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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By Jax11
Grooves....... I always find Grooves......

Grooves....... I always find Grooves......
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-26-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,960
Posted By Jax11
Listening to music at a reasonable volume where...

Listening to music at a reasonable volume where your group can enjoy it is best in my opinion. Don't need to blare it. I definitely prefer when people ask about it before firing it up.

I prefer...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-26-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,454
Posted By Jax11
I have had a couple of tournaments like this. I...

I have had a couple of tournaments like this. I am a 958 rated player and on this day I shot two ~900 rounds. Not as bad statistically as a few of the blow ups mentioned on this thread.

The...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By Jax11
I used to use distances to determine what disc to...

I used to use distances to determine what disc to throw, but in the past year I have tried to get away from it. I feel like deciding on a disc solely based on distance alone is not a good way to...
Forum: Discs 06-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,252
Posted By Jax11
You have to have pretty perfect form, (at least...

You have to have pretty perfect form, (at least on said throw) to throw a sidewinder 500ft FH. Unless, the downhill is steeper than you are letting on.
Forum: Discs 06-23-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,252
Posted By Jax11
Well said Fraser. To OP we can't give you...

Well said Fraser. To OP we can't give you anymore insight than the descriptions on the websites.

I can give personal recommendations on disc feel: Regardless of mold, I tend to prefer flat stiff...
Forum: Discs 06-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,252
Posted By Jax11
From experience I'd say its good to have both a...

From experience I'd say its good to have both a power game and a finesse game. I hurt my shoulder 2 Februarys ago when I slipped while throwing a power drive. While that injury healed I had to...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,208
Posted By Jax11
There is no one right answer. It all boils down...

There is no one right answer. It all boils down to preference. I do think it would be helpful however if you were able to tell us how your current discs are flying when you FH them and how you want...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-30-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,169
Posted By Jax11
I am going to agree with the consensus and say...

I am going to agree with the consensus and say try not to lose your FH. I would also advise picking one throwing style in which you commit to. I used to play 50/50 BH/FH and would just throw...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-30-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Jax11
I agree with this post. Furthermore, I believe...

I agree with this post. Furthermore, I believe there are a multitude of lines that you cannot achieve if you adhere to one school of thought. I think a mixture of the two schools usually yields the...
Forum: Discs 05-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,241
Posted By Jax11
Its very course and condition dependent for me. ...

Its very course and condition dependent for me. I carry very overstable discs like a Firebird and a couple Nuke OS's. If I am playing an open course in the wind, a Firebird and a Nuke OS are the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Jax11
I like this advice. I think I may do it a bit...

I like this advice. I think I may do it a bit subconsciously. Things like telling myself that a tournament is not won or lost on one hole, stay calm and execute, have fun! etc.

Personally, I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-16-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,697
Posted By Jax11
Thats what I was going to guess, but I've never...

Thats what I was going to guess, but I've never been there. I have only seen the course in videos. Cool looking terrain there.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-13-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 11,559
Posted By Jax11
My usual answer to a debate like this is that the...

My usual answer to a debate like this is that the OP should be playing his rating, but since he doesn't have a rating I'll use this as an opportunity to give me 2 cents on non-PDGA members playing...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-01-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,724
Posted By Jax11
Pro D Ringer is my favorite putter to FH next to...

Pro D Ringer is my favorite putter to FH next to a Zone.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,162
Posted By Jax11
Read this book; "Golf is Not a Game of Perfect" ...

Read this book; "Golf is Not a Game of Perfect"

That book changed my whole approach to the game. You may think you have a strong mental game, but if you are streaky, IMHO its your mental game...
Forum: Discs 04-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,400
Posted By Jax11
I use an Elite-Z Crush. At first I bought it and...

I use an Elite-Z Crush. At first I bought it and threw it around/over water because I wasn't attached to it. After a few dunks and a hundred or so water carry shots I have come to the conclusion...
Forum: Discs 03-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,849
Posted By Jax11
What run of Eagle-L? The 11x L mold and the newer...

What run of Eagle-L? The 11x L mold and the newer 12x with the Climo Silhouette are domier and start out more overstable. My favorite run are the 12x opaque flat EL's Those things stay in the sweet...
Forum: Discs 03-24-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,849
Posted By Jax11
Hmmm makes my hoard of 10+ Champion Eagle-L's...

Hmmm makes my hoard of 10+ Champion Eagle-L's look a little less valuable. Definitely want to try one of these though.

Eagle-L flies a little bit different line than a Teebird, it is easier to...
Forum: Discs 03-24-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Jax11
I completely agree that current baseline plastic...

I completely agree that current baseline plastic is not made to the same standards and quality as it was when it was the only plastic.
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 03-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By Jax11
New-skin, Athletic tape and sometimes a band-aid...

New-skin, Athletic tape and sometimes a band-aid in between them is what works for me. I have no issues adjusting to having any or all of them on my hand when I am throwing. I FH everything though...
Forum: Discs 03-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Jax11
I threw one for a bit. Then a tree hit severely...

I threw one for a bit. Then a tree hit severely bent the nose down. I gave up on it. I also tried a Pro D Zone once. After two weeks it was all warped and pancaked. I have found the Pro D stuff...
Forum: Hole of the Day 03-05-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,511
Posted By Jax11
Well said, I can't recall ever seeing anyone park...

Well said, I can't recall ever seeing anyone park it with a mid-range, even through a handful of AM1 tournament rounds.

Doesn't mean it can't be done though.
Forum: Hole of the Day 03-04-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,511
Posted By Jax11
A couple notes from my experience playing Flip: ...

A couple notes from my experience playing Flip:

- There is often a Left to Right wind off the pad which tends to push the RHBH hyzer down.
- The hill is a lot steeper than the image lets on and...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 02-21-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,618
Posted By Jax11
I had nearly the same thing happen this past...

I had nearly the same thing happen this past September with a brand new set of Quads. The elastic "shock" part on one side came un-stitched and tore off. Packed those straps with the rest of my...
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