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Old 04-20-2017, 11:42 PM
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In the last year I have seen an influx of soft discs. Even the trusty Z plastic now is flaccid.
Why is this?
This is causing me great grief as I place my thumb on the flight plate way in front on my fingers(my middle finger is much longer than the rest) and the plate is warping on all my new(ish) discs?
I am thinking of abandoning my MVP and Discraft lineup; is anyone other than Kastaplast making firm discs?
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:59 AM
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I am thinking of abandoning my MVP and Discraft lineup; is anyone other than Kastaplast making firm discs?
Trilogy makes a firm plastic, that has three different names but is the same stuff:

Dynamic Discs - Classic
Latitude64 - Zero Hard
Westside - BT Hard

Trilogy has a premium plastic that is pretty firm:
Dynamic Discs - Fuzion
Latitude64 - Gold Line
Westside - Tournament Plastic (TP)

As to other companies for firm premium plastic, Innova Champion plastic is the closest you're going to get to truly firm. Star plastic can be firm or can be relatively soft.

(Side note: Innova's GStar plastic will have you saying words you did not learn in your parents' household...)
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Only Kplast does now. Just throw their discs, no big deal.
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Old 04-21-2017, 01:32 AM
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As to other companies for firm premium plastic, Innova Champion plastic is the closest you're going to get to truly firm. Star plastic can be firm or can be relatively soft.
Trilogy was the first that went squishy. Looking for old school Neutron stiffness.

Picked up a Champion today and it was squishy. Bought a Star Wombat3 and before the round was over I folded it to quarters easily.

Has anyone bought Prodiscus this year? How are they? How about the new Viking Discs?

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Old 04-21-2017, 01:36 AM
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Only Kplast does now. Just throw their discs, no big deal.
If they had a full line up, other than my MVP putters, I might do so. I do like them.
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:23 AM
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This is a great thing. I hate firm discs.
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:26 AM
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Star discs that have been run in the last year seems to be stiff ... your mileage might vary
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You might just be getting unlucky. Unless I've bought soft discs on purpose the mvp I've bought havnt been soft.
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:45 AM
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You might just be getting unlucky. Unless I've bought soft discs on purpose the mvp I've bought havnt been soft.
This is odd, as I have went to several different retailers, even in different states, and all the new(including restocks) MVP discs are soft. Where are you getting your discs from?

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Old 04-21-2017, 10:55 AM
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The Prodigy 750 series plastic I've handled (admittedly only a few discs) was extremely hard and stiff (too much so for my personal tastes). It would probably suit your needs well.
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