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Old 10-08-2017, 11:27 AM
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Thanks for the input Keller!

When I had a KC aviar, I wasn't a huge fan of the bead, but I think that was due to the fact that a KC is really stiff. The bead almost felt uncomfortable.

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Old 10-08-2017, 11:36 AM
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If you want a putter that's similar to the Aviar family (it uses the lower wing piece of the big bead Aviar) but will stand up to a headwind, look at a DX/R-Pro Rhyno. If you want a firmer blend than the flexy R-Pro, the Factory Store has the firm blend. You will lose glide moving to it, but I'd argue that's not really what you want in a headwind disc anyway.

If you'd rather have it beadless to match your PnA, the HyzerBomb Tank is made up of the Rhyno top and beadless Aviar bottom.
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Old 10-08-2017, 11:44 AM
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If you don't like beaded, I don't think that the stiffness of the plastic will change that

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Old 10-08-2017, 05:53 PM
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Thanks for the thoughts tbird888 and dysmike! If the stifness of the plastic wouldn't change my feelings about the bead, I may just stick with beadless.
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Does anyone have any experience with a whale? I hear it's also stable, yet great in headwinds. Also, how stiff would you say the XT plastic is? As stiff as KC?
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Does anyone have any experience with a whale? I hear it's also stable, yet great in headwinds. Also, how stiff would you say the XT plastic is? As stiff as KC?
XT is not as stiff as KC. It's more of a really grippy DX. It's almost like a stiffer R-Pro but not overly so. Kind of a almost rubber type feel I guess without the floppy nature of rubber.

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You had me at "not as stiff as KC"! I had a KC one time and didn't really like it. It sounds like XT is the best of both worlds. Grippy, yet firm.
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Lat 64 Caltrop will handle a headwind, very Rhino-like IMHO, the base level plastic will beat into a straighter disc faster, of course-

I love the feel of it for FH and BH approach shots, windy day putts, and BH off the Tee on the shorter holes
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