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Old 12-31-2018, 11:27 PM
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Dropped the Meteor, going to try to cover those shots with my beat old ESP Buzzz. Added a beat up Jawbreaker Zone from my bins. Works really well for controlled forehand shots.

The BB Omega is still working out really well. My putting is as good, if not slightly better, than it ever was with Wizards.



BB Omega, ET - Putts
BB Omega, ET - Putts/Drives
BB Omega, AP - Drives/Upshots
Omega, SS - Drives/Upshots/Jump Putts/Straddle Putts
Zone, Jawbreaker - Beat, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers
Zone, ESP - Fresh, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers


Buzzz, ESP - Beat
Buzzz, TI - Fresh
Buzzz, Swirly ESP - Most OS Buzzz


JLS, M - Straight/Understable shots
JLS, Q - Dead straight start to finish.
JLS, Glow - Straight with Fade


Roadrunner, Star - Understable distance
Roadrunner, Champion - Max weight and more stable than the star.
OLF, S, 1.1 - Max Distance
OLF, S, 1.1 - Straight with Fade
OLF, S, 1.4 - Most overstable OLF
Predator, Z - Wind, thumbers, easy hyzers


Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, Color Glow - Headwind Open Field Max Distance
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:19 PM
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We had our first weekly league match this past Saturday and I did terrible. It was 40f and soaking rain; I couldn't grip anything other than my JB Zones and my XT putters. I made a point to order some JB Buzzzs right when I got home for situations like that in the future. I also have a healthy stash of JB Wasps in my bins to pair with the Buzzzs in case they aren't as stable as I'd like.

My main issue is what to do about drivers for the cold/wet weather. 90% of my driver shots are with either the OLF or JLS. I have a small stash of DX Teebirds that I'm considering but I'm also curious about something like DX Thunderbirds.
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:55 PM
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Most dx thunderbirds are really nice. If you can go to a store, there are still a lot of the super stiff, flat and grippy ones from early runs out there. I would get a few of those to replace your OLF's.
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Old 01-08-2019, 04:11 PM
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Most dx thunderbirds are really nice. If you can go to a store, there are still a lot of the super stiff, flat and grippy ones from early runs out there. I would get a few of those to replace your OLF's.
So the newer runs are no good? I'm 45 minutes from the closest store so it's tough for me to get out there to feel them up.
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:26 PM
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So the newer runs are no good? I'm 45 minutes from the closest store so it's tough for me to get out there to feel them up.
I haven't really felt any that aren't good actually. I don't know how many runs have been made. There's a good chance that if you ordered one online it would be good.

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Old 01-16-2019, 04:26 PM
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Found some Undertakers in my bin and decided to give them a shot with all the new hype around them. Worked out well enough during our weekly league match Saturday, not nearly as long as I'd expect for a 1.9 rim. I dropped the JLS to test these out. Also added a meteor back in the bag as it's key in the woods.

BB Omega, ET - Putts
BB Omega, ET - Putts/Drives
BB Omega, AP - Drives/Upshots
Omega, SS - Drives/Upshots/Jump Putts/Straddle Putts
Zone, Jawbreaker - Beat, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers
Zone, ESP - Fresh, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers

Meteor, ESP - Straight to understable.
Buzzz, TI - Fresh
Buzzz, Swirly ESP - Most OS Buzzz

Undertaker, X - Least Stable
Undertaker, Z - Stable
Undertaker, Big Z - Most Stable
Predator, Z - Wind, thumbers, easy hyzers

Roadrunner, Star - Understable distance
Roadrunner, Champion - Max weight and more stable than the star.
OLF, S, 1.1 - Max Distance
OLF, S, 1.1 - Straight with Fade
OLF, S, 1.4 - Most overstable OLF

Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, Color Glow - Headwind Open Field Max Distance
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Old 02-02-2019, 05:48 PM
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Missed a lot of putts at the local Ice Bowl last weekend and decided to give beadless putters another go. I found some X-Soft Roaches in my bins and putted pretty well during weekly leagues. I made a ton of longer putts that are usually iffy for me. Also dropped the Undertakers for a pair of Stalkers.

Roach, Soft-X - Putts
Roach, Soft-X - Putts/Drives
Roach, Jawbreaker - Drives/Upshots
Roach, Jawbreaker - Drives/Upshots
Zone, Jawbreaker - Beat, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers
Zone, ESP - Fresh, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers

Meteor, ESP - Straight to understable.
Buzzz, TI - Fresh
Buzzz, Swirly ESP - Most OS Buzzz

Stalker, Z (First Run) - Straight with a hair of turn
Stalker, Z - Dead straight
Predator, Z - Wind, thumbers, easy hyzers

Roadrunner, Star - Understable distance
Roadrunner, Champion - Max weight and more stable than the star.
OLF, S, 1.1 - Max Distance
OLF, S, 1.1 - Straight with Fade
OLF, S, 1.4 - Most overstable OLF

Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, Color Glow - Headwind Open Field Max Distance
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:50 AM
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Picked up a TI Roach on a whim for a driving putter and I'm really digging it. It was a little to slick for me at first but that beat off and now it feels great. It's amazing how it doesn't deviate off of it's flight path, start to finish. I was throwing some warm-up shots before league with it and another player said "Wow, that was straight. Looked like a Nova flight.".

I also swapped out my ESP Zone for a fresh Jawbreaker for the cold weather.

I'm looking forward to trying out the Raptor when production runs become available. I love my predators for backhand but they just don't feel that great in the hand for forehand. Forehand is a part of my game I'm trying to improve for 2019.

Roach, Soft-X - Putts
Roach, Soft-X - Putts/Upshots
Roach, Jawbreaker - Drives/Upshots
Roach, TI - Drives/Upshots
Zone, Jawbreaker - Beat, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers
Zone, Jawbreaker - Fresh, Drives/Upshots Forehand/Backhand/Thumbers

Meteor, ESP - Straight to understable
Buzzz, TI - Buzzz stuff
Buzzz, Swirly ESP - Most OS Buzzz

Stalker, Z (First Run) - Straight with a hair of turn
Stalker, Z - Dead straight
Predator, Z - Wind, thumbers, easy hyzers

Roadrunner, Star - Understable distance
Roadrunner, Champion - Max weight and more stable than the star.
OLF, S, 1.1 - Max Distance
OLF, S, 1.1 - Straight with Fade
OLF, S, 1.4 - Most overstable OLF

Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, M - Open Field Max Distance
Scorpius, Color Glow - Headwind Open Field Max Distance
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Old 02-21-2019, 08:47 PM
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How would you compare the Roaches to your Omegas? I have a Roach that my wife uses when she wants to come out and throw. I remember liking it, but don't want to lose her favorite disc. Of course I could get another, but I haven't bought another putter since I made the switch to Omegas. If I remember correctly they are pretty similar, but you have much more recent testing that I do.
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:32 AM
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How would you compare the Roaches to your Omegas? I have a Roach that my wife uses when she wants to come out and throw. I remember liking it, but don't want to lose her favorite disc. Of course I could get another, but I haven't bought another putter since I made the switch to Omegas. If I remember correctly they are pretty similar, but you have much more recent testing that I do.
Must have missed this reply, sorry.

I can't really compare the Roach to my Omegas as I was putting with XT Big Beads and throwing a SS. The SS was far to soft for me to try to put with, the flight plate was very thin if I recall.

I'd imagine the Roach putts as well as any Aviar type disc. I just like the hand feel as well as Soft-X and Jawbreaker plastic.
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