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Pepe

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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2019, 12:29:20 PM »

try to trompo proof the room.

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Hydrona

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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2019, 06:37:53 AM »

May have to wait till summer to find one, but what about those cheap one-piece plastic swimming pools for toddlers?

Or a large doormat or floor runner with carpet on top and rubber on bottom to damp bounces?   You'll find a wide selection of shapes and sizes at any big-box hardware store.
I know where to find large doormats,   there are a good selection of in Action! A store where you can find cheap stuff.
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Kirk

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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2019, 11:20:12 PM »

Indoor days are often days to practice throwing to the ground for target accuracy.  Get a frisbee,  then a jar lid, then a bottle cap.  If you can land in a jar lid 50% of the time you are doing pretty well.
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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2019, 04:29:59 AM »

Indoor days are often days to practice throwing to the ground for target accuracy.  Get a frisbee,  then a jar lid, then a bottle cap.  If you can land in a jar lid 50% of the time you are doing pretty well.

Ca you read my mind or something  ;D
I was actually practicing on a big disc this week   :) with my wooden tops.
I finally can throw them to the floor, without problem,   now I have 'modded 'them.
Maybe I can try with my plastic tops next,for  target accuracy .
Im more confident in my indoor throwing,  so maybe it's time to boomerang  (with my lighter tops of course! )
Thanks for the idea,  Kirk  :)

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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #19 on: December 18, 2019, 06:40:37 PM »

since moving into a condo here's what i do to not damage the flooring. i put 2 yoga mats one beside the other and then stack 3 of my blankets on top of that. i have yet to have any damage to the flooring  ;D
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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2019, 04:01:03 AM »

I am practising 90% of time indoors. Carpet on the floor works very well for me. There are scratches on cabinets here and there but luckily I haven't broken window nor lamp yet.
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Re: Any tips/tricks for practicing inside the house?
« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2019, 12:25:39 PM »

There are scratches on cabinets here and there but luckily I haven't broken window nor lamp yet.

I have a different indoor top problem with similar results.

Since I demo my LEGO tops at public events, I have to test them all for maximum safe speed with various starters. If I don't proceed in small steps, I can end up with a hail of high-speed shrapnel covering 3 rooms. Gouges and paint chips in nearby wallboard are not unheard of.

Not a word to my wife!
« Last Edit: December 20, 2019, 01:14:59 PM by Jeremy McCreary »
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