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Old 11-16-2016, 01:24 PM
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The longer I play and the better I get, the more I throw understable discs. I used to have far more overstable stuff in my bag. Now I don't even carry a Firebird unless the wind is up.
I used to have (at each speed range) Massively OS/ Moderately OS, Straight Stable, Moderately Understable.
Now I have Moderately OS, Straight Stable, Moderately US, Trickshot Flippy at each speed range.

Hyzerflips and turnovers are the prettiest shots in disc golf. Learn to control your release angles and clean up your OAT.

That moment where a beat-to-understable disc turns just past flat and locks into a long straight glide is what I am daydreaming about on every drive to a DG course.
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Old 11-16-2016, 03:15 PM
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If you don't have a good forehand, then you need understable discs to turn right. (rhbh). Understable discs are also the best for tunnel shots, throw with hyzer, flip up, and go straight.
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Old 11-16-2016, 03:45 PM
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Because I'm left handed and righties design too many damn courses.
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Old 11-16-2016, 04:28 PM
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Assuming clean form and the ability to manipulate release angles, the only downside to US discs is the wind. They're an iffy proposition on a few of the wide open windy courses I play, and I've learned to resist the temptation and not pull one out of the bag in those circumstances.

On wooded courses, an absolute must, as others have said. And if you simply don't throw anything US, you're really missing out. Some OATmasters may never be able to make the adjustment, it's too much ingrained. Sad...
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Old 11-16-2016, 07:12 PM
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The longer I play and the better I get, the more I throw understable discs. I used to have far more overstable stuff in my bag. Now I don't even carry a Firebird unless the wind is up.
I used to have (at each speed range) Massively OS/ Moderately OS, Straight Stable, Moderately Understable.
Now I have Moderately OS, Straight Stable, Moderately US, Trickshot Flippy at each speed range.

Hyzerflips and turnovers are the prettiest shots in disc golf. Learn to control your release angles and clean up your OAT.

That moment where a beat-to-understable disc turns just past flat and locks into a long straight glide is what I am daydreaming about on every drive to a DG course.
I was about to type out exactly what you said, so I'll just quote it, very well said.
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Old 11-16-2016, 09:02 PM
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I see a lot of people complain about US in wind. Remember folks, us is bad in a headwind. You want it for the tailwind.
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Old 11-16-2016, 09:35 PM
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I see a lot of people complain about US in wind. Remember folks, us is bad in a headwind. You want it for the tailwind.
Yeah, mainly headwind, but L-R crosswinds can get you into trouble with US discs too. If it's that windy just keep them in the bag...IME.
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Old 11-16-2016, 09:57 PM
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Yeah, mainly headwind, but L-R crosswinds can get you into trouble with US discs too. If it's that windy just keep them in the bag...IME.
L/r it's all about not exposing the bottom or top. If you have a us disc yoy can hyzer to flat fast that tends to be a decent choice.
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:03 PM
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L/r it's all about not exposing the bottom or top. If you have a us disc yoy can hyzer to flat fast that tends to be a decent choice.
True, but a strong enough L-R wind can push it to the right regardless. There's no fade to counteract that and recover, like with stable-OS.
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:32 PM
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I still don't understand why anybody bags anything but a Cheetah and an Aviar.

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