Old 07-23-2014, 11:14 AM
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Default Survey: DISCatcher or Mach III?

In your opinion which is the superior product?

Please feel free to post your experiences and feedback on both designs.
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Old 07-23-2014, 02:22 PM
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I was raised on Mach III baskets, but they admittedly have spit out problems. The newer style Discatchers are amongst the best catching baskets on the market.
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:01 PM
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Since they were both upgraded over the past couple years I think they are both great baskets. IIRC Innova costs slightly less. The yellow band on the innova does not bother me as much as the nubs on the mach III but not enough to say either is superior over the other. I own a few of both but they are older models with lesser strands of chain than the current ones.
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:09 PM
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Discatchers without question..... i despise mach 3's.

I'll elaborate a little more. It just seems the straight hanging inner chains of the Mach 3's propel/deflect more discs out instead of dampen the impact. Mach 5's are great. Chainstars are great. Discatchers are great. Mach 3's are yucky.

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Old 07-23-2014, 03:15 PM
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the newer Discatchers are my preference...highly visible and the newer ones catch very well......the chastity belt band hits would not go in on other baskets either despite what beginners will swear lol
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:36 PM
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I like the yellow band of doom.
Easier to find the basket.
The only basket I don't like, is the new mach X.
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Old 07-23-2014, 07:14 PM
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My vote is for the Discatcher....however, if you want to go DGA/Discraft, the Mach V and Chainstar are also good. I have had maaaany spit outs with Mach III's
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Old 07-24-2014, 03:04 PM
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INNOVA Discatchers* They are less expensive and easier to see. You can also order custom color targets if yellow isn't your thing.

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Old 07-24-2014, 04:05 PM
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Most of our local courses (Charlotte area) have Discatchers and they do catch very well and are easy to see. I can remember more spitouts and cut-thrus at our Mach III/V courses (Reedy, Kilborne, Winget) and Chainstar course (Sugaw) than the other courses combined.
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Old 07-24-2014, 05:15 PM
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I'm indifferent between the two. But when it comes to Discatchers, I prefer the newer generation ones with a deeper cage.
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