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Old 11-20-2018, 10:55 AM
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I recommend just using whatever putters you already have. Take some time to work on your form. Go to an open field and really practice throwing your putters on different angles. Learn how all your putters fly when thrown flat, on a hyzer angle and with anhyzer. You can take any putter and make it land softly (little to no skip/roll). You just have to you know your angles. There’s honestly no “magic discs”. It’s the archer not the arrow. With that said, there’s nothing wrong with carrying a soft putter for approach shots. I bag a R-Pro Pig for forehand approach shots that I want to “hit n stick”. I just don’t think you “need” to bag something as soft as a Blowfly to compete at a high level. That last statement should be true, as long as you know how your putters fly on different release angles. If you’re hell bent on getting a soft putter, go to a local store that sells discs. Feel up a bunch of different soft putters. Buy the one that fits the best in your hand. I think how a disc feels in your hand is important. Everybody’s hands come in different shapes and sizes. Plus everyone has slightly different tactile sensations.
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:29 PM
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You need to get it more nose up then. It SOUNDS like it's hitting nose-down. At least this would make the most sense. The only time I get roll-aways is if I'm really unlucky coming off the basket (ie a low putt).
have not heard nose up for putts been working so hard with my backhand going nose down when i throw i bet i do it putting also ...getting a basket for the house soon so really want to work on it
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:30 PM
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Try a square putter....
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Old 11-20-2018, 08:37 PM
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have not heard nose up for putts been working so hard with my backhand going nose down when i throw i bet i do it putting also ...getting a basket for the house soon so really want to work on it
Putters like to be thrown a bit nose up. I know it sounds contradictory, but it's true.
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Old 11-20-2018, 08:40 PM
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This thread is making me wonder if square putters are legal

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Try a square putter....
You beat me to it...

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Old 11-21-2018, 09:12 AM
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This thread is making me wonder if square putters are legal
No, square putters are explicitely illegal. PDGA Technical Standards states "discs must...have a circular, saucer-like configuration"

https://www.pdga.com/files/pdgatechs...09-21-2018.pdf

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Old 11-21-2018, 10:11 AM
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Ever think of a short sky hyzer? I mean, those just dive into the earth.. Even low powered and short... Anyway

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Old 11-21-2018, 12:42 PM
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have not heard nose up for putts been working so hard with my backhand going nose down when i throw i bet i do it putting also ...getting a basket for the house soon so really want to work on it
I think the nose up advice is for throwing a putter and approach type shots. Slight nose up helps a putter to land flat and hopefully not bounce and roll. I'm pretty sure putting nose up is a recipe for spit outs and having the wind F- you.

Most of the courses near my home are very hilly with uneven greens and roll away potential on about every single hole. Best bet when throwing an approach is try and land the disc with the flight plate flat to the ground and pray. I've seen blow flys roll away, all discs roll if they hit the ground just right. Best bet is to run the putt hard make it stick in the chains. If flat ground approach shots spike hyzers are a good thing, if it is hard ground slopes soft flat landings and something like a Nova. I don't throw them but i've never seen any other disc just stop where it was thrown so consistently.

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Old 11-21-2018, 08:02 PM
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This thread is making me wonder if square putters are legal



You beat me to it...
lol yea i was considering one where one section was flat so it would tip over if trying to roll ...but square would work better
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Lets ask Paul for his advice
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