Old 09-12-2013, 05:15 PM
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Default Favorite Mid Range to Forehand

I recently got fed up with a hole on my home course. It's about 220 straight/slight dogleg and is tucked slightly (left, LHFH natural fade) into a well guarded green. I was consistently turning over a Buzzz/Wasp/Roc3 into some pine trees (on the right). I tried releasing more hyzer with lackluster results. I tried turning over a putter to get it there. It was inconsistent at best. Fairways went long and skipped deep. I needed something stable enough to handle some pop without the hard fade of a Gator or Drone. I was about to buy a $20 Moonshine Verdict. Seemed to fit by the numbers. I couldn't bring myself to spend that much on a disc that might just live in my trunk. Instead, I decided to grap a X-Out Z Hornet. This disc has fit the shot perfectly and I think it may be one of the best forehand mids out there today. It's been really useful in my game.

I was wondering what other players around here like to forehand for mids? Why does it work for you and what shots do you use it for?
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:20 PM
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Buzzz. The low profile makes it comfortable to grip for forehand shots.

Focus on throwing it smooth and it won't turn over on you.
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:24 PM
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I like Rocs for throwing forehand midranges. Admittedly, the forehand is a weak part of my game. But if I'm throwing a midrange forehand shot, I'm reaching for a Roc... usually a fresh KC Roc.
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:24 PM
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Lighter weight Opto Trident!
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:24 PM
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Champ Glow Gator for shots that require a decent amount of fade & I use one of my Rocs for all the other stabilities depending on what I need.
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:26 PM
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Z Zone and 400s M4
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:26 PM
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I guarantee if you work on a smooth clean throw they will stop turning over when you don't want them to .
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:30 PM
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I know its not technically a midrange but I use a discraft ESP Zone for this shot, pretty consistent from 200-250ft. I mostly use it for flick upshots and hyzer forehands (right handed). Huge part of my game!
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:32 PM
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Flat top Roc or CE Sentinel.
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Old 09-12-2013, 05:35 PM
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I always liked flicking the buzzz.
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