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3 - Putter, Midrange, Driver 6 6.32%
4 - Putt/Approach, Midrange, Fairway and Distance Driver 60 63.16%
5 - Putt/Approach, Midrange, Fairway, Control, and Distance Driver 29 30.53%
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Old 06-24-2014, 09:26 PM
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Default Innova adjusts speed classifications

With the release of the GStar Teebird3, Innova was forced to either consider this speed 8 version of the Teebird a Distance Driver or to classify their Speed 8's as Fairway Drivers. They chose the latter, narrowing Distance drivers to speed 9-13, and expanding Fairway drivers to 6-8. What is your opinion on this? Has Innova been slow to change their ratings as other companies release their own higher speed faiway drivers?

Should there be 5 classes of discs: Putt/Approach, Midrange, Fairway, Control, and Distance?
Control would be around 9-11, and Distance would be 12-15 (though Innova hasn't released higher than 13 yet, other companies have, including the recent speed 15 Latitude Missilen).
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Old 06-24-2014, 09:28 PM
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I really don't think it matters either way honestly. Just throw discs with rim widths that are comfortable and do what you need them to.
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Innova's the only one keeping it real lol. A speed 10 fairway driver. No.
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I really don't think it matters either way honestly. Just throw discs with rim widths that are comfortable and do what you need them to.
yup you could put speed 20 on a driver and ill still use their speed 9s
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yup you could put speed 20 on a driver and ill still use their speed 9s
And still out throw 90% of people throwing a 20 speed on a torquehand.
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And still out throw 90% of people throwing a 20 speed on a torquehand.
absolutely
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Old 06-24-2014, 10:28 PM
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With the release of the GStar Teebird3, Innova was forced to either consider this speed 8 version of the Teebird a Distance Driver or to classify their Speed 8's as Fairway Drivers. They chose the latter, narrowing Distance drivers to speed 9-13, and expanding Fairway drivers to 6-8. What is your opinion on this? Has Innova been slow to change their ratings as other companies release their own higher speed faiway drivers?

Should there be 5 classes of discs: Putt/Approach, Midrange, Fairway, Control, and Distance?
Control would be around 9-11, and Distance would be 12-15 (though Innova hasn't released higher than 13 yet, other companies have, including the recent speed 15 Latitude Missilen).
Thanks for your feedback
13 is the cutoff, it relates to the rim width, those other companies are just using that as a marketing ploy, discs like the Boss and Katana have the legal max of 2.5 cm, the stuff from Latitude, Legacy, etc is really no faster except for the Ninja but you can't use those in sanctioned play.
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It works. Other companies classify speed 9 as a fairway.
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Remember when the gazelle was a distance driver? Or even the stingray for that matter?

They're always changing, it's just words man.
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