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Old 08-23-2011, 09:44 PM
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Old 08-23-2011, 10:04 PM
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I threw Optos for a while...The first couple of runs were really stiff, but then they started coming out in gummier Opto plastic. I had one of the gummier ones give up a considerable chunk on some cement. The flat Optos are best for thumbers. That being said, I throw the GLs now as they are still plenty overstable and actually have some glide as well. They also stick better on spikes that come down with a bit too much angle. Overall they have a bit more range as well. My GL has a very even, medium sized dome.
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:00 PM
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i like both versions of opto. the domey ones are actually more stable with a higher parting line. i have rolled the XXX with pretty good success. for some reason i just can't throw a tomahawk with it.

what lat is good for tomahawks?
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:30 PM
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i like both versions of opto. the domey ones are actually more stable with a higher parting line. i have rolled the XXX with pretty good success. for some reason i just can't throw a tomahawk with it.

what lat is good for tomahawks?
There are actually 3 types of XXXs I've thrown:

Type 1: Flat. Pretty overstable and totally dies if not thrown with anny. No glide even much flight to the left, it just dumps. Best for thumbers and other utility shots

Type 2: Flat shoulder, poppy dome in center of disc. These are the same plastic as the flats (mostly HORRIBLE piss yellow and fade out purple, some nice blues). These are more overstable than the flats with a bit more glide. They go a little farther left because they area still flying when they start fading instead of dumping. Not as good for thumbers.

Type 3: Gradual dome starting from the shoulder and sloping up towards the middle. These are the least stable with the most glide, though they are still XXXs. They go a bit farther. Not as good for thumbers, but the best at everything else imo. Most GLs I've seen have this shape.
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:43 PM
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There are actually 3 types of XXXs I've thrown:

Type 1: Flat. Pretty overstable and totally dies if not thrown with anny. No glide even much flight to the left, it just dumps. Best for thumbers and other utility shots

Type 2: Flat shoulder, poppy dome in center of disc. These are the same plastic as the flats (mostly HORRIBLE piss yellow and fade out purple, some nice blues). These are more overstable than the flats with a bit more glide. They go a little farther left because they area still flying when they start fading instead of dumping. Not as good for thumbers.

Type 3: Gradual dome starting from the shoulder and sloping up towards the middle. These are the least stable with the most glide, though they are still XXXs. They go a bit farther. Not as good for thumbers, but the best at everything else imo. Most GLs I've seen have this shape.
Definitely in search of a type 1. Sounds like what I'm wanting.
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Old 08-24-2011, 03:04 PM
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I love my opto but I have a hard time finding it. It's just a matter of time until I lose it.
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Old 08-24-2011, 03:09 PM
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i love my opto xxx

obviously it is my rhbh & rhfh overstable disc but i'v ealso landed some great rhfh rollers and it is currently my long distance overhand disc
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:22 PM
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There are actually 3 types of XXXs I've thrown:

Type 1: Flat. Pretty overstable and totally dies if not thrown with anny. No glide even much flight to the left, it just dumps. Best for thumbers and other utility shots

Type 2: Flat shoulder, poppy dome in center of disc. These are the same plastic as the flats (mostly HORRIBLE piss yellow and fade out purple, some nice blues). These are more overstable than the flats with a bit more glide. They go a little farther left because they area still flying when they start fading instead of dumping. Not as good for thumbers.

Type 3: Gradual dome starting from the shoulder and sloping up towards the middle. These are the least stable with the most glide, though they are still XXXs. They go a bit farther. Not as good for thumbers, but the best at everything else imo. Most GLs I've seen have this shape.
i have a couple opto type 2 and type 3.....will do hree for two for blue/teal type 1
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:34 PM
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ive never seen one id consider domey but some are table top flat and those are the best. opto is crazy durable.
this - i have had a few xXxs from DGC (3) to be exact. All have been flat optos. love this disc for overhands, tight rollers, FH
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:42 PM
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My Black GL XXX is very flat. The rim is a little too shallow for my liking to be used for thumbers and sidearm though.
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