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Old 01-08-2013, 04:08 PM
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No, no. I'll be OK. Just give me a minute...

I'd like to take this time to officially thank notroman for the G9i group buy. I stocked up.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:10 PM
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this is dumb as hell,wtf does it matter if the disc is stiff like a brick?

the old firms were even more stiff than mediums.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:12 PM
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Then this only spells doom for the pinnacle rivals...
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:13 PM
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Is there an advantage to a stiff disc as ooposed to a softer model? Sorry for the noob question, but I am curious. And if so, why do companies such as MVP make some discs so soft?

A serious answer would be helpful, thanks
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this is dumb as hell,wtf does it matter if the disc is stiff like a brick?

the old firms were even more stiff than mediums.
The old ones never met the specifications either. I think the 27lb rule has been in effect for a long time it's just that PDGA never really cracked down on it. Either that, or it just so happened that every manufacturer sent in soft plastic for approval then ran the stiff variants - but that seems silly.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:15 PM
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Is there an advantage to a stiff disc as ooposed to a softer model? Sorry for the noob question, but I am curious. And if so, why do companies such as MVP make some discs so soft?

A serious answer would be helpful, thanks
I believe it has more to do with safety and liability than competition.
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stiff are better for push putter. Soft for spin putters.
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Is there an advantage to a stiff disc as ooposed to a softer model? Sorry for the noob question, but I am curious. And if so, why do companies such as MVP make some discs so soft?

A serious answer would be helpful, thanks
I really think it's down to preference. Some say they get a more consistent release with a firmer disc. Softer discs usually absorb impact better and don't roll away as often.

There is no limit on how soft a disc can be, but there is a limit on how stiff it can be.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:17 PM
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I was just wondering that too. If gateway medium is too stiff then nearly every KC Pro Roc and Aviar should be as well. A max weight KC Pro can be harder than gateway medium. Maybe stiff KC's will be dinosaurs soon, too.

On a side note, all I've ever seen from Gateway is medium down to SSS or RFF. I wonder if they ever hard a firm. A firm Wizard would be a flying brick for sure.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:17 PM
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i understand the crackdown, but why putters first? they will do the least damage, fly at the slowest speed, carry the least energy. They should start with drivers that are way too stiff.
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