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Old 02-10-2011, 02:51 PM
jtencer jtencer is offline
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Originally Posted by Johnson View Post
So what if...

You had a driver made of a light weight plastic, and on the very outside you used a super heavyweight plastic. Kinda the same idea of the ion, but it wouldn't be a big rubber ring.

I had the idea in my head before the birth of the Ion, the weight of the aerobie ring is all the way to the outside. MVP, make the worlds farthest flying disc golf driver and you will rule the sport.
The thing about the aerobie ring isn't just the weight distribution. It also has to do with where you generate your lift. The ring generates it on the inside edge rather than the outside in order to keep the center of pressure closer to the middle of the disc.