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Old 05-07-2019, 08:59 PM
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Thinking of putting together an off-the-wall bag for funsies. 150 class champ banshees? Talking about 155g or so. Nothing in the 160s. Opinions? Is it the true Longer teebird?
Why not go 150 Teebird?

At or near max weight no the Banshee is not longer. More blunt nose, less glide, more fade. Awesome mold for sure but not longer.
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Old 05-07-2019, 10:52 PM
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Thinking of putting together an off-the-wall bag for funsies. 150 class champ banshees? Talking about 155g or so. Nothing in the 160s. Opinions? Is it the true Longer teebird?
150 class Banshees are awesome but they are not longer Teebirds for sure. I can throw a normal weight (for me at 167g) DX Teebird further than my 150g Banshee by 20' or 30' I think.

150 Banshees carry further, but are still on the OS side. Mine don't turn at all and I throw them 300 ish. My good Eagle X throws on a worn star are about 330'. My elevation is about 5k feet. They throw just a bit further than my heavy Banshees.

They kinda throw like a long mid with more fade for me.

What is nice about them is you can still find the nice flat PFN pat#'s around fairly easily.

For a longer Teebird try a 150 class PD, Thundy or OLF.
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Thinking of putting together an off-the-wall bag for funsies. 150 class champ banshees? Talking about 155g or so. Nothing in the 160s. Opinions? Is it the true Longer teebird?
I have been bagging a 151 Champ Banshee for a minute. I love it. It's my OS driver. It's a decent wind fighter for its weight. I would say mine is a ding more OS than my beefiest TBs/Eagles. I usually bag a spectrum of TBs or Eagles and bookend them with a Banshee and Leopard. I'm too cool for distance drivers.

I also prefer to power down a Banshee and throw it mid range distances than rip on an OS mid.
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I also prefer to power down a Banshee and throw it mid range distances than rip on an OS mid.
^^^ This. I've been doing that a lot recently, especially when I took the Green Hornet out of my core bag. My 157g Banshee has worked very well in that capacity, as has the Jen Allen Teebird..
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Old 05-09-2019, 04:25 PM
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I've bagged a 150g Ch Banshee since they became available. For me they fill a longer midrange approach and touch line upshot disc. Occasionally a tommy overhead for very tedious skinny lines. They are great for longer flick upshots requiring power with a little skip fade at the end. For me they feel almost identical in the hand to the CE Leopards for flick upshots that need a harder finish.


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