In the Bag

This is what you will find in my Dynamic Discs Sniper backpack on a regular basis.  It’s always a work in progress as I try to find the ideal lineup.  Some molds are locked in and others ably hold a spot until something comes along that clicks better with my game.  That is the great thing about this game and especially great about up and coming manufacturers…if your bag is missing a particular ingredient, just wait, it’s coming.

So here they are, my Westside-Latitude64-Dynamic discs…

Putters:

  •  Warden, Classic Blend – primary put it in the basket putter.  Always carry a pair of them.
  • Warden, Classic Soft – used primarily for straight and turnover approaches up to 180-200 feet. The soft plastic beats in quickly so that it reliably holds a turnover line when needed.
  •  Harp, VIP – overstable putter great for hyzer drives and approaches with minimal turn or carry. Goes where you throw it, no more, no less.
  •  Pure, Grip (10th anniv. edition) – all purpose utility driving putter.  It holds whatever line is required and has all kinds of glide to squeeze out those extra few feet.
  •  Spike, Zero Hard – understable drive/approach putter.  Good for driving when a slow steady turnover is needed. Fast enough that it’s more a short mid-range than a putter.  Similar in that respect to the Pure.

Mid-Ranges:

  • Bard, Tournament – overstable mid. Very difficult to turn over, which is just what you want in an overstable disc. Good deal of glide even when it seems to want to fade hard and dive to the ground.
  • Sling, Tournament – the 2016 Trilogy Challenge mid-range. Stable disc that holds whatever line it is put on. A new addition that I expect to become the workhorse mid in my bag.
  • Fuse, Gold line – understable mid that turns over and barely even tries to fade back.  When thrown with a bit of hyzer it turns up flat and goes straight.

Fairway/Control Drivers:

  • Ahti, VIP – Utility disc mainly for overhand shots and extreme hyzer lines.  Very overstable without a ton of extra glide, it is a specialty disc that doesn’t get much regular use depending on the course.
  • Fortress, Tournament – overstable. Westside’s latest and, IMO, best overstable fairway/hybrid driver.  Great control, takes any power and holds the line.
  • Longbowman, Tournament – overstable. Not as fast or glidy as the Fortress (speed 8 vs speed 10) but overlaps with it in most other ways. Like the Ahti, more of a specialty disc that’s use depends on the course.
  • Northman, Tournament – stable. S-turn driver that turns up out of a slight hyzer release and glides flat before gently fading back.
  • Seer, Tournament – understable. Love the way this one gently but steadily turns over until just at the end of its flight when it fades back ever so slightly.  Kind of a must have for a lefty in a righty world.

Distance Drivers:

  • Catapult, VIP – max distance, stable enough to hold a hyzer line without turning over but not too overstable that it fades out of a flat throw too soon.
  • Sword, Tournament – slightly overstable but can be powered into a long S-turn flight. Back in the bag after an absence.  Needed to replace a broken-in Catapult on the fly, and realized why l liked the disc in the first place.
  • Destiny, Tournament – understable to hold the long turnover drives with minimal fade at the end.  And it holds the line really well until it runs out of steam.  Also my primary backhand roller disc.

 

Last edited: October 22, 2017

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