Beater recommendations?

I’m hooked on the form factor of my Invaders Must Die, and I’d like to get a beater that’s similar in size and shape. I’m not looking for anything exact, a ballpark is fine, especially for weight. Preferably plastic and not too expensive. I’ve added a side profile picture and the dimensions for reference. Thanks in advance!

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I’m really big on a yoyo that I can play with that I feel is really solid. These options are not plastic, but I think metal yoyos have a better weight distribution.

  • CLYW Boy-if you can find one

  • Duncan Haymaker Beta-Pretty solid

  • YYF Alta-Really nice throw but rare

  • YYF Ko’olau Edge-Really fun

  • Any metal duncan over $40

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Those are all really great options! They’re a bit outside my price range for something I know I’ll end up dinging though. I might go with the YYF Arrow; it’s pretty darn close in terms of specs and shape.

Edit: on second thought, most of the reviews are saying that it’s not very reliable. Maybe a Replay would be better

Try the Arrow Pro!

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How about this?

Or maybe this

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Akita, not a beata :rofl::rofl::rofl:

edit: totally misread that…

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My .02, just play what you like…once you get past the first ding you’ll be set free! Unless you intend to resell, just beat up what you actually enjoy playing.

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Plastic throws normally go heavier than 64.1g to give extra stability

Topyo Mojo, C3 speedaholic XX, Skyva are all good plastic yoyos, quite affordable too

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Here is a good beater option that has similar shape and specs. I just don’t know what it is??? :grin: 24$ Shipped for an unresponsive metal!!!

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The antidote plastic yo-yo has a very similar shape not sure how specs match up though

Magic yoyo node is a V shape. Cheap and effective beater IMO.

Magicyoyo Hertz. $16 plays like a $50.

Arrow is such a solid yoyo.

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