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Old 05-15-2016, 08:18 PM
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Default Something like a Polecat?

I love Polecats, in part because there aren't many "lids" out there. But I was wondering what else throws like a Polecat. Its a "toss" disc that has a lot of glide, so for a short straight upshot or a short shot that I can be sure will anny, its my goto. But being DX they get beat up easily, and Champ ones aren't regular production. I love Discraft more and more, but I'm not well versed on their putt and approach discs. Any suggestions?
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Old 05-15-2016, 08:33 PM
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Proxy is like a polecat that feels like a normal putter. Goes where you throw it and comes in some cool premium plastic colors/options.

Its no lid by any means but the closest real disc that flys like a kitty ive thrown.
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Old 05-15-2016, 08:38 PM
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So the Polecat is a fake disc?
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Old 05-15-2016, 08:39 PM
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Proxy is a great suggestion. Nothing really compares to a Polecat. But if you throw Discraft, try a Rattler. I know people on the forums might not like 'em, but I have seen lots of R-Pro polecats still kicking around. And the lightweight Polecats 110-120g are super fun to toss.
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Old 05-15-2016, 10:31 PM
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I love Discraft too, but I bag a Polecat now. To be fair, I haven't even tried a Rattler. Is the durability the only issue? The ability to fit in a bag can be a problem for some. But many would say there's only one Polecat. I know the Doggy Style has a loyal following. Gateway makes it.
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Old 05-15-2016, 10:56 PM
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Welcome to my predicament last year/this year.

There is no substitute. You can try a rattler, but still not going to be durable and doesn't fly the same or feel the same. You can try a doggy style, but they are much touchier and not a driving disc. also base plastic.

If I had to sub in a disc it would be a beat kc aviar. If I had to pick a premium disc it would be a soft proton anode. It's a great do it all disc. I haven't thrown much else lately though.
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Old 05-16-2016, 01:29 AM
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R-Pro Polecat became a regular in my bag last week. R-Pro isn't Champ, but still a lot better than DX, imho.
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Old 05-16-2016, 01:53 AM
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If you like discraft get a rattler, but still not premium plastic options (I don't think).

Also doesn't salient or tikun make a polecat, lid clone? And one in premium plastic. Moose had one for sale in the MP recently. Claw or something?

I don't get the proxy being compared to a lid? No more than an aviar.
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R-Pro Polecat became a regular in my bag last week. R-Pro isn't Champ, but still a lot better than DX, imho.
The r-pros I've felt have been halfway floppy, they were also sub 160g if that matters. I was lucky I guess to find a really nice DX blend one that I have.
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C'mon. Ain't nothing like a Polecat.
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