This just came to mind. I could use my Shutter WA for freehand right? Or is it too heavy.
You can use a Shutter by all means. I prefer plastic for 5a as it doesnt sound so harsh when i drop it or hit it with the counterweight.
What counterweights do you recommend
Shutter wide angle could work. They make this too:
I’m no pro, but I’m of the opinion that you can play 5A with any yoyo. It may not be the ideal way to play with a responsive yoyo but it’s more than doable. But I think that any yoyo good for 1A will be good for 5A.
any yoyo is fine, just be ready to really ding it up. i play really terrible 5a with all kinds of yoyos ranging from deepstate/day tripper responsive yoyos all the way to my performance oriented unresponsive throws.