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Old 10-21-2020, 10:58 AM
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TLDR: What 7(ish) speed, stable molds come in ultra light weights? Like 130g?

Cool story bro: My sidearm sux. I fell off a ladder several years ago and messed up my shoulders. After several months they ‘felt better’ and I didn’t lose any motion (daughter is a physical therapy assistant). But now, playing disc golf, I have noticeably less strength throwing sidearm and can’t throw a softball nearly what I used to. That could also be due to 10y not throwing balls. I have been throwing a 148g DD Getaway with some success, but want to disc down and reduce weight to like to 130g or whatever is lightest, but still stable. If I could find a 130g Eagle-X or Banshee, that would be perfect. It looks like lightweight discs are mostly distance drivers. Maybe I’ll have to get a Destroyer, but I’d like a slower fairway.
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Old 10-21-2020, 12:08 PM
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I took this route (not quite as extreme in weight tho) and now throw low 150s MVP teslas and motions. Love it.
I'll say this, a clean sidearm doesn't necessarily require the "throwing" motion that folks think it does, and is heavily dependent on the actual flick. Watch these ladies play this hole. I'm starting with Ellen's shot at the 5:46 mark (it won't let me embed the video from that point, so I'd just skip ahead to there), but there are a series of sidearm shots over the next two minutes on this hole that show how seemingly effortless they make the flick look, which made me re-evaluate how I was attempting to throw flicks myself.
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TLDR: What 7(ish) speed, stable molds come in ultra light weights? Like 130g?
Teebird. All day, every day. Star Lite is supposed to be available down to 130g but I don't know how readily available. DX Teebirds are listed as down to 150g but Infinite has several down to 146g.

But speed 7, stable, and light = Teebird.

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I took this route (not quite as extreme in weight tho) and now throw low 150s MVP teslas and motions. Love it.
I'll say this, a clean sidearm doesn't necessarily require the "throwing" motion that folks think it does, and is heavily dependent on the actual flick. Watch these ladies play this hole. I'm starting with Ellen's shot at the 5:46 mark (it won't let me embed the video from that point, so I'd just skip ahead to there), but there are a series of sidearm shots over the next two minutes on this hole that show how seemingly effortless they make the flick look, which made me re-evaluate how I was attempting to throw flicks myself.
Yes, I tell myself that I should be able to sidearm at least as well as some of the ladies... Good shots examples in the video. Basically I’m ok under 200’. I have switched to forehand exclusively for up shots to get the reps in.
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fizz volt

you could cheat it a bit and get something understable and use that for effortless d however it wont hold up in the wind and is less forgiving if your form isnt clean

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also afaik rn the disc market is low on supply so hunting down certain discs might be a pain
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Teebird. All day, every day. Star Lite is supposed to be available down to 130g but I don't know how readily available. DX Teebirds are listed as down to 150g but Infinite has several down to 146g.

But speed 7, stable, and light = Teebird.
There was such a glut of Teeb clones there for a while, from Innova even, that I think a lot of us forgot about the Teebird for forehand. What more could one really ask for? Speed 7, straight, stable, fade. I don't want or need flatness for forehand personally.

Anyway though, yes, get a light teeb.

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TLDR: What 7(ish) speed, stable molds come in ultra light weights? Like 130g?

Cool story bro: My sidearm sux. I fell off a ladder several years ago and messed up my shoulders. After several months they ‘felt better’ and I didn’t lose any motion (daughter is a physical therapy assistant). But now, playing disc golf, I have noticeably less strength throwing sidearm and can’t throw a softball nearly what I used to. That could also be due to 10y not throwing balls. I have been throwing a 148g DD Getaway with some success, but want to disc down and reduce weight to like to 130g or whatever is lightest, but still stable. If I could find a 130g Eagle-X or Banshee, that would be perfect. It looks like lightweight discs are mostly distance drivers. Maybe I’ll have to get a Destroyer, but I’d like a slower fairway.
Eagle X or Banshee I'm sure would be great too. You'll find some of those in low weights even without Blizz bubbles.
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I use a 150 Gram Dragon for tailwind and calm open hole bombers.
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