Photography by Eric Chu



Spin-activated lights for your butterfly.

By Eric Chu

There aren’t many low-budget ways to customize one’s yo-yo. The most common ones are painting or dyeing; both look great, but they’re limited: paint chips off, and dyeing is only for plastic yo-yos.

Being a yo-yo fanatic, I regularly visit the blog for yo-yo news. There I recently read about spin-activated LED side caps that fit into the side of yo-yos. These are low-cost ($6) and look very cool; unfortunately, they come in only one ...

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