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Old 12-23-2018, 08:42 PM
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Comets. I’ve been trying to like them, but I just don’t click with them like I do a beat roc.
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Old 12-23-2018, 10:31 PM
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Sry but I dont understand this "weird grip, clean release, thin rim etc. " thingy. I have thrown many many different discs and none of them felt so weird I couldn't play with them. Discs are so similar that they all feel more or less the same. I understand that people with small hands cant get a good grip with high speed drivers.

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Im definitely picky with hand feel. Deep dish putters are pretty unthrowable, IMO. Wizards especially. Too deep to get a clean release consistently.

Wide rim + deep-ish (I.e. Prodigy Ds) drivers offer the same issues; tough to get a clean release consistently.

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Old 12-23-2018, 11:23 PM
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Any disc rimmed 22mm or wider. Just can't get them to go any further than my 11 speeds.
The Teebird - by the flight number I should like this disc. In practice it is no better than an OS midrange for me.
(note: I throw my distance drivers 350')
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Old 12-23-2018, 11:40 PM
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I'd say Valkyrie. The Valk is a tweener disc. Somewhat flippy and can be hard to control. I don't throw them. I think the Valk is somewhat dated and clunky compared to other discs of the same speed. I like something beefier in the speed 9 slot. The Thunderbird is vastly superior. I guess the Valk is simply a mold I can't get excited about.

I'd put the Viking in the same category. Like a Valk, but a hair beefier and noticeably glideless. Clunky to the max. I've never thrown a Viking I even somewhat liked.
I like the Valkyrie, have for a long time. That was my default answer for "first beginner driver" question. But now, the Valk has a lot of legitimate competition and some aren't as nose angle sensitive as the Valk is.
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For me it's the FD. Too much glide for me and for my arm too much fade for the slot it would've taken in my bag.
Yeah, the FD when it first came out didn't wow me. I felt like I had thrown it before with the JLS.
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The majority of Discraft midranges, Buzzz, Comet, Meteor, etc. the best one is the Nebula and they dont make it anymore.


(I like the Buzzz and Comet. The Meteor and Wasp can suck it though).
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Old 12-24-2018, 03:30 AM
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Old 12-24-2018, 12:15 PM
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Pure - just wasn't as stable or predictable - a lot of people love it, but the Atom is a better pure in my mind

Wizard - I tried it, still own 2 - but the hand feel isn't my favorite

Ion - similar with Wizard - the round inside rim is not cool with me - flight is good tho, but - eh

Dagger - I actually committed to the Dagger for a YEAR! I bought a stack of them - just could never say "I love this disc' so I switched - glad I dig

Rocs - I like rocs I guess, roc3 are ok, but I just don't love the feel and the fact there are a million variants of it

Leopard - I have had a few in my day, a fine disc but once I tried a patriot that's the kinda disc I was looking for out of the leopard.

Clash - it was just way too inconsistent and dumpy

Katana - not my fav hand feel and a little unpredictable - there are tons of runs and stabilities making it hard to find that perfect match.

World - super inconsistent - idk who really uses these anyways
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Old 12-24-2018, 12:22 PM
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I am exactly opposite of you! A KC pro ROC in DX was my first disc. Absolutely hate that thing. I would be upset if it ends up in the lake. By my crystal Buzzz, oh boy that thing does wonders.

Is this like a DX Roadrunner?

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Old 12-24-2018, 02:12 PM
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A couple guys I play with regularly throw the Nova..... I just don't understand, lol
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Old 12-24-2018, 02:23 PM
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Comets are horrible things. should be called "Vomit"....
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Old 12-24-2018, 02:26 PM
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I'm pretty sure not liking Comets says more about the disc golfer than the actual disc...but that's just my opinion

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