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Old 08-03-2017, 08:19 PM
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Have you heard anything from the PDGA??????
My cousin sent them to PDGA headquarters instead of Jeff H......

So we had to halt the shipment and get it to you the correct spot. Should arrive today or tomorrow.
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Old 08-03-2017, 10:28 PM
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Holy sunken flightplate on the Fossils, Batman. It drops at the rim and then flattens out. No wonder people like these for flicks. The way it feels in hand, it might as well be a different disc from the Amber.

Looking forward to throwing both blends soon.
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:05 AM
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Just stamped up some Ouroboros Gila!
Will have those babies up this afternoon.
How firm are the Ouroboros stamped 178 fossils compared to the sub 175 Gila stamps?
I do like the frim plastic for mids.
Please so I may decide and order tomorrow.
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Old 08-04-2017, 02:08 AM
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I can't speak for the 178 Ouroboros ones, but I have both of the Gila stamped 178s and sub 175s and the max weight ones are just barely softer than the lighter weight white ones. There is a slight bit more give to the flight plates in the heavies but not much. They are not "soft" by any means and are still quite stiff.
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:18 AM
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How firm are the Ouroboros stamped 178 fossils compared to the sub 175 Gila stamps?
I do like the frim plastic for mids.
Please so I may decide and order tomorrow.


I don't have a 178g Ouroboros, but spent a few minutes flexing the ones that I have.

My fossil Gilas have written weights from 173 - 180g. The 173 - 175g are all Gila stamped. The 178 - 180g have RDG, Gila, and Ouroboros stamps.

When I look at all of them together, I can see that they are not all exactly the same color. Some have a slightly lighter shade than others. After flexing them, I would say that all the discs are stiff, but some are stiffer than others. It seems to me that the darker colored ones are the stiffest.

I have two discs that are lighter weight (173, 174g) and lighter shade. These flex a bit more than any of my darker shaded 174, 175g discs. All the heavier discs (178 - 180g) are very light in color, and flex the most.

My unscientific analysis would be that if you want the stiffest discs, then you should seek the darkest shades that they have got regardless of weight. For my discs, that would be the 174 and 175g, where I think that the 175g discs might just win out as the stiffest.
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:35 AM
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^ correct ^

Dave made two batches of Fossil Gila.

The darker blend sat around 170-175g and is firmer than the bright white batch.

Like previously stated, both firm... But the tans are more firm
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:53 PM
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I got a couple 178s and a 179, and to say these are anything short of ridiculously firm is crazy to me. Board flat across the top, super chalky and just absurdly stiff. I'm curious what the darker shades feel like, because I question the heavy ones I got passing a flex test.
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Old 08-04-2017, 02:21 PM
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A 173 and a 178 ordered, we will see the difference.
I got the last 178 or I would have got 2 of those

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Old 08-04-2017, 02:32 PM
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I'll be taking my fossil tester to Milo today. Looking forward to trying it out.
Lower profile, shallower, and flatter than I was expecting and more so, all three, than a Sanny Sentinel.
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Old 08-04-2017, 10:51 PM
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Got my 180 gila stamped fossil and my 180 ouroboros stamped Amber in the mail today. Fossil has slight give in the plate and is real chalky, board flat, amazing plastic can't wait to throw it. My ouroboros Amber has a bubble in the rim, and is just a hair less flat than the fossil. The Amber plastic feels nice and grippy for translucent plastic. I'm really excited to throw these and see if I can get a cycle going with the fossil!
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