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Old 06-14-2013, 05:11 PM
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I've tried a lot of different putters and they all seem to perform the same in the wind for me. I know that more over stable putters are supposed to fight the wind better but I've used the wizard, aviar, and banger gt and they don't resist the wind any better then my magnets or my blowfly. Has anyone else come to this conclusion or am I doing something wrong?
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:13 PM
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One of the best things a disc golfer can do is learn to use their one putter in all conditions.

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Old 06-14-2013, 05:18 PM
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I've tried a lot of different putters and they all seem to perform the same in the wind for me. I know that more over stable putters are supposed to fight the wind better but I've used the wizard, aviar, and banger gt and they don't resist the wind any better then my magnets or my blowfly. Has anyone else come to this conclusion or am I doing something wrong?
When driving or putting in the circle?
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:26 PM
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When driving or putting in the circle?
Putting. I'm talking about missing putts high or low due to the wind.
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:27 PM
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R-Pro Rhyno for wind. Still flies straighter than the Champion Rhynos yet ironically it handles wind like a champ (as in a winner, queue rimshot).
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:28 PM
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I've never had issues with my discs when putting in the wind, regardless of which putter I'm using, save for Magics in strong headwinds. If I miss a windy putt, its my fault.
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:34 PM
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more spin generally works better when putting into a headwind.
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I definitely notice it when push putting. A flat spin putt, however, is not very affected by the wind.
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Old 06-14-2013, 06:53 PM
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One of the best things a disc golfer can do is learn to use their one putter in all conditions.
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I remember the first time I aimed high in a tailwind and hit the chains. It was one of those rare, "hey, I kind of know what I'm doing" moments.
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Old 06-14-2013, 07:06 PM
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To be fair the OP is asking whether or not there are putters that perform better in the wind. The answer is yes.

Where I live the winds are 15-20 mph on a weekly basis and I can say without question some putters are better than others in the wind.

Try throwing a Pure or Aviar P&A in the wind, then throw a Zone or Rhyno and tell me there isn't a huge difference.
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