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Old 04-09-2013, 02:22 PM
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Whats the love with Sweedish Plastic?

I just threw my first Lat 64 (Flow) and it felt beautiful coming out. Picked up a gold line online today. It felt very stable and I got good rips, it even seemed to hide my OAT problems. Is this why people seem to be trending toward the Sweeds? Is is just that simple?
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:19 PM
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[QUOTE=JonCatch;1942013]Whats the love with Sweedish Plastic?

I just threw my first Lat 64 (Flow) and it felt beautiful coming out. Picked up a gold line online today. It felt very stable and I got good rips, it even seemed to hide my OAT problems. Is this why people seem to be trending toward the Sweeds? Is is just that simple?[/QUOTE]

Pretty much. Not to mention the company's consistency, the awesome GL colors, discs that rock, etc., etc.
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:23 PM
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Okay. Time to just throw it out there. I just got back from an open football field, and I threw for a good hour, and I took y'all's advice and contrary to what I wanted...left my blizzard ape and destroyer in my bag.
I threw a:
DX Wolf
x2 DX Wraith
Pro Hydra
Z Xpress
Wham-O Fairway
DX TeeBird
Star Lycan
S Karma
Champion Roc3
Elite X Avenger

I found out that I CAN'T throw a Roc. Literally. At all
Also, I was most accurate and was throwing around 60yds consistently with my Hydra.
I couldn't throw my DX Wraiths more than 60yds and they had such a heavy hyzer that I wanted to burn them
I threw my Avenger and Xpress decently
I threw my TeeBird about 75-80yds everytime
I threw my Fairway about 85yds everytime
I had good accuracy with my wolf, Lycan, and karma

Can someone help me with what this means.. Am I trying to throw discs above my "pay grade" or what? I'm very frustrated. I took out my steps and just focused on my RHBH form, but I still feel like I can't throw worth a darn.

Any suggestions? Sorry for the lengthy comment. Hehe
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:30 PM
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Yep, stick with the Teebird as your main driver and don't bother with faster stuff yet. The only thing the faster discs will do right now is frustrate you.
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:49 PM
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In the long run I would prefer a very simple bag. Possibly only 1-2 Driver molds in duplications of course in different degrees of wear, 1 Fairway and 1-2 Midrange similar to my drivers, multiple discs in different stages of wear and preferably one putter mold for Putting, Long/short/ Approaches ( guessing they would have to be in different weights, or degree's of wear as well to hit all marks)

My Main question, has this ever been discussed on potential tips/suggestions on making this happen? Or is this one of those things where you need to really put your time in, find the disc/discs that work for you and can easily manipulate the flight... right now for only playing for my ongoing 3rd year my bag seems a little intimidating. 7 driver molds, 3 midrange and only 1 putter mold but 3 at 173g and 2 at 175g.

Thanks for any assistance, I thought this would be the place to post my Noobie question
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:51 PM
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Yep, stick with the Teebird as your main driver and don't bother with faster stuff yet. The only thing the faster discs will do right now is frustrate you.
well agreed, I am no pro but I am just starting to handle more high speed drivers well enough and it has taken 2 years of form tweaking and loads of winter stand still practice here in MN to correct many flaws.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:25 PM
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I found out that I CAN'T throw a Roc. Literally. At all
Also, I was most accurate and was throwing around 60yds consistently with my Hydra.
I couldn't throw my DX Wraiths more than 60yds and they had such a heavy hyzer that I wanted to burn them
I threw my Avenger and Xpress decently
I threw my TeeBird about 75-80yds everytime
I threw my Fairway about 85yds everytime
I had good accuracy with my wolf, Lycan, and karma

Can someone help me with what this means.. Am I trying to throw discs above my "pay grade" or what? I'm very frustrated. I took out my steps and just focused on my RHBH form, but I still feel like I can't throw worth a darn.

Any suggestions? Sorry for the lengthy comment. Hehe
Sounds like you have the classic beginner flaw of nose up in your throw (stalling out and fading left) and you might not be getting anything faster than the mids up to much speed.

Check this out first to make sure your grip is correct. After that, peruse the Technique Sticky for more form related goodies. I would drop the Wolf immediately, it's a terrible disc (I don't say that about many discs). What's the Roc doing? Wobbling a lot or anything? But yeah, stick to the Teebird, Lycan and Karma for now.
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In the long run I would prefer a very simple bag. Possibly only 1-2 Driver molds in duplications of course in different degrees of wear, 1 Fairway and 1-2 Midrange similar to my drivers, multiple discs in different stages of wear and preferably one putter mold for Putting, Long/short/ Approaches ( guessing they would have to be in different weights, or degree's of wear as well to hit all marks)

My Main question, has this ever been discussed on potential tips/suggestions on making this happen? Or is this one of those things where you need to really put your time in, find the disc/discs that work for you and can easily manipulate the flight... right now for only playing for my ongoing 3rd year my bag seems a little intimidating. 7 driver molds, 3 midrange and only 1 putter mold but 3 at 173g and 2 at 175g.

Thanks for any assistance, I thought this would be the place to post my Noobie question
Oh god yes it's been discussed. Start here: Garublador's How to Build a Bag. What you're describing is known in our parlance as "mold minimalism." Related topics: "discing down" and "cycling." Search using those terms and you'll bring up a lot. If you want to weed through a lot of chaff, look that stuff up on discgolfreview.com/forums/.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:27 PM
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How to Build a Bag. What you're describing is known in our parlance as "mold minimalism." Related topics: "discing down" and "cycling." Search using those terms and you'll bring up a lot. If you want to weed through a lot of chaff, look that stuff up on discgolfreview.com/forums/.[/QUOTE]
Thank You good sir!
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:41 PM
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I see the PDGA's minimum number of holes for a C-tier event is 36. Can a single round, 18-hole tournament be sanctioned?

PDGA Tour Standards
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Old 04-10-2013, 05:38 PM
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Gummy Star Aviars

I figured I would post this here before creating a thread. Chances are I just haven't handled enough Star Aviars.
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I got an F2 Star Aviar that is gummy as hell(more gummy than my GMD1 from the proshop). Did they do a special run of these or is it just a fluke? I don't seem to recall stock Star Aviars being this gummy.

Also, there is a hair in the plastic lol
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