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Old 12-11-2012, 07:09 PM
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thumber question

I've been throwing a lot of thumbers lately and have a question. would a lighter, 150 gram disc when thrown as a thumber fly further or shorter than the same type if disc in max weight- as far as max distance goes? thanks
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:19 PM
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Throw an epic if you want distance with your thumber.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:28 PM
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no thanks and not interesting about the epic, I am using eagles and firebirds at max weight and 150 grams but was wondering if one would of further than the other
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:42 PM
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If you have both weights in question, can't you just throw both to find out?
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:58 PM
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Overstable discs take longer to turn and can have more distance potential if you can get them up to operating speed. Lighter discs are easier to get up to operating speed than heavy discs. Experiment with lighter weight overstable discs till you find one that bombs for you.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:45 PM
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wow dpgauthier maybe I would if it wasn't dark at 530, and I was asking for someone with experience throwing thumbers
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:47 PM
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and 2 of my 150 discs are mint and if they won't go further no sense in lowering their values since they are oop
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:55 PM
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Man up, strap a couple lights on the throw em in a field.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:06 PM
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Atleast everyone is so kind about this question.

I have a 150 flick I tried with, I didn't like the way it felt leaving my hand. I like my flick being 169-174g for thumbers. The light one is super effected by wind, and usually on windy days are when I need to get over a tree I shouldn't have landed behind. I'd say leave em mint and keep working on your form with overhand with weights from 165-175g.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:19 PM
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I throw thumbers but I have never thrown a disc lighter than 170 myself. However I have heard from a few of my fellow cheaters that Flat Firebirds in lower weights tend to fly farther when thrown as a thumber.
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