Yyf told me its made of a Delrin-like plastic. I treated my brother to one, will post review later… On BART heading back to the east bay now, tired and dirty from dust blowing up.
Update, as a first impression, non full-on review.
As you know it’s a mashup of the One and Protostar and made out of the new material, being a delrin-like plastic. These aren’t machined, just molded. My first throw before purchasing, I was amazed and was wondering if I was throwing a plastic or a metal. Yes, it’s that smooth! So I quickly handed over my money and I was a happy yoyoer.
I still don’t know the specs on it but it feels slightly undersized (which I like undersized to fullsized throws). It has some meat to it, feels like it could be about 65 grams or so. It is however very fast and pretty stable. The slick plastic makes this actually grind better than…the Grind Machine! Actually, I’d love to see YYF take the PGM back to the drawing board and use this material. It actually felt like some of the C3 Halo yoyos I was looking at later in the day. Sadly, I didn’t test drive the Halo to comare but I’m happy with my ‘beta test’ purchase.
Then a sad-ish moment…the yoyo that began to grow on me, the yoyo that got its love marks parted with me as I traded off to someone who had no cash (they really wanted this one). Happy with my trade, I was a little sad to see it go so I bopped back over to the YYF table to pick up another.
If there are anymore yoyo events going on across the country, I would highly recommend picking up one of these if they’re available. They were actually a pretty big hit today as I saw players everywhere using them…and that definitely means something!