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Old 08-29-2012, 05:42 PM
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Default Blizzard discs forehand?

Considering getting into some blizzard technology but since I have begun to throw everything forehand I'm wondering if it is a good choice or not. Any forehand players out there throw them? What are your thoughts on it?
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:46 PM
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I drive pretty much all forehand, and I throw Blizzards from time to time. A Blizzard Wraith or Destroyer will work for you, but don't go too light. Anything under 140 gets almost too squirrley to throw. Stick with the ones with bubble on the rim. Ignore the haters, and let er rip!
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:50 PM
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You have to adjust your throw a bit and slow down your arm speed, but Blizzard discs fly just fine forehand. I've tried just about all of them and use the Boss the most.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:50 PM
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I've been throwing a Blizzard Boss lately for FH shots that I need a good skip on at the end. I'm liking it. I'll also throw a Blizz Destroyer FH occasionally, depends on what line I need. I like how effortless it is to toss them, which makes it easier to be accurate with.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:50 PM
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I have a Blizzard Wraith in the high 150s that works really well as an uphill or tailwind forehand driver. I like it. It hyzer-flips beautifully. Its more understable than my seasoned pro Wraiths. If you are used to throwing forehand with understable drivers, you might like it.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:50 PM
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exactly what andy said, go a little heavier (like 155) and you should get a much better release
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:54 PM
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depends on how far and what you are throwing now. 275-340 i would recommend a boss in the 145-157 range. 325-400 you will be better off with a destroyer in the 145-155 range. i am throwing max weight nukes on good rip 375 fh and ive got a bliz boss that i only use for big tailwinds or for hyzer flips that end
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:58 PM
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i found that lighter weights being thrown forhand require quite a bit more finness.....i am throwing some 150g diamonds. when they are realeased cleanly and with some finness...they soar!!
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:16 PM
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I will agree that they have more distance potential but they require a clean throw with very little OAT.
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:25 PM
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I tried out a 150 blizz boss I found off the fairway for bh and fh distance.

For fh it flew about the same D as my max weight Quasars but got knocked around in the air more so I didn't bag it. BH it was flippy. For FH specifically in calm conditions it was stable and felt a little easier on the arm.
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