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Old 12-09-2019, 12:31 PM
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Default FD like disc for Max Distance

I love the FD for straight shot with a little turn and slight fade back to the middle. Im looking for a Max distance driver that would be FD like. Thanks
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Old 12-09-2019, 12:39 PM
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I love the FD for straight shot with a little turn and slight fade back to the middle. Im looking for a Max distance driver that would be FD like. Thanks
knee-jerk reaction:
Everybody would like disc that but it just doesn't exist. As rims get wider, the speed and fade is more pronounced.

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How much realistic distance are you hoping to get with these flight characteristics? How far are you throwing the FD? At what altitude are you throwing? This info can help dial in the correct suggestion.

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Old 12-09-2019, 12:44 PM
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For my limited distance the Neutron Wave flies like an S-FD. Throw it low on a slight hyzer and it will flip up and fly with a small turn and small fade.

Wave is touchy, though. If it gets turning it doesn't like fighting back. But throw the Wave on a clean hyzer flip and it flies remarkably straight for a distance driver, finishing without a big distance driver fade.

I use it a lot for straight-ish drives in the woods, same as I used to use my S-FD.

Another option is a beat Pro Wraith, which flies similarly to a N Wave.
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Old 12-09-2019, 12:50 PM
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knee-jerk reaction:
Everybody would like disc that but it just doesn't exist. As rims get wider, the speed and fade is more pronounced.

more helpful answer:
How much realistic distance are you hoping to get with these flight characteristics? How far are you throwing the FD? At what altitude are you throwing? This info can help dial in the correct suggestion.
This^^ let me elaborate on this answer, just because youre getting turn out of your FD, if you try to disc up to a max distance driver, youre not only not going to get the flight you want but you will most likely find youre going to get a similar distance to the FD because youre not getting the distance driver up to speed.
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Old 12-09-2019, 12:56 PM
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The disc that comes to mind is the CD2. It's the disc I can get to fly like an FD but with more distance. Easy distance at that, it has a lot of glide. Once you get into larger rimmed drivers you can only expect some more turn and/or fade. If a speed 12+ driver existed that flew like a FD...you probably would already know about it. The brand that came out with a mold like that, they would sell them like crazy.

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Old 12-09-2019, 12:58 PM
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Gateway Journey is the driver I would say that flies most like a longer FD
Very little right to left movement on the Journey
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Old 12-09-2019, 12:59 PM
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knee-jerk reaction:
Everybody would like disc that but it just doesn't exist. As rims get wider, the speed and fade is more pronounced.

more helpful answer:
How much realistic distance are you hoping to get with these flight characteristics? How far are you throwing the FD? At what altitude are you throwing? This info can help dial in the correct suggestion.
Im throwing my FD around 325 and looking for a disc that I could get around 375. I max out around 375.
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Old 12-09-2019, 01:28 PM
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Gmtata01, my distances are just shy of yours, and I throw an S line FD. I would suggest a Lat 64 Goldline Sword. Once beaten in, the end of flight fade all but disappears, but it is fast enough that it turns only slightly at our arm speed.
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If you asked Discmania for longer FD they would say grab a CD2.
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I'd say the CD2 or CD3. The TD could be another option to try.

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