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Old 03-21-2019, 05:19 PM
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Just to keep the conversation from getting too boring, an article on moisture absorption in plastics.

https://omnexus.specialchem.com/poly...ption-24-hours

And I've seen articles that suggest a 1 to 2% weight difference. 174 X .02 is...
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I remember when people on this forum were switching from Innova to Trilogy because their discs didn't weigh exactly what they were marked, and "Innova doesn't care about their customers, only making money." Guess Lat's finally gotten too big to care at this point too.

In the grand scheme of things, not even the best players in the world are bothered by a few grams. It certainly shouldn't be an issue for anyone posting here.

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^That's interesting. I would imagine discs absorb a little moisture, but 1g or more seems like a stretch.
It’s actually the scales that get affected by humidity, not the weight of the disc.
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That's the problem with using weight instead of mass. Something in Sweden can weigh different than what it does here. We're going to need a whole new run of discs when we start installing courses on the moon. "These 28g discs fly like crap with no atmosphere, pass me my cast iron destroyer that scales at 170g but has 1000g written on it from the factory"

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If its within a couple of grams - who cares?

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If its within a couple of grams - who cares?
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I dont really care I was just wondering. Not complaining just wanted to see if it was only me who noticed.

All the other manufacturers are pretty much on point.

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If its within a couple of grams - who cares?
I was just curious, not complaining.

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It’s actually the scales that get affected by humidity, not the weight of the disc.
Again, not the expert, but the article I posted and what I've read says that plastic does absorb H2O. Maybe scales are also affected by humidity, on that I've read nothing.
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I remember when people on this forum were switching from Innova to Trilogy because their discs didn't weigh exactly what they were marked, and "Innova doesn't care about their customers, only making money." Guess Lat's finally gotten too big to care at this point too.

In the grand scheme of things, not even the best players in the world are bothered by a few grams. It certainly shouldn't be an issue for anyone posting here.
I'm switching from high humidity to low humidity, so I can get... something? Oh yeah, dryer clothing.
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