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Old 04-02-2019, 09:54 PM
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Since I spent $20 each on these discs I feel entitled to give my completely biased review:

I bought 3 McBeth First Run Buzzzes, 1 to throw, and 2 to put on shelf to sell at a future point in time. They are beautiful discs, great stamp, I'm glad to support the best player on the planet. Yet after a weeklong experiment with the one in my bag, I feel like would have been better off throwing a flattened dried cow chip.

It was the most unpredictable, touchy, angle sensitive midrange I have ever thrown. I have other buzzzes that are way more reliable. At various times on various throws it sunk like a rock, turned and burned, faded hard left, turned and never came back. I had zero confidence in my ability to throw the thing. On the last throw, I threw it straight and flat with a very small cross wind. The wind caught it and blew it 50 feet hard left to meet its watery grave. I hope no one else finds it, I don't wish that level of frustration on anybody else.

(Note - the previous comments are coming from a man who threw $20 into the creek and is clearly not happy about that chain of events. Your mileage may vary.
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Old 04-03-2019, 07:54 AM
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I like Buzzzes and McBeth both, so it might have gotten me too. On the other hand, some people are so gullible that we now have the worst president ever.

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Old 04-03-2019, 07:58 AM
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I don't throw buzzzes, but the few people I know that do tell me that the FR PM Buzzzes are a little less stable than stock Z or ESP.

Also - it's probably the archer, not the arrow. Personally I don't like buzzzes or faster midranges because I feel like they are way too speed sensitive. If you're not a buzzz thrower normally, you might be finding this to be the case as well.

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Old 04-03-2019, 07:59 AM
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Actually disappointed I can't Nice this more than once.

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Old 04-03-2019, 08:50 AM
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Tomorrow you are going to walk out your door and find that disc sitting on your doorstep, returned from the depths (of hell).

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Old 04-03-2019, 09:06 AM
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I have been playing for 10-plus years and I have tried the Buzzz over and over, just doesn't work for me.
Don't know what all the fuss is about.
I know people that absolutely LOVE them, couldn't play without one.
Just never liked them.
OP, truly sorry your experience with them was poor.
Hope others like them and they sell like crazy, but I won't be getting one...

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Old 04-03-2019, 10:34 AM
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I don't throw buzzzes, but the few people I know that do tell me that the FR PM Buzzzes are a little less stable than stock Z or ESP.

Also - it's probably the archer, not the arrow. Personally I don't like buzzzes or faster midranges because I feel like they are way too speed sensitive. If you're not a buzzz thrower normally, you might be finding this to be the case as well.
It's not the first, nor the last, disc I have ever thrown in the water. I could tell that disc was not for me though.

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Old 04-03-2019, 10:36 AM
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Tomorrow you are going to walk out your door and find that disc sitting on your doorstep, returned from the depths (of hell).
I've had that happen, where I purposely threw a disc in the water, only to have someone return it to me....twice. Then I gave it to a new player to help them out, and it was returned to me again a month later.

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Old 04-03-2019, 11:19 AM
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What kind of sorcery makes a disc both overstable AND flippy. Are you sure it was the Buzzz?
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Old 04-03-2019, 11:31 AM
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How much are you planning to let the other 2 go for?
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