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Old 03-02-2009, 05:29 PM
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making a basket, need dimensions

I got bored enough during the snow to start making my own basket for a little in house putting practice but I can't find any dimensions for the basket, especially the sweet spot. I just need basic specs really, not going for an architectural award or any thing. So far I've made the thing out broken desk chair parts and an old shower curtain rod for a grand total of 0 dollars expended. Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:40 PM
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:24 PM
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Here is something i drew up.

You would also benefit form checking out the dims of hte baskets on innovas website
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:01 PM
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Here is something i drew up.

You would also benefit form checking out the dims of hte baskets on innovas website
Yeah, if I ever decide to make a 9 hole on my property I think those tonal poles would be neat. My basket was the fruition of a rainy day. I finished it but I'd like to change the actual basket part to for something sturdier. Making this thing I've used: a metal shower curtain rod, legs/wheelbase from a broken desk chair, swingset chains, the lid of a plastic laundry hamper, and an industrial sized garbage can lid. The garbage can lid is too flimsy and I'd like to add some more chains, other than that it works pretty well for something MacGuyver looking. I'll post a pic when I get it finished. Thanks for all the help boyos.
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:56 PM
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Yeah, if I ever decide to make a 9 hole on my property I think those tonal poles would be neat. My basket was the fruition of a rainy day. I finished it but I'd like to change the actual basket part to for something sturdier. Making this thing I've used: a metal shower curtain rod, legs/wheelbase from a broken desk chair, swingset chains, the lid of a plastic laundry hamper, and an industrial sized garbage can lid. The garbage can lid is too flimsy and I'd like to add some more chains, other than that it works pretty well for something MacGuyver looking. I'll post a pic when I get it finished. Thanks for all the help boyos.
yeah, im actually making a basket myself...but im able to weld/fabricate due to my job (mechanic) so im making a metal basket...PDGA sanctioned targets says if a target with chains the chain diameter must not pass 28in....so basically your top ring can't be larger then 28in across, and then I put my basket at about 22in round and taper it down to about 20in diameter
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Old 03-15-2009, 02:49 PM
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So the top can be up 28in diameter...what about the bottom basket?
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Old 03-15-2009, 03:20 PM
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Old 03-15-2009, 05:30 PM
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heres innovas basket. what inm doing is cutting a 2x4 to 55" for my center pole. and then i have four 10" legs that are 2x4 as well. the top is a piece of 1/2" plywood cut in a 22" circle and the bottom will be 26". for the disccatcher itself i have a friend who just changed his tires and am using one of those (walmart has them and should give them to you for free also. make sure they are 26" across as well) with one sidewall cut off and the other side bolted to the plywood. then i bought eyehooks and zip ties to connect the chains. you will need about 80' of chain if your going to do the full 24 sets of chains. the easiest way to connect them at the bottom is to buy a really small chain and run it around the 2x4. the outside 12 rows require 20 links per line, whereas the inner ones only take 18. good luck with your and ill let you know how mine turns out.
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Old 03-16-2009, 12:15 AM
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u used 80 feet of chain in one basket!
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u used 80 feet of chain in one basket!
well there is twelve sections on the outside and twelve on the inside. 20 links on the outside and 18 on the inside. when all the cutting was done it was about 65 feet actually. still costs an arm and leg though.
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