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Old 07-03-2011, 02:12 PM
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I just threw my brand new 168 M Trak in the field next door along with my trusty 171 M Ascent.

The Trak was a little less stable than the Ascent and flew similarly glide wise. I really like the fact that it doesn't need a lot of room to work. It was straight flying with very little fade (less than my Ascent that fades forward, not hard left).

It goes in the bag.

As for glide... I live in DFW... it's 97 degrees, so just about everything glides.
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Old 07-03-2011, 06:11 PM
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i threw an orange with green speckles 168 xlink trak today a handfull of times. Predator-esque is on the money. Hope it does break in quick. yikes man.
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:32 PM
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I suppose that I'm the lucky one that bought the "as advertised" Trak. I bought it from discgolfstation.com if you want to go there. Great service and a great disc.
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Old 07-05-2011, 01:26 AM
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I took all nine of my Vibram discs out to a field today and my brother-in-law (about 280-300 foot power forearm thrower) just tossed them back and forth. After three full tossing sessions the yellow Traks do not seem to be losing any stability whatsoever. It is night and day between my testers and these yellow first run.

However, these yellow ones were incredibly predictable and easy to control. In effect my brother-in-law were simply playing catch like they were super-Ultimate Frisbees. It was very easy predicting the flight path of these yellow Traks, allowing me to always accurately judge the spot I would have to run to in order to catch them.

In all fairness, I only have had them out for one round at an actual course and about 45 minutes total out in the open field. I am hoping to sneak in a round or two each day this week. We will see what they are like after several rounds of accidentally hitting trees.
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Old 07-07-2011, 10:05 PM
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alright... here's my take on this disc...

i have a 168 xlink orange with dark green speckle. today in the 93 degree heat it was fairly floppy for a driver.

To benchmark, i can throw Strikers 350ft consistently, and can hyzer flip a 165 GL River on a low line to 300 accurately.

This Trak is something very strange, which may be a good thing. It's very flippy the instant it leaves your hand, but about 50 feet into flight it fades... and keeps fading. I don't know how else to explain, other than hyzerflipping a seasoned predator. If i throw it flat or anhyzer it turns over very fast. I have to throw it with hyzer for it to go anywhere beyond 200 ft. The fade is uber slow and very forward fading but i can't get this disc to hold a straight line for the life of me.
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Old 07-07-2011, 10:13 PM
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alright... here's my take on this disc...

i have a 168 xlink orange with dark green speckle. today in the 93 degree heat it was fairly floppy for a driver.

To benchmark, i can throw Strikers 350ft consistently, and can hyzer flip a 165 GL River on a low line to 300 accurately.

This Trak is something very strange, which may be a good thing. It's very flippy the instant it leaves your hand, but about 50 feet into flight it fades... and keeps fading. I don't know how else to explain, other than hyzerflipping a seasoned predator. If i throw it flat or anhyzer it turns over very fast. I have to throw it with hyzer for it to go anywhere beyond 200 ft. The fade is uber slow and very forward fading but i can't get this disc to hold a straight line for the life of me.
But "it holds any line"
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Old 07-07-2011, 10:27 PM
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My Trak is a 168 orange with black specs. I throw it 300 - 325 straight. Very little side to side movement. It lands flat with no roll.

The closest thing I can compare it to is a brand new star Leopard (before they easily turn over). It flies faster than the Leopard. I'm very happy with it.

I'm moving toward a heavily Vibram bag. They need to release a mid.
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:30 AM
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welp that's reassuring to hear. I'll keep working it. Maybe it needs to hit a tree or two. I really like the grip. It is very comfortable. I need that fade to vanish. I just expected it to be a neutral flier like the advertisement suggests.
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Old 07-08-2011, 10:11 AM
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I really want to try one of these, but I hate how the vibram discs look. They are all really pale swirls of colors that would be impossible to find on the course.
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Old 07-08-2011, 10:23 AM
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I really want to try one of these, but I hate how the vibram discs look. They are all really pale swirls of colors that would be impossible to find on the course.
never have a problem finding mine.
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