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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,829
Views: 429,337
Posted By ballardthedome
Coyote's Den in the Crooked River Gorge in...

Coyote's Den in the Crooked River Gorge in central OR. Definitely the upside to playing in slightly rainy conditions. This was taken around Thanksgiving.
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-29-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 129,134
Posted By ballardthedome
+16 for me, from 870 to 886. That was after SF...

+16 for me, from 870 to 886. That was after SF Safari was added in (only my 3rd tourney). Woohoo!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-29-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Played Safari tourney in SF over the weekend. I'm...

Played Safari tourney in SF over the weekend. I'm 14 months into my playing career and finally had a decent showing in a tourney. Ended up 11th in Am Masters division (out of 24). Made it through 76...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-22-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By ballardthedome
I used straddle only putting since I first...

I used straddle only putting since I first started playing last July. About 6 weeks ago, after noticing that many of the pro players putt with a staggered stance, I decided to try switching to that. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Played Lagoon Valley in Vacaville for the first...

Played Lagoon Valley in Vacaville for the first time on Sat afternoon. The wind was really whipping, so I was fairly stoked with my +4 finish (and NOT losing any discs in the water).
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Played the SFDGC Sunday weekly yesterday. It was...

Played the SFDGC Sunday weekly yesterday. It was a crazy safari layout, almost all temp tees, a couple temp baskets, lots of cross overs, but overall quite a bit shorter than the normal course...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Played a round at SFDGC yesterday. Took at 6 on...

Played a round at SFDGC yesterday. Took at 6 on hole 5, so that was pretty painful, and overall wasn't too excited about my round. But then on the second to last hole, I had a ~90 foot shot, no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,257
Posted By ballardthedome
Only been playing about a year, but going to new...

Only been playing about a year, but going to new courses is one of my favorites things about disc golf (34 courses played now). I live near San Francisco, so GG Park is my home course and I've played...
Forum: The Marketplace 05-05-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By ballardthedome
Candy Pro Firebird

Looking for a Candy "Pro" Firebird, any color, though red or blue would be best. Willing to pay top $.

Let me know, thanks.

BDA
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 189,415
Posted By ballardthedome
when you wake up at 5:30am Paris time, get on a...

when you wake up at 5:30am Paris time, get on a flight for 12 hours, then immediately upon getting home, jump in the car, drive 45 minutes in the rain to get in 18 holes at the local course before...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-28-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,829
Views: 429,337
Posted By ballardthedome
Spent 10 days in Paris for my wife's 50th...

Spent 10 days in Paris for my wife's 50th birthday. Managed to get out to Jablines course one of the days. Great course, though it didn't look like it got much action. Found this hole a little...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 03-01-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,501
Views: 530,864
Posted By ballardthedome
My 4th dye job and my favorite so far. Have to...

My 4th dye job and my favorite so far. Have to dye the rest of my glow discs now!

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa49/ballardthedome/CheshireCatlight.jpg...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,098
Posted By ballardthedome
The only ace I've witnessed was hole 1 of SFDGC...

The only ace I've witnessed was hole 1 of SFDGC in the A position at 239ft. Sean Jack was throwing a few holes with me before it got dark. Sean had broken his left (off) arm about two weeks...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Got up at 5:45am this morning, drove up to SFDGC...

Got up at 5:45am this morning, drove up to SFDGC and got 27 holes in before I had to head out to work. What a great freaking way to start the day, I'll be doing more of that I think.

Played...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-20-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Met up with delaveagabeast and his lovely...

Met up with delaveagabeast and his lovely girlfriend today for a round at CSUMB Oaks, followed by a round at Ryan Ranch. Weather was in the high 70s, unbelievably beautiful in the Monterey area.
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Forum: Discs 01-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By ballardthedome
Jack-O-Lantern Glow Star Tern

Star Terns are my main drivers and I've been missing having one on my glow rounds. As soon as I saw this dyed Star Tern online, I wanted it to be glow in the dark, and now it is!!
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,897
Posted By ballardthedome
I've found that alcohol sends my game downhill...

I've found that alcohol sends my game downhill pretty fast, however, for glow rounds, a little sip of tequila from the flask now and again just feels sooooo right.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-15-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,049
Posted By ballardthedome
I can't play in pants! This long sleeve...

I can't play in pants!

This long sleeve jacket is killing me.

Both said by me during my first glow round in early December, where it got all the way down to 38 degrees here in SF. Only time...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-02-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,198
Posted By ballardthedome
Started playing July of 2013, so really didn't...

Started playing July of 2013, so really didn't have any goals for last year.

Goals for 2014 for me:

1. Play an under par round at SFDGC.
2. Play in at least two "official" tournaments
3. Get...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-29-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Played the SFDGC weekly tourney this morning,...

Played the SFDGC weekly tourney this morning, shot a +5, pretty decent for me after personal best +4 last week.

Thursday I played two new courses for me, Skyline Wilderness Park in Napa (the roll...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-23-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,173
Posted By ballardthedome
What's your favorite internet radio station to listen to while playing disc?

Just got a Jambox Mini, primarily to listen to music at home, but also figured it would be nice to have a music option while playing disc golf.

I like almost all kinds of music, although I've...
Forum: Discs 12-12-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By ballardthedome
Thanks folks. Brad, good point about asking...

Thanks folks.

Brad, good point about asking my retailer, I'll definitely do that.

BDA
Forum: Discs 12-12-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By ballardthedome
Where to buy MVP discs in SF Bay Area?

I've recently switched to using Amps for mid-long range and Ions for putting. I've found that I really like the feel of the different material on the edge for the MVP discs.

I've been able to buy...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 121,274
Posted By ballardthedome
Played in the SFDGC weekly yesterday morning and...

Played in the SFDGC weekly yesterday morning and used my new drive form (a four step into drive rather than the 2 step I was using the last couple months). Took away from accuracy a good bit, but not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-06-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,142
Posted By ballardthedome
I know someone already replied with a store in...

I know someone already replied with a store in SoCal, but haven't seen any mention of NorCal stores.

I think the best selection I've seen so far in the bay area is at Mel Cotton's. Anyone seen a...
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