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Old 07-16-2021, 03:52 PM
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I know disc prices are trending up for a bunch of reasons. Question. What's the most expensive disc you've seen at retail. I believe sextons are a bit more than "normal" but today I noticed Infinite selling Halo Terns for a cool $28. I'm wondering are we just at the beginning of disc price increases or are the manufactures getting ahead of themselves with some of these prices. I suppose Infinite could be gouging a little without researching what these are going for from other retailers.
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Old 07-16-2021, 04:00 PM
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Dunno if it’s the case anymore or not, but I believe for a while third party retailers got no wholesale pricing on Innova tour series stuff.

Defeats the purpose of player fundraising if retailers are the ones profiting from the sales.

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Old 07-16-2021, 04:49 PM
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Well a sexton fb is 42.49 up here CAD that's at least $30 US. Glow envy are $28 and MJ '21 comets were $34.99 CAD.
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Seems like the demand is considerably larger than the need. Flame me, but that's how it seems.

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Old 07-16-2021, 05:21 PM
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Glad I'd amassed what I feel is a sufficient stash of plastic before Covd hit, supplies became limited, demand creased and prices climbed. I'm not saying I wouldn't spend a bit more to play, but...

Speaking solely for myself, I don't give a $#!t about having the latest and greatest, or anyone's signature disc. None of that's gonna make the game more enjoyable for me.

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Glad I'd amassed what I feel is a sufficient stash of plastic before Covd hit, supplies became limited, demand creased and prices climbed. I'm not saying I wouldn't spend a bit more to play, but...

Speaking solely for myself, I don't give a $#!t about having the latest and greatest, or anyone's signature disc. None of that's gonna make the game more enjoyable for me.
My feelings are not hurt. Freebie F2 Innova Friday for me with Free disc, free shipping and under $10 for any plastic (if you and buddies pool together to buy enough discs).

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saw some pro tour discs at pias for $25 the other day and laughed

why would i pay for that when i could get a cool champ tye dye groove at scheels for $25 instead

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Why are disc prices shooting up so much?

Well, when I read your post noting that Halo Terns cost $28 each at Infinite Discs, my first instinct was not "Geez that's expensive, but instead "Infinite Discs got a restock of Halo Terns??!! and had mine purchased before I had even read all of the messages in this thread.

I'm part of the problem.

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Why are disc prices shooting up so much?

Well, when I read your post noting that Halo Terns cost $28 each at Infinite Discs, my first instinct was not "Geez that's expensive, but instead "Infinite Discs got a restock of Halo Terns??!! and had mine purchased before I had even read all of the messages in this thread.

I'm part of the problem.

You roll like I do. I’ve seen people complaining about a price of an item at a certain retailer and all I can think is “wow. They have some in stock?”

Next thing you know I’m adding a couple to my shopping cart.

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Why are disc prices shooting up so much?
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Inflation, cost of labor, production, shipping and raw materials are all up in 2021.

There are holes and bottlenecks in the production line from beginning to end all over, from actual raw materials all the way to disc on shelves in a retailer.

Not to mention retailers are having all sorts of labor issues as well that is driving up prices of everything. The end consumer pays for that.

So yeah, it is mostly all of that. Thankfully there is a lot of competition in the disc manufacturing business who are all competing with each other which definitely helps keep prices somewhat in check or we'd see even higher prices. Innova can only increase sales prices so high before a majority of the target consumer will simply buy a Zeus instead, and vice versus.

Thankfully I prefer old discs and have plenty of them

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