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Old 04-10-2013, 06:45 AM
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upgrade plastic for woods?

I have been playing primarily with DX plastic and love the characteristics but with the heavily wooded home course I play on they just don't last. I have had a couple rocs die before even getting broken in. Would my best bet be to move to champ plastic?

Specifically speaking of the roc, how different will the flight characteristics be in champ plastic coming from dx? Thanks!
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:03 AM
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I think personally, if you're wanting DX feel, but durability, Vibram's medium is pretty awesome. I have thrown it into all sorts of trees this winter, and it's holding up great.

If you're wanting to keep on the DX train, maybe just go nuts in an x-out bin and stock up like mad? If you're THE most accurate with DX, you will avoid trees. I know I prefer touch shots with baseline plastics myself, so it depends on the course, and how much you are putting on your drives.

Otherwise, go for what feels best. Pro/ Elite X is a little more durable than DX/Pro-D, so take that into consideration. If you do "upgrade" to champ/star, remember that they come out of the box a little more overstable than their DX/Pro counterparts, and that the break in period can be a little long.

Champ Rocs come in a lot of flavors- Roc+, Roc3, and actual Champion Rocs, which are butt expensive. Roc+ flies so-so, seems like if you like rocs, it works fine. Roc3 is pretty beefy, and would take a while to break one in.
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:15 AM
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Buy a medium x-link Obex if you're a Roc dude. Or get an Ibex for less stable and no bead.
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:23 AM
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:45 AM
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Kc roc?
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:48 AM
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thus far I have been very diligent in sticking with a few select molds to learn my lines and reduce as many variables as possible as I learn and progress my game. I do love the roc and use it more than any other disc in my bag, I just play on a very difficult wooded course ( Moraine state park) and it's taking unmerciless beatings. do you think I should be jumping to other discs or upgrading plastic on the disc I know? ( assuming it would throw similar but that's kind of my original question).
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:21 AM
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with that said, I am not opposed to trying new discs
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:42 AM
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I would move up to KC Pros before Champ on the Rocs. They'll fare a little better than DX.

That said, the Z Wasp is a good recommendation but look for a flat one.
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:49 AM
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If you like the rocs and want to stick with them i would say get a couple KC Pro and start breaking them in.. those with the dx you have already starting breaking in will make a great combo.. If you just want a premi plastic mid the Champ Roc is a different beast and can get pricey.. the new Roc3 might be just what your looking for and still in the roc "family". With all the new companies there are some great options out there for you tho.. oh and yeah if you throwing in tight woods get a Comet.. it with the rocs is juts a deadly deadly combo
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:00 AM
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Personally, if I was playing a lot of woods, I would be throwing vibram rubber only b/c it won't kick 100ft off the trail!
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