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Old 08-10-2016, 08:24 AM
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Looking to get DGCR'S opinion. Would you go with MVP Portals or Innova DISCatchers? This course is all in the woods except for hole 1.
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Old 08-10-2016, 10:11 AM
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Maybe i'm biased, but there are enough Innova baskets out there. Give the MVPs a shot. If your worried about visibility, maybe use some top flags. Though from what Ive seen online, it looks like the stainless chains stand out pretty well.
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Old 08-10-2016, 10:20 AM
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Go with whatever's cheapest. I haven't putted on the Portals (although I tried to get three for my backyard for the 18 hole quantity price with no luck ), but I have no reason to doubt that they'll catch just as well as Discatchers. Durability looks to be a draw.

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I am definitely biased, but I'm sure price is a factor in your decision. MVP has stated that they have the best 18 basket price on the market. Plus you're getting a basket that is championship level approved, and has stainless steel chains, which should be quite durable. Weigh your options, get quotes for both, and you'll probably find that the Portals are the better deal.
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Old 08-10-2016, 01:08 PM
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I've seen enough rusted chains and weak welds on Innova baskets to look elsewhere if it were me.
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Both great baskets. I love my Portal and would be as happy to see it on a course as any other top tier basket. The added benefit is that they are definitely the most cost effective for the quality when purchasing a 9 or 18 hole course, running only $270 each for 18 baskets. You won't get what the Portal offers for that price from any other manufacturer.
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Both great baskets. I love my Portal and would be as happy to see it on a course as any other top tier basket. The added benefit is that they are definitely the most cost effective for the quality when purchasing a 9 or 18 hole course, running only $270 each for 18 baskets. You won't get what the Portal offers for that price from any other manufacturer.
That's a huge discount over the single price! Kind of makes paying $400+ for a single one feel like getting shafted without vaseline.
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I know someone mentioned a flag on the top of the basket for visibility, but especially in a mostly wooded course, I find myself struggling to find baskets at times. The Yellow band on the Innova's makes that job a bit easier for me. I am sure there are ways to compensate, but that would be my biggest concern with MVP's in the woods.
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That's a huge discount over the single price! Kind of makes paying $400+ for a single one feel like getting shafted without vaseline.
They said in the beginning that a set of these would be very competitively priced, and their goal was to see the Portal installed in courses. Sounds like they meant it.

^That's a legit concern. For those who have seen these in action, does the shine from the stainless chains make them pop a bit more versus other targets?

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