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Old 03-13-2013, 07:02 PM
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I am sure the players who bought the first batch of midranges will feel better knowing that others discs in the future will not fade out. How do they know UV degradation will not cause their discs to lose stability and leave the sweet pocket early due to lack of UV protection??
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:10 PM
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That first batch of pinkies made it out of the factory without UV protection in the dye. The others won't do that.
I'm assuming (I should say "know") they are not individually dying these after they are molded. They are most likely adding a pigmented colorant to the resin. There are two main ways to mold a product with a color. You can either buy the material precolored, or you can mix the colorant with the base resin before it is loaded into the hopper. Because of the variety of colors manufacturers run, I would guess they are mixing the color themselves. This brings me to the UV protection. To my knowledge, there isn't a standalone UV additive in pellet form that can simply be added to the resin mix. The UV protection characteristics are determined on the chemical level, and are properties found in the base resin from the supplier. Someone please point me in the direction of a UV additive in pellet form, if you know of one.

*EDIT* - I suppose the UV additive could be in the colorant. If that's the case, they need to spec. out a new colorant.

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Old 03-13-2013, 08:33 PM
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Well there's no heat here right now so I'm not worried about it and I don't have any pinks.
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:38 PM
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Same happened to me today.... field throwing for about an hour or more today.

It looks pretty cool though
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:42 PM
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I like it. Makes me want one.
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:52 PM
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Same happened to me today.... field throwing for about an hour or more today.

It looks pretty cool though
If this was a stock color on a 10th anniversary Buzzz, people would be salivating over it....

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Old 03-13-2013, 09:55 PM
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:59 PM
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Good ole Prodigy...changing the Game since 2012!
pffft the announcement was made Jan 1. It's a 2013 company, give 'em a break.
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Old 03-13-2013, 10:17 PM
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Same happened to me today.... field throwing for about an hour or more today.

It looks pretty cool though
If I'm reading the markings correct, that is an M4? As far as I knew, only the M1 and M3 have been released. Care to share how you acquired it? I'm looking to purchase one for a semi-scientific experiment.
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Old 03-13-2013, 10:22 PM
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For sale: RARE proto pink UNfaded max weight M4. Hidden in my closet to protect original coloring. $250 obo.
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