ERCIM Battle Grade

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SengokuSKU: sengoku-ercim_battlegrade-silver_black
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ERCIM Battle Grade

Be advised: This is the b-grade outlet model of the ERCIM, and although they are deemed playable, may have some vibes. Please consider this when making your purchase

A full metal yo-yo the likes of which we haven't seen before. ERCIM makes possible some pretty nostalgic tricks!

Have you ever seen a yo-yo mount on the outside of the body? Back in the day, this mod used an extra long axle that extended out from the sides of the yo-yo (a little bit like onedrop's side effects), creating a new surface on which you could mount the yo-yo string. The ERCIM sports a set of special side caps that make this kind of trick possible. Not only can you mount the yo-yo normally, but with the unique body design, it's possible to mount on the string on the "outside" surface peeking from the side face. This design is different from the original long axles that were used, and this means there's plenty of potential for new trick development using the ERCIM. As an added bonus, this side face has another special property that makes it great for practicing a newer kind of trick: fingerspins. The cone-shaped cap zeroes in on your fingertip and centers itself immediately, so even players who have never landed a fingerspin before can hit it easily.

We're not sure how well this design would serve on a contest stage, but that doesn't seem to be its intended purpose. The ERCIM is a novel, unique yo-yo meant for casual play, trick development, and a fun exploration of the possibilities of yo-yo.

You might be wondering what the name means; it's an acronym for "Electro Retro Combobulator Interdimensional Machine." This design lets you play on several different planes, bringing back an old idea in a new and exciting way. Despite its gimmicky appearance, we think the ERCIM is going to leave a lasting mark on Sengoku's history.

*If you're having any difficulty opening up the ERCIM, be sure to use your palms to apply some pressure to the protruding side caps as you unscrew them. Otherwise they may seem to spin freely without coming apart.

More Information

Brand Sengoku
Series None
Signature -
Style String Trick (1A, 3A, 5A)
age None
Designed In Japan
Release Year 2022
Weight (g) 65.1
Diameter (mm) 57.0
Width (mm) 48.08
Trapeze Width (mm) 37
Body Shape H-Profile
Body Material Aluminum (A6061)
Rim None
Bearing Type Center Trac Bearing
Bearing Size Size C (Large)
Response System Slim (OD 19mm)
Axle M4 x 10mm
Twist-apart Twist-Apart
Spacer None
Bind Bind Required
Surface Smooth Processed
Maintenance Pad/Sticker/O-Ring Change Required


StringC3 Pro String (Fat) x100
BearingCLYW x iYoYo Pixel Bearing
PadREWIND Japan Pad
MaintenanceYYF DARK MATTER Lubricant

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