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Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,959
Posted By markmcc
I am in the same boat. I gave up on the X-step a...

I am in the same boat. I gave up on the X-step a couple of years back and have driven with a "one-step" (pick up my front foot, bring it back, and then step forward onto it) ever since. I can drive...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,585
Posted By markmcc
I understand that the Four Mound complex is...

I understand that the Four Mound complex is currently closed to public play. They cancelled this year's A/B Tier Lilac City Open and posted "We cannot use Four Mound for Disc Golf until hopefully, a...
Forum: Course Design 07-08-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,343
Posted By markmcc
I don't mind if they are up on a "natural"...

I don't mind if they are up on a "natural" feature like a large rock or a stump. Or even on a man-made hill. But baskets stuck up on a tall post don't make much sense to me, and more than one or two...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,661
Posted By markmcc
New article on the Foot Golf "Boom". They seem...

New article on the Foot Golf "Boom". They seem to have plenty of intrigue: Competing sanctioning bodies, out-of-production balls that are being hoarded, suggestions that balls are being inflated and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,061
Posted By markmcc
I have mainly orange, yellow, bright red and pink...

I have mainly orange, yellow, bright red and pink discs. I do have a bright blue Teebird that shows up remarkably well. I've had a few dark discs and really hated searching for them. And I gifted...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,377
Posted By markmcc
It is easy to get confused as you'll get several...

It is easy to get confused as you'll get several different ideas on the best way to develop your skills.

Putter only rounds are a great way to improve and develop your technique as putters will...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-02-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,377
Posted By markmcc
Actually, throwing a disc 450 ft (over flat...

Actually, throwing a disc 450 ft (over flat ground...) is very far, and most of us will never be able to do it. Comparing "normal" folks to what David Wiggins is doing is a bit like saying that...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-01-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By markmcc
This past winter I was I decided to concentrate...

This past winter I was I decided to concentrate my field work on mid-ranges and started having terrible problems with turning them all over when driving out past 200'. I was using my "normal"...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-29-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,885
Posted By markmcc
I travel quite a bit and like to try new courses...

I travel quite a bit and like to try new courses along the way. I lost my favorite driver the other day on a new course when the disc faded into a brush-filled gully that I didn't realize was left of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-17-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,897
Posted By markmcc
I joined a young guy at the last hole on a local...

I joined a young guy at the last hole on a local course, and we both drove. I typically do a "one-step" drive and drove what I would say was 275' (pretty typical for me). He used a more typical...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,482
Posted By markmcc
I fly radio controlled airplanes and have my name...

I fly radio controlled airplanes and have my name and telephone number on them in case of a radio malfunction or an unfortunate encounter with a tree. So I suppose I put my name and number on things...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,482
Posted By markmcc
I put my name and number on all of my discs. ...

I put my name and number on all of my discs.

I don't have a single disc that I think or as collectable, or that I'm holding for later sale, so ink isn't an issue to me. I've had 4 or 5 discs...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,382
Posted By markmcc
I was playing a tournament at a park in Cortez,...

I was playing a tournament at a park in Cortez, Colorado. There was a couple passed out under the basket we were about to play to. I went up there, woke them up (tough as they were way drunk) and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-08-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,382
Posted By markmcc
Uhh, No. Dragonflies have a larval stage that...

Uhh, No. Dragonflies have a larval stage that live in the water. When the adult is ready to emerge the dragonfly nymph crawls up onto a reed, rock or other dry land and the adult emerges, leaving...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-05-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By markmcc
I've played the Two Gray Hares course and met the...

I've played the Two Gray Hares course and met the owners. They are very nice folks. Didn't take any lessons but they've been around for quite a while.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-29-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,008
Posted By markmcc
Same. I am not very good at either, and use them...

Same. I am not very good at either, and use them one to get out of a tight spot.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-28-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,081
Posted By markmcc
I spent last summer as a campground volunteer at...

I spent last summer as a campground volunteer at Farragut State Park in northern Idaho (four DG courses). They had more Lightning discs in their "pro shop" than I'd ever seen before, and they...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,229
Posted By markmcc
I think that some of the perceived homophobia in...

I think that some of the perceived homophobia in DG is due to the fact that many of our players are high-school and college "dudes" who are more worried about looking tough and being macho than they...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-15-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,669
Posted By markmcc
Don't be surprised if you don't have a clearly...

Don't be surprised if you don't have a clearly dominant eye.

I shot pistols and rifles competitively for about 15 years, and got used to using only my right eye (right-handed). But when I started...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,396
Posted By markmcc
I've returned probably a dozen discs without...

I've returned probably a dozen discs without getting one back, until this last week. I left a nice ESP Comet on a state park course, and got a call from a guy within about 15 minutes saying that he'd...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-12-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,582
Posted By markmcc
I am 0/25 in two categories (Top Rated, Most...

I am 0/25 in two categories (Top Rated, Most Favorited) and 1/25 in the third (Most Wishlisted). I play mostly rural courses and just haven't spent any time around the DG hotspots.

If it wasn't...
Forum: Discs 05-10-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,690
Posted By markmcc
Parting Line Height It's the seam on the...

Parting Line Height

It's the seam on the wing where the top and bottom sections of the mold come together.

From Inbounds Disc Golf - When comparing two discs of the same mold, all other things...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-30-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By markmcc
I played the 9-hole layout back in November, so...

I played the 9-hole layout back in November, so look forward to giving the new layout a try when I'm back later in the year. I'm glad to read that the blind drive on Hole 4 has been eliminated. A...
Forum: Discs 04-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,343
Posted By markmcc
Same for me. Even if I have a straightforward BH...

Same for me. Even if I have a straightforward BH approach available, I often just FH the Zone in there. So predictable.
Forum: Discs 04-23-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,343
Posted By markmcc
I have a bright pink ESP Zone (and an identical...

I have a bright pink ESP Zone (and an identical backup) that is my only "won't play DG without it" disc. I use it for both FH and BH approach shots, for putting into ridiculous headwinds, and...
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