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Old 03-10-2020, 02:47 PM
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This is why I go gila comet. I have yet to beat a fossil gila into something that will flip up and turn. Its just stuck in that flip up to flat, refuse to turn gently fade spot. Comets come out for longer shots and shots that need natural turn.
(Occasionally a buzzz in there too to muddy things up. Straight with fade longer than a gila or comet that fades)

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Old 03-10-2020, 03:59 PM
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I have one Comet. Bought it because there seems to be so much love for it. Threw it maybe twice and into the stash it went. The thing is super domey and just felt bad in my hand.

Although I have no place for it in my bag, I am tempted to take it out to a wide open field and spend a little time and see what I can do with it.
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Old 03-10-2020, 04:43 PM
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I have one Comet. Bought it because there seems to be so much love for it. Threw it maybe twice and into the stash it went. The thing is super domey and just felt bad in my hand.

Although I have no place for it in my bag, I am tempted to take it out to a wide open field and spend a little time and see what I can do with it.
Same with me; first time I threw one. Just hated it.

Play a one disc round with it, it may change your mind.

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Old 03-10-2020, 04:45 PM
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...first time I threw one. Just hated it.
I feel like so many of us faithful Cometeers could say the exact same thing you just said

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Old 03-10-2020, 05:12 PM
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Same with me; first time I threw one. Just hated it.

Play a one disc round with it, it may change your mind.
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I feel like so many of us faithful Cometeers could say the exact same thing you just said
The first time I threw one, my options for a mid were Ontario Roc, Shark, Cobra, Panther, Condor, Hawk, Vortex, and Spitfre. It popped right up there toward the top of the list right from the start.

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Old 03-10-2020, 07:33 PM
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Ok. Dug my lone Comet out of my stash.

Looks like its a newer-ish run of swirly ESP. Not quite as domey as I remember either.

Anyhow, I may try and play a single disc round and see if I can figure it out.

Any tips for throwing it? Someone said to throw it like a putter. I throw putters quite a bit so if throwing it like a putter is half the battle then maybe I can get the hang of it.


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Old 03-10-2020, 07:46 PM
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Ok. Dug my lone Comet out of my stash.

Looks like its a newer-ish run of swirly ESP. Not quite as domey as I remember either.

Anyhow, I may try and play a single disc round and see if I can figure it out.

Any tips for throwing it? Someone said to throw it like a putter. I throw putters quite a bit so if throwing it like a putter is half the battle then maybe I can get the hang of it.

Im no comet pro but I throw one a fair bit and Id say thats about right. Magical in the woods.

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Old 03-10-2020, 07:57 PM
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Lol. Not only are there no woods around here but theres scarcely any trees.

I always chuckle when people talk about slamming their discs into trees. Always wondered how clearing that one small tree was so challenging. Then I figured out some people actually throw through the woods. No wonder they hit trees.

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Just work on throwing without OAT and use high lines. The Comet loves spin and can handle somewhat of raised nose angle but will detect OAT like no other.

Do not power grip the Comet unless your form is perfect. Use a sabre, fork or fan grip.

If you can power grip the Comet and get a clean flight, you are in rare company.

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Old 03-10-2020, 08:06 PM
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I have good form with mids and putters. OAT isnt an issue for me.

My putter/mid grip is either some sort of modified fan grip or maybe a modified power grip. Not sure how to describe it but it works well for me.

Ill give the Comet a go when I get a chance and see what happens.

Thanks.

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