ihasadisc wrote:Ok, if I paired it down to Teebird, Viking, Valk, Sidewinder, and Wraith, which one or two of those do you think is redundant?
ihasadisc wrote:Much appreciated.
ihasadisc wrote:I know I have a DX Rancho Roc with a X-Mas stamp in my collection, so I will dig it out and see what I can do with it. It used to be my rescue and approach disc, along with a wolf, but I started using the polaris and ditched them in favor of more drivers. I will dig it out and see how it drives. I don't even recall ever throwing it full out. I have no idea how far it will go for me.
ihasadisc wrote:I think if I order a DX teebird, I will have everything on your list. I know I have a 150 class Valk somewhere that I had trouble throwing early on. However, the Valk is only offerred now in Champ and Star plastic. Should I try and get a DX or Pro Sidewinder in 150 class?
ihasadisc wrote:That will give me:
dx ranchero roc
dx leopard 165
dx teebird 165
dx valkyrie 150
What else should I have in my bag? The river? I'm tempted to keep using the pro wraith because it is the only disc I have that goes 280 consistently and it handles wind well, but I do have trouble controlling it, especially if calm wind. I also have a fear of being without my star valk 175, since I can usually make it go where I want, it makes a good hyzer disc, and it handles wind fairly well. What should I use for a roller? The dx valk?
ihasadisc wrote:So the Banshee takes the place of the comet or fuse?
ihasadisc wrote:I have been using my viking for BHRH downhill shots, the sidewinder for BH uphill shots, and the roadrunner for BHRH anhyzered over the top shots that glide out. I take it I can turn to the Banshee for the downhill shots and the DX Teebird for anhyzering uphill and over the top shots now?
ihasadisc wrote:I dug a 180 DX Roc out of the trunk of my car, along with a 154 Champ Valk and 167 Champ Valk. Should I go with a lighter weight Roc? The Banshee and Leopard I ordered are 165. Should I get the same weight Roc or stick with heavier midrange discs?
ihasadisc wrote:The 154 Valk has a really flat top. It actually looks kind of concave. It was my first driver about 6 years ago. Somebody told me they changed the Valk mold, and the new ones have more of a dome, so I might find the old valk flies more like a sidewinder. Is there anything to that?
ihasadisc wrote:So I think my bag at this point is shaping up to be:
Soft Magnet (putt and approach)
180 DX Rancho Roc (stable midrange driver and downhills)
??? Comet or Fuse (understable midrange driver and uphills)
165 DX Banshee (fairway/midrange hyzers, fairway/midrange wind driver, shorter overheads, forehand rollers)
165 DX Leopard (understable fairway driver, uphills, longer overheads)
165 DX Teebird (stable fairway driver)
165 Opto River (calm weather distance disc)
154 Champ Valkyrie (understable distance driver, roller)
ihasadisc wrote:I took the star teebird out under the assumption that the banshee can be the fairway wind driver. Does that work?
ihasadisc wrote:Is the Opto River basically overlapping with the DX Leopard, or it it much longer distance driver?
ihasadisc wrote:I think the main question is, what weight should I consider for the Roc, and Comet/Fuse? Also, what kind of plastic should I get in the Comet (Elite X? Elite Z?) or Fuse (Gold? Opto?)?
So, have I given you enough excuses to buy new plastic?
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