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Old 03-26-2019, 11:51 AM
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How far were you throwing those beat birds?
S-Line fd is a great fairway, decent hss and soft fade. Gstar TB has a very mellow flight compared to star, I suspect you will like them out of the box. The explorer has a similar flight to a gstar iirc.
I’ve been throwing the birds last season out to about 350 consistently, 300 on an off day. Honestly I learned to drive with a fairway with one of those new star birds 3 years back; and I wish I didn’t. The majority of last season was throwing underatable/ stable discs trying to rebuild form. I didn’t incorporate anything faster than my leapords until the last month before snow flew and I saw huge benefits doing that.

Either way, now I have an D line FD and while I don’t throw it as much as my pro leapord, every time I do I love the thing. I have some seasoned star birds in the mail right now, but this season may very well be the season of the fairway for me. Explorer is on my list to try, as is a more stable fd, and perhaps the TL mentioned above.

Now that I type this who am I kidding, every season is the year of the disc and I just keep trying them. Whether they make my bag is another story!
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Old 03-26-2019, 02:30 PM
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Leo throwing the new FD2...
Surprised at how much these flip up at speed. Unless they're fairly beat, 2nd run FD's have no high speed turn. Also seems like the FD2 has a pretty dumpy fade compared to the 2nd runs.

It's been forever since I bought any discs, but this one might get me out of that drought!
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Old 03-27-2019, 09:28 PM
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The new fd2 is very close to 2nd run fd in terms of the profile. Different top than the proto fd2 and different bottom piece also (as in not the teebird bottom).
It is not a Teebird? I'm curious but mildly worried, the TB/FB lip is the secret of disc molding...

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Surprised at how much these flip up at speed. Unless they're fairly beat, 2nd run FD's have no high speed turn. Also seems like the FD2 has a pretty dumpy fade compared to the 2nd runs.

It's been forever since I bought any discs, but this one might get me out of that drought!
It looks to be barely more stable than the night strike 2, I kind of have to try one...
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Old 03-28-2019, 09:48 AM
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It looks to be barely more stable than the night strike 2, I kind of have to try one...
Watching Leo throw them, it certainly looks that way. I max out at 350' so I'm pretty sure they will fly without the high speed turn for me. I've only thrown one of the new night strikes and it definitely seemed more stable than your average FD, but I have never thrown a max weight C-line.
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:03 PM
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Ya'll got any of them... profile pics?
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:12 PM
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Ya'll got any of them... profile pics?
This is the best I could find online, plus a contrast bump to see the edges better.
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:18 PM
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First off, that disc looks SUPER clean. The aesthetics are nearly off the charts for me.
Second, that looks a lot like the Leopard3 top. I will for sure be buying one when they do the stock release, if not sooner.
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Old 03-28-2019, 08:49 PM
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Shuuuute, that looks REALLY comfy for FH. I love NOTHING MORE than a smooth, convex bottom wing. Got me salivating, going to need to get one of these I think.

Might slot really nicely into the overstable bookend of my FDs instead of the teebird3.
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Old 03-28-2019, 10:43 PM
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Is that a tl wing with leopard3 top?
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Old 03-28-2019, 11:50 PM
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http://imgur.com/gallery/MSKcQqy

Here's a refernce. I had a pic next to a TB and it's not one. The flight that I have seen and heard about in reviews made me immediately buy it. On top of that it's the shape of the rim, it has almost that same neutrality of the FD, that straight slanted wing. Not concave, not convex just right. Obviously this one has a bit different shape but I still like it based on pics. One look at the wing shape and I was into a deal that landed me two of these bad dudes. Two things I never liked about the TB. the notch in the wing, and the fact that I can't get them to stand up without massive seasoning and even then. It's not really the flip to flat line shaper I always wanted.
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