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Old 01-01-2020, 08:53 PM
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Love the nine speed distance drivers. The Viking in particular gets all of my thumber shots. Solid disc
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Old 01-01-2020, 11:45 PM
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I do not see a need for a Viking if I can find in stores a flat top Star Valkyrie that flies the same. I do have a Champion that is more true to the numbers just lacking a tad in glide probably due to my disc being in the Glow Champion plastic. My 2009 Ice Bowl flat top Valkyrie is still OS like a Viking, so I do not need a new disc anytime soon. Once that flat top Star Valkyrie ends up true to the flight path of a Valkyrie I will get a new flat top Star Valkyrie for the slot a Viking would go.
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I've thrown a couple lighter weight ones recently, and they were flippier than I expected. They are DX and in the 160s, so perhaps that was to be expected. However I've thrown similar Valks that in theory should be less stable, that were more stable.

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Old 01-03-2020, 09:15 AM
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I always have a Vike in the bag. I mainly throw it in the woods where I can get a nice straight, glidey flight without a lot of effort. I like the pre flight ones with a smidge of dome the best.

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Old 01-06-2020, 08:33 PM
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I had some time with a new flat 175g Champion Viking earlier. I was throwing it along with a 175g Champion Valkyrie & a beat 166g Thunderbird.

In general it flew as a more stable Valkyrie. Exactly what I wanted it to be. The Viking was still a bit less stable, less glidey & so slightly slower than my beat 166g Thunderbird.

I'm going to keep working with it but I think its what I need. Can't understand why this mold never took off. I'd love to pair it with a Star.

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Old 01-11-2020, 01:28 PM
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The more rounds I play with this flat 175g Champion Viking, the more impressed I am. I love how it stays low (unlike my Thunderbirds) & the stability is so useful. I'm hitting some really long placement FH shots with this disc that I haven't been able to get before.

For an Innova player I think this would be such a sleeper Tour Series disc in some champion glow. Just needs a top pro to get behind it.
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Old 01-11-2020, 07:03 PM
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The more rounds I play with this flat 175g Champion Viking, the more impressed I am. I love how it stays low (unlike my Thunderbirds) & the stability is so useful. I'm hitting some really long placement FH shots with this disc that I haven't been able to get before.

For an Innova player I think this would be such a sleeper Tour Series disc in some champion glow. Just needs a top pro to get behind it.
What do you mean when you say “it stays low”?
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What do you mean when you say “it stays low”?
More that it keeps the vertical line out of my hand that I give it. Like a Valkyrie or even a Buzzz does.

I said that while thinking about my Thunderbirds that always have so much glide that they have a lot of lift in the flight.

The glide of 4 they give it flies really true. At least for my flat one.

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Old 01-12-2020, 03:43 AM
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More that it keeps the vertical line out of my hand that I give it. Like a Valkyrie or even a Buzzz does.

I said that while thinking about my Thunderbirds that always have so much glide that they have a lot of lift in the flight.

The glide of 4 they give it flies really true. At least for my flat one.
I get it, Valkyrie dose the same, will stay low for the champion discs and the flat top Star. Some DX will too fly low if the mold is lower domed. The high domes for the Valkyrie and Viking tend to rise a bit more but not the way some molds that are higher in speed but a Valkyrie or Viking type mold. Beast is one of them as is a Whaoo, they climb a bit before falling.
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I get it, Valkyrie dose the same, will stay low for the champion discs and the flat top Star. Some DX will too fly low if the mold is lower domed. The high domes for the Valkyrie and Viking tend to rise a bit more but not the way some molds that are higher in speed but a Valkyrie or Viking type mold. Beast is one of them as is a Whaoo, they climb a bit before falling.
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