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Old 06-29-2012, 07:19 PM
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Default Bubble Flight Plate vs. Non-Bubble Flight Plate

Any flight differences between the Blizzard plastic discs with bubbles in the flight plate and rim compared to Blizzard plastic discs with bubbles in the rim only?
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Old 07-01-2012, 05:08 PM
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In any disc, especially wide-rimmed drivers, which the Blizzard discs all are - good flight characteristics are dependent on weight distribution in the rim.

I recently ran a tournament with Blizzard Bosses and Wraiths as options in the players' pack. Looking through the discs (50 of each model), not a single Boss had bubbles exclusively in the flight plate - some had bubbles along half of the flight plate, which IMO should have been X-outs.

Now, onto my personal experience - I kept four Blizzard discs, 2 of each.

With the Blizzards that have bubbles in the rim, the bubbles pop when the disc impacts something, and you start to feel roughness along the disc surface, even moreso than when you first get it. They begin to fly inconsistent and become worthless. These discs were the lighter ones, one being 135, the other 136.

The Blizzards with the bubbles in the flight plate in my experience tended to be heavier, one being 157, the other 159. These have been great discs for me, since I've had trouble with sidearm, these Blizzards stay consistent and are helping me learn sidearm throwing.

This is all just my take, of course, but I would say in general Blizzard plastic is just gimmicky anyways, and the discs don't fly to their numbers.
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Old 07-01-2012, 08:15 PM
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bubbles on flight plate=win also my fave of the bunch is the wraith easy uphill distance and 20% power with right snap drives make this sucker fly like if i cranked out a max weight one

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Old 07-01-2012, 09:06 PM
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Having seen some of the newer no-bubble flight plate Blizzards, I can honestly say that I won't be buying any more online.
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:55 PM
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Mr. D at Innova says that the no flite plate bubbles is the future, becasue they had too many defects with the bubbles in the flite plate. In other words, there will be no more made with bubbles in the flite plate. Mr. D also acknowledged that the bubbles in the flite plate allowed the discs to be more gyroscopic, which generally translates to more stability with more spin.

My experience is that 150 destroyers with bubbles in rim only are perfect, and no other discs are needed, except teebird, roc, and aviar.
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:59 PM
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*flight
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Old 07-01-2012, 10:11 PM
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*flite, as in miller lite yo
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Old 07-01-2012, 10:13 PM
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yea.
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Old 07-01-2012, 11:03 PM
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I bought three blizzards. A boss, destroyer, and katana. The only one I kept was the Boss. It has bubbles in the flight plate, is 135g, and flies consistently for me. The destroyer was 150g, no bubbles in the flight plate, and flew ok, but I didn't see a place in my bag for it. The Katana was 135g, no plate bubbles, and was a domey mega-overstable POS.
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how is a katana overstable? wow must of been a real bad run
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