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Old 02-16-2015, 12:12 PM
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I found the post I remembered:

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...83&postcount=9

I guess initially it was distance driver and putter only - the change was to allow mids as well.

Too bad, because Trak is perfect if you want to play to win.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:23 AM
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I'd agree with Brodysseus...VP/Lace. The Lace family of drivers will skip, too.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:25 AM
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I'd agree with Brodysseus...VP/Lace. The Lace family of drivers will skip, too.
Particularly the frims when thrown low. Still havent thrown the Solace but I could get the oLace to flare out pretty well on low forehand throws.
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Old 02-17-2015, 11:15 AM
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Not allowing fairways is pretty lame on their part. I'm sure it makes the logistics easier, but it's very player-unfriendly for an event like this. Vibram disappoints me more and more with things like this.

Echoing the VP suggestion, as long as you don't mind big beads and deep rims. It's an excellent approach disc and handles any wind. At the very least it should give you a lot of runs at the basket on your second shot.

The Lace is your best bet if as you say you don't mind powering down DDs and if you want to ensure you have a longer disc to cover any hole. Not sure if they're allowing you to choose weight, but if so, try getting a mid 160s one, as they're very workable. If you max at 300' or less you might want something lighter still.

Don't worry about not having access to Softs: they are crazy floppy, well beyond G star, and more niche discs than anything else. I get my VPs in Soft because I love the hit and stick approaches they're capable of, but wouldn't throw anything else in that material.
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So, based on a thread here, I ordered a ULace and a Sole for the VBB, both in 170's (I like a heavier disk) and both in soft.

My understanding is that the ULace needs to be thrown on a 25 - 30% hyzer angle (RHBH) at about 60 - 75% power, and that it will flatten out and perhaps fade a bit to the right at the end, while the sole is just straight and glidey, and that for the soft molds, the trick is just keeping the release fairly smooth with a decent snap?

This will be in 30 to 50 degree weather tomorrow, btw.
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I'm tempted to go Lace + Ibex given the course it's being help at. Too many long holes to go Ibex + putter, which was my original plan.

Trak + putter would have rocked - oh well.
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Trak + putter would have rocked - oh well.
Yeah...this.
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Yeah...this.
Its what I ran the one VBB I Played. Good combo.
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So, based on a thread here, I ordered a ULace and a Sole for the VBB, both in 170's (I like a heavier disk) and both in soft.

My understanding is that the ULace needs to be thrown on a 25 - 30% hyzer angle (RHBH) at about 60 - 75% power, and that it will flatten out and perhaps fade a bit to the right at the end, while the sole is just straight and glidey, and that for the soft molds, the trick is just keeping the release fairly smooth with a decent snap?

This will be in 30 to 50 degree weather tomorrow, btw.
Pretty sure you can't get soft in the BB? You're spot-on with your understanding though. Ulace is very finesse/flippy. Sole is straight but more stable-overstable than stable-understable when new and break in pretty straight.
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Lace/VP is what you're after from what it sounds like. Lace is a wide-rimmed distance driver that likes to skip more than the other Vibram molds, which also powers down nicely for forehand flicks and shorter holes. VP is a deep-dish with very slow, overstable-ness added to it...

Not sure why you can't pick Trak/Ascent, but my guess is that #1) too many people were picking these discs that the factory ran out, #2) too many people were winning BB with these discs, or #3) Vibram is looking to promote their brand better by putting their distance drivers in more player's hands (which makes the most sense to me from a business stand-point).
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