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Postby Jwt4412 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 12:06 pm

I read these descriptions of the TL's flight... and it sounds like what my Tracker does...

TL vs Tracker - are they dif enough or is it duplication?
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:05 pm

the TL is very dfiferent than the SL, both in speed, and flight characteristics.

the Tracker is quite a bit more overstable than a TL.


in terms of speed, the TL is slow, the tracker is medium, the sl is fast. the roadrunner sits between the tracker and sl.

the old SE/CE TL's were a lot closer to the tracker, but the current ones are a lot less stable in both star and pro plastic.

the tracker is more versatile than the current TL.
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Postby Jwt4412 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 2:26 pm

Let's say I start throwing the TL in place of the RoadRunner and continue to use the Tracker.

is the SL the next level of Disc to add to the bag?

And what will be the signal that I am ready to throw the faster SL? What should I be able to do with a Tracker or TL that I would know that I am ready to start throwing an SL?

And is there a highspeed driver that you would suggest that is better than a SL for a "first" high speed driver for somebody when they reach that next plateau?
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:33 pm

the SL is a few jumps up the ladder.

speedwise from a tracker:

1 step: valkyrie, viking, sidewinder
2 steps: wildcat, old beast, avenger
3 steps: flash, orc, sl
4 steps: wraith, venom, illusion
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:34 pm

my advice would be to huck a few dx valks around and see what you want from there. they may fly great for you though.
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Postby Jwt4412 » Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:38 pm

Cool.

Those will become the Road Signs of my Success.
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Apr 24, 2006 9:41 pm

for the most part, once a dx valk becomes too unpredictable, you will likely be ready to jump right to step 3.
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Postby Weebl » Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:42 pm

Are CE Valks known for their abnormal distance qualities? I can put my CE Valk out 400' on a fairly straight line(it scares me a valk is this predictable on narrow fairways...) whereas I can't with other discs on a wide open fairway including Tsunami, Starfire-x, SL, Orc... When I do get them to do what I want it may get me an aditional 15'...
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:11 pm

the ce valks were abnormal in that they were super straight. d-wise they were always shorter than dx.
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