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Old 05-26-2017, 11:23 AM
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Going to a circuit event Saturday, and the TD has some Ace of Trace and all three flavors of Mint(y) goodness. I am starting a new job so don't have my usual funds. So for 300' of noodle arm power which would you choose.

For reference I throw a Champ Tern (straight) and a N Vanish (US) as my DD's and MF or G* Teebird for pretty much all of my shots off the tee unless it is a sub 250' hole Then it is a Relay throw or a Proxy.
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Going to a circuit event Saturday, and the TD has some Ace of Trace and all three flavors of Mint(y) goodness. I am starting a new job so don't have my usual funds. So for 300' of noodle arm power which would you choose.



For reference I throw a Champ Tern (straight) and a N Vanish (US) as my DD's and MF or G* Teebird for pretty much all of my shots off the tee unless it is a sub 250' hole Then it is a Relay throw or a Proxy.


I throw an alpha. I'm not a big thrower, I've hit 350 and handful but not often. I love it, it compliments my mf teebird well. It has less late fade, but still very reliable. I like the sublime the best, but all of them are great. Haven't thrown a Trace so can't speak to that at all.


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Old 05-26-2017, 11:58 AM
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what are the 5 greatest discs of all time?
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I throw an alpha. I'm not a big thrower, I've hit 350 and handful but not often. I love it, it compliments my mf teebird well. It has less late fade, but still very reliable. I like the sublime the best, but all of them are great. Haven't thrown a Trace so can't speak to that at all.


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So a straighter 'bird? IMO that sounds dead sexy.
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So a straighter 'bird? IMO that sounds dead sexy.


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I really like both of them, but the Alpha took that slot for me. Now it's kind of a toss up between the S-CD3 and the Alpha, but I think I'm going to stick with the Sublime Alpha.
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They are different discs. Alpha is more Fairway straight to fade and Trace is more S shape distance ,I say carry both!
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Neither. Save your money.
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if i only bagged 1 stable fairway it would be the alpha. it's a really good disc. that said, i currently don't bag the alpha because i am the opposite of a mold minimalist and i bag both a teebird and a thunderbird. i find the alpha to be right inbetween those two molds in flight characteristics.
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I bag all three of those and I'm happy with my fairway setup


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