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Old 03-24-2013, 06:28 PM
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^^^Incorrect. All the discs you named require more power and/or better technique to really be useful. The Tern, like the Mamba are warp speed drivers with more glide, making them just a touch more beginner friendly. While most people here feel noobs shouldn't be throwing anything warp speed, we all acknowledge that the bulk of the population plays this sport much more casually than we do, and will buy whatever is put in front of them at a sporting goods store. I'd much rather see a new player make the "mistake" of trying to throw a Tern as opposed to a Groove, Boss, Ape, Nuke, or whatever other "traditional" speed 12/13 driver you'd like to use as an example. I still don't get much more distance out of my Tern than I do my speed 9/10 stuff, but I get that distance with less effort. As the Tern rewards a smooth easy throw as opposed to trying to muscle up on it, throwing the the Tern allows you to slow down a little and concentrate on form and hitting lines as opposed to having to try to throw too hard in order to get a warp speed disc up to it's needed speed.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:22 AM
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I may have missed this in the 50 pages so I apologize if I did. Could someone who has thrown the Tern with 400+ feet D compare it to a few other high speed S-Curve flight pattern discs like the D4, Canon, Bolt, Katana, etc. I own all of those so I'm not picky on the comparison. I'm looking for a hyzer-flip/turnover disc and haven't found anything I love yet. I play in AZ with long wide open holes and yes I can realistically throw over 400 consistently since you almost have to here to compete in any level Advanced+ (anyone who watched the Memorial knows why). I use to throw a Star Vulcan for this type of shot but it got beat in too much and I couldn't trust it to ever come back if I threw a big turnover shot. I want something I can turnover for 350+ then have it slowly fade out for the last 50+ feet. Hope this helps explain what I am looking for since the Tern sounds interesting. Thanks
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:31 AM
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^ if you don't mind it's shallowness I think you'll love it.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:56 AM
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I may have missed this in the 50 pages so I apologize if I did. Could someone who has thrown the Tern with 400+ feet D compare it to a few other high speed S-Curve flight pattern discs like the D4, Canon, Bolt, Katana, etc. I own all of those so I'm not picky on the comparison. I'm looking for a hyzer-flip/turnover disc and haven't found anything I love yet. I play in AZ with long wide open holes and yes I can realistically throw over 400 consistently since you almost have to here to compete in any level Advanced+ (anyone who watched the Memorial knows why). I use to throw a Star Vulcan for this type of shot but it got beat in too much and I couldn't trust it to ever come back if I threw a big turnover shot. I want something I can turnover for 350+ then have it slowly fade out for the last 50+ feet. Hope this helps explain what I am looking for since the Tern sounds interesting. Thanks
I've been throwing champ and metal flake terns. Basically, you have to meet this disc halfway depending on what form your comfortable with. Coming from an ultimate background, I think this disc is KILLER for guys who've transitioned over, and feel comfortable popping up a hyze-flip 20-40' up into the air. You really have to know how to play glide over speed; and it's cool you get the speed component to fire up if you don't over-work it. I'd say it flies similar to Valks and Sidwinders in this regard. Thrown flat and low with a lot of power, it turns over and doesn't have the HSS to pull out of it.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:39 AM
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I've been throwing champ and metal flake terns. Basically, you have to meet this disc halfway depending on what form your comfortable with. Coming from an ultimate background, I think this disc is KILLER for guys who've transitioned over, and feel comfortable popping up a hyze-flip 20-40' up into the air. You really have to know how to play glide over speed; and it's cool you get the speed component to fire up if you don't over-work it. I'd say it flies similar to Valks and Sidwinders in this regard. Thrown flat and low with a lot of power, it turns over and doesn't have the HSS to pull out of it.
Great explanation of the Tern right there. Players should also try it as a long distance roller. Goes forever.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:50 AM
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i saw this post from innova over at the pdga discussion board. so star terns scoming soon

"The Tern is a long range driver. We are making two types of Terns. Champion Terns will be released next year around February, I believe. Champion's flight ratings are: 12,6,-2,2. Star's ratings will be more terny and less reterny. Star's flight ratings will be 12,6,-3,1. Star will be more appropriate for lower power player and Champion will be more appropriate for higher power players. Star will probably be released a few weeks before or after Champion."
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:09 PM
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I've only thrown mine a few times but hit the pole on the first throw. I'm sold, it feels like a longer Valk or Beast.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:13 PM
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From the Innova Website

[12|6|-4|1] for the Star version and [12|6|-2|2] for the Champion model.
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:02 PM
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star stamp is not a "proto", it's an initial limited release. It is the same production run as the stock stamp. There are simply a limited amount of them available with that stamp.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:08 PM
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star stamp is not a "proto", it's an initial limited release. It is the same production run as the stock stamp. There are simply a limited amount of them available with that stamp.
Its a PROTOSTAR its for the first run, which is the same as the first run of stock stamp but with out all the guessing on if its a first run
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