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Vibram’s NEW O-Lace hits shelves in 2 days (Nov. 12) and Dogleg Destin has the video review just for you!
Destin was able to get his hands on one of these O-Laces a week or so before the release. He’s been testing it and has put together a nice little review for it. Read/watch all about Vibram’s O-Lace here.
Our first ever glow discs are available in VERY limited quantities, so get be sure to act now and get yours today!
We are sold out of glow putters but do have a small selection of mids and drivers that were over runs from the test production run. I’ve just put them into stock.
If you’ve been away from disc golf for a few months, there are several new discs that have recently hit the market. Some of these new discs are completely unique and unlike any golf disc you’ve ever thrown.
In case you’re looking for some new plastic to experiment with, here’s a break down of the new additions we’ve received in the last month and a half.
Discraft Crank: The all new Crank by Discraft is nothing revolutionary, it’s simply an ultra fast driver that flies straight. The ESP plastic has been around for a while. Despite the fact that there is nothing extra-ordinarily special about it, the Crank is already our top selling disc of 2013 — and we’ve had it for sale for less than two months! In terms of total sales for the year, only the Prodigy D1, D4, and Vibram Lace come close to the Crank.
Discraft’s reputation and positive user experience have made the Crank a very popular new disc.
Innova Atlas: The Atlas really is a revolutionary disc. While there are other manufacturers that make two plastic over-mold discs, the feel and flight of the Atlas is unique. This straight flying midrange has an ultra grippy rim and a firm, flat flight plate. The Atlas’s flight path is very smooth with a most moderate fade. The grippy rim helps this disc stick to the ground and reduce skipping.
The double plastic mold make the Atlas one of the more expensive discs for sale, but those who have tried it have been nothing but impressed by the results.
Vibram unLace: The new Vibram unLace is perhaps the most understable high speed distance driver ever made. This thing is super easy to throw, and will likely become one of the top drivers for newer disc golfers looking for more distance. This disc is available in the soft x-link medium as well as the x-link firm blend giving it a great look and feel.
If you’re looking for a driver that will experience high speed turn with moderate throws, the unLace will deliver unparalleled results.
Hyzer Bomb Discs: Partnering with Millennium, Hyzer Bomb, has recently released three discs: the Mortar, Tank, and Tank Panzer. The Tank and Tank-Panzer are unique feeling putters with a thumbtrak grip available in Millennium’s soft standard plastic.
While the Tank is new to Hyzer Bomb, it’s actually an old golf disc that has been brought back from the dead. The Tank-Panzer feels like the Tank, but offers a more stable alternative. The Mortar is a very overstable midrange available in a unique softer plastic blend.
Lots of things are changing for me and DB Free Disc Golf; I need some help keeping up the momentum. A number of people have helped me get this started and keep it going so from one of my biggest supporters, contributors, and friends Armando Lopez Jr., El Capitan, #45792:
Change is sometimes difficult to deal with especially when it comes to any technical sport such as disc golf. It often disrupts your rhythm and flow. It can make you change your approach which can be awkward or uncomfortable. For example, the wind picks up so instead of your preferred anhyzer you must throw a really over-stable hyzer.
But sometimes change is needed when things are just not going your way. Your putting is not on mark so you change your stance. You keep flipping your driver so you move to something more stable. Yet, those are the little changes we can make easily. We are frequently prepared to make this type of change but what about changing every disc in your bag and starting over? Yeah that’s what I did. See the rest of Armando’s story here.
I was extremely excited to hear my favorite disc company, Vibram, was holding their own take on a tournament this year called a Birdie Bash. There was an event set in Kalamazoo and I knew I had to be there…
Many of you may think of this as a stark contrast to regular “stroke play” rounds of disc golf where it is in your best interest to play the course and NOT your opponent — and you would be right. While this article could bounce back and forth between the differences in playing match play and stroke play, we decided to take a deeper look at my personal favorite format of match play. We will follow up in the upcoming weeks with an article about stroke play, but for now, let’s take a look at the wildly entertaining format!
In stroke play, you can’t control how others are playing. It’s in your best interest to keep your head down and scratch and claw for every stroke you can — not worrying about the players in your group, or what other scores have been posted earlier in the day. Match play, on the other hand, is completely different. The sole focus of your round is to beat one guy — your opponent. Your score at the end of the round doesn’t matter, your match does. If you take a 6 on a hole and your opponent takes an 8, you should care less that you just made a triple bogey — you won the hole; now its time to put that hole behind you and focus on the next one.
Thank you Vibram Disc Golf! We are giving away the Lace on our Encompass Life Facebook page this Friday, January 4th, Don’t miss it!
New to stores, November 23rd, 2012, the Lace is Vibram Disc Golf’s first long distance driver. It is a very fast and stable long distance driver. It is beefy enough to handle the wind and yet does not need insane power to get way down the fairway. The Lace is like a faster Trak with a ton more glide thrown in as a bonus.
Get ready to Lace one down the fairway – way down the fairway! Like our Encompass Life Facebook page, and you will have a chance to become a WINNER this Friday. Contest rules will be posted on our site Thursday, January 3rd, so tell your friends!
Some really nice and thoughtful reviews are starting to populate the disc pool… Remember to get your entries in for the Vibram Swag Giveway that includes a Dry-Fit Polo and 2 Obex Prototypes… Details on the front page at www.REVIEWdg.com
Here is a friendly tip regarding the contest – A review of the OBEX is worth 25 entries in the contest and there are two plastics to review = 50 points. Please make sure you have thrown it before you review it… Only meaningful reviews will be counted… Check out the front page of REVIEW for all of the specifics of the contest.
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We’ve “sticky’d” the Vibram/REVIEWdg.com Swag Giveway to make it easier for you to find it. Get your entries in to win the SWAG package that includes a Dryfit Polo, 2 Obex Prototypes, a Mini and a Five-Finger Keychain – http://talkdiscgolf.com/?p=1652
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Make sure to have a Vibram Disc review up on REVIEWdg as we will be doing a giveaway promotion in conjunction with Vibram Disc Golf from among those folks who have reviewed a Vibram Disc on the new BETA site… Enter early and enter often – one review per mold/plastic (rubber) combination please…