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Old 01-29-2020, 06:46 PM
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I don't use it very often (at least in winter) but it's a fantastic FH option when I don't need the HSS and LSS that the FD3 brings. It also allows me to have more HSS/LSS than an FD might provide if the wind has gotten up but I still want the same type of distance

I can see where the FD2 might be nice for forehands but since I’m probably 95-98% backhand it just didn’t do anything special for me. My FD3’s are Doombird III’s and they’re flat and not nearly as beefy as you would think. I actually get a similar flight and more distance with them than I can get with the FD2 so I just couldn’t justify sticking an FD2 in my rotation.

Maybe I should drag my FD2’s out and try to throw them forehand and see what happens.
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Old 01-30-2020, 08:29 AM
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Much like the Royal Rage, this run of FD2 is quite flat. Additionally, these came out a little stiffer than the Royal Rage which was in the Color Glow C-Line plastic.
Well, that's a little disappointing. I was hoping this would be like the softer jolly launcher-ish C-Line's I've felt up in my local store recently. That blend is much better suited for woods play IMO, which is one of the reasons I still want this disc in my bag. Now I'm wishing this was coming out in Swirly S-Line instead of the stiff C.
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Old 01-30-2020, 12:49 PM
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I can see where the FD2 might be nice for forehands but since I’m probably 95-98% backhand it just didn’t do anything special for me. My FD3’s are Doombird III’s and they’re flat and not nearly as beefy as you would think. I actually get a similar flight and more distance with them than I can get with the FD2 so I just couldn’t justify sticking an FD2 in my rotation.

Maybe I should drag my FD2’s out and try to throw them forehand and see what happens.
different arm speeds obviously

I use a DB3 and a DB2
My DB3 is more OS and less glide than my DB2 (I should say I have 2 DB2s...1 flat and 1 domey...the flat one is closer to a Thunderbird flight whereas the domey one is very OS)

given the stability on my DB3 I don't think I'd get it farther than by FD2
I suspect I'd get the DB2 farther tho
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Old 01-30-2020, 06:31 PM
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Got a pink first run scaled 173g. Pleased to see they were standard stock price. 👍

Dude at the shop says he's hearing they're flying like a beefy Eagle X. Profile seems more similar to an Eagle than anything else to me. Gonna throw it a bit this weekend.
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Old 01-31-2020, 02:07 PM
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Other than the foil, is there a difference between the first run and stock stamps?
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Old 01-31-2020, 04:12 PM
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Other than the foil, is there a difference between the first run and stock stamps?
I have one of each and I can't tell a difference. Grip, stiffness, and shape are the same between the two. Got four more showing up tomorrow. They do have the sharp flashing that the Royal Rages had, fwiw.

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Old 01-31-2020, 04:29 PM
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Other than the foil, is there a difference between the first run and stock stamps?
No. One for collecting, one for throwing (basically).

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Old 02-01-2020, 06:25 PM
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Yeah, these are beefy. I'm just working back into things and my BH form sux but I had to force flex it to get any distance BH. My FH form is better and I could mash on it pretty flat and get a tiny bit of turn, good straight distance and solid fade. Throwing it 300' plus.

I'm gonna say 7/4/0/2.5-3, beefy Eagle X flight sounds about right. Gonna have to see if I like it better than an Eagle. I think the FD2 gets the nod for FH but more research is required.

Totally different disc than the RR imop.

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Old 02-01-2020, 11:05 PM
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Yeah, these are beefy. [...] Totally different disc than the RR imop.
Is this with the flashing left intact or removed?
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Old 02-02-2020, 02:28 AM
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Who leaves flashing intact? Crazies.

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