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Old 08-31-2017, 07:30 AM
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Im still confused why anyone would throw a tb when they could just throw a volt?
I was wondering why anyone would mess with Volts when there are so many good Teebirds out there....

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Old 08-31-2017, 09:47 AM
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The VIP Stag is like a super glidey TB,
I've got a GM buddy that uses a VIP Stag for his Teebird lines. Super easy to hyzer flip but still has a decent fade at the end. Not a TB, IMO unless your comparing it to DX.

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The longbowman is without a doubt a better version of the tbird.
Love the Longbowman, they fit great between my Firebirds and Teebirds just a touch more stable than my seasoned Eagle for wind fighting ability.

I bag fresh to beat QJLSs for straight to turnover, a Legend Rival for stable straight, two 11x KC Pro TBs for go straight to fade depending on the wind, then a 166 Tournament Longbowman for will not flip unless moderated headwind up to 375', VIP Longbowman for lazer flicks without much if any fade depending on the wind, bookended with a couple Firebirds (one workable, one utility.)
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Old 08-31-2017, 10:03 AM
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I was wondering why anyone would mess with Volts when there are so many good Teebirds out there....
I thought Volts were speed 10 (2.0cm) where Teebirds were speed 7 (1.7cm.)

I suppose a lot of folks need the extra speed to get distance but when I power down my faster discs they fade harded which is completely opposite of what Teebirds sets the standard for, stable straight with little to no fade once seasoned.
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Old 08-31-2017, 10:04 AM
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Im still confused why anyone would throw a tb when they could just throw a volt?
Because the volt only mimics the garbage flight of a fresh champ bird?

It is nice that you can grab a fresh teebird off the shelf for the healthy fade but that is only a couple shots a round. The real magic is in the beat in teebird that goes dead straight start to finish with 400' of range.
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Old 08-31-2017, 10:10 AM
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I've got a GM buddy that uses a VIP Stag for his Teebird lines. Super easy to hyzer flip but still has a decent fade at the end. Not a TB, IMO unless your comparing it to DX.
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Depends on the run you have. Some are just as you describe, and others are more Eagle like. I would never say that a Stag is able to go straight to fade the exact same way a Teebird is, but I have no problem saying that it's a straight up better Eagle L, and that those disc occupy the same bag space.
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Old 08-31-2017, 10:27 AM
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Well, if you want a longer Teebird, get a Thunderbird. Same flight, but the Thunderbird is faster and has better glide.

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Old 08-31-2017, 11:06 AM
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Mint Alpha!!

It's not a knock off, it's better. I still carry a couple teebirds in my bag, but they're mostly just taking up space now


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I thought Volts were speed 10 (2.0cm) where Teebirds were speed 7 (1.7cm.)

I suppose a lot of folks need the extra speed to get distance but when I power down my faster discs they fade harded which is completely opposite of what Teebirds sets the standard for, stable straight with little to no fade once seasoned.
Volts supposedly have an 8.5 cm rim I believe (so "speed" 8.5). I have only a little experience with Volts, but then again a LOT of the discs people are suggesting as Teebird clones or better Teebirds in this thread have wider rims than a Teebird. The lure of marketing seems to keep a lot of manufacturers away from making true speed 7 molds like the Teebird. You might not like Prodigy, but at least one thing I think they did right was make a set of true speed 7 fairway drivers early on before making any hybrid speed 9/10's. Back when I threw their F series protos, I thought the F2 was very creditable Teebird clone.
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Old 08-31-2017, 12:45 PM
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Rival all day. From decently overstable to fairly neutral, just like various Teebirds, but better plastic.
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