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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-11-2019, 09:55 AM
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Views: 2,067
Posted By thecandydan
Another one is The Labyrinth (Rolling Hills) in...

Another one is The Labyrinth (Rolling Hills) in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-31-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By thecandydan
Same here. X is my #1 and then my rooting...

Same here. X is my #1 and then my rooting interests are directly proportional to the team's distance from Cincy. I root for all the teams you listed . . . four of us went to UC for grad school.

I...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-31-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By thecandydan
You're a X fan too? One more thing we have in...

You're a X fan too? One more thing we have in common!

We've been season ticket holders for 35-40 years now (five of us in my family have gone to X).

You'll like this one . . . driving I-471...
Forum: Discs 10-30-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,395
Posted By thecandydan
How does the Flying Squirrel hold up over time? ...

How does the Flying Squirrel hold up over time? Does it beat it much?

I put one in my bag recently . . . I had been looking for something that flies like a beat-in X Comet (without the cycling)...
Forum: Course Design 10-26-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 210,248
Posted By thecandydan
Is this blood new (young) enough for you? In the...

Is this blood new (young) enough for you? In the second pic he's crossing over the bridge he helped build. We used scrap pallet lumber from work and some 4x4's that we had laying around.

Our...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-21-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,838
Posted By thecandydan
Your course is great and so was meeting you! ...

Your course is great and so was meeting you!

Was Fred the HOF who came on Sun? If so, that was high praise indeed.

And I can personally confirm that guy and his kid played a round on Sunday in...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 10-11-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 753
Posted By thecandydan
If I'm ever on death row, my last supper request...

If I'm ever on death row, my last supper request will be a rack of Montgomery Inn ribs with a side of saratoga chips.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-05-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 727,699
Posted By thecandydan
Check out post #3282 on this thread . . . :) ...

Check out post #3282 on this thread . . . :)

Oh, and you didn't miss anything with the Jawbreaker Comets. They are flippy (which is fine if that's what you want) but they aren't durable and warp...
Forum: Discs 09-06-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 274,198
Posted By thecandydan
True, but flatter is usually more understable for...

True, but flatter is usually more understable for Comets. Jawbreaker is flat . . . almost has a puddle top when new . . . and is the most understable Comet I've thrown when new. I'd love it if Gstar...
Forum: Discs 09-06-2019, 09:58 PM
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Views: 274,198
Posted By thecandydan
Heh heh, yes. I pretty much own and have thrown...

Heh heh, yes. I pretty much own and have thrown every Comet. I do like Big Z and they are "grippy" in summer but I play year round and they aren't grippy enough in winter.

Sent from my SM-S727VL...
Forum: Discs 09-06-2019, 04:02 PM
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Views: 274,198
Posted By thecandydan
You'll see above I was recently praising the...

You'll see above I was recently praising the Jawbreaker Comets . . . they do have a great turnover flight, but the durability is terrible. The one in my bag is a wavy warped disc after a month or...
Forum: Discs 08-27-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 274,198
Posted By thecandydan
Well, Jawbreakers are limited too (at least for...

Well, Jawbreakers are limited too (at least for now). They were Ledgestone discs and also a special run with the OG Saturn stamp. Somewhat hard to find, you have to keep your eyes open. But they do...
Forum: Discs 08-27-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 274,198
Posted By thecandydan
If you like the old TP Comets (I'm assuming you...

If you like the old TP Comets (I'm assuming you mean the tournament pro plastic like the old white Ron Russell Comets) . . . have you tried the Jawbreaker comets? The plastic feel & disc shape is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-02-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 727,699
Posted By thecandydan
This thread should never die . . . so I'll bump...

This thread should never die . . . so I'll bump it with a picture.

Did you know if you track down MJ at a tour event you can buy OG stamped ESP tour series Comets from him?

This picture from L...
Forum: Discs 03-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By thecandydan
I bought one a month or so ago off a local seller...

I bought one a month or so ago off a local seller (arm's length transaction). He was asking $16, I gave him $20 to ship. Basically brand new.

I've seen "premium" Bangers on EBay go for $15 to $30...
Forum: Discs 03-13-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 94,881
Posted By thecandydan
Funny you say that, my son & I call it a...

Funny you say that, my son & I call it a Thunderbird-L.

Thunderbird has that X-wing and the Undertaker has that L-wing.

Sent from my SM-S727VL using Tapatalk
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-23-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,667
Posted By thecandydan
Am I not on DGCR? C'mon, on DGCR the list...

Am I not on DGCR?

C'mon, on DGCR the list has to go:

1. Michael Johansen
2. Paul McBeth

then

3. Climo
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-06-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,323
Posted By thecandydan
What percentage do PGA pros make from 10'? ...

What percentage do PGA pros make from 10'?

At what distance do PDGA pros make the same percentage? That is your answer.

I could make a much higher percentage of ball golf putts from 10' than I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-30-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 727,699
Posted By thecandydan
Frankly, I only ordered these because they were a...

Frankly, I only ordered these because they were a MJ signature disc . . . but I threw them around the yard (and my warehouse) the last three days.

Where have these been all my life? Great driving...
Forum: Discs 11-17-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,546
Posted By thecandydan
The other advice of soft putters and learning...

The other advice of soft putters and learning angles is good. I use a soft Pure for these type of shots since I carry one anyway.

One other suggestion I'd add is the Nova. That sits much better...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-12-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 727,699
Posted By thecandydan
Two questions: When you throw in the cold,...

Two questions:

When you throw in the cold, what Comet plastic do you like best? What about for everything else?

Out of left field -- have you ever played with anyone (good) who learned to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-02-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,545
Posted By thecandydan
FWIW, she won the Idlewild Open the last two...

FWIW, she won the Idlewild Open the last two years against good fields. She's just fine on technical courses.

My favorite female pro to watch is Val. Slow run-up and great demeanor/mental game. ...
Forum: Course Design 11-01-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 210,248
Posted By thecandydan
Just curious, is it doing what you wanted? If...

Just curious, is it doing what you wanted? If so, what model and what are you using it for? What accessories?

I've dreamed of getting/using one of those DR Power walk behind Brush Cutters. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-17-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 727,699
Posted By thecandydan
MJ, Have you ever had an injury that's kept...

MJ,

Have you ever had an injury that's kept you from throwing? Do you think your driving form is lower impact than the typical pro? Who were the teachers and players you watched that influenced...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-01-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,368
Views: 727,699
Posted By thecandydan
This was from July -- was there just one run of...

This was from July -- was there just one run of your ESP Glo Comets? After the initial wave in our local store and online I never saw them again. Great disc, BTW, my son & I both bag it.
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