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Old 03-17-2017, 12:23 PM
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I have never known what zipper top meant... can someone help me with my ignorance...
I've asked this question before so I think I finally know! It's where the top of the disc has little tiny circular grooves like a record. I think if you run your fingernail down it, it's supposed to make a certain sound, but you can see it pretty easily in good light too. I think it's supposed to be the sign of a new top mold piece because it wears off the mold after a while.
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Old 03-17-2017, 12:25 PM
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Zippertop refers to a concentric circle pattern on discs out of new molds, like a record. You can pull your finger across the top of the disc and it makes a sound similar to a zipper being pulled. Typically flat, or close to it.

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Old 03-17-2017, 12:52 PM
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I've never encountered that.
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Old 03-17-2017, 12:53 PM
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I've never encountered that.
You can see it(to a lesser extent) on thunderbirds as well
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Old 03-17-2017, 03:53 PM
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You can see it(to a lesser extent) on thunderbirds as well
Hmm, I'll check mine soon.
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:03 PM
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I've never encountered that.
I understand it shows up on discs made from brand new (physical) molds, which then smooth out with use. I've seen a few discs here and there that were like that, mostly Discraft molds (not to impugn them, but just sayin').
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:09 PM
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IIRC, weren't zippertop Rhynos a hot ticket item at one point. From when Innova had to replace the Rhyno mold, at least the top mold?
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:19 PM
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I understand it shows up on discs made from brand new (physical) molds, which then smooth out with use. I've seen a few discs here and there that were like that, mostly Discraft molds (not to impugn them, but just sayin').
AR discs will often have zipper tops. I can recall my Zombies and Mantises having them, but it was pretty subtle.
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Old 03-17-2017, 09:18 PM
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Old 03-17-2017, 09:30 PM
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these look great. hope they come to a regular production. don't need this slot currently but dang they look like a nice mold
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