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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-05-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,123
Posted By giles
I've got one and don't like it. Trying to replace...

I've got one and don't like it. Trying to replace all my baskets with Discatcher Pros. The lack of nubs and the low profile top are really bad about sending a near miss flying. I've seen far more...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-01-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,596
Posted By giles
Right on. :thmbup: My point wasn't that they are...

Right on. :thmbup: My point wasn't that they are not fun or good courses, just call it what it is. Though I did skip out after 8 holes at Conocido in Arizona because it looked like a Black Friday...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-01-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,596
Posted By giles
Completely off topic but this reminds me of all...

Completely off topic but this reminds me of all the "18 hole" courses that are 9 or 10 baskets with two sets of tee pads. I've seen a lot of these lately in New Mexico and Arizona. I have a 9 hole...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 11-01-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By giles
Like Jeffmonty said, Pagosa has two really good...

Like Jeffmonty said, Pagosa has two really good public courses. Mine is a fairly typical course but I'm proud of it. I've been following your course bagging efforts all this time so I would be beyond...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 10-31-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,285
Posted By giles
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.ph...

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=60028&d=1477952548

Here is what I did for my backyard course. It took me a week of working on it in my spare time to make all 12. I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-02-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,265
Posted By giles
Got my season pass so I'll be snowboarding as...

Got my season pass so I'll be snowboarding as much as possible. After years of year round DG and not much else in Texas I am really enjoying putting the plastic away when the snow comes. I will go...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 09-24-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By giles
I also use bricks on my backyard course. 6 @ 1'...

I also use bricks on my backyard course. 6 @ 1' each in a line at the front of the box. I also have marking whiskers at each end and just installed tee posts.
Forum: Course Design 09-16-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 93,184
Posted By giles
I'm on 10 acres now and the 5 acre empty lot next...

I'm on 10 acres now and the 5 acre empty lot next to me just went on the market. I'd reallyliketo get my hands on it! Going to talk to my banker in an hour. Cross fingers for me.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-31-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By giles
Steve, can I get your thoughts on this, I don't...

Steve, can I get your thoughts on this, I don't think it really applies to your conclusion.

I keep stats on my private course and try to implement changes at the start of the season. My layout is...
Forum: Tournaments 08-27-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,882
Posted By giles
Allergic reaction.

Allergic reaction.
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 08-25-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By giles
Jimmy Porter in Carrolton is alright. I'm a fan...

Jimmy Porter in Carrolton is alright.
I'm a fan of Town Lake in McKinney & Alex Clark, near by, is a fun beginner course.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,113
Posted By giles
IAIA in Santa Fe has tips on the tee signs and it...

IAIA in Santa Fe has tips on the tee signs and it really fits for the high desert course. When the terrain is scrub trees and bushes it was really nice to have a tee sign tell you that short left of...
Forum: Hole of the Day 03-15-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 811
Posted By giles
I need to take some new pictures. This tee was...

I need to take some new pictures. This tee was actually moved back another 50' or more and the course is looking way better. I was in a hurry to get something up when it was first installed.

Like...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-08-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 186,869
Posted By giles
It is possible but I don't know of a single one...

It is possible but I don't know of a single one that fits that bill. I've had enough out of town golfers stay with me on tournament weekends to think that they don't use hotels as often as you think.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-08-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 186,869
Posted By giles
You are thinking of Paige Bjerkaas. Her father...

You are thinking of Paige Bjerkaas. Her father recently took a job with DD.
Forum: Hole of the Day 01-15-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 865
Posted By giles
LOL the only course in the world with concrete...

LOL the only course in the world with concrete tee boxes and tone pole targets.

My photo, course has been redesigned with concrete tees and baskets installed.
Forum: Hole of the Day 01-13-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By giles
Walking from 16 basket to 17 tee, the long tee is...

Walking from 16 basket to 17 tee, the long tee is on the left at the top edge of the creek, probably closer to the previous basket than the next tee. You almost have to throw out over the creek if...
Forum: Course Design 08-18-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,470
Posted By giles
This is what I did with my backyard course though...

This is what I did with my backyard course though I have one hole that plays the same and used 4 alternate tee pads and 4 alternate baskets. So you might look at the possibility of having two baskets...
Forum: Course Design 06-10-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 93,184
Posted By giles
Thanks. My design criteria was to keep people...

Thanks. My design criteria was to keep people away from my neighbors fencing and not hit my house. Once I had that I attempted to mix up the shots and distances. I also wanted to keep it fairly easy...
Forum: Course Design 06-09-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 93,184
Posted By giles
Wanted to share a video of my course. 9 fairways,...

Wanted to share a video of my course. 9 fairways, 4 alt pins and 4 alt tee boxes for 18 holes.

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,787
Posted By giles
Because it allows her to keep her eye on the line...

Because it allows her to keep her eye on the line she want to throw?
Forum: Other Gear 05-07-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,918
Posted By giles
A lightning DB-5 is fully Galvanized and built...

A lightning DB-5 is fully Galvanized and built like a tank. Don't know about a warranty.

I took a look at the Recruit's outward nubs. I don't see how they could damage a putter as they are...
Forum: Course Design 12-07-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,865
Posted By giles
I went this route with my course. 9 models across...

I went this route with my course. 9 models across my 12 baskets. I like it, but I modified the single chains into double chains.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-23-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,854
Posted By giles
I went to several over my years of pain and none...

I went to several over my years of pain and none were worth the time let alone the money. Some might be good but of the ones I've seen it was very hokey mumbo jumbo and non recommended I see a proper...
Forum: Course Design 10-23-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,163
Posted By giles
Thanks. I do drafting & design for a living and...

Thanks. I do drafting & design for a living and build stuff as a hobby.
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