What did you guys think of the Peak 2?

What did you guys all think of the peak 2 did it live up to its expectations?
My peak 2 finally got here. Here is me first trying it out! Please enjoy subscribe and share I have much more to come.

I haven’t tried one yet. Waiting (hoping) for a painted Peak 2 ;D

Love the peak it’s an awesome yoy


Great price, super comfy in the hand. Alot less scary to throw than any V1 Peaks simply due to the ease of replacing.

Overall, I think the 3rd run peak plays better, but just barely. The fun thats added with the peak2 more than balances out the fear of hurting a Peak at the loss of something that the 3d run Peak has that the peak2 is missing.

Great for chopsticks, and fluidity. Needs a bit of attention, and a touch of finesse. Not as stable os other throws but thats not a bad thing, just means your gonna have to pay closer attention. Less “training wheels” is you will. I love a good O shape, and the peak just fills that need for me. I just love it. Not to mention that Confetti Cannon is SO beautiful. Nothing like Compass’ confetti cannon. This one I got is more pleasing to my eye than even my old Rainbow Trout i sold off a while back.

I love the Peak and the Peak 2, Since the Peak 2 landed I put the Peak back in the case to live safe and sound. The Peak 2 has replaced the Peak in my top three and lives along side Valkyrie and Tundra on my top 3 list. 2 of those three are my EDC. which two rotates daily. :slight_smile:

I haven’t played with one yet, but nice yoyoing as usual!

Forgot to add and ask…

Mine is rattely, regardless of bearing I put in it. Ive got a 2nd run peak and a 3rd run peak and they have a certain similar sound as well, so i could be nature of the beast.

Anyone out there have a silent peak2?

Mine is silent…might be your bearing? :-\

Mine is dead smooth, and dead silent. I like mine a lot, not enough to double up though unless they release a painted version.

I put another bearing in there it was even louder… Ill try several different ones today to be sure, but I guess I just got a noisy one? Ill report back later today.

I think I know what you’re talking about my Peak, not sure if it’s a version 2 or 3 has a certain “hollow” sound to it. Doesn’t matter what bearing is in it.

If ya’ll want i can make a video of them. /shrug i got the next couple days off. :slight_smile:

I really enjoy the two I got. The first one (10th anniversary beach party) had a certain sound to it. The second one I got (28 stories) was dead silent, but somewhat responsive. Just cleaned the bearing twice and put a tiny drop of V4M in and it was golden. Slight ring to it and unresponsive.

There’s a nice increase in playability in the Peak 2 compared to the earlier Peaks but it doesn’t replace the charm of the older Peaks.

Comparing 3rd run Peak and Peak 2… 3rd run Peak is more aggressively rim-weighted, and has a tighter gap and higher wall. So the Peak 2 is more nimble feeling, faster, and more forgiving versus the 3rd run Peak.

The main issue I have, which might not be a problem for others, is that on a throw the bigger gap (at least I think it’s the cause) of the Peak 2 results in a strong “thunk” at the end of the string. I changed the bearing to a centre trac and it still does it. Maybe replacing the response will help more, I dunno… any ideas?

I have a Peak 2 and don’t feel any ‘thunk’ at the end of the string.

And I do have a few thinkers in my large herd of yoyos, lol.

If the gap is possibly the problem; maybe try a thicker string to offset the gap?

…I use Kitty 1.5 or kitty thin; a lot. Usually I change over to Kitty Fat when a yoyo seems to be in thunk mode :nerd_face:.

…Also, if your bearing is super clean; combined with thinner string; the Yoyo will have more tendency to fall down the string.

If you figure it out; please post an update because you sure got me wondering🤔



Yeah, thanks for the suggestions, I have been using fat string in the Peak 2 but it still is ‘thunking’ on me. Most unresponsive yoyos seem to do this - where on a throw as the yoyo unwinds to the end of the string there is some length of the string where the yoyo just falls - but on some yoyos it seems to bother me more than others, mostly when the gap is wide (like on most YYF I’ve tried). To be fair, maybe I should adjust my throw as well.

I used to have this problem until i switched to a thinner string. Cloud strings made that problem go away entirely. At least they did for me. I used to have the same issue.

Also, after the 3rd bearing in my peak2 i found one that was much quieter. Put the noisy bearing in another throw and while it had a tiny noise to it was was worlds quieter than it was in my peak2 so. . .i dunno. :slight_smile:

Yess! I put some thinner string on and it is better. Counterintuitive at first to use thinner string in a bigger gap but when I think about why the “thunk” is happening, it makes sense. Cheers!

Huzzah! ;D

The Peak 2 is amazing, and is a wonderful substitute for the Peak 1.

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