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Old 07-06-2017, 12:00 PM
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How do the plastics compare for stability? Star vs Champion vs G*?
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Old 07-06-2017, 12:06 PM
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How do the plastics compare for stability? Star vs Champion vs G*?
From most overstable to least in my experience:

DX (first run stiff DX at least, not sure about current run)
Star
Pro
Champion
GStar

Note that the Pro I have started almost as OS as Star, but I think other people have gotten pros that were less stable, so Pro might be above or below champion depending on the current Pro blend. I also have no experience with the metal flakes.
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Old 07-06-2017, 12:26 PM
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MF.is the same as champ for me.

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Old 07-06-2017, 12:27 PM
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Big Jerms in swirl star are a pleasant surprise. could be best disc bought of 2017.
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Old 07-06-2017, 01:42 PM
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I want to order another one but some of the bad colors I've seen have scared me away.
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Old 07-07-2017, 10:23 AM
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I threw a fresh pro that was stable to understable, almost flippy. The g*s I've thrown are stable/overstable, straight to fade and only turn in solid headwinds.
I've also thrown a fresh mf champ that was overstable. Not a meat hook, but it was a lot more stable than the g*
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Old 07-07-2017, 02:28 PM
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Big Jerms in swirl star are a pleasant surprise. could be best disc bought of 2017.
Please elaborate.
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Old 07-08-2017, 01:26 PM
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I just like the plastic, fairly rigid star swirl. This disc is longer more glidey than the normal star stuff I had tried.

You know, it is just a good looking disc in the type of plastic I like and it flies as long as any thunder I've thrown.
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Old 08-28-2017, 05:40 PM
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Shout out to my Star Thunderbird which got me the birdie on Hole 2 at Blue Lake during a tournament this last weekend. The hole is 425 feet with an OB line all the way down the left side and a pair of guardian trees in the middle of the fairly about 300 feet up with the right tree being a mando. I decided to layup the hole with my Thunderbird for the tournament to avoid OB rather than going for it with a distance driver. I got over on my drive a little bit and went between the trees getting pretty close to the mando, then faded gently back for a 25 foot putt. I didn't even know I could throw a Thunderbird 400 feet on such a tight line before that shot, but my Star Thunderbird just keeps getting better and better. It's a great mold for sure.

Incidentally, wasn't it a Big Jerm Thunderbird that I saw McBeth throw a 600 foot eagle with on hole 1 at the Idlewild Open during the final round? The commentators didn't say the disc, but the stamp looked like that Big Jerm Thunderbird he put in his bag recently.
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Old 08-28-2017, 05:48 PM
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So these Big Jerm Thunderbirds fly like champs normally do? They fly that way when McBeth throws them too...but the initial stars that came out were super beefy, right?
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