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Old 06-10-2018, 05:38 PM
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Default Gateway Apex - Distance Driver

Saw an RDG post of this one, didn't spot it on the PDGA approved list even thought it's for sale already. Anybody got info?
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Old 06-10-2018, 05:54 PM
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They seem like a tweaked Journey.

Not a massive glider, but controllable distance disc.

I actually like them a lot.
I don't usually bag a 12+ speed disc because they're usually either too HSS or have too little HSS.

The Apex is pretty straight forward, turn a little fade + fade a little driver. Great for controlled distance that doesn't get squirrely.


Gateway has really reached new levels this last two years or so. They went front having extremely inconsistent premium plastic to possibly my favorite premium blend ever.

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Old 06-10-2018, 07:56 PM
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I got a diamond Voodoo from the most recent run and really like the firmness. Flies stable too, almost like a broken in P2.
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They seem like a tweaked Journey.

Not a massive glider, but controllable distance disc.

I actually like them a lot.
I don't usually bag a 12+ speed disc because they're usually either too HSS or have too little HSS.

The Apex is pretty straight forward, turn a little fade + fade a little driver. Great for controlled distance that doesn't get squirrely.


Gateway has really reached new levels this last two years or so. They went front having extremely inconsistent premium plastic to possibly my favorite premium blend ever.
Is the new Diamond firmer than the first run stuff? How's the platinum these days?
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Old 07-08-2018, 06:30 PM
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Really interesting that this thing is apparently 21.5 cm diameter and has a max weight almost 179. Seems like it could feel odd in the hand for a driver.
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It seems most of their discs are wide/wider in diameter. I throw the prophecy and for that disc it works. The Journey and Spirit felt wider also while the Ninja felt right on with all other fairways
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Old 07-08-2018, 09:19 PM
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It seems most of their discs are wide/wider in diameter. I throw the prophecy and for that disc it works. The Journey and Spirit felt wider also while the Ninja felt right on with all other fairways
Right well for the prophecy that makes sense because it's a mid-range, not uncommon for the diameter to be 22 cm or more. Roc, Truth, Gila, lots of em are wide. Distance driver's though, much more rare. Journey is 21.2 according to PDGA, just 0. 1 off of the norm.
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Yeah I actually looked that up. But it felt big in the hand. Idk if it was color, plastic or what.
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Apex's bomb.
They flip pretty easily for me, I have to get them in the air some to let them work.
Kind of wraith-y off the shelf....
They've been doing pretty good with their new driver molds lately in my opinion.
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