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Old 03-06-2019, 09:00 PM
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I know this isn't a sexton, luster, pearly, or anything fun like that, but the star firebirds I have been seeing lately have been really nice. Anyone else throw the star?
My doubles partner throws Star FB's. He has a mini-stamp one he uses for flex forehand drives.
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Old 03-07-2019, 08:15 PM
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I know this isn't a sexton, luster, pearly, or anything fun like that, but the star firebirds I have been seeing lately have been really nice. Anyone else throw the star?
I have been trying to break in a max weight mostly flat one for 3 years. Hoping to get it to slightly used Gstar state, but no luck. It is not Champ stable, but it basically has stayed the same for the past 2 years. Only time I really notice any lost stability is on forehand rollers.
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Old 03-11-2019, 02:24 PM
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Anyone else throw the star?
I got several super stiff and flat 165 and 166 stars that are the most overstable firebirds I have owned. But I dont use them because they are too os for my likes.

I have a broken in star that flies more like a thunderbird just straight for 375-400. Cant wait to break it in to fly like my champ one that flips up
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:24 PM
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After bagging 3 Destroyers for mostly forehands,thumbers, and the occasinal BH over the last 10 years, a Firebird is now bagged to share some of those duties.

I have a friend who has been backhanding a beat in DX FB for several years. I was digging through the used bin at gggt the other day and found a lightly used (10/10) dyed 12x KC 167 Champ for 8 dollars!!

I've been flicking it lately on a wooded course. It is very consistent! ! Can't wait to put some air under it with a big thumber hammer down throw...

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Old 03-18-2019, 04:33 PM
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I got several super stiff and flat 165 and 166 stars that are the most overstable firebirds I have owned. But I dont use them because they are too os for my likes.

I have a broken in star that flies more like a thunderbird just straight for 375-400. Cant wait to break it in to fly like my champ one that flips up
Whoa! I didn't know Eagle posted here! Just messin', but isn't 400' like top pro range for a Firebird?

...but about Star FB's- I bought one recently after losing a SexyBird on what looked like a great shot. Unfortunately, the basket was in a ravine and the teepad on top of said ravine, so it was super hard to follow the disc. Oh well, lesson learned: I'll never be paying $30 for a disc again. The Star flies almost identical to the SexyBird anyway, maybe just very slightly more overstable.

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Old 03-18-2019, 04:38 PM
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Whoa! I didn't know Eagle posted here! Just messin', but isn't 400' like top pro range for a Firebird?
I have firebirds that are beat in enough that I might be able to get to 400' but the shot required to do that is one that I would never use on the course with that disc.

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Old 03-18-2019, 05:17 PM
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Whoa! I didn't know Eagle posted here! Just messin', but isn't 400' like top pro range for a Firebird?

...but about Star FB's- I bought one recently after losing a SexyBird on what looked like a great shot. Unfortunately, the basket was in a ravine and the teepad on top of said ravine, so it was super hard to follow the disc. Oh well, lesson learned: I'll never be paying $30 for a disc again. The Star flies almost identical to the SexyBird anyway, maybe just very slightly more overstable.
I dont practice enough to throw my firebird that far on a course any more. It can happen in a feild but I cant hit fairways well at that power at all.

Star firebirds are great, they can cover most flights with much use. I like the grip and decent stiffness. I even got some old super stiff flat ones I got at Innova that are ~165
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Old 03-19-2019, 12:01 PM
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I dont practice enough to throw my firebird that far on a course any more. It can happen in a feild but I cant hit fairways well at that power at all.

Star firebirds are great, they can cover most flights with much use. I like the grip and decent stiffness. I even got some old super stiff flat ones I got at Innova that are ~165
For truly nasty OS firebirds I think I prefer ~167g. Better for thumbers I think and I feel like I can get them moving better.

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Old 03-19-2019, 12:17 PM
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I have a star FB in the bag for that stability between a thundy and a 12x FB. I used to use a star thundy for this, but my last couple were not as OS as they used to be. It's mainly a water disc, but I also tend to prefer water discs that sit in between my main lineup of discs to give me a couple extra options on the course.
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Old 03-19-2019, 12:23 PM
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I had one star one that I loved and it got stolen. I bag one beat PFN Star, but it’s mainly a BH disc for me. Flies in the 330-375 range really well and gets a good fade or fade to skip depending on the height.

Give me a good FAF for FH though. 350-400 lines like a champ(the 400 is a higher flex line, not traditional golf like).
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