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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-14-2020, 03:06 PM
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Posted By rhatton1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7i9kAnQIv4 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7i9kAnQIv4


This is the sort of thing I'm thinking of using, has anyone any experience?

How long would you allow for doing 5 holes , lets say an average of...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-14-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By rhatton1
Fairway creation

Hi all,

I've got a project I need to clear the forest floor for the fairways.

It's a six hole course in a relatively small area on the side of a hill, holes are between 120' and 250' I'm...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-17-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By rhatton1
First time players? Keep it short keep it...

First time players?

Keep it short keep it simple.

No one can take too much information on to begin with, no one wants to, they just want to throw.

This is the How to play video embedded...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-05-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,341
Posted By rhatton1
Way less. I have a beat to hell DX Firebird...

Way less.

I have a beat to hell DX Firebird in the bag which comes out for fairway distance drives looking for a harder finish than my teebirds, not much skip left in it now. (Bear in mind...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-29-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,648
Posted By rhatton1
I suspect the rule would have come about by...

I suspect the rule would have come about by someone (and there's always that guy) placing an umbrella upright in the ground on a line halfway between the basket and the player for a putt.

It's...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-28-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,341
Posted By rhatton1
I bag a champion Firebird The disc is my get...

I bag a champion Firebird

The disc is my get out of jail free disc.

To have the surefire knowledge that it's going to flex out of any angle you put on it and it will nearly always give you a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-21-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,630
Posted By rhatton1
from post 1 "nearly identical except for the...

from post 1 "nearly identical except for the momentum."

Both things mentioned are due to more momentum going in.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-21-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,648
Posted By rhatton1
I'm going to get a "you are a tiger" card printed...

I'm going to get a "you are a tiger" card printed for a time when we are on a card together. That bad boy is getting played all day. :D
Forum: Course Design 11-20-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,708
Posted By rhatton1
This reminds me of the changes to the Jackson...

This reminds me of the changes to the Jackson course at IDGC. I've never played so this is just observations from video but in my mind the signature and joy of a Houck course are stands of trees in...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 11-19-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,038
Posted By rhatton1
There are some facebook swap sites - UK used and...

There are some facebook swap sites - UK used and new discs or something like that. Posting for what you are after normally gets responses.

There are a lot more players than you would expect over...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-19-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,689
Posted By rhatton1
I wouldn't have thought anyone would try to...

I wouldn't have thought anyone would try to change your mind. Part of being a great course IMO is having multiple options to play and different layouts appealing to different levels of player. ...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-13-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By rhatton1
Preach! I hate this so much. I always ask...

Preach!

I hate this so much. I always ask players to just carry on moving if they do this.
there are a lot of newer players doing it on the course now as they've seen a pro do it on Jomez. ...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By rhatton1
So you've met James before then ;)

So you've met James before then ;)
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By rhatton1
Would the penalty be intentional interference...

Would the penalty be intentional interference then? So two penalty throws, that's the bit I couldn't really work out would it be that or a courtesy or neither?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By rhatton1
I had overshot the basket on my drive and was...

I had overshot the basket on my drive and was putting back towards the group.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By rhatton1
My personal feeling is if he gets hit whilst...

My personal feeling is if he gets hit whilst clearly being in play (as the first part of 810 G says is not allowed) he should receive some form of penalty but I'm not sure what by the rules.
...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By rhatton1
Interference

810 E
A player who intentionally interferes with a disc in any of the following ways receives two penalty throws:
Altering the course of a thrown disc (other than to prevent injury); or,
Moving...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-08-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,696
Posted By rhatton1
Get to the same position with a tennis racket...

Get to the same position with a tennis racket (racket will still be lagged back pointing almost away from the target with point of contact with the ball around level with your midriff and not yet...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-06-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By rhatton1
It's to do with where your hand is on the disc as...

It's to do with where your hand is on the disc as the disc starts to move forward around the grips pivot point. There is greater room to pivot on the backhand vs forehand. Forehand it's at best ~...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-04-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,033
Posted By rhatton1
Let's take this shocking potential TD abuse on a...

Let's take this shocking potential TD abuse on a step.

What if...shock horror... someone spent years of their life lobbying councils, raising funds, walking through dense woodland, spent days and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-31-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,033
Posted By rhatton1
Preach. I did a survey with our players to...

Preach.

I did a survey with our players to see what they actually turned up to tournaments for.

I was so gladdened by the results, the highest positive answers by far were "because...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-31-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,584
Posted By rhatton1
Change your putting practice to focus on the...

Change your putting practice to focus on the mechanics not on the outcome.

Drill down and get rid of all the unnecessary movements, simplify as much as possible. Get to a point that you can...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-31-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,110
Posted By rhatton1
This may seem a stupid question but I cam't find...

This may seem a stupid question but I cam't find the answer.

How do you do an effective Tick search?

I don't even really know what I'm looking for as stupid as it sounds, I'm not sure I've...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-30-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,696
Posted By rhatton1
It's backwards, it's an alien motion, it's the...

It's backwards, it's an alien motion, it's the same as learning any of the above sports wronghanded, but there are some crossovers to sports you have done before.

You've played tennis well.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-22-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 67,750
Posted By rhatton1
Hmm. It doesn't generate carbon dioxide or...

Hmm.

It doesn't generate carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases so certainly cleaner than oil/coal or gas emissions wise.

There are however around 30k tons of spent fuel rods currently in...
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