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Old 03-22-2019, 11:18 AM
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If its within a couple of grams - who cares?
The people who refuse to play casual glow rounds using LEDs. That's who.
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Old 03-22-2019, 11:50 AM
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The people who refuse to play casual glow rounds using LEDs. That's who.
Na-uh. I refuse to use the new-fangled LED technology, cause I am OLD SCHOOL, man. Glow discs for life!!
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Old 03-22-2019, 12:10 PM
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Na-uh. I refuse to use the new-fangled LED technology, cause I am OLD SCHOOL, man. Glow discs for life!!
If you were really old school you'd paint your discs with radium.

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Old 03-22-2019, 12:19 PM
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or 8lbs/gal for SI unit plebs



I don't think most people are using deuterated water for disc manufacturing
1. Water is used in the production of discs? I know very little about plastic production.

2. Can't imagine why no one would. I mean at over $1000/Gallon and all.
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Old 03-22-2019, 12:43 PM
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1. Water is used in the production of discs? I know very little about plastic production.

2. Can't imagine why no one would. I mean at over $1000/Gallon and all.
No, plastic absorbs water. Both during molding and while the discs sit around. So humidity and temp affects H2O content and thus weight.


On the other hand, no one has tested to see if discs absorb beer, but if I see someone sucking on their discs I will have my answer.

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Old 03-23-2019, 03:56 PM
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An ounce is 28 grams. I hope none are off by that much?

I find when I weigh my discs it isn't unusual for them to be off by a couple grams, sometimes 4-5 grams, but usually less than that. Part of that could be my scale.
I'm sorry, stupid me , I meant by a gram or two.
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Old 03-23-2019, 05:21 PM
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All types of plastics are porus and will absorb just about any type of liquid it comes in contact with. This includes the oil and dirt from you and the soil as well as water from direct contact and humidity from the air. The longer you have a disc, the more it will weigh (barring the loss of plastic from impact). Of course, when the pores are filled, that's all the weight that can be gained.

The old Lat64 discs I have were made with a really good plastic blend that resists wear really well. Because of this and the fact I live in the Dallas area where humidity is high, all of my old discs weigh more than they did when I bought them. I bought a digital scale and I've noticed this over the years.

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Old 03-26-2019, 08:28 AM
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All types of plastics are porus and will absorb just about any type of liquid it comes in contact with. This includes the oil and dirt from you and the soil as well as water from direct contact and humidity from the air. The longer you have a disc, the more it will weigh (barring the loss of plastic from impact). Of course, when the pores are filled, that's all the weight that can be gained.

The old Lat64 discs I have were made with a really good plastic blend that resists wear really well. Because of this and the fact I live in the Dallas area where humidity is high, all of my old discs weigh more than they did when I bought them. I bought a digital scale and I've noticed this over the years.
That is interesting. I noticed on some older DX discs that are all worn in/chipped weighing the same or more.

Also, I have an older GL River that feels more firm than the newer ones with the newest stamp.
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I'm sorry, stupid me , I meant by a gram or two.
You should have stood your ground. You never know, it's the Internet. Folks will believe anything.

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Old 03-26-2019, 11:17 AM
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All types of plastics are porus and will absorb just about any type of liquid it comes in contact with. This includes the oil and dirt from you and the soil as well as water from direct contact and humidity from the air. The longer you have a disc, the more it will weigh (barring the loss of plastic from impact). Of course, when the pores are filled, that's all the weight that can be gained.

The old Lat64 discs I have were made with a really good plastic blend that resists wear really well. Because of this and the fact I live in the Dallas area where humidity is high, all of my old discs weigh more than they did when I bought them. I bought a digital scale and I've noticed this over the years.
So you're saying my dream of a beer disc is a definite possibility?
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