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Old 05-30-2010, 09:37 PM
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I got my first Destroyer about a year ago, and it was a 167 Star Destroyer. When I got it, it was definitely too much disc for me (throwing about 300"). But as I worked on my form I became more able to throw it, largely helped by its light weight no doubt. Now I'm averaging 370 with my best drives getting to 400.

Unfortunately, it's starting to get flippy so I got a 175 Star Destroyer. It's new and still more stable than I'd like, but I can usually get about 20-30" more with my 167 one because the 175 fades out too soon. With time I'm hoping it'll become a little less stable.

So I'm still searching for that perfect destroyer. Destroyer throwers, what is the perfect weight/plastic/wear combo for you and how much can you usually get out of it?
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Old 05-30-2010, 09:53 PM
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i get max d with my 7/10 175g star destroyer. its REALLY touchy...very nose angle sensitive, but when it locks in to its -1, it goes for days. i love mine, but have seen much bigger guns BOMB lighter dx destroyers. my suggestion is to beat up your new star and pick up a light dx that you use rarely, when you have a wide open shot.
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Old 05-30-2010, 10:04 PM
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Threw my 169 Star Destroyer in a lake 3 weeks ago and missed it immediately. I replaced it with a 172 Champion Destroyer on Monday and I am happy so far.
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Old 05-30-2010, 10:11 PM
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i use a 161 star (weight may be incorrect maybe 167 cant tell) but ive had it for years and it flies like an "almost new" one...its my big D disc so it doesnt get used often on tight wooded fairways maybe prolonging its life....but IMO star destroyer is the #1 driver in DG
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Old 05-30-2010, 10:36 PM
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I don't really throw Destroyers anymore, but in Pro plastic they are $$$$$$.

I prefer 168-172g for all my drivers.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:14 PM
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star 169 first run light green. They go far and turn into great hyzer flip, long range anhyzer, and roller discs.
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Destroyers in Pro plastic is perfect for distance.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:18 PM
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I don't really throw Destroyers anymore, but in Pro plastic they are $$$$$$.

I prefer 168-172g for all my drivers.
I wanted to try a Pro one, but they didn't have any at the store when I went. I think a 171 or so might be what I need.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:20 PM
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My star destroyer is 168, and just perfectly seasoned to where it will glide a good ways but still always fade out. However, I only throw it on wide open shots with no wind or wind at my back. but i keep it for that reason-it is by far the best disc for those holes.
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Old 05-30-2010, 11:58 PM
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Have a domey Pro 175 that's very overstable, don't like it.

Had a 169 pro that was super flippy, didn't like it.

Recently acquired a 175 flat star destroyer that's red that I love. Had some of my longest drives with it the past two days.
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