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Classic Roc vs. Roc

Postby Craig » Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:22 pm

What is the difference between a Roc and a Classic Roc?
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Postby Aaron_D » Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:32 pm

I have wondered about this too.
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Postby jgarcia9102 » Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:02 pm

the classic roc is a cross with a putter. more glide, and slower. i used to have one for aproaches. not much fade, and less stable overall than a roc. for me it was a finesse disc. you couldnt quite throw it like a midrange, and you couldnt quite throw it like a putter.

im sure someone more knowledgeable will come along and mention the specifics.
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Postby Blake_T » Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:46 pm

the classic roc is a big bead aviar bottom w/ an XD top.

21.2cm diameter and much less stable than a regular 21.7cm roc.
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Postby Fritz » Wed Apr 12, 2006 8:55 pm

Classic Roc sucks and the normal Roc doesn't :P

If you look at a classic roc you'll also notice that it's flatter on the sides as well, and usually more domey then a Roc.
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Postby Blake_T » Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:39 am

if you evaluate the classic roc for what it is (a finesse approach disc and a putter), it is quite a nice disc. probably the favorite disc amongst players that like shallow putters.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:29 am

Does the classic roc say "classic roc" on it?
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Postby Weebl » Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:39 am

The new ones do. I really enjoy both the classic, and normal Roc. The classic Roc for me works well on turnover shots where i dont need a flex, and straight line drives <220' Super glide as well. Not to mention it's my main putter. It's a finesse approach disc like Blake said, but I love it after I got used to it.
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Postby Fritz » Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:51 am

Blake_T wrote:if you evaluate the classic roc for what it is (a finesse approach disc and a putter), it is quite a nice disc. probably the favorite disc amongst players that like shallow putters.


Putter? wow didn't know it was used as a putter.
Maybe that's why I didn't like it, I wasn't using it as a putter I was trying to use it as a Roc.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:12 am

I'm not sure what roc I had years ago, but I didn't like it. I currently have a san marino of some halloween edition.

I'm thinking of trying it out again due to the fact that maybe I had one of the ones that not everyone likes.

Or should I just stick with the buzz?
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Postby jiwaburst » Thu Apr 13, 2006 12:30 pm

I like the classic roc a lot. I carry it as well as a couple of rocs and an Aviar P&A.

I can putt with the classic roc, especially in wind or for 45-60 foot putts. I will drive with it, I will approach with it. It is a great disc for me.

It is certainly not a roc substitute though.
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Postby Fritz » Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:01 pm

TexasOutlaw wrote:I'm not sure what roc I had years ago, but I didn't like it. I currently have a san marino of some halloween edition.

I'm thinking of trying it out again due to the fact that maybe I had one of the ones that not everyone likes.

Or should I just stick with the buzz?


Try the Roc out again. It's a great disc. Also heard the Element X is a nice one as well..hard to find up here in CO tho.
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Postby Weebl » Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:26 am

If you're switching from buzzz to Roc (not classic) then expect a little less distance for the same effort (you need to get hight on it for D) but expect more options in flight lines. Buzzzs are good at holding a big anhyzer with a small fade, straight with a small fade and hyzer sweeps. Rocs can do all those, as well as you can chose to have it turn over after 50', 150' or 250'. Much more versitile in my opinion, it takes some getting used to though as expected.
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Postby Thatdirtykid » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:08 pm

the element x is nice.
Josh if you want to try one out I have a prototype in thte E plastic for trade/sale.
Ill admit its not the true flier that the later runs are. Let me know if youre interested.
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