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Old 05-06-2011, 05:33 PM
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Default Love my comet, would a Roadrunner be a good choice?

Hey everyone,

I bought a Z Comet last fall and LOVE it. I really like giving it a nice, clean hyzer flip off the tee and just watching it float to the basket. But, I'm looking for something similar that allows me to put a little more meat into it. Would a Roadrunner be what I'm looking for? I've been using a beat up DX Leopard (171) as my main driver (the Katana in my sig is for sidearm) but I want something that's going to stay consistent for me.

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Old 05-06-2011, 05:35 PM
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Try a Polaris LS it is like a teebird and a sidewinder/roadrunner had babies. Slightly slower than the SW or RR but is still flippy.

The polaris LS might overlap your leopard but it might replace it too.

If you want something that is flippier between your leopard and katana I would try either the RR or the Sidewinder
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Old 05-06-2011, 05:38 PM
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Love me some TL's
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Old 05-06-2011, 05:41 PM
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Love me some TL's
A tl does not get flippy to the point of hyzer flips until it is worn.

and the TL would probably more so overlap his leopard in his bag depending on the weight and plastic
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:03 PM
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I don't have a big arm, which is why I stick with things like worn Leopards, Comets, Elements etc. I've been working on my backhand form more this season (I put off working on it because my forehand drives are 350). My average drive is around 250. Hope that helps.
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Try a Polaris LS...
That's funny, I was going to recommend an Orion LS.
I love Comets, too. I have tried 2 Roadrunners and not been happy with them. I have tried like 5 Sidewinders and been happy with them all. I was even happier with the OLS. But for the shot you described the Sidewinder is probably the disc that will best fill the shot you described. Unless you throw 375'+ in which case the Orion will be the better choice.

I know lots of people love their Roadrunners for this shot but I was not impressed with mine. I realize the 2 Roadrunners is not a big enough sample to allow for a blanket statement.
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Old 05-06-2011, 07:17 PM
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That's funny, I was going to recommend an Orion LS.
I love Comets, too. I have tried 2 Roadrunners and not been happy with them. I have tried like 5 Sidewinders and been happy with them all. I was even happier with the OLS. But for the shot you described the Sidewinder is probably the disc that will best fill the shot you described. Unless you throw 375'+ in which case the Orion will be the better choice.

I know lots of people love their Roadrunners for this shot but I was not impressed with mine. I realize the 2 Roadrunners is not a big enough sample to allow for a blanket statement.
A friend of mine has an Orion LS and it's a big much for me atm. I'll probably look into the Polaris and Sidewinder.

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While ill agree the ls is a great disc, if you're really a comet lover, you should try the cyclone.
The cyclone fly simillar to the comet in that it likes air, can take any line, and is very dependable.

Its not an anhyzer disc persay, but will go on any line, especially once worn.
At 250, I'd suggest an x. I like esp but they start a lil stable. D's are nice if you get the right ones.
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roadrunner is not a bad choice for a bit faster understable driver. xpress is my favorite though.
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I didn't notice until now that you said you were averaging 250'.
In light of this I will drastically change my answer; stick with the Comet. The Comet should not be flipping with that kind of power unless it is flat and/or really beat.

If you are dead set on getting something faster then I'd recommend the Leopard (DX, beat Pro or really beat Champ/Star), a somewhat beat DX Cheetah, Pro D/Elite X Cyclone, MPLS, or some other really beat fairway driver (Teebird/Eagle X/Stalker/etc). I know you have at least 1 Leo so you might already have the answer you are looking for. The Roadrunner and Sidewinder could possibly work but it will be very dependant on PLH, wear, etc.

But honestly I think you are better off if you stick with the Comet and Wizard. I know this is not the answer you were looking for but if you are looking for long term growth then this is the way to go.
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