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anyone trust a long distance (forehand) roller shot as much as i do??

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maybe not long distance but i can roll my XD pretty far and trust it to go where i want
dont have to pull it out much, but it is trust-worthy. (forehand'r')
I prefer my backhand roller for D. I use forehand for accuracy.
Zero roller here, but some accidental ones that turned out better than anything I'd planned. Any advice for someone with no forehand?
I wasn't getting consistent results out of my forehand roller. I have been trying to improve my backhand roller but for the past months the ground been either buried under snow or far too muddy to make real use of it.
not yet, but i'm working on it...
Nope, don't like them to many things come into play imo...rocks, twigs, slope changes, dirt mounds, wind..etc.. I'll only use it for an escape shot. So it's more of a scoober than a true roller.
Trust is a big word. I'm not sure I can really trust it but they are really fun.

Sort of like dating a stripper.
If you want a reliable sidearm roller, use a fairly stable roller. A stable roller is much easier to predict, just like a stable air shot is easier to predict. The nice thing about a sidearm roller as opposed to a backhand roller, is that you can put a sidearm down much closer to vertical than a backhand.
I've read a great deal about not using the roller, i.e. it's just not reliable enough. Then I looked at the roller video that Mark Ellis has at the Discraft site. After you watch that, you'll be amazed. The shots where he bends the forehand roller through the trees so that it goes right, hits the ground and rolls left, then fades hard right around a bend are amazing IMO.
oh so true.
to me rollers are unpredictable, too many variables, i throw a pretty good roller, when they work they are beautiful, but when they go bad they go really bad. my most dependable roller disc is my champion beast

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