Westside Discs

Westside Northman

PDGA approved driver

Available weights 148 - 178g

Launch date

Westside VIP Northmans launch date was 1 March 2010
Westside Tournament Northmans launch date was 15 May 2011
Westside BT Northmans launch date was 1 March 2012
Westside VIP Air Northmans launch date was 1 March 2014

Hotstamp picture explained

A blacksmith figure called Ilmarinen from Finnish national epic Kalevala. The picture will change slightly during the year 2011. Old picture was drawn by Arto Hoffrén on year 2009 and the new picture on year 2010. Check out the Kalevala in English language here.

Manufacturers official product description:

Westside Northman is one of our original drivers. It has a bigger feel in the hand, which in return gives it that extra float in the air that you are looking to achieve. The Northman is fast and dependable. For faster arms it will fly straight with a small fade and then finish stable. For the lower arm speeds it will fly stable, but practically hover in the air. A good addition to anyone’s bag. Westside Northman is a PDGA approved disc.

VIP-plastic

VIP plastic is our most durable plastic. It comes in a nice see through and opaque appearance. It has a tacky grip nice glossy finish. Designed with super resistant polymers to withstand great force, still hold its shape, and maintain original flight characteristics. No matter what you hit VIP will show great resilience and fly the same the next time you throw it.

Tournament-plastic

Our Tournament plastic is just what it sounds like. Designed with the experienced tournament player in mind, TP has a tackier grip, and is faster out if the hand. It has a softer feel, thus breaking in easier than VIP. Not all shots are hyzers and sometimes you will have to shape shots. TP plastic will give you the flights you need in those tournament situations.

VIP AIR-plastic

Our VIP Air line was designed to make throwing discs easier for players of all levels. It will give you more distance in most conditions. VIP air has the same feel in the hand as our VIP line but is just lighter and infused with tiny air bubbles. The bubbles help the disc stay in the air longer. We offer VIP Air in 160 grams and under in most molds. Perfect for the recreational player to enjoy a more exciting game while playing disc golf.

BT-plastics properties

Westside BT plastic has great flight characteristics, exactly as good as VIP and Tournament plastics. A novice player may feel the BT plastic easier to grip than our other plastics. The BT plastic is more economical compared to high-end VIP and Tournament plastics but BT plastics durability is not as good. The BT plastic is available at selected european department stores.

Mold setup

Molds upper part is Westside Northman version 1.0, completed on 10 October 2009. Molds lower part is Westside Northman version 1.0, completed 10 October 2009. Molds and their copyrights are owned by Westside Golf Discs.

Barcodes

These barcodes are also valid as European EAN codes.
American UPC barcode of Westside BT Northman is 0610708884279.
American UPC barcode of Westside VIP Northman is 0610708884132.
American UPC barcode of Westside Tournament Northman is 0610708884200.

Production

Westside Northman golf discs production takes place in co-operation with Swedish Latitude 64 Golf Discs.

Product name in Finnish language

Westside Pohjan Poika.



Official specifications

Max weight 178,5 gram.
Diameter 21,5 cm.
Height 1,7 cm.
Rim depth 1,1 cm.
Rim thickness 2,0 cm.
Inside rim diameter 17,5 cm.
Rim depth/diameter ratio 5,1.
Rim configuration 28,25.
Flexibility 9,64.
PDGA certificate number 09-29.

Flight characteristics

 
10 SPEED
5 GLIDE
-1 TURN
2 FADE
 

Product photos