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  • #16
    Originally posted by Uhlman View Post
    one would think they would have an x in the circle to indicate drilling needed but I guess not everyone uses the same standards
    Oo

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    • #17
      First... thianks for all the kudos on the teesigns. I have more than 60 hours of design work into the project, and ALOT more coming. signs 1-3 are finalized and in the books. We took wheel measurments of trees... pins, logs, etc.

      I didnt want the maps to be hyper acurate... only give you a really good idea of what you are shooting at.

      As for the pink circles... thats the color that the plotter uses to cut the vinyl.... so in the final product after they get the UV/graffitti laminate... those little pink circles will get cut out. They also let me know not to put a pin setting icon under the bolt... next tee... etc. As for marking the current setting... there will be small pad locks that we will move with the pins to indicate them.

      The best part about these signs is if anything changes... new pin settings, etc... All we need is to modify and print a new sign... WOOT! super cheap!

      If you have any constructive critisism, advice, or rants... let me know. I have tried to include everyone in this project... since i dont own whistlers i didnt want to be the only one building its signs. So far i am very thankful for the gausnells and the willie mac for getting the fuinds, and allowing me the opportunity to provide whistlers with platinum standard signage.

      I hope everyone enjoys the signs for years to come... i cannot wait to see the final product installed at whistlers. WOOT!

      Oh and thanks to Yoseman and Ernie for getting whistlers in the ground all those years ago...Great job gentlemen.

      Nate
      http://www.discgolforegon.com

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      • #18
        Say, what IS the official distance for hole 14, upper pad to original pin? I think I have an email to write to the PDGA....
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        • #19
          I believe its 725 feet. last time we measured it we used a wheel. walked a straightline path to the pin from the upper pad. the wheel we used is pretty good on that terrain... didn't skip much at all so it should be pretty accurate. I have been meaning to get out there with the 1000' tape and see what measurment i get.

          Does the PDGA want the distance measured by GPS, range finders, wheel? surveying stuff? Cause i would like to use what means the PDGA requires to get the distances for every pin setting at whistlers bend. Let me know gawain.

          thanks!
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          • #20
            I will try and find that out. My father-in-law just gave us a laser rangefinder! Is there an extra Whistler's trip in my future....? Stay tuned!
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            • #21
              Laser rangefinder is the best option by far, if you've got one handy. The only question then, on a hole like that, is whether to report the base of the triangle or the hypoteneuse.
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              • #22
                Distance from tee to pin has got to be distance from tee to pin. It has just got to be. Hypotenuse. Otherwise, the stat is meaningless! What if a hole were 900 feet down, and 10 feet ahead? Is that a 10-foot hole? I think it cannot be....
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                • #23
                  Originally posted by TreeLove View Post
                  Distance from tee to pin has got to be distance from tee to pin. It has just got to be. Hypotenuse. Otherwise, the stat is meaningless! What if a hole were 900 feet down, and 10 feet ahead? Is that a 10-foot hole? I think it cannot be....
                  No, it's not a 10' hole... but you have to admit it doesn't take 900' of power!

                  Truth is, on most holes, it doesn't matter much. A 400' (horizontal) hole that goes up or down 50' is only 403'! WB#14's elevation is an extreme case; but even there, if it's 700' across and 150' down, the hypoteneuse is only 16' longer.
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                  • #24
                    Originally posted by Adam Schneider View Post
                    No, it's not a 10' hole... but you have to admit it doesn't take 900' of power!
                    OK, fine, so the hole is 900 feet UP, and 10 feet forward: Now it requires LOTS of power! Is the hole:

                    a) 900 feet
                    b) 10 feet
                    c) more than 900 feet

                    Answer: C!
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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by TreeLove View Post
                      OK, fine, so the hole is 900 feet UP, and 10 feet forward: Now it requires LOTS of power! Is the hole:

                      a) 900 feet
                      b) 10 feet
                      c) more than 900 feet

                      Answer: C!
                      Sure, if you want to call 900.055 "more" than 900.
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                      • #26
                        Another complication:
                        I watched Pina-the-third park it about thirty feet from the pin. So measuring through the air to the pin, for him, makes sense. When I throw, my goal is to put it at the bottom of the hill, this side of the road. Next shot, across the road and while it would be sweet to make it past the gully, it ain't gonna happen in most cases. Then up the hill to the pin. So if we were to make a triangle (not a right-angle triangle, either) out of that picture, Pina's got the top leg, and I have the other two legs (pad to bottom of gully to top of pin hill)... grinning... my route, even if I throw it straight, has to add many extra feet to that hole.
                        Yeah, I'm sure pin distances don't account for my "along the ground" route. But. What if it's more extreme than that, and even a good player can't count on his shots traveling that plane? Let's say Grizzly. Shouldn't the distances be measured between a pro's best shot points, then added together?
                        Oh, wait. That's stupid. Sorry. C'mon, Sue... the reason, the reason for distances, is "hey, how far away is that pin", not "how far am I gonna have to walk to get to that pin"?
                        Carry on.

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                        • #27
                          Tee signs look great

                          I got a chance to see the new tee signs on the first few holes this weekend. Great job - those are some of the best tee signs I've seen, both in terms of accurate info and good looks. One question though - any thought to mounting them on posts insted of into the trees? I know the old signs were also in the trees so the parks people must be okay with it, but there's something kind of harsh about seeing these great new signs screwed right into living trees. It won't kill the tree, but it can injure them somewhat, and make a lot of sap run onto the sign, etc. And it just kind of hurts to look at.

                          I know posts and cement aren't free.

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