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Old 07-18-2018, 06:14 PM
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Back in the mid to late eighties, I had a Fastback Freestyle disc. I have been trying to figure put what it was as I would love to have another as an approach disc.

It was a nice firm premimim plastic, it had an association name stamped on it as well as the word freestyle.

I just ordered a sky styler thinking that may have been it, but no, what I had was much smaller diameter and shorter with a flat edge.

It also felt heavier than any other fastback I ever threw.

Anyone have any ideas? I am dying to play with one again. I don't really care if it is approved or not, as I don't play in tournaments.

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Old 07-18-2018, 06:25 PM
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Destiny Discs had a fastback. It was called a Wizzback maybe? Anyway, I think it was smaller diameter than a Sky Styler and all the Destiny Discs had the potential to be a lot heavier than they were supposed to be. It wouldn't have been premium plastic, though.
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Old 07-18-2018, 06:30 PM
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Oh, I had a thought. Does Bill Wright still own the Wright Life? Somebody there might have a better idea. https://www.wrightlife.com/

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Old 07-18-2018, 06:37 PM
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Destiny Discs had a fastback. It was called a Wizzback maybe? Anyway, I think it was smaller diameter than a Sky Styler and all the Destiny Discs had the potential to be a lot heavier than they were supposed to be. It wouldn't have been premium plastic, though.
Ok, maybe not premium plastic, more like the plastic ultimate discs are made of, but firmer...not the waxy DX type plastic
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Old 07-18-2018, 08:59 PM
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The only fastbacks I remember were pretty light weight and made of the standard frisbee plastic of the day. They were popular as dog catch discs. Have a look through Marvin's Collection...

http://www.marvinsflyingdisccollection.com/

...if it's not there, it was probably a figment of your imagination.
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You might also want to ask in the frisbee collector group on FB.
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Have a look:

https://www.google.com/search?client...&bih=705&dpr=1
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Thanks guys, you have given me a lot to look at. I am not for sure that what I had was a wham-o. If it was, it may have been the super pro or the 50 mold. So, it may have not been a fastback after all...lots of years for memory to get fuzzy.
It did have the ringed top though.

I do remember having what looked to be a fb6 before and the freestyle was an upgrade in weight....but it wasn't a ultimate styled deep dish.
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Old 07-21-2018, 10:30 AM
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Here's a Wham-O fastback in 165-175 weight. I've never seen or heard of this model before.

https://www.wrightlife.com/collector...nal-packaging/

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The heaviest wham-o fastback I have in my box of old frisbees is 110g. I was surprised how nice it flew on shots <150'. I could see a heavier fastback being nice.
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