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Old 06-25-2019, 11:53 AM
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Yeah, its the same mold, nothing has changed physically, it just needs to be updated with the new name in the system
i thought it was tweaked a little from the proto run?
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Old 06-25-2019, 11:57 AM
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So Paul found a old disc in the factory called KONG . .and made it his
How it this "Paul makes his own line" ?

With the LUNA it felt like he made many prototypes and plastic blends to make the LUNA " made by Paul" disc. . seems fair.
But to just take a old mould collecting dust in the factory and make it "his" does not feel like a "made by Paul disc"
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Old 06-25-2019, 11:57 AM
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Not that it matters much, but the Kong, is now Zeus
Dang it Paul... that’s what I was going to call my dream driver if I ever got to make it.
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Old 06-25-2019, 12:17 PM
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Yeah, its the same mold, nothing has changed physically, it just needs to be updated with the new name in the system
So Paul's interview with Jonny DG after ledgestone he talked about how they are going to release a video about why and how they landed on the name Kong.

But you say they are changing it? Where did you hear this from?

[edit]: nevermind, I see discraft's own video now. Odd they still discussed it as the "KONG" in Jonny DG's vid.
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Old 06-25-2019, 12:56 PM
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I find it strange they say they chose to rename it when in reality, they had to due to the dog toy company coming after them. I think Zeus is a way cooler name anyways.
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Old 06-25-2019, 01:17 PM
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So Paul found a old disc in the factory called KONG . .and made it his
How it this "Paul makes his own line" ?

With the LUNA it felt like he made many prototypes and plastic blends to make the LUNA " made by Paul" disc. . seems fair.
But to just take a old mould collecting dust in the factory and make it "his" does not feel like a "made by Paul disc"
Considering this was one of Discrafts very first prototypes into wide rimmed distance drivers I’m sure a ton of tweaking had to be done to the mold. The prototype was used as a base, but definitely reworked on the drawing board software which I’m sure is what the computer shot was about, the end result of his input, ended up being the Zeus. Can’t really make a new plastic blend for everything and can’t really design a disc from the ground up anymore. Even the luna has very similar profiles to several other putters. But Paul still owned this disc design, no doubt
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Old 06-25-2019, 01:18 PM
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So Paul's interview with Jonny DG after ledgestone he talked about how they are going to release a video about why and how they landed on the name Kong.

But you say they are changing it? Where did you hear this from?

[edit]: nevermind, I see discraft's own video now. Odd they still discussed it as the "KONG" in Jonny DG's vid.
Probably needed to keep any changes on the down low. Company confidentiality and all that jazz
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Old 06-25-2019, 02:04 PM
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So Paul found a old disc in the factory called KONG . .and made it his
How it this "Paul makes his own line" ?

With the LUNA it felt like he made many prototypes and plastic blends to make the LUNA " made by Paul" disc. . seems fair.
But to just take a old mould collecting dust in the factory and make it "his" does not feel like a "made by Paul disc"
The Kong originally was an old disc that was never moved past the prototype phase and not submitted for PDGA approval. Was originally supposed to be like the Nuke. The current mold for the Kong/Zeus is new though.
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Old 06-25-2019, 02:54 PM
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So Paul's interview with Jonny DG after ledgestone he talked about how they are going to release a video about why and how they landed on the name Kong.

But you say they are changing it? Where did you hear this from?

[edit]: nevermind, I see discraft's own video now. Odd they still discussed it as the "KONG" in Jonny DG's vid.
The name change to 'Zeus' may have been embargoed at the time of McBeast's interview with Johnny DG.
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Old 06-25-2019, 04:47 PM
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.... Even the luna has very similar profiles to several other putters. But Paul still owned this disc design, no doubt
Well...just the Roach really. (and I still think the Luna is a Roach...)
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