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Old 03-01-2015, 12:47 PM
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Champion plastic more stable?

Hey guys I was searching through about 10 pages of threads and I couldn't seem to find one talking about champion plastic discs stability in general. I have been trying out my drivers in a couple different plastics lately (Teebird, Valk, Leopard, Sidewinder, etc..) No higher than 9 really still working on my arm speed. I have tried DX,Pro,Star,Champ for almost each of these discs and almost always my champion plastic disc is more overstable. Is this a known fact that I've missed? Or maybe they need just a little more speed then the other plastic because they don't seem to glide as much either. Does anyone else feel the same?
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Old 03-01-2015, 12:49 PM
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you are correct. innova uses the same mold for various plastic types and they all come out flying differently.
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Old 03-01-2015, 01:06 PM
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simple rule of physics
the harder plastic flies faster but glides less
this goes for all manufacturers
So your disc will fly faster into the earth
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Old 03-01-2015, 01:46 PM
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Yes champion is more stable than star or gstar. Take the Tern for example ..the 3 discs even have 3 slightly different flight numbers printed on them. Most molds aren't marked differently like that but its true for all innovative discs that I've tried. I carry a flat champion teebird, a star teebird, and a gstar teebird and select which one to throw based off wind direction.
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Old 03-01-2015, 04:12 PM
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Champion is usually the most Overstable unless the PLH is lower on the run.

That can cause a fairly overstable disc to fly a little less so.

For the most part your surmise is exactly correct. If you had To rate the plastics by our of the box stability I'd put them like this;

Champion
Star
E*
DX
G*
Pro
R-pro
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Old 03-01-2015, 09:29 PM
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Thanks for the info guys
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Old 03-01-2015, 10:09 PM
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To my knowledge, it has not been that long since Innova finally started changing the flight numbers for some of the champ plastic. I think they should have been doing this for years in my opinion and it is true for almost all if not all of the molds. If you look at their flight chart, some of the molds will show more stable numbers in red for the champ plastic. I was once where you are and I found it frustrating but have learned to live with it and use more champ plastic now due to the durability.
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