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Old 10-28-2017, 03:08 PM
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Gateway Evolution Spirit - I cycle two and keep a third, old, dinged-up one for water carries and other shots where there’s a potential for losing it
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:11 PM
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If you have the disposable income, buy/try a Lucid Criminal also. I use mine more for low ceiling shots and flicks, but it would work for me in many of the same situations a Spirit does
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Old 10-28-2017, 05:28 PM
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Champ Firebird or Champ Banshee. All these suggestions for PDs and Thunderbirds, though great discs, are not gonna get the flight you want. I throw both PD and thunderbird and know that they both get turn rather quickly when compared to a firebird. This is for stock runs mind you, I have thrown rediculously overstable versions of both. If your familiar with that mold (firebird) and its worked for you Id start there in max weight champ and see how that works.


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Old 10-29-2017, 08:04 AM
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Youre right, forehand shots dont have as much spin typically, thats why everybody throws the most overstable stuff they can grab. Spin keeps the disc stabilized and minimizes wobble, just like a top...it starts to wobble once its rotation slows. Overstable discs will hide form flaws.

Best suggestion is to grab a bunch of overstable stuff and learn how to throw it straight. Youll notice your wobble will start going away and your shots will start having a bit more spin to them. And grab SLOW understable stuff, a mako or something similar and a leopard or something similar. Fastest thing Id suggest throwing is a sidewinder or roadrunner...practice with those over the winter...standstill or maybe one step throws put on a baby hyzer and watch them flip to flat and cruise.

When it gets to be spring then go grab that pd and tell me it cant be thrown forehand.
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Old 10-29-2017, 09:53 AM
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Mvp motion - overstable, workable, always flat and has that super slow pan for long thumbers.
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Old 10-29-2017, 10:41 AM
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Short term solution: get a max champ FB and start breaking it in.
Long term solution: start throwing teebirds and PDs and work on your form.
If your end goal is to be able to get teebird/PD flight on a forehand, then you can/should work on that. It is possible. I think the suggestion to learn some neutral to understable stuff is a great place to start as well. That's what I'm currently doing.
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Old 10-29-2017, 03:08 PM
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Mvp motion - overstable, workable, always flat and has that super slow pan for long thumbers.

Totally this. The Motion is the better feeling FAF Firebird you never knew you wanted.
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Old 10-29-2017, 04:03 PM
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A c-line FD3 might be worth a look.
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Old 10-30-2017, 05:27 PM
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Axiom Fireball is a nice forehand disc that's not CRAZY OS, its like 10/4/-0.5/3 Its definitely more OS than a PD but not by much, and its like a longer firebird? idk, its a nice firehand disc
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Old 10-31-2017, 02:48 PM
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I'll throw my 2c in here as well - consider splitting your OS utility duties into two separate discs - grab a lighter weight FAF firebird or the like as suggested above for trick shots, and get a separate OS fairway to cover backhand and forehand shots.

I would suggest a lightweight banshee or FAF firebird if you can find one plus a nice lucid felon or C FD3.

Personally I throw a 168ish g FAF firebird, a beefy MF teebird, and fortresses.
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