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Old 08-23-2019, 12:32 PM
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Hey everyone, just looking for suggestions for a great FH driver. I already have an FD2 Royal Rage and it's just about as perfect of a disc as you could ask for a FH throw as far as feel goes. So I'm looking to add a speed 10-12 disc, that feels and fits the hand almost the same, but just has more speed to throw farther. I usually only like Discmania, MVP, Axiom, and Lat 64 discs, but always willing to look at other brands.

Want something with the FD2 feel, flat top, thin overall, thin/flat wing shape, and no sharp edges underneath the disc. Would like it to have some tiny amount of HS turn, but not much. Also, don't want a ton of hard fade at the end. Something that if thrown well, goes mostly straight or just a tad of turn, then rides that line straight most of the way, with a reliable/always going to happen fade, but soft. Nothing with a hard fade right. And just for reference, I throw my control drivers speed 9 around 380 or so. I'm still learning the game and don't have a super repeatable throw yet, but it's getting better each day now. This disc will also act as my only disc above speed 9 for now, and be my OS/windy BH driver as well. Thanks
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Old 08-23-2019, 12:45 PM
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Check out the Wraith. It's not very overstable, has good glide and gets really good distance. It has some glide in its fade as well, it doesnt just dump hard. I recommend the Star plastic, it's the same plastic as Discmania's S-line.
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Old 08-23-2019, 12:51 PM
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Some great ones exist in this range, the Motion is nice and flat and will go very far for a not super fast disc. Fireball is good too, but may not go as far as a motion might.

Scythe, Wraith and Phase could also be worth a look depending on how you throw.
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Old 08-23-2019, 12:54 PM
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Check out the Doombird3 (FD3) run from Discmania right now. It's only a 9 speed, but I'm getting about 40 more feet with it over my Royal Rage's on a forehand line.

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Old 08-23-2019, 12:58 PM
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OLF, 1.9 scorpius, sword.

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Old 08-23-2019, 01:02 PM
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Check out the Wraith. It's not very overstable, has good glide and gets really good distance. It has some glide in its fade as well, it doesnt just dump hard. I recommend the Star plastic, it's the same plastic as Discmania's S-line.
Thanks for the tip. I already have a Prism Insanity though. Basically a very similar disc to the Wraith. But that Wraith is too domey for what I'm looking for.

The Wraith/Insanity are killer S line discs right now for me! It's probably my farthest disc. That and my Krait go about the same distance and get a nice controlled line when I throw them well. Thanks
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Old 08-23-2019, 01:11 PM
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Thanks for the tip. I already have a Prism Insanity though. Basically a very similar disc to the Wraith. But that Wraith is too domey for what I'm looking for.

The Wraith/Insanity are killer S line discs right now for me! It's probably my farthest disc. That and my Krait go about the same distance and get a nice controlled line when I throw them well. Thanks

In what world are an understable 9 speed and an overstable 11 speed at all similar??

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Old 08-23-2019, 01:15 PM
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probably in the pro wraith world i guess
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Old 08-23-2019, 01:22 PM
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If an Insanity is flying like a Wraith for you, you probably would benefit more from form work than a faster disc, but what do I know?

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