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Old 06-23-2018, 10:38 PM
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I became the owner of a brand new (to me) SOF zippertop today! Stoked. Threw it a few times then put it up not sure if I'm gonna bag it or cherish it.
I can grab a few more MOLF from the current run to get a cycle going until the wifey gives me more allowance then I can Move into Sirius plastic. Anyway yay me!! Got a zippertop!
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Old 06-24-2018, 08:13 AM
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I’ve got a zipper too I got off eBay in a lucky purchase. Stamped 1.2, but the seller didn’t know it was a zipper. It’s a great disc but just doesn’t fit in the bag yet. I throw eagles a lot and don’t have a huge arm so the advantage of the OLF over eagle isn’t apparent. I’m hanging on to it though in case I need to switch things up, or for when I can push out another 50’ or distance.
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Old 06-24-2018, 01:06 PM
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I’ve got a zipper too I got off eBay in a lucky purchase. Stamped 1.2, but the seller didn’t know it was a zipper. It’s a great disc but just doesn’t fit in the bag yet. I throw eagles a lot and don’t have a huge arm so the advantage of the OLF over eagle isn’t apparent. I’m hanging on to it though in case I need to switch things up, or for when I can push out another 50’ or distance.
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Old 06-25-2018, 10:11 PM
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Would you say an OLF or Thunderbird is better in a moderate headwind?

Of all the discs with the Firebird wing,
I know both the Firebird & PD fight the wind better, but if you had only a Thunderbird or an OLF in the bag to fight a moderate headwind, which would you throw and in what plastic?

Asking the same question in the Thunderbird thread FYI.
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Old 06-25-2018, 11:09 PM
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^I dont have a definitive answer but I will respectfully disagree the PD fights wind better than an OLF.

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Old 06-26-2018, 08:55 AM
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/\ OK I can buy that.

I've never owned PD
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Old 06-26-2018, 09:16 AM
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Would you say an OLF or Thunderbird is better in a moderate headwind?

Of all the discs with the Firebird wing,
I know both the Firebird & PD fight the wind better, but if you had only a Thunderbird or an OLF in the bag to fight a moderate headwind, which would you throw and in what plastic?

Asking the same question in the Thunderbird thread FYI.
Throw a OLF on hyzer depending how much wind. It's worked for me plenty of times. I wouldnt say one over the other just which you prefer.
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Old 06-26-2018, 09:31 AM
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I will respectfully disagree with Grip on this. First run OLFs don’t fight wind nearly as well as PDs. They’re fine, but require touch and hyzer.

Later runs are better in the wind, because they’re just more OS but they’re still turn-and-fade discs.

PDs are straight-to-fade discs which, imo, are easier to dial into a headwind.

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Old 06-26-2018, 02:24 PM
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1.1s yes they're absolutely worse. I wasn't trying to include a run that people new to OLFs should probably avoid trying to track down.

To each their own but I never got the Teebird flight out of the 5 PDs I've thrown...I tried so hard to bag them a couple years ago yet they acted like Rivers for me - sometimes early fade, sometimes no fade, sometimes tons of turn etc. YMMV
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Old 07-05-2018, 08:37 PM
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Got a 1.4 SOLF today. I have only thrown Innova and discmania. But I heard the OLF was a baby destroyer. I got a 168. I took it out to the field today and was very pleased. I throw my Firebirds/thunderbirds and Destroyers maxing our around 400. I was able to see the turn in the OLF and a good fade at the end. I ended up maxing it out around 350. It had a great feeling to the rim and it was comfortable in the hand. I think I will continue to test it out. Although my fairways are already a lot. Eagles, Roadrunner, Valks, Thunderbird and Firebird. I could see it taking the place of the thunderbird/Firebirds possibly.
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