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That can't be right? I feel like I'm doing exactly the opposite?
Crazy enough as it sounds that is how it works.

In a Tailwind the disc wants to rise up in the air so you aim low.

In a Headwind the disc wants to drop so you aim high.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:53 PM
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Crazy enough as it sounds that is how it works.

In a Tailwind the disc wants to rise up in the air so you aim low.

In a Headwind the disc wants to drop so you aim high.
You've got this 100% backwards
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:55 PM
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You've got this 100% backwards
I must be a unique putter then,because this works for me 100% of the time.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:56 PM
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Crazy enough as it sounds that is how it works.

In a Tailwind the disc wants to rise up in the air so you aim low.

In a Headwind the disc wants to drop so you aim high.
I'm clearly doing something wrong.

Tailwind drops my disc. Like a rock. Without fail. To the point its predictable.

Head wind pushes it up.

WTF. I feel like everything I understand about aerodynamics is going out the window here.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:57 PM
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I must be a unique putter then,because this works for me 100% of the time.
Significant nose-down is the only thing in the world that would make it correct.
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:01 PM
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I'm completely wrong on that.

I'm tired as I've only had a few hours of sleep. Just checked my facts book in my bag and I did have it backwards.

Sorry for the bad info guys. The crosswind putting info is 100% correct though.
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:02 PM
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:03 PM
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I'm clearly doing something wrong.

Tailwind drops my disc. Like a rock. Without fail. To the point its predictable.

Head wind pushes it up.

WTF. I feel like everything I understand about aerodynamics is going out the window here.
Sorry man I'm tired as heck.

Tailwind Aim High.

Headwind Aim low.

The Crosswind info is correct,where I'm tired I had the two winds mixed up. Luckily I don't play when I'm tired lol
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:15 PM
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I'm completely wrong on that.

I'm tired as I've only had a few hours of sleep. Just checked my facts book in my bag and I did have it backwards.

Sorry for the bad info guys. The crosswind putting info is 100% correct though.
Whew. I thought I might be in line or months of field work
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:21 PM
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oh and also don't worry about changing how you putt. Nose up,nose down,etc. you don't really need to make putting in the wind more complicated than it already is.Just adjust your height and you'll be fine.

I don't do any of that nose up or nose down stuff and I do fine. Wind is never a problem for me.
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