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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-16-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,563
Posted By markmcc
As a travelling DG'er who may only play a course...

As a travelling DG'er who may only play a course once or twice, I appreciate signs that have "tips". I played a course in Utah that had tips for a few holes like "Avoid the gulch!! Clear it or stay...
Forum: Tournaments 07-14-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 51,284
Posted By markmcc
That is gorgeous from a natural standpoint, but...

That is gorgeous from a natural standpoint, but looks like a disc-eating nightmare from a player's standpoint. Keep it in the fairway, right??
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-30-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,115
Posted By markmcc
In my world $10 isn't a lot of money. So I'll...

In my world $10 isn't a lot of money. So I'll take the ace any time.
Forum: Discs 06-26-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,962
Posted By markmcc
Incorrect. You can buy one, ask a buddy for one,...

Incorrect. You can buy one, ask a buddy for one, get one from your car (if you can do it within allotted time), or pick one up out of the weeds and use it. There is no rule requiring you to wait...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-23-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By markmcc
A similar issue has been brought up regarding a...

A similar issue has been brought up regarding a players bag on the course. If a disc hits a players bag (assuming the player hadn't been asked to move the bag) that bag is considered to have been...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-20-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By markmcc
I've used a temperature controlled soldering...

I've used a temperature controlled soldering station to melt those "whiskers" back into place. Otherwise they just catch crap and get in the way.
Forum: Discs 05-29-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,478
Posted By markmcc
Zone

Zone
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 05-20-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,311
Posted By markmcc
I agree. I have been a bridge design engineer for...

I agree. I have been a bridge design engineer for 35 years, and the arbitrary "28-day strength" of concrete is just that, a strength target chosen at the specific time of 4 weeks. Concrete will...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-16-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,815
Posted By markmcc
A recent tournament memory: We step up to a tee...

A recent tournament memory: We step up to a tee to find the players on the card in front of us walking around in the brush. We ask if they need help finding a disc, and sure enough they do. What...
Forum: Discs 05-13-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,841
Posted By markmcc
As you say, Latitude 64 states that they only go...

As you say, Latitude 64 states that they only go up to 159 grams. I wonder if she misstated the weight or ??
Forum: Discs 05-13-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,841
Posted By markmcc
I picked up a 153g Opto Diamond at a disc store...

I picked up a 153g Opto Diamond at a disc store in Ruidoso, NM. I've been up here for a couple of weeks and have played the Grindstone Park course every morning. Turns out that the Diamond is the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-09-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By markmcc
If you go back earlier in the video she did try a...

If you go back earlier in the video she did try a stance with her foot up on the branch behind the disc, but then decided on the stance that she ultimately used.
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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-08-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By markmcc
Marking Lie for Disc Above Playing Surface

I was watching the 2016 Kansas City Open Round 2, Back 9, FPO lead card and saw what I think is a violation of Rule 802.03.

Catrina Allen had a disc land on a near horizontal tree trunk about 2'...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 05-05-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By markmcc
When I started my wife played as well. But as my...

When I started my wife played as well. But as my drives improved and hers didn't as quickly we got to the point that she was throwing two or more shots to each of mine and it got discouraging for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-03-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,383
Posted By markmcc
I'd have CCDG first, Jomez second, Disc Golf Guy...

I'd have CCDG first, Jomez second, Disc Golf Guy third. After that, no preference...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-30-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,811
Posted By markmcc
That's a shame. They had put a good bit of money...

That's a shame. They had put a good bit of money and effort into it. I guess it turned out not to be worth it. Didn't they have the Colorado College DG Championships there?
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-30-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,811
Posted By markmcc
I played the Jellystone course when I was in the...

I played the Jellystone course when I was in the area in 2014 and found it to be a very decent course. At the time the $5 I paid seemed reasonable, but I will admit that $10 per round starts to seem...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 04-30-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By markmcc
Putting is the most variable part of my game,...

Putting is the most variable part of my game, because so much of it is about confidence. When I buckle down and practice putting every day, I can be a very decent putter. But if I don't, I'll start...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-29-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,065
Posted By markmcc
He does have a Patreon account...

He does have a Patreon account (https://www.patreon.com/CCDG) that I joined up on a year or so ago. You can sign up for a given amount per video or just a fixed amount. It is one way to support him...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-29-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,065
Posted By markmcc
I think that CCDG absolutely rocks their videos....

I think that CCDG absolutely rocks their videos. The items that you've mentioned are part of what makes the videos interesting to me. Oh, and that he produces top quality disc golf videos and shares...
Forum: Other Gear 04-27-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By markmcc
I've had good luck with Shoe Goo on Teva and Keen...

I've had good luck with Shoe Goo on Teva and Keen soles. It is important to get both surfaces as clean as you can and clamp the repair overnight. I use a couple of woodworking clamps, or a bunch of...
Forum: Course Design 04-14-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,363
Posted By markmcc
I have played a couple of neighborhood courses...

I have played a couple of neighborhood courses where you wouldn't think anyone would put a disc over a fence, and yet they manage to do it. And not just noobs. Some of the really big-armed guys will...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,975
Posted By markmcc
Nope. 802.04E - A player shall receive a warning...

Nope. 802.04E - A player shall receive a warning for the first stance violation in the round. Subsequent stance violations in the same round shall incur a one-throw penalty. Stance violations may not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-28-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,890
Posted By markmcc
I played a DG tournament this month where the...

I played a DG tournament this month where the course was placed onto an existing ball golf course. The front nine was closed on Friday and Saturday, and I'm certain there were some annoyed ball...
Forum: Discs 03-28-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,586
Posted By markmcc
My new Star L3 is dead straight with modest fade....

My new Star L3 is dead straight with modest fade. I haven't been able to turn it yet. I'll be interested to see if it loosens up some with time. My older Opto River has a reliable turn and just...
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