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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,040
Posted By Spinthrift
Definitely the roller, because. . . Do you...

Definitely the roller, because. . .

Do you know why throwing rollers is like dating strippers?
It's great fun but you never know what you'll be left with.

Ba-boom.
Forum: Other Gear 06-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By Spinthrift
Yeah, got a couple and the quality is such that...

Yeah, got a couple and the quality is such that the longer you own it the better it works. The pivots are smoother and the seat fabric folds so much easier. I turn the plastic feet to a new contact...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Spinthrift
Coming to Am Worlds? If so, I'll take that bet,...

Coming to Am Worlds? If so, I'll take that bet, for any of Charlotte's fine brews. I'll prefer a porter. ;)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Spinthrift
I agree weight less than that of a penny is...

I agree weight less than that of a penny is undetectable, but the issue for me is not the difference in 2 grams; it's the difference in 10 to 15 grams, at which there is a distinct difference in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Spinthrift
A fair point, though for my bag I seek the full...

A fair point, though for my bag I seek the full stability range (US-OS) in lighter discs I throw hard. Whether I need the Deflector's overstability is unknown until I can throw one in my weight...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-20-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Spinthrift
While the rest of me feels considerably younger,...

While the rest of me feels considerably younger, my right arm turns 68 this year.

The other reason is, being on the waaaay downside of the age/performance index, it's much easier to snap a 167...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-20-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Spinthrift
Excited about the Deflector, then thoroughly...

Excited about the Deflector, then thoroughly disappointed to pre-order one at 167-68 just to be told they are being offered above 170 only. Greeeeeeaaaaaat - the company that makes the best...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-14-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,585
Posted By Spinthrift
Go ahead on!! You're in a great position. I...

Go ahead on!!
You're in a great position. I started playing at 57 and turn 68 this year. The sport filled a need for me, and in a way keeps me young, with many of my best buds being 20-40 years my...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-11-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By Spinthrift
City, State: Charlotte Disc Golf Club, Charlotte,...

City, State: Charlotte Disc Golf Club, Charlotte, NC - 400+ members

Club Origin: non-profit group

Annual Dues: $25

Package: Bag tag, choice of premium disc, discounted entry to league...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 03-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Spinthrift
MJ (BTW, those initials resonant very well around...

MJ (BTW, those initials resonant very well around here),

Mark is a great resource for you. And even if you don't yet own a disc, you are welcome to tag along with us at Sugaw Creek Am League this...
Forum: Discs 02-01-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 305,106
Posted By Spinthrift
I've got 7 or 8 of them, and like the other...

I've got 7 or 8 of them, and like the other fellas said, they're kinda all over the map. If you can find the ones molded 3-4 years ago they are uniformly stable. The newer ones may be flippy or...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 12-08-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,496
Posted By Spinthrift
Info here: ...

Info here:
https://www.pdga.com/documents/2018-pdga-disc-golf-world-championships/2018-pdga-amateur-world-championships-invitation
Forum: Discs 10-30-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,037
Posted By Spinthrift
My question is, how can a player have truly...

My question is, how can a player have truly productive field work without multiples of at least their key molds? I strongly believe most improvements come on the practice range, not on the course....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-17-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,544
Posted By Spinthrift
A helpful hint from People's Pharmacy on treating...

A helpful hint from People's Pharmacy on treating fire ant stings - white vinegar.
https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2014/04/14/vinegar-stars-as-surprising-antidote-to-sting-of-fire-ants/
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-12-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,544
Posted By Spinthrift
Sometimes small mounds are hidden in long grass....

Sometimes small mounds are hidden in long grass. The first giveaway that you've stepped on a fire ant mound is the ground under your foot feels spongy or soft. I've gotten to where as soon as my foot...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-09-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,654
Posted By Spinthrift
Not really. Closest thing is probably yearly Am...

Not really. Closest thing is probably yearly Am Worlds with its Fly Mart, or BG Ams.
Forum: Other Gear 10-05-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,503
Posted By Spinthrift
I've been using the Dr. Scholl's sport insoles...

I've been using the Dr. Scholl's sport insoles for years and have been pleased.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-28-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,396
Posted By Spinthrift
I tend to agree it's too many divisions, but I...

I tend to agree it's too many divisions, but I understand why it makes sense for some, especially at the upper ages. From personal experience I can tell you the decline in most performance factors...
Forum: Other Gear 09-28-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By Spinthrift
This is what I use. They work great, and you...

This is what I use. They work great, and you can't beat this price:
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Sterilite-20-Quart-18-9-Liter-Storage-Box-Case-of-6/44785794
Forum: Discs 09-25-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 441,459
Posted By Spinthrift
Looking at their Stock at a Glance order forms,...

Looking at their Stock at a Glance order forms, on 9/20 Innova West had P-PDs in stock from 170-175g, and on 9/22 Innova East was out of stock of all P-PDs.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-19-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 269,454
Posted By Spinthrift
Whaddaya mean?!? Everyone knows you line it with...

Whaddaya mean?!? Everyone knows you line it with aluminum foil first.
Forum: Other Gear 08-14-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,066
Posted By Spinthrift
DD and Innova stools are the same, with both made...

DD and Innova stools are the same, with both made by Camp Time. That said, whichever one you can find with the mesh seat is better than the solid canvas seat -- cooler and dries quicker.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-27-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,502
Posted By Spinthrift
I'm lucky to live in a region with a robust group...

I'm lucky to live in a region with a robust group of GMs and Sr. GMs. At 67, I'm also fortunate to still be competitive with 40- and 50-year-olds around here. I usually register as MG1 or MS1, but...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-28-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,743
Posted By Spinthrift
Rising Discraft pro Austin Turner, 1015 rated,...

Rising Discraft pro Austin Turner, 1015 rated, finished 7th at Pro Worlds.
Forum: Course Development 05-11-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,560
Posted By Spinthrift
The cheapest, fastest, most effective DIY I've...

The cheapest, fastest, most effective DIY I've seen is using dayglo duct tape or aisle tape (better). Picture looking down at the bottom of the basket and seeing the metal ribs extending from the...
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