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Newbies lookin' for advice.
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I'm just starting out and there are a lot of options out there in regards to discs. I'm wondering which are the best (or most popular) discs to purchase for beginners. Thanks in advance for any reply…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kaos Disc Golf Apr 16, 2011.

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Donny Olow replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Most anything in the 165 gram area is OK. Check with the person whom your purchasing the disc from and ask about stability.  Start out slowly and work on proper technique. Distance will come later."
Apr 15, 2011
Mark Cuban replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Go to you tube and watch from the hit backwards by Dan Beato , not only watch it but practice the drills and you will be on your way!"
Apr 15, 2011
Shannon F. and Dookville are now friends
Apr 14, 2011
Daddy_Dragon replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"I agree.  Inking is important.  When I first started, I feel in love with my "Nuke", and of course I inked the important information upon it.  Then one day I lost it deep in the bush of the Debary Course.  I…"
Apr 12, 2011
AK Discer replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Learn to throw a putter or stable to understable Mid.   Mako, Comet, Fuse Aviar, Magic, Magnet   There are a bunch to choose from, find what feels good and fits in the realm of a mid and putter.  Spend time throwing in a field and…"
Apr 12, 2011
AK Discer left a comment for Shannon F.
"Welcome to DGR.us Shannon :)"
Apr 12, 2011
mr ed left a comment for Shannon F.
"Welcome to the great sport of disc golf and this site.Unfortunately your green background is difficult to read /see.Just my 2 cents.Enjoy the game.See ya on the fairway,hit chains."
Apr 11, 2011
mr ed replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Welcome to the sport of disc golf.Which ever discs you choose,don't forget to ink your name,cell/home # with the hopes of a returned call when you lose your disc(s).It will happen eventually.Chosse if possible light colored discs for an easy…"
Apr 11, 2011
Gabriel -=24 CHA!NS=- replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"XS, Buzzz, Challenger..  Only 3 you will need for the first couple seasons...  Light weight is key when starting out then branch out into heavy and different molds.  If you have a Pro-Shop just go and see what "Feels Right"…"
Apr 11, 2011
DiscGolfFlyMart.com replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Elite X Stratus....the magic disc...."
Apr 11, 2011
Jim Coonradt replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Star Sidewinder, DX TeeBird."
Apr 11, 2011
Sam Smith replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"I always hand a newb four discs   Valkyrie, Leopard, Roc or Buzzz, and Classic Roc"
Apr 11, 2011
Rescue replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Wow, there are so many discs out there. When I started I made the mistake of wanting to try everything, big mistake! By chance to you have a pro shop around? If so check them out, because it's so important to see what a disc feel like in your…"
Apr 11, 2011
Daddy_Dragon replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"I have thrown different discs in my time from different companies.  All I can say is, I agree with what the others are saying, start with an understable disc, and stay away from the expensive drivers (until you develop your style and really…"
Apr 11, 2011
Jeff Nichols replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"Hey Shannon! I myself am a Brand Newbie to Disc Golf and I have received GREAT advice from the folks here. I am having great luck learning to throw some of the discs that were recommended to me. The discs I feel I have had the Greatest learning…"
Apr 11, 2011
Shannon F. replied to Shannon F.'s discussion Newbies lookin' for advice.
"In regards to the Innova Wolf. These come in two different sizes. Size 165-170 or 170-175. What do these numbers refer to? BTW. Thank you all for the replies. Super helpful and $$ saving!!"
Apr 10, 2011

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97424
Be real. If your identity is a nickname, share your real name.
Shannon
Do you normally drive forehand, backhand, or other?
Forehand
When did you discover and begin playing this best of all sports?
About a year ago. But 'experienced' is far from what I am.
City Where You Live
Cottage Grove
State or Province Where You Live
Oregon
Country Where You Live
USA
How many Aces have you thrown?
None. Is this normal?
What is your PDGA player rating?
Don't have one.
What is your "home" course?
Cottage Grove, Oregon
How many discs do you own?
3
How many rounds of disc golf have you played in the last 12 months?
Less than 20

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At 1:02am on April 12, 2011, AK Discer said…
Welcome to DGR.us Shannon :)
At 4:06pm on April 11, 2011, mr ed said…
Welcome to the great sport of disc golf and this site.Unfortunately your green background is difficult to read /see.Just my 2 cents.Enjoy the game.See ya on the fairway,hit chains.
At 2:06am on April 3, 2011, Jeff Nichols said…
Welcome to the Group Shannon!
At 12:50pm on April 1, 2011, Donny Olow said…

Hello Shannon !

Greetings !!

Wishing you Lots of Birdies and Hole-In-Ones !!!

Hope this message finds you well and your enjoying the 2011 Season !!!

Welcome to this Cool Website for Disc Golfers from All over the World !!!!

Enjoy !!!!!

Your Friend from the SouthWest !!!!

Donny Olow
San Diego , CA .

 
 
 

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