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Old 08-30-2009, 08:18 AM
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Any ideas for making a disc more visible? I have a fly dyed Buzzz elite x that is impossible to see because it is splattered light blue and yellow. Anyone ever dyed or painted their disc for more visibility?
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Old 08-30-2009, 09:32 AM
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I've dyed clear discs to make them more visible. Can you post a pic of it? Just curious, because blue and yellow doesn't sound like it would be too hard to find. You might try incorporating a red or orange into the dye pattern. You (I don't think) won't get that high visibility orange out of a dye though.

You may just want to replace it. I have a Z 150 Flick that I would love to keep throwing but can't because it's brown, yellow, and green dyed. I can't find it five feet in front of me. I wound up replacing it with a pink ESP. I prefer the Z, but had to compromise. I'm trying to find someone willing to trade for one on here.
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Old 09-01-2009, 01:50 AM
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The only tip I have is try not to dye a pattern out to the edge. The whole idea of camoflage is to break up the outline to make things less visible. So if you don't break up the outline you'll still be able to see it reasonably well.
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Old 09-01-2009, 02:19 AM
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I might go on a kick of only buying hot pink and orange discs for this very reason. Unfortunately now that the secret is out I am going to have to start worrying about people stealing my discs because they are pink. I am very comfortable throwing a pink disc by the by.

On another note, anyone seen any neon pink and orange dye from RIT?
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i will post a pic later.

how's this for a short term solution? I was thinking of getting a can of fluorescent paint and just barely hit the edges in maybe 3-4 places (obviously not layer it on thick or anything)....or is that BIG NO-NO?
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I might go on a kick of only buying hot pink and orange discs for this very reason. Unfortunately now that the secret is out I am going to have to start worrying about people stealing my discs because they are pink. I am very comfortable throwing a pink disc by the by.

On another note, anyone seen any neon pink and orange dye from RIT?
Pink works for me.
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A little rub of acetone and uranium really makes a disc glow.

If you don't have any uranium, you can use plutonium, but it's not the same.
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i will post a pic later.

how's this for a short term solution? I was thinking of getting a can of fluorescent paint and just barely hit the edges in maybe 3-4 places (obviously not layer it on thick or anything)....or is that BIG NO-NO?
Big NO-NO if you plan on ever playing anything more than casual rounds.
You could be given a stroke for each hole you carry a painted disc.
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Old 09-08-2009, 09:40 PM
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they make flourescent and neon dyes, thats probably the best way to go
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try this pattern
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