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Old 04-21-2017, 11:13 AM
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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?
I think it's just that you're extra sensitive to flexibility in the plastic. The new MVP Neutron and Proton is a bit more bendy and grippy than the old school, but none of it is what most would consider "soft."
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Old 04-21-2017, 11:31 AM
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I think it's just that you're extra sensitive to flexibility in the plastic. The new MVP Neutron and Proton is a bit more bendy and grippy than the old school, but none of it is what most would consider "soft."
I have odd shaped hands; my thumb leads my fingers on the disc about an inch, so I am sure that I am extra sensitive.I am distorting the over-mold with my grip. I can feel the new plastic firmness catching on my thumb on release, even on upshots where I am putting very little power on the shots.
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Old 04-21-2017, 11:33 AM
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Move to Canada. They'll all be firm.


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Old 04-21-2017, 11:34 AM
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Has anyone tried reheating a disc and letting it cool at different rates to see how it affects the firmness of the plastic? I ask this as I have seen it suggested to pour boiling water over a disc to make them spring back to original shape.

Perhaps go from a boiling water bath to an ice bath?
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:03 PM
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I just got a Fuzion Enforcer that was very stiff. Don't have much experience with other discs in Fuzion though.
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Old 04-21-2017, 12:20 PM
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I have odd shaped hands; my thumb leads my fingers on the disc about an inch, so I am sure that I am extra sensitive.I am distorting the over-mold with my grip. I can feel the new plastic firmness catching on my thumb on release, even on upshots where I am putting very little power on the shots.
Wow, yea besides searching for OG MVP stuff, you may have to move outside the brand. These days a lot of players like the flexy blends. So it's unfortunate for guys like you that need that extra firmness.

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Old 04-21-2017, 12:24 PM
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Sounds like you might be overgripping, too? My thumb is generally out in front of my fingers. I can flex a disc (say a N Photon) as you're describing, but my throwing grip just isn't that death grippy. Not bashing your grip, just suggesting a different thought approach.

Some of that early N was quite stiff. I've wondered at times if it was "legally" so, per the guidelines.
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Old 04-21-2017, 01:07 PM
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All depends on the run IMO.
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Old 04-21-2017, 01:30 PM
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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.
Agreed. Plain 750 though; i felt 750g wasn't as hard.

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Old 04-21-2017, 02:15 PM
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My pinnacle patriot is the hardest disc i ever owned. I would say my orange k1 kaxe z is little bit softer.
Goldline feels pretty much the same as my opaque k1.
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