#11  
Old 03-06-2019, 07:59 PM
Stable's Avatar
Stable Stable is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: NC
Years Playing: 15.7
Courses Played: 32
Posts: 2,947
Niced 668 Times in 406 Posts
Default

Best - I've always loved the name Wraith. The DX stamp is incredible too. Wish it was standard on production Star Wraiths.

Worst - Going to say Roach even though I love throwing my Big Z. This was an awful marketing mistake for such a good mold. They should have just renamed it the Luna & sat back to watch it be the best selling putter out there.

I dislike all of Dynamic's names. The whole legal system theme is just not my idea of cool.

Innova has so many great animal names like Shark, Wolf, Eagle etc.
Sponsored Links

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-06-2019, 08:11 PM
nrihan nrihan is offline
Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: PacNorWest
Years Playing: 11.5
Courses Played: 58
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 626
Niced 115 Times in 61 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stable View Post

Innova has so many great animal names like Shark, Wolf, Eagle etc.
Wolf. Great name. Terrible disc lmao

Niced: (3)
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-06-2019, 08:13 PM
Twmccoy Twmccoy is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Littleton, CO
Posts: 2,252
Niced 747 Times in 583 Posts
Default

Best names: Boss, Nuke, Beast, Orc, Buzzz, Cannon, Octane, Mayhem, Surge, Destiny, King, Sword, Firestorm, Buzzz, Wasp, Punisher, Gladiator, Halo, Cutlass, Stiletto, Dagger, Musket, Pharaoh, Slayer, Wizard, Captain, Sheriff, Defender, Torrent, Tsunami, Hellfire, Outlaw, Scorpius, Vanish.


Worst names: Wombat, Kite, Foxbat, Wedge, Skeeter, Makani, Rat, Griffin, Cro, Bullfrog, Whale, Pig, Dart, Coupe, Hawg, Polecat, Wedge, Groove, Thrasher, Mantis, Vulture, Zombee, Flow, Beetle, Valley, Onyx, Ibex, Trak.

Innova seems to lead the way with really bad/stupid disc names.

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-06-2019, 08:31 PM
F.Luke F.Luke is offline
Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: the left hand world
Years Playing: 23.5
Courses Played: 65
Posts: 920
Niced 674 Times in 324 Posts
Default

Best=Omega
Worst=Lockjaw
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-06-2019, 08:52 PM
F. Howl's Avatar
F. Howl F. Howl is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Los Angeles
Years Playing: 10.7
Courses Played: 31
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 2,030
Niced 1,205 Times in 656 Posts
Default

DGA's Hooker is by far ....the best name.


Last edited by F. Howl; 03-06-2019 at 08:55 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 03-06-2019, 09:08 PM
SD86's Avatar
SD86 SD86 is online now
I'm With Her
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA
Courses Played: 8
Posts: 9,330
Niced 2,294 Times in 1,688 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Suspect View Post
Love the Firebird name.

Hate the Compass name.
Now that you mention it, I don't really like 'Compass' or 'Explorer' names, either...
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 03-06-2019, 09:08 PM
Casey 1988 Casey 1988 is online now
Shun the frumious Bandersnatch!
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Pierre, South Dakota, USA
Years Playing: 16.7
Courses Played: 25
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 5,167
Niced 893 Times in 742 Posts
Default

Worst name is Wahoo, Sounds like sound one makes on an amusement ride. That and Impact, sounds like that OOP disc was made to hit trees and I use said mold. Stalker OOP sounds like a person stalking another either in a investigative or spy manor. Also stalking in a ex of any kind including business partner. Rubber Putter is also deceitful as some people who have never seen the mold in person or online think it will be a disc like the Viberam stuff, close in a rubbery plastic but not rubber.

Best is the modern system that Lighting (when a company) made for the discs as thy have the name of what the disc does and Stamp shows kind of what the disc is supposed to do from a power player but only on the amazing modern baseline plastic with duPont in it. The 2 flaws are 1. a premium plastic was not made or if it was it was way to late to catch up to the other companies and 2. The Lightening company did not make a disc faster then a speed 8 about that until 2008 or 2009 and when speed 11 discs came out Lightning with the slower speeds was getting left behind. Now the company is gone but I just hope that GGGT has kept its promise of making molds once a particular mold is all sold out.

Last edited by Casey 1988; 03-06-2019 at 09:13 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 03-06-2019, 09:37 PM
teemkey's Avatar
teemkey teemkey is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Courses Played: 39
Posts: 2,552
Niced 534 Times in 260 Posts
Default

I remember Vibram's slogan for their new driver: "Just tell them you laced it." Then they named the US version the Unlace. What should I say?

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 03-06-2019, 09:56 PM
BogeyNoMore's Avatar
BogeyNoMore BogeyNoMore is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Walled Lake, MI
Years Playing: 15.7
Courses Played: 330
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 10,129
Niced 2,656 Times in 1,272 Posts
Default

Never liked Roach.
Thought the Westside Pine was dumb... I don't want a disc named for a tree.


Quest AT had some of the worst names out there:
T-bone, Backbone, Double D...

But they also the 100m Lazer and 10m Brick.
Never thrown either of 'em, but loved the names.
Reply With Quote
 

  #20  
Old 03-06-2019, 09:56 PM
aphilso1's Avatar
aphilso1 aphilso1 is offline
Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Nebraska
Years Playing: 2.4
Courses Played: 27
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 826
Niced 500 Times in 309 Posts
Default

Wizard is hands down the best name. I really really wanted to love Wizards just for the name and awesome stamp options alone. Unfortunately, me and deep dish putters don't get along.

I do also really like most names in the Daredevil Discs line. Yeti, Sasquatch, and Big Foot are awesome distance driver names. Also really like some of their midrange names like Caribou, Moose, an Grizzly.

As for worst, Lightning Discs' are all pretty stupid. #1 Hyzer, #1 Flyer, etc. Never trust someone who names their products "#1 ___."

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Best/Worst of the PDGA Discs mavsfan Discs 23 04-30-2015 02:24 AM
Win a free Patriot, just suggest a few discs names. Ends February 17th lion Discs 307 03-03-2013 08:32 AM
Question about disc names and when discs were introduced conch cruiser Discs 8 03-10-2011 08:23 AM
Disc #46: Worst to First simply best offer gets the discs in 24hrs elnino The Marketplace 5 09-15-2010 02:04 PM
How to ID discs with no model names printed? harpsm General Disc Golf Chat 13 09-13-2008 07:12 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.