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Throw Monkey
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Manufacturer Duncan
Release date 2005
Shape Butterfly
Color Various
Weight 70.9 grams (68.9 grams for 2010 re-release)
Dimensions Diameter: 63mm
Width: 42.19mm (42.96mm for 2010 re-release)
Trapeze Width: 33mm
Material Plastic with rubber rims and laminated paper pogs
Bearing size Size A Duncan
Response system Original: Friction Stickers
2010 Version: Duncan Silicone Stickers (small bearing)
The Throw Monkey is a 5A yo-yo by Duncan, first released in 2005 as part of the Hardcore series. It was designed to be used for both counterweight and offstring play, although many players had also used it for string play.

It features a ball bearing axle, take-apart design, Friction Sticker response (2010 version features Silicone Stickers), adjustable gap (not included in the 2010 re-release) and over-molded rubber rims. It also comes included with a bouncy ball-type counterweight called a Monkey Weight.

Most advanced players had used their Throw Monkeys with only one friction sticker, and then when it wears out completely, they can put another sticker into the other side. Others had also silicone-recessed their Throw Monkeys for more advanced play.




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