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Old 03-25-2013, 10:22 AM
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Is the Roc still relevant?

No this isn't a Roc vs. Buzzz thread. This thread is to ascertain whether or not the Roc is still a viable mold in it's normal form. That form being the good ole Rancho Cucamonga mold in DX and KC Pro.

Innova has toyed and tinkered and damn near ruined a venerable favorite. Now it seems like nobody is throwing them anymore except the aging Innova team. Many of the other manufacturers out there have put out equally good molds and some may argue even better molds. Innova has even put out the Champion Roc3 almost as a capitulation that the classic Rancho Roc of old is no longer a desirable disc.

So what do you think?

I'll even put up a poll...
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:24 AM
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Yes. No one else offers a mold that wears like a KC Roc to cover such a variety of shots.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:25 AM
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For me it's no so much the disc as it is the DX plastic in general. I love my Roc's and will always carry one, but not in the newest DX plastic.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:26 AM
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but what about the Ghost? or even the Mace? are we still preaching mold minimalism?
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:28 AM
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but what about the Ghost? or even the Mace? are we still preaching mold minimalism?
I didn't care for either. The only Mace I have thrown is one of Borg's. That thing was a crazy overstable, like a drone.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:32 AM
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Innova has even put out the Champion Roc3 almost as a capitulation that the classic Rancho Roc of old is no longer a desirable disc.

So what do you think?
Why do you think that releasing the roc3 shows that the rancho is no longer desirable? Is it not just as reasonable to infer that they were catering to people's desire for a flat and durable plastic roc to go alongside their kc and dx ranchos?
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:35 AM
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I love KC-Pro Rocs. I like DX Rocs a lot. However, I feel like I'm the only one who doesn't like the Roc3.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:36 AM
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I like carrots. Baby carrots dipped in ranch dressing make an excellent snack.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:36 AM
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I think its still a viable disc, altho i have been throwing rocs since day one i am currently searching other avenues to replace them. I dislike the fact that every one i have picked up has been different in some way shape or form and hunting for the right one is tedious and money consuming
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:37 AM
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I personally don't throw a DX or KC pro roc all that often, but a ton of people in my local club swear by them and order them in mass quantities. So I guess that would mean they are still a relevant mold.
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