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Old 02-22-2018, 11:47 AM
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It's not my first rodeo. Nothing works like Vibram discs in the rain. I don't even bother to dry my hands or the discs when I throw them. I will dip them in water before the throw if they have dirt/mud on them though.
Personally, I would disagree with this. While when dry, they are probably the tackiest discs out there, I think DX is still better when wet. I've tried multiple plastics in downpours and even picking a disc out of submerged water and throwing it. I know Vibram seems like it would be stickier, but the surface of the discs also seems slightly smoother. So for me, I get the best rainy rounds with DX. Unfortunately, they're nowhere near as durable tho.

But maybe I've got weird fingers or skin or something like that??
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Old 02-22-2018, 02:21 PM
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I know Vibram seems like it would be stickier, but the surface of the discs also seems slightly smoother.

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But maybe I've got weird fingers or skin or something like that??
I recently purchased a medium Vamp. I did notice that the surface was smoother than all my other Vibram discs except the soft putter that I have. All of those discs were purchased several years ago. I don't know if they have changed their formula in recent years, but I have always found my Vibram discs (before the Vamp) to be grippier when wet than DX. I haven't thrown the Vamp wet yet so can't speak for that one.
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Old 02-22-2018, 03:56 PM
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They have changed it a bit, but the Vamp seems to be the slickest so far. No idea why. Still flies great for me though.

I have shown doubters the wet weather benefit of softies. Dunk it in the creek and throw...barely any difference.
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Old 02-22-2018, 04:22 PM
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They have changed it a bit, but the Vamp seems to be the slickest so far. No idea why. Still flies great for me though.

I have shown doubters the wet weather benefit of softies. Dunk it in the creek and throw...barely any difference.
I just ordered several Vamps, both firm and medium. Curious to see how they fly.
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Old 02-22-2018, 05:32 PM
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I have a couple of softs on the way and am wondering/hoping they will be the same. My med is a touch US and will always finish slightly to the left RHBH.
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Old 02-22-2018, 07:55 PM
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I have a couple of softs on the way and am wondering/hoping they will be the same. My med is a touch US and will always finish slightly to the left RHBH.
what weights do you throw? I got 164-166 range.
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Old 02-22-2018, 07:59 PM
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what weights do you throw? I got 164-166 range.
Same. Except the softy I have inbound is a 170. Lightest I could find. I am actually amazed I found that one. Been looking for them and soft Ridges and Arches all year with little success.
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Old 02-22-2018, 08:04 PM
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I got a 179g firm Launch as well.
I can't find any understable mids that I like. The Comet is the best disc ever, I am spoiled with it.
Heres hoping my Comet has a partner on the way.
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Old 02-22-2018, 10:22 PM
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Does this mean anything for the Maple Hill/Vibram Open?
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Old 02-22-2018, 10:27 PM
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Does this mean anything for the Maple Hill/Vibram Open?
Well, considering it was renamed the MVP Open before this recent news, I'd say yes.
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