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Old 03-11-2015, 05:43 PM
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Ya plastic technology is probably where we will continue to see the most development. There are only so many shapes one can make a beveled edge plastic circle.
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:34 PM
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There's not much new you can do, the parameters for an approved disc are tight, and everything has pretty much been tried by now.
Exotic materials is about the only area that hasn't been fully explored yet.
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:46 PM
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Overmolds are new right? No one ever did that before?

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Old 03-12-2015, 09:47 AM
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The tech standards for golf clubs are just as rigid, and somehow the manufacturers in that industry continue to make new releases that are incrementally better than the previous models. Sometimes it's marketing BS, but other times a very small change within the rules can have a big impact.

I wonder if we'll see improvements on the processing side of disc molding. I'm sure there are some runs of certain discs that the manufacturers wish they could re-create, and if they could find and control the right "recipe" of molding/cooling parameters they might be able to do it. A consistently FAF Firebird would be nice. The question is whether it makes economic sense to go in this direction, and the answer is "probably not."
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Old 03-12-2015, 10:37 AM
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How in the world is that Quiver supposed to work? if the disc is rotating, wont each of the 4 sections be equally sharing the aerodynamics? I can see how at the hit you may be slinging slightly different weight distribution around, seems kind of odd.

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So he has thrown more than one four-in-one disc?
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How in the world is that Quiver supposed to work? if the disc is rotating, wont each of the 4 sections be equally sharing the aerodynamics? I can see how at the hit you may be slinging slightly different weight distribution around, seems kind of odd.

Quote from the innova page "This is the best four-in-one disc I have ever thrown.
Steve Wisecup, PDGA World Champion and Disc Golf Hall of Fame Member "

So he has thrown more than one four-in-one disc?
Lol it was an April Fool's joke if you didn't notice
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DOH!
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Now, if electronics were allowed on board and you could shift a flowable plastic back and forth with a smart phone app?

Talk about dialing in a disc
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I think the next step is overmold with varying elasticity instead of density.
If you can control the stretchiness of different parts of the disc seperately, then maybe you could have a disc where the rim expands and the flight plate flattens out causing the PLH to rise at max RPMs for more initial has, but as the RPMs decrease and there is less centripetal force, the rim contracts, the dome rises back up and the PLH drops back down for maximum glide and reduced fade.
If tuned correctly you could have a disc that resists turning over like a max and then glides out like a mamba.
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