POPstar Bgrade

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YoYoFactorySKU: yyf-popstar_b-black

Color: Black
Sale price$25.99 Regular price$1,990.00


YoYoFactory - POPstar

The super mini-sized POPstar really pops!

Just from the photos, there isn't anything too unusual about the POPstar... until you realize that its diameter is a tiny 43mm! It's like a keychain-sized full metal version of the Protostar... or a tiny Rockstar, if you like.

A tiny Rockstar isn't a completely unreasonable way to describe the POPstar, as it posesses plenty of capabilities in its tiny frame. Its splendid outward appearance barely hints at how profoundly it spins. It's really a serious undersized model, well suited for intricate tricks like Chopsticks and Protrusion. It also makes a great collection piece, with its unusual size and shape.

Since it takes up so little space, you can sneak it into your bag or pocket so you'll always have a yo-yo on hand. If you haven't experienced the fun that can be had with an undersized yo-yo, why not give it a try now?

"What is B-Grade?"
In 2009, YoYoFactory started selling a selection of "outlet" items at events. Calling them "B-Grades," that name has spread throughout the yo-yo world, and is now a common term.
At B-Grade sales, you can pick up excellent yo-yos with mild imperfections, discolorations, marks or scratches. These make them less desirable as finished products, but they're still great yo-yos and totally playable, meaning you can get a high quality throw for a bargain price. As a result, B-Grade sales have become very popular.

"What kinds of B-Grades are there?"
The majority of B-Grades have small discolorations or cosmetic blemishes from the anodization process. These are known as "C-Types," whereas yo-yos that are not perfectly balanced and have some vibes are called "V-Types." Some may have both types of imperfection; it's always good to double check

Important Points:
B-Grades are outlet products because for one reason or another they haven't met the maker's standards for their products, things to look out for include:
-color imperfections, finish may look dull or scratched
-bearing or response pads aren't well installed or working properly. Often, switching out these parts will address these issues.
-Bearings or pads may differ from the standard product model.
-Artwork or logos may differ from the standard model.
-Other issues may exist, but nothing so bad as to make the yo-yo unplayable.

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More Information

Brand YoYoFactory
Series None
Signature -
Style String Trick (1A, 3A, 5A)
age 8+
Designed In USA
Release Year 2010
Weight (g) 66.5
Diameter (mm) 43.8
Width (mm) 32.0
Trapeze Width (mm) 30
Body Shape Step Straight
Body Material Aluminum
Rim N/A
Bearing Type Ball 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

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Bring out the tools

Yoyofactory said there will be dents and sure enough, two dents on mine, one near the response area. This is why I take my yoyo apart for inspection before playing, it reduces the chance of it flying off to make other stuff B grades too. There is also one pad missing and the entire finish is pretty rough. Took a file and worked out the dents, then a ceramic knife sharpening rod to buff out the flat. After that I brushed the entire thing with a spare toothbrush. This now plays dead smooth.


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