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Old 02-26-2018, 05:15 PM
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So I just picked up a couple SP Tsunami's because I recently lost a Z Predator from ~2005 (aka Tsunami). The one I lost was like a long Teebird since it was so beat, and even had a little high speed turn, especially when thrown into a headwind. These new SPs are so much more overstable... that's not too surprising, but they also seem to be flatter and lack that glide that I was hoping for. Any chance that would change? Or should I just go for base plastic or Proline?
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Old 02-26-2018, 05:33 PM
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So I just picked up a couple SP Tsunami's because I recently lost a Z Predator from ~2005 (aka Tsunami). The one I lost was like a long Teebird since it was so beat, and even had a little high speed turn, especially when thrown into a headwind. These new SPs are so much more overstable... that's not too surprising, but they also seem to be flatter and lack that glide that I was hoping for. Any chance that would change? Or should I just go for base plastic or Proline?
The SP were very overstable. I did not see much difference between a Predator and the SP Tsunami. The disc you're looking for is a Proline Tsunami. They came in different variants from run to run (some more like stiff ESP some more like opaque Z) with various domes, so they fly a bit different from run to run (I also prefer the ones with a bit of dome), but for the most part fly as you describe when beat in. Brand new they fly like a more stubborn and wind resistant PD.

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Old 02-26-2018, 07:57 PM
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These new SPs are so much more overstable... that's not too surprising, but they also seem to be flatter and lack that glide that I was hoping for. Any chance that would change? Or should I just go for base plastic or Proline?
The SPs do start out pretty beefy. I've found they don't stay that way very long, but they never go as far as PLs. The Glow Tsunami I'm throwing has been money from the first throw. Good glide, straight flight, and long as my PLs. Sun King will ship you one for $18.

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Old 03-04-2018, 11:14 PM
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The SPs do start out pretty beefy. I've found they don't stay that way very long, but they never go as far as PLs. The Glow Tsunami I'm throwing has been money from the first throw. Good glide, straight flight, and long as my PLs. Sun King will ship you one for $18.
I ended up going to Sun King but then picked up their last Proline instead... How's the dome on the Glow? My SP is relatively flat but I'd like a little dome. Based on the flight you're describing, I'm guessing there's at least a little bit of round on top.
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Old 03-06-2018, 02:12 AM
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I'd say all the Tsunamis I've had have been more flat than domey, and the Glow Tsunami is no different. That said, I've never had a board flat "FAF" Tsunami either.

PL Tsunamis will be pretty overstable at first, and need a good 50 throws and some tree knocks to really begin to find their sweet spot, so just be patient.
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Old 04-19-2018, 03:30 PM
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The dyed SP is exactly what you'd expect: pure beef. It doesn't look quite as "camo" in real life. The orange proline is not quite as beefy, but I can tell it will have plenty of glide as it gets those tree hits. The dyed Pro is the "domey" one I was looking for, and it'll be even glidier I'm sure. Anyways, getting these fellas has me waiting to try a Banzai or Vulture.
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My personal favorite windy round fairway......SPs are utterly dependable. My fairway lineup is Hellfire, Tsunami, Vulture, 3x Undertaker, Avenger SS.
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Old 03-18-2019, 02:09 PM
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I found myself wishing my Champ Thunderbird and Big Z Vulture were just a tad more overstable, and that inspired me to pick up one of those midnight flyers. I think a Tsunami will be back in the bag at least briefly.

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Old 03-18-2019, 10:21 PM
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I just threw a new Glow Tsunami in my bag after throwing my first one in the lake at Idlewild about 6 months ago. I was beating down a Proline but got impatient. Midnight Flyers are the best. They're pre-seasoned.

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Underrated, or at least underthrown mold in my travels. One of the finest windy day fairways. I don't know the details that differ between the Tsunami and the Predator, but the Tsunami has always felt better to me.

Edit-*Looks 3 posts up, yep, still feel the same way a year later* Hellfire and AvSS are out, 2x Vultures in, Tsunami and Undertakers remain.

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