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 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 - ESP

The Discraft ESP 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 fast…

Discraft Predator - FLX

The Discraft FLX 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 fast…

Discraft Pulse - ESP

The Discraft ESP Pulse is a fast maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 2.0, extremely overstable. Designed to be the perfect forehand golf disc for the average player and as a predictable long driver for bigger …

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 - ESP

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 - FLX

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 - FLX

The Discraft FLX 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 origin…

Discraft Tracker - ESP

The Discraft ESP Tracker is an extra long range driver with a stability rating of 1.8 (overstable to extremely overstable). With pinpoint accuracy and superior performance, it consistently delivers straight flights with littl…

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 - ESP

The Discraft ESP 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. It is…

Discraft XL - FLX

The Discraft FLX 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. It is…

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…

Innova Boss - Champion Dyed

The Innova Boss - Champ Dyed 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 …

Innova Boss - GStar

The Innova GStar 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. Advanced players…

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 Destroyer - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champ Dyed 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 hea…

Innova Destroyer - GStar

The Innova GStar Destroyer is a distance driver that is stable to overstable. It is a very fast golf disc with significant glide. The GStar offers flexibility and even more grip. It has an opaque color like Star with a pearle…

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 Firebird - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champ Dyed 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 pos…

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…