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Old 10-04-2017, 12:50 PM
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yes talking 150 class plastic. If there is a tread already please join this to it.
recently i switched to lighter 150 class plastic for my driver following a pinched nerve in my neck. because i am a plastic hoarder i had several disc in the basement bins to choose from, but thought i would start a tread about the 150 class to answer questions like were to buy, what molds are offered, which plastic holds up the best.

I enjoy the innova starlite, 400g and air from prodigy the most.
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Old 10-04-2017, 02:29 PM
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Question - aside from MVP, are there any manufacturers offering air discs that are specifically devoid of bubbles in the outer rim? If I remember correctly, early Blizzard had the bubbles in the flight plate, and DC/Trilogy may have made some claim about improved durability.
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Old 10-04-2017, 02:32 PM
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I think Starlite is one of these, and I would say that Trillogy ones I've tried are better. I had an air King that was a great OH disc. Almost flew like an Epic.
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Old 10-04-2017, 02:43 PM
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Unfortunately, Innova's quality control on Blizzard plastic went to the dogs in recent months. And I mean that semi-literally: the outer rim of some of these discs look and feel like a dog chewed on the rims.

I have three Starlite discs: Valkyrie, Boss, and Tern. The Valk flies pretty much like a Valk. The Boss is flippy and inconsistent, but I could throw that thing longer than any other disc I have.

The Starlite Tern, however, felt awful in my hand... by that, I mean the plastic felt awful. And that disc did not fly like a Tern to me. The Starlite Tern experience killed my desire to try any more Starlite discs.

I once felt a River and Saint in the Air plastic (whatever they call it), and that plastic felt bad, too, so I didn't try either of those discs.

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Old 10-04-2017, 02:55 PM
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the latest run of zlite from discraft was better then earlier runs. i have a 158 crank ss that you can't see or feel any bubbles in. also got 2 lucid air trespasses from a tourney a couple months ago that are 156 and you can see a little bit of the bubbles but can't feel any. the trespasses are more stable then heavier one i have thrown and the crank ss flies like my ti one does.
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Old 10-04-2017, 05:01 PM
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I have tried throwing a fair number of 150 class discs in the past, but generally found them to be more temperamental than heavier discs. Air currents push them around more easily, and normal disc wear and tear often leads to more significant changes in their flights compared to heavier discs. Also, I play wooded courses most often, and place more of a premium on accuracy than distance. And, I am not so terrible at getting adequate distance with my 167+ gm drivers and 173+ gm midranges and putters. Therefore, 150 class discs are just not on my radar right now.

Oh. Also, I recall thinking that the Latitude Opto Air discs and Discraft zlite discs were rather bland looking - the colors looked sort of washed out. When looking at them, I would find myself making comparisons to skim milk with its light blue label and watered down taste. If that works for some, then great, but I am an unabashed heavier disc snob. No skim milk discs for me.
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Old 10-04-2017, 05:09 PM
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Just stay away from the EDGE lite Innova discs these are discs from 130 grams to 140 grams only and the wind takes them bad especially the Pole Cat or the just plain lighter Sonic's from Innova anything under 140 grams.
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Old 10-04-2017, 05:16 PM
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Oh these discs are DX above.
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Check out Prodgy 400G plastic, it's pretty legit

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When I was a 150 class thrower, my drivers of choice were the trio of AIR Saint Pro, AIR Saint and AIR Hatchet. The latest runs (<1 year old) looked and felt nice, with the AIR mostly in the flight plate and solid, durable rims.

I've also thrown the Trilogy's "Easy to Use" discs. While not AIR plastic, the DD Breakout and Lat64 Jade are decently stable 150 class fliers that wear nicely...
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