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YoYoJoker Vortex
Exhibit #2639
TypeProduction
ShapeStandard (-)
AxleBearing
PackagingDisplay Boxed
ConstructionMulti-piece plastic
ResponseStarburst
Diameter58 mm
Width35 mm
GapFixed
Weight51 gm
ConditionMint
Date2015
OwnerRick Brough
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Vortex is the freshman looping yo-yo from Japan's YoYoJoker.

The Vortex uses a custom spacer made from duralumin. The spacer serves to unify the body design for the best performance, and ensures that the string gap remains constant. Because there are no special parts or yo-yo adjustments necessary to get great looping performance, this yo-yo is great for players who want to avoid having to constantly make modifications or tweaks. Although the looping feel can be adjusted using yo-yo maintenance oil. Uses a size K bearing, the same size used in YoYoFactory's Mighty Flea. Uses a starburst response.

Original retail price: 2970 Yen (about $25 US on December 26, 2016)
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