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Old 07-20-2018, 09:10 AM
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Buttery Super Soft for putting, thick and chunky Soft for throwing. Delicious.
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Old 07-20-2018, 09:55 AM
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Gateway has the best baseline. My S Warriors feel especially great. My S Element felt great, but it didn't last nearly as long. I suppose something should be said about consistency.

My SS and SSS Voodoos are also great, just not as great.

Evo HPP was good, but Evo Diamond is real good. It's not the most exciting looking (clear champy-style? Booring) but it is grippy and durable.

The prettiness win would have to go to pearly Pinnacle from Legacy for me.

Also Gold Line. At least the run I had on my first River 6 years ago.
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Old 07-20-2018, 10:05 AM
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I obviously by my sig am a fan of Kastaplasts plastics. Most complete line? No they only have 3 plastics right now.
That said K3 is second to only good batches of gateway Shur Grip.
K2 blows g* and other flex blends out of the water.
K1 is my favorite though. Tons of grip, opaque or translucent blends but still the durability that matches anything
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favorite plastics by feel: R-pro, ESP, SSS, Neutron.
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Old 07-20-2018, 10:11 AM
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Also its been hinted we will be seeing a stiff baseline soon (k4?). Cannot wait for some Kaxe in stiffer plastic. Maybe in time to rotate the next one in.
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Old 07-20-2018, 10:48 AM
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Innova gets the nod for Star. Give me any disc in a good, stiff run of Star that isn't too glossy. Mmmmm. Good ESP is just as good. I like more recent goldline better than the older pearly/colorshift stuff, although it's much less pretty.

I also love driver pro. Ever thrown a pro leopard? Nice. Good X plastic is probably even better though.

I used to think Jolly Launcher champ was the bee's knees, but these days I am less a fan of the glossy, sticky feeling it has off the shelf. I sometimes miss the stiff flightplates of older cloudy champ.

Best baseline is Gateway suregrip by a mile. Distant second but still really good is Zero Hard or the like from Trilogy. Very prone to superficial dings and scuffs, but it allows it to season in quickly while maintaining integrity.

As far as specifically flexy or soft plastics, GStar I feel is unique in that it combines flexibility and tacky grip with some resilience to getting floppy in the heat - that is to say, the feel is more consistent across a wider swath of conditions, be it humid heat or fresh dew. Other flex plastics are also-rans as far as I'm concerned, just less desirable versions of whatever plastic they're based on. Jawbreaker is pretty cool too as you get a surprisingly rigid disc. Not sure I love the rubbery feeling though. Possible unpopular opinion - relying on a flexy plastic to avoid ground play is a trap. GStar for example skips and rolls only marginally less than its stiffer counterparts - you're better off either throwing a mold that tends not to have much groundplay (champ rhyno) or adjust for the inevitable.

Discraft Z plastic seems to be the most durable by farrrrr. The number of times I've skipped a Z disc off a path only to find the leading edge largely scuff free... amazing.

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Old 07-20-2018, 11:00 AM
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I've tried most, I don't like slick, hard plastic, nor do I like soft, sticky plastic, in fact, the feel of the plastic is the #1 reason I reject a disc.

I also like to SLOW cycle discs.

Currently liking
Innova Jolly Launcher Champion
Innova Pro
Innova DX
Milennium Quantum
Westside VIP
DD Lucid
Latitude Opto
Discraft Titanium
Discraft TiFlx
DGA Proline
Reptilian Amber

I will say the Innova & Discraft premium plastic seems to keep its initial stability longer than Trilogy, but the currert VIP is hands down my favorite for feel. Perfect mix of slightly tacky touch and slightly flexible flight plate.

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Old 07-20-2018, 11:06 AM
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Who do you feel has the best plastic lineup and why?

While this is highly opinionated, I please ask for feedback from folks with experience with multiple manufacturers.

Reason I bring this up, I mainly throw Innova plastics and noticed I really only like the XT and GStar. Champion is slicker than other comparable brands, same with Star. ESP same boat. JB is close to XT but still not as tacky. I do not have much experience with trilogy stuff but their Lucid definitely seems to have more grip than Champion. Biofusion and Gstar seem very similar, would like to know if any of the Classic lines are similar to the XT.

Anyway, feedback is welcome. Thank you!
Have you tried any Z-FLX?
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:42 AM
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Have you tried any Z-FLX?
That is next on the list. I hear it is even gripper than Lucid and holds stability better than GStar.

All great stuff so far, thank you!
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:50 AM
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