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Discs should be free just like it is to play.
They probably are almost "free" to make. . 170g of plastics really don΄t cost that much
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:43 AM
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They probably are almost "free" to make. . 170g of plastics really don΄t cost that much
True true. Gotta pay for Brodie's gym shorts somehow though.

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Old 02-13-2020, 12:07 PM
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Food should also be free, I mean fruits and vegetables grow naturally and meat walks around everywhere, why they are charging us so much!
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Old 02-13-2020, 12:33 PM
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But $12 more for a Philo Destroyer over a Ricky one?! Makes my wonder how much of that Philo actually gets

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Old 02-13-2020, 01:05 PM
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They probably are almost "free" to make. . 170g of plastics really don΄t cost that much
While I picked up on the sarcasm here (I think)...think about the costs of running the 500 ton injection press the molds are running in.....and the 20k+ cost of the mold itself....and the operator at the press....I could go on and on....
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:19 PM
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While I picked up on the sarcasm here (I think)...think about the costs of running the 500 ton injection press the molds are running in.....and the 20k+ cost of the mold itself....and the operator at the press....I could go on and on....

yes. lots o sarcasm . . no coincidence that we have so many Disc "manufacturers" that dont make their own discs...the machines just cost to much .

. . .and the more discs you make the "cheaper" each one gets

But the plastic it self i very cheap. . and a tour series disc does NOT cost 2-3times more to make. .
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:30 PM
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$20 is usually my cutoff, and I'm not one to purchase a disc to not be thrown.
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:56 PM
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I understand the OP's point, and the points of many others on this thread.

The manufacturers need to be careful... if they raise prices too much, they'll price themselves out of sales. I personally think the Collectibles market is not strong enough to support those kind of prices ($25+), though I may be wrong. And if I'm going to pay $25+ for a DG disc, it better float like a guided missile into the basket from 100 ft. plus. No, I won't be paying that much money for a disc that I'm going to throw around on the local courses. Others can decide what they want to do with their money...

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Old 02-13-2020, 02:13 PM
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Only buying stock runs for the rest of the year (unless they're retired molds I want, brought back from the dead).

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Old 02-13-2020, 02:29 PM
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Economics 101:

A product will cost as much as someone is willing to pay for it.

$1200 iPhones & $30 tour series discs.

They're selling so the prices remain.

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