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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By upfromtheashes
Yeah that's what I mean...I wouldn't give...

Yeah that's what I mean...I wouldn't give Radcliff a 5-star rating even if all of those factors didn't exist. It could never be as good as Idlewild even if there were no roads and no parking lots and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-06-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,114
Posted By upfromtheashes
I'm just going to point out that I'm a wee bit...

I'm just going to point out that I'm a wee bit jealous of the life that you lead.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-06-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,114
Posted By upfromtheashes
This is where you and I disagree. Radcliff is a...

This is where you and I disagree. Radcliff is a fine course and I've played it many times. The designers did a great job with what I would call a smaller-than-average plot of land on which to build a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-05-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,114
Posted By upfromtheashes
Can a pitch and putt course be top 10?

It's probably obvious that Magic Meadows is the inspiration for my question here, and I don't intend for this to be a "badmouth MM" thread, but rather "what constitutes the best of the best?"

Is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-01-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By upfromtheashes
The population of the Louisville, KY metropolitan...

The population of the Louisville, KY metropolitan area is almost 1.3 mil and there are two courses in the city.

http://www.bestplaces.net/people/metro/kentucky/louisville
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-21-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By upfromtheashes
I had nose-up issues for years. I tried every...

I had nose-up issues for years. I tried every different kind of grip variation and anything else you could imagine and none of it really helped, because my problem was that my weight was back. Once I...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-28-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,193
Posted By upfromtheashes
Am I the only one that finds it humorous to have...

Am I the only one that finds it humorous to have a guy who's playing INT running his mouth?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-04-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By upfromtheashes
I have always practiced a lot more than I've...

I have always practiced a lot more than I've played. I'm lucky to play an actual round or two once every other saturday, but if I have an hour of free time in an evening, I can walk down to the park...
Forum: Discs 06-03-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,660
Posted By upfromtheashes
Is this correct? I thought it was speed 11, which...

Is this correct? I thought it was speed 11, which would mean 2.1cm rim? If it's 2.3 wouldn't that make it a vulcan?
Forum: Discs 06-03-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By upfromtheashes
I have an x-out champ cheetah as well. Is yours...

I have an x-out champ cheetah as well. Is yours red? I wonder if that was the only run ever?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-03-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,343
Posted By upfromtheashes
My understanding of forehand throws has been that...

My understanding of forehand throws has been that too much speed, without enough spin, will cause the disc to flutter. If there's any truth to that, then more spin would "allow" the disc to handle...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-27-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By upfromtheashes
I can palm a basketball, and when I throw...

I can palm a basketball, and when I throw forehand, the edge of the rim sits like your second pic...not wedged into the crease.

What happens when I wedge it into the crease is that edge has to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-27-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,222
Posted By upfromtheashes
I throw both backhand and forehand, but I find it...

I throw both backhand and forehand, but I find it pretty difficult to hyzer flip forehands. It's hard for me to get that outer edge low enough when flicking. Whenever I'm flicking something...
Forum: Discs 05-26-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,303
Posted By upfromtheashes
The Flick is possibly the most indispensable disc...

The Flick is possibly the most indispensable disc in my bag. I don't often drive with it, usually I would only do so on shorter doglegs right, but I actually forehand most of my approach shots with...
Forum: Discs 05-25-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,381
Posted By upfromtheashes
It was definitely dramatic and unexpected. If it...

It was definitely dramatic and unexpected. If it was, in fact, turn....then it was MAJOR turn, and way late in the flight. It went like this:
Rip
Flip to flat
Straight
Straight
Straight...
Forum: Discs 05-25-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,381
Posted By upfromtheashes
Yeah I looked up this "roll curve" and found...

Yeah I looked up this "roll curve" and found this:
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-2592.html

Which does sound exactly like what I saw.

So I take it that during the...
Forum: Discs 05-25-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,381
Posted By upfromtheashes
Would an OAT roll curve fly arrow straight for...

Would an OAT roll curve fly arrow straight for 320' before having any sideways movement? I thought OAT normally shows in the way of more turn. This throw had no turn at all.


Side note: Mods, I...
Forum: Discs 05-25-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,381
Posted By upfromtheashes
How did I do dat?

So I was out in the field practicing the other day, and I saw a disc do something that I have never seen in my life.

Wind: calm
Disc: 164g CE Valk, seasoned.

Normally, I throw this disc...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,213
Posted By upfromtheashes
Up until recently I would have answered "parked...

Up until recently I would have answered "parked drive", but after my last round I'm going to have to change my answer. I was driving very well, but at one point in my round I missed 4 consecutive...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By upfromtheashes
Interesting that you started this topic, because...

Interesting that you started this topic, because I just had the worst day I can remember last weekend.

I was actually throwing well off the tee, but I had 4 consecutive birdie putts hit metal and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,250
Posted By upfromtheashes
Omg, if I had to give away my golden retriever it...

Omg, if I had to give away my golden retriever it would feel like ripping my heart out, but huge kudos to you for making the sacrifices necessary for your son. We need more dads like you in this...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-12-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By upfromtheashes
Yep, Otter Creek is where the bug bit me as well.

Yep, Otter Creek is where the bug bit me as well.
Forum: Discs 05-11-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,695
Posted By upfromtheashes
Back when I used to throw my favorite Roc, it was...

Back when I used to throw my favorite Roc, it was great in wind or calm. Then I lost it.

I replaced it with a FLX Buzzz that I love in calmer conditions, but not as much into a headwind. Now I'll...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-26-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,619
Posted By upfromtheashes
The current highest rated course in the state of...

The current highest rated course in the state of Indiana is on a ball golf course:
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=2741

I played it once last summer and had a blast. Plan on getting...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-15-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,884
Posted By upfromtheashes
I have to admit, I'm a little surprised that so...

I have to admit, I'm a little surprised that so many people have such a preference for par 3's. As long as I've played DG, I have always enjoyed the longer holes, and wished that most courses had...
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