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Old 11-22-2013, 09:45 PM
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Pro FX? XG-FX?...cold weather overstable driver?

I know they make Firebirds in Pro but it's the FL mold.

I am not looking for speed overstable.

I want a grippy cold weather overstable driver and can't find one..I don't have the luxury of fondling much if any plastic in person so gummy Star FBs are kinda out the window for the moment. It doesn't have to be a Firebird but am not sure which direction to go in. I like the old mold Predators [Tsunami] but they don't come in FLX or SP-flex...just SP (and other less overstable plastics). Can't stand that "bead" like knife at the bottom of the current Pred. Flick/Giant/Xcal/Max/Stiletto/xXx/Monster/NukeOS/Villian/Ape all don't offer a soft plastic

I see herodiscusa has 150class R-Pro Xcals...has anybody seen let alone thrown one of these?


I feel this is a tough question to answer and the only thing coming to mind would be SP-flex Hurricanes which I have little to no experience with. From what I remember the Hurricane is similar to a "Force SS." Anyone care to correct me there?
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Old 11-22-2013, 11:25 PM
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You could always go with a good ol dx firebird or whippet
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Old 11-22-2013, 11:34 PM
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Have you ever tried a Latitude 64 Gold Line Trident. When you first get one the top will be a little stiff,but after it's worn in a bit the top becomes very soft and very grippy.

It's pretty dang grippy even when brand new.

I feel like this puppy is an often overlooked disc because of where it's listed as a 5 speed disc on the Latitude Website. It is not,it is for sure a speed 7 Fairway driver.

Very good in the wind,Very easy Forehands,get out of trouble shots,thumbers,tommies and these crazy looking C shaped hyzers that just bring a smile to your face when you need it.

I may be biased because I use one,but this is by far my favorite overstable driver I have ever used. This is coming from a Firebird user for lots of years.
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Old 11-22-2013, 11:57 PM
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You could always go with a good ol dx firebird or whippet
Thanks, I've owned them in the past and they just don't hold the overstability long. I have no problem with DX or other baseline plastic being in my bag but for beef it doesn't cut it. I play a lot of woods and have a decent arm

@UncleMatt - I too appreciate your comment, GL is unfortunately far down on my list of favorite plastics. I'm looking for something that even after stiffening up in the cold is still not rigid - throwing a bomb hurts with cold hard plastic!
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:34 AM
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Thanks, I've owned them in the past and they just don't hold the overstability long. I have no problem with DX or other baseline plastic being in my bag but for beef it doesn't cut it. I play a lot of woods and have a decent arm

@UncleMatt - I too appreciate your comment, GL is unfortunately far down on my list of favorite plastics. I'm looking for something that even after stiffening up in the cold is still not rigid - throwing a bomb hurts with cold hard plastic!
I know what you mean man. My ESP and Z plastics in my bag can be a pain when I'm throwing in the cold. They are the worse.
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Old 11-23-2013, 02:27 AM
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Flx hurricanes are often nukeos overstable. Regular sp hurricanes are like forces.
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Old 11-23-2013, 02:58 AM
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Flex hurricanes are meat hooks. They would definitely fill the role you are looking for. Much more over stable than typical hurricanes.
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Old 11-23-2013, 05:33 AM
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E Blazes are pretty soft and grippy and hold up well. Also, the F1 comes in 300-series plastic which is Pro-like plastic. The ones I've fondled weren't very soft/flexible but they were very very grippy.
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Old 11-23-2013, 05:52 AM
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Perhaps an E spirit? Some runs are very soft and grippy.
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FLX Hurricanes??? I've never heard of such a thing! Where do I get one?!?
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