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Forum: Disc Dyeing 06-03-2013, 12:01 PM
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Posted By VelocityDiscs
for proton i try to stay with iDye poly. I'm...

for proton i try to stay with iDye poly. I'm finding that RIT dyes done on proton plastic blur much faster. I did 2 dyes a while back one in idye and one in RIT and after 5 months the RIT lines look...
Forum: Discs 05-03-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,976
Posted By VelocityDiscs
in this you are assuming that increasing the...

in this you are assuming that increasing the discs "hardness and rigidity" increases its durability.

you have to look at the discs properties, and evaluate what sort of failure causes it to no...
Forum: Discs 05-02-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,976
Posted By VelocityDiscs
@Threevok - the point of the dot is to express...

@Threevok - the point of the dot is to express that the edge of the disc has speed. also if you think of an infinite amount of dots next to each other circleing the rim, the point is the next dot...
Forum: Discs 05-02-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,976
Posted By VelocityDiscs
density of any material has no impact on its...

density of any material has no impact on its durability. there isn't a different definition of density for metals versus foams. There may be a correlation between foams and durability in a given...
Forum: Discs 05-02-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,976
Posted By VelocityDiscs
by your logic in the last paragraph, if rotation...

by your logic in the last paragraph, if rotation didn't play a factor in the lift then we would see the same high speed turn direction from a right and left handed thrower.

you are right in trying...
Forum: Discs 05-02-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,976
Posted By VelocityDiscs
This is incorrect. Density has no effect...

This is incorrect. Density has no effect durability.
Example Lead has a rediculously high Density but next to no durability.
Titanium has a very low density but a very high durability



This...
Forum: Discs 05-02-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,976
Posted By VelocityDiscs
i read the first few pages of this thread before...

i read the first few pages of this thread before deciding to respond to this so i apologize if i mimic what somebody else said but much of what pwingles has said is correct.

there are 2 major...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 03-07-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,424
Posted By VelocityDiscs
With almost any dye there is the chance of dye...

With almost any dye there is the chance of dye transfer to another disc, especially if they are put in your bag dome to dome in warmer climates.

if you put you discs in the same direction however...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 03-01-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By VelocityDiscs
i have done this also for a bunch of stuff,...

i have done this also for a bunch of stuff, primarily our banners,flags, and table cloths at events. I prefer to use this though
...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 02-28-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By VelocityDiscs
If you have access to Idye poly - violet, in my...

If you have access to Idye poly - violet, in my opinion that is the brightest dye color you will find.

3$ worth of dye and a few minutes of your time would probably save you the disc.
Forum: Disc Dyeing 02-24-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 425,595
Posted By VelocityDiscs
I saw this frequently if i let the dye get too...

I saw this frequently if i let the dye get too hot. it seems to penetrate the vinyl at a certain temperature. the bubbles in the vinyl then leave the spots since its not making direct contact.
Forum: Disc Dyeing 02-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 425,595
Posted By VelocityDiscs
i'm not positive diluted pen ink would be a...

i'm not positive diluted pen ink would be a permanent dye... unless you heated it to high heats and it "stained" the soft plastic. i use a bic pen frequently when setting up dyes and it always comes...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 02-22-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,684
Posted By VelocityDiscs
I considered this model when i purchased my...

I considered this model when i purchased my plotter. I wouldn't recommend this product for disc dyeing.

It might actually be more accurate than my plotter for very fine detail, but they are way...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 02-19-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 425,595
Posted By VelocityDiscs
"Bad Panda" is not actually a Banksy piece. It...

"Bad Panda" is not actually a Banksy piece. It was actually done by Julien D'Andon
Forum: Disc Dyeing 02-13-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By VelocityDiscs
Your not going to make much money dyeing discs. I...

Your not going to make much money dyeing discs. I dye discs because i personally dislike the default stamps, and like to think of it as an art form.

I find simple 1 color dyes done on used plastic...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 01-15-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By VelocityDiscs
we contacted them about vending their discs but i...

we contacted them about vending their discs but i haven't asked about unstamped yet. seeing as they seem to be trying to jump in as a major competitor right off the bat, i doubt they will sell...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 01-15-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By VelocityDiscs
I agree, however i'm not a fan of how big that...

I agree, however i'm not a fan of how big that stamp is.
Forum: Disc Dyeing 01-12-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By VelocityDiscs
I wouldn't buy discs from the pet store to test....

I wouldn't buy discs from the pet store to test. they will be a completely different plastic composition. Depending on what you want to test i suggest different things.

If you want to test how...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-18-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By VelocityDiscs
I highly recommend these ...

I highly recommend these
http://www.shopping.com/Rubbermaid-Rubbermaid-3092-2-Quart-Bottle/info

despite saying $4.49 each in that link they are typically under 2$ each at target. the 64oz ones...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-14-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By VelocityDiscs
Inkscape is a free program that allows you to...

Inkscape is a free program that allows you to "posterize" or trace color levels really easily.
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-13-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By VelocityDiscs
also i try to avoid doing exactly this. despite...

also i try to avoid doing exactly this. despite successfully removing the stamp i'm betting you can see exactly where you rubbed like a mofo on that disc (when you tilt it in the light that area wont...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-13-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By VelocityDiscs
Elite X plastic takes dye extremely well, However...

Elite X plastic takes dye extremely well, However it fades insanely fast. a sweet dye job will look great on X plastic for about a month, but after that it will fade and after around 2 months it will...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-13-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By VelocityDiscs
the only stamps from discraft i have ever had a...

the only stamps from discraft i have ever had a difficult time removing are the black ones. specifically black on yellow z.

if you have discs with a white stamp on Z they might actually be one of...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-10-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By VelocityDiscs
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.ph...

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72689
Forum: Disc Dyeing 12-09-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By VelocityDiscs
also if you put the jelly dye in a small tuper...

also if you put the jelly dye in a small tuper ware it will keep for week (although it will smell funny when you open after not using it for weeks)
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