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Old 04-30-2015, 10:05 PM
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Distance Driver for 250 foot RHFH

I play with a buddy of mine who throws right hand forehand and only throws about 250. Anyone have an idea for a disc and weight that would help him improve his distance? Right now he is throwing a wraith and he gets a nice S curve out of it but it definitely fades quickly once it begins to slow down. His Beast turns over a little too far left and doesn't come back all of the way.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:13 PM
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I was thinking maybe a Saint from Latitude...A little slower than a Wraith with less fade. Or a Surge SS?

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Old 04-30-2015, 10:20 PM
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he doesn't need a new disc he needs to work on form and snap. he isn't getting the disc up to speed that is why its fading early. when i was flick dominant i could chuck wraiths close to 400. a new disc is always the first answer but usually not the best answer.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:22 PM
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He is 52...He isn't really interested in changing his form at this point haha Trust me, I've tried. So, I was hoping to find him a disc that will more suit his throwing style and hopefully get him a few more feet of distance.

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Old 04-30-2015, 10:37 PM
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:40 PM
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ahhh okay maybe the new fission volt. my buddies dad about 60 is a rhfh player and was straight bombing mine the other day. i sold him mine cause i have access to more but he fell in love right away.

star tee birds are also available in laughter weights as well.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:42 PM
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I flicked a star FL 167g on a slight anhyzer for a while that seemed to work great for me at the time and my sidearm was in that range.
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Old 04-30-2015, 11:04 PM
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Form is the key, throwing harder does not translate into more distance. I'm 53 and I found a number of discs that have worked for me.

168g or heavier Destroyer, Star
170g or heavier Bar Stamp Crush, the flatter the better
Monster L, heavier the better
Striker, worked pretty well.
Heavy Teebird

These are faster discs and may take some practice to get the throw worked out. There are loads of discs that will work but I did not have to alter my disc angle at the launch to get them to go 300 to 400 ft.
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Old 04-30-2015, 11:05 PM
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Disc down. At his distance, I bet he could get an Eagle "X" out just as far if not further with more predictable lines.
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he doesn't need a new disc he needs to work on form and snap. he isn't getting the disc up to speed that is why its fading early. when i was flick dominant i could chuck wraiths close to 400. a new disc is always the first answer but usually not the best answer.
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Disc down. At his distance, I bet he could get an Eagle "X" out just as far if not further with more predictable lines.
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He is 52...He isn't really interested in changing his form at this point haha Trust me, I've tried. So, I was hoping to find him a disc that will more suit his throwing style and hopefully get him a few more feet of distance.
If he's only getting 250' out of a Wraith, then the only logical direction to go is down the speed ladder, not up.
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