Disc review – Westside Discs Harp

bt_hard_harp-800x800Sometimes you need some time with a disc to get to know it, get to love it. Westside Discs Harp is not one of those discs, it shows its true colors right away and never strides of its path at any point. It is overstabel, it can handle wind, it does forhand and backhand, it does drives and technical approaches. But it is very stabel, and will most likely not be your main putter. Why not? Have a look underneath to read my thoughts about one of the stabel disc in my bag.

First feel

The disc got a good grip with a beefy rim, and a flat to concave top to it. Feels good in the hand with a soft edge, and the top makes the disc feel very controllable in the hand.

The specs:

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With the exception of the glide which feels more like a 2, it feels like the disc delivers on the numbers for those who cares about those.

  • Speed: 4
  • Glide: 3
  • Turn: 0
  • Fade: 3

The Harp is our most reliable approach disc. Designed to withstand any type of condition. It will hold in the wind. For professional players, this could be their only approach disc they will need to carry as it can hold anyone’s arm speed and still hyzer. For slower arm speeds, it will be your most overstable approach disc. 

First flight

This disc is stable. Really stable, and a disc that will become a stable (pun intended) in my bag for sure . It have a predictable fade in both head- and tail wind, and even if it does not go far it goes where you expect it everytime. For putting this feels too stable, but in heavy wind that can actually be reassuring. It does not do anhyzers thrown backhand, and the disc actually feels like it just stops anhyzing before it starts and then just go straighter. Forehand this is disc you can rely on for those short technical hyzers, or for shorter drives of the tee.

Summary

I feel that this is a proper throwing putter, and I have not seen many use it for other than just that. Inside the circle I believe spin putters will enjoy using it, but the stability makes this a utility disc you take up when you need that reliable fade and in windy conditions. For people with great form and big arm speed this will be a putter that can handle a lot of speed. It is a disc that will not be for every putter drive, approach or putt, but one that you use when you need to get the job done with a predictable result. 

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