Begginer offstring yoyos


#1

What is the best begginer offstring yoyo


#2

Purely opinion but… Duncan Hayabusa SL.


(JayVee) #3

Many people will say that the BigYo2 is the best for beginners because it’s so easy to catch.


#4

I say aquarius.


(DOGS) #5

aquarius is discontinued… I would get a hayabusa, BigYo, or fiesta. They’re all great


#6

duncan hayabusa is rather hard for learning IMO, because they are smaller in catch zone.
the bigyo2 has larger catch zone easier to learn on, because its easier to catch


#7

I don’t know much about offstring but that seems like something my common sense would tell me so go for big yo


#8

Is it the Big Yo or the Big Yo2???


(JayVee) #9

The BigYo is discontinued and the BigYo2 took its place. The BigYo2 is the one you will find in the YoYoExpert store.


(Q) #10

I started with my dark magic, just throwin that out there.


#11

That’s the way I learn, hehe. I started learning Trapeze, Double or Nothing and Drop in the Bucket with the Playmaxx Turbo Bumble Bee and a Variflex Pro. I remember when I got my Duncan Avenger I thought the gap and rim design were HUGE, and way too easy to land Trapeze with. lol

Then I put down messing with Yo-Yos for several years. :stuck_out_tongue:


#12

I learned the basic toss and catch with a duncan butterfly. Use what you have that you don’t mind if it breaks, and then buy a fiesta.


#13

;D lol
i started with a FHZ.
didn’t work out well.
now i use bigyo, easy to learn on


#14

Fiesta’s are great for every offstring player from beginner to expert. I highly recommend getting one. You can perform thumb grinds and everything on that yoyo. Plus, it has an adjustable gap just in case you are doing a really complicated trick and you don’t want the yoyo to hit your hand all of a sudden. It’s my favorite offstring yoyo.


(Q) #15

Guys, you really don’t need to go out and buy a new yoyo for every style you want to try. Whatever yoyo you use for 1A will work for 4A, and 5A. The only styles you HAVE to get a new yoyo for are 2 & 3A.

Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t expect you to have one yoyo and use it for all styles forever, but just until you learn the basics and get used to it. Heck, I even practiced looping on my DM before I got a pair of Sunsets.


#16

While I agree whole heartedly with this, I couldn’t bring myself to do it with a Yo-Yo that didn’t atleast have some protection when landing. I mean 1 good whack on the ground could do all sorts of things with a hard plastic or metal Yo-Yo. Crack plastic around the axle, bend or snap the axle, lock the bearing, loosen the nut so it doesn’t lock anymore, etc etc.


(Q) #17

I see where you are coming from, but you could always play in grass or on carpet, you don’t have to start on hard surfaces only. lol


#18

I just got my Fiesta yesterday and I love it. It’s my first offstring yoyo and it’s really easy to land the yoyo on the string. ;D


(yoyojoe90) #19

Great question. I started on my DM as well…it was all that was around. Then I thought for awhile reached into my old bag and found a Henrys Viper and played it. Now I use a Shinwoo Zen(not available on YYE :frowning: and a Duncan Hayabusa with the SL rims. I use them both equally with the Duncan being a bit harder to whip given the smaller catch zone. I haven’t played the Fiesta yet but have heard many good things.