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Old 08-17-2019, 08:36 AM
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Comet.
I’m surprised nobody mentioned it yet
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Old 08-17-2019, 09:20 AM
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A lid.

If you can FH (and BH/OH too of course) a lid a good distance accurately you can manipulate spin, release angles, and nose angles with any mold.
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Old 08-17-2019, 10:01 AM
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Polecat. I've had several discs that had the surprise/"wow!" factor for me, and the Polecat tops that list. It surprised me just how good it was when I first tried it, and when I committed to it as my approach/upshot disc, my scores improved.

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Old 08-17-2019, 11:17 AM
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400G D3... Accidentally threw a hyper flip once and then it was all over with. It’s by far my longest disc and I can flip that baby like a dream now.
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Old 08-17-2019, 11:19 AM
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Polecat. I've had several discs that had the surprise/"wow!" factor for me, and the Polecat tops that list. It surprised me just how good it was when I first tried it, and when I committed to it as my approach/upshot disc, my scores improved.

Everyone should bag a neutral flight 1 speed. They're perhaps the most insightful discs a person can throw IMO.

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Old 08-17-2019, 12:21 PM
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DX roc - how to really shape shots in the woods.
Pro Leo - how to hyzerflip
Star roadrunner - how to throw a clean forehand hard.
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Old 08-17-2019, 12:27 PM
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Trident - for approaches into headwinds, very common here - fire and forget every time.
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Old 08-17-2019, 12:41 PM
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Throwing a comet pretty close to driver max distance with half the effort was certainly eye opening. That really changed the way I approach the course. I now love throwing putters and slow mids as a direct result of that "aha" moment.
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Old 08-17-2019, 01:19 PM
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Everyone should bag a neutral flight 1 speed. They're perhaps the most insightful discs a person can throw IMO.
For me it was the "wow!" factor when I tried the Polecat for the first time. I had no idea it was such an outstanding mold, and I'm glad I tried it.
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Old 08-17-2019, 01:30 PM
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Valkerie, found out how to do both the mega low 4-5 foot off the ground long shot and the micro S shot with the mold to avoid two different trees on a tree heavy hole that is not a forest.

The other is the Magnet, I had the click with a putter that I never really had before trying other molds. First given to me an Uncle, a too much glide Rubber Putter once I got better I had a hard time throwing the mold soft enough even doing a slight bent leg no movement straddle putt was not enough to slow the mold down plus the tall dome was not good in very high winds, then G9i Wizard that seemed to only work in the 40-50 foot range for putting, and the Putt'r that faild for being made in the wrong plastic and getting a slight concave to the point the mold lost almost all of its glide otherwise would have been the exact disc I was looking for. The Magnet just fit, the index finger just went in the grove, I did not need a big bead disc like to have index finger rest against. Magnet flew like a Lid did very straight and slow but could handle more speed.
Honorable mention was a Shark, I was trying to force a DX Stingray 175 grams to be my midrange for a few years after stepping up from a 166 DX Stingray for downwind. I found an old Pro Shark 175 grams with a similar dome to the top and it clicked then getting Star for more durability as the other disc. I then got the Shark 3 as a better true midrange as the Shark is a bit more like a putter in glide and was Star Shark being used as driving putter, approach disc along with the Pro, and using Pro and Star discs for windy day putting. I finally got rid of the Stingray when I was using it more for midrange stuff in early 2017 while looking for a less putter style midrange then getting in early 2018 the Shark 3.

I never with the wind where I live should have been forcing a Stingray as a disc, I had for years an old stiff 166 DX Shark I was using when playing more prior to 2009 as my very short midrange length approach disc before I gave it away in 2016, I was not using the mold and it was out of the bag in 2015 when I started up playing again in 2014.
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