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Old 04-03-2016, 09:55 PM
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Having thrown a Champ Ape (meathook), and a Blizzard Ape(nicely stable). I threw my new DX Ape today for the first time - 171 grams, and wow, it turned and burned worse than a new Z Xpress I was throwing alonside it for testing purposes. I ended up hit some bleachers and got a huge gash on the rim.

I was quite surprised by the performance of this disc, in a bad way.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:07 PM
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I dug into my local PIASs Innova shipment yeaterday and got a Star Ape I liked the look of( and a purple metal flake Roc3) and I had half off a third so I threw in a a DX Ape with a cool copper stamp, I like the feel but even after just a few tosses I do think it is vastly more understable.

They remind me of some of the second run Apes that had a droopy wing and flew like less glidy Tern. Which isn't a terrible disc but it's certainly no Ape.

Plastic was okay for me as far as a DX driver goes. Don't expect a super long lifespans from that type of disc but I was hoping it would be more HSS.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:25 PM
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Well, I was hoping for a lifespan longer than 2 throws.

I just didn't have the beef I was hoping for, and hoping to beat in. I think/hope it was a freak.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:29 PM
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Rofl DX plastic. 'Nuff said.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:38 PM
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Bleachers can be a punk for seasoning discs. I've had them chunk Champ and Z plastic much less DX.

Really thinking the Star might wear into a bomber though.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:40 PM
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A stable mold in Champ will sometimes be more OS than an OS mold in DX. Want beef? Avoid baseline hahahaha.
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Old 04-03-2016, 10:50 PM
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That is a true statement^ the Champ Ape in the early and recent runs are a beautiful thing(the second run I think was pretty rough).

The good ones that I have are nearly 5 years old and still beautifully beefy.
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A stable mold in Champ will sometimes be more OS than an OS mold in DX. Want beef? Avoid baseline hahahaha.
Amen brother!
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Old 04-03-2016, 11:03 PM
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Teebirds, Thunderbirds, and Firebirds are just fine in DX.

Why not an Ape?
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Teebirds, Thunderbirds, and Firebirds are just fine in DX.

Why not an Ape?
Thrown a dx firebird lately? Latest runs have been garbage. Shameful.
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