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Old 07-21-2014, 08:30 PM
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The next "big" innovation from DG manufactuers?

With all the new plastics and different marketing ideas which have come out since the debut of the flying disc-- How do you believe it will evolve further or wish to see in the coming years?

GPS enabled/lighted/revised PDGA specs for unique molds and so on have been discussed separately but curious to hear what the DGCR crowd has to say about what they would want to see which no one else has done yet.

Personally I feel there are unique designs and ideas which have not even been thought of and maybe you have the next big one?! Probably not...

Lets hear it!
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:32 PM
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MVP's gyro tech which you all might know I am sold on-- Discs like g* from innova and the salient Prometheus or kerplast rask?SP are all up for discussion.

How do manufatures further the disc technology?
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:54 PM
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Wind proof discs that float back to shore.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:55 PM
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My guess is the rule allowing embedded items will encourage manufacturers to use the weights to counterbalance discs like pennies on a fan, making them more forgiving and stable. Then like bowling, you can customize the weights locations to tweak the flight and like golf, fix the club instead of the swing. This could go a step further with areas on the disc itself that when held in certain spots, will encourage different dynamics and increase the disc's versatility.

Thought of another idea: A ring of metal embedded around the rim that has movable weights that run along the ring that you can loosen and lock in different spots for different shots.

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Old 07-21-2014, 09:03 PM
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I wish discs had something in/on them so that I could track them in the rough. I play really conservatively because I can't stand losing a disc and my game might change because of this innovation.
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:13 PM
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What about a disc the diameter of a 45 record? You could probably tomahawk it really easy or overhand flip it pretty far.
Or a disc that encourages straight rolling?
So instead of this ( ) it'd be more like ) (
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:36 PM
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I wish discs had something in/on them so that I could track them in the rough. I play really conservatively because I can't stand losing a disc and my game might change because of this innovation.
http://www.pdga.com/chips-discs-now-what
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:59 PM
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I want a magnet built into my putter. But on a serious note, I could see GPS embedded devices that could calculate distance and or throw speed. Also make I easier to find.
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:03 PM
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I want a magnet built into my putter. But on a serious note, I could see GPS embedded devices that could calculate distance and or throw speed. Also make I easier to find.
An accellerometer would be pretty sweet too.
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:03 PM
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Build whistles into a disc for awesome sound effects. Call it the whistleblower
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