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KC Pro Gazelles...

Postby Jwt4412 » Fri Jul 21, 2006 6:59 pm

Finally got to throw a couple after months of searching for them...

I love these discs. I've been dropping them within 8' of my visualized target for the last two days...

Eagle EL,RoadRunner, KC Gazelle or Z Wasp and Then a Wizard for a two or three.

The Gazelle is that perfect tweener disc for me. If it is a reachable basket for me from the tee over 200' - this is the disc.

Just wanted to share my excitement.
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Postby BHW » Fri Jul 21, 2006 8:55 pm

I'm a big fan of that disc as well....I also like the KCPro Eagle too.
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Postby DiscCrusher » Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:06 pm

The KC pro gazzelle is a great disc for what it does. For me it's very short for a driver, I don't throw it much farther than a roc. But it is great for wind, because it is a very stable disc and it's lack of distance can be usefull for controlling distance on shorter holes. For me it flies straight with a predictable fade in most wind conditions. It's also great in the woods as it can preform very predictable s-curves and great hyzers and straight shots. I wouldn't use it for a continuous turn as a dx gazzelle or some other disc would do better. I don't really need it on my home course because it's very wide open, but on most other courses I play this disc is money.
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Postby Blake_T » Fri Jul 21, 2006 11:13 pm

the 9x and 10x kc gazelles were basically identical to a dx gaz but w/ better grip.

the 11x kc gazelle made it fly more like an elite pro x2.

the dx's and older kc's are pretty long discs, they just require air under them and a bit of room to make them work. when i was throwing my gaz's 360' i was only putting rocs about 280'.
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Postby presidio hills » Sat Jul 22, 2006 2:02 am

i have a DX gazelle (i think... unless something else looks almost the same) with a SUPER thick flight plate. i have another that has a much thinner flight plate (and a gazelle stamp). thickey was working awsome for me yesterday and then the flight plate just split from rim to rim... oh well.
i found a KC pro at berkeley with no writings at all... eleven time. guess i'll check it out... but i'm definitely a dx dude.
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Postby calvarycoffee » Sat Jul 22, 2006 4:49 am

I'm a big fan of that disc as well....I also like the KCPro Eagle too.


i cannot throw this disc for crap. i have 2 (KC's) of them and they fly banshee-ish for me. (i know it's not the arrow its the indian).

i do force myself to throw them during rounds, though. everyone here digs 'em. so, i have been forcing myself to throw them and hopefully like 'em.

KC Gazelle: used to have one, loved it. it was total money. - don't remember how i lost it.
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Postby OldTyme » Sat Jul 22, 2006 7:25 am

After reading this I decided too go & get my 9x KC Gazelle out of my "do not throw" pile.
It's a pretty windy day & I think a 174g will do well.

I know why I put it in the do not throw pile. It was pretty flippy......but lately I've had a bad "hyzer everything" habit so it may work too my advantage.?.

BTW.... Blake mentioned 10x was more like DX/Pro plastic. I bought my friend a 10x & it was champion like plastic. Weird.
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Postby Blake_T » Sat Jul 22, 2006 8:05 am

the final run of 10x plastic (summer 02) was the same blend as the 11x (these were the white ones that looked "aged white").

the second to last run of 10x (winter 01/spring 02) was a mix of ce and early 10x plastic and was more overstable than any of the previous kc plastic.

late 10x and 11x kc eagles are super overstable.
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Postby calvarycoffee » Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:17 am

call me stupid, but can you clarify what 10x, 11x, ect. means?

i'm guessing they are different batches made of a certian disc.

also, is it easy to distinguish between them visually?
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Postby jgarcia9102 » Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:22 am

KC plastic was made for Ken Climo after his World championships. 8X, 10X, etc each refer to a different year, and a different blend of plastic. Im not sure how far back the KC plastic goes, but the oldest i have seen would be a 8X.

"eleven time world champion" is stamped on the 11X disc, just as 'eight time world champion" is stamped on the 8X disc, so its easy to tell them apart. Although, like i said, im not sure if there is a KC plastic older than 8x, so earlier than that the stamp may be different.
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Postby calvarycoffee » Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:30 am

KC plastic was made for Ken Climo after his World championships. 8X, 10X, etc each refer to a different year, and a different blend of plastic. Im not sure how far back the KC plastic goes, but the oldest i have seen would be a 7X.

"eleven time world champion" is stamped right on the disc, and i beleve it has been every year since the plastic came out (not 11X of course, the stamp changes each new blend of plastic), so it shoulnt be hard at all to tell which year it came from.


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man, i'm such a dork. that makes perfect sense now.

thanks jgarcia !

when i get back home i'll check my kc eagles. . .
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Postby calvarycoffee » Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:34 am

deep thoughts:

If i become 10x world champion, they will put my name on an Innova Dolphin (they will bring it back from the dead).

And they will only be available in PINK plastic
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Postby jgarcia9102 » Sat Jul 22, 2006 11:56 am

aww man, you had to quote me before i realised i sounded like an idiot. :oops:

still a lil bit hungover here....
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Postby Weebl » Sat Jul 22, 2006 12:35 pm

Soemtimes, a really gay disc is needed for a really brokeback shot...

I'd buy 5.
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Postby BHW » Sat Jul 22, 2006 8:09 pm

I bought a KC ProGazelle recently, it was clear...slightly white and tie-dyed. It feels like champion plastic, but flies much better. I do not like champion plastic...not even a little bit. But this gazelle is great.
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