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Looking to Broaden my Horizons

Postby plshrk » Wed Sep 13, 2006 10:09 pm

Alright let me give you guys some insight on what I throw currently. Right now I am a primary Champ Orc and Buzz thrower. I can throw my 168 Orc consistently 325' sometimes 350'. I also bust out my Champ Beast and sometimes it does me well but sometimes not haha. I feel that I have more potential distance wise..It seems to me I hear more good things about Discraft than Innova as far as drivers go. I want to give a Discraft Driver a chance I just need to know what kind of Disc I should look at. Thanks!
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Postby Weebl » Wed Sep 13, 2006 11:32 pm

DX Gazelle.
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Postby zealot » Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:33 am

yes.

or

DX Teebird :D
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Postby garublador » Thu Sep 14, 2006 6:59 am

Going with the slower driver theme the other two have started, but sticking with Discraft, I'd say to check out a D Cyclone. If you want to try something faster, too, I like the X Avenger.
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Postby Rob » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:13 am

X Avengers are sweeeet.
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Postby superq » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:31 am

INFERNO
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Postby plshrk » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:48 am

Yes I wanted to look into Discraft and not Innova just to try them out for drivers.
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Postby Glock23 » Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:17 am

Avengers are nice (does anyone else notice a huge difference between the Z and other plastics? The only Z I have thrown was a lawn dart.)
I also really like the Wildcat. The flash can give you some great distance too, but they seem to very alot from disc/run to disc/run.
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Postby presidio hills » Thu Sep 14, 2006 8:37 am

i think if you want big D going to a dx something or another would be a good move... a dx valkrie. maybe a pro wraith (since the dx beat in really quick?).

i think a z flash is probably what you're asking for, though... it's a good premium plastic distance driver, similar to a beast but it should be more consistent. but as someone said, they vary run to run. also, an X plastic XL is a great hyzer flip disc... not too fast but they go really far with little effort for people in your range.

a d cyclone would be a good driver to compliment your bag, too, as someone said. it's a versatile control driver. the gazelle is same. you'll be suprised how far you can throw a disc like this, too, once you figure them out.
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Postby garublador » Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:03 am

Glock23 wrote:Avengers are nice (does anyone else notice a huge difference between the Z and other plastics? The only Z I have thrown was a lawn dart.)


I noticed the same thing but I like it. You don't have to worry about your new Avenger losing it's edge too quickly since you have one that's more durable and more overstable.
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Postby discmonkey42 » Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:11 am

Some discraft drivers I have liked and would be suitable to your power level:

Avenger-X
XS-X or Z
XL-X or Z
Wildcat-X
Cyclone-D
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Postby plshrk » Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:12 am

So a DX Gazelle, D Cyclone, Z Avenger?? Any of those 3?
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Postby krusen » Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:35 am

plshrk wrote:So a DX Gazelle, D Cyclone, Z Avenger?? Any of those 3?


If you really want to become a better golfer opt for a Gazelle or a Cyclone. Learning to throw slower plastic will get your Orcs out there further.
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Postby tchamber » Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:37 am

I am constantly blown away by my XSs. I have them in both x and z plastic, and they have an ideal flight pattern (similar to the teebird I believe). They're great for hyzer-flips, long turnover drives, and the Z-plastic will even give a pretty nice S-curve.

I'd very highly recommend them. It's a great place to start to learn how to use different distance lines on your drives. I throw mine 300-330 very consistently, and have seen other people really bomb them.

The X plastic is also WAY more durable the innova's DX. I launched a drive today and just as the disc started to flex out it tagged a tree dead center. I could see the disc almost fold in half. When I got up to it though, there wasn't even a mark on it. I was blown away, the next tee when I threw it, the flight path had hardly changed at all.

I can't recommend this disc enough.

If you want something more overstable, you could always try the Avenger (more controllable in X plastic), but I think the XS is way more versitile.
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Postby Glock23 » Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:59 am

I actually just listed a bunch of Discraft drivers on ebay last night. http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZgabenash You could probably pick them up cheap, as I started them at .01 with no reserve.
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