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Old 09-10-2018, 11:24 AM
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Default Anyone else ditch a Z Buzzz for an EMac Truth?

I've been a Z Buzzz lover for years. Pretty much since they first came out. Recently, however, I tried an EMac Truth and it pretty much immediately booted the Buzzz out of my bag.

I feel like the Truth is the better disc. Its a tad bit thinner/faster than a Buzzz and seems able to handle harder rips better. The Truth can also be finessed nicely on shorter holes without sacrificing accuracy. On hard rips its noticeably longer than a Buzzz. I figure I can get the Truth out to 350' when I really want to. It also has a bit of late fade that a Buzzz doesn't.

Don't get me wrong, I still love the Buzzz. However, for what I'm looking to do on the course I feel like the Truth works better. Maybe my Buzzz was old, but by the time I stopped using it it was bleeding right too much on hard rips and had become a liability in any sort of headwind or cross winds. I noticed my midrange shots became immediately sharper/more accurate with the addition of the Truth. The Buzzz just seems slow/clunky compared to an Emac Truth.
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Old 09-10-2018, 11:33 AM
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In my experience the Truth was less friendly to being powered down, and mostly wanted to fly far, low and fast. The buzzz I feel is similar in that regard, but to a lesser degree.

Lately I've been leaning harder on slower mids for neutral to understable shots. I like a good wasp or roc3 for flexy woods shots and pinpoint approaches, but it's been comets for me for anything straight. Or a proxy or pure, even better.

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Old 09-10-2018, 11:39 AM
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Old 09-10-2018, 11:40 AM
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I've thrown Z Buzzz's for around 15 years now. 2 years ago I took them out in favor of EMacs. I tried and liked the EMacs, but eventually put my Buzzz's back in. I could get some fantastic throws the the Emac Truth, but I just feel more comfortable and consistent with a Z Buzzz.

They both are great discs though, and I agree that the EMac is longer, but I can cover this gap with some fairway drivers.

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Old 09-10-2018, 12:12 PM
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The Buzzz just seems slow/clunky compared to an Emac Truth.
Just like a Roc or Comet feels slow compared to a Buzzz. Or a Truth feels slow compared to a Warship or Squall. They're different discs. The Truth has a sharper rim and significantly wider wing (.3 cm, which is larger than the jump from a Teebird to a Valkyrie).

I messed with the Truth for a minute when it first came out, before settling back with the Buzzz, and from what I've heard, I think most people have the opposite experience than you. The Buzzz has a broader power band. Likes to be thrown hard, but still flies truer to the numbers when backed off. Not like a Comet or other slower disc, but still very midrangey. But if a mid aint doing it for you, throw a tweener.
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Maybe my Buzzz was old, but by the time I stopped using it it was bleeding right too much on hard rips and had become a liability in any sort of headwind or cross winds.
I can't believe a disc became less stable as it got old......

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Old 09-10-2018, 12:41 PM
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I went from throwing a Z Buzzz and Buzzz OS, and switched over to an EMac Truth, and eventually a Verdict as well. The rim just feels a bit better in my hand, and I am much more accurate with both of them. I'm sure I'm in the minority, and I still own 3 or 4 buzz's, but my bag currently has 2 EMacs in it
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I went from throwing a Z Buzzz and Buzzz OS, and switched over to an EMac Truth, and eventually a Verdict as well. The rim just feels a bit better in my hand, and I am much more accurate with both of them. I'm sure I'm in the minority, and I still own 3 or 4 buzz's, but my bag currently has 2 EMacs in it

All your buzzz, do send to us.

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Old 09-10-2018, 03:58 PM
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That's like asking if you dropped your Rocs for Maces

Why throw a Swedish knockoff, when you can throw the real deal?

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