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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby PMantle » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:26 am

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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby Stringbean » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:42 am

Vegan, did you notice that the R419B was more grippy/rubbery than the R420B? Not sure if it is a different blend or if it was because of the more thin flight plate (my 419B is 167grams - 420B is 173grams).

Would you say that your R420B was relatively flat? Sounds like the R420 has some dome to it.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby veganray » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:59 am

I didn't appreciate it yesterday, but, upon further inspection, the 419 does seem to be a li'l softer & somewhat tackier than the 420. The 420 is less domey than the 419, but I wouldn't call it anywhere near "flat".
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby iacas » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:19 pm

veganray wrote:My 169M R419B. I freakin' LOVE it. Despite being ~20g heavier than my normal drivers, I was getting an extremely consistent gentle S with just a wee bit o' fade on 75-80% flat release hucks. Tons of penetration & forward-leaning fade. Consistently as long as my Dominators, but with considerably less effort. The bomb of a distance driver with the precision of a fairway - a keeper fo sho!

My 170M R420B. Minimal testing so far, but quite an overstable pig. I'll be giving it the business with some thumbers & tommies this afternoon, and maybe see what it has to offer for spike hyzers over my house & into the basketball hoop.


Pretty much my thoughts exactly. The 419B is like a longer, new premium plastic Avenger SS with a bit more turn. The 420 likely doesn't have a place in my bag. It feels like it's 100 feet shorter than the Laces or the 419 (it's not, it just seems to want to get out of the air quite quickly).
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby Stringbean » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:45 pm

Just got done throwing these for the first time. R419B is long. I love the grip, and the wide rim seems more comfortable than other speed 12-13 drivers. Had to be careful not to roll my wrist over as it would turn and not come back. Had more turn than the TD2 but less than the Blizz DD2 that I was throwing it with.

R420B is extremely overstable. The fade is very hard and very early. A lot more OS than my Opto Villain. I threw it a couple of times forehand and it works real well in that regard.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby iacas » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:21 pm

Stringbean wrote:R420B is extremely overstable. The fade is very hard and very early. A lot more OS than my Opto Villain. I threw it a couple of times forehand and it works real well in that regard.


I'll have to try that. I'm just starting to develop a forehand.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby Stringbean » Mon Jun 10, 2013 4:32 pm

iacas wrote:
Stringbean wrote:R420B is extremely overstable. The fade is very hard and very early. A lot more OS than my Opto Villain. I threw it a couple of times forehand and it works real well in that regard.


I'll have to try that. I'm just starting to develop a forehand.


Me too.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby Stringbean » Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:18 am

O-Lace and Un-Lace are now PDGA approved. Steve Dodge posted on DGCR that they will modify the wing on the O-Lace to make it less stable. Makes sense from a sales standpoint. As it was, it would only be useful to those with 450-500 feet of power which I am guessing is about .5% of the disc golf population.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby veganray » Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:32 am

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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby veganray » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:35 pm

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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby Stringbean » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:41 pm

How does that thing fly? Is it still an overstable monster? Any different than the proto?
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby veganray » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:26 am

Way different. Not much more overstable than a Lace, if any. They're re-tooling again to make more overstable before general release.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby money 21 » Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:01 pm

anyone thrown the four 20 yet?
Sole, Summit, ridge, vp, ibex, obex, trak, ascent, unlace, lace, olace, solace,
i have seen monkey sh!t fights at the zoo more orginized then this.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby Stringbean » Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:36 pm

Just the proto version from a year ago. Way too overstable for me to make any use of it. But I only throw around the 350 range.
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Re: Vibram Discs (don't get caught without your rubber)

Postby money 21 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:53 pm

did you try it over hand?
Sole, Summit, ridge, vp, ibex, obex, trak, ascent, unlace, lace, olace, solace,
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