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New To The Sport - Disc Help

Postby juanisback » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:22 pm

I bought a "beginner" kit of 3 Innova discs and lost my driver the first time out. I have been using their Shark mid range 4/4/0/2 for everything but putts and have pretty good control of it but I need a driver. I found a Dominator distance driver 13/5/-1/2 but it banks way too hard to the left when I throw it backhand.

What disc (s)do you recommend I buy that won't bank so hard?

Thanks
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Re: New To The Sport - Disc Help

Postby iacas » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:40 pm

You'll do better to consider the "speed" rating on a disc golf as more of a speed *requirement* - if you can't throw it at "speed 13" it won't behave properly.

Look for a disc that's around a speed 7 or 8 and, for now, has a -1 or -2. That means it'll curve to the right a little before fading back to the left at the end of its flight.
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Re: New To The Sport - Disc Help

Postby Stringbean » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:43 pm

What driver did you get with that 3 disc set?
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Re: New To The Sport - Disc Help

Postby juanisback » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:47 pm

Stringbean....I dont remember the driver that came with the set as I lost it the second time out.

Iacas....thanks for the tip. I can throw that shark 250 to 275 feet but I need to get better distance.
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Re: New To The Sport - Disc Help

Postby PMantle » Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:31 am

In that set, the driver is a Leopard.

If you are throwing a Shark to 275, you'd do well with:

Star TL
DX, but NOT Champion Valkyrie
Any Sidewinder
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