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Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-18-2018, 12:01 AM
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Posted By Alexplz
https://youtu.be/QjJcLxYsr1Y Here's a...

https://youtu.be/QjJcLxYsr1Y

Here's a somewhat recent throw. This was before I changed my footwork and started heel pivoting, so ignore that.
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-17-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Alexplz
Nose up issues

I did a little field work with an Escape today and saw some really nice flights when I could keep the nose down. I know when I let that nose creep up I'm leaving a ton of distance on the table when...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-17-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,426
Posted By Alexplz
This was your 1000th nice :hfive:

This was your 1000th nice :hfive:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-17-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,426
Posted By Alexplz
100% this. To this day I have never successfully...

100% this. To this day I have never successfully executed a true spike hyzer - I always get more right-to-left drift (RHBH) and ground action than I want. On the contrary, grenades with something...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-17-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,426
Posted By Alexplz
All else held equal, I will reach for something...

All else held equal, I will reach for something stable and get to the pin with a slight hyzer. How many times out of 100 is this an option though? Not many of my rounds are played in an open field.
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Forum: Bag Suggestions & Feedback 04-16-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 30,785
Posted By Alexplz
Do you feel that the seasoned Harps overlap with...

Do you feel that the seasoned Harps overlap with the more fresh thrower Wizards? If not, why?

I have a mental block where I feel odd having overlap between worn BT harps and stable/OS old school...
Forum: Discs 04-16-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By Alexplz
Man, Shryke throwers or those looking to build a...

Man, Shryke throwers or those looking to build a distance lineup with Shrykes would probably be excited to hear that in theory, they have a more-stable Shryke in the same mold.
Forum: Discs 04-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,992
Posted By Alexplz
Or, the unthinkable, that Discraft has pulled the...

Or, the unthinkable, that Discraft has pulled the number 10 out of thin air :|

I try my best to look only at rim width when it comes to drivers and speed.
Forum: Discs 04-13-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,681
Posted By Alexplz
I think all overstable discs have to sort of...

I think all overstable discs have to sort of prove their worth over just throwing a firebird or distance driver... after all, a firebird ends left too, right??

I think stuff like a harp gets the...
Forum: Discs 04-13-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,926
Posted By Alexplz
Man the number of potentially appropriate...

Man the number of potentially appropriate throwing putters is completely off the rails these days. I have found myself trying to impose guidelines like "OK, I prefer a shallow, beaded putter for...
Forum: Discs 04-13-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,926
Posted By Alexplz
Have you tried the Macana? Squashed Dagger...

Have you tried the Macana? Squashed Dagger (Wizard)
Forum: Discs 04-12-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,525
Posted By Alexplz
I wonder if a later run of star thundies will be...

I wonder if a later run of star thundies will be in line with the typical stability expectation of MF+glow / champ / star / pro etc.

I prefer star plastic over champ (although jolly launcher is...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 04-11-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,379
Posted By Alexplz
Well one necro bump deserves another, so here's...

Well one necro bump deserves another, so here's my unsolicited 2c:

You mention that FHing mids and putters feels weird - yeah, FH can be a little more susceptible to feeling awkward at first than...
Forum: Discs 04-11-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,010
Posted By Alexplz
I'm actually interested in a slower beat up...

I'm actually interested in a slower beat up teebird - I see that the JLS is actually rated something like 8/5/-2/1, but with the Whippet wing I would have figured something slower like a 6. Am I just...
Forum: Discs 04-11-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,121
Posted By Alexplz
That's funny, I always wanted the flight of an...

That's funny, I always wanted the flight of an aviar PnA (or the like) with the same feel as a rhyno. I understand Franks' frustration. :doh:
Forum: Discs 04-10-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 149,198
Posted By Alexplz
The DD Prime, and by extension I would imagine...

The DD Prime, and by extension I would imagine the Retro and Origio, discs apparently start very overstable in overstable molds. Now that I take a closer look though, it doesn't look like any of the...
Forum: Discs 04-10-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By Alexplz
I sent an email to infinite asking what mold...

I sent an email to infinite asking what mold parts were used, that people on here were supposing parts of the katana or shryke...

Received an email reply from a Todd with Infinite - "It is closer...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-10-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Alexplz
It might helpful to know what you putt with and...

It might helpful to know what you putt with and how - you say beaded so probably something deep, unless it's a Judge.

Feldberg grips the rim with his pinky and pulls the dang thing in so it's...
Forum: Discs 04-10-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,121
Posted By Alexplz
I say make your discs work for you, not the other...

I say make your discs work for you, not the other way around. If you feel like your putting putter is not cutting the mustard any more because it's too beat up, get one that does, or switch molds,...
Forum: Discs 04-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,148
Posted By Alexplz
OP mentioned he gave up rocs due to not wanting...

OP mentioned he gave up rocs due to not wanting to fuss with base plastic. I would recommend some variant of Comet here, possibly a max weight ESP if you want something to turn a little right off the...
Forum: Discs 04-10-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,148
Posted By Alexplz
Curious, what plastic would you recommend one...

Curious, what plastic would you recommend one season, assuming you are buying one fresh off the shelf?
Forum: Bag Suggestions & Feedback 04-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By Alexplz
Bag update for start of season. I've been able to...

Bag update for start of season. I've been able to play more quick rounds than I usually get to as I have gone a couple times on lunch to the local course. Still attempting to stick with more...
Forum: Discs 04-06-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By Alexplz
I've often wondered why people don't just throw a...

I've often wondered why people don't just throw a star teebird over a pricey 2nd run FD. Either way, I love the idea of retooling failed molds, gives us another option that makes us wonder "wait, why...
Forum: Discs 04-06-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By Alexplz
Yo every time I hear "discs are meant to be...

Yo every time I hear "discs are meant to be thrown" my eyes about roll out of my head. I have 3 wallhangers in my office - I think they look better than another inspirational poster and they are good...
Forum: Discs 04-05-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,638
Posted By Alexplz
Will consider bringing a champ tern and maybe a...

Will consider bringing a champ tern and maybe a GStar out when appropriate, thanks. Can't say enough good things about the mold.
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