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.

If you still have questions about what type of discs fit you best, contact us for friendly expert advice. We've been in the business since 1987, throwing even longer and we love what we do!


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 SS - Z Lite

The Discraft Z Lite Surge SS is a lightweight 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 sn…

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 Glo

The Discraft Elite Z Glo 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…

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 Glo

The Discraft Elite Z Glo 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…

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 - Z Lite

The Discraft Z Lite NUKE SS is a lightweight 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 give…

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 - Z Lite

The Discraft Z Lite NUKE is a lightweight 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 engi…

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 Mantis - Z Lite

The Discraft Z Lite Mantis is a lightweight 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 control…

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…

Discraft Flash - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z 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 and it…

Discraft Nuke - CryZtal Z Sparkle Fundraiser for Am Championship 2011

The Discraft CryZtal Z Sparkle 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 SS - CryZtal Z - 2014 Discs Unlimited Open

This Discraft Elite Z CryZtal Nuke SS is a fundraiser disc for the 2014 Discs Unlimited Open. Available in 173-174 grams. CryZtal clear colors are clear, yellow, green, orange and red. CryZtal plastic is more transluc…

Discraft Nuke - CryZtal Z Fundraiser for 2012 Discs Unlimited Open

The Discraft CryZtal 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 NU…

Discraft Nuke - CryZtal Z Fundraiser for Am Worlds 2011

The Discraft CryZtal 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 NU…

Discraft Nuke - CryZtal Z - Wondernut

This Discraft CryZtal Nuke fundraiser disc is a one of a kind with a Wondernut design. It is 174 grams. This Discraft CryZtal Z Nuke is a fundraiser for the 2014 Discs Unlimited Open. Available in 174 grams. CryZtal c…

Discraft Avenger SS - Elite Z CryZtal Fundraiser for DU Open

The Discraft Elite Z CryZtal 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 gol…

Discraft Crush - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Crush is an overstable maximum distance driver with a stability of 1.8 (moderately to extremely overstable). It has a wide rim and flat top that delivers superior distance off the tee in almost all w…

Discraft Crush - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Crush is an overstable maximum distance driver with a stability of 1.8 (moderately to extremely overstable). It has a wide rim and flat top that delivers superior distance off the tee in almost all wind c…

Discraft Crank - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Crank is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.3 (moderately overstable). The results of months of research, the Crank is wicked fast yet incredibly controllable and suitable for most ski…

Discraft Crank - Z Lite

The Discraft Z Lite Crank is a lightweight maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.3 (moderately overstable). The results of months of research, the Crank is wicked fast yet incredibly controllable and …

Discraft Avenger - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z-Dyed Avenger is a maximum distance driver with stability ratings of 1.6 to 1.8 (moderately overstable). It can be used by amatuers and pros alike. It can hold a line in the wind. You can throw it anhyzer …

Discraft Avenger SS - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed 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 d…

Discraft Avenger SS - Z Lite

The Discraft Z Lite Avenger SS is a lightweight maximum distance driver with a Stability of 0.5 (straight to slightly overstable) that is good for all players. Z Lite offers the durability of Z and the potential of greater di…

Discraft Avenger SS - Elite Z

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

Discraft Avenger - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Avenger is a maximum distance driver with stability ratings of 1.6 to 1.8 (moderately overstable). It can be used by amatuers and pros alike. It can hold a line in the wind. You can throw it anhyzer and i…

Vibram O-Lace - X-LINK Firm

The Vibram X-Link Firm O-Lace is an overstable long range driver. This more firm overstable compliment to the Lace is able to handle headwind and torque. It provides the reliability, speed, and distance of a Lace, but it's a …

Vibram O-Lace - X-LINK

The Vibram X-Link O-Lace is an overstable long range driver. This overstable compliment to the Lace is able to handle headwind and torque. It provides the reliability, speed, and distance of a Lace, but it's a bit more overst…

Discraft XS - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X 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 X

The Discraft Elite X XL is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 0.0 to 1.5 (stable to moderately overstable). It is a terrific beginner friendly golf disc that flies straight with very little fade. It is easy …

Discraft Wildcat - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Wildcat is a maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 1.5 (moderately overstable). It is super fast and has a low profile that can deliver distance with predictability. A popular driver choice f…