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Old 04-04-2017, 01:01 PM
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The Teebird is a lovely bright pink AJ bird.
How's the stability on that Teebird? I've noticed those weights have been more common recently. I thought about picking one up as a quick replacement for a straight one.
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Old 04-04-2017, 01:43 PM
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I've only thrown it a few times, but it seems to be what I'd expect out of a typical Star Teebird. Bear in mind I'm coming off shoulder surgery and can't throw like I used to. Hoping to do some field work soon and I'll compare it to my other Birds and report back.

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Old 04-04-2017, 02:24 PM
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How's the stability on that Teebird? I've noticed those weights have been more common recently. I thought about picking one up as a quick replacement for a straight one.
I've got the same 158g Star Teebird and a 175g Champion Teebird to compare to. The Champion one is much more overstable, apart from that they are similar to me. (Keep in mind that I have only a few months of experience.) Both are straight during high speed flight and fade at the end. The fade of the light Star Teebird ist much smaller. I have not turned it over. (That's the difference to the JLS I have. That turns and not comes back when thrown flat in a headwind.)

The Star Teebird probably is a good choice for straight shots. It should be similar to a heavier-weight TL.


I like the light Star Teebird a lot for field work, but haven't yet found the right place in my bag for it. Being a disc number minimalist, I have few room for an extra disc between the JLS and the Champ Teebird.

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Old 04-04-2017, 07:14 PM
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Did a bit of field work.

158g has just ever so slightly less HSS than my normal 168g Star Teebird. Pre-surgery, I was throwing the 168 out around 350' and it had no turn. Just straight and then an easy fade. So they're really pretty close. Much glidier also than the Champs I've thrown.

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Old 04-08-2017, 12:49 AM
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I absolutely love the lighter weight discs. Throwing them uphill is so easy. For Bh or Fh. It sometimes feels like cheating.

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Old 05-28-2017, 11:11 AM
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Still tinkering, but I've played fairly well the last few times out with:

Pro Valkyrie
DX Valkyrie
Sexton Firebird

Star Teebird
Neutron Crave
Neutron Relay

Z Buzzz
DX Stingray

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Lightning Upshot
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Have experimented with putting Pilots also, and I really like them. A lot. No real reason to switch, but they work well and I really love the stamp.
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Old 05-28-2017, 06:21 PM
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How's the stingray for sidearm?
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Old 05-28-2017, 08:38 PM
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Actually, not bad. Little domey, but no bead, so haven't had any issues.
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Old 07-24-2017, 09:52 AM
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Pro Valk
DX Valk
C-PD
Sexton Firebird

Star Eagle
Star Teebird
Neutron Relay

Z Buzzz
DX Stingray

Plasma Proxy
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DX Polecat
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No real recent changes or experimentations. Not too shabby with this setup, and I'm starting to get a little distance back. Nothing crazy, but a little bit.
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Valks are interesting

I used to love the pros. How fast do those get super flippy?
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