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I love loyalty...dont we all. Its the reason the dog is the most common pet,its the reason you tolerate that friend who knows exactly what not to say.Loyalty can be a wonderful and very beneficial quality...it can also be self depricating. This self destructive loyalty reers its ugly head in the form of almost religous preferance for brands of the plastic we throw.How many times have we seen it in the blogs...on the courses...on porta johns everywhere! People pointing out the inherent inadequacies of this brand..the absolute junkosity of that brand..it is rediculous. For this reason I think we owe it to ourselves as a community of likeminded recreationalists to examine where we as consumers have been duped into thinking that there is only one brand that we can throw.( of course if youre one of the fortunate people who are sponsored disregard everything my poor recreational @#$% is blogging) I use to throw only innova plastic..any other brand and that brands owners seemed silly. Then my girl got the bug and purchased,much to my groaning, a discraft xs in z plastic. This disc changed it all for me. not only was its distance and flights comparable to my beloved Valkyrie, it could also take the direct gunfire sounding tree hits of that wretched oak off to the right on the third tee. After that ive been ape shit to try new stuff. Still drive my Valkyrie 90% of the time but there are other choices for the different situations we all invarriably find ourselves in. As another example,me and Karen recently purchased a quest at oddesy ultra long range driver. We got them for the sole purpose of having a floater. We threw them and oh my God! These things are simply amazing. They dont have the typical profile that says,"i can fly for days",but they do. The same can be said for my mid range line up..2 discraft 1 innova 1 gateway. Putters..ooops. Banger gt in D plasitc. I guess this is all of minor importance considering the larger issues facing our world, but if i read another article pointing out my lack of brains and general maleness because i dont throw or like a rock I will puke. Thanks for reading and replies would be appreciated> Spread the love bothers and sisters...may your mixed bags yield many aces.

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Comment by 4U2NV on March 30, 2009 at 9:54am
I recently made the switch from a mixed bag (of which I was carrying about 25 discs and 20 molds) to a single manufacturer (now carrying about 25 discs of which about 9 or 10 molds). I am not sponsored, but I must say I like the single brand and limited number of molds. Mind you I have a bunch of other stuff in boxes, and I would encourage newer players to throw different discs based of form, and power needs. But for me being a Michigan Boy living in Illinois on a limited budget it is Discraft for me.
Comment by Garrett Graham on March 2, 2009 at 6:23pm
I am loyal to discs that i can purchase cheap so I have almost all discraft. However I throw a lot of innova in my glow bag. I love plastic. And only but Discraft to help My local economy as I live in Michigan Great Blog and Throw what you like. I like Discraft
Comment by Scot Lambert on March 1, 2009 at 4:41pm
thanks for the comment Karen. what do you carry in your bag?
Comment by karen casey on March 1, 2009 at 4:33pm
what a good blog babe
Comment by Chainz-4-Brainz on March 1, 2009 at 11:09am
I think you've hit the nail on the head. It seems that loyalty to a specific brand is pointless (unless said brand is compensating you, I guess). By sticking to one brand, you are infinitely limiting yourself and your game. Maybe if you put down a Boss and throw a Crush, you'll find it's more talored to your needs. You'll never know until you try, and until you try, you shouldn't badmouth the "other guys". Good blog, my friend. Keep up the good work...
Comment by nanook on March 1, 2009 at 10:44am
I'll admit I carry a "one-brand" bag, but it is less about the molds and more about the plastic. After years of throwing lots of different discs, I found one type of plastic just appealed to my preferences. Then I started trying different discs within that plastic line, and finally settled on my current setup. However, If some one asks me for disc suggestions, I'm not above recommending several different discs from different manufacturers.

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