Old 10-23-2017, 08:57 AM
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Default Wet and cold discs?

With winter approaching here in the Seattle area. My home course is wet and muddy. I Change my champion discs to soft and more grip plastics and whittle it down from 9 discs to only 3 discs and carry them in my waterproof jackets front pouch. What do you guys do?
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Old 10-23-2017, 09:07 AM
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I take out what will break easily and any newer discs that don't have much wear yet, especially star. So, older mcpro comes out, any 11x, any of my worse-off pearly orcs. I only have trouble gripping glossy star in bad conditions. If it is pretty scratched I can find a hold.

The best thing for my game in wet and cold is letting my hands get wet for a bit and then only using my birdie bag. If I try to keep everything dry the whole round I throw terribly. If I leave my discs and hands wet and only wipe when needed I seem to focus more and end up gripping just as well as when it is dry.

If it is cold enough for hand-warmers, I will keep one in each pocket and also one or two in my putter pouch to keep the disc a little warmer.
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Old 10-23-2017, 09:12 AM
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I pretty much switch to almost all DX, R-Pro and a few G* and gummy star discs.

I also change colors, Yellow and red sucks in fallen leaves! And of course, white is useless in snow.
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Old 10-23-2017, 09:46 AM
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Old 10-23-2017, 09:53 AM
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I don’t change anything much. Sometimes will throw a Solace and some base plastic mids into the equation but not always.
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Old 10-23-2017, 10:10 AM
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I use a Friction Glove year-round, so I don't need to change anything. Might put a towel in my bag to knock any mud off my discs, but that's it.
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Old 10-23-2017, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Wraka View Post
What do you guys do?
I change my expectations, not my discs.

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Old 10-23-2017, 10:39 AM
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I love champion/Z in cold and even in wet conditions. But towels are a must.
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Old 10-23-2017, 11:42 AM
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I honestly don't do a lot here with my bag in the winter time. The couple of tweaks I do make will help longevity of discs I want to throw in the warmer months thought.

I'll take out the mongoose because there just isn't much opportunity to roll in the winter up here. My most beat up ghosts will go in storage in favor of an esp comet, just so I don't break it. My beat up mcpro I use for straight/turnover approaches will be replaced by a worn in dx grid aviar. I'll carry less fast discs and lean more on dx/star plastic. I might put a frontline-x mortar in the bag in place of the recon, but may not need one at all really. My winter lineup will likely just be doombird fd3, dx and star eagles, pinnacle patriot, esp comet, new gravity ghost, d line p2, and 3 grid aviars. So 11-12 discs, which is a much lighter load for me, but still fairly versatile.
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Old 10-23-2017, 12:25 PM
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I switch bags entirely. Most of my MVP stuff goes into hibernation and the DX molds get to play again.
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