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Old 08-06-2012, 10:13 PM
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CE plastic starting to break down

I've heard that some of the early CE plastic is getting oily and breaking down rapidly. Never used to hear about CE cracking but I've seen more and more of this lately. Is this just a coincidence or is this type of plastic nearing the end of its lifespan? I think Dave D even eluded to this recently but can't find what he said.

I'm not sure I would ever spend more than $25 for a disc that I knew was breakign down. Do you think the high CE prices will continue or will the gradual degradation of CE plastic bring them down over time?
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:06 PM
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I throw First Run CE Leopards, I've got 3. They're all in great shape.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:44 PM
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Only happens if they are left out in the sun or soak in a pond for a long time.
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:04 AM
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This list is degradation times in the soil.
http://www.ecowarriors.it/en/eco-enc...i-rifiuti.html

100 to 1000 years for a plastic fork.
I think our plastic discs we keep inside and out of the sun should be good for twice that.
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:07 AM
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let it sit in the sun a little longer.. that might help xD
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:18 AM
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Go down to the 4th post,
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...ad.php?t=59084
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Old 08-07-2012, 01:36 AM
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They will get old and they will crack. Supply goes down and demand stays the same or increases. Logic says buy them to sell, not to throw.
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And again, go to fourth post (different thread).
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:09 AM
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those were thrown cold though i bet.
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Old 08-07-2012, 10:33 AM
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What about the oily factor? CE plastic feels a lot worse now than it did when it was new. And I'm not talking about used discs, some of my new CE stuff feels really oily and slick lately. Anyone else notice this?
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