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An Interview With Jeremy Park From Zip Line Strings

The Day Tripper is a new yo-yo I’m releasing this week with Zip Line Strings. To celebrate I wanted to share this recent Q & A video I did with Jeremy in his home studio. Thanks to everyone who contributed questions.

I’m still planning on releasing a new episode of PopCast that is all about “redirects” with modern responsive yo-yos, but there was an error with the footage I shot on Sunday, so I’ll have to reshoot it all sometime this week. I hope to have it up before the yo-yo launches.
The Day Tripper will be available on DoctorPopular.com AND ZipLineStrings.com at 5pm PST this Friday, January 15th. Price will be $85 USD.

Patreon members, don’t forget to use your 10% discount code when checking out!

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Black Friday deals on my most popular yo-yos

Pick up any of these yo-yos for just $60!


Keeping my Black Friday deal simple super this year, you can pick up any of the following yo-yos for just $60, no coupon necessary. Hurry, this deal ends Monday!

  • Weekender “Autumn” colorway– you’ll fall for this sharp looking orange and green responsive yo-yo.
  • Icarus Pink– The most popular color of this organic shaped bind-return yo-yo.
  • Bolt Part 2 Red– Keep this on the down-low, but this clear plastic is my favorite variation of the Bol2. It tends to keep its satiny finish the longest of any of the delrin colors.
  • Icarus Blue– The 2nd most popular color of this organic shaped bind-return yo-yo.
  • KnifeTank: The Shüffling– only $12.50 for this fantastic pocket-sized strategy game. A great stocking stuffer for any board gamers!
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Gold fundraiser for John Higby

It’s been a tough year for everyone, including performers like my friend John Higby. Recently a million foot high tree decided to take a nap on Higby’s new car. Luckily no-one was hurt, but it was just one more hard hit in an already bad year. There’s a little more info on the GoFundMe page that some friends set up for the John and his family.

John has been a huge influence over the years and has helped me out in so many ways that I’ve lost count, so I wanted to do something to help out too. I’ve already donated to the page, but I’m also doing a fundraiser here on DoctorPopular.com. I’m donating 100% of sales of my Gold Plated Executive Yo-Yos to John for the next 24 hours. I’ll only be able to do this for up to 10 yo-yos and this fundraiser ends at 3:30pm PST October 16th. Click here to purchase one and help John out.

These Gold Executives were originally made to celebrate my 20th year of yo-yoing, which is about how long I’ve known and admired Higby too. So I thought this was fitting.

John has also worked with me on a few music videos. He uses his hand drawn paintings, cuts them out, then animates them stop motion style on his phone. They look fantastic!

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Pop Art yo-yo, coming July 9th!

The Pop Art is a brand new collaboration between myself and Rain City Skill Toys! I’m really excited for you to try it!

Features:

The Pop Art features a slimline design for responsive play, but with some interesting design elements.

  1. Size A bearing – gives it that real classive feel with a smooth tug-response
  2. Response – The extra-wide gamer pads to give the string more surface to grab
  3. The gap – Slim catch zone with high walls, broken up by a pair of “Schmoove Grooves” combining for snappy, predictable response.
  4. Cup – The hub is a wide, tapered aluminum insert that ends at a high Delrin wall. This allows for pull starts and other tricks that are fun with responsive 1a and 5a play
  5. Light weight but well balanced for snappy stalls and regens.

The first release of the Pop Art will also include the new Rain Drop counterweight from Rain City Skills (Base Bead edition). Doc Pop get’s really creative with a trick style called “Responsive Freehand”, taking advantage of the responsive throw for some neat stall tricks that verge on Begleri play!

Specs:

Weight – 52.6g

Diameter – 59.9mm

Width – 32.5mm

Available July 9th at 5pm Pacific from

DoctorPopular.com
Raincityskills.com
Yoyosam.com
Yoyoexpert.com
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Videos:

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An interview with Markmont

In this episode of PopCast, I chat with one of my oldest friends in the yo-yoing, Mark Montgomery. We’ve known each other for nearly 20 years and I always love hanging out with him and chatting about anything.

Big thanks to all of my Patreon sponsors for help making these shows possible. I’m hoping to grow my audience more, so if you like the work I’ve been doing, please help support the show on Patreon.com/docpop.