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Old 10-28-2010, 06:25 PM
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The Summit is fairly shallow and I'd say the Ridge is about average for depth (although I may be biased and just thinking that?). The Summit is definitely a finesse disc so keep that in mind. It flies nice and straight at slow speeds or it can do a nice hyzer flip.
Quoted for truth.
I LOVE the Summit for a close-in, low-speed finesse shot.
I really love the Summit because I can throw it flat and hard and it turn a nice, slow, long anny line and just flop down.
It has definitely earned a place in my bag.
The only thing bad about the Summit is that it will stand up and roll without a lot of provocation. But this is true of a lot of rim-heavy putters.
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Old 10-29-2010, 02:04 PM
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how do i interpret the numbers on the back of the VP?
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:07 PM
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two things I don't like about the vibram product. 1) Lack of distinguishing features on discs (stamps, names, ect...) 2) The Armspeed numbers...

For some reason I'm thinking there is some equation to it or something goofy like that. All of it dependent on your arm speed and the speed required to get the disc to turn or something. To be honest I've yet to hear a good explanation for it. Or a good justification for it. Frankly I think it should be done with and they should just adopt Joe's flight chart.
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Old 10-29-2010, 08:15 PM
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I asked Steven about it and it's something like...

-top middle number represents how fast you need to throw it to get the designed flight path in calm conditions on flat ground
-right number represents how much it will turn over (In degrees)
-left number represents what angle it will fade at (Again in degrees)
-speed I dunno?

It's kind of a neat system because it tries to give you hard data than just a vague "We rate this a -2 turn 4 fade" but it's not explained very well at all if all you have to go by is the disc.
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Old 10-30-2010, 02:56 AM
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I asked Steven about it and it's something like...

-top middle number represents how fast you need to throw it to get the designed flight path in calm conditions on flat ground
-right number represents how much it will turn over (In degrees)
-left number represents what angle it will fade at (Again in degrees)
-speed I dunno?

It's kind of a neat system because it tries to give you hard data than just a vague "We rate this a -2 turn 4 fade" but it's not explained very well at all if all you have to go by is the disc.
This sounds like a simplified vsion of what I read somewhere. If only I could remember where I read it.
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Old 10-30-2010, 03:07 AM
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I knew I asked him about it, but it was on DGR. Did some searching and found the link he gave me.

http://www.vibramdiscgolf.com/ratings.html

It's a really cool system because like I said it gives you pretty concrete information to go by. Looks like the Ridge is rated to go 312'. Nice to see a company say their putters are okay to use for the 300'+ range
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:35 PM
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I knew I asked him about it, but it was on DGR. Did some searching and found the link he gave me.

http://www.vibramdiscgolf.com/ratings.html

It's a really cool system because like I said it gives you pretty concrete information to go by. Looks like the Ridge is rated to go 312'. Nice to see a company say their putters are okay to use for the 300'+ range
that's a wicked system..
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:46 PM
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that's a wicked system..
it is. i looked it up yesterday and was very interested in how they came up with the numbers.
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Old 10-30-2010, 02:33 PM
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it is. i looked it up yesterday and was very interested in how they came up with the numbers.
radar guns, distance measuring guns, cameras (to see when the disc starts to turn / fade and how much), and a big stack of discs. ain't life tough!
 

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Old 10-30-2010, 02:37 PM
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