#1  
Old 08-21-2013, 11:22 AM
ern19 ern19 is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Athens, GA
Courses Played: 10
Posts: 41
Opto River

My two drivers of choice right now are my Volts (N/P) and a TP Underworld. I'm looking for something to fit between the two stability-wise and I was wondering if a heavy Opto River would fit the bill. Also open to other suggestions, but I want to keep it under speed 9. Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-21-2013, 11:26 AM
Titan037's Avatar
Titan037 Titan037 is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Frisco/Abilene, TX
Posts: 2,882
Have you tried the amp?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-21-2013, 11:29 AM
Future_Primitive's Avatar
Future_Primitive Future_Primitive is offline
Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Meeeechigan
Courses Played: 55
Posts: 721
It would appear to fit the bill you are looking for, at least on paper. Think you are on the right track, now just need to test one out and see how it feels and flies for you. Good luck!

Last edited by Future_Primitive; 08-21-2013 at 11:31 AM. Reason: No attachment
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-21-2013, 11:31 AM
Future_Primitive's Avatar
Future_Primitive Future_Primitive is offline
Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Meeeechigan
Courses Played: 55
Posts: 721
Nevermind, attachment issues.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-21-2013, 11:33 AM
RyanisCorriganis's Avatar
RyanisCorriganis RyanisCorriganis is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: St. Cloud, MN
Years Playing: 10.3
Courses Played: 46
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 203
I recommend the River, Jackal, TL, Patirot, Trak, XL, or F3. If you wanna stick with an Opto river here's alot of useful material on the matter.

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93580&highlight=river

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...ighlight=river

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...ighlight=river
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-21-2013, 11:40 AM
Kodachrome's Avatar
Kodachrome Kodachrome is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: South St. Paul, MN
Years Playing: 2.4
Courses Played: 16
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 2,905
it looks like you've got your under stable, over stable and stable lines covered . . . before we start recommending a bunch of discs, what type of shots are you looking for that you can't do right now?

for what it's worth, i owned a few heavy optos when i threw all-lat and they seemed borderline overstable - i did throw with crappy form, though. also will make you look stupid if you don't throw it right. you'll go a long way the wrong way.
Reply With Quote
 

  #7  
Old 08-21-2013, 12:33 PM
Qikly's Avatar
Qikly Qikly is offline
Double Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: New Orleans
Years Playing: 2.2
Courses Played: 66
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,568
I just settled on heavier Opto Rivers for just this slot. I'd been trying to find something between Underworlds and Stags, something with markedly less fade than the latter but markedly less turn than the former. The Opto River is just that at my ~325' of power. I have to release it on a slight hyzer if I don't want any turn, but it's a perfect fit between the two and has already paid dividends in my game.

One of the nice things about the River is that it has the same distance potential as the Underworlds but flies on a much tighter line. It's really versatile too: if I need to throw a turnover that fades back some at the end, it's much easier to hit it with the River than the Underworld (which will hold the turn to the ground unless given a ton of height).

I tried Amps out for this slot; nice disc, but too understable for this role in my hands.

So in short: for me, the Opto River was very much what I was looking for for this slot.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.