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Old 01-17-2017, 02:41 AM
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Default Proton vs Neutron Soft for driving putter

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When you use your envy or proxy from the tee, do you use soft neutron or proton?

It seems like more people are using soft neutron, why? What are your thoughts on this?

If you take a look on trilogy people and the popular disc latitude 64 Pure. Most people use Opto Pure on driving not the Gold Line (almost same as neutron).
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:17 AM
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It doesnt matter at all they all fly the same. I throw all the plastics regularly in my ion/proxy. I grab the ones i am feeling for the day and g2g.

Comes down to feel and even then not all reg. proton or neutron is that "firm" vs softs. Plasma is right in the middle. Plus you can find blends of all 3 lol.
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Expert or not, this is my preference:
Soft N when its cold or wet. Also if I need the disc to sit faster (might be a mental thing). Soft N Envy for more OS shots.
Proton Proxy (water melon) for more precise lines with cleaner release. Same thing with my rather hard N Envy. No differences in stability with different Proxy plastics IMO.
Although not asked, I find the Plasma to be a great middle ground between the two previous options.
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Old 01-17-2017, 08:52 AM
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Proton and Opto doesn't feel almost the same at all IMO. Opto is my favorite plastic, lots of grip and lots of durability. Proton is slicker.
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Proxy thrower here, and I use Neutron. Regular Neutron.
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Proton and Opto doesn't feel almost the same at all IMO. Opto is my favorite plastic, lots of grip and lots of durability. Proton is slicker.
Opto plastic has "lots of grip"?

you didnt even answer what the OP was asking. People throw opto pures bc it is the only good flying premium plastic option that was first released many years ago and people wanted them for a whiiiile [myself included] b4 with only grip line pures being out. GL is pretty new and the recycled are
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Old 01-17-2017, 09:10 AM
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Its mostly preference.

Softs have a slight advantage if you hit a tree, they absorb impact and don't get kicked as far. They also stick landings better in dirt and on fast greens.

Regulars work better for skip shots and rollers.

I primarily throw softs because I prefer how they grip, but I also bag a Plasma Envy for short range rollers.
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I used to throw a GL Pure, and agree that the only reason people threw the Opto for so long was it was the most avail premium, as base gets beat and flippy quick. As far as soft vs proton, I use my soft Envy and Plasma Proxy when I don't want it to skip. I drive with my Proton Envy and Proxy when I am pushing my limits for distance with my putters or am counting on the skip.
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I like Proton, but for some reason never warmed up to the Proton Envy.

I bag a soft N and reg N Envy (beat,) an N Proxy (the last two are pretty highly redundant, and the Proxy could knock out the beat Envy, but I'm all sentimental about it.)

I like the soft Envy for the same reasons MikeC does.
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Proton's about as grippy as glass. Plasma ftw
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