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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Discraft XS - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed XS is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 1.0 to 1.5 (moderately overstable). The XS is one of Discraft's most popular models, and was the 2001 world distance record holder at 712 fe…

Discraft XS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z XS is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 1.0 to 1.5 (moderately overstable). The XS is one of Discraft's most popular models, and was the 2001 world distance record holder at 712 feet. E…

Discraft XL - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed XL is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 0.0 to 1.5 (stable to moderately overstable). The Pro-D XL is a terrific beginner friendly golf disc that files straight with very little fa…

Discraft XL - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z XL is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 0.0 to 1.5 (stable to moderately overstable). The Pro-D XL is a terrific beginner friendly golf disc that files straight with very little fade. I…

Discraft Surge - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Surge is a maximum distance driver with stability ratings of 0.5 to 1.7 (slightly to moderately overstable). Whether you’re throwing downwind or into a moderate headwind, the Surge delivers maximum distance while…

Discraft Surge SS - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Surge SS is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.6 (moderately overstable, less overstable than the Surge). It's for disc golf players who don't have quite enough snap to maximize t…

Discraft Surge SS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Surge SS is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.6 (moderately overstable, less overstable than the Surge). It's for disc golf players who don't have quite enough snap to maximize the or…

Discraft Surge - Elite Z

The Discraft Surge is a maximum distance driver with stability ratings of 0.5 to 1.7 (slightly to moderately overstable). Whether you’re throwing downwind or into a moderate headwind, the Surge delivers maximum distance while…

Discraft Stalker - Elite Z Glow

The Discraft Elite Z Glow Stalker is an extra long range driver with a stability rating of 1.1 (moderately overstable). This disc golf driver offers dependable control, durability, and soft landings with minimal skip for the…

Discraft Stalker - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Stalker is an extra long range driver with a stability rating of 1.1 (moderately overstable). This disc golf driver offers dependable control, durability, and soft landings with minimal skip for the aver…

Discraft Spectra - Elite Z Super Color PhaZe 4

The Discraft Elite Z Spectra is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.0 (moderately overstable). The Spectra is super fast, easy to control and delivers more distance with less arm speed. This downwind driver…

Discraft Spectra - Elite Z Super Color Fundraiser for Pro Worlds '06

The Discraft Elite Z Spectra is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.0 (moderately overstable). The Spectra is super fast, easy to control and delivers more distance with less arm speed. This downwind driver…

Discraft Predator - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Predator is Discraft's most predictable overstable extra long range driver with a stability rating of 2.5, extremely overstable. It holds a line in the wind, or turns a hyzer corner at medium speed. …

Discraft Predator - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Predator is Discraft's most predictable overstable extra long range driver with a stability rating of 2.5, extremely overstable. It holds a line in the wind, or turns a hyzer corner at medium speed. Very …

Discraft Nuke - Elite Z Glow

The Discraft Elite Z Glow NUKE is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.6, moderately overstable. This high performance disc is a game changer! The wide, heavy rim and refined aerodynamic engineering give the…

Discraft Nuke - Z First Run

The Discraft Elite Z First Run NUKE is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.6, moderately overstable. This high performance disc is a game changer! The wide, heavy rim and refined aerodynamic engineering giv…

Discraft Nuke - Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed NUKE is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.6, moderately overstable. This high performance disc is a game changer! The wide, heavy rim and refined aerodynamic engineering give the…

Discraft Nuke SS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z 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 pla…

Discraft Nuke OS - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Nuke OS is a maximum distance drive with a stability rating of 2.2. Created for expert players, it is extremely overstable and super fast. Power throwers with big arms can expect big distance. The Nuke O…

Discraft Nuke OS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Nuke OS is a maximum distance drive with a stability rating of 2.2. Created for expert players, it is extremely overstable and super fast. Power throwers with big arms can expect big distance. The Nuke OS…

Discraft Nuke - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z NUKE is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.6, moderately overstable. This high performance disc is a game changer! The wide, heavy rim and refined aerodynamic engineering give the NUKE…

Discraft Mantis - Elite Z

The Discraft Z Mantis is a maximum distance driver, with stability ratings of 0.8 (stable to slightly overstable). The Mantis is nicely domey with a lower profile to the nose, making it even more controllable at medium to slo…

Discraft Force - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Force is a fast and sleek maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 2.0 (extremely overstable). It's wide rim, sleek profile and jaw-dropping glide provide a new level of distance potential.…

Discraft Force - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Force is a fast and sleek maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 2.0 (extremely overstable). It's wide rim, sleek profile and jaw-dropping glide provide a new level of distance potential. It's…

Discraft Flash - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Flash is one of Discraft's fastest maximum distance drivers with a stability of 1.5 (moderately overstable). It has superior glide and great control. It appeals to a wide range of disc golf players a…