Speed vs. Glide

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Speed vs. Glide

Postby garublador » Fri Jul 23, 2004 8:14 am

Something I've noticed is that many times people recommend the "slowest" disc that will get you to your target and not your "shortest" disc. Does that mean that, in general, people are suggesting that discs that are slower but glide better are more accurate (or have more room for error) than faster discs with less glide or is it just personal preference?
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Postby Blake_T » Fri Jul 23, 2004 1:24 pm

most of the time, slowest = shortest, but not always. the implication here is generally, if you can reach it with a putter, throw a putter, if you can reach it with a middie, throw a middie etc. vs. trying to throw a driver every time outside of putting range.

the thing with slow, gliding discs is that even when you are off, you are still kind of close. faster discs get bigger kicks off trees, and are much more succeptable to overthrowing, big skips, etc.
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Postby DiscinDeadHead » Tue Sep 14, 2004 1:46 pm

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