How do sleeper yoyos work?
A yo-yo design with a ball bearing arrangement: Ball bearings reduce friction between the string and the axle, making it easier for the yo-yo to "sleep." For most people, the hardest part of yo-yoing is getting the spool to sleep long enough to pull off some tricks. via
Can all yoyos sleep?
Any yoyo that has a wood axle, also your Butterfly yoyo, your Imperial yoyo, your inexpensive, common Duncan yoyos. Not all Duncan yoyos, but the less expensive ones that you might find at a drug store, or a grocery store, something like that. These yoyos, if you get one of these, they should be able to sleep. via
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What does it mean when a yoyo sleeps?
The motion of the yo-yo spinning at the end of the string is called "sleeping". As the yoyo slows down, the springs overtake the metal balls and squeeze the axle. Eventually, this causes the yoyo to stop spinning in place and begin to climb up the string. via
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Why is my yoyo screeching?
Yo-yos with nylon transaxles (such as Brains and Fireballs) require lubrication when they are hard to get back to the hand or make a screeching noise. To oil your yo-yo, unscrew it and remove the transaxle. via
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Is a yoyo a weapon?
The yo-yos was actually first made by the Duncan yo-yo demonstrators in the 1930s and the yo-yo today is now considered a weapon due to the Duncan brothers making up the rumor of it being a weapon, this was done as a marketing strategy. via
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How long should a yoyo sleep?
Unresponsive ball bearing yoyos have a sleep threshold of 10 seconds – 2 minutes or more. So, with just a drop of the yoyo it should sleep 5-10 seconds no problem. With even a weak throw that is still straight, a 20-30 second sleeper should be relatively easy to get as well. via
Which yoyo is best for tricks?
Best Yoyo For Tricks -- MAGICYOYO Responsive Yoyo K1-Plus. Best Responsive Yoyo -- MAGICYOYO Responsive Yoyo V3. Best Professional Yoyo -- Yoyo King Green Merlin Professional Responsive Yoyo. Best Yoyo For Kids -- Yomega Fireball Yoyo. via
How often should you change yoyo string?
If you're playing with it as much as we do, as professional yo-yo players, you actually need to replace it almost once a day, sometimes when you're at a contest, you'll go through 10, 20, sometimes even 30 strings if you're heavily practicing with them. via