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Old 09-02-2013, 12:17 PM
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I think the archer vs. arrow debate can be put to rest.
They were still using some good arrows. Now it they did the Quest AT Challenge and still played as well, then the debate would be settled.
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:33 PM
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New DX is junk compared to the old stuff
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:50 PM
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Is today's DX plastic different than the plastic they used to make Discs 20 years ago, or still exactly the same? I swear when I'm standing in the store today holding one it feels more slippery than a brand-new one felt 18 years ago. Is it just me?
Innova doesn't order in large enough quantities to designate a specific blend for each plastic type. Every blend has changed over time. The last DX TeeBird I had was rather soft, but the Polecat I'm throwing right now is firmer.
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:35 PM
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Innova doesn't order in large enough quantities to designate a specific blend for each plastic type.
crazy that our biggest company (by a mile) doesn't even order enough volume to assure a consistent product.

makes you realize how tiny of a blip we are in the grand scope of the plastics industry.
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:49 PM
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crazy that our biggest company (by a mile) doesn't even order enough volume to assure a consistent product.

makes you realize how tiny of a blip we are in the grand scope of the plastics industry.
As I sit here in a recliner that was made with plastic parts, typing on an iPad with a plastic body, with plastic on my car keys, plastic on my glasses, plastic in the clock on the wall, in every piece of furniture in the room, in the buttons of my clothes, in my shoes, in the water bottle on the table, in the TV, in the pads of the football players on TV, in the camera that records the game for TV, etc., I have to agree. And then I think about how reliant places like hospitals are on plastic products, and the impression grows.
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:18 PM
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In some regards, I think this is a good thing. Without being such a small blip on the radar, we would've never had pearly 11X KC Pro, Candy Pro, Jolly Launcher, Night Shift Star, XG Champ, grippy and gummy Pro, etc...

While it stinks that some really great blends have disappeared, with the introduction of Jolly Launcher, the future is looking pretty bright.
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Old 09-03-2013, 10:38 AM
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Is today's DX plastic different than the plastic they used to make Discs 20 years ago, or still exactly the same? I swear when I'm standing in the store today holding one it feels more slippery than a brand-new one felt 18 years ago. Is it just me?
Current pro plastic reminds me most of what I remember dx being in the old days. Pro is more durable, but the grippiness and flexibility is pretty similar to the old dx.
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:00 PM
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Good to see the Gazelle getting some love
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Old 09-04-2013, 03:09 AM
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Great videos. Paul almost nails one of the sickest jump putts i've ever seen right at about 5:20 in vid 2: "I dont know if KC used to hit this, but I know Ron Russell did"
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