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Old 12-18-2013, 01:49 PM
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Comet vs. Tangent

I think these two discs are compared a lot; but no specific thread outlines the differences between the two.

I find the Comet to be more neutral. I also find the Comet to glide more, and fly similarly in a wider range of distances/power levels. I think the Comet makes a better putter, but the Tangent handles wind better on drives.

I liken the differences to Roc vs. Buzzz, where Comet=Roc and Tangent=Buzzz.
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:58 PM
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The Roc and the Buzzz are different discs. The main reason that people compare them is that each is the go-to mid for that manufacturer. So the comparison should be Roc as stable mid, Buzzz as line-shaping mid vs. Tensor as stable mid, Comet as line-shaping mid (with the assumption that all discs are fresh out of the box). So it should be more of a contrast between the Comet & the Tangent instead of a comparison:

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Old 12-18-2013, 01:59 PM
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At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:14 PM
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The Roc and the Buzzz are different discs. The main reason that people compare them is that each is the go-to mid for that manufacturer.
I find the Comet and Tangent to be equally different discs. And possibly equally go-to for their slot in a mid-range lineup. Just like Roc vs. Buzzz, the Comet is more puttery, and the Tangent is more drivery.

I think inFlight has the HSS off on the Comet, fwiw.
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:24 PM
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Played a glow round recently, where I accidentally putted with my Tangent instead of my Ion. After pulling it out of the basket on three consecutive holes, having putted from 30-50' out, I started to really take a liking to it.If the Comet makes a better putter, then, dang, because I NEVER hit putts in that range so often.

Still wish MVP would make a disc comparable to a DX Stingray in terms of being flippy. I think the Tangent makes a great go-between for the Buzzz and a Stingray.
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:28 PM
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I find the Comet and Tangent to be equally different discs. And possibly equally go-to for their slot in a mid-range lineup.
Ahhhhh, OK. We're on the same page then.
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:35 PM
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I bought a z comet for xmas. If I dont like it maybe a tangent is in order?
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:44 PM
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I bought a z comet for xmas. If I dont like it maybe a tangent is in order?
Depends on what you're looking for from a Comet. An Axis or Core might be more what you're looking for.
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:46 PM
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Played a glow round recently, where I accidentally putted with my Tangent instead of my Ion. After pulling it out of the basket on three consecutive holes, having putted from 30-50' out, I started to really take a liking to it.If the Comet makes a better putter, then, dang, because I NEVER hit putts in that range so often.

Still wish MVP would make a disc comparable to a DX Stingray in terms of being flippy. I think the Tangent makes a great go-between for the Buzzz and a Stingray.
I actually use the Tangent for "putts" longer than 45'.
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Old 12-18-2013, 02:50 PM
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The comet has more glide than a tangent. They can both be used for similar lines and are both neutral discs and slightly under-stable when broken in.

I prefer more control over my throws so i use a tangent because less glide = more control.

You can have too much glide, and too little glide, i think the tangent hits the perfect medium between the two like most MVP discs.

Tangent has more wind resistance, and for its stability that's something you want
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