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Old 05-10-2012, 04:44 PM
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A few things:

1. You can definitely break-in a Trident. The GL plastic will break in and fly perfectly straight, even almost under-stable if you really rip it. (Which brings back up the need for a Test Material version)

2. Same thing with the XXX. I see the Trident and XXX as definite family members. XXX is great too.

3. Agreed, on Opto v. Gold Line. The Opto is much more over-stable. First time I threw a XXX I hated it, giant meat hook. As I worked with it, and got used to it, I've found it to be extremely predictable.

4. As a Forehand thrower, the Drone doesn't come out of my hand like a Trident does. I'd just assume throw a Zone over a drone any day of the week.

5. XXX and Trident are both much better than the blitz.
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Old 05-10-2012, 04:46 PM
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........and another thing......

Two weeks ago, had a glorious skip in ace with a Trident. 263ft.
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:08 PM
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I love my 168 Opto Trident. If i release it smooth it is a very predictable meat hook, if I get after it a bit it will hold a strait line for 250' and then finish with a nice big ol' skip. Definitively has a place in my bag!
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:32 PM
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How does the Trident compare to a Banshee? Banshees are my go-to for 300-360 with any fade needed, but I really love Opto plastic and would easily convert without hesitation if I thought it could replace that shot.
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:53 PM
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How does the Trident compare to a Banshee? Banshees are my go-to for 300-360 with any fade needed, but I really love Opto plastic and would easily convert without hesitation if I thought it could replace that shot.
i would say trident is a bit more stable then a banshee. pretty close though. the trident in opto will stay beefy for about 128 years because the plastic is just that good.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:05 PM
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Opto good for 128 years???? What are you doing to it man??!!! Stop abusing it! Should be 200 with proper care.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:30 PM
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Damn it. I was looking for a Z Drone, but now I think I'll have to bite on the Trident...
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:33 PM
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The Trident is my trick shot disc. I use it for left and right turns (RHBH and LHBH), spike hyzers, forehand approaches, thumbers, tomahawks, huge headwind drives and approaches, extreme hyzer putting, and the occasional forhand roller. I generally use my XXX when I need some distance on my backhand drives that are into a headwind or need a huge fade.

Whenever I determine that the shot calls for a Trident or XXX, I nail the shot 9 out of 10 times because the discs are that consistent. The only thing that sucks is that there are less than a handful of times when I need these shots during a round.

When I went to an all Latitude bag last year, it was hard to do without the Drone. The drone was my dependable wind approach shot. Therefore, I started using the Trident in the situation that I would use the Drone. Over time, I found out that the Trident is more dependable and more flexible. It took some getting used to the Trident as it is not the same disc as the Drone, but it can perform the same type of shots with some practice.
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:34 AM
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TM Trident. I would ****ing buy that in a heartbeat.
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Another thread back from the dead. Sorry, but at least I am using the search function!

Looking at the Trident as a possible utility disc for overhands and skip shots. Any advice on what weight to snag one in? I generally throw drivers in the 164-168 range, but I am not sure how this one will behave at that weight. Gracias.
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