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Old 03-10-2019, 10:17 AM
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Gotta pay McBeth lol
You're correct, of course, but an added factor might be the cost of the materials to make the Luna. Even paying McBeth, they're not going to charge more than they have to, or they'll price themselves right out of the market.
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Old 03-10-2019, 12:09 PM
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Gotta love DGCR speculation lol
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Old 03-10-2019, 08:52 PM
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Gotta pay McBeth lol
Gotta love it when disc golfers complain about pocket change.

"A frisbee cost more than zero dollars, lets cry about it"


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Old 03-10-2019, 11:30 PM
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Gotta pay McBeth lol
Or me, Magnet Guy but not the soft since those are even softer now when new after 2006 year. Trust me I picked one up in later 2006 when plastic changed or in 2007 and it was floppy as the softest run of Wizard ever made not like a Rubbery disc it had been the way Lighting Prostyle is in flexibility.
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Old 03-11-2019, 05:12 AM
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Gotta love it when disc golfers complain about pocket change.

"A frisbee cost more than zero dollars, lets cry about it"


Get a job.....and off my lawn
I don't know, 20 bucks for a disc that you can buy for 8 when it has a different stamp. It's so not worth it

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Old 03-11-2019, 05:58 AM
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Econ 101: An object or service is worth exactly what someone is willing to pay for it.

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Old 03-11-2019, 11:28 AM
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Econ 101: An object or service is worth exactly what someone is willing to pay for it.
Yep. Also basic econ: there is no absolute value, only perceived value. People often perceive value through comparison to similar objects or services. So whether or not $20 a disc is "pocket change" to some, people are going to compare the Luna to options in similar plastic grades that cost $10-$11 (like a KC Pro Aviar, Jawbreaker Roach, X-Line Roach, etc.). $20 may be perceived as expensive unless there are some other features about the disc that are perceived as making the extra cost worthwhile.

Tangible justifications for the extra cost might be: flight, feel, and wear pattern of the disc are unique in some way. Intangible justifications: supporting Paul McBeth, new and cool factor, feeling more premium due to paying more, etc.
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Old 03-11-2019, 11:37 AM
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$20/disc is not crazy right now, when hype is still at all-time highs. McPro Aviars moved like hot cakes at $14/disc. Probably long-term the price will come down a little bit.
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Old 03-11-2019, 12:17 PM
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This is DGCR. So I was just trying to keep it simple.

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Old 03-12-2019, 06:56 AM
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Yep. Also basic econ: there is no absolute value, only perceived value. People often perceive value through comparison to similar objects or services. So whether or not $20 a disc is "pocket change" to some, people are going to compare the Luna to options in similar plastic grades that cost $10-$11 (like a KC Pro Aviar, Jawbreaker Roach, X-Line Roach, etc.). $20 may be perceived as expensive unless there are some other features about the disc that are perceived as making the extra cost worthwhile.

Tangible justifications for the extra cost might be: flight, feel, and wear pattern of the disc are unique in some way. Intangible justifications: supporting Paul McBeth, new and cool factor, feeling more premium due to paying more, etc.
How about instead of "similar plastic grades" we use the fact that discraft has used this rubber blend before.

The only times it was used before paul got to discraft(correct me if im wrong) was for Nate Doss tour series challengers that sell well at roughly 15$+.
Then you get a disc prototype co-designed by the best player in the world.

Value is up to ones self.....Hating is much easier to spot
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