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Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-22-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,179
Posted By markmcc
I get this mentality. I started target shooting...

I get this mentality. I started target shooting as a hobby many, many years ago. Before long I was competing, then competing every weekend, then running the local matches. Shot in the state...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-21-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,179
Posted By markmcc
Different Strokes. I often prefer to play alone...

Different Strokes. I often prefer to play alone as I don't have to deal with the various dynamics of playing with groups. Who wants music playing? What kind? Mind if I smoke? Mind if I drag my kid...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,486
Posted By markmcc
I played a course with teepads that were pure...

I played a course with teepads that were pure sand surrounded by wooden frames. I came up the course to find a couple of children with buckets and plastic shovels building castles in the sand with...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 06-12-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 84,955
Posted By markmcc
Holy Cow!! I didn't realize that I'd slipped...

Holy Cow!! I didn't realize that I'd slipped over the threshold. Thanks!

I can not for the life of me figure out why you are not there yet. Your reviews are certainly among the most informative...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-01-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,521
Posted By markmcc
The Parish Parks & Rec dept chose to contract the...

The Parish Parks & Rec dept chose to contract the entire thing out, no? So the GC is going to mark things up, make a profit, bid items the way that he wants (which may or may not reflect the cost of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-01-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,521
Posted By markmcc
We had this discussion in another thread. It is...

We had this discussion in another thread. It is not the least bit uncommon for a general contractor to mark up items by 200 - 300% to account for overhead, installation, profit, and all of those...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 05-31-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 685
Posted By markmcc
Well-attached chicken wire works well when new,...

Well-attached chicken wire works well when new, but the problem is that it eventually rusts and snags and becomes a terrible trip hazard. I've seen a older foot bridges in parks and refuges with...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-24-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,615
Views: 269,897
Posted By markmcc
Such a solid idea. Business Plan: 1....

Such a solid idea.

Business Plan:

1. Get people to donate money.
2. ???
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-16-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,357
Posted By markmcc
Apparently the property is owned by "Jefferson...

Apparently the property is owned by "Jefferson County Open Space". Their web-page describes them as:

Jeffco Open Space was founded as a land conservation organization in 1972 by PLAN Jeffco and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-16-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,357
Posted By markmcc
I agree. Neither of those are reviews of the...

I agree. Neither of those are reviews of the course. They are complaints about changes in administration.
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-15-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,440
Views: 341,565
Posted By markmcc
FWIW- Here is what the Beaver Ranch Facebook...

FWIW-

Here is what the Beaver Ranch Facebook page posted on Sunday:

Beaver Ranch Disc Golf Course's mission is to provide the public with the most enjoyable mountain Disc Golf that the United...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,440
Views: 341,565
Posted By markmcc
My guess, and it is just that, is that there is...

My guess, and it is just that, is that there is some type of concession agreement with a third-party to actually operate the course for the public entity. When I played there they had a decent little...
Forum: Course Development 05-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By markmcc
We tend think in terms of what it would take for...

We tend think in terms of what it would take for us to put baskets in as individuals or working with public works crews. I've been a highway/bridge engineer for 35 years and have observed what seem...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 05-01-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 84,955
Posted By markmcc
Thank Mark! As we travel toward our summer...

Thank Mark!

As we travel toward our summer volunteer gig in Maine I'm getting a chance to play some of the top courses in the country and filling in a lot of blanks in the NE states.

And as...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 04-19-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,047
Posted By markmcc
I enjoyed Brad's commentary as well. I think that...

I enjoyed Brad's commentary as well. I think that he has an extremely dry sense of humor that may not come across well in commentary, but I appreciated it.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-10-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,796
Posted By markmcc
I keep a Golden Retriever in my bag with me at...

I keep a Golden Retriever in my bag with me at all times. I have retrieved dozens of discs with it, not only from water but from over fences as well (assuming reasonable room to get yours hands...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-07-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,208
Posted By markmcc
Yea. Turn that up some, would you???

Yea. Turn that up some, would you???
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 04-05-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 84,955
Posted By markmcc
I think that I'm in the same boat as you. Waiting...

I think that I'm in the same boat as you. Waiting on those 200 unique reviewers.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 03-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By markmcc
I seem to recall that Bradley Williams "leveled"...

I seem to recall that Bradley Williams "leveled" a basket during tournament play a few years back...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 02-05-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,308
Posted By markmcc
I actually prefer to. I don't have to wait on an...

I actually prefer to. I don't have to wait on an attendant, hand them my credit card, tell them my zip code and hope that they correctly input those five tricky digits into the pump. And then wait...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 02-05-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,308
Posted By markmcc
You luck has been way better than mine! We...

You luck has been way better than mine! We stopped in Oregon for a week this past spring and then volunteered at a State Wildlife Area for two months over the summer. In that time I had a half-dozen...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 02-05-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,308
Posted By markmcc
Because I get tired of standing around waiting...

Because I get tired of standing around waiting for some disinterested kid to come out and do what I've been doing myself for 40 years??
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 01-14-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,927
Posted By markmcc
I played Selah for the first time recently and...

I played Selah for the first time recently and found it to be an outstanding experience. But I don't care (even a little) about the surrounding area, nightlife, breweries, etc. I love the outdoors...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 01-07-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 84,955
Posted By markmcc
Congratulations New013!! That represents a ton...

Congratulations New013!! That represents a ton of work.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-03-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 243,474
Posted By markmcc
In Costa Rica I heard it referred to as "Chicken...

In Costa Rica I heard it referred to as "Chicken of the Tree". Yum...
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