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YoPete525

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(?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« on: August 26, 2012, 04:56:45 PM »
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Hi all,

I'm wondering if you guys can help me ID a few of these yo-yos, because I can't for the life of me remember their model names or relative worth.


First up is a Buzz-On:
IDENTIFIED as a Nemesis with a bearing swap, thanks everyone









Not sure if the patent was ever granted for those spacers... anyway, it's black with metal weight rings, and uses a medium sized bearing and standard friction stickers.  For reference, here is an Element X, which is similar, but the weight rings are flush with the outer edge, and it uses a large sized bearing:








Next up is another Buzz-On yo-yo, this one using a medium sized bearing but rather than metal weight rings, has rubber ones:
IDENTIFIED as a Blaze, thanks Sparhawk







The rings also don't stay in, so this yo-yo can't really be used in its current state.  When they fly out, the caps fly out as well.


Last up is a YoYoJam, entirely plastic, half starburst/half o-ring response.  The non-axle/starburst hubcap side has formed cracks in the plastic.
IDENTIFIED as a Triple Jam, thanks Sparhawk










If anyone can help me identify the models of these yo-yos it would be much appreciated.

Feel free to take a gander at the rest of my collection as well, because this is the showcase forum:



Thank you!
« Last Edit: August 26, 2012, 09:22:01 PM by YoPete525 »

sparhawk

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2012, 05:30:27 PM »
white one is a blaze
the yoyojam is a triplejam

thinking the other might be a nemesis but not sure


sparhawk

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2012, 05:31:19 PM »
http://www.yoyowiki.org/wiki/Buzz-On_Nemesis

rings definately look like a nemesis so that's my bet


YoPete525

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2012, 05:54:43 PM »
It certainly looks like the Nemesis, but it uses a different bearing size.  The other two seem to be spot on though, good looks.

sparhawk

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2012, 06:37:06 PM »
maybe a capless bushido. Only other one with those rings I can think of atm


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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2012, 07:33:23 PM »
First one is definitely a Nemesis; the Bushido has brass rings under the cap. I believe all Buzz-ons were sold in all bearing sizes in 2004. Either that or someone just put in the small bearing because they liked it.
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Jayyo

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2012, 08:46:10 PM »
The nemesis was easily switchable to a small bearing and medium bearing spr size, so Im pretty sure that is a nemesis.


That collection is full of awesome classics, really nice older stuff in there.

Your nickname reminds me allot of Peter Stevens old nickname, wasn't sure if you were him or not, haha.

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YoPete525

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2012, 09:19:14 PM »
To be honest, the name Bushido sounds a lot more familiar to me than Nemesis, but it's definitely true that with those spacers the bearings are interchangeable.

@Jayyo that's me, I have no idea what kinds of yo-yos have come out since ~2006 or what's been going on lately.

Jayyo

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2012, 10:48:48 PM »
Oh wow, awesome.

Your style always blew my mind and it was awesome getting to see you throw in person the few times I did, your stuff had a huge influence on the direction I wanted to take my 1A, crazy seeing you post on the nation, haha.

Stuff has changed quite a bit, yoyos, style, contest, but your old freestyles are still shared around to this day as people still see stuff they can get inspiration and elements from.

Getting off topic, but yeah, cool to see you around.

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YoPete525

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2012, 09:59:06 AM »
Thanks Jayyo, it's nice to be back in the community for a little bit, glad I offered some inspiration.

Here's another one, this is a beautiful hand-painted Duncan looping yo-yo, anyone know the model and who painted it?










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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2012, 05:17:34 PM »
Looks to me like a clear Duncan ProYo painted by John Higby (that's him and his wife, Rebecca, on the caps).
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YoPete525

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2012, 03:53:27 PM »
Yes that sounds about right, thank you!

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Re: (?) Yo-Yo Identification [Image Heavy]
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2012, 11:39:27 PM »
Great collection man I'm digging the yoyojams on the bottom.