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Postby Smyith » Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:46 am

what other discs and/or plastic besides the innova hydra float?
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Postby Jwt4412 » Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:52 am

Dragon.

And Aerobie Discs... Sharpshooters, Arrow, Epic... etc.
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Postby Blake_T » Sun Feb 12, 2006 12:53 pm

lightning #2 driver, #2 hyzer, #2 hookshot, rubber putter, #2 putter
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Postby twmccoy » Sun Feb 12, 2006 6:46 pm

Blake_T wrote:lightning #2 driver, #2 hyzer, #2 hookshot, rubber putter, #2 putter


I have found a few #2 drivers on the bottom of lakes.
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Postby Thatdirtykid » Sun Feb 12, 2006 9:45 pm

I found a # 2 hookshot in the water too, pretty deep mud might have cought it, would have had to hit really hard to get there though (tw, it was at hole 2 at expo where the muck is really deep.)
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Postby Blake_T » Sun Feb 12, 2006 11:19 pm

a lot of the lightning ones are weight dependent. the #2's and #3's generally float below a certain weight.
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Postby twmccoy » Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:25 pm

Blake_T wrote:a lot of the lightning ones are weight dependent. the #2's and #3's generally float below a certain weight.


Most of the lightings I've found were heavy. And yes I've found some #3's as well. These things didn't get caught in the mud, they sank. I even found a 148g #2 driver one time that was sunk.
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Postby Blake_T » Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:39 pm

hehe.

the #3 flyer and #3 driver were not designed to float. the #3 hyzer/hookshot/slice were.

the grippy swirly plastic also will not float.

a lot of floatability depends upon how the disc lands. if it lands upside down and knifes down in a manner where the bottom of the disc fills with water, they often will not float.

i don't really think floating discs are worthwhile, because even if they do float, they just sit there on the water taunting you unless you are patient enough to wait for it to drift to shore. 99% of the time people get sick of waiting and the first person to be within stick range from shore that sees it claims it.
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Postby twmccoy » Mon Feb 13, 2006 7:00 pm

I actually have a couple dragons that are fairly overstable and I will throw them on lake holes occasionally (not especially long ones though). Any other floater forget it. They stink. I have never seen a lighting disc I like.
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Postby trogdor » Tue Feb 14, 2006 12:22 pm

Some Quarter K's float. Was VERY pleasantly suprised by this when I thought I had lost it.
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Postby twmccoy » Tue Feb 14, 2006 2:51 pm

trogdor wrote:Some Quarter K's float. Was VERY pleasantly suprised by this when I thought I had lost it.


I found a 169g Quarter K in the lake at expo last time out. This one definitely did not float. Somebody must have shanked it bad because it was way out in the lake.
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Postby Weebl » Tue Feb 14, 2006 9:53 pm

Don't forget the Dolphin!
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Postby Smyith » Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:11 pm

nvr heard of a dolphin who makes that?
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Postby daevidcardiac » Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:59 pm

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Postby Fritz » Mon Feb 20, 2006 11:09 pm

Speaking of floating Discs, I was @ my local shop and they had a new shipment of Hydras, and they were exptremely slippry and felt nothign like the old discs, what gives? Anyone know (*poke* BLAKE *poke* the mold info guru)?
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