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Are some baskets harder on discs than others?

what are your experiences?

 

(I've been practice putting at a course that has the Innova baskets w/the yellow rim around the top- these baskets seem to really tear apart a disc when you hit high on the edge of the rim around the basket- chunks of the bead are already missing on brand new kc pro aviars and s. wizards. the rim is pretty sharp up top, isn't this a design flaw?)

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Oh btw Larry Mann I am one of those stupid designers who use those baskets and I do play lots of golf. Get a freakin life whiner!
I agree the Yellow Bands are the shit ! Makes it easy to find the baskets in the woods .BTW the band isn't there for you to hit try aiming about 6" below it . Ever think of how many long comebackers that band saves ?

It's not the yellow band that's the problem. Yellow has nothing to do with it and I also like the fact they help you find the basket from the tee through a lot of trees.

 

At the same time I also disagree with the comments that you shouldn't hit that part of the basket. That's a poor excuse for not making sure the sharp edges do not exist.Golfers will always hit all parts of the target, the designers of the baskets should keep this in mind.

 

The yellow band is good, sharp edges anywhere on the target are not. I'm a machine designer, I know these problems can be easily solved.

I played on baskets like these and loved them. But the ones I'm thinking of were not tied together at the bottom. The course was in Ft Wayne, I played tournaments there back in the early 90s. Can't remember the name of the park but it had a swimming pool.

 

I also think the plastic tubes were rapped around heavier chains and the baskets were huge. Those baskets were great for putting confidence, a huge sweet spot.

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