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Old 03-10-2011, 01:49 AM
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Default The WestSide 'King'

Any body have any experience with this company? Are they associated with Latitude 64's manufacturing at all?

King driver.

speed 14
glide 5
turn -1
fade 4

http://www.westside.fi/finnish-products

I'm assuming these are loosely based off of Innova's numbers...?

And they don't even have a 14 yet.

I have no intention of getting this disc (working on Katana and Havoc first) Just thought I'd bring it up for discussion, searched and didn't see it on here yet.

Actually....I like this pic, I wanna try it now! NO!!! Sigh..

http://www.westside.fi/images/misc/king_3.jpg

What do you think? Finnish plastic. (I am a fan of the Swedish stuff, so smooth)
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Old 03-10-2011, 02:00 AM
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Wow. That's a wide rim. I just glanced at the site for a minute but how is it that they incorporate the Latitude stuff with theirs? Maybe a sister company?
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Old 03-10-2011, 02:04 AM
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I remember reading in the pdga magazine about this company last year, I thought I heard they were related to L64. Good possibility I'm not remembering correctly though.
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Lat manufactures their discs with Lat plastics
But Westside is outta Finland


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Old 03-10-2011, 02:47 AM
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And the speed 14 is not per innova's #s.

And the fade# is pretty unreal too.
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The rim width is actually about the same as Destroyer's. It is larger diameter though.

About the Latitude thing, Latitude does mold them using their plastics, but unlike with the Discmania/Innova deal, the molds are pure Westside, made in Finland goodness.
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The rim width is actually about the same as Destroyer's. It is larger diameter though.
I totally agree with these without actually checking the stat sheet. I held one in my hand the other day and it was surprisingly not uncomfortable. I was thinking that at that speed it was going to be wide like the Ninja. Although we are talking a relatively insignificant amount, but a larger diameter means that the wideness does not curve as much as a smaller diameter disc, making it just a tad easier to grip, less likely to cramp the fingers in a power grip. I bet that helps making it feel less obscenely wide too.
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About the Latitude thing, Latitude does mold them using their plastics, but unlike with the Discmania/Innova deal, the molds are pure Westside, made in Finland goodness.
Good to know. I was under the impression that Westside/Lat64 had the exact same relationship as Discmania/Innova.

I wish I had an arm for the King. For now, I might have to settle with the Northman if I want to try this company out.
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I totally agree with these without actually checking the stat sheet.
I just pull out my calipers when I'm in doubt.
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