I’m relatively new, I did this on my own and I’m pleased with it, so I’ll share it.
I recently got a FHZ Pulse, and well, it’s too responsive. Cleaning the bearing wasn’t enough and I didn’t want to do the 1 sticker thing. I received a Terrapin X A+ Beefcake for FHZ, which went a long way, but the friction stickers were still making it too responsive. Tonight, I swapped the friction stickers out for silicone stickers.
UNRESPONSIVE JOY! This is an affordable modification that requires almost no skill and easy to install parts. All it takes is a little money and a little patience. Patience for the silicone stickers and/or A+ Beefcake to arrive.
I have an XminusmikeX modified FHZ with silicone response and schmoove rings and that is dead unresponsive.
Now I’m probably going to attack my stock FHZ tomorrow night. It has a clean bearing, so I’m just going to put silicone stickers in there and see what happens. If that’s all it take to get it unresponsive, I have to question why Duncan even bothers with friction stickers. I’m sure there’s a need for the friction sticker.
The FHZ is a great yoyo.