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Old 07-02-2019, 02:05 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.
Pretty much this. I will have an S-Exodus I throw a lot. S-line FD for straight with less power or tailwind or more shape, Opto River for turnover. I really only carry the River if I know i'm on a course I need to finish right and it is outside Mid range.

River for me is more of a utility disc.
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Old 07-02-2019, 04:10 PM
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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.
So true, newer Rivers have more dome and some fade. Older Rivers were the perfect fadeless tunnel discs (Original and Cerberus Stamped Optos).
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