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« on: December 24, 2016, 08:57:17 PM »

So I am getting pretty good at yoyoing so I wanted to get into spin tops. What is the best beginning spin top that is not expensive ($15) and below.


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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 10:26:27 PM »

 I started with a Bearing King and that thing is rocksolid.
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« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2016, 07:20:15 PM »

Thx I'll see if I can get that one.


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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2016, 12:16:38 PM »

I'm just going to get a Duncan imperial just because it's cheap and I'm not sure if I want to get into it that much


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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2016, 02:13:37 PM »

 That will work. It also depends if you want to do fixed tip or bearing tips tricks.  I don't do much fixed tip myself. You can learn the throw with either one.
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2016, 03:11:34 PM »

Is a imperial fixed tip?? Is a bearing better?


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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2016, 04:30:03 PM »

I assume the imperial is a fixed tip top but I'm not sure. Bearing tip is better or easier for many tricks, but there are some kinds of tricks you can't do with a bearing tip top.
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« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2017, 01:34:06 PM »

For fixed-tip, the Short Circuit has been really impressing me for it's performance-to-price ratio.
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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2017, 02:07:00 PM »

Stay away from the Imperial. It's just too light to do much.

The Bearing King is a great starter. It has the advantage of coming with an exta fixed tip, so you can try both styles. The YYF Electrik is great, and I'm sure the Short Circuit is nice as mentioned.

My "tip" is to put a wrap of electrical tape around the seam between the cap and base if you get the Bearing King. It will take a beating much better if you do.  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2017, 03:51:26 PM »

Okay thx for the tips


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