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Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-22-2020, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Tinkles
So I changed my grip to be more standard I think....

So I changed my grip to be more standard I think. What I was doing is similar to what Uli does only I would take my grip and then adjust slightly so the back of the disc went below the crease in my...
Forum: Discs 01-22-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,040
Posted By Tinkles
Any new input on this disc? For folks who have...

Any new input on this disc? For folks who have been throwing them a while, how does it compare to a DDx, DD3, Destroyer?
Forum: Discs 01-21-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,508
Posted By Tinkles
Any updated thoughts or reviews of this disc?

Any updated thoughts or reviews of this disc?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-17-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Tinkles
Question wrist position relative to the disc - I...

Question wrist position relative to the disc - I guess really relative to your humerus. If I do the door frame drill but with a counter top, my hand/wrist/forearm angle isn't perpendicular to the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-17-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Tinkles
Disc Golf in Google Trends

Was looking at some graphs to see how the exposure of Disc Golf was impacting searches online over the last 15 years. Peak was 2016 with a slight downward trend at the top though the bottom seems to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-10-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Tinkles
Yes, it is really cool to see. I was comparing...

Yes, it is really cool to see. I was comparing mids and noticed their MD3 model had it seem to lift higher than other mids causing it to hyzer out earlier. The destroyer model is also considerably...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-09-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Tinkles
The Disc Lab

Anyone here affiliated with this site? https://thedisclab.com/

Looks like it was launched last year with a lot of great information, analysis, and tools providing some objective data for us nerds...
Forum: Discs 01-06-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 49,951
Posted By Tinkles
I have a few K3 that are seasoned. They are both...

I have a few K3 that are seasoned. They are both very flat topped and were definitely less stable than K2. I didn't like the K2 but use K3 a lot. I couldn't deal with the K2 floppiness feeling on...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-02-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Tinkles
I also feel like MJ has a more index finger...

I also feel like MJ has a more index finger forward grip in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pO5zH_jQYjQ&feature=emb_logo
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-02-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Tinkles
Too late to edit but wanted to add that I feel...

Too late to edit but wanted to add that I feel like my current finger forward grip is a fork grip version of the Robbie Bratten grip. I dont think you can have a thumb forward placement with that...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-02-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Tinkles
Grip Question - Thumb Forward vs Finger Forward

So Im trying to understand where your thumb is supposed to be and I think a big part of it is where you put your index finger. I tend to move my index finger forward which is kind of like the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-23-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,639
Posted By Tinkles
I appreciate all the thorough responses here. I...

I appreciate all the thorough responses here. I was just reading a reach back timing thread and realized my whole timing is fubar which is consistent with your feedback here. This damn game...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 12-23-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By Tinkles
So.... how important is this timing? I was...

So.... how important is this timing? I was watching some coverage of McBeth and noticed that he seemed to turn much later than I do and I came searching the forums and found this thread. Im...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-22-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,734
Posted By Tinkles
I agree with whoever says that Ricky appears to...

I agree with whoever says that Ricky appears to throw this way. Its cold and wet here in Atlanta so I couldnt try anything outside yet but I can screw around in my living room. Using my left side...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-22-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,639
Posted By Tinkles
Sorry for wall of text and lack of apostrophes...

Sorry for wall of text and lack of apostrophes but my keyboard sucks.

I was looking at this gif and me trying to apply it to a horizontal plane is where I kind of am as a thrower right now. Then,...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-15-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinkles
Yeah, I think most of us in general lose...

Yeah, I think most of us in general lose performance as temps approach or drop below freezing. Especially as I get older...

From that post, the elevation component seems inconsistent with the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-15-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinkles
That's interesting to know. I was thinking more...

That's interesting to know. I was thinking more a long the lines of around a 40-50 degree difference which would be even smaller.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-15-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinkles
Also not a physicist, but my thought was that...

Also not a physicist, but my thought was that higher glide = (generally) higher drag so in cold weather, a 4 glide disc might fly closer to a warm weather 6 glide disc. I was thinking that throwing...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinkles
Move to lower glide discs in winter?

I was thinking about how the denser air creates more lift and drag on a disc and whether I should look at using something with less glide than my FDs and Wraiths in winter. Maybe replacing Wraiths...
Forum: Discs 11-15-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,193
Posted By Tinkles
Where do y'all play normally?

Where do y'all play normally?
Forum: Discs 11-15-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,193
Posted By Tinkles
I get where you are coming from with the FD. I...

I get where you are coming from with the FD. I love this disc but also feel like the glide can make it a little touchy sometimes.
Forum: Discs 11-14-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,193
Posted By Tinkles
Dude, this is like scary similar! Found my disc...

Dude, this is like scary similar! Found my disc golf doppelganger.

I was actually using a P2 prior to finding the Reko, a star Caiman prior to the Zone, and the 2nd star wraith I carry (also most...
Forum: Discs 11-14-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,193
Posted By Tinkles
350'-400' throwers, what discs do you throw and why?

I thought people of similar arm speeds could share what they use and why as I’m always on the lookout for more discs and ideas. Hopefully there are some over-sharers out here.

Context

Play...
Forum: Discs 11-08-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,803
Posted By Tinkles
Great minds... What are you throwing?

Great minds... What are you throwing?
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 11-08-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,487
Posted By Tinkles
Wow this was really helpful to me. When I look...

Wow this was really helpful to me. When I look at McBeth I have always thought we were standing roughly the same, but I definitely keep my hips more facing the target and have a very inconsistent...
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