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Old 01-10-2017, 11:06 PM
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I busted out a Blizzard Wraith yesterday for about 350' (measured with Udisc app). It was also slightly downhill
I bet that 350' felt good. I would now consider a Destroyer and Boss for something a little more overstable. Blizzard discs fly the farthest but star plastic seems to be a little more consistent I have found.
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Old 01-11-2017, 09:10 AM
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If you're not throwing 400', you really have no need for anything above speed 11...and that may even be a stretch.

Get your form right. Leopards and Teebirds are fantastic discs. Teebirds have a ton of distance potential, especially when seasoned.
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Old 01-11-2017, 04:33 PM
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I would try out a gator and a firebird, both discs are OS but a speed you should be able to handle.
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Try a flat discraft flick or a destroyer
Terrible advice.
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Old 01-15-2017, 10:28 PM
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if you go by the numbers Fast disc is what the majority of beginners throw, 200 feet.
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Old 01-16-2017, 11:15 AM
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Terrible advice.
Ah, needs clarification. I was recommending these discs for utility shots such as skips, thumbers, and flying around trees, not driving or distance driving.
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Old 01-16-2017, 11:52 AM
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I don't think new players should bother with anything faster than a valk.
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Old 01-16-2017, 12:02 PM
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Ah, needs clarification. I was recommending these discs for utility shots such as skips, thumbers, and flying around trees, not driving or distance driving.
If he's new, he should probably worry more about getting form right and throwing on the intended lines, than worry about thumbers and skip shots.

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I don't think new players should bother with anything faster than a valk.
Agreed. I tell most new area players to not venture past speed 7, and have had many come back and thank me for the advice.

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Old 01-16-2017, 12:16 PM
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Stick with overstable discs in the speed you normally throw. Going up in speed just to get a meat hook is going to be very edgy and inconsistent.
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Old 01-16-2017, 12:55 PM
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Look, throw what's fun. I've been reading the throw slow discs, and putters, and midranges from the start. What I've seen is players throwing all kinds of things and figuring it out. Is there a faster way? Quite possibly. Does it matter? Quite possibly not. Enjoy playing. Throw some discs. See what works. Watch the top guys throw and emulate them. Watch some video and read some technique articles. Did I mention, have fun.

BTW, when I started playing the fastest discs were Cheetahs. I had the Discraft equivalent. I had Vipers and Expresses, very stable and very under stable. I learned more from reading what top pros were doing and watching them throw than from the discs.
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