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Old 10-10-2017, 08:15 PM
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An envy usually will flex out of a floaty shot like that, whereas the proxy will usually hold the line, with maybe a late flex to flat when new. The proxy isn't really understable when new but will hold an anhy. It is really more just dead straight. My advice is to rough up the top of the proxy a little when you get it. It should knock off the subtle late fade they have when fresh. Also, it will help get it into the grippy/tacky stage a little faster. I do this with all my new premium MVP putters.
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Old 10-10-2017, 08:22 PM
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Please define 'rough up'. Working with a new N Envy and I'd like a little more grip on it.
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Old 10-10-2017, 08:26 PM
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Put your disc face down on a concrete tee, put your foot on top of it, and move your foot in every direction. Put some texture on the disc so you have something to grip. Less is more...
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Old 10-10-2017, 08:45 PM
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Put your disc face down on a concrete tee, put your foot on top of it, and move your foot in every direction.
But.........it's new and pretty, I don't want to abuse it. I was hoping for something like, pet it softly at every opportunity and sleep with it under your pillow.

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Old 10-10-2017, 11:05 PM
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Any idea how to make/get/find an understable proxy? Mine is a year old and after being slaughtered by constant use it's still dead straight. Curse soft neutron... is plasma any less stable? Maybe 165 plasma..?

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Old 10-10-2017, 11:31 PM
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Lighter should = less stable
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:33 PM
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Please define 'rough up'. Working with a new N Envy and I'd like a little more grip on it.
If you wash it with dawn dish soap and a mildly abrasive scrub pad it will make a big difference and it won't sacrifice your pretty new disc.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:45 AM
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Any idea how to make/get/find an understable proxy? Mine is a year old and after being slaughtered by constant use it's still dead straight. Curse soft neutron... is plasma any less stable? Maybe 165 plasma..?
Have had mine since release day, roughly 3yrs(cant believe its been that long), and it is still pretty much straight if thrown flat. Though it will do some nice anhys with a touch of angle on it or if I throw it flat and really lay into it...
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Old 10-11-2017, 09:21 AM
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But.........it's new and pretty, I don't want to abuse it. I was hoping for something like, pet it softly at every opportunity and sleep with it under your pillow.
You do know that you're going to be throwing that new and pretty disc at trees, right? A little scuffing goes a long way. If you take it as far as I did with my Servo, you will lose all grip, but it'll feel like velvet.
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Old 10-11-2017, 10:19 AM
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But.........it's new and pretty, I don't want to abuse it. I was hoping for something like, pet it softly at every opportunity and sleep with it under your pillow.
From normal use, which is pretty heavy considering it's one of my main approach discs, my Neutron Envy has become the most grippy disc I've felt from either MVP or Axiom. It really did change a good deal. I hate slick discs so much that I refuse to carry Proton anything. If I own any in the future, it will only be because that disc fits in somewhere stability wise-like trying to find a slightly less US Wave.
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