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Old 03-09-2018, 02:32 PM
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Mvp motion nuke os faf firebird
Have not tried the motion or nukeOS. Thanks for the feedback
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Old 03-09-2018, 02:37 PM
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Same for me...I assume it's because I'm used to FH shots so I get a clean release on the tomahawk whereas my torquey thumber gives the disc a "good" flight...

OP, since you seem to throw both a lot, do you use the same discs for thumbers and tomahawks? Do they fly the same for you both grips or do tomahawks roll over less with the same disc?
Yes I do use the same discs for both thumber and tomahawk. My thumber go a tad further but sometimes I need the Tommy to make the disc come in at a different angle or for certain doglegs.

The epic works well both ways too and gives a nice glide to the right on Tomahawk and nice predictable glide left on thumbers. (Opposite finishing directions for non epic discs)

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Old 03-09-2018, 02:50 PM
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Depends on what you want. If you want max D a lighter disc that is very OS works great. Bliz Ape, Air D1 things like that. If you want good disctance but a tighter line a less stable disc like a King or Mamba can be good.

For accuracy the XXX, Fireball, Hellfire and old Firebirds are great.

For skip touch thumbers they are great also.

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Old 03-09-2018, 03:02 PM
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Depends on what you want. If you want max D a lighter disc that is very OS works great. Bliz Ape, Air D1 things like that. If you want good disctance but a tighter line a less stable disc like a King or Mamba can be good.

For accuracy the XXX, Fireball, Hellfire and old Firebirds are great.

For skip touch thumbers they are great also.
Thanks I've never tried lightweight OS for distance. I will give it a shot. Never tried a fireball or hellfire either so I will test out
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Old 03-09-2018, 03:04 PM
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Champ TeeBirds for me have been perfect control thumber discs.

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Old 03-09-2018, 03:37 PM
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Champ TeeBirds for me have been perfect control thumber discs.
Same for me the teebird is extremely accurate. I use it any drive less than 300. I have not tried champion version though, just GStar. I'll see if one of my buddies has one to try. Thanks
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Old 03-09-2018, 06:18 PM
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Same for me the teebird is extremely accurate. I use it any drive less than 300. I have not tried champion version though, just GStar. I'll see if one of my buddies has one to try. Thanks
Champ will likely go a bit farther than Gstar because of the increase in stability.

You tried a Criminal or a Stiletto?
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Champ TeeBirds for me have been perfect control thumber discs.
Are you the one who taught Chris how to do those short thumbers he does? He is like a surgeon with those things...
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Old 03-09-2018, 07:10 PM
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Are you the one who taught Chris how to do those short thumbers he does? He is like a surgeon with those things...
Those skip thumbers? I wish! He could find a line through a brick wall pretty much the second he started throwing them.

TeeBirds don't roll like that!

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Old 03-09-2018, 07:33 PM
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I definitely didn't take the OP seriously at first, what with it being post #1 and all...

I can totally identify with using thumbers and tomahawks for placement shots, especially with certain windows into obstructed greens, etc. I really like Champ Firebirds for both, and a Z Predator is pretty good for accurate overhands (still my only ace, sadly). To be honest, they're both somewhat similar to the discs you're already throwing. OP, did you happen to have a background in ultimate frisbee throwing hammers? Or baseball/football type throwing sports? I have both, and the baseball/football thing is why I feel very comfortable ranging overhand throws. The hammer from ultimate helped me get all the different angles figure out, and that's why I'm comfortable throwing discs like a Polecat for some shorter approaches.

I'm a bit surprised you haven't been able to throw forehands fairly far, being able to throw overhands over 300'. Maybe you just need to keep working on the FH.

Just for fun, start watching this video around 13:20 for a lot of overhands. JC Kester is known for being a thumber master, and this course had everyone throwing them. The only problem is they don't tell what all the discs are.


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