YoYos for the School store.


#1

So I am a middle school teacher… I know I know.

Anyway, we are starting a school store where the students can use tickets they get for doing good stuff, or money to buy things.

I wanna stock some yoyos in the store and I don’t really want crap.
On the other hand, it can’t be that expensive because the school does not have a lot if money.
(My proposal to get a case of Dark Magic IIs was shot down.)

So I need three levels of yoyos. Some that are not expensive, but not cheap, (along the lines of a duncan butterfly or imperial), then something a little nicer, then the top would probably be in the Journey, Kickside range.

So like $5, $10, and $15.

So what would you guys suggest?


(Chase Baxter) #2

That’s pretty cool! Here are some of my suggestions:

$5: http://shop.yoyoexpert.com/product/155/YYF-Firedog

$10: http://shop.yoyoexpert.com/product/42/Duncan-Pulse

$15: http://shop.yoyoexpert.com/product/5/YYJ-Journey

There are MANY others but I picked the Firedog since it is nice and cheap, the Pulse because it lights up and the Journey because it is a pretty popular plastic yoyo. Good Luck!


#3

Excellent suggestions sir.

Thanks!

Is there a butterfly version of the firedog?


#4

no but instead of the pulse you could try a yyf fast 201 they are great beginner to intermediate yoyos and they come with a trick list competition thing  http://shop.yoyoexpert.com/product/27/YYF-Fast-201


(Q) #5

Send an email to YoYoJam and they can hook you up with some Projams and DragonJams.


#6

And you can always get some of the Lyn Fury, Kicksides, Speedmaker and such… although you’d probably need silicone/string/O-rings/bearings/lube as well.


#7

I agree. YYFactory might be worth a try also. Just getting their brand in front of young, impressionable eyes might get you a big discount on that case of Dark Magics.


(JG) #8

No offense, but i got tickets for doing good things when i was like 5


#9

I know what you’re saying. I thought it would be dumb at first too. But, if you could get tickets and trade them in for a kickside, wouldn’t that peak your interest?


#10

And your problem is???


(Q) #11

Truth!


(Chase Baxter) #12

I was going to suggest talking to YoYoJam or YoYoFactory but I wasn’t sure if the mods would appreciate that :stuck_out_tongue:

Here are YoYoFactory and YoYoJam’s contacts:

YoYoFactory: http://www.yoyofactory.com/contact/index.php

YoYoJam: http://yoyojam.com/contact/


#13

Thanks guys. I sent off some emails.
I hope the mods don’t have a problem with it. When we do buy stuff, I will definitely get if from here.


(Q) #14

Mods?
We don’t need no stinkin’ mods.

Kiddingmodspleasedon’tbanme.


(Chase Baxter) #15

You might want to buy some 5 packs of string in some cool colors like green, yellow, mixed colors, pink, red, blue, etc. I wish my school had something like that!

EDIT: I forgot to add, If you would like some cool strings in 5 Packs, I can make some and sell it to you. I can do mixed colors or plain colors. I sell them for $4 shipped but if you bought more than 1 pack it would be $3 a pack NOT INCLUDING SHIPPING


#16

ByeBye, 8)


(Q) #17

noooooo!

-vanishes into a pile of ash-


#18

So I mailed off letters to all the major yo-yo manufacturers (even the one that shall not be named) and the only response I got was from Yo-Yo Factory.

But, they sent me 12 fast 201s and some sling things to clip the yo-yo to your belt with so that was pretty cool.

The kids are really excited, and have already learned some cool tricks.
Now they realize just how bad their dollar tree yo-yos were…even if they did come with candy inside them. ::slight_smile:


#19

That’s awesome. I’ve always liked the FAST Straps as opposed to a pocket.


#20

I wAs gunna say the velocity is kool, so maybe something to consider in the future