Over & Underrated discs?

Golf Discs, Bags, Baskets, Videos, and other Disc Golf Related Equipment

Moderators: Timko, Fritz, Solty, Booter, Blake_T, Frank Delicious

Over & Underrated discs?

Postby BIG MACK » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:54 am

What would you say is the most overrated disc? Why?

What would you say is the most underrated disc? Why?
Putting is overrated.
Tree Magnet
Posts: 360
Joined: Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:20 pm
Location: Westminster, CO
Favorite Disc: DX Roc

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby Timko » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:57 am

Around here, I'd say the Boss may be one of the most overrated discs. This is just because a lot of the people I see throwing the Boss can throw their Wraith just as far, but with much less consistency.

For me, the most underrated disc I throw is the Sabre. TL like stability in a Leopard speed. It also performs like a champ in tail/crossinds. Given enough elevation, I can throw this thing as long as my big D drivers.
jsun3thousand wrote:Disc golfers are holding the sport back.
Like Angels Kicking Ass in your Mouth
User avatar
Posts: 7708
Joined: Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:21 pm
Location: KCMO

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby dgdave » Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:20 am

Most, if not all, of the newest and fastest are overrated. That's not saying they aren't good discs, they just get a ton of hype.

Underrated, I'd say most of Gateways older molds, Sabre, Blaze, warrior (original). The Xtreme and X2 as well.
"The Gauge may be the best disc ever"

"Who the hell throws a Gauge?"
DGR Postmaster General
Posts: 12114
Joined: Mon Jan 15, 2007 8:22 pm
Location: Central OK
Favorite Disc: GAUGE!

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby zj1002 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 12:04 pm

underrate is puma or panther only because i love them both
Omega - QMS - MD2 - QJLS - OLF/S - DD - Scorpius
Tell me and I'll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I'll understand
metroid cannon
Posts: 3436
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:52 pm
Location: Austin TX
Favorite Disc: QMS

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby BLURR » Sun Apr 19, 2009 12:12 pm

I gotta agree with DGDave on some aspects of his post...

Overrated: The Speed 12 and 13 drivers.
Underrated: Gateway Blaze, Discraft Meteor, Innova Panther
If the object of disc golf were to hit trees, I'd be 1100 rated.
Plastic Fondler
User avatar
Posts: 2611
Joined: Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:14 pm
Location: Des Moines, IA
Favorite Disc: Comet

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby latitude » Sun Apr 19, 2009 12:27 pm

Overrated: Buzzz,Boss, Wraith, Groove
Underrated: Zone, Leopard, Sinus AP
Fairway Surgeon
User avatar
Posts: 663
Joined: Sun Jan 28, 2007 5:00 am

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby BIF13 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 1:33 pm

Overrated: anything from innova
Underrated: Hawk, XL, Drone
Z Nuke - Z Force - Z Surge - Z Avenger SS - Z Stalker - Z Wasp - Z Buzzz - ESP Meteor - ESP Comet - D Focus - D Magnet
Tree Magnet
Posts: 377
Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:18 pm
Location: F-ingburgh
Favorite Disc: Z Nuke

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby JHBlader86 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:23 pm

Overrated: Boss, Groove, XCalibur, Destroyer, Monarch, Force
Underrated: Sabre, Blaze, T-Bone, Demon, Inferno, Raging Inferno, Raging Inferno DT, Diablo DT,
If you took all the porn off the internet there would only be one website left and it would be called Bring Back the Porn.
Fairway Surgeon
Posts: 699
Joined: Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:12 am
Favorite Disc: Z Buzzz

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby marmoset » Sun Apr 19, 2009 3:24 pm

Over- I have to agree with *the latest and greatest high speed wonderdisc*... it was TeeRexes, then Destroyers, then XCals, now Bosses. I think Wraiths lived up to their hype and are truly great discs, though, so not all things widewinged are bad news.

Under- the Comet (the love shown on this site is disproportionate to the love it gets in the dg community at large... but I think the ESP and Z releases have definitely helped its popularity.)
King of Calipers
User avatar
Posts: 2817
Joined: Fri May 09, 2008 10:23 am
Location: 24073

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby Banzai » Sun Apr 19, 2009 5:20 pm

Over: Boss

Under: Gazelle, Orion LS
ridge | roc | river | pd
Fairway Surgeon
User avatar
Posts: 792
Joined: Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:55 pm
Location: Wickham Park CT
Favorite Disc: Ridge

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby Jesse B 707 » Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:22 pm

over: Buzz,Boss,GROOVE,xcal,destro,assassin

under: Pred (not too many folks throw em around here),Roadrunner,Force,Riot,Avenger
Jesse B 707
User avatar
Posts: 8225
Joined: Sun Dec 23, 2007 9:29 am
Location: *NorCal*
Favorite Disc: ROC

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby lordbyron001 » Mon Apr 20, 2009 12:30 am

Most overrated discs are Groove and monarch. Those rims are horribly bad.
Most underated discs are Gazelle and cyclone. Even i dont throw em anymore or much ever at all, but they are certainly some of the best older molds of all time
Tree Magnet
User avatar
Posts: 134
Joined: Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:39 pm

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby TEX » Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:28 am

I know I'm going to get a lot of flack for this:


OLF --- I get more control with the T-bird at the same distance.


Pro Starfire --- very versatile, starts out a little overstable, then after it gets beat in its the straitess disc I know.
Last edited by TEX on Wed May 06, 2009 10:46 am, edited 3 times in total.
When Life gives you lemon's, make lemonade and share it with someone else.
Tree Magnet
Posts: 197
Joined: Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:02 pm
Location: Watertown, WI

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby Donkeypuncher » Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:56 am

Over: The champ roc is #1 in my book, the prices some people pay for them is sad. The star wraith is one, but it's more over-hyped than overrated (the champ was a little better). Nearly all of these new high speed drivers are overrated, I'm not a fan of this "distance over predictability/accuracy" trend going on.

Under: Maybe the jls, and a few of the discmania molds. I believe the gazelle has been forgot about, as well as the cyclone.
200, and 40 dollars......a worth a puddin'
1000 Rated Poster
User avatar
Posts: 1282
Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:04 pm
Location: Dallas, Tx

Re: Over & Underrated discs?

Postby discspeed » Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:43 am

Over: what you throw...

Under: what I throw...

Most Gyroscopic Poster (MGP)
User avatar
Posts: 5465
Joined: Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:02 am
Location: Clearwater, FL
Favorite Disc: Ion


Return to Equipment

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot] and 2 guests