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Old 02-20-2013, 01:19 PM
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Two-Sided Champ Plastic?

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I just bought a Champ Birdie from Gdragon04 (happy transaction, not a complaint what so ever) and the top [EDIT: and exterior rim] of the disc is normal clear/glassy/smooth Innova Champion plastic - nothing out of the ordinary. The bottom is [very slightly] rough/textured, somewhat opaque, and just different. How common is this with Innova? The pictures taken seconds apart under the same light (simply flipped the disc over)...hard to show, but you can see no reflection from the lights on the bottom ones:





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Old 02-20-2013, 02:34 PM
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I don't throw a lot of champ plastic, but I think the old champ Whippets are kind of like that.

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Old 02-20-2013, 02:38 PM
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Every champ panther I've owned or seen is like that.
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:51 PM
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I don't believe it's a factor of different kinds of plastic; rather, it's the effect of a then-new mold. The tooled metal bottom mold leaves a slightly textured finish on the underside of the flight plate and rim. The circular-cut top mold leaves the smoother, zipper-top imprint. That's just how my zipper-top CE Rhyno feels on the top and bottom.

This appears to be the case when discs were created in some fresh molds. After a large number of moldings it seems the zipper-top markings and the slight bottom texture get worn away.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:15 PM
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the birdie only comes in dx and rarely in pro so maybe it is a factory second
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:17 PM
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the birdie only comes in dx and rarely in pro so maybe it is a factory second
There have been runs of Champ Birdies produced...don't believe everything you read.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:20 PM
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Every champ panther I've owned or seen is like that.
I was just gonna say that.

Does the inside feel... I dunno, like it's dusty all the time?

It's kinda funky, but it's not bad.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:26 PM
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the birdie only comes in dx and rarely in pro so maybe it is a factory second
WRONG! I have sold Champion CFR Birdies.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:44 PM
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Slightly off the original topic, but how do champion birdies fly compared to normal birdies...?
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