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Old 04-07-2019, 10:15 PM
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Default Wind Driver for a Noodle Arm

Can you folks recommend a wind driver for a noodle armed guy like myself that needs to throw a Thrasher to reach 350'? I am frustrated throwing into the wind and seeing either an OS driver go all of 280' or having my regular drivers turnover and glide OB. What do I need to do?
a) Try a ___(Driver)______ it should do the trick.
b) Throw lighter weight OS Drivers
c) Gee mister, your a noodle arm, what do you expect to happen?

(Currently tossing a 166g Z Punisher for this slot)
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Old 04-07-2019, 10:30 PM
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This for a backhand? My pick would be a Pro Wraith. If your all about Discraft then an ESP Surge would be great as well.

If you really want to dial it back, then check out a max weight Champion Valkyrie. They are pretty stable brand new & fly really really far.

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Old 04-07-2019, 10:33 PM
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This for a backhand? My pick would be a Pro Wraith. If your all about Discraft then an ESP Surge would be great as well.
Thanks. Yes, RHBH.
Funny, I was considering a Pro Wraith.
I have tried an ESP Surge and found it "squirrelly"
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Old 04-07-2019, 10:35 PM
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I’ve found my fresh valk turns into the wind. I haven’t really tried hyser flipping it. Could be useful with some testing? I’ve had some luck hyser flipping fairly flippy drivers, like a trespass, but it’s a bit touchy. I’m trying to sort this out myself.
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Old 04-07-2019, 11:22 PM
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I wont necessarily give disc selections but more overstable isn't always the answer, but works and will lead to more accuracy. Lighter weight is not the answer. Sometimes faster is the answer. A faster disc that normally seems too overstable will get up to speed easier in a headwind.

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Old 04-07-2019, 11:43 PM
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I wont necessarily give disc selections but more overstable isn't always the answer, but works and will lead to more accuracy. Lighter weight is not the answer. Sometimes faster is the answer. A faster disc that normally seems too overstable will get up to speed easier in a headwind.

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I'm gonna echo this statement, but with some disc ideas, such as a Shryke/DDx/Crank for example. A slight bump in speed and/or stability is what I use for headwinds, such as throwing a Teebird instead of a Leopard.
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Old 04-07-2019, 11:45 PM
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I wont necessarily give disc selections but more overstable isn't always the answer, but works and will lead to more accuracy. Lighter weight is not the answer. Sometimes faster is the answer. A faster disc that normally seems too overstable will get up to speed easier in a headwind.

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This is true. You (plural) can throw a higher speed overstable disc into a headwind with better results because of the aerodynamics of that wind speed on the disc.

As a fellow noodle-arm, I was throwing a Pro Destroyer for into-the-wind shots with decent results. As others have suggested, a Wraith might work well for you also.
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Nuetral flying discs thrown flat is my answer. The harder the wind, the faster the disc, but keep it as close to 0/0 as possible.

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Nuetral flying discs thrown flat is my answer. The harder the wind, the faster the disc, but keep it as close to 0/0 as possible.
Thats closer to what I was saying. Throw the same or similar stability as you would without wind but faster.

If you would be throwing max speed, stable up and smooth it out. Probably sacrifice some D

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Old 04-07-2019, 11:54 PM
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Champ Teebird or for more distance Champ Thunderbird.

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