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20 3 4.17%
40 30 41.67%
60 25 34.72%
80 12 16.67%
100 2 2.78%
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:36 AM
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Default What is your distance gap between Mid and Fwy?

I kind of fit in the Feldberg camp, mold maximization!!! At the same time I carry multiples of each disc. I'm just doing some future planning for my bag this year.

I carry Rocs and Teebirds. Thats SET. I'm thinking what about fitting a disc between the two? One of the longer Mid/tweener discs. I've always not been a power down guy, I like to throw the slowest disc possible to reach the target most of the time.

So a disc like a Truth/Squall/Warship type. A long fast mid, anyone throw these along with a slower mid?
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:41 AM
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I kind of fit in the Feldberg camp, mold maximization!!! At the same time I carry multiples of each disc. I'm just doing some future planning for my bag this year.

I carry Rocs and Teebirds. Thats SET. I'm thinking what about fitting a disc between the two? One of the longer Mid/tweener discs. I've always not been a power down guy, I like to throw the slowest disc possible to reach the target most of the time.

So a disc like a Truth/Squall/Warship type. A long fast mid, anyone throw these along with a slower mid?
I've always thrown a roc and I just recently started throwing a Teebird and I'm in love but for me personally there's only a 30' or so difference between the two so I don't see a reason to squeeze another disc in a spot that small.
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:48 AM
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My gap last year was about 70'. My guess is that will grow to the 80-100 range this year.

The question comes down to, can I power a TB down better then throwing a Tweener. Would adding another mold cause more harm then help? Less consistency?
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:53 AM
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About 60 for me. I max out at about 360 with a DX Roc and about 420 with a Star Eagle. But honestly I can power down an Eagle to about 300-330 just fine so there's no real gap there.
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as you get better the gap really shouldn't be getting bigger IMO.
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What is a fairway? Volt? Pd? Leopard?

The definition is part of the problem. I'd consider the Zombee to be a slow fairway driver.

If I compare my Axis and Amp I'd say there's around a 40' difference. Give or take. But then, the Axis is also a "fast" mid.
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i don't really know my distance gap. i know my comets go a long way, same with the ghost.

as far as powering something down, i've found that one of my dx teebirds was flippy out of the gate. it powers down wonderfully for standstill drives, which is something i prefer to do to an extent.
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The Zombee, as much as I hate the name, is a pretty good tweener disc. I also like the Warship. I don't carry either, my mids will go about 330'-350' and fairways about 380'-400'. So I don't NEED a tweener disc because I can throw a fairway 360' easily by not throwing as hard. But for your situation, I'd suggest the Zombee or Warship.
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as you get better the gap really shouldn't be getting bigger IMO.
I think it's mostly power level. I'm no pro no doubt but to look at some of them there is a 100 foot gap at full rip. If I had that gap I think a tweener would be useful.

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I think it's mostly power level. I'm no pro no doubt but to look at some of them there is a 100 foot gap at full rip. If I had that gap I think a tweener would be useful.
You aren't going to be throwing everything at full rip. A fairway should be able to power down enough to cover this gap.
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