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Old 01-06-2014, 09:18 PM
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Hey guys, I have struggled finding a comparable teebird esque disc that I like. Does anyone throw the ascent and is this a disc that can fill a teebird slot?
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Old 01-06-2014, 09:22 PM
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Can't really tell you about the ascent, but I can tell you the Icon Rival from Legacy is the best teebird-like disc w/o actually being a teebird
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Old 01-06-2014, 09:41 PM
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I get similar distance but have found the ascent to be a little less stable than a tee bird. If thrown low it tends to not fade much but will fade more than a teebird if thrown higher.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:38 PM
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I get similar distance but have found the ascent to be a little less stable than a tee bird. If thrown low it tends to not fade much but will fade more than a teebird if thrown higher.
When was the last time you threw one? The mold has a couple variants with the newest being considerably more stable. Though the the ones less stable than a teebird are very nice for having a flippier ascent out of the box. With the new run of ascents you could easily have a fairway setup covering all shots.
Beefiest ascent is like a banshee, some heavy firms and glows run high parting line of the newest run, some kind of tooling on the back usually a 1 or something else.
Next is the firm and medium of the same 1 tooled run but ends up being more of what I believe the ascent to truly be, it has a nice HSS with a nice fade, most teebird like.
Then older run mediums can run stable to under stable under high speed but have high fade.
More to add I can't think of now.

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Old 01-06-2014, 10:48 PM
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Yesterday - I throw a one year old medium 168g ascent almost every round.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:01 PM
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Wish i still had mine it made a sweet hyzer flip turnover disc. I have a newer old run I'm trying to break in, plus two firms of the newer run. Ones parting line reaches the top of the other firms wing, only 1 gram difference but the first is a meathook, it rivals my XXX but I've come to terms that if I beat it up it won't be anywhere near that. My glow is also the same meat hook.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:21 PM
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I don't throw a teebird, but I've thrown the Ascent regularly for a couple years. I have 4 of them atm and none have the tooling from the 'other' mold fwiw (including the glows unless I'm blind which could easily be the case). I use them flat on FH drives for a straight flight with a small amount of fade, given some angle on the release they can carry a line through the flight. Not flippy unless form is bad. I use them BH much less as I can cover the range of shots with the Ibex/Trak/Lace.
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i used to throw a medium 175 ascent and it flew like a well seasoned teebird

nothing against the disc but it's sitting my closet and out of rotation at the moment
maybe i'll bring it back out
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Old 01-07-2014, 10:50 AM
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I got one at the birdie bash last year, and for my arm strength it has some beef - it is a disc I can count on for a good fade at the end of every flight, and can handle wind. I've thrown some pretty nice flex shots with it as well. To me it is more comparable to a Banshee than a Teebird.
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I currently have replaced my Teebirds with my Ascents for the winter weather.
Generally I throw about 315-330 golf distance with them so by no means am I a power thrower but they go straight with a little fade at the end.
My Teebirds seemed to fade a little stronger than my Ascents at the start but in general they were pretty similar flights. If you like the rubber feel then they are an excellent swap in my opinion.
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