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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-18-2019, 06:13 PM
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Posted By hummer1025
I have many to share if you want to contact me....

I have many to share if you want to contact me. You can find more info on my background in disc golf here: https://sites.google.com/site/okpdga/oklahoma-hall-of-fame/jeffrey-homburg
Forum: Discs 06-01-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
Photos of the latest discs to be approved by the...

Photos of the latest discs to be approved by the PDGA were just updated here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folde...TVKcVhGTlRuakE
Forum: Discs 03-28-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
No, taking the profile shots is not part of the...

No, taking the profile shots is not part of the PDGA approval process. I have eight discs right now that I will soon be testing, but we'll only take a shot of the top, outside under my patio cover....
Forum: Other Gear 03-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,790
Posted By hummer1025
You're welcome. It's been an interesting three...

You're welcome. It's been an interesting three decades, to say the least!
Forum: Discs 03-12-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
Thanks for the heads up. I never claimed they are...

Thanks for the heads up. I never claimed they are OOB, just passed on Kjell's guess that they were probably OOB.
Forum: Other Gear 03-12-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,790
Posted By hummer1025
It's not approved. I should know, as I've done...

It's not approved. I should know, as I've done the PDGA testing for all targets and discs since 1989.
Forum: Other Gear 03-12-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By hummer1025
Maybe it resides in the same place as the Mach...

Maybe it resides in the same place as the Mach IV, a target that was made in the late 1990s but never submitted for PDGA testing and approval.
Forum: Discs 03-11-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
Here's a list of companies with the most to the...

Here's a list of companies with the most to the least number of PDGA-approved discs:

Innova - 148
Discraft - 103
DGA - 61
Wham-O - 57
Latitude 64 - 55
Gateway - 53
Prodigy - 50
Lightning -...
Forum: Discs 03-06-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
Okay, thanks. I hope that as many as possible...

Okay, thanks. I hope that as many as possible find these photos of use. I'm an archaeologist and so I always think long term about the importance of this kind of information.
Forum: Discs 03-06-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
There is a very long history on this that I don't...

There is a very long history on this that I don't have time to recount here. But the short version is that tried to convince the PDGA Board to require all variants of models (basically variations of...
Forum: Discs 03-05-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,408
Posted By hummer1025
1989-2019 photo archive of PDGA-approved discs

Anyone interested in seeing photos of all of the ~1,100 discs that I've tested and approved for the PDGA since 1989?

If so, click here:...
Forum: Discs 03-02-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
Nope, I meant what I said and I said what I meant!

Nope, I meant what I said and I said what I meant!
Forum: Discs 03-01-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
And comprehension is harder still!

And comprehension is harder still!
Forum: Discs 02-28-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
And writing is even harder!

And writing is even harder!
Forum: Discs 02-28-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
That is something that I have absolutely no...

That is something that I have absolutely no interest in doing. I'm a scientist and I don't think any of the current classifications of flight numbers are backed by any science. It's just based on...
Forum: Discs 02-28-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
Good to come across a disc golfer who is so...

Good to come across a disc golfer who is so positive. I'm curious, what have you done to push the sport to a higher level?
Forum: Discs 02-28-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
If you're interested you can find out more about...

If you're interested you can find out more about my back ground in disc golf and disc sports here: https://sites.google.com/site/okpdga/oklahoma-hall-of-fame/jeffrey-homburg

You can find info on...
Forum: Discs 02-28-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
There's a much longer history to this than I...

There's a much longer history to this than I think you realize. I don't care to recount it here because I don't have the time and I don't really use DGCR much at all. But for more than ten years I...
Forum: Discs 02-28-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 37,090
Posted By hummer1025
The measurements are for what the manufacturers...

The measurements are for what the manufacturers send to me for PDGA approval. If later discs shrink or they make retoolings without sending samples to me for testing, I have no way to check because I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,979
Posted By hummer1025
The longest throwing sidearm of all time must be...

The longest throwing sidearm of all time must be that of Ken Westerfield. He threw a Wham-O 119 g 40 mold more than 550 ft back in the late 70s. That's like throwing more than 1,000 feet today,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-18-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,470
Posted By hummer1025
First Innova bald Eagle

It took a while to find this disc in my archives, but here's a photo of an unpigmented bald Eagle from Innova's first batch of discs back in 1983. You can read more about it and buy it here for...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 08-30-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 32,477
Posted By hummer1025
The most extreme course I've played is the...

The most extreme course I've played is the temporary course used for the Lemmon Drop tournament on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains, an hour drive from Tucson, Arizona. It's at Ski...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-11-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 27,698
Posted By hummer1025
Then you should enter the Lemmon Drop near...

Then you should enter the Lemmon Drop near Tucson, usually in early June, at Ski Valley, the southernmost ski resort in the US. The Mount Lemmon course is 27 holes played with 27 different approved...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-24-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,183
Posted By hummer1025
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one very early...

As I mentioned in an earlier post, one very early course was pulled, the KOA campground course in south Alabama. It was taken out because a female competitor decided to play topless in a tournament...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-23-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,183
Posted By hummer1025
There was another early disc pole hole course at...

There was another early disc pole hole course at a KOA campground near Mobile, Alabama. One of the first PDGA events (maybe "the first") was held there, but the course was yanked out after a female...
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