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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby CloudySkyJedi » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:10 pm

Finally!!!
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby discspeed » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:20 pm

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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby sunspot » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:51 pm

Let's hear it testers. What do you think? Slow PD, faster EX. OLF 1.1, what?
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby discspeed » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:40 pm

Fucking Jacksonville has had my package all day when both other locations on the way down to FL processed it within 2 hrs. I think I'd be happier with no shipping info...

Anyway, my bastard cohorts in the midwest(I mean this in the nicest way possible :lol: ) have been throwing the Volts all day and I'll be lucky to get them with light left in the day tomorrow.

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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby Fightingthetide » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:25 pm

From their pictures, it looks like a faster Teebird but a slower PD. And the less pronounced undercut on the wing makes me think it should fly right in between those two, maybe a little less stable. From Mike's description, that might just be it.

Oh speculation. Hurry up and get yours Discspeed.
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby iacas » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:32 pm

Fightingthetide wrote:From their pictures, it looks like a faster Teebird but a slower PD. And the less pronounced undercut on the wing makes me think it should fly right in between those two, maybe a little less stable. From Mike's description, that might just be it.

One of the people called it a "Speed 9 Axis" which sounds pretty good to me!

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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby Fightingthetide » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:38 pm

iacas wrote:
Fightingthetide wrote:From their pictures, it looks like a faster Teebird but a slower PD. And the less pronounced undercut on the wing makes me think it should fly right in between those two, maybe a little less stable. From Mike's description, that might just be it.

One of the people called it a "Speed 9 Axis" which sounds pretty good to me!

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Yeah I read that too. Mike's video showed some high speed turn, and while I realize it was into some crosswinds, it doesn't seem as stable as I might have thought. I wrote my first comment (above) before seeing that video. Shoot, this might work between PD's and Leopards, but maybe not PD's and FD's (depending on which variation of PD and FD you get). Which brings me to another point - not having to worry about "which variation" you get with a disc is sounding more and more appealing.
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby Mike C » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:48 pm

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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby inthedrift » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:10 pm

Nice run on that last hole Mike!
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby CloudySkyJedi » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:29 pm

2x for nice run on last hole.

I saw a little flip on the last drive, was that OAT or wind affecting it?
Does it naturally flip a little? If so, at what distance?
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby Mike C » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:39 am

Thanks!

Hard to say for sure with all that wind but it seems to want to pop to flat from hyzer out past 350', before that doubt there'd be much turn in calm conditions. It flew pretty dead stable on shorter shots.
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby discspeed » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:02 pm

I finally got my Volts about an hour ago and I just got back from the field. I was just throwing shots close to full power and then aiming at random trees at random distances, so I only got a general feel for the disc. After I take it to a course or two I'll be able to compare it better to other discs.

The Volt has a lot of uniqueness to it's flight. Normally if I throw 4 of the same driver one after another I can start to see similarities to other discs, but I'm still not confident directly comparing the Volt to any other disc after a few dozen throws. Here are the things I can say for sure so far:

1. It's long...longer than I remember the protos being and longer than I expected.
2. It's a line shaping disc with kind of an old school Cyclone/EX type of pronounced turn and fade, ending fairly straight/slightly left on a flat shot. Thrown with more hyzer and it flips up but not over and fades strong but forward. The turn is slower than it should be for a disc this fast. It is by far the most turning/fading disc MVP has made.
3. Despite the movement in the flight the disc has a ridiculous amount of forward penetration...It was proving very forgiving when I was missing my line as it was getting good distance regardless of line as long as I kept it in the air.

The feel is great to me. It's a little shallow, but the profile fits it my so well and the plastic is grippy enough that I don't really notice it. I had no misfires today that I would attribute to myself getting adjusted to the grip. It is very smooth on the top and wing where the overmold meets the core. There is some noticeable flash on the wing a few mm's from the rim, though I don't feel it in the hand. I'm definitely going to be taking it off at least one of my Volts before I go out again to see if it affects stability.

I'm trying my best to be objective, but I'm really excited about this disc and I can't wait to take it to the course tomorrow for a full workout.
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby turso » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:36 pm

so...it's an eagle-x?
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby discspeed » Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:51 pm

turso wrote:so...it's an eagle-x?


Similar general stability, but it holds it's speed longer/glides better, is a bit straighter, and is faster. It is definitely not an EX
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Re: MVP's new driver -- Volt

Postby keltik » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:22 pm

2. It's a line shaping disc with kind of an old school Cyclone/EX type of pronounced turn and fade...


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