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Forum: Course Design Today, 12:11 AM
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Posted By donnyv
You can somewhat see where they cleared away the...

You can somewhat see where they cleared away the trees at the top right of this pic just outside the red boundary lines. This pic is from this past fall right when they were running the lines thru...
Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 11:29 PM
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Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
I only posted the nicer pics of the southern...

I only posted the nicer pics of the southern section near me. This valley here is lower and has been farmed for awhile. The newer lines are on the left and you can barely see where the cutting was...
Forum: Course Design Yesterday, 03:37 PM
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Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
secret tone course potential

Here's a pic looking south from the top of the ridge. After a 40' drop, the creek lines the right side of the pic and snakes down and crosses over at about 1800' away and then goes back up. Behind...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 12,125
Posted By donnyv
Don't forget to tell us how clean and friendly it...

Don't forget to tell us how clean and friendly it is :p
Forum: Other Gear 07-23-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By donnyv
Since they were both upgraded over the past...

Since they were both upgraded over the past couple years I think they are both great baskets. IIRC Innova costs slightly less. The yellow band on the innova does not bother me as much as the nubs...
Forum: Discs 07-22-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,288
Posted By donnyv
Thats when I started. The better discs (elite...

Thats when I started. The better discs (elite pro, CE) started to come out in 2001-2003. Or I could just say when the Buzzz came out, or does 11 yrs ago not count either? :p
Forum: Discs 07-22-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,288
Posted By donnyv
More durable plastic blends and molds When I...

More durable plastic blends and molds
When I started in 1997, the discs would be toast after a few tree hits from us new to the sport. Once Discraft's "elite pro" and Innova's "champion edition"...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,243
Posted By donnyv
No, I rolled it a few days later. Those Cummins...

No, I rolled it a few days later. Those Cummins were just getting "broken in":thmbup: at 100,000. I planned on taking pics at 200,000 / 300,000 / 400,000 etc, but it just wasn't in the cards for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,243
Posted By donnyv
LOL Congrats man Reminded me of going over...

LOL
Congrats man

Reminded me of going over the 100,000 mile mark on the odometer on my rig
http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w414/donnyvanhoutte/Ram100000b_zpsca80afbc.jpg

and then rolling...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-22-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,626
Posted By donnyv
They don't have the hole lengths listed, but I'd...

They don't have the hole lengths listed, but I'd have to say Sage Creek (http://www.discgolfscene.com/courses/Sage_Creek) in Memphis, MI is my hands-down favorite short course. Tons of elevation...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,418
Posted By donnyv
What # would you call first when there are...

What # would you call first when there are multiple different phone #'s and names on a found disc?
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By donnyv
Live and learn indeed. At my old course I...

Live and learn indeed.

At my old course I made a temporary gold layout that was just too long and tough to be enjoyable. Since I was just tinkering with what I had, I didn't alter the course too...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-17-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By donnyv
I have a white and a blue 18 hole layouts at my...

I have a white and a blue 18 hole layouts at my course that are over 7200'. I don't have a gold layout on my course yet, but could easily move baskets for special occasions. I do have a few par 4's...
Forum: Course Design 07-16-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
I think I read something back in early april on...

I think I read something back in early april on the dgcd group about power line easements but it was in canada. I too have 2 huge powerlines running next to our property. They just cleared it last...
Forum: Course Design 07-14-2014, 11:52 PM
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Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
Crazy, I had a tree fall over my driveway a month...

Crazy, I had a tree fall over my driveway a month after we moved in. Storms knocked our power out in middle of the night. Woke up and got kids ready for school and made it halfway down the long drive...
Forum: Course Design 07-14-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 675
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Posted By donnyv
LMAO So true Just when you get that one cut...

LMAO
So true
Just when you get that one cut up, another one, or two, or more will fall. I'm hoping to sell mine as firewood to help fund the course.

I was working on hole 16 near the treehouse...
Forum: Course Design 07-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
Our first course started out as a clean-up...

Our first course started out as a clean-up project at my grandparents farm in 2001. I didn't have any baskets at first but mapped out a lil course and cut a few fairways. It took a while because I...
Forum: Course Design 07-11-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
Keep the faith :) I had to take down my old...

Keep the faith :)
I had to take down my old private course as well because the family sold the land. They ended up cutting down hundreds of trees and only a small portion was left. The good news was...
Forum: Course Design 07-10-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
I'm 10 months in but didn't get to do any...

I'm 10 months in but didn't get to do any clearing from early Dec thru early April from all that snow we had. It did give me a chance to visionize the layout and flight lines with all the foilage...
Forum: Course Design 07-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
I'll eventually start a lil thread for my course...

I'll eventually start a lil thread for my course but I'll have to renew my dgcr membership so I can upload more pics.

It's def been a ton of work so far but I'm inching closer...
Forum: Course Design 07-09-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
Thanks David and congrats on reaching the 10 year...

Thanks David and congrats on reaching the 10 year mark!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-03-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,839
Posted By donnyv
We just had a local-level (middle-aged men)...

We just had a local-level (middle-aged men) league at a small park where a ref was sucker punched in the throat for giving a db a yellow card. The ref died by the next day at the hospital.

I...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-01-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By donnyv
^^^ I'm also curious about what hoops you had...

^^^
I'm also curious about what hoops you had to jump through to get a course on state-owned land. There is some land at 2 state parks over here in St. Clair County that could potentially give the...
Forum: Course Design 06-12-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,679
Posted By donnyv
I've taken a bunch of "before" pics and I look...

I've taken a bunch of "before" pics and I look back at them from time to time. Many were just solid walls of trees and/or brush. I could barely recognize where I took some of them, but our course...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 354,000
Posted By donnyv
I was just weed whipping my course Saturday when...

I was just weed whipping my course Saturday when one of these buggers popped up a foot from the weed whipper. The thing barely knew how to walk and then disappeared into the tall grass. Fast forward...
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