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Old 10-01-2019, 09:49 PM
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Picked up a Dx Sidewinder for a understable spot and roller. It has a narrower edge compared to my Dx leopard3. A little more stable.
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Old 10-01-2019, 09:52 PM
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Old 10-01-2019, 09:55 PM
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That DX SW will become a great roller. It's my favorite to roll with. Enjoy the flight until it does. I'm throwing a 150 Starlite SW and love it.

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Old 10-01-2019, 10:09 PM
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Thanks for sharing.

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Old 10-01-2019, 10:59 PM
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Here's the problem though. I loose all my power trying to throw a roller. I can only get 210 feet. I can throw a driver 375 feet. I guess it's different muscles.
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Old 10-02-2019, 08:51 AM
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I guess it depends on what type of roller you are trying to throw. Even if you are trying to throw a backhand roller, you can land the disc at different distances. Each of these types of shots will require a slightly different technique.

The backhand roller that most closely matches a normal throwing style is when you use a very understable disc and first land the disc very far away from you. I think these are called sky rollers. Depending on your power levels, the understability of the disc, and the height you give it, you might even release this shot with hyzer.

When rolling a disc, understable discs will stand up and roll out faster than an overstable discs. Worded differently, understable discs will change their angle on the ground much more quickly than overstable discs.

Rollers are fun and useful but can be tricky to master Once you’ve mastered them, you have a very valuable tool that can help you beat lots of other players.

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Old 10-02-2019, 09:17 AM
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I've had better success with discs that are stable-to-understable than with fully understable discs. Maybe it's just the way I throw, but I can BH roll and FH roll my Pink Panther (which is fairly middlin' in stability) better and farther than a really understable disc like the Fury, Roadrunner, Sidewinder, etc.
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Old 10-02-2019, 09:26 AM
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Here's the problem though. I loose all my power trying to throw a roller. I can only get 210 feet. I can throw a driver 375 feet. I guess it's different muscles.
IMO, you should try the method that's bolded below. I'm pretty sure you already have the throw it takes to do this, just apply it to an under stable disc, like a beat in DX SW.
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I guess it depends on what type of roller you are trying to throw. Even if you are trying to throw a backhand roller, you can land the disc at different distances. Each of these types of shots will require a slightly different technique.

The backhand roller that most closely matches a normal throwing style is when you use a very understable disc and first land the disc very far away from you. I think these are called sky rollers. Depending on your power levels, the understability of the disc, and the height you give it, you might even release this shot with hyzer.

When rolling a disc, understable discs will stand up and roll out faster than an overstable discs. Worded differently, understable discs will change their angle on the ground much more quickly than overstable discs.

Rollers are fun and useful but can be tricky to master Once you’ve mastered them, you have a very valuable tool that can help you beat lots of other players.

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I've had better success with discs that are stable-to-understable than with fully understable discs. Maybe it's just the way I throw, but I can BH roll and FH roll my Pink Panther (which is fairly middlin' in stability) better and farther than a really understable disc like the Fury, Roadrunner, Sidewinder, etc.
Me too but that is in how I do a backhand roller, I have the disc 90% in hand when I go to throw so the back of hand is facing ground on end of shot. I also need a wider rim like on an Archer as of 2017 I got the disc to try for that as well as have it be one of my right flight discs, I have another being the DX Dragon if I overpower the disc.
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Old 10-03-2019, 12:08 AM
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^ for above post, DX Dragon being a Right disc.
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