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Old 05-10-2012, 08:02 PM
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Just wondering what you Destroyer throwers prefer for your long turnover shots? I know Pro plastic beats up faster, but figured it could get TOO flippy quickly. I know flat-top Stars tend to be less stable as well. I want to pick up a mid to high 160's Destroyer to beat in for turnover duties. Not sure if I should go Pro with the possibility of it getting too beat, too quick. Or go Star knowing it will take longer to start turning but will hold it's sweet spot longer. Or do some of you throw another mold for those lines?
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:29 PM
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hands down: pro
The Pros can get pretty beat up, but they are hyzer flip machines and can be great for sky rollers when they get beat enough.
Also, when I get too many that are on the beat up end of the cycle they are perfect for newer guys who want a fast, flippy disc and will go for $5 all day long.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:39 PM
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I prefer a 166 star destroyer... it is flat topped. When I first got it, it was awesome for a dead calm big distance disc. After about 6 months, it is a perfect slight turnover disc. When I need a more turn, more glide, or max d in a tailwind, I throw a mamba. I know it is not what you asked, but it has more glide, and it's only 1 speed slower, and it sounds like what you are looking for, with no beat in time
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:53 PM
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I still like the DX plastic in about a mid 160's. The rim isn't concave at all and I know it's gonna be the same disc everytime I buy one. I have one in DX at 150g, but those are stiff as a board.
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:43 PM
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both dx and pro in the 165-170g range are the way to go. you can shape all kinds of shots with those things.
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:46 PM
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Matching yellow star 170g equally beat destroyers in the bag. They are the older *D ones and they bomb for sure.
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Old 05-10-2012, 11:52 PM
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If you aren't prone to losing discs and can hold on to a Star one long enough to break it in, I would do that.

If you frequently play courses/holes where you can lose drivers, then go Pro.
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Old 05-11-2012, 12:40 AM
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Ok, looks like I'll grab one of each for now. That way I can get a Pro turning quickly, then slowly work on beating a light Star in over time. In my area losing discs is not too common, since we don't have much water on the course. I always hear about people using nothing but Destroyers for distance, was just wondering if most used beat up Pro's or Star's for their turnover duties.
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Old 05-11-2012, 05:21 AM
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Star is sounding good, and just got the word on what to pick up. It'll be nice not having to replace Destroyers every month or so.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:56 AM
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I recently obtained a super domey pop top blizzard destroyer 153g. After a few accidental spike hyzers into some asphalt it is money. It flys 40-60ft further than anything I've ever thrown and is so easy and consistent.
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