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Old 01-14-2016, 11:42 AM
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Well its not something id complain about. Honestly never had a baseline disc that had good grip really held up well to any tree hits. Some of the harder blends without good grip do seem to hold up a little better but do not offer the same feel at all more like a kids toy plastic. Ive recieved wizards warped by the mail...?

With soft med protons plasma and neutron i think there is a driving ion for anyone.
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Old 01-14-2016, 01:48 PM
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I got in our case of Electron Ions and I am still pretty skeptical about their durability.
I know I've had some Wizards that taco on one tree hit. These feels similar in that one shanked drive and I may be looking at the end of my precious Ion flight.
A valid concern, but if you stick to putting, you'll be golden. Electron for putts, and Plasma or Neutron for drives.
I actually prefer the Envy or Proxy over the Ion for drives anyway. Feels better in the hand.
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Old 01-14-2016, 01:50 PM
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A valid concern, but if you stick to putting, you'll be golden. Electron for putts, and Plasma or Neutron for drives.
I actually prefer the Envy or Proxy over the Ion for drives anyway. Feels better in the hand.
Oh I know. But you all know that I am a base plastic aficionado lol.
I think Plasma is the best feeling plastic MVP makes at this point. I love the very slight gummy factor.

The Plasma Envy feels like it can fly a country mile.
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Old 01-14-2016, 02:20 PM
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I've always wondered is a country mile longer than a regular mile?
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Old 01-14-2016, 02:30 PM
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I've always wondered is a country mile longer than a regular mile?
Yep... a country mile is somewhere between a statute mile and a metric mile...
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Just threw 12 holes with a pair of 155g and 173g soft/med combos.

Hit lots of putts and a few trees driving them all off the tee. They all look and fly fine. Still OS even at 155g which are a blast to throw and putt with. Not US at all. once these 150s beat up they are going to be glide machines just point and pew pew in the basket.
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Old 01-14-2016, 08:09 PM
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Some of us like driving with base plastic putters and mids that hold up for a while.
Electron does hold up. I have been driving and approaching with Atom since release. The only one that is damaged in a bad way was one that I drove in to a tree twenty feet off the tee. The same tree that has done the same exact type of damage to a chief, shaman, couple of wizards, a fossil serpent, and a couple of Aviars. In other words, Electron is no more or less durable than other baseline plastics. It's baseline. Its meant to beat in. If you don't want your Ions to beat in from driving and approaching, there are plenty of options.
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I just thought of a revolutionary idea....

One Electron Ion for driving, one for putting
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Old 01-14-2016, 10:11 PM
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If you don't want your Ions to beat in from driving and approaching, there are plenty of options.
That's why I use Wizards. If been working with the same one for two years and it's my most trusted throwing putter.
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Old 01-14-2016, 11:09 PM
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Electron does hold up. I have been driving and approaching with Atom since release. The only one that is damaged in a bad way was one that I drove in to a tree twenty feet off the tee. The same tree that has done the same exact type of damage to a chief, shaman, couple of wizards, a fossil serpent, and a couple of Aviars. In other words, Electron is no more or less durable than other baseline plastics. It's baseline. Its meant to beat in. If you don't want your Ions to beat in from driving and approaching, there are plenty of options.
The main problem with electron, IMO, is not the durability. All baselines, more or less, will deform on bad hits. The problem with electron is, its nearly impossible to reform back to a normal shape. Once the flightplate warps its pretty much gonna be like that, though I haven't tried any hot water tricks on these.(Maybe somebody else has?) Other baseline discs are much easier to bend back into shape. I had a pro-d challenger for 2 years that had been taco'd a dozen times but looked completely normal and still had a mild fade.
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