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1998 Innova Rhyno
« on: February 08, 2011, 05:34:05 PM »
So I was digging through some old discs of mine, the ones that you've had forever, but never really threw...the ones people gave to you because they "don't really play anymore" or the ones that people thought were no good, but in reality they just weren't good enough to know how to throw them.  I've come across an old 1998 Innova Rhyno.  Not sure if this is just a DX plastic or what, but does anyone know their Innova history?  It seems like a pretty light disc, anyone know the weight class or what kind of plastic it is likely to be?  Thanks, I appreciate any input!   
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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2011, 06:08:53 PM »
It could be a Ryhno SE (Special Edition) or DX.  Is it soft or hard?
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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2011, 06:15:59 PM »
In 1998 the only plastic available was dx from Innova.  So I would assume it's a standard dx Rhyno.  However, the dx plastic blend has changed over the years, so you may have to feel a number of Rhynos before you find the one that feels like yours.

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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2011, 07:24:43 PM »
When did the SE "Soft" Rhynos come out?  I've had one forever could have sworn I got it in 98.
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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2011, 10:11:23 PM »
Innova also had a Rhyno-like thumbtrack 'sport disc' that was really light...I mean REALLY light = <130grams or so.  These have more of a shiny sheen than standard DX plastic.
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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2011, 10:38:12 AM »
When did the SE "Soft" Rhynos come out?  I've had one forever could have sworn I got it in 98.

2001 from some of my research.  SE came out around the same time as CE.

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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2011, 12:17:49 PM »
I'm pretty sure it is dx.  It looks and feels like dx.  And it is definitely a rhyno, it has it on the stamp, but I would really like to know what weight it is.  I guess I could always just go to the post office and have them weigh it haha.
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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2011, 02:41:38 PM »
Back in the day, before he was Discraft sponsored...McCabe drove many holes with Rhynos.  It was sick. 
Not known for their glide (think BRICK here), Rhynos do fly amazingly straight when torqued on.  Try ripping one sometime.
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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2011, 12:54:51 AM »
When did the SE "Soft" Rhynos come out?  I've had one forever could have sworn I got it in 98.

2001 from some of my research.  SE came out around the same time as CE.

Have to check on that. I know SE Teebirds and Leopards were available as early as 1999 (DGW was selling them when I started working  there in 1999), and perhaps 1998. I know the Tank, which was basically a beadless Rhyno, was available in 1999, and the Fusion Tank (the soft version), was also available then, and maybe as early as 1998. I'm pretty sure the SE Rhyno came out after the Tank, but I thought they were out earlier than 2001.

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Re: 1998 Innova Rhyno
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2011, 07:21:25 AM »
I'm pretty sure it is dx.  It looks and feels like dx.  And it is definitely a rhyno, it has it on the stamp, but I would really like to know what weight it is.  I guess I could always just go to the post office and have them weigh it haha.

take it to disc golf world.  they can weigh it.

but buy some plastic too, of course