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Old 09-13-2020, 04:21 PM
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I've been trying to recommend a couple molds that aren't the Polecat, and I can't narrow it down. The Birdie and Sonic are great. The Bite and Doggy Style are too. The Rattler's fun but close to the Polecat. You really should try them all.
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Old 09-13-2020, 04:57 PM
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Personally not a big fan of champ plastic these days but I would still buy one if I came across one in or around my color
What color is that? I have a blue one sitting around I doubt I'll throw much since I've been throwing supersonics now.
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Old 09-13-2020, 05:23 PM
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What color is that? I have a blue one sitting around I doubt I'll throw much since I've been throwing supersonics now.
I'll get in line if it's turned down.

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Old 09-13-2020, 05:50 PM
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What color is that? I have a blue one sitting around I doubt I'll throw much since I've been throwing supersonics now.
Yellow, appreciate the offer!
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Old 09-13-2020, 06:22 PM
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FWIW, I never meshed with the Rattler. I gave it a fair shot several times, just couldn't get it to perform as well as the Polecat. It never felt right in my hand, too roundy and deep (which probably sounds hypocritical since I like UltraStars). Maybe if it matched my hand better I'd like it more.
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Old 09-14-2020, 07:36 AM
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You can't go wrong with a The Upshot. I own a couple old glows and the plastic is butter (a soft but durable DX type). They fly like an US PC.
This. I really love my Upshots. To me they feel a little deeper than Polecats, which to me is a very slight negative, but I love the more understable flight. Stiffness varies widely from disc to disc; I have very soft ones and very stiff ones. If you order from GGGT you can specify which you prefer.

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Old 09-16-2020, 05:39 PM
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This. I really love my Upshots. To me they feel a little deeper than Polecats, which to me is a very slight negative, but I love the more understable flight. Stiffness varies widely from disc to disc; I have very soft ones and very stiff ones. If you order from GGGT you can specify which you prefer.


I will backup the underlined part as you can ask for specific things on the site I have done that as well for a recent Lighting Disc.
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Old 09-16-2020, 05:53 PM
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I threw the Upshot for years; it's the doublegeek effect of throwing a lid AND a Lightning disc.



I actually only took it out of the bag because I'm throwing the marmoset Polecat and even I can't pull off two lids. I find the Polecat to be a couple ticks more stable than the Upshot, but that could be because that Upshot is pretty old. It is for sure deeper than a Polecat.

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Old 09-16-2020, 07:12 PM
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I threw the Upshot for years; it's the doublegeek effect of throwing a lid AND a Lightning disc.



I actually only took it out of the bag because I'm throwing the marmoset Polecat and even I can pull off two lids. I find the Polecat to be a couple ticks more stable than the Upshot, but that could be because that Upshot is pretty old. It is for sure deeper than a Polecat.
If I had known about this mold sooner, I would have tried it in place of the Putt'r I liked the disc just not the plastic, that is all wrong for the Putt'r as discs get concave so much that a spin only is used due to inner shape of the wing/edge also I liked the more modern plastic with DuPont added to the mold, was a stiffer plastic then the older non glow that old baseline was flexible from Lighting, a tick more then current Pro D. The Pole Cat a great disc is not for me, the wing/edge to top is a bit sharp at 90 degrees for me. No the Upshot was more line with a Discraft Rattler in flight just not as deep as a Rattler, if I remember right.

The other lid like disc that needs to be made is a Rubber Putter like disc without the wing more dome in that section of nose like a big bowl type disc. That would be a unique disc, that is for technical US putting and approach on wooded courses where the forehand approach movement is not an option space wise.

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Old 09-17-2020, 02:06 AM
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It just goes to show you. The more things change, the more things stay the same.
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