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Old 09-24-2017, 05:27 PM
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Sorry to restart this post, and this may have been answered in one of the previous 184 pages but can someone explain the difference in the plastic offerings I see when I pull this disc up and which one would be best for putting:

1) Soft Ion Putter in:
a-Electron Soft
b-Proton
c-Eclipse Glow

2) Medium Ion Putter in:
a-Electron
b-Electron Firm
c-Proton
d-Neutron
e-Plasma
f-Eclipse Glow

Also, many people here have talked about how awesome the Ion is as a driving putter, but how is it for a putting putter ( 5' )?

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Just comes down to looks/feel. You can find blended versions of some of the premium plastic ions and xyz run can be softer or firmer really.

Bigger the bead with ions the more LSS they are. I love a beat firmer neutron for putting. I drive all of the other plastics. Electron for over water etc.
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Old 09-24-2017, 05:27 PM
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can someone explain the difference in the plastic offerings I see when I pull this disc up and which one would be best for putting:
Electron is their baseline plastic, like DX.
Proton is like clear champion plastic.
Neutron is opaque, and it feels almost the same as proton. Haven't held a plasma yet.
Ions putt about the same as any other stable/neutral putter. Feels very similar to a wizard/aviarBB/challenger, but it's a clone of the wizard. I see you all over the place asking about putters. Just find something in person that feels good, and don't order online until you know what you like. Or not. Up to you. Good luck.
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Old 09-24-2017, 05:58 PM
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Old 10-31-2017, 02:23 PM
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Let's talk about light weight Ions because I'm too lazy to go back through this thread to find the answer. What is the lowest weight that still flies like an Ion*? How much affect does plastic type have on stability with the 159g and under Ions, specifically soft Proton versus Plasma? I'm thinking about picking up a lighter weight Ion but I'm not sure if I should go all the way down to 150 class.



*My current favorite Ion is a well used 4th generation 172g soft Proton that has no turn(even on ~300' throws,) and a tiny amount fade on most throws.
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I used to drive a 165 and it flew just like my max weights, just with a bit more glide.
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Let's talk about light weight Ions because I'm too lazy to go back through this thread to find the answer. What is the lowest weight that still flies like an Ion*? How much affect does plastic type have on stability with the 159g and under Ions, specifically soft Proton versus Plasma? I'm thinking about picking up a lighter weight Ion but I'm not sure if I should go all the way down to 150 class.



*My current favorite Ion is a well used 4th generation 172g soft Proton that has no turn(even on ~300' throws,) and a tiny amount fade on most throws.
ive seen 150 electrons fly just like ions. if i didnt know it was 150g i would have never known the difference. a ton of glide too

plastic type hasnt seem to matter in ions for me.

150g ions are legit. do it!!

idk what 4th gen means but a seasoned plaz ion throws 300 no turn small fade
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ive seen 150 electrons fly just like ions. if i didnt know it was 150g i would have never known the difference. a ton of glide too

plastic type hasnt seem to matter in ions for me.

150g ions are legit. do it!!

idk what 4th gen means but a seasoned plaz ion throws 300 no turn small fade
Neutron before we started calling it Neutron when it was still called Proton but you couldn't see through it. That's not confusing, is it?
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Old 01-12-2018, 07:14 PM
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Neutron before we started calling it Neutron when it was still called Proton but you couldn't see through it. That's not confusing, is it?
let me clarify, its not confusing. i just dont care what "gen" it is.

but its great that people like you care
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Old 01-12-2018, 10:50 PM
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I've only thrown like 2 Ions less than 170s and one was a 165 or so Proton (clear Proton) that flew pretty much like an Ion (or like an Anode at worst if you really cranked it) and the other was a 1st run (yeah the blue & red ones that were all 160s) and I think they were maybe a little more understable but I can't really remember. Sorry I can't be more helpful.

I don't think weight affects Ion flight as much as bead showing by the overmold. The early Ions could be closer to small bead than big bead but I think the current ones are pretty much all big bead like a Wizard (their inspiration).
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