TexasOutlaw wrote:There is nothing wrong with collecting plastic, but they are right. Use the sabre/leopard for now. By all means, if the bug bites, buy plastic. Put them in the closet for now. (First time we've seen stuff going INTO the closet, I guess).
Sounds like you are hooked, so you will eventually get to throw the others.
rodman wrote:Good advice. I enjoy trying all the other plastic. I have an element and sabre on the way to me to arrive today. I'm not going to neglect those other discs... so far i've just read more about innova and seen them available at local stores more than the others.
I'll look into the cyclone as well as maybe one of those crush/flash/wildcat. I usually first look at their flight characteristics on a number of charts and then decide which ones I'd need/want to try etc...
On my list to put into my bag now are 2 that I just threw away, a beast and an orc
BUT the biggest development in my game/bag right now is the super performance of my Roadrunner. I love that thing. It gives me just a bit of natural right turn before gliding back to the left slightly before touchdown 330 feet down the fairway. I play a course that has tight fairways so this flight path is optimal.
rodman wrote:I dont love the orc. It has too much left turn in the end. I was using it for hyzer turns. I do however like the beast and look forward to getting one broken in.
Grendel wrote:My modest bag:
dx wraith 172
classic roc 172
dx avair 174
My fiances bag:
dx archangel 174
roc (non-classic) 146
discraft elite-s swirl 174
The dx archangel is way too heavy for her, IMO, any suggestions on a good mold/weight for a beginner female to throw? I was thinking some kind of stable driver in the 160 class. She's a petite girl, but suprisingly strong for her size. She finally flattened out her run up with an x-step (before she had been hop-skipping into her throw, which was sending it nose up every time). She does great with that putter, and has a decent short game. It's the long game she needs the most work on. She throws left handed backhand and still has a problem with sending it too high and having it fade to the right and back towards her.
As for my bag, I use the wraith when I need the d (at best I can get 250-300' out of it) and have been doing better at disc selection, using the roc off the tee when the wraith would be overkill and cause me to overshoot (took a couple times to learn that lesson). Should I stick with what I have and continue to develope my game, or are there any suggestions on expanding my disc selection?
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