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Forum: Tournaments 07-30-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,117
Posted By charris414
Paavo: I recall watching your first video...

Paavo:

I recall watching your first video and thinking to myself, "Is this guy's name really Paavo Stubstad? That can't be a real name can it?" And the rawness of that first video was tough to...
Forum: Tournaments 07-24-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By charris414
If you've played any type of competitive sport...

If you've played any type of competitive sport and enjoyed the camaraderie, then you will love playing tournaments. Meeting new people who will become life-long friends is far more important. I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-23-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 162,740
Posted By charris414
Met with two friends at Cranbury Park in Norwalk,...

Met with two friends at Cranbury Park in Norwalk, CT. Par is 56 and SSA is 51-54 depending on conditions. I shot 54, one friend shot 55, the third shot 57. Damn, it was a good day.
Forum: Discs 07-21-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By charris414
FWIW ... you have to hunt down the test material...

FWIW ... you have to hunt down the test material G* leopard, TL, and teebirds ... They were flatter than the production runs, and slightly grippier. I have a test material teebird in my bag right...
Forum: Tournaments 07-17-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 15,985
Posted By charris414
I read through those media rights as well ... ...

I read through those media rights as well ...

While I have no problem with the intent of that document, and I actually think the basis for it is needed when it comes to filming top level events,...
Forum: Tournaments 07-17-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 15,985
Posted By charris414
First, I think Jussi has a clear vision for the...

First, I think Jussi has a clear vision for the future of disc golf. From "Deep in the Game" to the formation of Discmania, his course design, etc etc, I don't think anyone can doubt his love for...
Forum: Discs 07-16-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By charris414
pro destroyers are great for about 3-5 rounds ......

pro destroyers are great for about 3-5 rounds ... but the plastic beats in way too fast ... which is why Innova developed the star plastic
Forum: Tournaments 06-28-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 25,378
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: 306
Views: 25,378
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
Replies: 328
Views: 22,202
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: 2,515
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: 2,515
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: 5,070
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: 560
Views: 86,292
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
Replies: 760
Views: 145,762
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: 431
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: 24,713
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: 24,713
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: 1,200
Views: 95,873
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: 264
Views: 21,346
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: 1,200
Views: 95,873
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: 1,200
Views: 95,873
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: 760
Views: 145,762
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: 1,200
Views: 95,873
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: 1,200
Views: 95,873
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?
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