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Old 11-19-2019, 12:17 AM
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I do for putters and mids, started a few days ago and have much more control. Don't for my drivers because my hands are smaller and the rip point comes off my middle finger with their wider rims.
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Old 11-19-2019, 10:55 AM
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The "birdie" grip is my preferred grip for midrange and putters.. So much so that I need to remember when it's time to power grip.. You lose power with the birdie but gain control, largely on the release angle of the disc but can't impart as much spin on it. Started using it as my "Comet" grip about 10 years ago.

I use tight stack with my fingers it's less dramatic than some birdie grips, it's basically a power grip minus the middle finger. Helps keep nose down and gives my thumb an opposing finger to grip the disc better.

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I do for throwing all putter shots
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Old 11-20-2019, 09:48 PM
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I use tight stack with my fingers it's less dramatic than some birdie grips, it's basically a power grip minus the middle finger. Helps keep nose down and gives my thumb an opposing finger to grip the disc better.
My thoughts exactly. And I actually don't even lose any distance compared to a power grip on discs roughly speed 11 and down. 12 and up though and I get more snap/spin with a full power grip.
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I don't know if I'd go quite that far.. I definitely lose power and in some cases the ability to get enough spin for a long and proper flight with the birdie but if I'm not near my 90 percent power needed then I'm good with it. Works especially well on mids and putters and light fairways.

I love getting my thumb just in front of the middle finger I actually make divots if I grip in the same spot too often.. Like the "z" on a Comet.
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