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Forum: Discs Today, 02:04 PM
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Posted By BillFleming
This is one of my issues with the smaller disc...

This is one of my issues with the smaller disc companies. They tend to have their discs go out of production/retired more frequently since they have to focus on the Return on Investment.

I try to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy Today, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 590
Posted By BillFleming
I have to keep reminding myself as I learn and...

I have to keep reminding myself as I learn and work on improving....putting is the most important thing.

Anything else is just getting close enough to putt.

You can only throw 150 feet,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By BillFleming
[QUOTE=swhite;3661160]Innova disc golf starter...

[QUOTE=swhite;3661160]Innova disc golf starter set, 160-180g at Amazon.com.
Destroyers and 180g discs do not seem like good choices for a starter set.

Seems like more of a 'grow into' set. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,329
Posted By BillFleming
I really believe this....I know it has taken me a...

I really believe this....I know it has taken me a while to get over it (although I'm still not completely over it).

"I can't throw this disc and I'm not getting the distance/accuracy I want. Let...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By BillFleming
Do what I should have done...start with just the...

Do what I should have done...start with just the putter and midrange. Get used to them and work on your form. Once you are at the point where the discs are going where you want them to and you can...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,329
Posted By BillFleming
I guess I'm just lucky....I have about 70 discs...

I guess I'm just lucky....I have about 70 discs in my closet that I don't throw (yet) and my wife just bought me another disc to try out (Innova Roadrunner - I've been mentioning I'd like to try one).
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,329
Posted By BillFleming
Thanks, I'll have to check that out. I know of...

Thanks, I'll have to check that out. I know of one tree I'd like to take a chainsaw to....
Forum: Technique & Strategy Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By BillFleming
I'm 61 with scoliosis (my spine curves the wrong...

I'm 61 with scoliosis (my spine curves the wrong way). I don't have back pain when doing a lot of putting....here's why....

I stretch before practicing/playing (see YouTube Disc Golf Strong).
I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,329
Posted By BillFleming
I'm still pretty inconsistent and lose discs. So...

I'm still pretty inconsistent and lose discs. So for me....I buy discs for all the reasons listed.
I've lost discs that I threw well, so I replace them.
I'll have someone tell me I need to try...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 11-23-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By BillFleming
Yes.....that simple...yes it does. I have...

Yes.....that simple...yes it does.

I have scoliosis (my spine curves side to side), so if I carry something on one shoulder for a long time (especially doing the pick it up, put it down...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,091
Posted By BillFleming
and now the poll is there....I guess I clicked on...

and now the poll is there....I guess I clicked on the post too soon.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,091
Posted By BillFleming
OOOOO, you jinxed him. Your wording put it out...

OOOOO, you jinxed him. Your wording put it out to the universe before the fact. "now.....get....be home free"; those are all BEFORE the fact words/statements. You 'niced' him from the future. :)...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,578
Posted By BillFleming
I have an issue with depth perception, so I...

I have an issue with depth perception, so I definitely understand your pain. Besides under/over estimating the distance, I have found that, unlike ball golf, you can rarely walk in a straight line...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,576
Posted By BillFleming
I have depth perception issues also and can't...

I have depth perception issues also and can't tell distances very well. I wish I had a way to look and know how far out 200 feet is. That would help my game incredibly. I don't care about the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,576
Posted By BillFleming
Dang! I know it's multiply. Only thing I can...

Dang! I know it's multiply. Only thing I can think of is that I was posting after reading the OP post about dividing and that got stuck in my mind.

Math is hard! :) Especially when you aren't...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,576
Posted By BillFleming
The only issue I see with a 'range finder' app...

The only issue I see with a 'range finder' app for disc golf is that there can be multiple basket positions. You would have to have a way to input/pick which position the basket is in.

Ball...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,576
Posted By BillFleming
They do have a place, but mainly they slow down...

They do have a place, but mainly they slow down the pace of play. I have one (from ball golf) and don't use it for disc golf. I'm not consistent/accurate enough where I need to know exact distance...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By BillFleming
You also have to remember a disc will fly...

You also have to remember a disc will fly differently depending on if you throw it backhand or forehand. You could quickly get a lot of markings on your discs. Backhand - glides long, hard left. ...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-16-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,576
Posted By BillFleming
The majority of range finders were designed for...

The majority of range finders were designed for ball golf or hunters and only show yards. The only one, that I'm aware of, to show feet is the one developed by Bushnell for disc golf and that isn't...
Forum: Course Design 11-16-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By BillFleming
If the 'landing' area can't be uniform (for...

If the 'landing' area can't be uniform (for whatever reason), try to take things like common wind direction, approach direction, etc into consideration. An offset landing area should benefit the...
Forum: Course Design 11-16-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By BillFleming
Yeah, don't do that! Sideways baskets are much...

Yeah, don't do that! Sideways baskets are much more harder to hit than elevated baskets. :)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-16-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By BillFleming
When I started out, I drew the flight path on the...

When I started out, I drew the flight path on the bottom of the disc (similar to what you find at InfiniteDiscs, etc). I don't need that information any more as I've gotten used to my discs and as...
Forum: Course Design 11-16-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By BillFleming
Whatever you do, try to make the elevated...

Whatever you do, try to make the elevated platform disc friendly. There's very little worse than getting close to the basket, but having the disc marred/damaged from hitting something solid. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-16-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,176
Posted By BillFleming
No it's not reasonable, but if a disc is...

No it's not reasonable, but if a disc is included, it should be something that has a good chance of being usable to the player. AMs get player's packs - why does the disc always seem to be a high...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-16-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 799
Posted By BillFleming
While I haven't played a glow round...I...

While I haven't played a glow round...I understand that most times glow sticks are taped to the basket so they can be seen.
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