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khazelton28

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100g discs?
« on: October 27, 2016, 08:38:49 AM »
I was just curious here. I recently found a putter that i bought that was 100g weight. I've personally never seen a disc golf disc that was under about 150g. Is there something in particular that would make such a light disc useful? I haven't used it on a course yet, but just throwing it around in the yard, it feels like it might not even move a chain haha. Any input on this?
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Re: 100g discs?
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2016, 09:05:04 AM »
Sounds like it might be what I call a premi. A disc with a logo or tourney stamp designed as a toss around disc or just a "premium" for entering the event. I don't know of any PDGA approved discs much below 130 gms. I have seen a few Lightning discs down in the 120s but never anything as low as 100 that was intended to be used in play. While there is a maximum weight of 200 grams there is no official lower limit in the technical standards guide that I can find: http://www.pdga.com/files/PDGATechStandards_5-14-14.pdf

You say it's a putter, what mold and/or manufacturer?

With all of that said, it doesn't sound very useful to me but a small child might be able to work with it.
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Re: 100g discs?
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2016, 09:18:15 AM »
I ordered it off of everythingdiscgolf.com. It is an Innova Pole Cat. I bought one that is 167g and saw this 100g disc so i decided to get it and see what it is about. I imagined it would end up just being a toss around disc.
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Re: 100g discs?
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2016, 09:27:24 AM »
I remember the Polecat! that's an old-school disc. Didn't know they came that light. Like I said, probably be great for a small kid getting started in the game. Otherwise a catch disc.....  Or, a disc to throw when people are around so no one gets hurt maybe.
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Re: 100g discs?
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2016, 09:32:11 AM »
Innova has made some 110g DX Rocs. They were actually fun to throw until you hit something.. like the ground.
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Re: 100g discs?
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2016, 10:56:37 AM »
In all honesty, I've been using the Pole Cat and DD Judge as my go to putters. I've gotten so used to the PC from within 30ft that it has become one of my favorites. I think i will leave this 100g as a throw around disc from now on then.
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Re: 100g discs?
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2016, 03:13:30 PM »
In the year 3000, 100 gram discs will be the norm....playing courses on the colonized and forested Moon of Earth.