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Disc Golf Goal all parts from Lowes Inexpensive

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I am going to try to show you how I built my first Disc Golf Goal with parts I got from Lowes for around $75! I think it turned out pretty decent. It's within the regulation limits I found here, is sturdy, and most importantly catches discs!



I'll do my best to explain what you'll need to buy and how to get it all together, but unfortunately I did not take pictures of the process. It shouldn't be hard to figure out by looking at the pictures I attached, if you have any questions please ask in the comments. I got the basic idea from other more detailed posts on this page, and just tweaked it with things I came across. Hope this helps someone!


UPDATE----->>> after about a year of use its still holding up well. The only problem is, at the top where the chains are hung through the holes around the trash can lid, two of the holes broke through. I'd recommend putting some washers or something in there.

 
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Step 1: What You'll Need

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Things You'll Need: 

~ 5 Feet of 2" PVC
~ 40 Feet of 2/0 Passing Link Chain (Straight Link can be used but I preferred the passing)
~ 3x 3" PVC Closet Flange (also called Toilet Flange)
~ 3x 2" to 3" PVC Step Down Bushing
~ 6x eye bolts
~ 18x S-Hooks
~ 4x Hex Bolts 1/4" x 2"
~ 4x Carriage Bolts 1/4" x 1"
~ 14x 1/4"x20 nuts and lock washers
~ 1x piece of wood 3' square 1/2" thick
~ 1x round trash can lid that measures about 22" diameter
~ 1x planting basket that is about 26" diameter and about 6-7" deep (I found in the garden section)
~ 1x heavy umbrella stand
~ About 40" of airline tubing (this is what i made the rings from)

logan20seb (author) 11 months ago
I don't know what ymmv means? as I said though it cost me 75, but I already had the umbrella stand laying around. most of the cost will be your chain.
ymmv = your mileage may vary. Basically a short way of saying that the rough cost of items was this but others may see a slight increase or decrease based on market trends. - I don't think you need the example but just in case someone else was wondering.
martind1711 months ago
What did this cost, approximately (ymmv of course)
jorje_villafan11 months ago
Great job! If I didn't have a few baskets already, I'd definitely be making this. Might make a couple for my brother for Xmas! Thanks!
jorje_villafan11 months ago
Great job! If I didn't have a few baskets already, I'd definitely be making this. Might make a couple for my brother for Xmas! Thanks!