Thread: [Westside] Westside Giant
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by oldmandiscer View Post
I think that is generally true, however I think getting in the ballpark helps too. I maybe once a month or so get that high wind and I struggle to have enough beef. I do have some beefy discs like the Stiletto which does alright, same with the Rask. I don't like the feel of either very much though. So I am still searching out other options.

I think that flattish and high speed is the key. I also tried a Star Destroyer which was a little domier and it didn't work. It turned and burned.

Let's say I throw 55 mph. Now add a 30 mph headwind and we have an airspeed on the disc of 85 mph. Funny downwind that would translate to a 25 mph airspeed. Better throw something slower and flippy!
I donít generally like to post my videos on here, but this may be helpful since conditions are closer to what you are facing. You can see me clearly struggle at times to keep the Destroyer, Zeus and others in the air. But the I had some very promising throws with others.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c924Nwo8vxo&t=8s
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