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Old 09-25-2019, 02:18 PM
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Picked up a prototype Malta today, 170-172g. Feels just like a baby wasp/roc. Rim shape is pretty much exactly the same. I would put it at 5/4/0/2 out of the box. Noticeably longer than my Zones with less fade.

I think the positive HST printed on the disc is really a stretch. This is an overstable disc but it’s not really “utility” overstable. It’s a tweener disc in between a zone and wasp. Like exactly halfway between. It holds a straight line and then has a fairly abrupt fade.
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Old 09-25-2019, 05:35 PM
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Picked up a prototype Malta today, 170-172g. Feels just like a baby wasp/roc. Rim shape is pretty much exactly the same. I would put it at 5/4/0/2 out of the box. Noticeably longer than my Zones with less fade.

I think the positive HST printed on the disc is really a stretch. This is an overstable disc but it’s not really “utility” overstable. It’s a tweener disc in between a zone and wasp. Like exactly halfway between. It holds a straight line and then has a fairly abrupt fade.
My TF Malta flys much closer to +1,3 than 0,2. I feel that a fresh Z Wasp is very close to 0,2 with my McBeth Buzzz being very close to that. My Malta is +0.5, 3 or so.
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Old 09-26-2019, 08:09 PM
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I think the positive HST printed on the disc is really a stretch. This is an overstable disc but it’s not really “utility” overstable. It’s a tweener disc in between a zone and wasp. Like exactly halfway between. It holds a straight line and then has a fairly abrupt fade.
Yuck. Disgusting. I hate dumpy discs. Discraft will be making no money from me on this mold.

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Old 09-26-2019, 09:34 PM
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This is an overstable disc but it’s not really “utility” overstable. It’s a tweener disc in between a zone and wasp. Like exactly halfway between. It holds a straight line and then has a fairly abrupt fade.
Sounds very Star Gator-'ish', at least from my experience with Star Gators.
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Old 09-26-2019, 09:54 PM
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Sounds very Star Gator-'ish', at least from my experience with Star Gators.
i think the gator is more of a one trick disc

malta is like a trick and a half disc

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Old 09-26-2019, 10:01 PM
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i think the gator is more of a one trick disc

malta is like a trick and a half disc
My Star Gator had two uses: overstable disc that had a straight flight then quickly sought the ground; and it was a very good putter in really windy conditions. How do you think the Malta would be for windy weather putting?

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Old 09-26-2019, 10:08 PM
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My Star Gator had two uses: overstable disc that had a straight flight then quickly sought the ground; and it was a very good putter in really windy conditions. How do you think the Malta would be for windy weather putting?
Nice you use a OS putter shaped midrange like I do for a windy day putter, cool.
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Old 09-26-2019, 10:14 PM
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My Star Gator had two uses: overstable disc that had a straight flight then quickly sought the ground; and it was a very good putter in really windy conditions. How do you think the Malta would be for windy weather putting?
My brother as I have said on here before better OS putting type putters were made, he used a flat top DX Gator as his putter as well as a micro dome DX Gator for approach shots. Also the DX until he got a Metal Flake was his driving putter, now for approach he has both the Metal Flake and a G-Star with the G-Star being his need to sit type approach shots due to G-Star being soft, the Metal Flake can skip hard.
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Old 09-26-2019, 10:20 PM
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Nice you use a OS putter shaped midrange like I do for a windy day putter, cool.
I haven't had the occasion to try it yet, but I'm looking forward to seeing how the Zone putts in strong winds.

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Old 09-26-2019, 10:23 PM
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I haven't had the occasion to try it yet, but I'm looking forward to seeing how the Zone putts in strong winds.
I'm a big fan of the zone in windy situations. Seems like the few parks I frequent seem to funnel wind perfectly to make putting a pain, the zone is my ole reliable. I'd say the Malta would be decent putting, but monsoon rains have kept me off the course the last few days.

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