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Old 06-27-2015, 08:02 PM
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Specs-

21.2 width
2.0 rim width = speed 10
1.7 height
29.75 rim configuration
1.1 rim depth


Looks to be a speed 10 disc, unsure about stability.
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:39 PM
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I call it "the firebird for everyone"

In C-Line its flight is similar to a Star Firebird. It's not as overstable as FAF, metal flake, crazy-meathook-style FB's. It has more fade and wind resistance than a PD, but because it's not quite as overstable as a new Champ Firebird it makes it easy to throw farther while still getting that reliable finish even in the wind. If your max D is 20-330' you may see some overlap between the PD and the FD3, but anyone with 350'+ power, as well as anyone playing in windy conditions will see the difference between those two discs easily.

In testing, we all loved this disc, but what convinced us it was a winner is Simon loves it. Getting this type of disc in our lineup has been a priority for awhile and finally it's been delivered!
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:11 PM
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I think I'm gonna have to try it. Firebirds have never worked for me
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:20 PM
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So will we see Simon FD3 jump putts soon then?
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:21 PM
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I like my Firebirds with a bit of dome as they're much easier to throw to me. No thumbers, so the FAF ones aren't my cup of tea.
So...color me intrigued.
Well, next year.
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:50 PM
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Is it closer to a Predator?
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:26 AM
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sounds like a starfire
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:29 AM
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sounds like a starfire
That's what you said about thunderbirds haha
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:39 AM
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I call it "the firebird for everyone"

In C-Line its flight is similar to a Star Firebird. It's not as overstable as FAF, metal flake, crazy-meathook-style FB's. It has more fade and wind resistance than a PD, but because it's not quite as overstable as a new Champ Firebird it makes it easy to throw farther while still getting that reliable finish even in the wind. If your max D is 20-330' you may see some overlap between the PD and the FD3, but anyone with 350'+ power, as well as anyone playing in windy conditions will see the difference between those two discs easily.

In testing, we all loved this disc, but what convinced us it was a winner is Simon loves it. Getting this type of disc in our lineup has been a priority for awhile and finally it's been delivered!
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:50 AM
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I thought FD stood for fairway driver... a 10 speed disc is not a fairway driver. If this is like a firebird then no no thanks
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