Thread: [Vibram] First run ascent
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Old 11-22-2010, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Essington View Post
Nah, I'd been using this Ridge as my primary putter from July until I got my soft ridge a couple weeks ago. Four months of bouncing it off of rocks and trees didn't seem to change it (grip or flight wise) at all. I even remember dumping my bag out in the bath tub and giving all my discs a rinse at one point this summer. It wasn't until I washed it with soap that it developed the grippy feel that my new Ascent has.

Was just wondering what the mechanics of that are? What is the soap doing or washing away?
I just purchased a summit and love it. I did notice in the shop though that a lot of the discs had different amounts of grip right off the shelf. I think this is due to the release agent they are using. Kind of like the waxy film that is on brand new tires. Some have more and some have less, really depends on who was operating the molding machine that day.
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