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Forum: Tournaments 02-26-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 44,920
Posted By ToddL
Competition Manual 1.5B If a player is not...

Competition Manual 1.5B

If a player is not present to throw when it is his or her turn, the scorekeeper shall allow 30 seconds. If the player has not thrown after the 30 seconds has elapsed, a...
Forum: Course Design 02-23-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By ToddL
Maple Hill...

Maple Hill (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=119&mode=hi) has a couple of red/gold combo holes. Hole 4 is one of the hardest holes for the red layout, but the shortest hole for the gold...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-20-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,593
Posted By ToddL
In one of his previous putting clinics he says...

In one of his previous putting clinics he says "you want to be able to read the logo while it's in the air."
http://youtu.be/N_7RPOmSSsU?t=6m25s

I've never been very good at getting my push...
Forum: Course Design 02-20-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By ToddL
Agreed. I like difficult pin placements, but...

Agreed. I like difficult pin placements, but there's a thin line between "this is tricky, should I lay up or run it?" and "I hit cage on my short putt, and now my disc is OB 50 feet away."

I kind...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-20-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,593
Posted By ToddL
He discusses it starting at 12:55. "In push...

He discusses it starting at 12:55.
"In push putting the wind plays completely different. When you're push putting into a headwind, your disc is now going to drop. And if you're putting with a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-20-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,593
Posted By ToddL
I find it odd how people like Feldberg cannot...

I find it odd how people like Feldberg cannot properly explain how to deal with wind. It's pretty clear how the physics of it works. When the wind hits the bottom of the flightplate, the disc will...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
I believe your thought process is correct there....

I believe your thought process is correct there. As the center of lift moves forward and back, the resulting force on the disc moves left and right. A high MOI, highly gyroscopically stable disc...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
And doing what with them? Take a 150g...

And doing what with them?

Take a 150g Wizard, throw it full power, record results.
Tape washers to rim of 150g Wizard, throw it full power, record results?
That data would be absolutely...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
Do you have a brief rundown of their experimental...

Do you have a brief rundown of their experimental method?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
It's not a direct comparison, but yea, generally...

It's not a direct comparison, but yea, generally speaking more drag = less glide.

The direct result of more drag is more deceleration. If the disc is traveling 50 mph the instant it leaves your...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
The general gist there is that the aerobie has a...

The general gist there is that the aerobie has a significantly better lift-to-drag ratio than a regular disc. The inner rim is beveled to a smooth edge instead of the vertical edge that golf discs...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
You mean gyroscopes like the kid's toy? ...

You mean gyroscopes like the kid's toy?
http://www.gyroscope.com/images/thumbnails/TEDCO2-450.jpg

The weight there is concentrated in the outer rim (gold colored region) of the spinning part.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,476
Posted By ToddL
At least with Winthrop Gold, the ropes are...

At least with Winthrop Gold, the ropes are necessary to balance the needs of having a hard course with the course being spectator friendly. Harold Duvall obviously doesn't shy away from heavily...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,950
Posted By ToddL
Weight on the outside of a disc = higher moment...

Weight on the outside of a disc = higher moment of inertia = higher resistance to change in rotational speed

Weight on the inside of a disc = lower moment of inertia = lower resistance to change...
Forum: Discs 02-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,985
Posted By ToddL
http://i.imgur.com/zZLqW3M.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/zZLqW3M.jpg
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-09-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By ToddL
Decks with a rubber or turf mat on them are...

Decks with a rubber or turf mat on them are fantastic. I might like these better than concrete (and certainly better than rubber or turf sitting on the ground). Decks with nothing are an accident...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-08-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,682
Posted By ToddL
Benefit of the doubt does not mean making stuff...

Benefit of the doubt does not mean making stuff up to benefit the thrower.

Fact: 1) Disc was in bounds on the short side of the creek. 2) Disc is now out of bounds
Speculation: 1) Disc hit IB on...
Forum: Course Design 02-06-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,058
Posted By ToddL
Currently Germany is the Germany of soccer. Their...

Currently Germany is the Germany of soccer. Their educational, development, and prospects program is what has made their team the best in the world....
Forum: Course Design 02-06-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,529
Posted By ToddL
Thanks a ton, Steve. This has been awesome. ...

Thanks a ton, Steve. This has been awesome.

Now I just need to understand what I'm actually looking at...

http://i.imgur.com/hc1c1k4.jpg
Forum: Course Design 02-04-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,529
Posted By ToddL
That's the Foothills course in Easley, SC. 7...

That's the Foothills course in Easley, SC.

7 is 350 ft, straight, very narrow, sloping sidehill, water at bottom of hill. It's a pretty hard hole. Too hard? Maybe, but I like watching people...
Forum: Course Design 02-04-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,529
Posted By ToddL
I made a fancy-pants spreadsheet for myself/my...

I made a fancy-pants spreadsheet for myself/my club which does a pretty good job at breaking down the scoring spreads. (all this data is from a local tournament we held last summer)

1. Enter...
Forum: Other Gear 02-02-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By ToddL
I roll with different thicknesses of merino....

I roll with different thicknesses of merino. Smartwool, Teko, Lorpen, whatever.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-28-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,190
Posted By ToddL
Depends if the airplane is an A-10 or not.

Depends if the airplane is an A-10 or not.
Forum: Course Design 01-28-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,783
Posted By ToddL
I'm a fan, but you need to be careful with the...

I'm a fan, but you need to be careful with the length. 300 or 600 is good, 450 is bad. Needs to be long enough that people will find it advantageous to rip a full power shot off the tee, increasing...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-27-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,190
Posted By ToddL
Spin is overrated. Spin it enough to make it act...

Spin is overrated. Spin it enough to make it act like a nice gyroscope, but that's all you need. Crudely speaking, once it's a gyroscope, it's a gyroscope -- more spin isn't going to make much of a...
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