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View Poll Results: How do you choose your disc colour?
I must have all of my discs in the same colour 4 3.85%
I have a few colours I stick to 30 28.85%
I only buy discs that I can easily find 58 55.77%
I don't care about colour 11 10.58%
Disc colour changes stability, and I base my decision on that. 1 0.96%
I'm colour blind 0 0%
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Old 06-15-2020, 04:43 PM
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Losing sight of the flight, or discs getting stuck up in the canopy?
Lost in canopy. And I just got off lunch break and lost a dayglow green sparkle Buzzz in stuck up in a tall bushy shrub.

I got to get my bag of aquas and hot pinks back from my inlaws house...
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Old 06-15-2020, 06:08 PM
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Have you tried staying out of the canopy?


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Old 06-15-2020, 08:03 PM
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The only people who should throw yellow are people who:

a) Players who are Red/Green colorblind. I have a friend who is, and he can find yellow much easier than reds, pinks, orange.
Says yellow contrasts better against grass & dirt.

b) People who don't expect others to help them look.
What's wrong with yellow? There's a lot worse colors.

I also don't throw far enough to lose many discs lol.
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On a bright sunny day, in leafy growth/brush, the dappled sunlight as it peeks through the openings of the growth makes plain old yellow so damned hard to find.

Dayglows are pretty good, but typical, middle of the road Champ/Z yellow... I hate looking for those. Most green discs stick out better in those conditions.

In the situation I described, I've consistently found them to be the toughest color to find. And I'm not just talking about what I'm playing, but also about a decade's worth of spotting for tournaments.

Strangely enough, one thing disc golf has taught me, is that many of us perceive colors differently than others. If you have no trouble finding yellow discs in those conditions more power to you. But I'm not the only only who has trouble finding them in dense foliage.

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My rule of thumb is the farther I can throw it, the brighter it has to be. Putters can be ugly darkish colors. Drivers have to be hurt your eyes bright.

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On a bright sunny day, in leafy growth/brush, the dappled sunlight as it peeks through the openings of the growth makes plain old yellow so damned hard to find.

Dayglows are pretty good, but typical, middle of the road Champ/Z yellow... I hate looking for those. Most green discs stick out better in those conditions.

In the situation I described, I've consistently found them to be the toughest color to find. And I'm not just talking about what I'm playing, but also about a decade's worth of spotting for tournaments.

Strangely enough, one thing disc golf has taught me, is that many of us perceive colors differently than others. If you have no trouble finding yellow discs in those conditions more power to you. But I'm not the only only who has trouble finding them in dense foliage.
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Old 06-17-2020, 08:35 AM
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For all of my discs I'm trying to throw hard, I try to get pink. And sometimes I'll wipe on hot pink worm dye if the color is dull and needs to pop a bit more (like Discraft Titanium plastic in general). If I can't get pink, then blue is the next best color for me that doesn't blend in at all
Pink is the hands down winner by far. Snow, leaves, grass, shule of all shades and colors, pink stands out the best.

I see a lot of people with yellow and white discs. When they are brand new they're not bad, but once a yellow or white disc gets beat in a little and starts to get faded and dirty, they get really hard to find.

Lighter shades of red and blue would be second, but pink gets the nod over light blue because light blue can be difficult to find in the snow. Orange is a cool looking color on a disc but we get a lot of dead leaves up here in the woods and good luck with that.
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Red is not automatically an easy color to find. I actually read a study on colored golf balls and red balls actually blend into green grass and make them harder to spot than other colors. I also find deep reds hard to find in brown leaves.

Of course the worst for me is purple and black. They hide in shadows way too easily. I had a purple disc with a large black stamp that may as well have been camo.

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So I must be the only one here who loves lavender colored drivers. I mean I prefer pink/bright blues/orange/dayglow/chartreuse, but for some reason lavender drivers stand out really well against lush green grass. I'll have to post a pic of my Zeus and Hades in grass tomorrow.

As others have said my color preferences are mostly for stuff I'm gonna throw 250'+ but my Z/Cryztal putters have to be red for some reason. I'm weird I know.
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As others have said my color preferences are mostly for stuff I'm gonna throw 250'+ but my Z/Cryztal putters have to be red for some reason. I'm weird I know.
I throw my Stegos 450' easy, we're just not on the same level

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