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Old 04-16-2017, 11:21 AM
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Default What do you use for grip?

Its that time of year where getting a good, clean grip on my drives becomes a bigger issue.

Right now my current arsenal is a microfiber towel for my hands only, a sport sack, and a ball of climbing chalk.

I've been using the towel and sportsack to keep my hands and the disc dry. Its an effective combo for most situations.

I tried the climbing chalk my last two rounds. Its giving me interesting results. On one hand I've never had this good of a grip on my discs. Changing nothing in regards to my form, using chalk alone added 20' to my drives. The issue is my rip point seems to be 20' further to the right after a heavy application of the chalk. So I'm still messing with it, seeing what works best. right now it seems if I rub some chalk between the pads of my finger, then brush off some of it on my towel, that's perfect.

I'm planning to try out a glove for the first time this year, mainly to preserve my throwing hand but I'm also curious if the additional grip will add distance like the chalk did.

What are you using for a consistent grip when its wet out or you're really sweaty?
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Old 04-16-2017, 11:24 AM
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Friction gloves.
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Old 04-16-2017, 01:33 PM
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Friction gloves.
Same here.
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:24 PM
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I've been trying to find them in XXL for the past few days. If anyone knows where I can find that size let me know!
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:49 PM
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I've been trying to find them in XXL for the past few days. If anyone knows where I can find that size let me know!
Over on the Ulimate gloves side are XXL's.

http://www.frictiongloves.com/store/...ee_Gloves.html
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Old 04-16-2017, 03:36 PM
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Over on the Ulimate gloves side are XXL's.

http://www.frictiongloves.com/store/...ee_Gloves.html
Thanks. Any difference between the two? They look the same. I'll probably order that version tonight.
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Old 04-16-2017, 04:11 PM
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It looks exactly like the ones I have for dg. Of course now they have all the different colors. I think I'll stick with black, though. Shows less dirt.
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Old 04-16-2017, 07:33 PM
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I use a rosin bag. The bags that just dry my hands don't work--my problem is that my skin dries out too much and gets slippery. I don't need the skin dried, I need them grippy.

I've heard good things about the Friction gloves.
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Old 04-16-2017, 08:26 PM
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Lol. Maybe a birdie bag if its that bad but i can play in the snow and not wipe my disc off perfectly with no problem. Grip and rip dat sheeeeeet. Something is wrong if you have that much of a problem with needing a bonapane grip or gloves etc.
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Old 04-16-2017, 08:47 PM
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I dont use anything. Im all natural.

Some homies lick their fingers. I can understand in the bedroom, but their hands are constantly touching dirt and who knows what your disc lands in. After a round or two of play, I can visibly see dirt on my fingers. But to each their own.
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