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Old 12-02-2019, 09:12 AM
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I love the sol. A low flick hyzerflip is so easy with this disc and it carries well. Holds a decent really low speed anny line and like you said, you can get a decent slow turnover when thrown flat. Super easy to throw. I only have the AR versions though
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Old 12-02-2019, 10:01 AM
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I also throw and really enjoy the ace race version of the SOL. The production run came out a bit domey and more stable. Not necessarily a bad thing, but I prefer the flat feel and the grip of the soft ESP plastic in the ace race.
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Old 12-02-2019, 10:35 AM
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I also throw and really enjoy the ace race version of the SOL. The production run came out a bit domey and more stable. Not necessarily a bad thing, but I prefer the flat feel and the grip of the soft ESP plastic in the ace race.
Hmmm. I have four ace race ESP Sols and three production Z Sols, all of my Z's are noticeably less stable for me than the ESP's. I use them for low-speed turnover approach touch shots, and the ESP's for me fight out of the turn a bit where the Z's just turn over and glide. When I mess up a shot with the ESP Sol it's generally a shot I just didn't get over; when I mess up with the Z it's usually a shot I blow past the basket by 50'.

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Old 12-02-2019, 10:47 AM
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Hmmm. I have four ace race ESP Sols and three production Z Sols, all of my Z's are noticeably less stable for me than the ESP's. I use them for low-speed turnover approach touch shots, and the ESP's for me fight out of the turn a bit where the Z's just turn over and glide. When I mess up a shot with the ESP Sol it's generally a shot I just didn't get over; when I mess up with the Z it's usually a shot I blow past the basket by 50'.

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That is strange indeed. Every single ace race ESP Sol I've thrown has been very understable. They're more touch discs than anything else. At full power I really have to exaggerate the hyzer and nose angles to keep them from turning and burning. Every Z Sol I've thrown I've been able to throw full power and not worry about it turning/burning like ESP.
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Old 12-02-2019, 11:01 AM
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That is strange indeed. Every single ace race ESP Sol I've thrown has been very understable. They're more touch discs than anything else. At full power I really have to exaggerate the hyzer and nose angles to keep them from turning and burning. Every Z Sol I've thrown I've been able to throw full power and not worry about it turning/burning like ESP.
I almost never throw one at full power. At full power they are both quite flippy/unpredictable for me and I'll throw a beat Roc or something like that if I'm that far out. I'm really just using it as a touch turnover disc throwing low-speed approach shots with it.

The only time I would have been trying to throw it full power would have been at the Ace Race, which I have absolutely no memory of.
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Old 12-11-2019, 04:14 PM
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I was on Paige Pierce's chat line and told her my age and playing experience and slower arm speed and she immediately told me to try the Sol. I ordered 2 Z first run discs and just had time to throw it a few times today, I like it! Temperatures are supposed to be up in the 40's tomorrow and I'm looking forward to playing alot more with it.

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Old 12-20-2019, 07:17 PM
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Is the Sol not a good disc off the tee? Is it too US to put an X-step into?

I keep bouncing back & forth between Comets & Meteors. I'm willing to give one a try if they can be thrown off the tee for hyzer flips in the woods without it turn & burning.
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Old 12-20-2019, 09:49 PM
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I'm an older guy with lower arm speed that drives from standing position. The Sol could probably be easily over powered with a stronger arm.
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Old 12-20-2019, 11:39 PM
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I'm an older guy with lower arm speed that drives from standing position. The Sol could probably be easily over powered with a stronger arm.
I love how the Meteor feels in my hand but for me it has a speed requirement that throws me off sometimes. I can finesse my Comets really well but compared to a Meteor they feel so awkward.

Guess I was wondering if the Sol has that Comet speed/flight but with a more comfortable feel.
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Old 12-21-2019, 12:34 AM
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Is the Sol not a good disc off the tee? Is it too US to put an X-step into?

I keep bouncing back & forth between Comets & Meteors. I'm willing to give one a try if they can be thrown off the tee for hyzer flips in the woods without it turn & burning.
I X-step using a Z Sol, though I am not the most powerful thrower. Thrown flat I will get a straight flight for 250' followed by a turning phase for 50-70' and ending with a flat landing.
With a touch of anhyzer and some height I will get a big right arch for 320' with a gliding landing.
Hyzer-flips I haven't used to many times, but when l have it flattens out, turns a touch and fades a touch at the end. About 280-300'. 20' less than a good Comet throw for me.

For me it is easier than a Comet and more controllable than a Meteor. You just have to be fine with the smaller diameter.

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