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Midrange

Postby Granduter » Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:26 am

So I am just not happy with my midrange right now, its a 169 x wasp. The plastic is getting pretty hard and I don't really care for the disc. Its been used a good bit so I know the disc, i just want something that is just a touch more finesse than a dx roc but still has the distance and resistance to turnover, what do ya'll recommend?
I have gone thru
170 dx Roc (loved it and lost it)
177 x Buzz (loved and lost)
169 x Wasp (current)
176 dx Sabre (current - not really a true midrange but it fills a void still learning it)
I just bought a stingray xout yesterday to learn the roller shot so that is also in my bag right now.
I will also be playing in an ace race so count I will have that mold as well
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Postby Fritz » Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:30 am

Try a 177+ Evolution Element and a 177+ Evolution Element X. I think you'll like those if you give them a try.
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Postby Timko » Tue Sep 19, 2006 9:46 am

The elementX really has to be thrown hard or torqued over (even though it's very easy to torque over). The E Element may just be what you're looking for. Similar to a stingray in shape, but a touch more stable (haven't thrown the star though, and I hear a lot of comparisons between the E element and star stingray now).
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Postby Thatdirtykid » Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:13 am

s element x would compare to the roc he loved and lost, I perfer the element x over the element because it is more predictable, and in S breaks in to be even straighter. In evo proline the element-x is pretty straight compared to the clear E plastic.
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Postby Luckyg71 » Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:24 am

Try a coyote. I like em.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:53 am

I was thinking of a spider maybe. But try a z or esp buzz. When people say finesse, it usually means less overstable. I carry z buzz for most shot, putt and use a pro d buzz for understable shots. I also carry a z wasp for when I need more stability into the wind.

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Postby twmccoy » Tue Sep 19, 2006 5:03 pm

The spider is a good suggestion, as is a Z buzz. Both of these are relatively straight flying mids with good glide. They won't flip easily either.

The MRV isn't bad, but may just be more overstable than you're looking for.
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Postby Timko » Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:23 am

Thatdirtykid wrote:s element x would compare to the roc he loved and lost, I perfer the element x over the element because it is more predictable, and in S breaks in to be even straighter. In evo proline the element-x is pretty straight compared to the clear E plastic.


I'll second the comment about the elementX in the clear E plastic. That thing is a hoss! I've got one of those, and they're mad overstable. They're also very domey. I've personally got a less domey red E ELX in my bag, and will probably be adding an S ELX for the exact reason the kid listed; they break in to be super straight fliers.
It should be noted, however, that the requirement of a "finesse disc" doesn't fit the ELX in my personal opinion. If you're looking for a disc like this, the element is a better fit for you.
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Postby Thatdirtykid » Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:57 am

try to find a domey S element x (if you talk to online store, or buy in person) the flat top ones are about as stable as a buzzz
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Re: Midrange

Postby sleepy » Wed Sep 20, 2006 5:50 pm

Granduter wrote:170 dx Roc (loved it and lost it)

Then get another one! You've already tried the best. :wink:


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