New stamp with the old mold.
This is the less high speed stable version. For the full story, read on!
Originally Posted by Innova Customer Service
Thank you for throwing INNOVA. It appears the main question here is:
Will Beasts only be produced with the new “old mold”? The answer is yes.
Here is the whole story which should answer all of your other concerns.
Beast was created in late 2002. After Barry Schultz won his second
world championship in 2004, Dave Dunipace made a slight change to the
Beast mold to make it a little less high speed stable than the original.
He felt the original Beast was too similar to the Orc. Since the
original mold was retooled, we have only able to produce the new
In 2014, problems arose with the Beast. Malfunctioning mold parts could
no longer be used and were retired. We ordered new Beast parts from our
mold making company. They mistakenly produced the Beast from the
original disc specifications and not from the updated 2004
specifications. So now we have a new “old mold” Beast. Barry Schultz was
very happy about it as he got his beloved original Beast back.
we can no longer make the Beast with the faulty retooled parts, every
Beast going forward will be made with the new “old mold”. It is possible
some retailers will continue to have older Beasts in stock until they
The flight numbers on the Beast will remain unchanged as they accurately
reflect the flight of the current version of the Beast. Collectors will
be able tell an original old mold from the new old mold as the new mold
does not have patent numbers. The only way to tell the difference
between the retooled mold and the new “old mold” Beasts is by the shape
of the rim. Most Beast throwers and savvy collectors are already aware
of these facts. Again, all Beasts going forward will be made in the new