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Interested in peoples thoughts who have thrown the Raptor and the overstable Innova Birds. Does it feel and fly like a Thunderbird, Sexybird, Firebird or another disc?
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Old 04-11-2019, 04:43 PM
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BOOM https://www.dgcoursereview.com/forum...d.php?t=133745

It feels like a flat Firebird but initial reviews are saying it flies much straighter.

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Old 04-11-2019, 04:50 PM
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BOOM https://www.dgcoursereview.com/forum...d.php?t=133745

It feels like a flat Firebird but initial reviews are saying it flies much straighter.
Thanks, seems like opinions are pretty varied on that thread.
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Raptor = Champion Teebird3 IMO. Both very good molds.

The Raptor I've got is a glow z.
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Thanks, seems like opinions are pretty varied on that thread.
My ESP definitely feels like like my old Flat Star FB's. But flies way straighter, with very dependable fade. I'm really enjoying first run Z's. They remind me of the 1st Sexton FB's I had(I think 2015). Maybe a touch straighter.
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The first-runs I saw a couple weeks ago felt absolutely nothing like a flat-top Firebird.
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Old 04-12-2019, 07:10 AM
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I have an orange 169 and it is def a teebird3 like disc not close to a firebird. I would rate mine at a 8.4.0.2 maybe 1 fade.

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I have an orange 169 and it is def a teebird3 like disc not close to a firebird. I would rate mine at a 8.4.0.2 maybe 1 fade.
Those sound like Eclipse Volt numbers. Any Volt throwers tried the Raptor?
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Interesting that people are saying the raptor is straight. I have two first run Zs, stickered 173-174, that are quite overstable. I've been throwing Z Predators for a while and my Raptors are more overstable than any Predator I've thrown.

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I have yet to throw a raptor but one of my good friends who has always thrown firebirds extremely well was struggling with the raptor the other day. It does not have the HSS that a firebird has and on flex shots it likes to hold anhyzer much longer than a firebird would. I actually watched him throw it backhand on slight hyzer and it flipped up and carried right (RHBH) for much longer than I expected an "OS" disc to.

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