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I would like to know the different styles of breaking in new plastic. I have been told to bend the edge around the disc over and over. Been told to take it and beat it on a tree. Some just take them and let time do the work. do you speed up the break in time. One guy puts new discs on the seat of his car and sits on them....sorry but my discs would fly like shit LOL.

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I'll also throw a lot of spike hyzers and/or overhands to help the process. This kind of depends on the disc and situation though.
Some really nicely "broken in" off the shelf discs to try (or I could have just said, understable discs) are the discraft meteor, discraft glide, and latitude 64 vision (gold line). All of them are what I'd call "useably understable" discs. They give you a little help getting them turned over and stay that way for much of the flight and yet they aren't like some discs that will just turn and crash into the ground immediately.
I tend to let time do the job, but if the opportunity shows itself. I have tossed it into a park bench a few times. As for the trees......See the first part of my post. It's just a matter of TIME before the trees break it in for me lol!
Disc bending leads to the disc performing different than it would if naturally broken in. Maybe thats what your going for. Chains, good snap (cause this does wear out the disc when it's spinning super fast), contact with the ground and moderate tree wacking are great ways to get a natural breaking in of a disc. I would definately avoid anything that cuts a disc like brick walls, cement, sharp metal (lets smooth the metal on the baskets please), rocks, and gravel and stuff.
Go play some heavily wooded courses regularly. Obviously this wont help beat them in in a week, but the beating in process takes me MONTHS for most plastics apart from DX/Pro D. I dont try to artificially beat my discs in quicker, it just doesnt seem right to me!
I like to pull the disc in question out on the short wooded holes and give it a full pull ace run. The way I see I either get an ace or it smacks a tree and help with the break in time.

Also I made a mistake one time and watched half a football game while a disc was being dyed. Bye the time I figured out what I did, it was to late the disc was a brand new nuke that felt like a supersoft putter. Took it out to the field and it was broken in perfect lol. I do not suggest melting disc into new flight paths. But I do miss that good ol' disc, may it rest in peace with the fishies at the bottom of the lake.
i hit trees!
Just keep throwing them normally as you would. Some disc's take longer to break in. Start with a disc less stable than your used to , then advance to the more overstable plastic.

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