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Old 01-24-2014, 11:23 PM
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more turn and less fade than my VIP giants.


The world, for me, flew like a slightly faster, slightly worn tourney giant


I've only thrown one a few times though, so yeah... sample sizes and such.
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Old 02-05-2014, 10:35 AM
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got to throw my tourny giant at little yesterday. as stated, it seems to have a very workable OS flight path. i look forward to throwing this in better conditions. kind of a shame that most the colors ive found have been pretty chitty, lots of uggo hues, for tourny plastic.
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Old 02-05-2014, 01:09 PM
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kind of a shame that most the colors ive found have been pretty chitty, lots of uggo hues, for tourny plastic.
mane go jump in the pond and find my blue metal flake with the sideways swirly whirls. then tell me about it
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Old 02-05-2014, 06:06 PM
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I love my tourney gaint for my fh shots that have to come back. Mine is gold with a red spamp I think it looks sweet.
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Old 05-29-2014, 12:17 PM
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I am a huge fan of the giant and now bag 3 of them. I have a a 171 TP Giant that I have had for over a year and has seasoned to have some turn when I throw it forehand and it just stays straight backhand. I also throw a 172 VIP Giant that is seasoned too. It is definitely more overstable than my TP. Love it forehand but only throw it backhand into a headwind. Finally I carry a 174 VIP (Vipunen). Thing is almost new and a beast. It is in the middle of kicking the Nuke OS out of my bag. This is the best FH disc I have ever thrown and when this disc seasons it flies like a destroyer. Great mold that doesn't get enough love.
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:34 PM
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Speaking of not getting enough love, this thread has been dead for quite some time. Let's talk about the giant some more. does it cut a headwind better than a beefy, domey destroyer? I assume it only has slightly more distance potential? How quickly will it beat to bomber status with almost daily play?
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:59 PM
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I have yet to beat a VIP Giant into a true bomber, even with a year plus of play. I really like the VIP Air Giant for bombs though. It is more of a beefy Destroyer type disc, in my experience.

The VIP Giant I bag is what I call "controllable beef". It fights a headwind but even at my arm I can use it for distance duties with no problem. It's a fantastic disc that pairs nicely with the Sorcerer in my bag.
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Old 10-11-2014, 11:30 PM
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Sounds like my super domey pink destroyer. At 560' it's got some turn. I was not throwing it, it was something to see. Think a giant would cut the wind better? I'm thinking about seeing if they could replace my destroyers with time. Think they have more distance potential overall? More glide? Destroyers are pretty glidey.
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Old 10-11-2014, 11:43 PM
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Well, European discs are known for their glide so I would have to give the edge to the Giant in that regard....but not by a whole lot.

With your distance, I think the Giant could very well replace your Destros. If you get a chance, pick up a VIP and a TP. I'd be interested to see how you like them. They are made for big arms for sure.
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Old 10-12-2014, 12:45 AM
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I think the two are fairly similar. I was using the Giant as my headwind distance driver that I could crank flat to slight anny and never worry about it finishing left. Lately it just keeps going right. It def has D potential but i find the Destroyers easier to throw farther.
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