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Artificially breaking in discs

Postby maskedavenger » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:01 am

What ways to wear in discs that are too stable, thus do not make it into the bag, and thus don't break in the natural way from tree/stone hits? Drive them into a brick wall??
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby jubuttib » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:04 am

maskedavenger wrote:What ways to wear in discs that are too stable, thus do not make it into the bag, and thus don't break in the natural way from tree/stone hits? Drive them into a brick wall??
Brick walls might cause too much denting. For a more natural and even wear I recommend throwing thumbers. Lots of thumbers. Or spike hyzers. Even a grassy field will do but a dirt one is quicker.
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby BLURR » Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:21 am

For Star/ESP/Champ/Z...spike hyzer's and skip shots in a cement parking lot works for me.
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby InvaderMirO » Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:54 pm

chain link fence. the smooth or rubber coated kind. i throw my new drivers into a backstop a number of times if i need to wear them in a bit.

you can also just bang the disc on concrete and then place it flat and sand the bottom a bit. but i find anyone who does with their disc changes it too quickly and usually ends up ruining/abandoning the disc shortly after.
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby maskedavenger » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:06 am

jubuttib wrote:
maskedavenger wrote:What ways to wear in discs that are too stable, thus do not make it into the bag, and thus don't break in the natural way from tree/stone hits? Drive them into a brick wall??
Brick walls might cause too much denting. For a more natural and even wear I recommend throwing thumbers. Lots of thumbers. Or spike hyzers. Even a grassy field will do but a dirt one is quicker.


Okay, I'll just keep on doing that then. Just wanted to know if there's a better idea. The grassy field where I train distance does nothing to them, but there's a sand field right next door. Tomahawk time!

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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby backflip » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:18 am

ive had some success with just driving point blank into a pea gravel pit that was used for landscaping. it tended to spread the hit out a bit. i wanted to see what a beat esp force would fly like and i did not hate the results.
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby money 21 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:01 pm

play a few rounds using only the disc you want to break in it will break it in faster.
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby A buzzz and a beer » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:41 pm

This is something that I hate doing. You want a disc beat in, but you don't want to throw it till its beat in. So it sits in your bag for months getting a toss every now and then.

What I have been doing recently is just straight spiking it in dirt or grass while waiting for friends to show up to the course. And I don't do spike hyzers or anything. I just spike it straight down. A newer pro pd got to the perfect flippy stability I wanted in one day of this and throwing extra shots with it.
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby jubuttib » Sat Jun 23, 2012 7:52 pm

A buzzz and a beer wrote:This is something that I hate doing. You want a disc beat in, but you don't want to throw it till its beat in. So it sits in your bag for months getting a toss every now and then.
That's why I only throw discs that I like both when they're new and when they're seasoned. =)
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Re: Artificially breaking in discs

Postby maskedavenger » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:47 am

Good point. FYI the discs I'm wearing in are S-PD (just in case I lose my current nicely beat one) and P-PD (did already lose the beat P-PD I had).

I might also shop around for a fast understable disc for long anhyzers (like the Roadrunner f.ex.) or start beating a C-TD that I have lying around (was a dye project). More likely the latter, I'm not into buying new molds that much anymore.
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