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Duncan Eagle 1
Exhibit #2581
AxleTransaxle - Plastic
PackagingBubble Carded
ConstructionMulti-piece plastic
Diameter57 mm
Width29 mm
Weight45 gm
ConditionMint in Package
OwnerRick Brough

The Duncan Eagle 1 was designed for long spins times and looping. It used the main body molds from their popular Pro Z model (sans MOD Spacers and size A ball bearing), and changed the body material from polycarbonate to polystyrene. They also kept the price affordable by using a transaxle bearing system and a starburst response. As with most transaxle bearings you can modify the yo-yo's return sensitivity by adjusting the number of string wraps around the transaxle itself. This low maintenance, easy-to-use yo-yo is ideal for string tricks and looping.

The cap on one side is imprinted with the current regular Duncan logo that includes the text "The Original. World's #1". The opposite side is imprinted with "Duncan Eagle 1". The latter imprint is reminiscint of the Duncan Flying Eagle patches from the 1950s.

See also the Duncan Sonic Breath.

Collected July 29, 2016
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