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Postby Weebl » Thu Jun 08, 2006 8:27 am

Technically both I guess, but with a dome it is more drag so your disc slows down more quickly than the same disc with a flat top. The slowing down could be causing the earlier fade as discs fade when they slow down.
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Postby Blake_T » Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:46 am

domey discs have more lift. more lift = stays in the air longer. stays in the air longer = more chance to fade.
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Postby TexasOutlaw » Sat Jun 24, 2006 6:22 am

Is that like a chiki monkey?

I'm not a monkey of any kind, but my buzzes do not handle well in the wind, making a more overstable disc very much a part of my bag.
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Postby Fritz » Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:27 am

TexasOutlaw wrote:Is that like a chiki monkey?

I'm not a monkey of any kind, but my buzzes do not handle well in the wind, making a more overstable disc very much a part of my bag.


Tell ya what, the KC Pro Roc works wonders for me in teh Wind.
I hate throwing drivers on short holes in teh wind, I pull out my KC Pro Roc and it's great. Ony time I'll pull a driver out for headwind is if it's 25+ Then I'm busting out this predator Blake told me to try, which I havne't had the chance to try yet, (no complaining tho, wind free disc is fine by me lol).
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Postby Weebl » Sun Jun 25, 2006 11:52 am

Try out the Gator if you want something overstable without having the bead of a Roc/Wasp
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Postby Blake_T » Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:51 pm

uhh, gators have beads.
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Postby Pagan » Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:44 pm

Blake_T wrote:torque monkey = someone that flips discs due to off-axis torque. the majority of torque monkeys blame the disc for flipping.

e.g. my broken in z xtreme is way too flippy.


My name is Pagan and I used to be a Torque Monkey.
(rest of torque-monkey's annonymous group) Hello Pagan!

I've been trying to kill that pesky little torque monkey habbit....

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Postby Solty » Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:54 pm

picked up 3 kc pro rocs....gonna field test and compare to my pro classic roc which is taco-ed. will keep you all posted.

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Postby Blake_T » Sun Jun 25, 2006 6:58 pm

this will be like comparing firebirds to leopards.

they should call the classic roc the croc to avoid confusion that the classic roc and regular roc will be anything similar.
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Postby Solty » Sun Jun 25, 2006 7:27 pm

Let me re-state my prior comment

since pro classic rocs are not in production anymore, i'm making the step to learn/understand rocs. I have 3 kc pros, and 3 dx that i'm going to work with. I've used dx rocs in the past...but have tried a few other middy's as well. Wasps, Buzzz's, Elements, and Classic Rocs/XDs...all with some degree of success...

...taking the next step into the world of rocs
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Postby presidio hills » Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:47 am

from my experience DX rocs take a long time before they become actually 'understable'. when seasoned, though, they fly a lot like putters but faster. better start breakin' 'em in!
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Postby Fritz » Mon Jun 26, 2006 10:06 am

presidio hills wrote:from my experience DX rocs take a long time before they become actually 'understable'. when seasoned, though, they fly a lot like putters but faster. better start breakin' 'em in!


:cry: Man I miss my beat roc. 8 months of play, perfectly beat in. :cry:

lol I like the feel of the DX Rocs more as well.
Wonder what the new DX Rocs are gonna fly like with that new DX plastic...
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Postby Weebl » Mon Jun 26, 2006 4:28 pm

Fritz wrote:Wonder what the new DX Rocs are gonna fly like with that new DX plastic...

I wonder if they'll be poppy top or flat... Sharp nose or blunt nose...
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Postby lacrimosa » Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:28 am

I've been using the same dx roc for about 5 months now, and it's still not understable. it's sort of reached the point where it flies straight when flown flat, and holds whatever angle you put on it.

persidio hills: I heard from one of the rangers at stafford today that the guy that runs the sf safari is planning on holding it at stafford this year ( :!: ). have you heard anything about this?
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Postby presidio hills » Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:38 am

good news weebl and lacrimosa,

the tournament director stopped in to my work for an icecream and said he got the go ahead from the city to have the safari this year in golden gate park at at least the two "temp" courses (which are killer... super technical with a lot of long holes). if the permanent golden gate park course is up it'll be included as well. at least there'll be disc golf in san francisco this year... c'mon city.
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