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Old 09-23-2012, 11:33 AM
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De-flash any sharp spots where the molds part, especially on the bottom where the core and wing meet. Also, if it stands up at all, carefully remove the sprue (where the plastic is injected into the mold) from the bottom middle of the flight plate.

It won't make it understable, but it will help.
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:52 AM
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Get the lightest GL you can and beat it up good. Play some heavily wooded courses and try to use it as much as you can.
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:57 AM
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I started working in my Opto Saint and it has found a place in my bag. I just had to hit a few trees (which I'm very good at).
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:34 PM
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My 172 GL likes to turn right at 80-90% power. It's a real mellow turn with no fade. My 172 opto is dead straight at the same power level. Funny thing is that the PLH and domes are almost identical between the 2 discs. I'm not sure if there is a magic formula for finding a US one.
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Old 09-23-2012, 02:10 PM
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My 172 GL likes to turn right at 80-90% power. It's a real mellow turn with no fade. My 172 opto is dead straight at the same power level. Funny thing is that the PLH and domes are almost identical between the 2 discs. I'm not sure if there is a magic formula for finding a US one.
I guess just throw them harder? they have a nice, smooth, gradual, long turnover with little fade at about 400'. Thats what the 3 I've throw fly like in opto.
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Old 09-23-2012, 03:36 PM
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My 166g Sparkle-Snowflake-Opto sexiness. I love me this disc something fierce.
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:00 PM
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threw out in the field today again

the saint is well WOW!

I'm offering up a like new star PD for another saint...prefer yellow or pink 168ish.

the PD is nice but beefy like a destroyer at 400 feet of power. i just really think i liked the glide and distance the saint gave me...

I'm a striker thrower so i compared
domey gl striker, snowflake striker opto and GL, star PD, and GL saint all about 168-170.

the saint did better on every throw even longer on hyzer bombs. I could do better low lines with the flat strikers but i'm throwing them now so i know them better.

saint is forgiving...PD is hyzer city if thrown poorly.....SAINT all the way...i think my strikers might be retired.

also i'm currently loving magics too.....never thought i would take out wizards and strikers....never say never!!!
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:03 PM
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If you want to part with a snowflake striker.. let me know

but yeah.. Lat 64 Saints rule
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:15 PM
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I have liked my saint for a while but have been a bit turned off by the dark (very) blue color and some fairly severe flips from headwinds or bad throws. It is a mid 170's opto sparkle. Today I finally unlocked the full potential of what it can fly like for me. Max glide for really any disc (comparable to a blizz boss) and almost neutral when thrown at the right power leval. It is my fairway driver less stable than a teebird but much more than my beat X XL. I was throwing it 350 uphill and 450 down on slight hyzers, straight shots, and turnovers with fade at the end. I was feeling particulary smooth and the disc really paid dividends. Now I need a brighter one!
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Old 09-23-2012, 11:44 PM
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Just gave the saint another shot and I got a semi-overstable one, just like a faster teebird. I'm in love. Unfortunately due to its length the teebird will not leave. That could change but I doubt it.
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