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Old 03-22-2020, 03:41 PM
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Been more active lately, but little rusty after the winter and snow.

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Years of playing - Almost two years.
Throwing style - RHBH
Level - Hobbyist.

Putt's

D-line P2 175 - All inside circle1 and not going to chance it any time soon.
D-line P2 175 - Just extra for warmup and for water behind basket.

Mids

Kc Pro Roc 180 - Slightly OS.
Dx Roc - 280 Straight. Can go further if thrown in hyzer with more speed, otherwise it will just annie.
Kc Pro Roc 177 - Understable.
C-line MD3 - Understable, very beat-up.

Drivers

C-line FD 175 - Straight with gentle shots.
Star Roadrunner 175- understable, flip-and-fly.
Champ Savant 175 - Beat-up straight, similar to FD but with stronger fade.
Champ Firebird ??? - 12x PFN seasoned, more like a Gstar Thunderbird
Star Teebird 172 - Straight-to-OS.

Champ Wraith 171 - Max D with more fade and intended skip.
Star Wraith 175 - Same as above except little more stable.

That's about it. I am not quite getting the speed I want yet, but I am more control oriented and I want to believe it helps towards better technique and longer throws. I am not quite sure with the understable Roc and MD3, they kind of overlap. I need more training because half of my drives result in heavy OAT and it doesn't help with the midranges.

MD3 is so understable that it tends flip over even from slight hyzer and carries that annie, while the Roc is more like straight-no-fade from hyzer-release. Might give it a few tries, I like rocs as a mold very much.

For addition I would look for a OS putter/mid, maybe Star Roc3, MD5, Razor Claw, Zone, AVIARX3 or similar discs. So far I have been using drivers for skipshots or spikehyzers when it comes to approaches.
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Old 03-25-2020, 09:12 AM
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Some additions I forgot to post:

D-line TD 175 - Quick Fliprollers, also troubleshots.
400 H3v2 - Feels awesome, overstable. For headwind and RHFH approuches.

My Star Teebird and Opto Explorer are very similar shaped but I like the Teebird better in my hand, the dome in explorer feels little uncomfortable. The explorer is more like a backup.

The 400 H3v2 feels slightly similar to my firebird except more stable, the firebird turns somewhat if thrown into headwind.
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Old 03-25-2020, 08:26 PM
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It's interesting that you've been able to beat up a Champ Savant to an FD-"ish" flight. Was it a workhorse disc for you, that you threw a lot, or was it that way to begin with?

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Old 03-26-2020, 08:19 PM
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It's interesting that you've been able to beat up a Champ Savant to an FD-"ish" flight. Was it a workhorse disc for you, that you threw a lot, or was it that way to begin with?
No it was pretty much a meathook when it was new. I didn't really have the power to throw it but it was more like hyzer-approuch disc. It has seen some heavy abuse, the champion plastic can hold the stability quite a long time. But I noticed that after like a year I got subbtle turn out of it, but it still has pretty hard fade. The biggest difference is probably that it doesn't skip like a distance driver.

For comparison my friend's Star Savant was pretty stable I really cant turn it at all, and my champ was pretty close to it originally. But then again for big arms something like a CD2 is not overstable.
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Went to throw today and had some problems with releases (rounding, the usual)

Putters
Same 2x D-line P2, S-line P2
D-line P1x - Beat-up, standstill anhyzer.

Mids
2x Kc Roc (1 straight with slight finish, one slightly understable)

Drivers
400 H3V2 - most stable
Champ Firebird - Slightly OS (seasoned)
Champ Savant - little beat-up, straight.
Star Roadrunner - Turnovers, hyzerflips.
C-line FD - straight.
D-line TD - Rollers.

I lost my Dx Roc

My newer KC Roc turned out to be pretty straight, I might need to get a more overstable midrange for windy stuff.

I'm leaving all my fast discs out since I don't consistent form yet, but I already felt similar to last year, but I didn't quite get the power I wanted. i am using the Champ Savant and Star Roadrunner the most, and KC roc for straight drivers. When the wind kicks in I switch to more stable discs.
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