Overstable is a term that describes the overall flight patterns of golf discs, i.e. where they land compared to their starting point.

* Overstable discs are recommended for players with experience.
* Comparable to a 'Hook' in ball golf.
* Fade opposite the spin (hook) when thrown flat, straight and with average power. Which means...
* RHBH (right hand back hand) throws spin right and fade left (hook). Opposite for lefties, i.e. LHBH (left hand back hand) throws spin left and turn right.
* Fade in proportion to the speed of release. Fast released discs fly rather straight at the beginning of their flight until they lose speed and start to fade off to the left toward the end of their flight, hence ending more left compared to their starting point. Slower released discs won’t fly very far before fading left very quickly (sharp hook).
* The higher the speed of release, the less sharp the fade or hook.
* The more overstable a disc, the greater the tendency to fade opposite the direction of the spin (sharp hook).
* Great choice when you need a disc that finishes hard left, (for RHBH).
* Typically used by strong arm high speed throwers.
* Work well against the wind.
* The more overstable, the greater wind they can handle.
* Work well for skip shots.

These overstable distance drivers can be sorted by Model (which is really Manufacturer), Price or Plastic to arrange them in groups that may help your search. Play around with it.

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DGA Rogue - Sparkle Fundraiser for Players Cup

The DGA Rogue is a maximum distance driver that is more controllable than other overstable drivers. This disc has plenty of glide to go with its high speed profile making it a great choice for pure distance drives off the tee…

Lightning Helix #2 - Standard

The Lightning Helix #2 - Standard is a maximum distance driver. It is the smallest diameter disc in the Lightning line. It is also Lightning's fastest model. The #2 Helix is overstable even in the mid 160's. It's recommended …

Lightning Hookshot #1 - Standard

The Lightning Hookshot #1 - Standard is a high speed, overstable, distance driver. Fear no wind! This fast and overstable disc is not as radical as the Hyzers, but the upper weights will still hook in any headwind. Weight …

Lightning Hookshot #2 - Standard

The Lightning Hookshot #2 - Standard is high speed, overstable, distance driver. Fear no wind! This fast and overstable disc is not as radical as the Hyzers, but the upper weights will still hook in any headwind. Weight ra…

Lightning Hyzer #1 - Standard

The Lightning Hyzer #1 - Standard is a long range driver. This disc defines the term "Hyzer." It is extremely overstable and will hook into the strongest headwind. Try lighter weights first. Big arms love this one! Weight …

Lightning Hyzer #2 - Standard

The Lightning Hyzer #2 - Standard is a long range driver. It is a radically overstable hookshot, totally wind resistant, unbreakable and floats in water. A big hit with the top pros. Weight range 172-177 gms. All weight…

Lightning MX1

The Lightning MX1 is a high speed, fat rim, low profile distance driver that goes 10% farther than any other driver in the line. Slightly overstable at 170g. Weight range - 120 -121 grams.  New 05/2012 …

Innova Boss - Star

The Innova Boss - Star is a distance driver that is overstable. Innova's first Speed 13 driver was designed for maximum distance off the tee. It is fast and can handle full power throws and moderate headwinds. Advanced player…

Innova Boss - Star Bottom-Stamp

The Innova Boss - Star Bottom-Stamp is a distance driver that is overstable. Innova's first Speed 13 driver was designed for maximum distance off the tee. It is fast and can handle full power throws and moderate headwinds. Ad…

Innova Boss - Echo Star

The Innova Boss - Echo Star is a distance driver that is overstable. Innova's first Speed 13 driver was designed for maximum distance off the tee. It is fast and can handle full power throws and moderate headwinds. Advanced p…

Innova Destroyer - Star

The Innova Star Destroyer is a distance driver that is stable to overstable. It is a very fast golf disc with significant glide. Faster than the Wraith and with a little more high and low speed stability. Can handle headwinds…

Innova Destroyer - Star Bottom-Stamp

The Innova Star Bottom-Stamp Destroyer is a distance driver that is stable to overstable. It is a very fast golf disc with significant glide. Faster than the Wraith and with a little more high and low speed stability. Can han…

Innova Destroyer - Echo Star

The Innova Star Destroyer is a distance driver that is stable to overstable. It is a very fast golf disc with significant glide. Faster than the Wraith and with a little more high and low speed stability. Can handle headwinds…

Innova Firebird - Star

The Innova Star Firebird is a distance driver that is overstable. It is one of Innova's most popular upwind drivers that works well into a headwind. The Firebird’s combination of superior speed and stability make it possible …

Innova Max - Star

The Innova Star Max disc golf disc is a distance driver that is overstable. A great distance disc for strong headwinds and sidearm throwers. Fast with significant glide and predictable in all conditions. Much like a faster Fi…

Innova Monster - Star

The Innova Star Monster is a distance driver that is very overstable. A very overstable, wind-beating distance driver designed for pro level players with above average power. It is made for people who can turn over other disc…

Innova Starfire - Star

The Innova Star Starfire is a fast dependable maximum distance driver that is slightly overstable (more so than the SL - see below). It has a long straight flight, amazing glide, a good bit of fade and great control. Great in…

Innova TeeRex - Star

The Innova Star TeeRex is a fast, stable to overstable power distance driver disc golf disc with significant glide. Resistance to turn at high speeds means this golf disc will perform well into the wind. TeeRex offers the fli…

Innova Wraith - Star

The Innova Star Wraith is a slightly overstable distance driver. It is a stable flyer that performs predictably well in the wind with speed, glide and accuracy. Performs remarkably well at full speed and less than full speed.…

Innova Wraith - Star Bottom-Stamp

The Innova Star Bottom-Stamp Wraith is a slightly overstable distance driver. It is a stable flyer that performs predictably well in the wind with speed, glide and accuracy. Performs remarkably well at full speed and less tha…

Innova Wraith - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Wraith is a slightly overstable distance driver. It is a stable flyer that performs predictably well in the wind with speed, glide and accuracy. Performs remarkably well at full speed and less than full s…

Innova XCaliber - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star XCaliber is a very fast stable to overstable long distance driver. It flies extremely fast with glide and stability. The XCaliber achieves maximum distance when thrown low, flat, and hard. The XCaliber ha…

Innova XCaliber - Star

The Innova Star XCaliber is a very fast stable to overstable long distance driver. It flies extremely fast with glide and stability. The XCaliber achieves maximum distance when thrown low, flat, and hard. The XCaliber has the…

Discraft Avenger SS - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium Avenger SS is a maximum distance driver with a Stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). Discraft took the best aspects of the Avenger, its speed and glide, and flatted the edge. The result is a golf disc …

Discraft Nuke SS - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium NUKE SS is a maximum distance driver with a stability of 1.0. The moderately overstable disc delivers virtually effortless distance for newer players with lower arm speed. The Nuke SS gives developing pl…