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Wanted to see what you all think on this. But, with Innova coming out with the Champion Blizzard plastic and Vibram committing to bringing out all of their discs in 150 class...and, I will assume for the point of this thread that other companies are doing the same...why the trend to the lighter discs?
Throw it like you would a fairway driver you will see an improvement in them. I throw the 136g destroyer nice and smooth maybe 75% power and it sails past my heavy weights that im crushing.
I have always been a fan of Destroyers in the 165g area, but have to admit that I have a few down even as low as 150g now. They are so easy on the arm that I'm feeling like I could play forever. I also have some light weight 161g Westside Swords, man do they bomb. They are more stable than any of the Blizzards.
I have to echo this advice. I played today and dialed back my arm speed and my Blizzards responded! Much more distance! Got to love em!
I have a Tee Devil and it is a bit overstable and a Katana that I have to release with a lot of hyzer or else it turns over into the ground. Both are 134g.
Could just be marketing to make more money and expand their customer base. It is nice to have a 150 bag though, especially for those going to the Japan Open.
I think there must be a lot of variability from disc to disc. My Wraith and TeeDevil were both understable. Katana was longest and a good stability for no headwind to tailwind conditions. Boss was overstable and Destroyer was overstable into a headwind.
Point of caution when going too light weight where distance is the objective. A good analogy is throwing a wiffle ball versus a baseball. You need to find the perfect weight that can be thrown at maximum velocity, this will vary with the individuals arm strength.
YEAH I GET MORE OUT THE light ones if i snap em rather than following through
Lighter discs are easier to throw but are not very consistant. Practice will solve all of this.
Well innova has on their page that David Wiggins Jr just threw a 134g blizzard boss 836 feet breaking the distance record by 16 ft.....