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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Zombee - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Zombee is a utility driver with a stability rating of 1.0, making it easy to throw and control for a majority of disc golfers. It is a great mix of the Buzzz and Stalker. Like it's namesake, the Zombee is…

Innova Ape - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion Ape is a high speed distance driver disc golf disc with great stability. It's essential for windy conditions as well as sharp doglegs. The Ape is great for powerful backhand and sidearm throws as …

Innova Ape - Champion

The Innova Champion Ape is a high speed distance driver disc golf disc with great stability. It's essential for windy conditions as well as sharp doglegs. The Ape is great for powerful backhand and sidearm throws as well as a…

Innova Boss - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion Boss 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. Adva…

Innova Boss - Champion

The Innova Boss - Champion 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 pl…

Innova Destroyer - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion 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 - Champion

The Innova Champion 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 headw…

Innova Firebird - Champion

The Innova Champion 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 possi…

Innova Katana - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion Katana is a distance driver that is straight to slightly overstable. It was built with the finesse thrower in mind. It's a recommended downwind driver. If you hit the angle right, watch it bolt o…

Innova Katana - Champion

The Innova Champion Katana is a distance driver that is straight to slightly overstable. It was built with the finesse thrower in mind. It's a recommended downwind driver. If you hit the angle right, watch it bolt out of sig…

Innova Monster - Champion

The Innova Champion 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 …

Innova Starfire - Champion

The Innova Champion 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. Grea…

Innova Thunderbird - Champion

The Innova Champion Thunderbird is a distance driver that is slightly overstable. It comes from strong bloodlines - the stability of a TeeBird, the speed of a Valkyrie and described as a seasoned Firebird with less fade. The …

Innova Wraith - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion 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 - Champion

The Innova Champion 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 sp…