A lot of the time for me to get my Shutter to return to my hand, I have to really force the string into the yo-yo during the bind. Does that mean I need to change the CBC Silicone Slim Pads? Or do I need to add thick lube to the bearing? My yo-yo is 4-5 months old. If I need to replace the pads, do they simply peel off and then I stick the new ones on?
I would not lube the bearing if you like unresponsive play. Try new pads first…you should be able to get the pads out easily with an exacto knife
Use a tooth pick so you don’t scratch the metal
Check the pads, if they are already deep or concaved you need to change them.
Lube does NOT help at all. There is a difference between grip (response pad) and responsiveness (bearing), don’t confuse them.