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Old 12-12-2016, 04:04 PM
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Default Looking for glideless, straight flying, approach disc.

This blog (https://infinitediscs.com/blog/what-...ant-in-a-disc/) got me thinking, I posted there, but thought I might get more of a response here.

If I said, I want a "putter" or approach disc that flies straight under power, minimal turn, minimal fade, and has nearly negative glide characteristics, what would you recommend?

I'm thinking of a disc that when thrown as if you were throwing a 300-310' Roc/Buzzz/Mid shot, would only fly about 200'.

For me, all the putters I've tried for driving (not many), fly quite similar to a midrange, if only 30' shorter, maybe a bit more. I want something I can throw with full commitment, and only have it fly 200' for so. Seems it would be an amazing approach option, like a pitching wedge.

I understand using touch and finesse, but does what I'm asking for even exist? I think I'm looking for a disc that is limited in range by glide, not overstability. I've tried a Zone and that is the closest I've found, but it is way more overstable that what I'm trying to describe.
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Old 12-12-2016, 04:12 PM
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RDG Serpent is the first disc to my mind. Maybe a Kastaplast Reko.

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:22 PM
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Serpent would be the first thing I'd say too. Dead straight, very little glide

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:24 PM
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Serpent. Or beat the snot out of a Scale.

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:24 PM
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Thanks y'all. Hoping to hear more, but the Serpent seems like a good one to try. Another way to think of it...I want a Wizard, that doesn't want to fly far, but wants to fly like a Wizard otherwise.
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Old 12-12-2016, 04:25 PM
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The Kastaplast Berg may be what you're looking for. It's a glideless oddity. It flies straight, but not far, then falls to the earth like it's driven by a like driver.

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:31 PM
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The Sperpent, and Berg are great suggestions. The Salient Lockjaw on the Liquid Metal plastic does this very well also, but the company is out of business and I think only 500 were made so probably. It a good idea to go there.

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:39 PM
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Justice.

Not a disc I would bother bagging unless I wanted to do exactly the thing you're asking about.

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:43 PM
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Just came to say as many already have RDG Serpent is the disc you seek.

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Old 12-12-2016, 04:45 PM
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Justice.

Not a disc I would bother bagging unless I wanted to do exactly the thing you're asking about.
Isn't the Justice the opposite of "minimal fade"?
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