Kyle Weems, owner of Kyo’s Toys, announced his first new production yoyo in more than 5 years and holy crap is it ever impressive.
The Death Robot Mg not only wins for best. yoyo. name. ever, but it also features a magnesium body and stainless steel weight rings. Because really, why not? Here are a few words from Kyle about why he chose these materials:
Magnesium is an incredible material. It is as strong as aluminum, but only 2/3 the weight. That means it does a fantastic job of ‘getting out of the way’ and allowing great freedom of design. It means allowing amazing weight placement without being heavy.
What’s the catch?
Magnesium is also expensive.. really expensive. In addition to that, it’s dangerous to machine (perfectly safe in final form) because the dust is explosive (among many other safety issues). Because of this, it’s not an easy material to use, but it’s well worth the effort.