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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby tim » Mon Mar 16, 2009 2:26 pm

Mine just arrived -- talk about a great break in the day at the office. Four Vibram Putters. One robin-egg blue, one blue swirl, and two in a greenish-teal color. Slightly different feels on the plastic among the discs -- teal are different than the blue).

I've got a Chief in the desk drawer at the office, so that's the only disc I've got handy to compare it to. It looks like the bead is just a tad larger than the Chief/Wizard, but has a slightly more rounded outer edge. Plastic reminds me a little bit of a Lightning #2 Upshot disc -- much nicer feeling than the Upshot, but more similar to that than to other plastics I can think of. Because it's got a similar flexibility to it. (For the record, I really liked the Upshot when it came out -- amazing catch disc and straight as an arrow; but without a bead, it just didn't hold up well in wind, so it never made the bag).

I'll try to get some pictures up tonight for folks to drool over. But I'm very excited to have the chance to throw these discs and see how they perform. I've been practicing my putting this winter, and it's better than it's ever been, so that makes me all the more excited to try these discs.
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Pat » Mon Mar 16, 2009 5:02 pm

I did get mine today. 2 blue and 2 teal with black specks.
When i first gripped them, they feel similar to the wizard, but feels like its a smaller diameter disc.

The blue ones are soft, like gateways SS. They do have a little bit of slickness to them. I think with a little work, this will wear off. Ive only putted within 20 feet and they were pretty nice.

The teal with black specks are a little stiffer, like gateways Soft. They have a bit more slickness to them. People who like stiffer putters off the tee will like them.

Ill post pics later on tonight and will be able to actually throw them tomorrow or wednesday.

I dont know if its because it is new plastic, but I do enjoy them so far (just based on 20 foot putts and feel)
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby LaForce » Tue Mar 17, 2009 4:16 am

Its a great driving/approaching disc as well.

Go throw it.
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Jsw » Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:31 am

Nobody is allowed to post anymore reviews unless it contains many pictures of said discs.

Carry on

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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Pat » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:45 pm

I was able to throw mine today.

Overstable approach disc. I liked it on short hyzer approaches.
It has similar LSS as a rhyno and the glide of a wizard.
Very nice to really tear into for a nice drive.
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby kern9787 » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:32 pm

Pat wrote:I was able to throw mine today.

Overstable approach disc. I liked it on short hyzer approaches.
It has similar LSS as a rhyno and the glide of a wizard.
Very nice to really tear into for a nice drive.


Jsw wrote:Nobody is allowed to post anymore reviews unless it contains many pictures of said discs.

Carry on

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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Frank Delicious » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:33 pm

anyone got some side by side pics of these and wizards?
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Jsw » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:48 pm

kern9787 wrote:
Pat wrote:I was able to throw mine today.

Overstable approach disc. I liked it on short hyzer approaches.
It has similar LSS as a rhyno and the glide of a wizard.
Very nice to really tear into for a nice drive.


Jsw wrote:Nobody is allowed to post anymore reviews unless it contains many pictures of said discs.

Carry on

:lol: 8)



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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby kern9787 » Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:51 pm

Jsw wrote:
kern9787 wrote:
Pat wrote:I was able to throw mine today.

Overstable approach disc. I liked it on short hyzer approaches.
It has similar LSS as a rhyno and the glide of a wizard.
Very nice to really tear into for a nice drive.


Jsw wrote:Nobody is allowed to post anymore reviews unless it contains many pictures of said discs.

Carry on

:lol: 8)



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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Steady 26542 » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:07 pm

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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Pat » Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:07 pm

alright alright, heres a pic

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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby dgdave » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:08 pm

Did you just get 2?
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Pat » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:09 pm

dgdave wrote:Did you just get 2?



2 blue and 2 speckled teal
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Leopard » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:21 pm

i interrupted a UPS driver during his lunch today, to describe the hard-to-find numbers on my house. cuz i am a fiend like that.

plus i know the dude because MILL was on his route.
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Re: 2 new Vibram putters

Postby Pat » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:30 pm

I actually played with it again today alongside my wizards.

More overstable than my wizards.
The plastic is unique but still feels very good.
I like it on hyzer approaches and headwind putts.
I like how it sticks once it hits the dirt. No roll-aways and it sticks real close to where it hit the ground.
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