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Old 01-28-2020, 01:09 AM
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This is the only MVP putter I haven't messed with yet in premium plastic. How are these for driving/throwing? Which plastic would you pick for lacing tunnel shots? I'm curious if this would work well as a "straight mid" like a Buzzz/QMS/Truth type since I don't like the Matrix and it's the only MVP mid I think they didn't discontinue.

I'm really happy with my N Envy in this role though. Just curious if an Atom is any better after reading all the Pure comparisons.
I had one in Proton that I really liked. Very reliable. Never overshot with it much. It was good for dialing in distance and puring lines.
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Old 01-28-2020, 03:33 AM
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This is the only MVP putter I haven't messed with yet in premium plastic. How are these for driving/throwing? Which plastic would you pick for lacing tunnel shots? I'm curious if this would work well as a "straight mid" like a Buzzz/QMS/Truth type since I don't like the Matrix and it's the only MVP mid I think they didn't discontinue.

I'm really happy with my N Envy in this role though. Just curious if an Atom is any better after reading all the Pure comparisons.
The Proron and E Soft ones both have their benefit. I have thrown them father than any other putter and they bomb, but can control them well on mild s curve or arrogant to super mild fade lines.

It can putt well too if your a snappy spin putter like me. Wish I could learn a push, but I’ve never been able to dial it in.

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Old 01-28-2020, 03:48 AM
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Its in between an Envy and a Proxy. Envy is a straight to fade. Atom has a bit of an S-curve and Proxy is the laser beam. If you have decent angle control, a proxy will slice up tunnel shots. It has enough HSS when new to handle power as long as you don't torque it over. Atom imo, has a bit less HSS but more LSS than a Proxy(obviously some plastics will be bit more/less one way or the other).

In general an Atom and Envy will more or less land in a similar place just take a different flight to get there. Envy has that forward penetrating fade, whereas the Atom will flex a bit b4 fading back more laterally on a hard flat rip. Envy is more forgiving on the OAT usually since its resists turnover more.

If you don't have a proxy, I'd give one a try just for the fun of it. Its a great disc that pairs really well with an Envy. An Atom and an Envy can live in the same bag but there is a lot of overlap there.

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Old 01-28-2020, 10:04 AM
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I agree with the above assessments regarding the Atom. I will add that my heavy Proton Atom is a legit 0 HSS while still fading late, making it fairly unique among overmold driving putters.

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Everything brutalbrutus said... with the addendums:

-depending on your power level the Atom could be a Proxy on roids for you. I can get a great laser rip with them and I prefer the Atom hand feel to the proxy. I think the electron Atom could conceivably masquerade as an electron Proxy.

-0 HSS is my description for the neutron HOC I have, -.5 below a plasma proxy for the electron I tried

I really don't think they can live in the same bag as an Envy unless your Atom is an electron... but I was this "" close to bagging my neutron one over the plasma Envy.

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Old 02-02-2020, 10:28 PM
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Neutron Atom on the TO scale: -0.15 HSS, 0.835 LLSS (Late Low Speed Stability)
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Old 02-03-2020, 09:08 AM
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The biggest contrast to me between the Atom and Proxy is speed of flight and speed of the turn and fade. The Proxy has a thicker nose and squarer shoulder with a bit of a higher profile all-around. This slows the flight a bit, but slows the precession of it's turn and fade more noticeably. My domey soft N Proxies fly like mini Comets with the pure no-turn/no-fade lines. My flat N Proxy gets more turn and fade, but it still has a slower and more methodical flight path than the Atom.

The Atom is low profile with a more rounded and aerodynamic nose. My HOC N Atoms like to get a slight turn and then a late and abrupt fade. The flight looks more mid-like with the low line and quick turn and fade on a flat release.

So basically the Atom is like a mini Buzz and the Proxy is like a mini Comet. While I'm at it the Envy is like a mini Roc.

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While I'm at it the Envy is like a mini Roc.
No turn.. mini Wasp.
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