Date archives: April 2012

Posted April 25, 2012 at 11:34 am by Brandon Jackson

Singapore based yo-yo manufacturer Diamont Noir is now the second yo-yo company to license Duncan's patent for yo-yo counterweights and yo-yos that include a counterweight (Patent #6371824). Diamont Noir's president Iskandar Shah is a well known counterweight yo-yo player who took first place at the 2005 Asia Pacific Yo-Yo Championship, 2007-2011 Singapore National Yo-Yo Championships, and the 2011 Bali International Yo-Yo Open Championship using two counterweights attached to the yo-yo. This style is known as "Double Dice" or "Double D" style of counterweight yo-yo play.


Diamont Noir's first models to include counterweights are named "Celestial" and "Celestial Deuxieme". Both models will include a special counterweight system that allows the player to customize their counterweight preference.


We are excited to work with Diamont Noir and look forward to seeing them push the Freehand/5A/Counterweight style of yo-yo play to new levels!

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Posted April 21, 2012 at 9:41 am by Brandon Jackson

Congratulations to Duncan Crew Japan's Kazauki Sugimura & Takayuki "Marron" Kuriyama! Kazuaki took 1st in the 4A division and Marron took home 1st in the 5A division at the 2012 Western Japan Yo-Yo Contest!!

Photos by Kohta Watanabe

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Posted April 12, 2012 at 1:28 pm by Brandon Jackson

Coming Soon, the all new Butterfly XT! Based on the popular Butterfly, Butterfly XT is a take-apart design and features a large ball-bearing axle!

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Posted April 10, 2012 at 3:59 pm by Brandon Jackson

The all new Pro Z with MOD Spacers is now available at Toys R' Us stores!


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Posted April 7, 2012 at 9:42 am by Brandon Jackson

Wow! This is a must watch. Definitely one of the coolest Raptor videos we've seen!

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