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Old 03-06-2016, 09:37 PM
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3D printing has great potential, but I don't see it working with golf discs for a number of years. Part of the problem is going to be PDGA approval -- are they going to start approving Thingiverse files rather than discs? The customization and personalization offered by 3D printing is great for many things (I have heard Mattel is coming out with a 3D printer that kids can use to print action figure parts, for example), but not for a sport like disc golf.

There is a type of plastic that is available now that is more flexible than the ABS that 3D printers use, but I don't think it's going to work for discs either. The best way to use it for disc golf is like jcassidy said above - print a prototype, maybe use that as the basis of a mold.
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Old 03-06-2016, 10:58 PM
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You could save a scan of your favorite disc that's beat into that sweet spot, and print it over and over… :drool:
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