow, that's some long, straight disc. Should we assume that you'll be discussing this in more detail during the DGTR show on Tuesday?
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:16 PM
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After a few throws I'm just not feeling the Lace.
I like other Vibram discs, but it appears this one isn't for me.
I'll spend some more time with it and possibly change my mind, who knows?
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:05 PM
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After a few throws I'm just not feeling the Lace.
I like other Vibram discs, but it appears this one isn't for me.
I'll spend some more time with it and possibly change my mind, who knows?
If you decide you don't like it, I may be interested in it. I have 1 proto and 3 coming from Justin, but I kinda think I want another one
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:38 PM
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I'm gonna experiment with putters here soon. I see that Vibram offers 4 different putters. VP, ridge, sole and summit. and 3 different stiffnesses. How do these compare with other brands?
( i'm too lazy tonight to search 3500 posts-sorry)
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:41 PM
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I'm gonna experiment with putters here soon. I see that Vibram offers 4 different putters. VP, ridge, sole and summit. and 3 different stiffnesses. How do these compare with other brands?
( i'm too lazy tonight to search 3500 posts-sorry)
Softs are floppy soft. Blowfly or Gumputt soft.

Firms feel the most like your normal plastic putters.

Mediums come from slick (old ones) to really grippy (new ones).

VP - overstable. Excellent driving putter and great in the wind. If you like Rhynos, Challengers, KC Pro Aviars, new Wizard... etc.

Ridge - IMO, Vibram's best all around putter. Straight, stable putter. Compares to beat Wizard, Aviar P&A, Voodoo... etc.

Summit - understable putter. Compares to Magnet, Magic... etc. Very shallow rim makes it easy to release or drive. Easy anny drives that won't fade out. At slow speeds, will fly dead straight and land flat. IMO, the best putter if you're getting a soft one.

Sole - overstable, traditional shaped putter. Feels like a Warlock, but flies like a new Wizard or Challenger. It has more glide than the other Vibram putters.

I have never seen a beat up Vibram putter. These discs will fly like new for years unless you intentionally abuse them.

I'm sure there are other people that don't see the comparisons like I do. It's the way I see it. The "first three" Vibram putters are actually pretty unique. They're the only putters that I don't cringe when they fly square into a tree. Great for driving on wooded holes.

I usually carry a VP, Ridge and Summit in my bag.

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:00 PM
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Eegor nailed it. The only thing I would disagree on is that the sole is overstable. I'd say it is basically a longer Ridge, stable with glide. At least that's my experience.

I personally putt with a VP, but still carry Sole, Ridge, and Summit for upshots/approaches. All four molds are very useful and I'm sure there is a mold that fits your preference.
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