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Old 04-10-2013, 03:30 PM
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Roc Rotation

I've been looking a little and haven't seen anything on how one actually goes about doing this.

I'd assume you just use one until it stops being stable, and then get a new one for stable shots only...then they kinda start wearing in...and now you have 3 slots filled with rocs that do different things...

Is this generally how you'd go about doing this? Tips for starting out?

How big of a range would you expect to cover with rocs in terms of stability?

Do many of you use other plastics of Roc's to meet specific shots in your bag?

I know there are a million Roc threads out there, but I didn't see anything in terms of how you rotate through them and what the expected rate of replacement is and what not.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:32 PM
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I like using a star one (from 09 so it doesn't have the plus mold that newer ones do) as my overstable one, then a used KC as a stable one, I have a DX sanny roc that will be flippier eventually but now I don't really have a flippy understable roc.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:48 PM
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I cycle KC Pros for the most part. Basically once my overstable one isn't overstable enough, I throw a new one in the bag and that first one becomes my stable one. If I already have a stable one that kind of overlaps with the formerly overstable one, I just take one of the two out and have a backup for that slot. This type of cycling works all the way down to my most beat turnover rocs. Sometimes I carry three, sometimes six. Just depends on my mood and the course I'm playing. I recently shredded a nice purple kc I've had in the bag since it was 9/10 and my overstable one. Before it got eaten by some unknown entity, it was a slow turning beauty and really a go to. I was sad to see it beyond repair, but because I've got backups upon backups, my game hasn't suffered.
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Old 04-10-2013, 04:16 PM
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I keep one newish roc, one seasoned roc and one beat roc in the bag. When the new one gets seasoned, it either takes that spot or goes in that backup pile, the seasoned one gets moved to the beat roc slot or backup pile when it starts turning, and I've never kept a beat roc long enough for it to be unusable in that slot (current one has been in my bag for 3 years now). I have backups at every stage of wear, so if I lose one I can put in a disc that I already have experience with.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:11 PM
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How understable would you say that rocs get? What fresh disc would you compare the flight too?
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:25 PM
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I find the tangent to be like that perfectly seasoned roc not to flippy but will turn.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:30 PM
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I find the tangent to be like that perfectly seasoned roc not to flippy but will turn.
For me the tangent is slower than a roc. A domey neutron axis fits the DX roc bill much better for me.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:51 PM
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Rocs are the only mids I carry. I have everything from overstable Champion Roc to really flippy beat DX Roc, and everything in between.

Unless you count a Viper as a mid, which I don't.
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:19 AM
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I dont think I ever had a ROC so beaten that it was unusable. Even the most flippiest ROC I ever had would still be brought out for certain holes in tourneys.
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Old 04-11-2013, 12:24 AM
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How understable would you say that rocs get? What fresh disc would you compare the flight too?
The thing is that a broken in stable disc is way different from an out of the box understable disc. Rocs lose their fade long before they develop turn, so they're still better at fighting wind and predictably holding lines. A really beat roc can be fairly similar to a newish comet.
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