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Old 02-19-2009, 10:49 AM
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It depends on your goals for that type of throw. If you want to get truly good at it, get BH type distances and have line shaping options, then I'd start with a small diamter, stable mid like the Cro. If you just want OK distance for hyzers that are opposite from your backhand (which is a perfectly acceptable goal, too) something faster and more overstable might be better.
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Old 02-19-2009, 12:13 PM
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For driving, I learned on an Eagle, upgraded to a Wraith when I had the hang of things and now use mostly a Destroyer. I throw almost exclusively forehand. I only switch to backhand when I get inside 50 feet or so and then I break out my putter.

For my approaches I still use my forehand, but I use my Star TL.
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Old 02-19-2009, 12:53 PM
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TL is a good disc i plan on getting it considering i throw mostly forehand also
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I also like my Star TL 167g for forehand approaches and is predictable although I think I should have gone with a 175g. If I drive with it I have to put a lot of hzyer on it to go straight. I also really like the Pro Pig 174g for short forehand approaches cause it really digs in the ground and stops on a dime.
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Old 02-19-2009, 03:27 PM
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I use my champ viking and sidewinder for forehands, They're real predictable in flight path.
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I also like my Star TL 167g for forehand approaches and is predictable although I think I should have gone with a 175g. If I drive with it I have to put a lot of hzyer on it to go straight. I also really like the Pro Pig 174g for short forehand approaches cause it really digs in the ground and stops on a dime.
I use my Pro Pig for forehand approaches under 200 feet, well I do all approaches forehand.
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Old 02-19-2009, 05:39 PM
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I think the Valk is the best disc for people who want quick return on their forehands and want to learn decent form. You'll learn the BEST form if you learn to throw something neutral, like a Comet or a beat Roc or Shark first. But if you want immediate forehand distance, but don't want to permanently have bad habits from throwing something crazy overstable that masks any Off-Axis-Torque or flutter (which is what most people do: start with something far too stable like a Firebird, Max, Monster, XCal, etc...), then use a Valk.

If you don't have a Valk, use a teebird, which is also a great disc to learn on. But I really think a Valk -- for most people -- hits that sweet spot of being a good learner disc while still providing really quick ROI.
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Old 02-19-2009, 06:18 PM
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yea i never realized how off i was until i threw a valk....because of it im a better forehander and theres a big improvement in distance
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Sidewinder or Roadrunner[champion] worked for me until the snow flew.I have A DX Valk and other D or DX discs I've thrown all winter long,and the valk did good even with 30'' of ribbon taped to it.I just got a Champion Valk and Monster I'm saving for spring.Monster is listed as a forhand disc.One Day Closer To Spring.
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Old 02-19-2009, 09:01 PM
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30" of ribbon?

to find the disc in the snow.....genius i never thought of that

unless it was for another reason
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