Onedrop - Overture
A full metal measure that rocks a beautiful rounded shape, Overture hits the right key!
The Overture is a signature collaboration model between Onedrop and 2010 US Champion Sebastian Brock. The shape seems to be based on the Markmont Classic, with a body just slightly larger than full sized. The outer rim looks thin but carries a lot of the weight, giving the Overture a playfeel that will surprise you if you judge it on first sight. It fits softly into the hand, and has a really lovely playfeel to match. The beautiful round shape is not marred by any bumps or irregularities, just a smooth, classic profile that brings back the goodness of traditional round butterfly shapes. Using the classic side effect axle allowed Onedrop to lower the price and bring this modern piece of nostalgia into reach (Note: Overture is not compatible with side effects)
An Overture is an introduction and a start to something great.We are deeply honored to begin working with U.S. National Champion Sebastian Brock to bring his dream yo-yo into the world: The Overture. Sebby is a legend and has been at the top of the yo-yo competitive scene for more than a decade. He is also an innovative yo-yo artist with a unique style. He brings years of experience and perspective so we were thrilled to have the opportunity to build his yo-yo.We are also excited to have Max Naff in the collaboration to bring us the artwork.The approach to the collaboration was to build the yo-yo that Sebby has had in his mind and heart for a long time: a refinement of the classic organic yo-yo. Sebby’s yo-yoing is noted for plane-pushing and having many layers to the tricks, and as a result he was looking for big (58mm), stable, bead blasted yo-yo with a balanced distribution of weight that is tuned for his style. It feels good to return to a large retro hub that allows for a little extra center weight, a beefy and reliable 16mm axle and lots of style.
Besides being a top competitor, Sebby is well known for creating the The Alternative Freestyle Invitational which generally takes place at the World Yo-Yo Contest. He had the idea to showcase the art of yo-yoing without the pressure of the point system. He did this for the love of yo-yoing and inspiring players are all kinds to showcase their talents and style and hopefully inspire future players.
Sebby hopes the Overture will inspire your play and he says that it “slays with a soul”.
|Style||String Trick (1A, 3A, 5A)|
|Trapeze Width (mm)||43|
|Body Material||Aluminum (6061)|
|Bearing Type||10-Ball Bearing|
|Bearing Size||Size C (Large)|
|Response System||Flow Groove|
|Axle||M4 x 16mm|
|Maintenance||Pad/Sticker/O-Ring Change Required|
|String||C3 Pro String (Fat) x100|
|Bearing||CLYW x iYoYo Pixel Bearing|
|Maintenance||YYF DARK MATTER Lubricant|
The Overture slaps, hands down, one of the best OD throws imo. Y'all been sleeping on this amazing deal, so I'm scooping another one up.