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Forum: Discs 07-05-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By Meulen
I'm not sure if you're working on a project or...

I'm not sure if you're working on a project or just curious about the technology. I went into quite a bit of detail on this subject that got buried in another thread. After re-reading things, it got...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-13-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 75,393
Posted By Meulen
You know what I've come to learn? Life's not fair.

You know what I've come to learn? Life's not fair.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-15-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,540
Posted By Meulen
$110 Brand new, never thrown, original...

$110

Brand new, never thrown, original Innova Eagle (pre-Aero). There is no tooling on the bottom, and it sports the rare TM symbol (Innova couldn't trademark the word Champion, as I understand...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-18-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,975
Posted By Meulen
I found this interesting... "Thank you for...

I found this interesting...

"Thank you for choosing to become part of the 2016 Salient Squad Team. As part of the team you will receive your personalized team dri-fit, team bag tag as well as team...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-25-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,975
Posted By Meulen
Nothin'.

Nothin'.
Forum: Discs 12-22-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,468
Posted By Meulen
Liquidation?

Liquidation?
Forum: Tournaments 12-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,860
Views: 306,109
Posted By Meulen
:thmbup::clap::D

:thmbup::clap::D
Forum: Discs 12-14-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Not sure if that's a shot at me or not. I was...

Not sure if that's a shot at me or not. I was attempting to prove all angles, regardless of outcome. I was trying to stay neutral and use my background and education to make high percentage "educated...
Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
All I can find is their patent application, which...

All I can find is their patent application, which makes it appear as if a patent was never granted (or is still pending)? It looks like they have trademarked Gyro Overmold Technology.
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Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
We'll get back on topic with the overmolded...

We'll get back on topic with the overmolded Assassins, and then go off-topic again.

I had a chance to get out and throw in the unseasonably warm temperatures today, although it was "misting". I...
Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
I'll agree, that gets old after awhile. If one is...

I'll agree, that gets old after awhile. If one is from the "shut up and throw" camp, why are they even browsing the forum? The other two I would categorize as "fanboys".

I feel like there is some...
Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Below are quick calculations I performed to get...

Below are quick calculations I performed to get 3x and 5x specific gravity material in the overmold. The kicker is that the volume drops significantly. I also modeled the volumes as close as I could...
Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
To be fair to this claim, and after I had some...

To be fair to this claim, and after I had some sleep, I'm going to attempt to prove them right. The numbers below are calculated using the same volumes used in my previous examples. This time we are...
Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Now with all of that said, does it really matter?...

Now with all of that said, does it really matter? That's the difficult one to answer. Do we as humans have the ability to throw discs with a high enough spin rate to take advantage of the weight...
Forum: Discs 12-13-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
This is fun. Let's keep playing. If "the...

This is fun. Let's keep playing.

If "the weight of the thin stupid flight plate means very little", I encourage you to attach a couple of quarters to the flight plate near the center of the disc,...
Forum: Discs 12-12-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Correct, you don't need to explain to me how...

Correct, you don't need to explain to me how their overmold technology works, I have a very good understanding myself. The flight plate was cut out for a different project a long time ago. It also...
Forum: Discs 12-12-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Still two piece construction... The "top...

Still two piece construction...

The "top plate" or flight plate that they mold also includes part of the rim. They mold the rest of the rim during the second shot. I've been saying this since I...
Forum: Discs 12-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Thank you for posting those pictures. I have...

Thank you for posting those pictures.

I have been talking about how the weight of the flight plate can be calculated, as well as how overmolded discs are manufactured/constructed, for...
Forum: Discs 12-11-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Sarcasm? Every overmolded disc that I'm...

Sarcasm?

Every overmolded disc that I'm aware of is of two piece construction. I have no idea what that disc you have posted there is. Sure, there may be some very early prototypes that were...
Forum: Discs 12-10-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Thank you. In the name of science, I may...

Thank you.

In the name of science, I may just purchase one of each and chop them up.
Forum: Discs 12-10-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Wide wing drivers = #maxgyro I'll try not to...

Wide wing drivers = #maxgyro

I'll try not to thread drift too far, and this same thought is probably buried in the forum somewhere:
IMO, the gains that may come from pushing a few grams of weight...
Forum: Discs 12-10-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
1. It weighed 150g before, what did it weigh...

1. It weighed 150g before, what did it weigh after the overmold was added?

2. If they were able to put a Teebird "core" in their mold, then they have a disc that is EXTREMELY similar to the...
Forum: Discs 12-10-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
I should have posted this last night, I guess...

I should have posted this last night, I guess it's not too late. 174g ESP Nuke. Check out that flight plate to rim weight ratio! #gyro #tinfoilhat
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Forum: Discs 12-10-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
The way this reads to me implied they were not...

The way this reads to me implied they were not cutting out the flight plate. Knowing now that they are cutting out the flight plate makes sense, but they are not weighing each disc separately. They...
Forum: Discs 12-10-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,787
Posted By Meulen
Still easy to figure out. Gateway designs the...

Still easy to figure out. Gateway designs the discs, and likely has the total volume of all of their discs (2 clicks in any CAD software will provide this figure). Shoot plastic into a mold with...
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