Ok, so this is a review of the new Legacy ll
I have the new Pre-release of the Legacy 2, so here’s a Review along with comparison shots with the Legacy 1
Specs: Got from YYE
Diameter: 55.02 mm / 2.16 inches
Width: 42.04 mm / 1.65 inches
Gap Width: 4.57 mm / .18 inches
Weight: 66.2 grams
Bearing Size: Size C (.250 x .500 x .187)
YYJ Speed Bearing (5x10x4 mm)
Also Includes Narrow Bearing
Response: YYJ Silicone O-Ring
Also Compatible W/ CBC or K-Pad
(Slim Pad Size)
As you can see, as of now, there’s no changes to the caps that shows that it is indeed a legacy 2. The other side (since this is the one from Nats) has the Nats symbol.
As you can see here, the Legacy 1 has a tad higher height. It’s not much, but I figured it was worth noting. It’s still considered a full size yoyo.
As you can see here, the Legacy ll is wider than the original Legacy. The shape is the exact same, but you can see the difference when put next to each other. Since it’s a wider yoyo, it’s pretty easy to hit tricks on.
Now, here’s the biggest change. The guts. As you can see, the mold marks from the Legacy 1 are gone. The Legacy ll uses the same response in all of the new Yoyojam yoyos; those white silicone pads. They provide nice tight binds. The addition of the Solid-Spin Axle system is also new.
The Legacy 2 turns out to be 4 grams lighter than the Legacy 1 (I have not ripped the caps off to take a look at the new weight rings). This changes the play. It plays faster and a tad less solid than the og Legacy. It’s relatively smooth thanks to the SSA system. It’s got pep in it. Thumb grinds are near impossible thanks to the caps, but some people with long thumb nails may be able to pull one off. Despite being plastic, it grinds fairly well. I’d say better than raw metal even.
Even though it says Legacy, this is a new yoyo. For it’s price, it works great as a beginner yoyo as well as an expert’s choice. I’d say pick one up. It’s cheap, and for the price, it’d be hard to beat.