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Forum: The Marketplace Yesterday, 11:59 PM
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Posted By aphilso1
I have a 165 Neutron Wave that's bright yellow. ...

I have a 165 Neutron Wave that's bright yellow. Probably 7/10 or so. I prefer Plasmas rather than Neutrons, but I've always held onto it as a backup.

I've never sold discs online so might need...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 726
Posted By aphilso1
My thoughts exactly. I love seasonal changes. ...

My thoughts exactly. I love seasonal changes. Frankly, the only season that really annoys me is summer (sine anything I can do in 100* weather is something I can also do in 70* weather but much...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 827
Posted By aphilso1
This reminds me of what I used to say after a...

This reminds me of what I used to say after a shank in my ball golf days -- "please don't be an insurance claim"
Forum: Discs Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By aphilso1
I, too, hate the hand feel of Roc3's. I switched...

I, too, hate the hand feel of Roc3's. I switched from a Roc3/RocX3 combo to a Verdict/Emac Truth combo a little over a year ago. I really think the Verdict is as overstable as you need for what you...
Forum: Discs 11-07-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 964
Posted By aphilso1
beat-in discs vs. naturally US molds

I have a conundrum. I bag a couple Raiders, and I really, really like them. They're super comfortable in the hand and generally go where I want. I also bag a pop-top Star Shryke. It's not as...
Forum: Discs 11-02-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,302
Posted By aphilso1
My ratios change a little based on course length,...

My ratios change a little based on course length, but generally speaking:

3 throwing putters
5 mids
5 fairways
3 control drivers
3 max distance drivers
Forum: Discs 11-01-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,667
Posted By aphilso1
There's a huge difference between a domey pop-top...

There's a huge difference between a domey pop-top Star Wraith and a Pro Wraith. That's probably the biggest stability gap within a mold that I've experienced.
Forum: Discs 10-30-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,294
Posted By aphilso1
I had the same struggles for a while with hand...

I had the same struggles for a while with hand feel on putters. Turns out that shallow putters just feel better for driving in my hand.

The suggestion to try the Maiden seems spot on, assuming...
Forum: Discs 10-27-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 78,392
Posted By aphilso1
I've owned three Envies all in max weight --...

I've owned three Envies all in max weight -- Eclipse, Neutron, and Neutron Soft. Obviously this is a very limited sample size, but my Eclipse has more HSS than my N Soft. My Neutron was the most...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-23-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By aphilso1
Ogden and the greater Northern Utah area

I just accepted a job offer in the Ogden area, and am starting to really scope out the disc golf courses nearby. Will likely live somewhere in either southern Weber County or northern Davis County. ...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-14-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,605
Posted By aphilso1
Allowing a few groups to play through doesn't...

Allowing a few groups to play through doesn't correct the problem, it just mitigates a small amount of the impact. That's the equivalent of a little old lady going 15 mph below the speed limit on a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-13-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,605
Posted By aphilso1
I'm pretty similar to you. My dad is also a...

I'm pretty similar to you. My dad is also a really solid golfer (high 70's/low 80s) and at this point the only time I play golf is to spend time with him. I much prefer disc golf for some of the...
Forum: Discs 10-12-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 97,030
Posted By aphilso1
I really don't need a new Zone. I always bag a...

I really don't need a new Zone. I always bag a Ti, supplement with a JB about 50% of the time, and have backups for both. But that video sells the Zflx really well. And personally I do like...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-11-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,139
Posted By aphilso1
That Proton Ion turned out awesome! The others...

That Proton Ion turned out awesome! The others look solid too, but that P Ion looks even better than new. Glad it worked out for you! And hope the difference in grip doesn't bother you too much. ...
Forum: Discs 10-11-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By aphilso1
That is sound logic. Personally, I'm more...

That is sound logic. Personally, I'm more comfortable manipulating release angle with putters and mids, while drivers I try to release all roughly the same and let the disc do the work. So my bag...
Forum: Discs 10-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,709
Posted By aphilso1
I wouldn't go the Warrant route. If the Evidence...

I wouldn't go the Warrant route. If the Evidence isn't understable enough, a Tursas is a much more reliable flip machine than a Warrant in my experience. Warrants were bizarre. The rim felt too...
Forum: Discs 10-08-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,709
Posted By aphilso1
Biofuzion Truth or Fuzion Evidence.

Biofuzion Truth or Fuzion Evidence.
Forum: Discs 10-08-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By aphilso1
I 100% agree with this. I tried bagging an...

I 100% agree with this. I tried bagging an Electron Envy instead of a Proxy, and one bad tree hit drastically changed the flight characteristics. Plus, the Electron Envy actually feels different in...
Forum: Discs 10-08-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 97,030
Posted By aphilso1
My Jawbreaker Zone experience is similar to...

My Jawbreaker Zone experience is similar to mshelton's above. I'm RHBH dominant, with a very sloppy forehand that is used exclusively for upshots. I like the beat JB Zone better than a...
Forum: Discs 10-07-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3,466
Views: 567,553
Posted By aphilso1
Y'all rock! I'm hoping I get the job in Ft...

Y'all rock! I'm hoping I get the job in Ft Collins and become your new neighbor. :)
Forum: Discs 10-07-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,155
Posted By aphilso1
I'd bag an Envy if I were you. An Envy feels...

I'd bag an Envy if I were you. An Envy feels identical in the hand to a Proxy to me. If you blindfold yourself, I bet you can't tell which is which. So if you're looking to add a disc that likely...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-06-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By aphilso1
Yeah, I really liked Ft Collins when I was there...

Yeah, I really liked Ft Collins when I was there for a week earlier this year. And Estes/RMNP is one of my favorite places on earth, so there's definitely a lot to love about the area surrounding...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-05-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By aphilso1
Dang, that's unfortunate. I typically play a...

Dang, that's unfortunate. I typically play a quick 18 holes after work 3-4 times per week as a way to stay active. It'd be tough to justify driving an hour out of town on a weeknight (especially...
Forum: Discs 10-05-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,466
Views: 567,553
Posted By aphilso1
Is there any plan for Discmania to help establish...

Is there any plan for Discmania to help establish a few more courses in the Wellington/Ft Collins area? I have a particular interest because I might be moving to that area, but the quantity and...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-05-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 74,139
Posted By aphilso1
No problem man! Answers above.

No problem man! Answers above.
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