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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-15-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By giles
Some times shade trumps design. I don't think of...

Some times shade trumps design. I don't think of TL as long unless you are playing long tees to long pin. A bit repetitive with almost all holes being straight to right finish but it beats 18 hyzers....
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-14-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By giles
I was a fan of bill Allen DGC but it is bookended...

I was a fan of bill Allen DGC but it is bookended by Lake Lewisville and Towne Lake that both have active local crews with minis going on. More shade in McKinney and no mud at the lake.
Forum: Other Gear 07-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By giles
Yes the black basket is lighter but the little...

Yes the black basket is lighter but the little washers between where it screws together could be easily lost if you are breaking it down frequently. The DB uses thumb screws to attache but they...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,601
Posted By giles
Not in love my liberty. For some reason it...

Not in love my liberty. For some reason it doesn't seem to catch as well as that chain configuration should. And a Galvanized basket is always a better purchase over painted steel.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,601
Posted By giles
Good deal on the Mach III, I'd jump on it. ...

Good deal on the Mach III, I'd jump on it.

I believe the permanent install titans and the portables are a bit different. I'm happy with my portable Titan but my portable Mach III is a much better...
Forum: Other Gear 06-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By giles
I'd go with portable, I've taken baskets to...

I'd go with portable, I've taken baskets to tournaments for temp holes and ace races or even camping and cookouts.

From the look of your yard I'd personally put the basket in the middle so you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-18-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 22,755
Posted By giles
Yep it was released. Why call it the Menstrual...

Yep it was released.
Why call it the Menstrual Cycle? "because I'm bleeding at least once a month"
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-18-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 22,755
Posted By giles
Cool, just now saw we are talking about BMX....

Cool, just now saw we are talking about BMX. Didn't know I drifted the thread.

I still have my Bike. Early 90's S&M Dirtbike 1" headset. 1st gen prince alberts, slams, redneck .

I had cloths...
Forum: Other Gear 06-18-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By giles
The general rule is you get what you pay for. ...

The general rule is you get what you pay for.

M-14 is garbage and doesn't catch, sure you can practice on it but it is just a step above a tone pole.

Lightning DB baskets are a good galvanized...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-18-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,247
Posted By giles
I like the measuring throws app and that is why I...

I like the measuring throws app and that is why I bout the app in the first place. Working on designing a new course (Cloman) and I wanted a quick easy way to get an idea of the hole distances in an...
Forum: Course Design 06-15-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 32,246
Posted By giles
Picture of my property taken from the ridge...

Picture of my property taken from the ridge across the street.
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=47937&d=1402888830

Rough idea of the property lines. 10 acres...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,937
Posted By giles
Tom aka Old Man told me a story of this happening...

Tom aka Old Man told me a story of this happening in a big doubles tournament but it was an eagle not a hawk, swept down attacking it and it redirected into the basket, left talon marks on the disc....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 22,755
Posted By giles
...just read the last few pages and it sounds...

...just read the last few pages and it sounds like something I recall from my BMX racing days back in the early 90s. I could be mistaken because I had no interest in doing it myself but you could buy...
Forum: Course Design 06-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 32,246
Posted By giles
I've kept an excel sheet of all the scores at my...

I've kept an excel sheet of all the scores at my course. From that I have a list of each players personal best witch I plan on framing and hanging where I keep all my discs. I've also got the short...
Forum: Course Design 05-29-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By giles
Love the mini baskets. An idea I've had for a...

Love the mini baskets. An idea I've had for a while that I would like to eventually incorporate into my backyard course is to use mini baskets as tee markers. You could play from where you make your...
Forum: Course Design 05-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 32,246
Posted By giles
The workload is the biggest Plus, only needing to...

The workload is the biggest Plus, only needing to maintain 18 holes. I've realized only having 10 acres is a blessing as I can focus on eaking my 9 holes and the property really nice.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-25-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By giles
I paid 150 free shipping on amazon with my prime...

I paid 150 free shipping on amazon with my prime account
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 05-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By giles
Carry it and if you need both hands for a bit you...

Carry it and if you need both hands for a bit you can put it between you back and bag if you put it in place from below and let it sit horizontally.

Grip has a nice spot to carry a stool but I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,573
Posted By giles
It gets me outside. Meet new people and see old...

It gets me outside.
Meet new people and see old friends.
An excuse to travel.
Forum: Course Design 05-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 32,246
Posted By giles
Stoked for you IC! I've really been enjoying...

Stoked for you IC!

I've really been enjoying my course. Sunday morning rounds with friends and food on the grill has been great! I've logged 75 hours working on the property vs 15 rounds. The oaks...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-05-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By giles
I waited a month or two, two years later it...

I waited a month or two, two years later it doesn't effect my play.
Forum: Course Design 04-29-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 32,246
Posted By giles
My father and I used the winch on his jeep to...

My father and I used the winch on his jeep to move a nice rock today. I'm very happy with the new feature on hole 8.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-29-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,106
Posted By giles
What I've hit at the Alex Clark Memorial in...

What I've hit at the Alex Clark Memorial in McKinney TX
play it frequently for 16 years
2 short & long
shorts 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 15 17 18 some of these multiple times
hit what are now 7 & 12 in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By giles
Rent was (about to be) too damned high. They...

Rent was (about to be) too damned high. They closed shop rather than pay the higher rent.
Forum: Other Gear 04-19-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,999
Posted By giles
Thanks! It is a very happy family of baskets. ...

Thanks! It is a very happy family of baskets.
As to the science. Dunno, my sunburn sure hurts though.
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