Old 05-17-2018, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by SuperSaiyanRaja View Post
I thought of that, but was wondering how I would measure out the distances. Dropping the pin on google maps seems like a great idea, I'm about to head out to the park to try that.
I found that mis-leading because it was only accurate to around 20-30ft which is fine for general GPS locating, but not precise enough for disc golf. I ended up purchasing a walking distance wheel at a sporting goods store for around 20.00 and it is extremely accurate.
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Old 05-17-2018, 08:59 AM
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Old 05-17-2018, 10:23 AM
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Thanks for all of the great answers. I'm gonna try some of those suggestions this weekend.......I hope.
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Old 05-17-2018, 10:58 AM
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Football field is awesome if you can find one. Back of end zone to back end zone is 360' (100 + 10 + 10 yards), and the lines make it easy to measure anything in between.
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Old 05-17-2018, 11:30 AM
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Just make sure to keep track of where you're throwing, there's nothing worse than losing a disc while practicing in an empty field. Don't ask how I know

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Old 05-17-2018, 01:24 PM
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:32 AM
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I'm lucky in that I live near a new high school with two!! practice football fields (also used for lacrosse and soccer), but they are awesome for practicing throws.
Obviously, the field itself is 100 yards (300 feet) and each end zone adds 10 yards, so if you're throwing from endzone to endzone you are hitting the 360 foot mark. I find it really helpful to stand on a goal line and practice throwing putters and midranges. The wide field is also a bit forgiving for shanked throws
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Old 06-12-2018, 07:10 AM
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The quickest way is to not measure, then post about how your disc is going about x-hundred feet. Subtract about 100 feet from your stated distance and it will likely be close to your actual distance.

If you don't have flat grounds nearby, you can simply throw from the top of a large cliff. It would likely go the same distance on flat ground.

At least, that's how people seem to do it around here
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