Old 10-30-2014, 04:45 PM
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I picked up a glow and a protostar. Just trying to figure out what the glow is. My assumption was the asian open was the pre release, protostars were the first runs and the glows were cfr new release.
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:36 PM
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I pulled my 167g Thunderbird from the bag. Just not feeling it. I have a 175g Champ Viking and a 162g Star Firebird. The Thunderbird is sort of redundant.
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:40 PM
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It's already been stated in this thread, but it's not unreasonable to think that Paul McBeth ' 3x disc (should they give him one) will be the Champion Thunderbird.

I need more time with mine (have a GSTAR and a Glow Champion) but, FOR ME, the PD is better and the QOLF is better than the PD. My biggest problem with the Thunderbird is that huge dumping fade at the end. I can see why a good player like Paul McBeth would like it though.

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Old 10-30-2014, 08:29 PM
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My gstar owns the headwind shots for me. No fear of not throwing a firebird hard enough, and no fear of a destroyer or orc flipping. I want to try a champ glow if I lose the current firebird I love the most. It is faf but beat to ****. I need something less stable when newer the next time around, but still has the mega skip.
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Old 10-31-2014, 02:03 AM
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I have a CFR Champ Glow Thunderbird and it's definitely way less stable than the 12x champ Firebird I own. I wouldn't really even put them in the same class as far as stability goes. I'm also not sure I would throw the Champ Thunderbird into much of a headwind. Maybe if I were hyzer flipping it and the headwind was only moderate, but definitely not into a strong head wind. Maybe the production champs will be beefier though.
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Old 10-31-2014, 10:55 AM
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for the Charleston classic (B-tier) this year the CFR is a champ glo thunderbird, not sure the stamp. Anyone throw the champ glos vs the gstars? I have to give my gstar a little hyzer.
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Old 10-31-2014, 04:35 PM
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Innova's failure to make new discs in champion plastic and get them to the usual retailers is really pissing me off.

TL3? Thunderbird? Why not just run them in JL and sell them?

Are they trying to push Gstar now? The conspiracy theorist in me wonders - baseline plastic durability with premium plastic prices - let's sell only G-star from now on!

Sorry for the rant, I just love trying new discs and find it frustrating when companies won't make or sell them to the public.
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Old 10-31-2014, 04:49 PM
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i really haven't had any durability issues with Gstar. My TB's and T3's have been taking a beating and still look/fly new.
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Old 10-31-2014, 05:22 PM
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I agree

My first run Gstar teebird is still flying the same
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:36 PM
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Anybody throw one of the CFR glow thunderbirds yet? if so, how do they compare to champ and gstar?
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