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Old 10-03-2014, 11:25 AM
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Default SALIENT Discs - Lock Jaw (Lid)

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Lock Jaw is a traditional lid style putt and approach disc that classic frisbee throwers will love. The grooved rings on the flight plate make for an easy grip and neutral flight path. Great for approaches that land flat on the green or for a warm up catch disc before a tournament round. A disc anyone can enjoy.
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Got a new Salient Lock Jaw (Yikun Claws) in the mail today. It's definitely got a fatter, shallower rim that isn't as vertical (don't want to say "a little beveled"). I like how the disc gets fatter where the rim meets the flightplate too. It's a little weird, but it makes it a little easier to grip. It's also flat whereas I only have domey Polecats. Can't wait to give it a toss.


I agree with Tbirds initial review and have nothing really to add at this point until throwing it. Feels great though and curious to see how stable it is. Karbon plastic seems the same as the flat line though which definitely needs some firming up.
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:29 AM
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Too lazy to look it up... How big is the diameter? Similar to a polecat or more like a traditional lid? Could I fit one comfortably in my Grip?
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:34 AM
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More Polecat than Zephyr, diameter-wise, for sure.

I got some more throws in with this guy, and it laughed at the mild headwind it faced. I would've taken a little extra care with throwing the Polecat. Out to 200', it wouldn't turn and will fade back pretty strong. I haven't thrown a Piranha to say it compares, but it's more overstable than any of the Polecats and Rattlers I've thrown while still having a ton of glide. I really like this mold. The rim doesn't feel nearly as odd as it was in my impression anymore, and, being shallower, it fits my hands better. I'm still not sure it'll boot Polecats from my bag, but I'm looking forward to having a lid-like putter showdown.
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:41 AM
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very nice .. always gots love for more lid type molds
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:49 AM
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Got mine in yesterday, never threw a lid (I don't think). So it'll be a fun experience for me. I'll have this wrapped up in a video review (with all the others) by next weekend.
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Old 10-03-2014, 12:57 PM
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I'm not usually a lid fan but this thing has a sweet stamp.
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Old 10-03-2014, 01:00 PM
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Weird. The claws I threw had nowhere near the stability of a fresh dx polecat. maybe it is the different plastic?
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Weird. The claws I threw had nowhere near the stability of a fresh dx polecat. maybe it is the different plastic?
I'm guessing you threw one in Yikun's plastic? I haven't thrown any of their molds in their plastic to be able to help. I was surprised at the stability of mine though after your review saying it wasn't as overstable. I was expecting to compare it to a Sonic in fact.

I wonder what you'll experience if you try the Lock Jaw.
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Old 10-03-2014, 01:43 PM
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First Salient release I've been interested in. I'd like to try this puppy out.
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Old 10-03-2014, 02:23 PM
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If Salient hasn't modified the mold (which they havent) the Lock Jaw should fly just like the Claws, or at least damn close. Maybe you just got a fluke?
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