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Old 11-06-2019, 06:43 PM
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Approved Date: Nov 11, 2019 (nov11 ??? lol)
Max Weight: 174.3gr
Diameter: 21.0cm
Height: 1.7cm
Rim Depth: 1.2cm
Rim Thickness: 2.0cm
Inside Rim Diameter: 17.0cm
Rim Depth / Diameter Ratio: 5.7%
Rim Configuration: 29.50
Flexibility: 11.02kg
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Old 11-06-2019, 08:12 PM
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Speed 10 with a touch of dome. Maybe competitor to thunderbird/PD/the like? But I feel like the Explorer is already like that so... no idea

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Old 11-06-2019, 08:14 PM
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Jewel name, maybe an easy to use line?

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Old 11-07-2019, 12:58 AM
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^^^ that was my first thought, told my gf and she is stoked
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Old 11-07-2019, 02:17 AM
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Makes sense, they need a "DD" in that class and speed10 is really the limit in speed for a beginner to really be throwing... if that

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Old 11-07-2019, 06:49 AM
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I agree with the Jewel name being indicative of the easy to use line. Strange that we already have the Jade with a rim of 1.9 and this has rim of 2.0 which is pretty close. We shall see...
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Old 11-07-2019, 06:52 AM
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Easy to use or a touch longer Saint maybe?
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Old 11-07-2019, 12:26 PM
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If only the manufacturers would send a blurb about the new discs and the PDGA could post it when they are announced...



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Old 11-22-2019, 03:27 PM
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Jewel name, maybe an easy to use line?
L64 confirmed this today on IG. Will be an easy to use line distance driver.

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Old 11-27-2019, 09:13 AM
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L64 confirmed this today on IG. Will be an easy to use line distance driver.
From what I've read, its supposed to be just as shallow as the diamond, with a little less HST and a bit more dome to it....similar rim size, maybe a hair wider
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