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Forum: Discs 01-27-2020, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Twmccoy
Well, with a Firebird you want beefy and...

Well, with a Firebird you want beefy and glideless.

With a Tern I want absolute max distance and the best glide possible. Glow plastic works well in some molds, not so well in others.

I also...
Forum: Discs 01-23-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,662
Posted By Twmccoy
Especially since it has the same flight numbers...

Especially since it has the same flight numbers as the Starfire or PD.
Forum: Discs 01-18-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 171,584
Posted By Twmccoy
Innova already makes a driver with those exact...

Innova already makes a driver with those exact numbers..... the Starfire! Only they would do something like this.

Kinda like with the Thunderbird and Savant.

I appreciate the need to keep...
Forum: Discs 01-17-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By Twmccoy
Freedom is flat garbage. Even if you hyzerflip it...

Freedom is flat garbage. Even if you hyzerflip it the disc will most likely turn and burn. The Freedom is really long, but extremely hard to get on a good distance line. All the thing wants to do is...
Forum: Discs 01-17-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,025
Posted By Twmccoy
I'd say Thunderbird. Same flight as a Teebird,...

I'd say Thunderbird. Same flight as a Teebird, but a bit more distance. It can be used as a fairway or distance driver.
Forum: Discs 01-16-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 30,381
Posted By Twmccoy
2020 longest discs

I'm not going to start a new thread on this, but I'll just list what are currently my longest discs. Some things change in a couple years, and some don't.

1: G* Shryke. This disc was at the top of...
Forum: Discs 01-16-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 30,381
Posted By Twmccoy
I agree on the Mamba. I don't throw them often,...

I agree on the Mamba. I don't throw them often, and they don't really suit my game. However, they are probably the longest speed 11 disc I know of. Every once in a while in the field I'll take a...
Forum: Discs 01-10-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 105,143
Posted By Twmccoy
I used to bag a max weight Augusta CFR Wraith...

I used to bag a max weight Augusta CFR Wraith about 10 years ago. Great disc. Probably the best Wraith I own. Really mellow. Great glide, and it holds the high speed turn for a long time. Gradual...
Forum: Discs 01-10-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 154,494
Posted By Twmccoy
Flippy, but super long. Don't throw it into a...

Flippy, but super long. Don't throw it into a headwind. G* Shrykes are really fun, but not always the most consistent. They take a little while to learn.

Be patient with that disc and practice...
Forum: Discs 01-05-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 388,798
Posted By Twmccoy
Well, Innova does emboss the name of the mold on...

Well, Innova does emboss the name of the mold on the disc now. Not really an excuse for an "accident" of putting the wrong stamp on all those discs.

Honestly, Innova should just stop making the...
Forum: Discs 12-31-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,031
Posted By Twmccoy
I've probably thrown at least 10 Sheriffs. All...

I've probably thrown at least 10 Sheriffs. All plastics. Fuzions are the longest, by far. Some of them are super understable and will flip hard if thrown flat. Lucid Sheriffs are better if you're...
Forum: Discs 12-27-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,031
Posted By Twmccoy
I don't currently have a Raider in the bag, but...

I don't currently have a Raider in the bag, but that might change. If I bagged a Raider it would be taking the place of my Torrent, Boss, or Nuke. IMO the Raider flies like all 3 of those, but with a...
Forum: Discs 12-26-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,599
Posted By Twmccoy
Side by side with a Raider the Pharaoh wasn't...

Side by side with a Raider the Pharaoh wasn't quite keeping up. I liked the Raider better. It went about 10' further consistently, and seemed to penetrate better. For whatever reason the Pharaoh...
Forum: Discs 12-25-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,031
Posted By Twmccoy
Raider

Threw my 2nd Raider last weekend. Fuzion 173g. My other Raider is Fuzion 168g.

Obviously the 5 gram weight difference is noticeable when you throw. The 173 Raider has just a bit less high speed...
Forum: Discs 12-25-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 105,143
Posted By Twmccoy
If you want a Wraith type disc, but a hair...

If you want a Wraith type disc, but a hair flippier, try an Archon. They fly really well. You won't have to go super light to get that flight out of it either.

The Mystere might also be a disc you...
Forum: Discs 12-24-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,937
Posted By Twmccoy
Its kinda hard to call a Dragon disappointing. I...

Its kinda hard to call a Dragon disappointing. I mean, what would anyone seriously expect out of that thing? The only positive attribute of the mold is that it floats. I found the Dragon to be...
Forum: Discs 12-24-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,937
Posted By Twmccoy
I agree it stinks to fall in love with a certain...

I agree it stinks to fall in love with a certain mold in a very specific type plastic.... and then have a manufacturer stop producing said plastic. Innova's good at that. Their champion and star...
Forum: Discs 12-22-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,668
Posted By Twmccoy
Knight

I know this thread is old, but I think the Knight is worth talking about after what I saw today. I had never seen or thrown a Knight before. The one I have is Gold line (?). Disc is white and looks...
Forum: Discs 12-22-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,752
Posted By Twmccoy
Wysocki Destroyer

OK, here we go.... threw my 168g Wysocki star Destroyer for the first time today.... my thoughts:

This thing is NOTHING like a McBeth Destroyer... at all. It doesn't look, feel, or fly the same....
Forum: Discs 12-22-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,599
Posted By Twmccoy
Pharaoh

Threw my first Pharaoh today. Disc is 175g, metal flake champion glow. Here are my thoughts:

Very domey. Huge dome on this disc. I guess it reminds me of a Shryke just looking at it. Wide rim of...
Forum: Discs 12-18-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,157
Posted By Twmccoy
I throw 450' on a good day, and the Tern and...

I throw 450' on a good day, and the Tern and Shryke are still probably my 2 longest molds. Not necessarily the most accurate, but the longest most consistently.

The longest speed 9 discs I think...
Forum: Discs 12-16-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,863
Views: 222,285
Posted By Twmccoy
I've thrown a couple beat, flippy Z Flicks. They...

I've thrown a couple beat, flippy Z Flicks. They aren't at all impressive for distance. They have a wild S curve flight, but don't glide well enough to really go far. When Flicks fade, they drop to...
Forum: Discs 12-14-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 30,381
Posted By Twmccoy
You ever tried a 150g McBeth star Destroyer? It...

You ever tried a 150g McBeth star Destroyer? It sounds like a wimpy disc in such a light weight.... until you throw it. That disc takes pretty much all the arm I have to turn. Thing is, it holds the...
Forum: Discs 12-09-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 305,884
Posted By Twmccoy
You and everyone else here. Unintelligible...

You and everyone else here. Unintelligible gibberish.
Forum: Discs 12-05-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 388,798
Posted By Twmccoy
Its a marketing ploy to dupe people into dropping...

Its a marketing ploy to dupe people into dropping $30 for a disc that usually costs $18. You're basically getting a Thunderbird with a Savant stamp.
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