Go Back   Disc Golf Course Review > Equipment > Discs

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #41  
Old 07-23-2021, 05:31 PM
aphilso1's Avatar
aphilso1 aphilso1 is offline
Double Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Utah
Years Playing: 4
Courses Played: 49
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,694
Niced 1,209 Times in 714 Posts
Default

I don't have a specific recommendation for the OP, but just want to say you should absolutely NOT do what bnrstnkr's post above suggests. It is horrible advice.

I know nothing about the Sting mold, and very little about Discraft's CryZtal plastic. Perhaps it is a fantastic disc. But I highly doubt it is unique (because almost no molds are), and there is absolutely no reason why anyone should be buying a single run disc for the OP's situation. That is a recipe for heartache when the disc is lost or beats in, and then you're right back here looking for a replacement. Limited run discs can serve a purpose. Doing a run in a more stable plastic is a nice way of allowing players to add a stable bookend to a cycle of an already beloved mold. But to recommend an expensive disc that isn't going to be replaceable, when there are likely a dozen other options instead? Sheesh. Worst internet advice I've read today.
Sponsored Links

Niced: (2)
Reply With Quote
  #42  
Old 07-24-2021, 12:12 AM
hawgdriver's Avatar
hawgdriver hawgdriver is offline
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Location: denver area
Posts: 322
Niced 135 Times in 97 Posts
Default

Yeah, I'm still wondering what the answer is to this riddle. I liked the response of a beat-in Kaxe. First and foremost it has to be a sturdy OS disc.

Wasp is probably great too, that's my advice if someone comes along afterward. It's not for me though.

I'd love it if my Hex could take the FH juice. Maybe I'll improve my touch, but at this point it would be asking for a bad score on that hole.

That's why I throw the disc I do, I am about 99% sure to hit the gap (great feel, good form with the disc), and 90% sure it will ride on plane down the tunnel and not go left or right. It's just the awkward finish I'd like to replace, and that's more of a driver vs. putter/mid kind of thing.

So, a stable mid that doesn't dump like an OS disc. Actually, the midrange version of an Envy would be great. An Envy is close to being great. That Bullfrog idea is pretty close to being on point. The 'beat in Kaxe' theory is suspect in that the Kaxe has an OS driver type finish if there's any height under it at all. I'd like a subdued fade at the end.
Reply With Quote
  #43  
Old 07-24-2021, 12:37 PM
ThrowaEnvy's Avatar
ThrowaEnvy ThrowaEnvy is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pender Is. B.C.
Years Playing: 16
Courses Played: 5
Posts: 3,686
Niced 1,897 Times in 1,234 Posts
Default

Yeah for that shot I'd be going FH envy or a stable domey Comet 176-180g Z... either would fade in a controlled way... though really for me I'd go BH 174-176 comet z or esp but I'm a Bh guy if I don't want fade.

Takes some touch to FH a comet but that would be a solid bet, if you don't have one you should try one. Definitely for BH. See multiple threads* haha.

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
  #44  
Old 07-24-2021, 02:50 PM
hawgdriver's Avatar
hawgdriver hawgdriver is offline
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Location: denver area
Posts: 322
Niced 135 Times in 97 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ThrowaEnvy View Post
Yeah for that shot I'd be going FH envy or a stable domey Comet 176-180g Z... either would fade in a controlled way... though really for me I'd go BH 174-176 comet z or esp but I'm a Bh guy if I don't want fade.

Takes some touch to FH a comet but that would be a solid bet, if you don't have one you should try one. Definitely for BH. See multiple threads* haha.
I just got a Tursas in a Westside box. It will take some practice, but I'll try.
Reply With Quote
  #45  
Old 07-24-2021, 04:06 PM
ThrowaEnvy's Avatar
ThrowaEnvy ThrowaEnvy is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pender Is. B.C.
Years Playing: 16
Courses Played: 5
Posts: 3,686
Niced 1,897 Times in 1,234 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hawgdriver View Post
I just got a Tursas in a Westside box. It will take some practice, but I'll try.
That is probably a better FH option than a Comet, touch more speed...
Reply With Quote
  #46  
Old 07-24-2021, 04:27 PM
Ballz Ballz is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2020
Posts: 2
Niced 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

being a fh dominant player heres what i use for fh straight laser shots
i find the berg to be lazer straight to finish if you throw it like you mean it, and thats about 200ft for my arm
zone does similar out to 250 once its beat in a bit
quake same to 300

those are my fh discs that can take torque while still being slower speeds
power down a bit and they gain some fade at the end
power down a lot and they are utility style fade

i love the kaxe as a fh hyzer flip disc, but its pretty flippy if you really put power into it and not nearly as torque resistant as those other 3

just picked up a buzz os that i want to compare to the quake, hoping its a bit more os and flies as far but keeps some fade at finish and can fight out of anny for flex lines better

quake is an incredible fh disc and im using it more and more as i gain trust in it, its replacing many of my 9/10 spd off the tee drives with more control in placement, highly recommend fh players give it a try

every fh player should have a berg, throw it hard and it can take a lot more power than you think, it wont turn over and roll like a normal putter will, such a versatile disc, i think at least a half dozen friends have bought them after trying mine

im also really liking the kasta lots as a control fairway driver that has some turn but holds up well to being torqued on as a fh player, its a lot more controllable than the tl3 i previously used in this slot and a better fh disc if you can find a flat topped one imo

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
  #47  
Old 08-05-2021, 04:59 AM
mavsfan's Avatar
mavsfan mavsfan is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: SS, TX
Years Playing: 29.2
Courses Played: 21
Throwing Style: LHBH
Posts: 180
Niced 18 Times in 16 Posts
Default

As a LHFH player I would hit that shot with my Felon that I have beat the fade out of... It still fades a some powered down and take my chances with the skip. Maybe a powered down Roadrunner - anything I do here is powered way down to hit the gap and opposite of what you need.

Hitting the gap line LHBH may end up to be a beat Buzz or QJLS...
But my first attempt is likely my fairly neutral (beat) Z-Cyclone that I use more as a mid-hybrid than a fairway. It has a bit of the characteristics you desired in that it has a dumpy fade and is not much of a skipper, but starts off like the fairway driver it is supposed to be.

Not sure how that would feel with a FH grip but for the shot you show it is how I would approach the tunnel initially in my bag.

Niced: (1)
Reply With Quote
  #48  
Old 08-05-2021, 01:52 PM
hawgdriver's Avatar
hawgdriver hawgdriver is offline
Birdie Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Location: denver area
Posts: 322
Niced 135 Times in 97 Posts
Default

Looking forward to playing it again sometime. I'd be really curious to see how my Tursas does on a powered down slight flip. The finish would be perfect, just not sure about the left-right play as it goes down the tunnel.
Reply With Quote
  #49  
Old 08-10-2021, 11:53 AM
ThrowaEnvy's Avatar
ThrowaEnvy ThrowaEnvy is online now
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pender Is. B.C.
Years Playing: 16
Courses Played: 5
Posts: 3,686
Niced 1,897 Times in 1,234 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hawgdriver View Post
Looking forward to playing it again sometime. I'd be really curious to see how my Tursas does on a powered down slight flip. The finish would be perfect, just not sure about the left-right play as it goes down the tunnel.
So out of curiosity... is your Hex filling this role now?
Reply With Quote
 

  #50  
Old 08-10-2021, 12:13 PM
aphilso1's Avatar
aphilso1 aphilso1 is offline
Double Eagle Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Utah
Years Playing: 4
Courses Played: 49
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,694
Niced 1,209 Times in 714 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mavsfan View Post
As a LHFH player I would hit that shot with my Felon that I have beat the fade out of...
Stop the presses. You beat the fade out of a Felon?!? How long has that disc been in your bag? I've thrown my least stable Felon for three years; while it now has quite a bit of turn, it still has nearly all of its fade. For me it's a mold that loses HSS but maintains LSS as it ages.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bearing replacement on GottaGo GottaThrow Cart marcwatts Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 1 08-25-2016 05:10 PM
NEW/USED DYNAMIC DISC OPEN ESP TORQUE!! BirdmanCR The Marketplace 1 02-29-2012 12:11 PM
Ever have a disc you hated turn out to be a disc you could throw 450+ straight? LookIhitAtREE General Disc Golf Chat 14 07-20-2011 07:33 AM
Midrange Beat in and Straight Finishes jenb Discs 38 04-07-2011 11:33 AM
Straight approach disc jtbingster Discs 44 11-29-2010 09:04 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.