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Overstable 16 11.11%
Straight 119 82.64%
Understable 0 0%
Something else 9 6.25%
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Old 05-14-2019, 04:35 PM
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Default Definition of the word Stable

What do you guys think is the proper way to use the word stable in disc golf?

To me it means the disc will more or less be straight, not overstable or understable. But maybe I'm wrong.
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Old 05-14-2019, 04:37 PM
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Stable to me means the disc angle won't deviate from the release angle through its flight. If you throw a hyzer, it will hold a hyzer. If you throw flat, it will hold flat, etc.

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Stable is straight.

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Stable means straight/firmly neutral to me. But when said like "really stable" or "more stable" really/more mean increasing to me, so that changes the meaning to overstable. That's how lots of people use it.

So because of how people tend to talk, I just associate something being "really stable" as meaning "really overstable". Like a "good stable putter" means a very straight disc, but a "very stable putter" means an OS disc like a Zone/Harp.

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I think it means straight, but some use it to mean overstable. They especially mean "more overstable" when saying a disc is "more stable" than another.

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To me,
Stable is a Teebird
Overstable is a Firebird.

Speaking Innova anyway.

I know trilogy has their own definitions

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Yeah, straight and stable are pretty much the same to me as well.

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Default Definition of the word Stable

Screenshot from innovadiscs.com. There is no need for debate on this topic. Stable means straight.


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