HomeNewsExhibitsYo-YosMemorabiliaRelated Skill ToysArtProfiles & HistoryPatents & ResourcesMessage BoardAbout UssupportOneDropDuncanYoYoExpert
Random Exhibit
Cheerio
School Instructor single wing

Sites of Interest
YoYoExpert.com
Online Store

Anti-Yo The Business (mini)
Exhibit #2992
TypeProduction
ShapeConcave )-(
AxleBearing
ColorPurple/Gold
PackagingBoxed
ConstructionMulti-piece aluminum
Diameter49 mm
Width35 mm
GapFixed
Weight66 gm
ConditionMint
Number Produced450
Date2007
OwnerRick Brough
Compare

Anti-Yo was started by Kiya Babzani and Sonny Patrick out of the San Francisco Bay area in 2004. Their first released yo-yo was the Fluchs. The official Anti-Yo website remained online for a number of years despite the company not releasing anything new since 2012. However, sometime in 2018 their site was taken offline. The anti-yo domain now points to a clothing store. Anti-Yo Yo-Yos is considered out-of-business now.

The Busine$$ (its official spelling), released in January, 2007 was a mini yo-yo made from 6061 aluminum. It used a patented Dif-e-yo KonKave ball bearing axle and black Kentaro response pads. The yo-yo also featured a Slip Matte finish. It was officially released on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21, 2007. Aside from the engraved symbology on both halves, there are no other identifying marks. The yo-yo halves were described by Anti-Yo as "half burnt sunshine and half purp' symmetrical halves".

This model originally came in a small green box that was sealed with an Anti-Yo sticker. The yo-yo was still accessible by opening the two flaps on the box bottom. An original, in-the-box Buzine$$ yo-yo is rather unique. The yo-yo came packed with an instruction sheet, a single US $1 bill, and a modest amount of shredded (read: messy) US paper currency that served as a cushion around the yo-yo and its rims. Anti-Yo was known for including random small trinkets and other unique items in their product boxes. (For example, see also the original box contents of the Fluchs model.).

Supposedly 450 of The Busine$$ were made.

Original retail price: $90 US.

To see all mini yo-yos in this museum, in the left panel, click Exhibits.
In the right pane, in the Name/Model field, type mini, then click Browse.
Other Views
Profile
Internals
Boxed, inside
Complete contents

compare
2005-2023 Software © David W. Hall & Grahame BaptieWright
Content by David W. Hall & Rick Brough