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Old 04-28-2009, 06:03 PM
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Ok, so I bought a Star Boss, even though I knew it was too fast for me. I figured I would use it in a strong headwind or for open, downhill shots.

Anyways, I have found a wonderful use for it: hardcore hyzer turns, especially out of the rough. If you throw this level without a full run up or X-step, this puppy skips like a mofo and has gotten me out of 2 jams BIG time. I can make it basically do a 90 degree turn, which is super helpful. Instead of just being on the fairway, I get on the fairway and have a skip toward the basket.

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Old 04-28-2009, 06:06 PM
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Good point. I hate laying up into the fairway without any forward progress.
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:38 PM
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I never lay up in the fair way...! I always try some crazy shot that 95% of the time fails and gives me an extra stroke anyway.
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I never lay up in the fair way...! I always try some crazy shot that 95% of the time fails and gives me an extra stroke anyway.
hmmm... that sounds familiar...
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:34 PM
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That has pretty much been the story on the Boss since the begining. You can do some crazy amazing Hyzer stuff with it. Saw a guy through a huge hyzer with a Boss that not only moved well over 100 ft right to left but was also out there close to 400 ft straight line distance from tee to disc.
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:29 PM
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I use a Champ Banshee for these shots. May try the Boss. It takes a lot of self control to just pitch out of trouble and not try the "impossible" shot.
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:26 AM
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hmmm... that sounds familiar...
sounds very familiar.
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:41 AM
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Interesting, might have to try that, I usually just throw a thumber with my Xcal to get of trouble.
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:52 AM
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I pretty much only use the Boss to get out of trouble. If I need to throw a big hyzer around a tree, like you described, it's perfect. I've also been using it for tomahawks lately, and it's worked pretty well. My arm isn't quite strong enough to use it as one of my main drivers, but it still comes in handy to have it around.
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Old 04-29-2009, 02:29 AM
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throwing the boss that way is probably more accurate than a short, quickly turning roller. good idea, i'll have to try it.
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