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Old 07-25-2017, 11:10 AM
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Sorry couldn't resist, I feel for you
EPIC story! Well, kinda.


So I was just annoyed yesterday thinking about my disc lost on the hillside in the treetops and bushes. I looked pretty good the day it happened. I went back last night with some hedge clippers and work gloves and a heavy dose of bug spray.

I hacked my way to the base of the big tree that I was pretty sure it hit.

I looked around the trench, the rocks, the bushes, chopped down the weeds, made some paths but still, nothing

Then I concluded that....its NOT on the ground...it cant be, I looked EVERYWHERE. So I started ONLY looking up.

I guessed that it clipped the top and either fell and got tangled on the top end of the tree, or got through a little and hyzered out on top of the medium trees. It was like a birds nest with leaves and dead branches, like a legit canopy....kept looking up.

Juuuuust when I was almost going to give up I see a liiiittle sliver on an angle up there. And at first I'm like...."is that just a leaf turned to show the pale side next to another disc looking leaf?

Sure enough I saw the rim and I was like "Thank God / No Way"

I climbed up a little bit and shook the hell outta that branch...eventually it fell. It was actually only like 50ft from the pin, if it hyzered over those branches it woulda been an Ace...mark it a 1 bro.

I played out the hole and took my par. Time to update that scorecard.

I found it!!!!
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Old 07-27-2017, 12:34 PM
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I got one of these in players pack. I threw it in the bag to try while playing Jones East in Emporia. What a great disc, I have never had any interest in Axiom because of the goofy colors, but this disc is a bomber! I ended up throwing it most of the round and was just immediately in sync with it. The wind picked up as a front moved in halfway through the round, but it still performed well even with the wind!

I used it twice on the way to birdie on hole 13, a tough hole that was playing somewhat into the wind. Nice smooth drive, then a good rip on a low line under trees guarding the basket. For my arm (probably about 370 avg, 400 absolute max), this is about the perfect general purpose driver. Enough turn that distance is good, but stable enough to handle moderate winds and have that reliable fade. I can rip it flat and get a little turn, put a touch of anny on it to stretch distance, or hyzer to hold that line the whole way. I think MikeC said like a beat Destroyer, and that is exactly how I would describe it ... or a brand new Lucid Trespass maybe. To me, it seemed to have a little extra glide though ... like the Shryke.

Now I think it might fight its way into my bag. I've been bagging a max weight Lucid Sheriff and a 168 Star Shryke to cover my general driver duties (with Enforcers for beef and a Bolt for understable), but this could take the place of both!

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Old 07-27-2017, 05:39 PM
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I got one of these in players pack. I threw it in the bag to try while playing Jones East in Emporia. What a great disc, I have never had any interest in Axiom because of the goofy colors, but this disc is a bomber! I ended up throwing it most of the round and was just immediately in sync with it. The wind picked up as a front moved in halfway through the round, but it still performed well even with the wind!

I used it twice on the way to birdie on hole 13, a tough hole that was playing somewhat into the wind. Nice smooth drive, then a good rip on a low line under trees guarding the basket. For my arm (probably about 370 avg, 400 absolute max), this is about the perfect general purpose driver. Enough turn that distance is good, but stable enough to handle moderate winds and have that reliable fade. I can rip it flat and get a little turn, put a touch of anny on it to stretch distance, or hyzer to hold that line the whole way. I think MikeC said like a beat Destroyer, and that is exactly how I would describe it ... or a brand new Lucid Trespass maybe. To me, it seemed to have a little extra glide though ... like the Shryke.

Now I think it might fight its way into my bag. I've been bagging a max weight Lucid Sheriff and a 168 Star Shryke to cover my general driver duties (with Enforcers for beef and a Bolt for understable), but this could take the place of both!
Welcome to the Gyro side

I've only been throwing their stuff for about a year n half or so and honestly if you look at my signature I throw everything. I still do, but Gyro discs are really growing. Some of them are super good for their duty.

If I had any other recommendations it would be :
Atom - in electron and proton to get that 4/3/-0.5/0.5 and 4/3/0/1 flight
-----also proxy and envy are sweet but for me the atoms are working, envy is killer tho 4/4/0/1.5

Alias - Soooo dammmmn straight

Inertia - 10/5/-2/2
Wrath - 10/4/0/2

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Octane is like a more Stable at high speeds mayhem, if you are ever a little worried of the mayhem turning TOO much, just Octane yo

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Old 07-27-2017, 06:05 PM
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So would you say the Octane is like a new Destroyer, or could play like a Fuzion Enforcer that I currently bag?

Also, have you had a chance to throw the Panic? It seemed like it might be the natural OS complement to the Mayhem...

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Old 07-27-2017, 06:12 PM
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So would you say the Octane is like a new Destroyer, or could play like a Fuzion Enforcer that I currently bag?

Also, have you had a chance to throw the Panic? It seemed like it might be the natural OS complement to the Mayhem...
The Octane I have is more like a slightly worn or lighter GStar Destroyer. It definitely has some turn at ~400 feet of power where most fresh Star Destroyers do not. It has a very nice flight though, great dependable distance lines with it. I haven't thrown the Mayhem yet, but my guess is that the Panic will be a better OS compliment, closer to a Star Destroyer or your Enforcer. Then again it depends on how you set up your bag. Some people don't mind having different molds for every slight variation in stability whereas others want to cycle fewer molds or get them in different plastics/weights to cover more lines.
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So would you say the Octane is like a new Destroyer, or could play like a Fuzion Enforcer that I currently bag?

Also, have you had a chance to throw the Panic? It seemed like it might be the natural OS complement to the Mayhem...
In my Eyes it goes like this:

Nitro - OS beef Destroyer
Panic - I would assume an OS Destroyer
Octane - a Star Destroyer that's seen about 3 months of use
Mayhem - a Worn Star Destroyer - some flip, not turn and burn
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Also FYI --- Proton Plastic is typically more stable-OS than Neutron.

Order of stability from my experience

--OS-------S----Slightly US--US
Proton, Neutron, Plasma, Electron

So I have 2 Octanes, 1 is proton 1 is neutron, Proton is more OS, Neutron is still plenty OS for me, it will turn just enough for distance, a 174g Neutron Octane is a dream for a power thrower. For me for max D I use the Mayhem, Octane in headind or to guarantee a more LEft finish.

I also use a Tern or DDX or understable, Outlaw for slightly overstable, Stiletto for REally OS. I like all discs that are good so im not saying just MVP stuff is good. But I think the Mayhem, Octane combo is solid as F

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Nitro is pretty damn OS like a freak destroyer or more like an APE or something . I have a 174g neutron and its BEEEEFFF
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Thanks for the input Thomas and Hughes! I am going to start minimalist, so will try probably a Neutron Panic. If I need something in between then I will add the Octane...

Good to know on the Nitro, I play in some insane winds in Texas sometimes where you need all the beef you can get! I played one tourney with like 40mph winds and the most stable disc I had with me was a Prodigy D1. I was hyzering it into the wind and still getting big S flights out of it

After that I learned to always have a couple of super beefy discs on-hand. I keep a Fluid Enforcer and an Opto Trident for that now.
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Thanks for the input Thomas and Hughes! I am going to start minimalist, so will try probably a Neutron Panic. If I need something in between then I will add the Octane...

Good to know on the Nitro, I play in some insane winds in Texas sometimes where you need all the beef you can get! I played one tourney with like 40mph winds and the most stable disc I had with me was a Prodigy D1. I was hyzering it into the wind and still getting big S flights out of it

After that I learned to always have a couple of super beefy discs on-hand. I keep a Fluid Enforcer and an Opto Trident for that now.
If you want just 1 mold I say go Octane, but I haven't used a Panic so idk....but I feel the Panic will be TOO OVERSTABLE to be a workhorse driver. Proton Octane, Neutron Octane, lighter weight neutron Octane would be a good set if you want just 1 mold. but hey do whatever and let us know!
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