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 Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-18-2014, 09:17 AM Replies: 35 Views: 1,741 Posted By garublador At <100', no matter what I throw it will be... At <100', no matter what I throw it will be powered down unless it's a really big hyzer. For me shots like that fall in the "trick" category. "Normal" technique and disc selection rules don't...
 Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2014, 05:34 PM Replies: 110 Views: 2,870 Posted By garublador It helps if you think of the rotation (spin) in... It helps if you think of the rotation (spin) in terms of linear vectors. When a disc is spinning you can represent the velocity at any point on the edge of the disc as a vector tangential to that...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-11-2014, 09:09 AM Replies: 39 Views: 3,264 Posted By garublador That's what it sound like to me, but I wouldn't... That's what it sound like to me, but I wouldn't assume your pull isn't worth reevaluating. All of the "hammer pound" and "secret technique" drills from DGR are designed to help people in your exact...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-01-2014, 09:10 AM Replies: 6 Views: 702 Posted By garublador The easiest way is to build your throw from the... The easiest way is to build your throw from the hit back. Start by throwing from a stand still. Once you get that, add one step. Once you get that add another and so on until you're back to your...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 05:44 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador One with an object that has torque components in... One with an object that has torque components in more than one Cartesian direction? Every video of something spinning is like that if you define your axes right. Take your pick. Now where's my...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 05:42 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador They can be whatever we want, and we want to... They can be whatever we want, and we want to throw about an axis that doesn't cause wobble. That's why I'm defining the "on" axis that way. We're talking about up to and at release. It's obvious...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 03:59 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador I'm asking you. Assume the z axis in the output... I'm asking you. Assume the z axis in the output is the axis perpendicular to the flight plate. If the axis of rotation can only have components in one axis, which axis will it show as having torque...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 02:43 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador Heinz. Can I call you Heinz? Doofenshmirtz,... Heinz. Can I call you Heinz? Doofenshmirtz, I know it hasn't been very long, but any thoughts on my inertial sensor question? Here's another one. We will define the x/y plane as the plane...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 01:53 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador A couple reasons. First, you don't always... A couple reasons. First, you don't always see the wobble and the disc wobbling isn't really the problem. The problem many times is that the disc turns over too much. Second, what do you say...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 01:51 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador You're getting hung up on how we define our axis.... You're getting hung up on how we define our axis. Imagine attaching a 6-degree of freedom inertial measurement unit mounted parallel to the flight plate and perfectly rigid (it won't move with...
 Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-27-2014, 01:06 PM Replies: 52 Views: 3,075 Posted By garublador Because "strokes" and "holes" leads to funnier... Because "strokes" and "holes" leads to funnier double entendres than "throws" and "targets."
 Forum: Discs 06-27-2014, 09:32 AM Replies: 61 Views: 2,268 Posted By garublador FWIW, those didn't really fly like Teebirds. I'm... FWIW, those didn't really fly like Teebirds. I'm also not surprised that it got lost. ;) The TL, JLS or XL would be my suggestions for discs that are actually better than the one you lost. The...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2014, 09:24 AM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador The thing about axes is they're imaginary. We... The thing about axes is they're imaginary. We can define them however we want to help us understand the situation. Even on a perfectly clean throw we can define our axes in a way that gives torque...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 05:37 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador Yeah, the disc pivots out of your hand about a... Yeah, the disc pivots out of your hand about a point that isn't the center of the disc, but I haven't really though about the consequences of that. Quite frankly, it doesn't matter when it comes to...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 05:34 PM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador I had a longer response typed out, but we lost... I had a longer response typed out, but we lost power and I don't feel like typing it again. The tl;dr version is that the link you gave, and what you appear to be talking about assumes that the...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 11:40 AM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador There is rotational inertia, just like there's... There is rotational inertia, just like there's rotational inertia that keep the disc spinning. If you spin a disc about the axis parallel the disc flight (the "roll" axis) the disc will barrel roll....
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 10:48 AM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador FWIW, here's an article where Dave Dunipace... FWIW, here's an article where Dave Dunipace wishes to make people think he's "in the know." http://www.discgolfreview.com/resources/articles/distancesecrets.shtml
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 10:32 AM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador I'm not sure I understand that picture. In... I'm not sure I understand that picture. In "normal" Cartesian coordinates (x, y and z axes) all of the axes are perpendicular to each other. The green line is already off axis. In that picture,...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 10:20 AM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador Yeah, for wobble free spin all of the torque is... Yeah, for wobble free spin all of the torque is about the axis orthogonal to and through the center of the flight plate. If you're familiar with the aeronautical terms, pitch, roll and yaw, spin...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2014, 10:04 AM Replies: 73 Views: 2,550 Posted By garublador It's 1 and 3, which are the same. I don't know... It's 1 and 3, which are the same. I don't know why you think having a torque component on two or three axes ignores the laws of physics. You can have a disc that's spinning in the traditional sense...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-25-2014, 03:33 PM Replies: 49 Views: 3,630 Posted By garublador Don't try to make contact with the bottom of the... Don't try to make contact with the bottom of the flight plate like you probably do with more shallow discs. For me the grip feels quite a bit different, but it still has all the aspects of a good...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-25-2014, 01:36 PM Replies: 49 Views: 3,630 Posted By garublador I think I get "what was that you threw" more with... I think I get "what was that you threw" more with mids and putters than any other disc, regardless of how far I threw. My guess is because of the lack of super hard fade that most people get with...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-25-2014, 12:36 PM Replies: 51 Views: 3,912 Posted By garublador What I think is always hilarious about these... What I think is always hilarious about these discussions is that, in general, you're most accurate at <80% of your max distance. So being accurate at 300' means you can throw ~360'. That's right...
 Forum: Discs 06-25-2014, 12:11 PM Replies: 37 Views: 1,691 Posted By garublador If you look at Discette's links, you'll see that... If you look at Discette's links, you'll see that they settled on the Dragon and Archangel as their speed 8 discs for a while before combining them with the speed 7 discs. IIRC, they were the only...
 Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-25-2014, 11:43 AM Replies: 6 Views: 569 Posted By garublador I find there are some shots I have to force... I find there are some shots I have to force myself to practice on the course as well. I actually removed Blazes from my bag because I relied on them so heavily and when I came to a shot where I...
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