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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 06-29-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,089
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Orchard grass was developed for partial shade --...

Orchard grass was developed for partial shade -- the "orchard" refers to the fact that it grows well under orchard trees.

Grass that goes to seed dies. You mow it to keep force it to direct its...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 06-29-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 64,698
Posted By flatflip
Curious what Emerson Keith's track would look...

Curious what Emerson Keith's track would look like.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 26,340
Posted By flatflip
Yes, that disc is called a QMS, and it's still...

Yes, that disc is called a QMS, and it's still awesome.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 26,340
Posted By flatflip
To my knowledge, the only applicable patents are...

To my knowledge, the only applicable patents are for the bevel-edged flying disc (the eagle patent). Utility patents expire 20 years after the initial application, so it expired in 2003.

Dave D...
Forum: Discs 06-16-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 431,284
Posted By flatflip
I have a couple flatish champ glows from 2017...

I have a couple flatish champ glows from 2017 tournaments. -- best flat-to-hyzer thundys that I've thrown. I love them for a low forehand line.

My plain champs (McBeths) started out more...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-09-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By flatflip
I like to do SW's doorframe drill with a heavy...

I like to do SW's doorframe drill with a heavy band attached to a post to get this stretch/engagement.

Medicine balls on ropes (what some people refer to as a power rope) is good to play with to...
Forum: Discs 06-04-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,675
Posted By flatflip
Yes, an OLF is probably what you want, especially...

Yes, an OLF is probably what you want, especially if the firebird feels good in your hand. As well, the domier star FBs are not quite as OS as the flat champs. My guess is that the roller issue would...
Forum: Discs 06-03-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 160,334
Posted By flatflip
Bought 2. One was domed, one flat. I'd say go...

Bought 2. One was domed, one flat. I'd say go find one that meets yr specs at a B&M but nobody has them in stock, so buying a stack of F2s is not the worst strategy. You'll probably get at least one...
Forum: Other Gear 05-25-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By flatflip
I always wore adidas mundial teams and they...

I always wore adidas mundial teams and they worked great until I developed a lingering turf toe injury. Now I stick to my Danners -- sole stiffness is critical to prevent toe sprains. At least for my...
Forum: Discs 05-24-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 157,612
Posted By flatflip
I got a few of these F2s. Two were creamy opaque...

I got a few of these F2s. Two were creamy opaque patent number plastic, felt like late 11x/early 12x runs. One with a big pop top.

Two were shouldered and stiff, lustery like the ones that came...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-22-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,911
Posted By flatflip
How much advantage do lead cards have from the...

How much advantage do lead cards have from the placement of the catch cam?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-15-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,120
Posted By flatflip
There are two separate actions going on here: as...

There are two separate actions going on here: as he rises (kind of a standard standing up movement, the posterior chain engaging), his disc gets on line -- what Climo calls "painting the pole." He...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-14-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,472
Posted By flatflip
I guess that's all you need to do once you've...

I guess that's all you need to do once you've developed a reliable stroke and you know where it is going. I've heard pros talk about being able to see out of the side of their head. I'd love it if...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-13-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,472
Posted By flatflip
Dave Dunipace's advice that you want your body in...

Dave Dunipace's advice that you want your body in its most stable position at the hit point is a good one. If you need to track your disc to that point to maintain form, fine, but the only thing you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-11-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By flatflip
Nolan Grider was running seminars in the not too...

Nolan Grider was running seminars in the not too distant past. I haven't heard any feedback on them but he's one of the best golfers in the area. You can usually find him collecting everybody's lunch...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-11-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By flatflip
Awesome, thanks guys. I feel so spoiled...

Awesome, thanks guys.

I feel so spoiled with all the DG coverage available these days. So glad that I don't have to rewatch my dvd of the 2003 USDGC again any time I want to watch pro disc golf.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-11-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By flatflip
Disc Speed Measurements on Central Coast Coverage

One of the fun things about CCDG's coverage is the "Disc Speed" counter that flashes on every drive.

Does anyone know how they are measuring it?

Do they have someone out there with a radar...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-05-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,910
Posted By flatflip
Discraft just put out a video showing the shiny...

Discraft just put out a video showing the shiny new injection molding machines they just bought.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-30-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,949
Posted By flatflip
Yeah, you'll see a few innova players throwing...

Yeah, you'll see a few innova players throwing Millennium. Kinda like McBeth putting the P2 while he was Innova's poster boy.

The Draco actually is a Calvin signature disc. Philo throws Quasars...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-27-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,508
Posted By flatflip
So someone (Doc Turner) ran off with a $60K...

So someone (Doc Turner) ran off with a $60K tournament kitty plus sponsorships, PDGA does nothing but put their name on a list, and you tell me that they are scared of lawyers? Seems like they are...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-19-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By flatflip
Flex is good but it would help if you got more...

Flex is good but it would help if you got more weight into the brace, which may require some strengthening (and some slowing down).
Recommend pushing off your rear toe instead of heel to get a more...
Forum: Discs 04-18-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,123
Posted By flatflip
Chariot, MD3, or 1.8 QMS

Chariot, MD3, or 1.8 QMS
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-17-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,967
Posted By flatflip
Probably as well as the person has trained in no...

Probably as well as the person has trained in no holds barred combat, which translates to a "puncher's chance." I don't know how well he'd stand up to someone who has spent a lot of time cultivating...
Forum: Discs 04-15-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,246
Posted By flatflip
Yeah, you gotta put both cheeks into it but they...

Yeah, you gotta put both cheeks into it but they are super reliable. I don't throw a ton of mad OS stuff but it's good to have something with a nice hard bite in the bag. Great rim for rolling, too.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-10-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 30,938
Posted By flatflip
Sorry, the brace is at the front leg. Think...

Sorry, the brace is at the front leg.

Think what I meant to say is there is still tension in the exterior oblique sling from the back leg to the front shoulder. I think of this tension as the...
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