Old 11-05-2014, 03:27 PM
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I throw 'em and would be sad if I lost my favorite.
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Old 11-05-2014, 08:10 PM
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I got a chance to throw it a little at lunch today. So far, not too bad. It does seem to have a lot of fade, though. I'm guessing that will lessen once it gets beat in a little. I have to take it out to a field to get a real idea of how it flies (threw it on the course, just a couple shots). I'm liking it so far, though...
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Old 12-05-2014, 12:25 AM
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Surges are almost universally great discs. ESP or Z. The key is to find ones with dome. Flat Surges for whatever reason just stink. They don't glide and tend to be flippy. I'd say the best Surge I ever threw was a Z with the grip pad on it. I don't know if it was a retard disc or what, but I touched distances with it that I struggle to hit with faster discs today.

ESP Surges are also still very relevant. Very dependable, good glide and distance. Can't go wrong with them. Even in an age where the Surge has been overtaken by faster, longer discs it will still hold its own just fine.
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Old 07-26-2015, 08:03 PM
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Does anyone know what year the surge first came out? I have an esp surge with a 2006 tourney stamp and am just wondering if it's a 1st run or a later run.. Thanks
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Old 07-26-2015, 08:27 PM
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If I'm not mistaken, the Surge was Discraft's response to the Wraith.

PDGA approval dates:
Wraith: 8/15/2005
Surge: 2/8/2006

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Old 07-27-2015, 01:16 AM
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Thanks, that jives with what I'm coming across. But I thought I heard the first runs had more dome, but this one's pretty flat..
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Old 07-27-2015, 12:08 PM
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I throw wraiths my buddy throws surges. No difference in distance. For me the surge moves a little more maybe a hair less stable in the wind. To me the flx surge is the wind fighter they are typically more stable harder fade. I like the surge because it offers you several different plastic options. In my opinion wraith/surge are interchangeable. Haven't noticed the lack of glide but a flat one is a nice hyzerflip disc.
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Old 07-27-2015, 04:07 PM
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the first runs were esp decently flat with a higher plh the the last could runs.
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Old 07-27-2015, 04:16 PM
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Love my FLX Surge. I have a pretty weak forehand but when I have to throw one the Surge is my best bet. Permanent spot in the bag.
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Old 08-14-2015, 02:36 PM
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Just picked up 4 more ESP Surge discs!!! The Academy by me had them on Clearance for $6.99 each, so grabbed 4! 1 had a really high PLH and FAF, 1 was low PLH and DAF and the other 2 were right in the middle, so I think I scored pretty good!!! The 1 that I currently bag is right in the middle, so now I have 5, and I love throwing this disc. Now I have my backups!!
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