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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-09-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gblambert
Wow, turns out there's a poem written about The...

Wow, turns out there's a poem written about The Ultimate Gimmick Hole, on the putt-putt course at the Flying Armadillo (a.k.a. the Dillo). What a coinkydink!

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-08-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gblambert
We finally got around to painting it. I hate...

We finally got around to painting it. I hate painting.

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-22-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,287
Posted By Gblambert
The windows in the lighthouse photo are below 5...

The windows in the lighthouse photo are below 5 ft high, so most players can reach their discs. I'm 5'3" and have no problem. Not shown in the photo is a door in the back that opens so you can walk...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-22-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,287
Posted By Gblambert
Here's one way. Cut all of the metal out from...

Here's one way. Cut all of the metal out from the bottom of the cage so the disc can fall out the bottom (except for 3 rungs to hold the pole up). Build a false floor under the basket to catch the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gblambert
Thank you, sir, I appreciate that! My son...

Thank you, sir, I appreciate that! My son Michael and I do most of the construction work. We're definitely amateurs, but we try to design and build projects that we think are cool, maybe a little...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gblambert
That is very awesome! I'm gonna have to think...

That is very awesome! I'm gonna have to think about something similar for hole 19.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gblambert
Our goal was to make the hole fun, not more...

Our goal was to make the hole fun, not more difficult.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By Gblambert
More Gimmicks, Please!

More gimmicks! That's not something you hear very often. And rightfully so. Gimmicks on a disc golf course can reward players for lucky shots, while you want tournament winners to earn their...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,450
Posted By Gblambert
Yep. Seems crazy, right? I looked for a long...

Yep. Seems crazy, right? I looked for a long time for an affordable property nearby, but I live in a densely populated area where land values are high. I was actually lucky to find an affordable...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,450
Posted By Gblambert
When I retired, my plan was to build my...

When I retired, my plan was to build my retirement home, then travel the world with my wife. It took a year and a half to complete our home. During that time I started to play disc golf, but...
Forum: Course Development 09-06-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,624
Posted By Gblambert
100 utility poles, you say? After the tee pads...

100 utility poles, you say? After the tee pads are in place, have some fun with the extra poles!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-12-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 322,554
Posted By Gblambert
Today I ran into the following critters at the...

Today I ran into the following critters at the Flying Armadillo Disc Golf Club:

A chameleon, a two headed snake, a blue-green bird, a big bull frog, a well-dressed bug, a disc dog, a calico cat,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-27-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,407
Posted By Gblambert
The review features on Udisc and DGCR each have...

The review features on Udisc and DGCR each have their strengths and their weaknesses.

The DGCR reviews are usually well thought out, articulate, comprehensive, and completed by experienced disc...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,749
Posted By Gblambert
Yes, Waterloo's annual Young at Heart...

Yes, Waterloo's annual Young at Heart parent/child doubles tournament has been rescheduled for Aug 2nd. If you have a child that plays disc golf, its a fun day. Lots of kids, lots of prizes, free...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,749
Posted By Gblambert
Thanks for the kind words sir! And you've got a...

Thanks for the kind words sir! And you've got a pretty amazing project going on yourself. Designing and building a disc golf course is fun, right?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-10-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,749
Posted By Gblambert
Yes, it is confusing. The mini putt-putt course...

Yes, it is confusing. The mini putt-putt course was completed first and "Gold" was included in the name to indicate its skill level. It's an 18 hole par 2 course and the holes average 100 feet in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-10-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,749
Posted By Gblambert
No, but you're really, really close.

No, but you're really, really close.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-09-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,749
Posted By Gblambert
Nope. Isn't that in Virginia?

Nope. Isn't that in Virginia?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-08-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,749
Posted By Gblambert
Hint: Somewhere in Texas

Hint: Somewhere in Texas
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-11-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By Gblambert
My son Michael and I own the place, so you are...

My son Michael and I own the place, so you are welcome anytime. Michael's phone number is on the FB page. There are two courses, the mini putt-putt course and the big course, so not sure if you'd...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-11-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By Gblambert
Great videos! I would love to see one for the...

Great videos! I would love to see one for the Flying Armadillo if you ever make it down to San Marcos.
Forum: Course Design 02-24-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Gblambert
You could easily put 9 holes on this tract for a...

You could easily put 9 holes on this tract for a putter course if the holes averaged around 100 feet each. But it would be boring and repetitive and not much fun to play without some obstacles to...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 02-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By Gblambert
We put an 18 hole putt-putt course on 5 acres of...

We put an 18 hole putt-putt course on 5 acres of wooded land. The holes average around 100 feet with good flow and no safety issues. It gets a lot of traffic, with a mix of experienced players, new...
Forum: Course Development 02-09-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By Gblambert
When we started building our courses, we let...

When we started building our courses, we let folks play for free in return for feedback on the course designs. We asked that they sign a waiver their first time out, which we keep just in case.
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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 02-06-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By Gblambert
You could use a long through bolt to attach the...

You could use a long through bolt to attach the pole to the base, then bend or rough up the bolt so the nut can be unscrewed. When you want to move the basket you'll need a portable angle grinder to...
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