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Re: New to the board?

Postby Yig » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:30 pm

Welcome.
I hear ya on looking at DG forums. I look at DIY HiFi forums, motorcycles, etc etc. , I also never thought to look at DG forums until last Fall. I've been playing since 2000 . Amazing how much I've learned since reading the forums and looking at Videos on Youtube !

Good luck, hope you continue to enjoy the game. Lots to learn , lots of good info here.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby JR » Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:49 am

So what's hot in loudspeaker elements these days?
Flat shots need running on the center line of the tee and planting each step on the center line. Anhyzer needs running from rear right to front left with the plant step hitting the ground to the left of the line you're running on. Hyzer is the mirror of that.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby Highway Bill » Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:40 am

What's happenin', ya'll? I'm new, not to the earth but to this board. I love this forum. It's probably the best disc golf board, right? I came in to say disc golf rules and I see big things on the horizon. Also...golf is not a par 3 game and disc golf shouldn't be either. In golf, the challenge lies in strategically linking shots together to get a chance to putt for birdie. We are playing golf, aren't we?
Anyways, let's build better courses!

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Re: New to the board?

Postby JR » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:44 am

Well said and welcome.
Flat shots need running on the center line of the tee and planting each step on the center line. Anhyzer needs running from rear right to front left with the plant step hitting the ground to the left of the line you're running on. Hyzer is the mirror of that.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby IthrowRocs » Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:29 pm

Been lurking for a while, been disc golfer for way longer. Great site with much less adolescent flair than some others. Well done admins.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby smix » Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:46 pm

Hey Guys and Gals,

New player here from Wellington, New Zealand. Rented a disc while down in Queenstown in February, and been playing at least twice weekly ever since.

Currently a RHBH player, but can't seem to get past 70m...I'm obviously strong-arming and have been wading through the various posts on improving form. Gave FH a shot yesterday and it feels more natural, so looking at getting a more 'FH friendly' disc (my XL and Stalker don't feel too nice). Had a play with an Innova Orc, and looking to pick one up soon.

Currently throwing Discraft (local player here sells them)
Z Stalker
ESP XL
Soft Challenger

Looking forward to improving, and the content in this forum looks invaluable so far.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby sberry2017 » Sat May 03, 2014 7:00 pm

Well I suck at intros so whatever:
Howdy, my name is Sawyer and I've been playing Disc golf for almost a year now; I'm not all that great at it but I'm slowly getting there, I think. I mainly throw Innova discs, but have a couple Discraft ones and looking at adding a Nuke-SS soon. I'm a student at Clemson University so I have a few courses near me, and back home in Aiken there's a decent 9 hole course.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby WadeMade1 » Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:56 am

Apparently I am the newest Noob for today 9/17/14. Hello gang. Name's Wade. Been flinging disc since late 70's in north AL. Took a break until about 1990, when I discovered players were no longer throwing Wham-o freestyle/Ultimate discs and that there were drivers etc... Probably one of only a few guys that turned disc golf into full contact sport with the ground and trees LOL. Broke left ankle in two places coming off a tee pad then tore my MCL away from the bone on right knee doing a squat under a bush just a year later. Have since recovered, throwing again but lost some D. Family of 6 and we all play. Pretty cool to watch the kids grow up throwing discs. My boys are now throwing under par on a regular basis. Hard for the old man to keep up with them anymore. Hope I can contribute and learn from the forum.

Whew ... got that crap out of the way. On to another thread.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby JR » Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:39 pm

Hi and welcome. There are not many players who have started in the 70s on the boards. How have things changed in disc golf since you have started from your perspective?
Flat shots need running on the center line of the tee and planting each step on the center line. Anhyzer needs running from rear right to front left with the plant step hitting the ground to the left of the line you're running on. Hyzer is the mirror of that.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby WadeMade1 » Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:50 pm

JR wrote:Hi and welcome. There are not many players who have started in the 70s on the boards. How have things changed in disc golf since you have started from your perspective?

I played a local course in 1976 (Brahan Springs) mostly in and out of a large pine tree stand. You didnt find many courses around the south in the 70's. The baskets were different, metal domes on top that looked like trash can lids, until Steady Ed change the course and they installed his basket designs (Mach I). We petty much threw standard frisbees back then and people were not getting the distance people do today. And when it was cold and you hit a tree you often cracked a disc. Having discs that fly with stable, overstable and under stable are some of the biggest improvements. The sport is really growing. Love to see new courses opening up with all types of play from beginner style ace run courses to the super long pro courses. It never gets old playing a new course. Love the number of manufactures available today with just about any style, type of plastic and color discs you want. We had very few colors to choose from and really a limited selection of plastics even in the 90's.
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Re: New to the board?

Postby money 21 » Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:13 pm

WadeMade1 wrote:
JR wrote:Hi and welcome. There are not many players who have started in the 70s on the boards. How have things changed in disc golf since you have started from your perspective?

I played a local course in 1976 (Brahan Springs) mostly in and out of a large pine tree stand. You didnt find many courses around the south in the 70's. The baskets were different, metal domes on top that looked like trash can lids, until Steady Ed change the course and they installed his basket designs (Mach I). We petty much threw standard frisbees back then and people were not getting the distance people do today. And when it was cold and you hit a tree you often cracked a disc. Having discs that fly with stable, overstable and under stable are some of the biggest improvements. The sport is really growing. Love to see new courses opening up with all types of play from beginner style ace run courses to the super long pro courses. It never gets old playing a new course. Love the number of manufactures available today with just about any style, type of plastic and color discs you want. We had very few colors to choose from and really a limited selection of plastics even in the 90's.

i wish my game had grown as much as the sport has since the 90's.
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