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Old 02-16-2020, 06:42 PM
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So comparing a fairway driver at speed 7 with a distance driver at speed 12 is supposed to be informative about what, exactly?
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I think the point is that the eclipse WAS a high speed driver 30 years ago.
Still, I would like to have seen a comparable "modern" Discmania Speed 7 disc (FD?) against an Eclipse.
That could have been a good addition to the "test".
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Old 02-16-2020, 06:51 PM
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If you're looking at PDGA specs for Rim Config (sharpness), the Eclipse and DD3 are 26 and 26.25, respectively. In fact, the Eclipse was used to set the PDGA spec at 26 for smallest Rim Config allowed. So in terms of technology advances, Simon's video showed that manufacturers can now get 12 speed and higher with the smallest Rim Config allowed instead of 7 speed back then. However, I think it might have been better to use the distance champ from 1989 which was a 165 g Phenix. it might not have rolled as well as the DD3 but may have come closer to it on those distance tests than the Eclipse.

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Old 02-19-2020, 04:20 PM
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Old 02-21-2020, 01:30 PM
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So comparing a fairway driver at speed 7 with a distance driver at speed 12 is supposed to be informative about what, exactly?
I believe the idea was to document the evolution of disc golf 'distance drivers' and show how they have changed/improved over the years. Also it's entertaining.

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Old 02-27-2020, 04:09 AM
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Old 02-27-2020, 04:16 AM
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Here's the link to Zoe's site if anyone wants to check it out and/or support it...

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Old 02-27-2020, 06:58 AM
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Simon vs GG distance comp Simons vlogs is great
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Old 02-28-2020, 03:51 PM
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Love Simons vids. Pretty funny how he endorses the DD as a disc for everyone considering his previous statement about distance drivers. Oops


The original comment was about high speed drivers being useless for a lot of people, and he’s right- but also correct that an 11 speed is pretty pedestrian as far as “high speed drivers” go, so if you’re going to reach for one (which everyone is), the DD is a great choice- Certainly better than the max weight record-stamped champ boss every beginner I ever met bought, that’s for sure.

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Old 03-05-2020, 10:40 AM
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The DD is not a good choice as a first driver for newer players IMO. It's quite OS, a bit of a hog really. The DD is a precision driver like the PDx, infact, it is the exact same disc as the PDx
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