As I get deeper and deeper into the hobby, I get more curious about different aspects of the manufacturing process. This particular question is geared towards the anodizing or painting of a yoyo. If there is a thread already on this or a page where the various coating methods are laid out, I would love to learn more.
I want to preface by saying that I have no problem with the particular yoyo I received in the mail and am only using it as an example, but I’m just curious about imperfections that may occur or be overlooked in the coating process.
With that…I received my brand new Dale in the mail today. I looked over the yoyo, cleaned it up and noticed a small bare spot on the finish (Pics Below). I buy most of my throws new and never really see imperfections in the finishes, unless otherwise noted (B grades, fools gold, etc). Maybe I don’t notice them or look closely enough, which leads me to my question. It basically boils down to if its somewhat common for there to minor blemishes that are overlooked in the coating process, or if this particular yoyo might be a unique circumstance. What would cause the spot to form? Again, I am only asking because I am curious about the different coating processes and the difficulty it might take in achieving a complete coat. I am in no way trying to diminish the quality of this particular yoyo. Appreciate any feedback.