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Old 10-16-2016, 10:12 PM
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Default Looking for something like the King but ...

Any suggestions for something with the glide and distance of the Westside King but slightly more stable. I've already tried the Trespass, Sorcerer, Halo and Sword, but keep going back to the King for distance.

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Old 10-16-2016, 10:19 PM
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What's the issue with each of those others, and how far are you throwing...and is it forehand?
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Old 10-16-2016, 10:31 PM
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I'd say Giant: has a lot of the same late fade, but is much more high speed stable.
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Old 10-16-2016, 10:31 PM
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I love the World. Don't let the flight numbers fool you, it's really more stable than overstable.
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Old 10-16-2016, 10:37 PM
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Opto Ballista is what you seek.
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Old 10-16-2016, 10:49 PM
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It's RHBH. ... My average distance is around 380 ft. With the King, I'm consistently around 400. I can't get the Trespass, Sorcerer, Halo or Sword to get out over 400 with regularity. I keep going back to the King for distance, but don't feel comfortable throwing it in wind or tight spaces. ... I got no glide at all out or the giant. With my arm speed, the World a lot more overstable than the King -- I just need something slightly more stable than the King.
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Old 10-16-2016, 11:34 PM
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I have not tried the Ballista, maybe that is the next in line? Kings can vary quite a lot, some are very understable. If you didn't list the discs you'd tried and I just knew you threw 380+ I would have suggested Sorcerer as the next step, and Trespass as well for good control. The thing is if your King is going on max distance lines (quite a lot of turn or lateral movement, but maybe just a touch too squirrely at the end) then going up too much in stability will likely cost you 15'+ distance. Have you tried other plastics in the king...does anyone know if Elasto Kings have reasonable stability?
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Old 10-16-2016, 11:38 PM
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Bolt is my preference. Ballistas are nice too, raketen is also similar
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Old 10-16-2016, 11:40 PM
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Have you ever tried a Tern? Specifically a Champ Tern.
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Old 10-17-2016, 12:01 AM
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Call me a Discraft fanboy if you want, but I'd recommend trying a Crank in Z and/or ESP.
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