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Old 05-29-2014, 03:44 PM
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Drone or Hornet

I have been reading drone and hornet threads but noe seem to fit my criteria. I'm a fairly light thrower meaning I don't get a ton of distance. So I was wondering which of these two mids would better fit my Rhbh style for short par threes that have to curve around some trees. There are a few at my local course that u can't see the basket and there is a path in the trees at a big hyzer angle. I threw my roc and it didn't fade left fast enough and went in the trees. The whole was about 220 feet.

I know the drone is super overstable but in its profile it is for advanced players and I'm not advanced so I'm not sure if I could throw it correctly.
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:48 PM
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Go with the hornet.

For me, it's more comfortable in the hand. Better rim feel and they're usually nice and supple. Once you use the hornet for a bit, it will be an amazing os glide machine.
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:49 PM
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The drone in ESP FLX plastic is wonderful for me in the wind. I don't reach for it very often at all, but it will turn fast and hard for you all the way to the ground. You can't beat a max weight drone in the aforementioned plastic to fight the wind.
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:49 PM
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Which courses and which holes?
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:09 PM
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I never clicked with the Hornet. It wasn't a dependable disc for me. The Drone is money, but I love throwing Firebirds and Zones. Your mileage may vary.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:25 PM
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The Drone is like a Firebird in mid form, all it knows how to do is fade hard with little to no glide. The Hornet is like a Roc OS, overstable yet still glides very well.

If you need immediate fade grab a Drone, if you need it to glide a bit and cover some distance grab a Hornet.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:28 PM
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Which courses and which holes?
Lippold in crystal lake, hole 8 and 11.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:30 PM
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These are both power dampening low glide discs. I'd take your favorite stable mid and tilt the inner edge down on a bit of a hyzer angle and let your disc glide to the basket rather than trying to muscle one of those others on a flat release.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:42 PM
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Would Buzzz, comet, and drone be the best combo?
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:52 PM
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Lippold in crystal lake, hole 8 and 11.
On 8 I either throw my Ion or a Buzzz, I try to give them some height with some hyzer. I play for the easy 3 and sometimes I get the 2. You could even try skipping a Teebird around the corner.

Do you mean hole 12? Hole 11 runs down the path, I use a stable Teebird for that hole, used to throw a Wraith when I couldn't throw as far. Hole 12 is the ~140' U shaped hole. On 12 I throw a stable putter(Ion) on a really high hyzer, I try to aim up at as high as I can, shot will be 30+ feet high at the top. I usually get pretty close to the basket, and when I screw up it ends up out to the right in the patch of weeds so I still have a look at the basket. I don't think an overstable mid will get you enough right to left movement for this hole. You should try using your Anode or Buzzz.
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