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Old 10-13-2012, 05:25 PM
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It doesn't concern me "so much". I'm just asking a question.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:27 PM
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If you are actually weighing discs you got way too much time. What makes you think your scale is correct? I'd want that verified by 3 different scales that have been professionally calibrated. If the factory stamps a weight on it, that's an official weight as far as I'm concerned.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:34 PM
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The gram scales where I work are professionally calibrated once a year. Most of the time the written weight on a disc is correct. I haven't weighed every disc I have, just a few. The question however was raised by the guy with the Wraith I spoke of in the OP. Also, weighing a disc takes two seconds.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:37 PM
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You sound like somebody that gets on the internet to try to make themselves feel better about being a little guy. It's called "little man complex". It's okay, I've met a lot of people like you. You're you and there's nothing that can change that.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:41 PM
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Altitude/elevation and latitude will also affect weight. A disc may be legal in the north pole or the rocky mountains, but not at the equator or sea level.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:48 PM
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I've been buying and selling a lot of discs lately, and I've actually been blown away by how often the marked weights are incorrect. I'd honestly have to say minimal 60% of the discs I've weighed have been off by at least a couple grams.
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:27 PM
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If you are actually weighing discs you got way too much time. What makes you think your scale is correct? I'd want that verified by 3 different scales that have been professionally calibrated. If the factory stamps a weight on it, that's an official weight as far as I'm concerned.
I weigh all discs I buy at the store or at home. Not sure what the big deal is. I also have a 178.3 gram wizard(marked 175)- 4 grams over the max weight for that mold. I would say that someone that has almost 4,000 posts is more likely to have too much time on their hands.
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:51 PM
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For what it's worth, I believe the "PDGA approved" applies to the mold, not the particular disc.
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You sound like somebody that gets on the internet to try to make themselves feel better about being a little guy. It's called "little man complex". It's okay, I've met a lot of people like you. You're you and there's nothing that can change that.
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:57 PM
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While the marked weights aren't always correct they are usually only off by a couple of grams. Disc manufacturers don't have the time to scale each and every disc they make and in the end what's a gram or two when it comes to discs?
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