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I just started playing a month or two ago and have fallen in love with the sport, playing 5-10 a week. The stores around here only sell Innova discs and even though I love them I want to see what else is out there. Here is what I currently use:

 

Drivers

162 Champion Monarch - I really love this one, I can bomb it easily

167 Star Valkyrie - Still having issues with overstability, but I can throw decently

 

Mid-Range

180 DX Roc - Love this as well, very dependable for all shots

167 Champion Spyder - Usually use when I need to park up next to the basket w/out risk of much movement

 

Putter

175 Champion Rhyno - My baby, I will not use another putter!!

 

I seem to have better luck with 160-165g discs, probably haven't developed enough power yet for heavier discs. From my results with the monarch, understable is probably the route I want to go. Any suggestions would be wonderful, I am not familiar with the plastic type of other manufacturers but I can figure that out easily enough. Thanks in advance =)

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i would say try a dga rouge for the monarch
a discraft tracker for the valk
a discraft buzzz for the roc
and try a discraft drone or a zone those are great mid range too

try all different kinds of putters dont settle for just the first one you try but a rhyno is a great putter
Added to my list to check out. Thanks! I used a KC-Pro Aviar before the Rhyno, I know that everyone raves about the Aviar but it didn't click with me. The first round I played with the Rhyno it just felt natural. I am always willing to try new putters, but it will take alot to convince me to replace my Rhyno.
Just tried the Rogue and LOVED it! Guy I work with had one in his bag and took it out for a spin during lunch. Thanks again for the suggestion.
If you liked the DGA Rogue, you should try the new DGA driver, the Hurricane. VERY NICE!

http://stores.ebay.com/Grip-N-Rip-Disc-Golf-shop/_i.html?_nkw=hurri...

There is a link to where you can get them, they are first runs so a few bucks more,

And yes that is my store. You can also wait until mid Nov. when they release the stock run of this disc.
Try a Latitude 64 Core (Opto plastic is sick)... REALLY great mid, it's straighter than a BUZZZ... very easy to throw.

Drivers... try a Millennium QJLS... very nice straight driver. It's the disc I suggest to all newbies.
It would be great if manufacturer's had "demo" days like ball golf does. This could be an expensive trial lol. Thanks for the rec's.
The Lat 64 Core to me is like a buzzz with more glide
An avenger ss should fly in between your monarch and valk. And lat 64s vision is another one you might like to try. A buzzz is definetly somthing to have and look into another putter, somthing understable like a rattler or apx for approaches, still put with your rhino. The rattler flys striaght and is a great tool in the woods.
Discraft comet or buzzz for midranges..all day long.
Drivers
Avenger
Surge SS
Mids:
BUZZZZ
Comet
As far as something like the Rhyno goes...Discraft released like 2 or 3 flat top putters similar to the rhyno.
Zone
Ringer

Also look at everyone's straight disc. There are many disc companies now. Look at the the new latitude disc that are out there now. I only throw discraft so that is all I know of...but I am going to pick up some Latitude here soon...plastic just looks sicks. As you start to turn disc over try others with greater stability. Also my buddy got a couple of 150g disc and those helped him immensely when he started. Look into one of those and it will help.
3 things
1: The discs work, and fly the way you throw them, if you don't like the results you need to modify your throwing style, not spend more money on discs. Once you solidify your throwing style you'll understand for a need for a specific mold (for example, you're looking for a good turn over disc, a good head wind disc, etc)
2: Innova & Discraft are the best/most consistant, then DGA & Latitude 64 - do yourself a favor and stay away from the rest
3: In my opinion, the Innova Wraith & TeeBird are 2 of the best drivers known to man (and woman) along with the Discraft Buzzz & Wasp for mid-range
It is good to note that almost all of the DGA Pro Lines are made by Discraft, so keep an eye out for that. It's usually stamped on the inside of the rim that the disc is made by Discraft. At least, it is that way with most of my discs.

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