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Has anyone heard if Vibram has plans to expand their selection of mids? They have four or five discs in each of the other three categories, but only two mids. Adding a disc more OS than the Obex and another more US than the Ibex would really complete things nicely!
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Old 06-28-2016, 10:57 AM
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They are releasing two new mids later this year.

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They are releasing two new mids later this year.

Good! Any more specific time frame?
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Old 07-02-2016, 11:15 AM
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I had mistakenly believed that the Onyx was the understable mid-range, but it is more of a fairway driver. Steven Dodge has envisioned a 16-disc lineup. This helps maximize production of rubber molds among other things.

We will just have to wait and see, because ever since the Four20 fiasco Mr. Dodge has been playing things close to the chest, i.e. not really announcing anything officially until a mold is ready for the store shelves.
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Old 07-02-2016, 03:18 PM
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Nothing has been sent to the testers, but there is a new mid that was seen recently at Maple Hill. Maybe all testing was done in-house. Looks to be the US mid....'Launch'. No idea on release info or the OS disc that's in the works as well.
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Old 07-02-2016, 05:57 PM
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That's good news! Obviously there hasn't been much press from Vibram Disc Golf, but I'm sure that is related to Mr. Dodge staying busy with tournaments and such.
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Old 07-04-2016, 09:42 PM
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Love to see an US mid added to Vibram's line up. I just picked up an Unlace to replace my beat Avenger SS and it just crushes the Avenger in both distance and control.
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I need a OS mid yesterday. Something with a hard left turn in rubber would be great.
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Rubber Verdict, please. If Vibram is releasing two new mids, as mentioned up-thread, you'd have to think they're filling the glaring holes in their lineup: understable mid/turnover slot, and an overstable mid that holds sweeping hyzers or flex shots with dependable fade. The opposite ends of the Vibram midrange spectrum have been neglected during their quest to make a fairway driver with every possible flight number combination.
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I can see the understable mid-range need, because a lot of better players carry a Fuse or Tangent for those type of shots. Mids tend to be more controllable than fairways, which is important on right-turning holes.

There is a debate whether or not anyone really needs an overstable mid-range, at all... most folks will just power down a fairway driver, like an Eagle. The overstable mid-range slot appeals to some players, but not as much to others...
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