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10 Best Understable Mid-Range Discs that Go Right

Updated: Nov 22, 2021

In a previous article, we discussed in our opinion the 10 best overstable mid-ranges you can currently find on the market and why you should bag one.

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but in this article, we're going to switch gears a little bit and talk about the opposite end of the spectrum:

Understable mid-ranges.

There are many players out there who do not bag an understable mid but I firmly believe it is a very important part of a bag and that you should have at least one mid-range option that is on the flippy side.

This could mean using a stable mid-range such as the Discraft Buzzz or Innova Mako3 that is beat in to understable, but an easier solution is to bag something that is understable right out of the box.

A misconception about mid-ranges, due in part to their classification, is that they cannot be used for or thrown long distances.

But the reality is a good player can easily throw a mid-range into the 290-300 foot range or more, which is more than enough distance for a beginner to handle and use while out on the course.

Newer players will definitely appreciate how well understable discs will fly for them, ultimately allowing for further further distance since there will be better glide than most putters and less fade than more overstable mid-ranges and drivers.

Over-stability in a disc can be difficult for a player with a slower arm to throw because often times it will fade out much too quickly and in effect, prevent increased distance.

Under-stability on the other hand plays into a slower armed player's deficiency by turning over to the right first before fading softly back to the middle and maximizing distance.

But understable mid-ranges aren't just great options for new, slower armed players, intermediate and advanced players can absolutely benefit from and use them too!

They make great options for mid distance turn over shots, hyzer flips, shorter distance rollers, or slow flying approach discs when a little bit of touch is needed.

They're also great to have for strong tail winds when you need something that is still going to fly nice and straight rather than fading hard to the left like a stable or overstable option might.

Lastly, understable discs of any kind, including mid-ranges, are great for players who struggle with forehand throws but still desire that turn to the right flight pattern (right handed players). With a quality understable mid-range, you be able to hit those lines to the right without having to uncomfortably throw a forehand.

I primarily started bagging an understable mid-range when I previously didn't when my Dynamic Discs Deputy just wasn't making the distance I needed it to on upshots to the basket or turnover shots off the tee box on shorter holes.

Now that you know the importance of understable mid-ranges, let's check out the most popular options on the market to fill this void in your bag!

Without further ado, here are our recommendations for the

10 Best Disc Golf Mid-Ranges That Go Right!

that you should consider bagging today!

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These discs are in no particular order as everyone finds comfort in different options and all of these discs are touted by players of all skill levels.

Now, let's get into our list!

Flight Ratings: 4, 5, -3, 1

We get things started with one my personal favorite understable mid-ranges, the Discraft Meteor.

This disc is money to me!

I find that it is very easy to manipulate release angle and I can use this disc for a variety of shots out on the course.

It certainly is flippy when you need it to be, but by backing off the power and throwing it on a little hyzer will provide you with a very nice, straight flight followed by just the tiniest bit of fade.

You'll definitely notice the speed of 4, but this disc will glide and glide down the fairway!

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Flight Ratings: 4, 5, -3, 0

This may be one of the newer discs on the list, but Infinite Discs nailed it with the Kon Tiki.

Advanced players who can control throw power and release angle well will really enjoy throwing hard turnover shots and finesse hyzer flips, but beginners will love how straight this disc flies for them.

With just moderate power, this disc will flip to flat nicely before just fading nice and straight down the fairway, try to today!

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Flight Ratings: 5, 5, -3, 1

Just like the first 2 options on our list, the Patrol is an excellent beginner friendly disc that will help you learn to throw with excellent form while still achieving maximum distance when your arm speed hasn't quite peaked.

The speed of 5 will cause this disc to fly more like a mid-range than the first 2 discs but is still very manageable regardless and will still allow for a very nice S shaped flight pattern when thrown with a hyzer release.

I'm a big fan of Dynamic Discs molds and this disc is no exception!

If you bag other discs by this awesome brand and are familiar with their plastics, then do not hesitate to try one in premium plastic as soon as you get the chance.

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Flight Ratings: 4, 5, -3, 1

The Stingray is a very unique disc to me in that I don't feel it is quite as understable as it's flight numbers indicate, but also will turnover when you need it to. I would give it a turn of -3 as indicated but a fade of 2, especially in a more premium plastic.

But its for this reason that it's a disc I have trouble not bagging because its just so versatile!

If I need less or more fade, I simply keep a flat release and adjust my power accordingly to achieve the shot that I'm looking for.

That being said, I do believe this discs is less beginner friendly and will fade more than desired with slower arms speeds or less power.

Higher power throws and a flat release will still turn this disc over though, especially as it's played with and beats in.

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Flight Ratings: 4, 6, -4, 0

The insane glide of 6 and turn of -4 on this disc makes it a MUST HAVE for any new player looking to perfect their form and increase their distance.

It will be very forgiving of hyzer release angles and high releases because no matter what, this disc is going to want to flip to flat and turn immediately out of the hand.

Add in a speed of 4, and this disc will immediate make a positive impact to any new player or experienced player looking for a VERY understable option.

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Flight Ratings: 5, 4, -4, 1

Arguably the most popular understable mid-range offering from Discraft, second only to a disc that just missed this list (the Comet) is the Archer.

The Archer is extremely comfortable in the hand is a great disc for beginners especially to learn a lot of the different shots that we opened this article with.

Beginners will find that they will be able to turn this disc over if needed, but as they improve their arm strength and skill, and learn to manipulate release angle, this disc will turn into a great utility disc that they can continue to bag for a long time.

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Flight Ratings: 4, 4, -1.5, 1

The Theory very well could be the most stable and least flippy disc on this list, but is definitely one that we wanted to included because of it's popularity.

Because it is more stable than some of the other discs, it's going to have a much straighter flight path than the others, especially when thrown with a flat release.

While other discs will do this as well, the Theory will be able to do so with just a touch more power without turning and burning like options with a turn of -3 or more will do.

Give it an anhyzer release, and this disc will hold that line as long as it needs to before softly fading to its landing.

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Flight Ratings: 6, 5, -4, 1

Despite being from a lesser known or lesser talked about brand in the disc golf community, the Tremor by DGA is an extremely popular understable disc that slower armed players simply love to throw.

Slower armed players love it because even if they're throwing short distances, this discs is still going to finish straight ahead after a beautifully shaped S flight pattern.

Advanced players however will love having the speed 6 and will be able to use it to it's full potential for hyzer flips and mid range roller shots as it will be able to hand the extra power.

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Flight Ratings: 5, 5, -2, 1

We've seen a lot of discs so far with turns of -3 and -4, and even one of just -1.5, but the Tursas is the only one that is rated with a turn of -2.

What this means in terms of flight pattern is that its not going to be near as flippy as most of the discs on this list, but it is going to want to turn noticeably more than some of the stable options you may already bag.

Out of the box, this disc will settle in very nicely for any player who is looking for an understable mid-range option, but not something that is complete turn and burn type disc that you must put a lot of hyzer on to prevent from turning over immediately.

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Flight Ratings: 5, 6, -1, 0

Last on our list of 10 is the Fuse by Latitude 64.

Despite being understable, this disc will fly much straighter than several options on our list, due in part to it's high glide and low turn and fade.

This disc will want to turn out of the hand, especially with high power, but fade just ever so slightly the longer it stays in flight.

It also will make a great utility disc as it will hold nearly any line you put it on.

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Honorable Mention!

Flight Ratings: 4, 5, -3, 0

One disc that I just couldn't leave off this list despite having 2 other Discraft representatives was the Sol.

This disc is very similar in flight to the Innova Stingray but is much more of a finesse disc when thrown, meaning it seemingly takes less power like a putter, but still glides like a mid range and turns over like you would expect having a turn of -3 and 0 fade.

If you're looking for an easy thrower, this is your disc.

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And that completes our list!

Is there an understable mid-range option that you bag and we didn't include? We'd love to check it out!

So let us know in the comments! We'd love to hear your input!

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