Cleaning your YoYo Bearing

I’ve been getting a lot of people asking lately about their bearing’s performance and their YoYo becoming too responsive, so I thought I’d better write some info about cleaning YoYo bearings. So, when do you need to clean your bearing?  Here’s a few things to look out for: Your bearing is making excessive noise when you throw your YoYo Your YoYo is becoming too responsive (ie. it’s coming back up to your hand...

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How to tune your YoYo

So, I read somewhere about a certain brand of YoYos being hand-tuned by their creator (I think it was HSpin YoYos), and it peaked my interest – so what does tuning a YoYo actually mean? After a quick google I found a great little forum entry over at entitled, “How to tune a yo-yo with a set screw axle“.  Have a quick read, and then come back here for my experience following these instructions. Ok –...

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Talkin’ Technical

I’ve included this blog category to talk about technical aspects of YoYoing.  Remember, I’m still fairly new to this too – so I’m trolling the web finding out where to find the best information on different YoYo subjects.  When I find something interesting or useful I’ll post links to it from here. Get YoYoing! Matt.

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