Yeah the Throwers subreddit community has been having a debate about these two today, and there is a decent chance that my Replay Pro is simply a lower performer. Many players seem to have a great performance experience while others (like me) seem to have Replay Pro that struggles when other yo-yos don’t. It might simply be due to the variation in yo-yo manufacturing which ismore pronounced in plastics (so I am told, and I can believe it).
I didn’t talk about this in the article, but I did a whole series of series of tricks, combos, and repeaters with each of the yo-yos during my review testing, and in the end my First Base seemed to inch past the Reply Pro, even if not by much. I had to report my experiences as I found them of course, but it is likely that someone else will have a different experience with a different Reply Pro (I am hoping to get some more of them in the future to test the variation).
Oh, and thanks for the feedback on the site