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Old 04-25-2015, 12:44 AM
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Default Fairway Driver That Can Handle Power?

I am looking for a good disc to bridge the gap between my midrange and my drivers at about 300-350 feet. My drivers are traveling about 350-425 and my Mids are flying about 250-300. So, I have a gap in my bag and really don't want to power down. So I was wondering what a good disc would be that is overstable enough to handle being thrown hard? I'd like to stay around the 167-170 range in weight. Unlike many, I don't prefer max weight with anything above a midrange. Teebird? Firebird? I am RHBH...
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MVP volt.

Even 150 class fissions handle lots of power and still fly stable. A lower 170s stock neutron or proton will start out plenty OS but season in great. The plasma plastic runs are like a seasoned version but still handle 400' of power without turning over.

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I am looking for a good disc to bridge the gap between my midrange and my drivers at about 300-350 feet. My drivers are traveling about 350-425 and my Mids are flying about 250-300. So, I have a gap in my bag and really don't want to power down. So I was wondering what a good disc would be that is overstable enough to handle being thrown hard? I'd like to stay around the 167-170 range in weight. Unlike many, I don't prefer max weight with anything above a midrange. Teebird? Firebird? I am RHBH...
I use the Crave, Clash, and Inspire trio. Really elevated my game (Clash especially). River, Leopard, and Teebird are all nice discs too. But I'd go with the Axiom trio. Clash is OS, Crave is slightly OS, and Inspire is understable.
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MVP volt.
Volt is a really great disc. I get so much distance out of it though, distance driver for me.
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Teebird.
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Volt is a really great disc. I get so much distance out of it though, distance driver for me.
Yeah its faster for sure but works great as a control distance driver or fairway. If the OP is looking for a "power" fairway I cant think of a better disc really in that sense. Many are similar but with the new release of fission and plasma, volts are the shiiiiiiz.
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I throw in your distance range, I use 159 Teebird's and Firebirds in DX and Champion depending on the wind.
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Yeah its faster for sure but works great as a control distance driver or fairway. If the OP is looking for a "power" fairway I cant think of a better disc really in that sense. Many are similar but with the new release of fission and plasma, volts are the shiiiiiiz.
Yeah, I would call it a control distance driver. I barely get more distance with the Insanity. But the Volt flies past the Shock, Amp, Crave, etc. Plasma is really nice, it had a flight that reminded me of the FR N Volt. That's my favorite Volt. I need to try Fission out more, out of the 4 new releases it's the only one that didn't make my bag.
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What are you throwing as your distance driver, for reference. And just curious why do you prefer lighter weights?
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Teebirds and eagles fly great at that weight. Teebirds are straighter, but a little tougher to shape a bunch of different lines with, eagles are fantastic at shaping all kinds of different lines, both can handle a good wide range of power.
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