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Old 05-21-2013, 02:03 PM
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I'm really liking that the cult of Westside is growing.

Here's some reccomendations from a guy who's bag is probably 60% Westside.

Mandatory molds;
Warship, Sword, Northman, Stag, Boatman (if you forehand), Giant (if your arm is big or you're playing in Oklahoma today)

Molds that are just aiight;
Underworld, Tursas, Swan 2, King, Boatman (if you throw backhand), Giant (if you can't throw hard as ****)
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Old 05-21-2013, 02:32 PM
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I'm really liking that the cult of Westside is growing.

Here's some reccomendations from a guy who's bag is probably 60% Westside.

Mandatory molds;
Warship, Sword, Northman, Stag, Boatman (if you forehand), Giant (if your arm is big or you're playing in Oklahoma today)

Molds that are just aiight;
Underworld, Tursas, Swan 2, King, Boatman (if you throw backhand), Giant (if you can't throw hard as ****)
I liked the warship but when the tursas and mace came out i switched to the tursas and mace combo for my mids. I use a river for im missing where the warship came in handy.
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Old 05-21-2013, 02:41 PM
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The sword likes to go straight. I do not try to throw creative lines with this disc. I start it from very slight hyzer or flat. I does not turn much or fade much and it goes far. Typical hyzers and anhyzers have not gone well for me with the Sword.

The only other shot I've had much luck with is the a stall shot where I throw it hard and higher than normal to the right. It goes straight to a point in the air, then it kind of dump-fades down to the target. There are some times where I like this line more than a Giant hyzer.

BTW this is one of the best fast drivers for throwing downhill from elevation, such as on ski hill courses and cliff shots. If I get that shot wrong with most of the wider rim drivers, especially with funky winds, it can turn too much, fade too much, or (god forbid) lift and fade. The Sword just mutes all of those possibilities and goes straight for a long ways.

Mine is a 175 VIP. I plan to try a lighter (165-170) TP soon.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:06 PM
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I would like to see the Swan in a harder plastic. I like the feel of the putter but it's too sticky.
Go and get a hard Discraft Magnet then. It's the same disc.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:44 PM
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Go and get a hard Discraft Magnet then. It's the same disc.
if your playing the magnet card might as well shoot for a Protege Clutch.

Thats what I have been using and besides a Drone ( which will probably leave my bag) and a Comet/Venom ( I'll be keeping in my bag) they are the only plastic I have in the bag that isn't from Lat64 ( 90% westside)
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:48 PM
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I'm really liking that the cult of Westside is growing.

Here's some reccomendations from a guy who's bag is probably 60% Westside.

Mandatory molds;
Warship, Sword, Northman, Stag, Boatman (if you forehand), Giant (if your arm is big or you're playing in Oklahoma today)

Molds that are just aiight;
Underworld, Tursas, Swan 2, King, Boatman (if you throw backhand), Giant (if you can't throw hard as ****)

Have to disagree just a little with you.
My Underworld and Tursas are beasts. Some of the best flying discs I have
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:59 PM
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I'm really liking that the cult of Westside is growing.

Here's some reccomendations from a guy who's bag is probably 60% Westside.

Mandatory molds;
Warship, Sword, Northman, Stag, Boatman (if you forehand), Giant (if your arm is big or you're playing in Oklahoma today)

Molds that are just aiight;
Underworld, Tursas, Swan 2, King, Boatman (if you throw backhand), Giant (if you can't throw hard as ****)
Why you think the Underworld is just "aiight"? Im rhbh and im loving the underworld. I threw visions for long turnover shots but underworld is way more consistent for me and could be the easiest throwing disc ive ever thrown. Not a disc that you just want to rip unless its a big hyzer flip or something. I use it for just left to right shots and i cant imagine a disc that could fill that slot any better than an underworld. So far its the best disc westside makes. I like warship alot also.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:59 PM
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The Giant is by far one of the best power forehand discs ever made!!!
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:00 PM
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When I say something by Westside is just ”aiight”, what I really mean is that they're better than anything else EXCEPT the ones on my mandatory list. But if I had to minimize a bag, I'd only take, the ones from the mandatory list.

As for the Underworld and turnover shots, i'm now using a GL fury for those shots, it goes 20-30 feet further, isn't as sensitive, and can handle more oompf.

I'll be putting my 8/10 tournament 167g Underworld on the MP soon
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:57 PM
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Go and get a hard Discraft Magnet then. It's the same disc.

No it is not. The Swan has a shallower profile and is less stable or more under stable depending on your point of view. They are not the same disc at all. Unless maybe you ran over your Magnets with a truck.

A swan in Tournament Plastic would scare the hell out of my Pures. So I'll probably never see it.
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