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The disks could have gotten hot and then broken because of spinning in the drive. They did that once on mythbusters.
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Originally Posted by Waupli View Post
The disks could have gotten hot and then broken because of spinning in the drive. They did that once on mythbusters.
They spun them at like 15k rpm with an angle grinder and they finally let go.. They weren't even close with normal cd/dvd drives...

That would never happen..
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What most likely happened is the disc got very hot and melted/cut into the drive tray itself causing it to stick.

And you cannot compare the inside of a drive to the sun on a dash. The energy from the sun will heat the disc much hotter than the 360 could. Not to mention the dash itself heating up.
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Yeah let me get in the time machine and go back to last December.



You are telling me that my dashboard heats up to if not hotter than 267C on a hot summer day...

I can tell you are taking that literal, it did not turn to liquid if this is what you are after but it did deform and get stuck in the drive.



Never said it did not fail. Just said that it melted the disc in the process.

Nonetheless I do not wish to argue with you, I just wanted to give my opinion and past experiences.
I've heard scratch stories, but melting I have never heard of....
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