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Old plastic is brittle

so just for fun and old time's sake, broke out the phantom+ prototype, the first disc i ever owned, at the local pitch-n-putt course where it all began for me.

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i'd thrown a handful of holes before, with some solid tree hits, but this was the first full round i'd used it. made it to hole #12. and it didn't just shatter, it EXPLODED!
thanks to Jaydub for hooking me up. we were pretty sure this was inevitable though.
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I know discs were meant to thrown. But I would have kept that one safe somewhere.

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I have the same disc in my basement in the same condition.

I bought mine from the Spinners used rack. First throw in a grass field and it exploded into 10+ pieces.

The plastic feels like vinyl. Like the stuff records are made of.
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I have another one of these that was sitting around, never thrown, for years. I picked it up and it cracked in five places.
I expected this one to break the first day it was used.
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More like the Phantom menace
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Ironic part is back in the day they were the most durable.
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Did it hit a tree?

And kudos for throwing it. What better place for it to meet its demise than Winton!
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I have the same disc in my basement in the same condition.

I bought mine from the Spinners used rack. First throw in a grass field and it exploded into 10+ pieces.

The plastic feels like vinyl. Like the stuff records are made of.
this one was grippy soft, finger-printy.
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Wow thats crazy! Cant imagine the stress that caused it to break like it did, some zig zag lines in there
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watching a disc shatter is oddly satisfying. ive only seen it once in person
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