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Then what the hell would YOU call it
Sub-optimal timing.
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Old 07-01-2019, 11:07 AM
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Then what the hell would YOU call it
It's a necro bump...just not a nice one.
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Old 07-01-2019, 11:10 AM
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What is incredible is that the question is still relevant these 7 years later.


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As noted by others, the stability of both molds vary greatly depending on weight, plastic, and wear.

That said, I've never been able to make any FD fly as well as a good River.

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Old 07-01-2019, 05:03 PM
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What is incredible is that the question is still relevant these 7 years later.


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As noted by others, the stability of both molds vary greatly depending on weight, plastic, and wear.

That said, I've never been able to make any FD fly as well as a good River.
I have some F2 C-line FDs and a couple of S-lines, as well as a couple of Opto Rivers and a lot of Gold Line Rivers. All are really good discs; both molds are awesome.

The biggest problem I had was that the Gold Line plastic is NOT durable, and the Rivers get flippy understable. And FDs have streaks where we can't get them, they're not supplied for long stretches of time, and then I have to worry about getting the plastics, weights and colors I want.

I've ended up with another great disc in this arena, the Leopard3.
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Old 07-01-2019, 05:23 PM
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I have some F2 C-line FDs and a couple of S-lines, as well as a couple of Opto Rivers and a lot of Gold Line Rivers. All are really good discs; both molds are awesome.

The biggest problem I had was that the Gold Line plastic is NOT durable, and the Rivers get flippy understable. And FDs have streaks where we can't get them, they're not supplied for long stretches of time, and then I have to worry about getting the plastics, weights and colors I want.

I've ended up with another great disc in this arena, the Leopard3.
I really need to check out the leo3. Im a fairway junky. Tried the Leo but not leo3. This thread has me wanting to put my old river in the bag to test alongside my FDs too.

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Old 07-01-2019, 09:33 PM
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every new river i fondled at the store has had razor sharp flashing on it and a lot of it

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Old 07-01-2019, 09:37 PM
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every new river i fondled at the store has had razor sharp flashing on it and a lot of it

Rivers have always had bad flashing from my experience,actually come to think of it latitude64 in general,particularly gold line plastic always has bad flashing.
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Old 07-01-2019, 10:00 PM
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Rivers have always had bad flashing from my experience,actually come to think of it latitude64 in general,particularly gold line plastic always has bad flashing.
sucks cuz the river was a great mold too
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Old 07-01-2019, 10:31 PM
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sucks cuz the river was a great mold too
Flashing isn't a huge deal,you can easily remove it with a steady hand and a razor blade. Although I do believe the mold for rivers changed slightly at some time. This is just speculation and it could be the change in plastic blends or run variations but older rivers definitely fly different than newer ones.

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Old 07-02-2019, 01:57 PM
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Put the river in the bag today next to the FD. These discs are super close but the river is slightly less stable and maybe a tinge more glide. On most shots it was getting me 20' more distance than the FD but doesn't fade reliably if I get over on it. Now I want some more old rivers for backups.
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