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sneaky PETE

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what are epoxy coverstocks like.
« on: July 21, 2018, 06:58:14 PM »
saw a Columbia EPX T1 on ebay and was wondering how good can an epoxy cover be.
can i AXE you a question

 

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Re: what are epoxy coverstocks like.
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2018, 04:22:05 PM »
I started a thread back in 2016 with this...it's a 1960's patent for an epoxy resin coverstock.   check it out here

https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pdfs/US3208750.pdf

that would have been interesting if it ever came to pass.

Brad

Don't think it would have been anything but niche even if C300 hadn't screwed the pooch on the introduction.  Urethane on steroids is not the kind of ball most people need more than half their arsenal to be.  Plus most people are too lazy to maintain reactives forget epoxy (see also particle balls).  People also like their fruity smelling Storm balls so balls that smell like burnt flux probably weren't going to fill up pro shops.  Not to mention I guess ball plugs used to really suck until modern epoxy plugs so have a feeling the material science wasn't even there to make it possible until about the time C300 did it.
« Last Edit: August 07, 2018, 04:42:06 PM by BowlingForDonuts »
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