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Innova called the L "long" like Discraft uses "SS" (super straight) for understable versions of popular names. As Shakespeare wrote: "What's in a name?"...
Well, a less stable disc being labeled as “straight” actually makes sense, whereas a less stable disc being labeled as “long” is just bananas.
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Old 02-14-2019, 05:42 PM
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Innova called the L "long" like Discraft uses "SS" (super straight) for understable versions of popular names. As Shakespeare wrote: "What's in a name?"...
Innova states that "L" meant long AND less overstable. Discraft does indeed mean "Super Straight" - I'm assuming both companies were speaking for people that can't even throw 270'
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Old 02-14-2019, 05:58 PM
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Hahaha, yes that was me. I thought the TL has a teebird top and leopard bottom. Pretty hilarious.

Of course the Innova line about the L being “long” was equally ridiculous, as most power throwers could flex an X mold further than an L mold any day.
I think they assumed power players would be tournament kinda guys and somebody would just tell them that the L molds sucked. 'Cause for them, they did.
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Well, a less stable disc being labeled as “straight” actually makes sense, whereas a less stable disc being labeled as “long” is just bananas.
I want a company to label discs "Beefy" "Stable" and "Flippy." I'd understand what they were selling if they did that.

People act like "Flippy" is an insult; my daughter walks into a store that sells discs and yells "ALL THE FLIPPY MIDS ARE MINE!!!" They have an audience.
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Innova states that "L" meant long AND less overstable. Discraft does indeed mean "Super Straight" - I'm assuming both companies were speaking for people that can't even throw 270'
Which from my observations at various parks is still like 70% of people playing disc golf.

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