Hey, I have a Dark Magic 1 yoyo and been feeling that it has been a bit too grabby. I tried to sand down the starbursts but now one side is responsive while the other side is not! So recently I’ve been thinking about trying to silicon reccess it. I can’t buy the Dark Magic 2 as no shops here sell it. Can anyone post a guide on how?
Yes it’s very doable, but you will need a lathe or something similar to recess it.
A lathe might be a bit much as I’ve been yoyoing for only a month or 2. Is it doable with a drill or something?
Of course, a lathe would just be for the best results. I believe a dremel would work as well, maybe even better.
But alas, here’s a vid that should help you out for the drill instructions
Thanks for the video, but I dont think you can insert a screw completely through a YYJ yoyo
You are correct, the drill method will not work on a YYJ because you cant reverse the axle like you can on a Duncan. For a DMv1 you will need a lathe to recess it properly. Your best bet would be to ask one of the modders that has a lathe and see if they can do it for you.
I’ve seen it done with a super long drill bit. Just throwin’ that out there.
In lieu of recessing it, you could get a pack of the Duncan silicone stickers and put on on. Should work ok w/the o-ring in the other side. they last a very long time. they come in two sizes - 12 and 13.7 mm. For a YYJ large bearing you need the 13.7 mm size.
Lol, oaky I guess I’ll send it to a modder. Know any trusted modders that live in Canada? Preferably Alberta, Calgary.
Not sure if any of these cats are in Canada but here is a good starting point.
LOL, seems like so much work and I feel soo lazy xD I guess I should just buy a new yoyo Any recommendations? And anyone know any stores that sell yoyos in Calgary?
Come on, take that leap of faith and mod it or get it modded
Lol, thing is I’m only 13. Don’t think parents are so agreeable on sending a $40 yoyo to a random stranger.
Which is why we have the trade feedback system. They should be seen as highly respected businessmen.
This might be a really dumb question but… Whats the trade feedback system?
Look to the left of my post. Under “Q” there is a little bolded section that says “Trade Count (X)”.
Click the number and you will see my Trade Feedback.
Oh the stuff with all the comments? Neat! Thanks alot!