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Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-04-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,379
Posted By thecandydan
You're preaching to the choir with me, disc golf...

You're preaching to the choir with me, disc golf is supposed to be fun. My son & I generally favor one round events although less because of physical issues and more because two round events around...
Forum: Discs 05-03-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,726
Views: 529,513
Posted By thecandydan
Like Manzer said, if it must be a Roc3 then try...

Like Manzer said, if it must be a Roc3 then try DX for that "touch of US." DX won't take long at all . . . like somewhere between out of the box and a few rounds.

I've thrown Gstar, Star and...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 05-03-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,956
Posted By thecandydan
Next time it requires that and you don't want one...

Next time it requires that and you don't want one just put down John Cage's 4'33".

My son played Junior Worlds at Emporia a few years ago and they let the kids that made the Final 9 at Emporia CC...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-18-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,664
Posted By thecandydan
Think it's just the mathematics saying that the...

Think it's just the mathematics saying that the field is catching up to the 1050 guys. Their rating points are getting spread around the rest of the field. The top are playing just as well as they...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 04-13-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,465
Posted By thecandydan
I'll chime in. We have a very good local pro who...

I'll chime in. We have a very good local pro who is 40 y/o and he hovers between 1000 and 1010 rated. He's been playing a long time, i.e. long enough that he was good during his peak years. One of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-07-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 91,697
Posted By thecandydan
Absolutely. We (son & I) play year round so six...

Absolutely. We (son & I) play year round so six months a year we throw to shade and six months a year to the sun.

Corollary to that . . . pdga's 30 second rule . . . nope, masters golf rule for...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-06-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,679
Posted By thecandydan
On the flip side, I hope not. I don't want to see...

On the flip side, I hope not. I don't want to see all the tournaments homogenized by the dgpt. It's nice to be able to get some fries and a Coke from McDonald's but the world would be a lesser place...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 03-31-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,483
Posted By thecandydan
I understand that . . . having gone from a Rebel...

I understand that . . . having gone from a Rebel to a Shift myself for lighter comfort (change was totally worth it for me). That said the box spacer in his Skinny bag weighs a few ounces, it's just...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 03-31-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,483
Posted By thecandydan
Yep, what DrBone said about the horizontal strip...

Yep, what DrBone said about the horizontal strip on the 2.3. Two versions ago (Skinny v Skinny 2) is super easy to distinguish because of the zippered lower disc compartment.

My son has been...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 03-19-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 771
Posted By thecandydan
Since you're asking about area of town . . ....

Since you're asking about area of town . . . that's certainly a reasonable spot to make your HQ. We spent three days in Charlotte last summer just for disc golf. Being from up north too (OH) we...
Forum: Discs 03-19-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4,807
Views: 554,838
Posted By thecandydan
I bag Leopard3's, my son bags Relays. They are...

I bag Leopard3's, my son bags Relays. They are very similar discs, imo it's mostly about which one feels better in your hand. His Relays feel great to me but I own lots of Leopards and they are so...
Forum: Course Development 03-16-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By thecandydan
Many thanks for the replies. Kinda what I...

Many thanks for the replies. Kinda what I figured, so I'll just enjoy it for as long as it lasts. Then someday when it falls I'll just build a concrete pillar and surround it with some wood for...
Forum: Course Development 03-15-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By thecandydan
Anything to make a stump rot resistant?

Thought I'd ask . . . has anyone ever come across anything that could be applied to a stump to make it rot resistant? Of course polyurethane comes to mind, but I wonder if there's a good and easy...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 03-10-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 13,100
Posted By thecandydan
We fantasy disc golfers already know that 2020...

We fantasy disc golfers already know that 2020 winner Colten Montgomery essentially followed that up in 2021 with a (fantasy) last place finish. lol

I won WACO week in my league last year. Thank...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-15-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By thecandydan
If the pdga drops my 1001 rated round I would...

If the pdga drops my 1001 rated round I would personally lead a convoy of Canadian truckers down to Appling, GA.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-09-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By thecandydan
Don't know what rules they have now (I quit going...

Don't know what rules they have now (I quit going when the local DGPT event started charging) but my MO was always to find less popular cards and follow them around. See great golf up close, often...
Forum: Discs 02-08-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 20,080
Posted By thecandydan
Just FYI you can find them at the Innova Pro...

Just FYI you can find them at the Innova Pro shop, they have both F2 and regular ones. 1010Discs has leftover Mason Ford ones. And Infinite Discs has some Infinite stamped F2 ones. Even my local...
Forum: Discs 02-07-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 20,080
Posted By thecandydan
All depends on what you got. I've got probably 30...

All depends on what you got. I've got probably 30 Sidewinders, mostly Star, and they range from beat-in Thunderbird flight (Halo Sidewinders) to super flippy. But none of the higher weights are...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-05-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 20,527
Posted By thecandydan
One other possibility is sponsor exemptions. I've...

One other possibility is sponsor exemptions. I've seen some events hold spots for that.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,767
Posted By thecandydan
Exactly what I do for anything within a couple...

Exactly what I do for anything within a couple hundred miles. Read the sisyphus review, consider my research basically done. Pretty much 100% spot on from my point of view.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-28-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,061
Posted By thecandydan
Part of the problem is when you look at 813.01...

Part of the problem is when you look at 813.01 (C) the illegal modifications listed in 2, 3 & 4 are all permanent modifications. And when you read "other modifications to a disc after production...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-21-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2,107
Views: 304,523
Posted By thecandydan
When I was in Emporia two years ago the store was...

When I was in Emporia two years ago the store was 100% Trilogy plastic, nothing else.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-19-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 19,397
Posted By thecandydan
Setting aside Top Golf and golf retail stores,...

Setting aside Top Golf and golf retail stores, did that happen for golf courses? Was there ever a franchise concept for golf courses? I know there are famous designers (i.e. we have a Jack Nicklaus...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-19-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 19,397
Posted By thecandydan
I know you don't need me to tell you this, but...

I know you don't need me to tell you this, but don't run your course "business" for the free crowd. They already have plenty of options to play free disc golf. Darn good options too (i.e. Idlewild,...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-16-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,740
Views: 606,783
Posted By thecandydan
Have you played Caesar Ford? If not, try to play...

Have you played Caesar Ford? If not, try to play that too if you can.

I've kind of given up trying to rank great courses so I won't bother trying to say whether Caesar or Echo are better or worse...
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