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The only difference between the Boss and Destroyer is the speed of each disc.  

The Boss is a speed of 13 while the Destroyer sits at 12.

Are they practically the same??

I have a new ch Boss but I'm thinking a Destroyer would be more accurate because it's a bit slower.

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I mean I know they are two completely different molds, but the flight characteristics are the same.
None of my Boses fly like any of my Destroyers and vice-versa, maybe its just the way I throw, but the distances don't compare either.
The Destroyer has a harder fade at the end. Also, I think the Destroyer is less nose angle sensitive, making it a more forgiving/reliable driver.
Awesome advice. Thanks man.
I have a first run destroyer thats way more overstable then my destroyers it's closer to a xcailber .
I throw my boss for longer open shots and the destroyer when i what distance with more control
meant boss sorry
There is a large difference between the two...
I concur with the nose angle theory with the boss, it can be a little more finicky but over all, the boss is imho a much more reliable disc. The destroyer is PRONE to turning over, that is why they made the X Cal. A more overstable version of the destroyer (read as: a D with less high speed turn). There are also the Avery Jenkins destroyers ("special destroyers/SDS") that are less susceptible to high speed turn than the "normal" production model.
I suppose it all is an issue of the speed and power you generate in a throw.
If you don't generally have enough speed/power to flip a destroyer (without wrist roll) then I imagine that a destroyer is a lot of disc and would seem very overstable. They do always finish hard given enough room to do so. For some reason Destroyers also seem to become more over stable the closer they are to landing on any given throw. They move a lot laterally in the last part of their flight and a boss basically runs aground. I don't know what it is called if anything, but if you have a pin placement by a tree trunk on a big old oak tree. You can come outside the area of the branches (envision a child's lollipop tree drawing) and if it is placed correctly, it will cover the last part of the flight almost directly sideways, gaining roughly +1' of left direction for every foot of height lost. It almost looks like the flight line becomes a scooping motion (RHBH) The boss will not do that particular flight with all other things being equal.
If there is OB to the right of a distance throw, I never throw a destroyer. Never, that is what Xcals and bosses are for.
If there is a left to right crosswind I never throw the Destroyer unless I am committing to the anny line. I destroyer will ride the wind better. It will also flip in the same conditions much more than a boss would.
I have found that on either a big anny turn over or a hyzer. My max with a star destroyer is around 480. My max distance (not golf distance) with a champion boss is certainly greater than 5
The flight characteristics given by the major manufacturers aren't the truest way to rate the characteristics.
The fellas at www.discgolfreview.com have a VERY comprehensive list of disc and flight attributes.
At the end of the day, numbers and suppositions really don't do much. It is all how you throw not what you throw.
People throw DX Vikings a country mile and have for years.
Speed, Imho delivers a double edge sword. It can cut through wind much better and it can amplify your mistakes by giving you a quicker flight.
If you want to control it more, use a Destroyer, you can work with them. People can do amazing things with them.
If you want a disc to do its job and only that use a Boss
The rim depth size is also slightly different. As a person with small hands, this is a big deal. The slightly smaller rim of the Destroyer is about as big as I can go. A Boss' rim is too big for my hands unless I use a full power grip (4 fingers under the lip), but I am most comfortable (and accurate) using a modified power grip (3 fingers under the lip) with the Destroyer.

As far as flight characteristics, each plastic performs different and there has been manufacture run-to-run variation. For a Destoyer (weights/newness being equal) Champion is by far the most overstable and Star Plastic is the least, Pro in the middle. I've never thrown a DX Destroyer.
This might help you:

I throw the star TeeBird as my main driver, and I use the star destroyer (175) for full power drives on open courses. The Destroyer flies straight for about 350 feet for me then starts fading. I tried the boss out, but its too much disc for me. I use the firebird for sharp hyzer shots.

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