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Old 09-27-2013, 08:55 AM
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What do you use? windy day tunnel shot

on non windy days i typically throw a beat sidewinder, beat stalker, somewhat beat flx buzz or meteor depending on the hole. however ive recently been playing a lot of windy days and i find my self throwing a nice neutral stalker but with not much success. also for windy shots i typically use a firebird, ti stalker, ti wasp but the fade on the end could leave me with a unfavorable lie in a tunnel shot.

just wondering what everyones trick to keeping a nice straight line in a tunnel with high wind is
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:57 AM
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The Shock handles wind quite nicely.
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:58 AM
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The trick is to match the fade against the wind. Maybe something with less severe fade, say an Eagle-L or a TL?
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:00 AM
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The Shock handles wind quite nicely.
i feel as if the shock would fade too much in a tunnel? i could be wrong ive never thrown one
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:04 AM
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Shorter holes into a headwind, I really like my Bio Suspect.

Longer holes, either a Star Orc or Fuzion Trespass.
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:10 AM
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i feel as if the shock would fade too much in a tunnel? i could be wrong ive never thrown one
Well, you said "high wind." To be honest, I usually throw my FR Amp into headwinds, but I'm not sure how strong of a wind you mean.
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:11 AM
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Hyzer flip the crap out of that beat disc into the wind to keep it from turning over. It should be straigher for you. Either way you look at it though it's kind of a difficult shot
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:15 AM
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I'm a huge stalker fan (I carry six at all times) and for windy tunnel shots I have found that a lighter weight ti stalker works best. The heavier/max weight ti stalkers can be as stable as any predator, but the lighter ones fly more like teebirds for me, dead straight with bite at the end, and into a headwind they'll just go straight with pretty much no fade at all.

I'm always surprised by how well stalkers hold up in the wind... maybe it has something to do with the bead?
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:23 AM
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It really depends on the direction of the wind & the distance of the hole. If it's a headwind I throw a more overstable disc than if it was calm. On tailwinds I toss a more understable disc than if it was calm. When there's a crosswind I try to match the stability of the disc to the wind. The harder the winds blowing left to right the more overstable of a disc I throw RHBH. On right to left winds I throw RHFH & match how overstable the disc is to how hard the wind is blowing. The reason I throw backhand on left to right winds & forehand on right to left is because the wind blowing against the way the disc wants to fade forces the disc to fly straighter than it would on a calm day. The trick is choosing the correct disc for how hard the wind is blowing. I also rarely throw drivers in the woods or on tunnel shots. I'd rather gain accuracy & lose some distance than end up closer to the hole but end up in the "thick stuff". I throw Rocs & Aviars 95% of the time on tunnel shots but on very long holes once in a great while I may whip out a Teebird.
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:24 AM
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tail wind meteor
head wind nuke
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