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Old 07-14-2013, 07:50 PM
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Shock vs Firebird

I already have like 12 molds in my bag, so I'd like to possibly be able to just use one of the discs as opposed to having both molds in the bag.

How similar in flight are these two discs, the shock and the firebird? I've never thrown a shock for the record..

The firebird is obviously pretty beefy and even more so in the heavier weights. How does a star firebird beat in, and would it be somewhat similar to the shock?

The idea is for either the firebird or shock to be used as my fairway into some decent winds and still have some reliable fade at the end, something more than what I'd get out of the teebirds.
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:51 PM
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They are fairly similar with the FB being more OS and fading earlier. I get easier D from a Shock. Both have no issues in headwinds.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:05 PM
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The shock is just so $.
It has all the wind fighting ability of the FB but with a much more forward finish and longer D potential (at least for me).
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:11 PM
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Yeah, its sounding like ill just have to give one a try.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:38 PM
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The Firebird is more OS & has less forward fade than the Shock. You really can't go wrong with either but whatever you choose get a Champ style plastic so it stays stable for longer.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:46 PM
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Just wait for a proton shock
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:49 PM
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Is the shock annoyingly shallow grip like the volt?
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:53 PM
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Comfortably shallow for me!!!
I have slightly small hands and they are $ for me.
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:24 PM
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I suppose the firebird FL would be a better comparison to the shock?
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Old 07-14-2013, 10:53 PM
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well if you throw thumbers there is no replacement for the firechicken
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