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Old 07-27-2014, 11:02 PM
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Default Proton vs. Neutron

I'm going to be getting a new Inertia soon (lost mine in Charlotte, and while I'm HOPING I get it back, I'm not holding my breath), and I"m trying to make this decision. Old one was Neutron, obviously, but the Protons are out now and I'm tempted to grab one of those.

How do these plastics compare in terms of initial stability? I know Proton is supposed to be more durable, and Neutron is grippier (which I like).
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Old 07-27-2014, 11:13 PM
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I don't think anyone outside of MVP has thrown them yet. I believe most testers (including myself) are getting theirs Tuesday, possibly some tomorrow. I'd wait a few days and see what we think.

Assuming it isn't a downpour I plan to throw up a video comparing them to my bagged max weight Neutron at the very least.
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Old 07-27-2014, 11:32 PM
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I'll be sure to toss mine as soon as possible. I have a feeling that it might be a tick more OS than the Proton, but we'll see.
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:21 AM
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If you mean generally, I don't think there's any big difference in stability in most cases between N and P out of the box. The Volt, Crave, and Inspire are the only drivers molded in both though. And honestly, the Volt is the only one I've thrown in both, so it's kind of still an open question. Some comments on here about the Crave make it sound like there's a difference there, maybe someone with both can chime in.

It does seem that N seasons up a little faster, but I'm not sure that even this difference is as pronounced as say Star vs. Champ, but kind of like that.
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:18 AM
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It does seem that N seasons up a little faster, but I'm not sure that even this difference is as pronounced as say Star vs. Champ, but kind of like that.
I've been thinking about N and P in terms of Star and Champ, and I know that some Champ discs are a touch more toward the overstable end of the spectrum than their Star counterparts, so that's why I was wondering. I like the LOOK of the Proton plastic, but I really like the feel of my Neutron discs (just got a Neutron Tesla that I need to get out and hit a few trees with ).
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its all in your head mane. its the same plastic.
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:25 AM
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It took 6 months of banging trees, on our tight courses, for my Eclipse volt to show the slightest bit of turn. Problem is I haven't thrown one of the new neutron volts, the one I had was a first run, so I cant really give a comparison there. I have thrown both N and P envy, I don't know if its the slow speed disc or my limited ability to throw putters for good distance but I really didn't notice much of a difference.
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Old 07-28-2014, 10:52 AM
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I've never seen a big difference in any MVP or Axiom mold between the two plastics. They do a good job of keeping them consistent. You will never see the stability difference in P vs N that you see in Star vs Champ, it just doesn't happen.
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I own a neutron and proton Envy and see no difference in their flight patterns. I also had the Alias in both and they flew the same.
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Only reason I buy Proton is it's cheaper by a few bucks most places. Only N disc I have is my Inertia because I was just too impatient.
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