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Old 04-23-2014, 01:28 PM
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Leopard or Xpress?

Normally I throw a DX Leopard for right turns and annys in the 250ft range, and a Pro Leopard for straight shots when I don't want as much fade as a DX Teebird. I've grown increasingly annoyed with the Leo/Teebird combo though because their ranges are so different. I feel like the Teebird sits nicely halfway between mids and distance drivers, but the Leopard nearly overlaps with my mids and then there's this bigger gap to distance drivers.

Been looking at the Xpress as a slightly longer alternative to the Leo and have two questions:

(1) Does a X Xpress turn as much as a DX Leo?

(2) Does a Z Express behave pretty similar to a new Pro Leo?
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Old 04-23-2014, 01:43 PM
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I can't answer question one because I haven't thrown an X Xpress. I would assume no it does not for most people. The leopard is more understable for me.

I have thrown both a Z xpress and a Pro Leo so for question two I would say possibly similar. Not really that close. The Z Xpress and Z Avenger SS are closer and yes those are from the same company but the Xpress has a different feel in the hand. Other than that it's like an Avenger SS for me. I'd say both of those are closer to a Sidewinder. Somewhere between a Sidewinder and a Viking perhaps.
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Old 04-23-2014, 01:47 PM
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Have you tried to replace your Leopard with a DX Cheetah? It's a little faster I think although Innova says both are a 6 but would beat up to be as flippy in a few weeks. Might pair well with your teebird.

Innova is too busy making new fast drivers but they could use a flippy speed 7. I don't think the TL is flippy. Just stable.
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Old 04-23-2014, 02:00 PM
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Legacy Patriot is the longer (and better) Leopard.
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Old 04-23-2014, 02:04 PM
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I've switched from Leos to an Xpress after moving to Texas and having to deal with the wind. The Xpress seems to stay on a line better and, unlike what I've found from the Avenger SS, has a nice forward fade.
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Old 04-23-2014, 11:39 PM
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I've switched from Leos to an Xpress after moving to Texas and having to deal with the wind. The Xpress seems to stay on a line better and, unlike what I've found from the Avenger SS, has a nice forward fade.
And how does the Xpress compare to the Leo exactly, i.e. amount of turn and fade? And in what plastic?
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Old 04-25-2014, 10:21 PM
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I use a Westside Underworld for all my understable fairway needs. Pretty similar to xpress
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Old 04-25-2014, 11:04 PM
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Xpress love! I bag a Z Xpress and I think it's a nice disc. Haven't thrown a Leopard so I can't compare, but I think the Xpress flies nicely and I never see anyone talking about it. It's a good understable driver. It does (wait for it) hold any line you put it on . It's quite good, methinks. Not flippy at all, it turns nicely and looks good while doing it.

Although I'm going to have to try a Leopard some time since it seems to be the golden standard for understable fairways.
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Old 04-26-2014, 10:40 AM
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Xpress is way more under stable than my star leopards. I have to throw it at 2 o clock hyzer to get it to not roll

Only have one xpress though
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Old 04-26-2014, 10:46 AM
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Legacy Patriot is the longer (and better) Leopard.
This. My Icon is a touch flippier than my Pinnacle.
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