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Old 03-26-2020, 07:01 PM
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I have not thrown it, but I have heard great things about the plastic addics habit.

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Old 03-26-2020, 07:30 PM
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Max weight current run polecat may be your best bet. Most lid like discs are pushed around more. Premium plastic and lids dont mix well. There have been and are some good examples (whitler comes to mind but oop and worse in the wind than a polecat. A heavier superhero would be a good choice. Or track down a star sonic. Both of those are tricky to track down.

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I guess the lids that fly right in premium plastic are the ones that were molded for that. (Hero, whitler, bite, beetle)
The Sonic Does well in premium if you get the Hero 215 mold (same disc) in the lighter weights. Another that does well in premium for a lid is the Zephyr.

Another plastic the Polecat does not work in is the R-Pro due to the variation in putter R-pro is not as good as stiffer R-Pro plastics. The plastic will work but you need to look in person for the right R-Pro.

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Old 03-26-2020, 07:43 PM
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The Sonic Does well in premium if you get the Hero 215 mold (same disc) in the lighter weights. Another that does well in premium for a lid is the Zephyr.



Another plastic the Polecat does not work in is the R-Pro due to the variation in putter R-pro is not as good as stiffer R-Pro plastics. The plastic will work but you need to look in person for the right R-Pro.
I love my champ zephyr. But I do not love the Zephyrs for golf as much as polecats.

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Old 03-26-2020, 08:08 PM
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I have not thrown it, but I have heard great things about the plastic addics habit.

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Flys great... slickest, hardest to grip plastic I have ever tried to throw. Traded it off.

I would love it if they molded it in X, ESP or Ti
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Flys great... slickest, hardest to grip plastic I have ever tried to throw. Traded it off.

I would love it if they molded it in X, ESP or Ti
Discraft molded it in Pro D and ESP as the Zeppelin for an Ace Race. Great large diameter disc but not a lid.

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Discraft molded it in Pro D and ESP as the Zeppelin for an Ace Race. Great large diameter disc but not a lid.
Yes but as the Habit, it is not pro d or ESP...
It's some type of slick flx blend,

I never got a chance to throw it in the Zepplin form.
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How did I miss the habit was a zeppelin? Now I want one more. The zep was a great disc

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Old 03-27-2020, 07:09 AM
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Yes but as the Habit, it is not pro d or ESP...
It's some type of slick flx blend,

I never got a chance to throw it in the Zepplin form.
Ah, I understand now. Too bad there isn't a second-hand market for discs...
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Old 03-27-2020, 08:31 AM
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Considering changing my approach lineup to one that includes a slow, neutral option. Thinking a lid would be potentially dope.

What are the usual suspects for stuff to try? I would like good plastic availability (more than just DX/D ideally), slow speed, neutral stability (more on that below), prefer beaded although I understand that may not be a thing.

The shot I am looking to cover is one that a Proxy would fade out of - touchy annys in the woods, mostly.

I have tried a 165ish g DX Polecat and was not a fan - utterly demolished by a breeze. Maybe max weight would be preferable.

As far as stability, HSS is less of an issue than the requirement for as little LSS as possible. Although I guess my problem with the Polecat was its propensity to blow off the face of the earth, so maybe something on the more stable side of lids would be in order.

Thanks you all. Stay healthy

I didn’t like polecats as much as birdies because they’re too glidey. Birdies fly like gildeless bricks and are ultra neutral. I threw max weight DX until I tracked down a gummy champ version but honestly nothing flies as dead and neutral as a birdie.
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Considering changing my approach lineup to one that includes a slow, neutral option. Thinking a lid would be potentially dope.

What are the usual suspects for stuff to try? I would like good plastic availability (more than just DX/D ideally), slow speed, neutral stability (more on that below), prefer beaded although I understand that may not be a thing.

The shot I am looking to cover is one that a Proxy would fade out of - touchy annys in the woods, mostly.

I have tried a 165ish g DX Polecat and was not a fan - utterly demolished by a breeze. Maybe max weight would be preferable.

As far as stability, HSS is less of an issue than the requirement for as little LSS as possible. Although I guess my problem with the Polecat was its propensity to blow off the face of the earth, so maybe something on the more stable side of lids would be in order.

Thanks you all. Stay healthy
I have a couple of Champion Polecats, 175g each. They're out of stock at the Proshop and at Infinite Discs, but hopefully they'll have more soon. You might try a max wt. XT Polecat to see if the weight works better than the one you tried.

And for what you want... lids of any kind might not be the answer. A beaded shallow disc that fights the wind but is not overstable and comes in all plastics is the Stud.

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