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Eagle-L 26 30.23%
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:49 PM
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Star Eagle L's are extremely rare.

If its Star, its an X mold.

The common Eagle L's are all champ for the most part. Maybe some DX.
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:50 PM
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Well except G-star L 's.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:07 PM
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I've kept an Eagle X in the bag on and off for a decade, but never tried an Eagle L until yesterday. I've been aware of it's existence for a few years, however, I've never seen one being thrown in the wild. Smooth glide, subtle turn, and patented eagle fade, it's quite majestic. I really like my new Champ E.L., it's like having an E.X. broken into it's sweet spot right out of the box! Between my E.X. , E.L. , and Lep I'm confident I've got any fairway shot covered. I'm very surprised more people don't talk about this disc.

E.L. throwers, do you prefer g*star or champ??? Why???
I don't throw them so much anymore but I would say this. Both flew the same lines for me, although G* seemed just a touch more stable (my champ was lightly used though,they are very similar thrown 300-325').

Really it just boils down to which plastic you like better. My only complaint is that the lighter one I got (167g I think) had some serious dome on it, my max weights (blue and what they called green) were the same as my champs.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:19 PM
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DX Eagle X can do a lot of what Eagle L's do, overall X is better if you only chose one.

DX L's are the only ones I can get to turn fresh out of the box, and worn in they turnover with no fade which is pretty useful. My most beat DX X can't make those throws.

As to Patriots as an X compliment they are fine, but Eagle L will do everything a Patriot will.
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Old 07-31-2014, 12:15 AM
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Champ Eagle L is the best for me. I haven't tried gstar though.
not a fan of the x really, too beefy and not enough glide.
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Old 07-31-2014, 01:18 AM
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Champ Eagle L is the best for me. I haven't tried gstar though.
not a fan of the x really, too beefy and not enough glide.
You really gotta beat up an X to see how good they are. Seasoned a while they glide pretty good. The glide kicks in when they start getting a little turn. I do agree that fresh ones are glideless turds (although even then are still useful).
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Old 07-31-2014, 07:15 AM
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I have never thrown an eagle x or l
I have a pretty cool looking CH tie dye X from a players pack, but have never thrown it.
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Old 07-31-2014, 01:36 PM
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You really gotta beat up an X to see how good they are. Seasoned a while they glide pretty good. The glide kicks in when they start getting a little turn. I do agree that fresh ones are glideless turds (although even then are still useful).
Are my star Xs glideless turds? The difference between Champ and Star is noticeable. Probably 10' of distance. I still carry a Champ X, though. It's great for forehand approaches and short hyzers.
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Old 07-31-2014, 07:44 PM
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Are my star Xs glideless turds? The difference between Champ and Star is noticeable. Probably 10' of distance. I still carry a Champ X, though. It's great for forehand approaches and short hyzers.
Possibly. I've got a bottom stamped S.EX that's really flat topped and it's a beefy, non gliding thing. It's really dependable though. If I want distance out of an Eagle I usually get a DX or a 160s Star/Champ and beat it up.
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Old 07-31-2014, 10:35 PM
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I'll agree that the most glidey ad long x's are star. That said, my most stable (non circle stamp champ) recent production eagle x I own is a 167g dayglow green star. It is pretty stiff, and as stable as my only max weight 12x champ.

All I was saying is they get glidier with use.
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