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Old 10-26-2021, 12:46 PM
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^ Tree trunk, telephone pole, stop sign, bush, etc. are my usual field work targets. Shame there aren't any trees in NC.

Driveway marker is a good idea, too. Can probably mail-order if not available locally.
Well, yes, I am aiming for objects in the background of where I am throwing. The opposite field foul pole makes a good target as well.

But, if the object is 450 feet away, and my putters are going 210, it’s not quite the same. Ideally, I am looking for ways to practice both an aiming line and a final target.

I’ve even thought about taking the portable practice net I have out as a way of creating a sort of mando to throw around, but I don’t know that something 7 to 8 foot high is really tall enough.
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Old 10-26-2021, 12:54 PM
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But, if the object is 450 feet away, and my putters are going 210, it’s not quite the same. Ideally, I am looking for ways to practice both an aiming line and a final target. . .
Maybe this is an ignorant question but . . . if an object is 450 feet away and you want to practice 210 foot throws, do you have the option of walking 240 feet towards the object, and then throwing from 210 feet away?

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Old 10-26-2021, 01:08 PM
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Maybe this is an ignorant question but . . . if an object is 450 feet away and you want to practice 210 foot throws, do you have the option of walking 240 feet towards the object, and then throwing from 210 feet away?
I’m throwing in a baseball field, from one outfield corner towards the other. The things I’m throwing towards are outside the fence. Plus, I don’t want to mar the actual field of play with repeated foot plants, so I’m always throwing from foul territory, preferable where there is already a lack of grass.

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Old 10-26-2021, 01:15 PM
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In the same vein, the ones that crack me up are the stories of people playing holes next to the road. They throw their drive. Then a car passing by on the street slams on the brakes, the passenger gets out and runs and grabs the disc, gets back in the car and the car drives off.
This thread is the first I'm hearing of either story lol. Wait...people *actually* hop out of their cars to steal discs? And *actually* steal field practice throws?

I thought it was just urban legend stuff.
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Old 10-26-2021, 05:04 PM
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A regular orange cone?
Most sporting goods stores carry small versions of orange traffic cones...
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Old 10-26-2021, 07:32 PM
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The driveway marker is a great idea.

Lawn flags are cheap, portable, and can be seen from hundreds of feet away. As long as you don't mind throwing towards a 1 foot tall target.
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Old 10-27-2021, 12:16 AM
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3/4” rebar, put a point on it. Depending on soil, you might be sble to jab it in the ground, otherwise a hammer is needed. Definitely could paint it and put a flag on it easy enough.

Alternatively, a T post, but that would be harder to drive. Could sharpen it up to maybe work as well.
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Old 10-27-2021, 07:25 AM
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I second the suggestion of lawn flags. I make a circle with them of my “100% putt range” (18’ around a flag at the center). It gives my field work real focus.

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Old 10-27-2021, 07:30 AM
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I tend to just use a disc.
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Old 10-27-2021, 11:40 AM
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5 gallon bucket. Use it to carry all your stuff to the field, too. (You’ll find more uses for a bucket than a traffic cone.)

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