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Old 02-05-2014, 11:38 PM
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Purple disc as end result of dye job...?

I'm trying to put together an all purple bag. However, from my experience, purple doesn't really fall into "readily available" end of the spectrum. Especially with molds I throw. So I'm gonna take a stab at trying to complete my purple bag by dyeing. So here's my question: for those that know, what combinations of disc color and dyes will work best to get purple? Red disc/blue dye? Blue disc/red dye? Keep in mind that I'm only talking champion-ish and star-ish plastic. And as far as the end result I'm looking for, I don't care too much for magenta-y colors. I'm looking for more of a closer to blue as opposed to closer to red if I can't get a straight purple disc. Or even lavender-ish colors. Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-05-2014, 11:44 PM
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black ink or red and blue of course..
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Old 02-06-2014, 12:13 AM
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black ink or red and blue of course..
Huh?
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Old 02-06-2014, 01:40 AM
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White or clear disc. Purple dye.
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Old 02-06-2014, 01:46 AM
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Examples. Purple on clear.

Purple on white
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Old 02-06-2014, 02:49 AM
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I had some of the old formula Rit dye in purple. Worked fine on champion discs. What molds other than Pures are you looking for? I too am a purveyor of purple discs, have a few spares laying around.
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Old 02-06-2014, 05:17 AM
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White or clear disc. Purple dye.
I understand this. Obviously, purple dye on a white or clear disc would be the optimal situation. But I'm referring other combinations. I mean, in my years of disc golfing, white or clear discs seem harder to find than purple ones. I'm talking about combining dyes and colors of more commonly found discs.
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Old 02-06-2014, 05:19 AM
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I had some of the old formula Rit dye in purple. Worked fine on champion discs. What molds other than Pures are you looking for? I too am a purveyor of purple discs, have a few spares laying around.
At the moment, I'm wanting an Opto Pure and a Lucid Verdict in purple. But I'm trying to figure this out for future reference as well though.

Thanks for the responses though guys. Keep em coming
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:34 AM
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My *guess* from experience with dye is that if you are going to dye a colored disc you are going to end up with a very dark purple. For example if you dye a red disc with blue dye you will most likely end up with something more closely resembling black rather than purple.

The best you can do is experiment. Find a play it again sports near you and pick up a few junk discs and mess around with color combinations. I would try red plastic with blue dye first!
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:40 AM
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I actually just did some reading and apparently the easiest way to make a nice purple is to combine a lighter blue or cyan with magenta. I would give that a try.
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