How to deal with the cold?

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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby JR » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:30 pm

Like i have whiskers and beard which are weighed down by icicles (each time really!) so it's throwing like i have a ball and chain type of science boiling down to basics :-D

Sometimes it is very easy to explain things in a short concise manner. Great for a lawyer and text based artists and those that need to communicate. No wonder in many scientific fields there are formulas. It is difficult to type something complex out in a shorter manner than say F=MA. What that boils down to in a disc golf throw is very different animal. Either you demonstrate it by going through the motions slowly to show how you do it and then throw in different ways to illustrate the difference between different acceleration makes the disc fly differently or type a wall of text that will not make sense to someone or be too much for the attention span of some.
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How to deal with the cold?

Postby south.texas.dead.i » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:42 pm

allsport1313 wrote:You must be up in the pan handle or something :) The weather in the Texas I live in is only now starting to become enjoyable. I'll take 70 degrees over 100+ any day.

Tru that! Lol I have never played in under 70 degrees here and am still playing to this days in shorts and Tshirt
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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby keltik » Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:11 pm

ay pinches tejanos...

I'm gonna say it again; man up and grow a beard.
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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby chainsmoker » Wed Dec 19, 2012 8:30 pm

Does it ever stop itching?
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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby keltik » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:25 pm

After about six weeks. I'm working on six months. I'm waiting until Easter to shave but my little boy may snatch it all out before then.
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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby JR » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:18 am

south.texas.dead.i wrote:
allsport1313 wrote:You must be up in the pan handle or something :) The weather in the Texas I live in is only now starting to become enjoyable. I'll take 70 degrees over 100+ any day.

Tru that! Lol I have never played in under 70 degrees here and am still playing to this days in shorts and Tshirt


Try that in over a foot of snow, plenty of wind and snow falling which is what we have here grr.
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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby JR » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:20 am

Weirdness. Four hours plus in the weekly. This was the first time that i used an undershirt that is designed to cool you down. In 34F no less. The shirt is very well vented in the fabric that also transports moisture super fast away from the skin overall but especially around the heart and the lungs on both sides. I've never been as warm in the winter having used Merino wool shirts solid or webbed. Sleeveless or with sleeves. The recipe this time was a Merino wool vest over the long sleeved technical plastic based cooling shirt and a Merino wool web shirt on top of both and a jacket. Lots of ventilation and convection in those lower layers and the downhill skiing jacket breathed almost enough to keep my dry. I was moist most of the time and during rain only was i a little wet. Nice. OTOH i've lost 7 kilos of weight this year and am more fit so sweating might occur later and in lesser amounts too.

Trousers might have an impact too. Again cooling long johns with Merino wool long johns on top and very well breathing Gore Tex hunting pants. No sweating down below.

I bought the cooling shirt and the jacket from Lidl and it is their brand so it is not universally available but i talked to a sports store clerk earlier and at least Underarmor has cooling technical clothing. Nike Pro too. I recommend cooling super breathing and wicking fabric against the skin for winter when you wade in the snow. Wading is such hard work that it will make you sweat easily and that makes you colder than not having a lot of stuff on you.

You might think that having so many layers of clothing made me cumbersome in moves. It did not much to my surprise. The layers are pretty thin and using a thin golf Merino wool vest did nothing to impair the arm movements. No sleeves and large arm openings led to no friction for the arms. The webbed shirt also feels like it adds no friction to the movements and not just in the arms but everywhere. So i felt more like i had a t shirt and a jacket on. More like early fall than winter in a warm spell. The jacket is thin and the trousers are fairly thin but very pliable so i lost no mobility that i noticed.

Of course my scores did not show how well the gear functioned :evil:
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Re: How to deal with the cold?

Postby chainsmoker » Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:23 pm

I don't mind the cold but I hate the snow.
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