Old 05-23-2009, 01:04 AM
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I humbly suggest the Teerex's slower cousin-Teebird!
great forehander- as is a Valk, no offense to either disc, just personal choice, also of late my Monarch has been quite straight as a forehander, its champ just wearing in.
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Old 05-23-2009, 02:07 AM
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About as fast and less stable without being flippy, the Wraith.
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Old 05-23-2009, 02:41 AM
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I started throwing just FH. Teerex is a prettty extreme disc to start with. Def think less overstable and/or slower would be the way to go. However, since he actually likes the Dx Teerex, neutral discs like teebird would probably just flip over on him in a heartbeat, so still need some speed/overstability to crank on with that sidearm snap.
Just as a point of reference, I drive FH with a 170g Pro Wraith. Not quite a teerex, but similar speed at least.

With all that in mind, here are some other good discs to try.

DX Viking- flys straight with a small, predictable fade at the end. Less S than a wraith. Champion version fades much harder at end of flight. This disc does not like to S curve.

Viper-still overstable, but slower. The more you beat it in, the straighter it will fly

Or perhaps an Orc or starfire

Keep in mind hes used to a dsic that has no High speed turnover, and significant amt of low speed fade, so the key should be replicating that in a lower speeds/lower fades, which should lead to a striaght flight. Many discs mentioned, like the Beast & Valkyrie all tend to S-curve due to turnover, which is not what he likes about the teerex, im guessing, so switching to a beast would be a totally different animal, methinks
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Old 05-23-2009, 02:47 AM
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Get him a bunch of different type of discs from locals (used) and let him decide.
(open field throws)

Saves a lot of time and money.

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Old 05-23-2009, 04:11 AM
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Default old t-bird

the straightest disc I have ever thrown was an old t-bird. Everything was faded away on it except for part of the word innova and at the top it said ultra long straight driver. I just purchased 10 brand new regular t-birds and am throwing nothing but them. If someone looked in my bag they would think "man this dude likes t-birds a little to much." second place is my number 4 driver by lightning. I gave my #4 to a pro to throw and he put so much on it that it curved to the right instead of finishing to the left.
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:17 AM
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About as fast and less stable without being flippy, the Wraith.
This or the orc if he has the arm speed, if not then the teebird.
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Old 05-23-2009, 10:23 AM
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Like many others here I would suggest the Teebird. I also started with a TeeRex and throw RHFH. I started with that disc because a buddy gave it to me when I was just starting out. I switched back to the Teebird and have found it to be more consistent and almost as long off the tee. He might also have OAT issues and throwing a slower disc (Teebird) would help identify this problem.
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Old 05-29-2009, 04:12 AM
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get him an understable driver and have him use that until he develops the power needed to throw an overstable disc like the tee rex correctly
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