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YoYoFactory Team Edition 401k
Exhibit #1130
TypeSpecial Release
ShapeConcave )-(
ColorBlue & Silver
ConstructionMulti-piece aluminum
Diameter2.25" Dia
Weight68 g
Estimated Value$200
ConditionMint in Package
OwnerDavid Hall

The 401k represented another major innovation in yo-yo technology, as we've come to expect from the Van Dan Elzens. Hans and his team at YoYoFactory created the first yo-yo with an adjustable response system. Shuttles around the bearing move in or out, depending on how you adjust the knob on the outside of the yo-yo. So response can be increased or reduced, depending on how you advance or retract the shuttles.

While the 401k came with starburst response, stickers could be also used, making this a very flexible design. Look carefully at the shuttle around the bearing, and adjustment knob on the outside.

The Team editions were a special color combination, with team logo engraved on the rims, with rubberize response shuttles and velour finish.

Only 55 of these team editions were made. Most were Blue & Silver, but some special colors were mixed in with the shipments to stores.
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