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Old 12-10-2017, 12:40 AM
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I'm looking for a massively OS control (speeds 9-11) that is available in a midgrade plastic for winter. I DON'T LIKE GSTAR FOR THIS PURPOSE AS I CAN'T GET THE DISC DRY EVEN THOUGH IT IS FINE IN TERMS OF FEEL. I found that Discraft X works well as does Innova Pro, unfortunately, Pro FireBirds and X Predators are almost impossible to find and the other thing I want is replaceability. How flippy are DX FireBirds? I'm going to be using said disc for mostly FH duties, possibly with some OH as well. It will probably only be used for when there is snow on the ground so it won't see roller duty as my main FireBird does.
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Old 12-10-2017, 12:44 AM
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Most DX Firebirds are not OS enough to do this for a long time. I have one that I can bomb, but have to hyzerflip it.

The Ogopogo from Daredevil is supposed to be super gummy and OS, but I’ve not tried one.

Best bet that I have tried is a Sure Grip Spirit or the not DT Speed Demon from Gateway. They are gummy, grippy and very OS. Not always an easy find though.
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:02 AM
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How slick is Gateway Evolution plastic? It looks like Champ/Z which is the worst plastic for winter IMO.
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:38 AM
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DX whippet or Viper? cheap enough to buy multiples of probably too.
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Old 12-10-2017, 01:42 AM
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DX whippet or Viper? cheap enough to buy multiples of probably too.
Yeah, but they don't really cover the distance I'm looking for. Maybe I should get a Whippet as the Viper was about as long as my Rhynos, though it was a Champ Viper.
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Old 12-10-2017, 03:41 AM
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Yeah, but they don't really cover the distance I'm looking for. Maybe I should get a Whippet as the Viper was about as long as my Rhynos, though it was a Champ Viper.
i know this is off topic, but there is a local guy here in Nashville that smashes dx rhynos and pigs... with sidearm!

I'm talking 350-375ft sidearm throws that come out looking like high speed drivers.

There's video proof too!



non pig/rhyno side arm smashes:

4:18 - Telly (with tie dye shirt) throws about 450ft and then another very uphill 320ft side arm.
19:08 - 500ft hyzerflip/s-curve destroyer bomb.
22:55 - 350ft (up huge hill) with katana


pig smashes:

16:03 - 299ft pig sidearm...parked. the hole often is thrown with fairway/distance drivers righty sidearm because it has low ceiling and is lhbh/rhfh line friendly (as evidenced by logan bowers).
30:45 268ft pig. as will shuesterick says this hole plays a lot longer than 268 because of another low ceiling. I personally throw a full lhbh roc shot (my roc max distance is around 320) to get there.

ok ok i understand there's no rhyno sidearm smashes on video. he actually uses rhynos on longer drives than his pig. but I've personally played rounds with telly and I've seen him smash rhyno's on 370ft uphill shots where I have to rip a tern/destroyer/wraith on a full left hand backhand to even land in the circle for a putt.
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Old 12-10-2017, 04:15 AM
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Just as a reference my FH distance with my FB is about 320 line drive, and with a Destroyer/Xcal is about 375, 350 line drive. My FH used to touch 400 on perfect flex shots and about 365 on line drives.

P-Line Tsunami, isn't this basically an X Pred?

Would Gateway have some Spirits or Speed Demons if I called them?
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Old 12-10-2017, 05:37 AM
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Tsunami is more like a PD than true beefcake
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Old 12-10-2017, 07:47 AM
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Get a DGA Hellfire.

It's in a pro line plastic and should be just what you're looking for.

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