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Are you a night owl? Do you come to life or have a work schedule that only allows you out at night? Disc Golf can be incredibly fun at night. Translucent/Glow discs and L.E.D. lights can see you through the darkest of nights, whether that’s on a partially lit course, a beach, a park or your backyard. They are also good if your evening on the course runs late and you need something to make your disc stand out against the fading light.
They are particularly good in wooded areas as not many courses or forests have all aeras covered with lights. Unless there’s a night time event on many courses close up around sunset.
Rechargeable LED golf discs have LED lights built into them. These lights can be turned on and off, and are powered by rechargeable batteries. The LED lights will make the disc more visible in low-light conditions, and can also add a fun element to the game of golf. They are typically used for night golfing.
There are several brands that make LED golf discs. Some examples include:
LED golf discs are made using a process that combines molding and assembly. The process typically involves the following steps:
It’s important to note that different manufacturers may use slightly different processes, but the overall process is similar.
LED golf discs are typically made from a type of plastic called polyethylene, which is a common material used in the manufacturing of golf discs. Polyethylene is a durable and flexible material that can be easily molded into the shape of a golf disc. It is also relatively lightweight, which makes it ideal for use in a sport like disc golf.
The plastic used in LED golf discs can come in different variations like:
LEDs and circuit boards are also included in the disc construction.
It’s important to note that different manufacturers may use slightly different materials, but the overall construction is similar.
Glow discs, also known as glow-in-the-dark disc golf discs, are typically made from a plastic material that is infused with a phosphorescent material. Phosphorescence is a type of photoluminescence, which is the ability of a material to emit light after being exposed to light.
The phosphorescent material used in glow discs absorbs light energy during the day and then emits it as a visible light in low-light conditions. This allows the disc to glow in the dark. Some glow discs are made from a blend of plastic materials that include the phosphorescent agent, while others use a clear plastic with a phosphorescent film applied to the surface.
There are several brands and models of glow-in-the-dark disc golf discs available on the market. Some of the more popular brands and models include:
It’s worth noting that some of these models come in different plastic types and weight classes. Also, since the disc golf market is constantly evolving, new brands and models with new features and technologies will come out.
Basegrip Glow by Prodigy Discs
BaseGrip plastic has a super grippy texture to it that makes it easy to grip. You’ll probably not want to release it! It hits the sweet spot between being stiff and being able to break in perfectly. BaseGrip plastic is a low-cost option that doesn’t surrender quality or performance in any kind of weather.
Diamond Glow (Gateway)
Diamond Glow is a long-lasting super-bright blend of strontium and performance-grade TPU plastic. It is one of the brightest plastics on the market. With exceptional grip and durability, these clear or translucent discs with light up the darkest nights.
Although there could be more to that translucent glow than meets the eye. Strontium is a radioactive substance, but more so if you inhale it. Most likely it would be more dangerous at the manufacturing facility. Still don’t think I would want this in my hand.
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Alrighty, now you have no excuses not to play Disc Golf either during the day, or during the night. And btw having some night time discs works great when you want to have some fun with your buddies on the beach or at a backyard party with your own basket that stretches into the evening. Or why not grab a bag and some discs and head off camping or to a local park with a lot of trees in the evening? Just a thought.
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