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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby BLURR » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:29 pm

I wouldn't say it would compliment a surge. More like a compliment to an avenger/olf.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby jubuttib » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:35 pm

Is it just me or does it sound kinda like an FD?
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby BLURR » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:04 am

jubuttib wrote:Is it just me or does it sound kinda like an FD?


After watching Timko throw his FD this past weekend, I would say it has some similarities to an FD. I am still trying to figure out how the PDGA has the rim width at 2.1. It doesn't feel that wide. I was guessing it the same width as a striker or sidewinder. I will say this, it is really easy to work on various lines. It seems to be a fairly versatile disc.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby zj1002 » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:12 am

BLURR wrote:I had a chance to throw the SP Undertow a little more over the weekend. I really liked it for a faster fairway driver. When thrown with 90% power, I could hyzer flip this thing pretty easily. Dialing it down to 70% was very TL'ish. It is definitely faster than a TL. I would say it falls in the 9 speed category. The one thing that is nice about it, the lip isn't razor sharp like an Avenger/Predator/Tsunami. Very comfortable to grip.


this sounds like a QOLS
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby BLURR » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:51 am

Proline Undertow = Massive Turd. It is nothing like the Sparkle version. Do not buy this disc, unless you want a less stable Avenger SS. The two I got I couldn't even keep in the air unless I was throwing with a 20 mph tailwind. I did throw a couple of nice rollers though...but I already have disc's for that shot.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby money 21 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:40 pm

how would they compare to a monarch.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby Hoey » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:19 am

I took a 166 and a 175 to test on the field.

The 175 had a decent fade and was near a PD, while the 166 had no fade whatsoever

They were, so different...
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby JHern » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:53 pm

I picked up a blue SP Undertow (marked 173-174), and immediately started throwing it during competition rounds. This is a fantastic disc! It has just a tick of high speed under-stability, low speed over-stable, and big skips. The transition between high speed and low speed behavior occurs at a relatively slow speed. Great glide. You can also torque on it a bit, with workable results. Backhand, it holds a tick of hyzer forever. It can be turned flat, or past flat, pretty easy to control. I've also had some success forehanding this disc, it seems relatively forgiving. On the Innova scale, I'd put it between speed 9 and 10. But you don't have to get it to very high speeds to get it into the high speed character part of the flight.

money 21 wrote:how would they compare to a monarch.


The Monarch rim feels a bit wider in the hand. Also, the Monarch is more nose-angle sensitive. The Monarch is essentially a distance turning disc. The Undertow has a slow controllable turn, reliable fade, and great skip action.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby Frank Delicious » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:04 pm

Anyone get the glow undertows yet?
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby sunspot » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:43 pm

I take this disc is more neutral? Is it as fast as a QOLS or TD? Is it easier to work than those two? How far are you able to push it out to?
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby BLURR » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:25 am

Frank Delicious wrote:Anyone get the glow undertows yet?


My buddy who is part of the DGA Team let me throw his glow a few times this past weekend. It definitely has more stability than the proline runs. It is very straight. The Sparkle and Glows are legit disc's...but the proline still suck IMO.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby JHern » Wed Apr 18, 2012 2:14 pm

BLURR wrote:
Frank Delicious wrote:Anyone get the glow undertows yet?


My buddy who is part of the DGA Team let me throw his glow a few times this past weekend. It definitely has more stability than the proline runs. It is very straight. The Sparkle and Glows are legit disc's...but the proline still suck IMO.


It was the same story with the Hurricane. The Prolines start out flying nicely just out-of-the-box, but after a little bit of wear they become difficult to control, and either hold the line or flip hard depending on the slightest change in release angles. The SP Hurricane, on the other hand, is a superb disc, and very reliable, especially in headwinds.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby niuvalleycane » Tue May 15, 2012 11:33 pm

is this similar to a champ valk?
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby JHern » Mon May 21, 2012 11:30 am

We saw a lot of Undertows being thrown this weekend at Masters Cup. The glow versions are out, but they're supposed to fly just like the SP versions...they didn't seem to be any stiffer blend than usual SP.

niuvalleycane wrote:is this similar to a champ valk?


No. It dumps out pretty hard as it slows down, much harder than a Valk.
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Re: DGA : UNDERTOW?

Postby BLURR » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:52 am

So, I recently put a Glow Undertow in the bag to mess around with. I am very pleased with the flight of this disc. It really is a very straight flying disc with a little bit of late fade on the end of its flight. I was throwing a crisp new domey S-FD for this shot, but I think the GlowTow will stay in the bag for a little while as it is a more durable plastic than the S-Line. The other thing is that the Glow's and the SP's are becoming more readily available, so I can get a replacement for it if I lose it, whereas before it was tough to find a replacement. I will be playing Woodhenge tomorrow, so I hope to give the GlowTow a thorough testing in tight fairway situations.

Anybody else out there still throwing the Undertow?
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