3537. >lg-san   User: Anonymous   Post date: 2022/05/06(Fri) 23:24:56          
> Yesterday I bought myself an offical Duncan Imperial Yo-yo, and I set them up as how the instructions had told me to. I cut the string to my proper height, made a slipknot to properly wrap around my middle finger, and threw it as the instructions told me to.
> This is the type of yoyo that im dealing with: https://www.yo-yo.com/Shared/Images/Product/Imperial/Duncan_Imperial_Asst._3124IM-FS1-a.png
> Somehow, I can't seem to throw a fast Spinner (aka: a Sleeper) and the yoyo will usually bounce back up on its own to my hand or bounce and turn until it dies out. I tried taking the string out and putting it back in (both single loop and double loop) and ended up with getting a Spinner only 50% of the time I throw the yo-yo. 
> If anyone who knows things about yo-yo's do you have any tips? (;´Д`)

I use to be really into yoyos when I was a kid,
the imperial is not really that great of a sleeper to begin with it is more 
of a looping yoyo. Although my speed beetle which is pretty much the same design is 
like perfectly tuned for sleeping and looping. I can't remember if the imperial 
has proper bearings or just an axel, or if it has friction pads. 
either way lube+ possibly adding a spacer on each side of the bearing is 
usually how you make a yoyo less responsive. maybe try to just loosen the 
yoyo a bit if possible to widen the gap. If it has friction pads, you 
gotta wear them out JUST enough so it sleeps but will still grab when you pull it.

Reference: 2022/05/05(Thu) 22:51:34

3527. Duncan Imperial Yo-yo help?   User: lg   Post date: 2022/05/06(Fri) 04:51:34             
Yesterday I bought myself an offical Duncan Imperial Yo-yo, and I set them up as how the instructions had told me to. I cut the string to my proper height, made a slipknot to properly wrap around my middle finger, and threw it as the instructions told me to.
This is the type of yoyo that im dealing with: https://www.yo-yo.com/Shared/Images/Product/Imperial/Duncan_Imperial_Asst._3124IM-FS1-a.png

Somehow, I can't seem to throw a fast Spinner (aka: a Sleeper) and the yoyo will usually bounce back up on its own to my hand or bounce and turn until it dies out. I tried taking the string out and putting it back in (both single loop and double loop) and ended up with getting a Spinner only 50% of the time I throw the yo-yo. 

If anyone who knows things about yo-yo's do you have any tips? (;´Д`)

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