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Forum: Tournaments 06-28-2015, 07:23 AM
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Posted By charris414
As Steve Dodge mentioned on Friday (re: 2006...

As Steve Dodge mentioned on Friday (re: 2006 MSDGC) ... they'll play in any amount of rain unless there's lightning. I played in it that year, and it rained for the entire second round. Temperature...
Forum: Tournaments 06-26-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 20,634
Posted By charris414
Ratings are completely independent of any other...

Ratings are completely independent of any other round ... they're based on the players present and what they've shot relative to each other. They're unofficial until the tournament is completed and...
Forum: Tournaments 06-11-2015, 04:22 PM
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Posted By charris414
always rooting for Brinster ... just played at...

always rooting for Brinster ... just played at the Tinicum Open with him ... I played decently, shooting a 57 and 54 on a par 58 layout (good for a tie for 7th in MPO) ... but Steve absolutely slayed...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,309
Posted By charris414
I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick...

I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,309
Posted By charris414
I'm going to rock it local (Norwalk, CT) via the...

I'm going to rock it local (Norwalk, CT) via the Frizzaks. All of these guys are still top flight players in New England, and video exists of all of them on the various MSDGC DVDs (which you do not...
Forum: Tournaments 06-10-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,769
Posted By charris414
I went back and looked at all of the Am Nats from...

I went back and looked at all of the Am Nats from 2002 through this year. No one year truly stands out, with the exception of 2010 (Wiggins, Socki, and Ben Callaway - who won the next year).

A...
Forum: Discs 05-27-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 81,933
Posted By charris414
The pro shop has a pretty healthy selection of...

The pro shop has a pretty healthy selection of McPro Roc3s under the tour series category. This is the roc that re-converted me back from the buzzz after 5-7 years. Great grippy blend of plastic...
Forum: Tournaments 05-19-2015, 06:35 AM
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Views: 123,228
Posted By charris414
I know plenty of guys that putt that way from up...

I know plenty of guys that putt that way from up close for "gimmes" ... never understood why.
Forum: Discs 05-15-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By charris414
The first run Brinsters (no USDGC stamp) are the...

The first run Brinsters (no USDGC stamp) are the most over-stable run of teebirds ever produced (IMO anyway) and were run in a version of the JL plastic that was both reasonably grippy as well as...
Forum: Discs 05-14-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,932
Posted By charris414
Sentinel has a bigger diameter but small rim,...

Sentinel has a bigger diameter but small rim, bigger dome, definitely more stable, but not as purely overstable as a gator

Feels like you're throwing a beefy lid ...
Forum: Discs 05-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,932
Posted By charris414
For a pure roc ... the McPro Roc3s are almost the...

For a pure roc ... the McPro Roc3s are almost the ideal combination of dx grip and KC Pro durability. But they aren't as overstable as you might want them to be. I wrestle with this slot all the...
Forum: Discs 04-30-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 93,298
Posted By charris414
destrulcans are usually pretty flat with a...

destrulcans are usually pretty flat with a noticeably sharp angle where the leading edge meets the flight plate (at least IMO).

I first noticed the "new" star plastic last month. It sucks and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-24-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 19,679
Posted By charris414
Holy crap ... can't believe how low my 27089...

Holy crap ... can't believe how low my 27089 suddenly feels ... I felt scummy for missing out on the sub-20000 number
Forum: Discs 04-22-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 93,298
Posted By charris414
I knew I wasn't the only one who had noticed this...

I knew I wasn't the only one who had noticed this ... can't wait to see the market correction on the "good" 3-line AJs as a result ...
Forum: Discs 04-20-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 93,298
Posted By charris414
I prefer stiffer star plastic for wraiths and...

I prefer stiffer star plastic for wraiths and destroyers ... seems to take longer to get to the sweet spot and stays there longer. and I don't feel like I'm going to turn it over fresh out of the...
Forum: Tournaments 04-20-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 123,228
Posted By charris414
I think we need to appreciate what Terry is...

I think we need to appreciate what Terry is trying to bring to tourney videos ... not just the shots, but also how each player approaches the shot. Watching the pre-throw routine can give you some...
Forum: Discs 04-20-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 93,298
Posted By charris414
thanks for this last post ... I totally agree...

thanks for this last post ... I totally agree about the mold being the most important characteristic on the older 3-line AJs with the good wing/dome. this is the run that finally convinced me to...
Forum: Discs 04-17-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 93,298
Posted By charris414
do people think the stiffer blend 3-line AJs are...

do people think the stiffer blend 3-line AJs are going to become more sought after as this new blend comes into play?
Forum: The Marketplace 04-16-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,236
Posted By charris414
Bump for a great seller ... I wasn't a great...

Bump for a great seller ... I wasn't a great buyer ... forgot to respond to your last PM (that's on me though). Great prices, fast shipping, I had no complaints. And PM coming too.
Forum: Discs 04-13-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By charris414
bigger rim typically means a faster cruising...

bigger rim typically means a faster cruising speed. however, it takes a significantly larger amount of snap (aka acceleration) to get the disc up to that cruising speed and achieve the advertised...
Forum: Discs 04-13-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 93,298
Posted By charris414
I was up at Pyramids/Marshall Street on Saturday...

I was up at Pyramids/Marshall Street on Saturday for the New England Team Challenge Finals. I checked out their (somewhat) small selection of star destroyers. All were the new, small signature run,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-09-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,607
Posted By charris414
I agree that the one and done sucks ... I meant...

I agree that the one and done sucks ... I meant that playing two courses only in this format (instead of the four that Santa Cruz used) would be better ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-09-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,607
Posted By charris414
Interestingly, no one has brought up the Santa...

Interestingly, no one has brought up the Santa Cruz Worlds in 2011. There were four preliminary rounds of 27 holes each, and the semi-final round of 18 holes. I thought this was a tremendous...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-08-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,810
Posted By charris414
I stand corrected ... actually Nate might be the...

I stand corrected ... actually Nate might be the best candidate of all ... still relatively young, undeniably skilled, 3x champion, married with a wife who's a champion herself. He and Val are the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-08-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,810
Posted By charris414
Getting Paul McBeth on a show like Ridiculousness...

Getting Paul McBeth on a show like Ridiculousness would be huge. That show has a tremendous fan-base, it's on MTV all the time, and it's tailor made for disc golf. Open with him just crushing...
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