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Old 06-13-2011, 02:52 PM
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headwinds provide more glide (more flippiness/less fade and more disc speed)

tailwinds provide less glide (straighter flight/harder fade and less disc speed)
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:53 PM
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drink more fluids
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:17 PM
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To expand on what optidiscic said, here's a good article full of useful information:

http://www.discraft.com/res_wind06_p1.html

Read that then go to a field and throw a ton of drives. You'll figure it out eventually.
What a great and helpful article!!! Many thanks!
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:19 PM
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drink more fluids
What tha???
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:23 PM
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Hmm. It gets pretty windy down here in SW Florida. Generaly speaking keep them low, and throw heavier discs.
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:24 PM
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All that plus don't even THINK about a roller
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:30 PM
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What tha???
you don't want dehydration
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:31 PM
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All that plus don't even THINK about a roller
unless you know how to use the wind for your rollers. It's nice to have mastered both a forehand and backhand roller
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:37 PM
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unless you know how to use the wind for your rollers. It's nice to have mastered both a forehand and backhand roller
Exactly. I love to throw rollers when there's a good wind pushing up on the bottom of the disc.
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:48 PM
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you don't want dehydration
you don't spit into the wind,
you don't pull the mask of the ole Long Ranger,
and you don't mess around with Slim...
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