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Old 02-26-2020, 04:39 PM
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I know I'm not alone here in saying that I just want to throw all the different discs. I'm pretty set with my bag- I know what works, I know what discs feel good in my hand, I know which plastics I prefer, yet I find myself contemplating buying new plastic just to throw. 9/10 times the new discs don't make my bag, but I still like throwing new molds. I know I like beadless putters, but I really want to try out a Wizard in the bag. I'm a Buzzz thrower, but I really want to try out Sling.

What do you do to suppress or feed into your urges to try new discs? Do you often switch out plastic in your bag, or do you just like to throw new stuff for fun?
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Old 02-26-2020, 04:42 PM
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I try a fair many new discs, and sometimes one makes the bag. Last year I got a Flare on a lark and now I have 6. If it’s something that I think could be interesting I have no issue trying it out, but I rarely add them to a bag. Some I give to others and if I think I might one day want to use it it goes in my disc locker.
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Old 02-26-2020, 04:44 PM
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I often try new discs when my playstyle/strategy changes. Such as playing more forehand dominant, more midrange shots, overstable on anny, or hyzerflip less stable.
I bought a lot of new discs last year but the only ones that were new molds that I didn't already carry were the Anax and Zeus, which I mainly bought because I like McBeth and wanted to try his discs.
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Old 02-26-2020, 05:02 PM
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I try a fair many new discs, and sometimes one makes the bag. Last year I got a Flare on a lark and now I have 6. If it’s something that I think could be interesting I have no issue trying it out, but I rarely add them to a bag. Some I give to others and if I think I might one day want to use it it goes in my disc locker.
I feel like my disc locker is getting out of hand haha how often do you revisit discs you've put away?
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Old 02-26-2020, 05:10 PM
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Pretty much never.

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I feel like my disc locker is getting out of hand haha how often do you revisit discs you've put away?
Every couple of months. I sell some, mostly on marketplace here or if it’s just throwers I don’t care much about to play it again.

The ones I have the hardest time getting rid of are thrashed discs. Usually that means I bagged them for a long time and they became sentimental, but some discs at that point are very hard to use or no longer fit your game.

I have an old Teebird for example that is beat to hell and flips as soon as you pick it up, but it was the first disc that I actually did well with and I have not been able to part with it.
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Old 02-26-2020, 05:21 PM
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Pretty much never.
You're smarter than I am.. err or.. was?

I haven't tried a new disc in a couple years now, thankfully..
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Pretty much have given up on trying much new stuff. If I can do a trade, I'll try some things but that's about it.

Every time I fill up an online cart with new discs, I always end up dropping them all and just ordering what I know. Every thing sounds sooo good, but the reality is I don't need anything. I have every thing I need and wants only reeks havoc on my game.

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Old 02-26-2020, 05:55 PM
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I think it has been a couple of years since I last bought a new mold. I'm happy with what I have. There are no magic discs out there. Other than the Teebird of course.
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Old 02-26-2020, 05:58 PM
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I have struggled with this over the past 6 plus years that I have been playing, but I have pretty much quit buying. I currently own probably 80 plus discs and never carry more than 8 or so in my bag. Basically I have pretty much quit going into the stores to look at them. If I finally decide that I really want something different I will order it on line in the exact weight and color that I want.

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