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Old 10-04-2016, 07:36 PM
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Default What's your go-to for thumbers?

I need a good disc for throwin' thumbers, what's y'alls favorite when it's hammer time?
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:54 PM
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Any overstable driver should work but it depends on what you want to do.

Here is zenbot's OH Rant: Copy and Pasted for your perusal.

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There is conventional wisdom that can help you with disc selection. I don't subscribe to the theory that you should only use overstable discs.


Overstable discs will complete their turn more slowly. This increases the amount of time the disc is parallel to the ground which keeps it in the air longer.

Less stable discs complete their turn more quickly. Less distance but I find them to be more accurate as the disc starts falling to the ground quicker and is less influenced by wind and variances in your release angle.


One other note is that if you're throwing an understable thumber you need to aim slightly more left of the target than you would with an overstable disc. (Assuming you're throwing RH)

To get you started the Firebird is a very popular disc for overhand. I use mine for distance thumbers and a Teebird for shorter shots. Keep in mind that overhand shots are rough on discs. I recommend premium plastic.
To read more about thumbers and tomahawks here's some other threads you might enjoy...but you don't have to take my word for it.





Why overstable for OH?
Thumber disc poll
OH distance
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Thumber Tips
Whats your favorite overhand disc?
Tomahawk vs. Thumber
Overhand Throws: Does discing down still apply?
What was your overhand disc of 2010?
Thumber disc?
Thumber/tohahawk thing...
Disc Selection for Overhand Shots
best tomahawk/ overhand driver?
thumbers - good discs to buy
Overhand disc
What is the best overhand disc?
Favorite Tomahawk Disc?
Trying to incorporate the Tomahawk into my game.
Help: Overhand throws.
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mid or putter thumbers?

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Old 10-04-2016, 08:01 PM
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Old 10-04-2016, 08:07 PM
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You might be surprised just how good the Panther is with thumbers, and rollers as well. My Pink Panthers are a bit on the overstable side, which might be reason for this, but they work.

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Old 10-04-2016, 08:45 PM
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Thumber is actually my best throw. I can put my 12x champion Firebird out there pretty far. I used to swear by my star Teebird for thumber till I tried the Firebird.
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Effing cheaters.
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TeeBirds make for great accurate thumbers.
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Effing cheaters.
Is FH cheating too? What about rollers?
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Is FH cheating too? What about rollers?
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Old 10-04-2016, 09:19 PM
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I use a champ Viper
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