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Old 05-06-2016, 12:42 PM
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Polecats surprise me how much power they can really handle.
I can get my kitty to 300'. I play with heavier ones as I don't think a lighter weight PC would handle that much power. I'd love to be able to find one of the champ cats since the biggest flaw of the disc is that they like to tear if you hit them off something hard. Never been a fan of r-pro anything...
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Old 05-06-2016, 01:08 PM
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Occasionally I'll drain one but more importantly, my misses are always a short tap-in. About half of the baskets on my home course are on a slope, so rollaways are an issue. Not with the polecat.
Very good point that I haven't seen made in any of the Polecat threads before.

I have no idea what the physics are behind this, but for some reason its unique edge (no bevel, no bead) together with its 90 profile and its completely flat dome makes the Polecat just flop dead whenever it hits the ground. Perfect specialty disc for putts or approaches for when you absolutely can't afford a rollaway.

I'm not sure up there's another disc that performs in the same way.
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Old 05-07-2016, 02:54 AM
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Very good point that I haven't seen made in any of the Polecat threads before.

I have no idea what the physics are behind this, but for some reason its unique edge (no bevel, no bead) together with its 90 profile and its completely flat dome makes the Polecat just flop dead whenever it hits the ground. Perfect specialty disc for putts or approaches for when you absolutely can't afford a rollaway.

I'm not sure up there's another disc that performs in the same way.
This is exactly why my Polecat sees like 98% of my P&A use whenever I head west to the mountains. That rim just digs in to the ground like brakes to mitigate slides away from the basket. They'll still roll-away being round and all but you have to do something really goofy for it to catch edge and roll.
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Has anyone tried a really lightweight polecat ? Like 110g? Thinking about picking one up
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Has anyone tried a really lightweight polecat ? Like 110g? Thinking about picking one up
Yes, tons of fun

It requires very little power to get it down range.
If you play in heavily forested courses then it could be a very valuable addition to the bag... it's extremely finessable and glide.

Do you play in the woods?
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I've got a white 102g barely thrown. No tree hits. PM your address and it's yours if you want to try it out.
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Yes, tons of fun

It requires very little power to get it down range.
If you play in heavily forested courses then it could be a very valuable addition to the bag... it's extremely finessable and glide.

Do you play in the woods?
Yes, probably 80% of holes in my area are heavily wooded
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I've got a white 102g barely thrown. No tree hits. PM your address and it's yours if you want to try it out.
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I need to pick up a really light one too just for fun.

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