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2008 IOS # 2 Trophy Discs

I got started on the 2008 IOS # 2 trophy discs yesterday. We're using this geometric for IOS #2:

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I cleaned off ten discs, about half of what I need and got stickers on those. Kelsey was away for the weekend so my plans to photo document the masking process didn't work out. Maybe later today we'll take some live action pics of how all those… Continue

Added by Bruce Brakel on February 24, 2008 at 12:47pm — 1 Comment

Every Day is Dyed Disc Day

Mostly all I did Thursday on the disc dying front is answer e-mail.

Jenny came over to help Kelsey with Calculus today. While they were doing that, Jenny peeled vinyl off the trophy discs. Thank you Jenny.

I got the Indians and Ohio State artwork to the sticker lady. I looked at the Chargers logo.

What I really need to do is go through the inventory and look for more trophy discs. I might be out. Going through the inventory is a cold job in… Continue

Added by Bruce Brakel on February 22, 2008 at 10:10am — No Comments

2008 IOS #1 at Kenosha -- Trophy discs

We had league today. It was just the four of us and Emily. Since the tees were buried we played improvised tees. It was about 20 degrees with crusty snow. Diana and I beat the girls, -3 to -1 for nine holes. Everyone was fine with picking up after nine.

After prayer at Lyle's I rinsed off trophy discs and Kelsey took pics. I thought I'd show you the basement where I spend so much time.

This picture shows the basic set up down there. The little snack tubs have different… Continue

Added by Bruce Brakel on February 20, 2008 at 11:30pm — 6 Comments

My Blog -- As if I Care!

I'm going to post on days I work on dyed discs. This is my disc dying blog. But it is more of a journal.

On my lunch today I mailed out the San Fran discs and stopped by the sticker lady. At the post office I could not understand a thing the postal lady was saying. She was soft spoken and had a Caribean accent. So I said, "Kelsey, translate for me. [then, turning to the postal lady,] I've recently lost a lot of my hearing, but my daughter knows how loud to shout." So that was… Continue

Added by Bruce Brakel on February 19, 2008 at 11:16pm — No Comments

My Blog -- As if you care

My brother Jon said I needed to start hanging out here because PDGA.com is yesterday and this is tomorrow. Jon and I run the Illinois Open Series with Brett Comincioli and Discontinuum and our wives and other helper people. I dye discs. I used to use glowfoto for stuff like this. I'll probably use them both for awhile, but this is already proving to be more useful.

Last December I did a lot of dye work for a lot of people. Cool stuff. Then I got really sick in January and lost half… Continue

Added by Bruce Brakel on February 19, 2008 at 11:22am — 2 Comments

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