After playing with this yoyo I am amazed at how good this yoyo plays and am surprised that this is actually a MagicYoyo. The Plastic Skyva was okay but the metal version gave it abilities that the original didn’t, specifically finger grinds. This yoyo only had a few but very little flaws that kept it from being a 5/5 throw.
First off, while playing horizontally I noticed that it was a bit difficult to catch the yoyo on the string if I was for example doing a horizontal Eli hop. It was just a tad narrow and would’ve been better if it was a tad wider than it is. The second problem was the inner cup grinds, but I’m not talking about finger spins because those are perfect. I’m talking about talon and thumb grinds. The only ledge you really have to do those types of grinds is the section of the face where it starts leading in to the finger spin dimple. It is very rounded and far from the outer section in the diameter of the yoyo. This would’ve been better it the place where it starts leading into the dimple was closer to the outer section of the face and a bit flatter.
Other than that, the playability of this yoyo is fantastic. I highly recommend this yoyo to anyone who loved the original skyva.
After playing with the MagicYoyo Carpfin I found out some of it’s strengths and weaknesses. Lets start off with strengths. The MagicYoyo Carpfin is a very stable yoyo that will power through your techy tricks. It is very good at horizontal play, finger spins, and finger grinds. Now lets get into some of it’s weaknesses. The yoyo can be a little too heavy sometimes so doing speed is not too excellent here. Also, since the face of the yoyo is very glossy, it can be difficult to do talon grinds and thumb grinds.
Overall, if you are a mainstream techy player, then this yoyo is for you. This is a fun yoyo and definitely a must in everyone’s collection.
Playing with this yoyo is very satisfying. It plays according to your style whether is is speed, tech, and generally hits your tricks very well. The only tricks that I have trouble with are horizontal tricks. Since the yoyo is zero wall and very v-shaped, it tends to wonder away from the horizontal axis.
Grinds are very good on this yoyo. The only thing that I would want to be different is the lazer engravings in the face of the yoyo. They make it sort of difficult to do horizontal finger spins because it gives your finger nail a scratchy feeling. If the lazer engravings weren’t there, finger spins would be a whole lot better.
Overall, I highly recommend this to be a fun yoyo in anyone’s collection.
When I first pulled the yoyo out of the box, the plastic is not like any other plastic yoyo that I’ve owned before. I felt like a piece of furniture. The yoyo also had a string on it ready to cut to my own height, that’s a plus!!! When I first threw the yoyo, it had a tiny bit of vibration and wasn’t that good for finger grinds because of the bulgy shape, similar to the YoyoFactory Replay Pro and The YoyoFactory Aviator 1 and 2. Although, it can do finger spins pretty well because of the gift concave space on the face of the yoyo.
I was a little disappointed with the limited ability to grind, but the playability totally made up for that!!! The yoyo hit my tricks pretty well and overall it is a fun yoyo and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to try something new.