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Old 10-27-2020, 03:04 PM
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Default Disc Innovations/Unique Molds

Seems like as good a place of any to have a list of all the innovations/unique molds that have ever come out and info about them. The first would be the beveled edge disc, which is now an Innova Aero? (correct me if I'm wrong) but was originally called an Eagle, in 1983. What other innovations have we had? I'm thinking company, mold name, year, and unique characteristic(s).

I realize there are a ton of discs that have flopped. Let's keep the list to PDGA approved molds, or at least mention if a mold was never approved.
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Old 10-27-2020, 03:54 PM
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The aerobie epic immediately comes to my mind, as does anything that was made by vibram.

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Old 10-27-2020, 04:38 PM
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QuestAT Turbo Putt, the disc Innova feared so much they complained to the PDGA to get it banned

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The aerobie epic immediately comes to my mind, as does anything that was made by vibram.
what was so special about vibram, their ultra-tough plastic?
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Old 10-27-2020, 05:03 PM
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what was so special about vibram, their ultra-tough plastic?
Wasn't even plastic. It was compression molded rubber. Totally different material and manufacturing process to any other disc made today.

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Berg is pretty new but it's the most unique disc I've thrown. It's incredibly slow -- a true speed 1 disc. It has a headwind-fighting 0 turn, and yet still fades pretty minimally like your average putter mold. And the shape of the disc is really bizarre...kind of a thumb track with big volcano dome in the middle.

The disc shape and flight characteristics are unique, and the speed class is rare. It's a pretty one-of-a-kind mold in my book.

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The blitz from latitude was pretty unique. A distance driver that basically had a bead
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The Thumbtrac (Rhyno/Pig/Wolf)
The two piece mold (AMF/MVP)
The bead
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