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Postby bigs348 » Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:13 pm

I was looking for a rundown of Roc stability in different plastics -- DX, KC Pro, Super, and then Star and Champ if anyone's thrown them.

Blake, I'm sure you've thrown all these. What kind of stability we looking at and what do you prefer? Thanks.
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Postby Aaron_D » Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:53 pm

I have a dx and a kc pro.

the kc pro is more overstable. the dx flies straight as a dart!
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Postby Blake_T » Tue Apr 04, 2006 1:34 am

with dx it depends if it's flatter or a poppy dome top.

same with kc.

as a general rule:

kc, dx, super from most to least stable. champ rocs vary so much between versions you can't really make a strong care as a whole. they are also quite squirrely in comparison.

i carry only dx and sometimes a kc as i believe they have superior flight characteristics. if you want an overstable roc you are better off throwing a wasp than overspending on a champ roc.
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Postby Weebl » Tue Apr 04, 2006 10:44 pm

My KC rocs are more nose angle sensetive, at least when brand new. Once used a bit though, they become more forgiving and more glidey. Brand new DX Rocs are seriously overstable though... they just wont be there for long, as they only get better :wink:

My DX Roc I got in November is just now getting to the point where it's too flippy. Once it's flippier than my stingray, it's going to have to retire.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:31 am

Why not retire the sting ray?
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Postby Weebl » Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:45 am

This stingray won't retire untill it explodes and I have to play from the largest piece. Stingrays are superior rollers to Rocs, more glide too. I like to be able to chose between the ultra beat roc and the stingray for shots that I want to flip 50' out, or 250' out, not to mention the turnover progression and if I want it to cut roll, or dig in and settle.
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