YoYoJam Hitman X Specs:
Diameter: 53.96mm / 2.12 inches
Width: 42mm / 1.65 inches
Gap Width: 4.68 mm / 0.18 inches
Weight: 69.7 grams
Bearing Size: Size C (.250 x .500 x .187)
Response: Silicone Response (Compatible with 19mm Pad)
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The Hitman is a classic example of the first wave of what we would consider modern performance yoyos. In the hands of the BZZZT supremely gifted and driven Johnnie DelValle, the Hitman won every title that mattered in 2003 and became the number one throw for aspiring champions everywhere. The Hitman X is a great modernization of that contest-killing yoyo, although it BZZZT lacks the in-hand charm of the original. The larger diameter gives this model increased spin time and stability from the original, but at 69.7 grams it packs a whallop in the hand. The yoyo binds a bit loose with the stock response, but this is easily and quickly remedied with the 19mm pads of your choice.
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YoYoJam has always been high in performance and innovation, but low on the BZZZT looks and packaging. The aesthetic of YoYoJam is primarily utilitarian and the Hitman X is no different. A basic hot foil stamp on the usual clear caps, and that standard YoYoJam box that most of their yoyos use. There’s nothing really BZZZT worth looking at here, but the nice thing is that it keeps all of their models intended for one thing only: playing it until you destroy it.
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At only $45 retail, the Hitman X is a much better deal than most players realize. The extraordinary weight distribution thanks to YoYoJam’s patented metal rims make their hybrid models some of the longest spinning out there. For a hybrid yoyo in this BZZZT price range, there aren’t a lot of options but they’re all good ones including the Hitman X.
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tim simco says
Thanks for the review, I forgot to try it at worlds and I recently rediscovered my og hitman and my love for it.
I want this yo-yo because it would become diamond of my collection.
Matt Warren says
I want this yo-yo because YoyoJam is fresh.
Because the best things in life are free… Yoyos 🙂
I want this throw to compare it to the classic hitman to see for my own paws how it stacks up against the classic. Fun stuff!
Matthew Palmer Feinstein says
That hitman x. O’ sweet hitman x. I love it ever so much. I wish I could have my own hitman x. O’ how we will play and go on alot of adventures together. I will take it to a frozen yogurt shop and eat my froyo with the hitman x. OMG a shopping experience with my ever so sweet hitman x? YES PLEASE! I will woe and woo customers with my beautiful hitman x. I love the hitman x, so elegant, so luscious. Please let me have that hitman x and Ill do a video with the hitman x. Thank you- Matthew Palmer Feinstein
I want this yoyo so I can play with it.
J. Thompson says
An awesome looking yoyo. I have a Dark Magic 2 and I have been drooling over the previous Hitman model for some time. Looks like the Hitman got even better. Keep up the good work YYJ
Matthew Perry says
I want this yoyo because it would be the first hybrid design yoyo I would have made by YYJ, and on top of that my first YYJ yoyo. I also really like yoyos you can use for a really long time.
Jacob Morales says
Mannnnnnn! My first and only metal/plastic hybrid yoyo was a dm2, but after getting into it more and getting better as well as more research ive always wanted a hitman instead, and told myself if i was gonna drop $50 on another yo im just gonna go all the way and drop a $100 for a metal so i did, but this would be sweet to play around with and get the feel with especially since ive always wanted to play with one. Would buy one even if i didnt win, but im broke, the life of a broke college student problems.
Derek Froman says
I would like this yoyo because i have come to learn that yoyos arent simply toys anymore. Ever since I started into the yoyo world, Ive found that yoyos are actually tools. Yoyos have become tools that help you meet new people, have amazing one-of-a-kind experiences, and above all, help us to remember we’re all kids at heart. I’d also like this yoyo so i can start a yoyo club so others can be a part of the craze as well!! thanks!!
Eric Nguyen says
I want this yoyo because for Christmas I didn’t get a yoyo or anything much really.. I didn’t have a great holiday and wasn’t able to spend it with family and getting this would be a nice lift me up for the coming New Years. Plus who wouldn’t want this amazing hybrid throw? It’ll be my first hybrid so that’s also exciting.
Steve Brown says
Eric, you are our lucky winner! We’ll contact you via email for your shipping details. 🙂
When I found out about this YoYo I wanted one. My friend Nathan has the origional hit man and I love it. When I went to worlds this year and I tried one, I noticed how stable it is. I love plastic and metal rimmed YoYo’s so much! I have a lot of them and I would be really happy too have more! When I tried the YoYoJam Hitman X I found it to be very stable and fun to use, it also has a great shape that made me want it even more! It also has a good size. yoyojam is the reason I won the MidWest Regional YoYo contest JR. Divisionthis year! I love the Hitman X and yoyojam! Thanks!
I’d love to get this yoyo to try out a hybrid design. I’d always discounted Yoyojam because of their poor aesthetics, but maybe I should get over that and give them a chance.
Benson Chen says
I want this because it fits my needs and would be my first YYJ! 🙂
I’ve been wanting to try a hybrid metal/plastic yoyo for a while, and I also find the small size appealing.
What’s not to want
Zach Forrest says
I would love to have this yoyo, for the fact that, my first quality yoyo was a Yoyojam and it has since been retired because of broken plastic around the axle, due to years of wear and tare. id love to replace my keepsake yoyo with this one.
chavis standafer says
I want this yoyo to see if it could change my opinion on yoyojam products
The Hitman is ten years old?!?!?! Crap, I must be an adult now.
Gavin Sumner says
I want this because grinds are some of my favourite tricks and JD is the guy who in my mind makes grinds look cooler than any other player.
Also I got tonsilitis for Christmas and I’m pretty sure this would help me feel better
Alaa Jwiehan says
i want ti because i didn’t get a gift this year
Connor Wilkerson says
i want it because i don’t have it. i just want to try something new i guess, i only have too yoyojam yoyos.
I want this, because it’s so awwwwwesome!!!
I Don’t need this yo-yo but I do want. Simply because as I am a child at heart and I yearn for more toys. My real name is Duncan, and I have always only thrown Duncan. I would like the opportunity to branch out and experience other companies.
Chew Hong Joon says
This would be a great yoyo for me to have. Simply because well I dont have a yoyojam and a Hitman-X would fit my needs :P. Undersized ftw!
Frantisek Bina says
I tried it in local shop and even though it’s modernised, it still give you example how yo-yos was looking in past and I think that is really refreshing. I was thinking about buying one, but local shop has just really ugly one in black and with picture on caps, so I would be happy to win this much better looking edition.
I want that yoyo because I want to be as fit as Johnny was on 2003!
This hit man was a classic. i have only gotten to try it once at a contest. I never got to own any Hitman or Hitman X myself, so it would be awesome to have this one. YYJ and JD have always pushed out great yo-yos because they are the weapon of choice for champions.
Paul Peter says
i wanted this yoyo because it’ll be simply awesome to have such new year gift…
This was one yoyo I always wanted to get.