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Old 09-01-2015, 11:52 PM
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Has anyone tried or is currently subscribed to any disc golf membership? If so, what has your experience been with them and which one is them. I've seen a few out there, some offering 3-5 discs a month for $40 plus "swag". Others are 2 disc plus gear for $29. I'm finding there's a few companies offering these deals, but wanted to hear from some guys that have had experiences with them. Thank
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Old 09-02-2015, 12:06 AM
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You mean a service like Disc 2 Door?

And if you click that link, well you'll see how well that went over.

Don't know why anyone would subscribe to any of these services that dictate when you get discs, how many, and sometimes which ones you can get, when its so easy to acquire plastic without those "Columbia House-esque" strings attached. This ain't the 80's. You got better options.
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Old 09-02-2015, 12:38 AM
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3-5 discs a month for $40 doesn't really sound like a deal, especially if you have no say in what you are getting.
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i buy 2 - 5 discs per month in the peak season...

in the color, weight, mold and plastic i prefer...
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Old 09-02-2015, 03:16 AM
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Always hope DG-related companies succeed, but this subscription idea baffles me.
Don't see the need or the advantage, but there's probably someone out there that might benefit.

If they could guarantee me a collectible or first-run or something unique, I might take a second look.
The big disc companies require that you buy sizable minimums (I believe) in order to get or make exclusives, so it's hard on a small company starting out to make those guarantees.
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Old 09-02-2015, 01:02 PM
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I have bought plenty of discs that I ended up not liking or using (and that was with me picking what I wanted)...paying for random discs would greatly increase my odds of getting discs I did not want.
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Not saying I would subscribe to any disc service like this, but I am subscribed to "Mystery tackle box" which is a fishing version.


The allure of it all for me, is in trying new, different things I wouldn't normally buy, or maybe just never thought to buy.

The fishing box is much cheaper too....
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Sounds like a way to dump extra stock that doesnt sell lol.
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All good and valid points. Thanks for saving me some money.
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Always hope DG-related companies succeed, but this subscription idea baffles me.
Kind of reminds me of Columbia House, but without the 10 for a penny deal.
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