Sneak Peek – The Steam Roller

Designed by a mystery yoyoer and about to be announced as a flagship yo-yo for a new company, here is a sneak peek at the Steam Roller.

  • Weight 64.5
  • Width 47.80
  • Diameter 49.15
  • Gap Width 4.40
  • Bearing size 5x10x5
  • Stock Response red flowable silicone


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'Sneak Peek – The Steam Roller' have 22 comments

  1. October 9, 2010 @ 5:07 pm Kanah

    It looks like hand rape. But I thought the same thing about the SPYY Rhonin and I got to try one of those at Nats. It’s now one of my top 3 favorite SPYY’s (that’s saying something).


  2. October 8, 2010 @ 5:12 pm snake/destremx

    Yoyodoc : i understand what you mean no offense ^^.

    Just wanted to had some datas coming from my own experience . I’ve seen so many good yoyos with bad reputation because ” it looks like it hurts”or “it’s a copy of that yoyo ” etc.
    I don’t have a problem with your comment, i just wanted to explain how this shape could be usefull (or not ahah)

    Anyway i would enjoy talking with you about yoyo technic, you must have learned many thing about it withing 12 years !


  3. October 8, 2010 @ 1:31 pm Paul Escolar

    I like it, it looks funny.


  4. October 8, 2010 @ 3:12 am Yoyodoc

    Uh; don’t look now but I was prepared for ‘your comment’ but I guess you only read what you want to read… lol
    “I am not saying the yoyo doesn’t/can’t be a good player. I have not even touched it.”

    I saw/see no problem ‘commenting’ based on 12 years of modding yoyos. My points were/are a view; not necessarily anything more. If everybody had to play a yoyo before they made comments; there would not be many comments; hahaha.
    >> You said,,,” Oh and yoyodoc, this edge you criticize isn’t useless, it reduces string frictions . It also affects the way the yoyo catches and keeps the strings in play . It can affect for example rejections” < Putting a radius on that sharp corner would have no disadvantage… Perhaps you should cut up yoyos a few hundred ways over a Decade of time and then suggest when I can ‘criticize something. And realize that my observations are not concrete criticisms. For example: that girl doesn’t look like she could dance(observation from across the room) that girl can’t dance(criticism made after finding out the girl actually can’t dance; lol).
    >> ‘every yoyo is unique’.. I am just a Yoyo Modder, but I may possibly have a ‘deeper understanding’ of performance characteristics than you may be aware of. I hope the yoyo is a Beast.. The concept is neat and I love the name.


  5. October 8, 2010 @ 1:18 am snake/destremx

    Oh and yoyodoc, this edge you criticize isn’t useless, it reduces string frictions . It also affects the way the yoyo catches and keeps the strings in play . It can affect for exemple rejections…

    Every yoyo is unic .. play it then comment …


  6. October 8, 2010 @ 1:15 am snake/destremx

    FIrst : Even if a yoyo looks like another it won’t play the same . Just try to find a totally new shape nowadays ! everything is about carateristics, mass repartition, response bearing etc

    Second : i don’t understand why it should hurt you more than another yoyo .. many yoyos have the same agressive profile and never hurt ! mu noctu for rexemple never hurted me ! this is a pointless argu. My worst injury was with a punchline !

    I enjoy the look of the yoyo but i wait to play it before telling anything about it …


  7. October 7, 2010 @ 5:03 pm Durfee

    yoyoer :
    it looks like an all metal x-con

    This makes me wonder if you’ve ever even seen an X-Con.

    Some people make the most idiotic comparisons between yoyos.


  8. October 7, 2010 @ 4:19 pm angelic_knight

    Kinda what I had in mind when I posted this:,83901.0/topicseen.html I love the shape so much!


  9. October 7, 2010 @ 12:45 pm yoyoer

    it looks like an all metal x-con


  10. October 7, 2010 @ 12:23 pm Jeremy Levine

    Snazzy. I dig for sure.


  11. October 7, 2010 @ 8:35 am Jeffreypang911

    noctu on steroids.

    impressive that there are no pulsation vibes.


  12. October 7, 2010 @ 7:13 am steamroller



  13. October 7, 2010 @ 3:01 am Yoyodoc

    To me it looks like a Great way for people that want to give Blood to the Red Cross but are afraid of needles. Just play that yoyo blindfolded for about 15 minutes and have a Bucket Ready<>Remember they only request a Pint at a time; hahaha.. PS> the wall transition to the gap; that ledge edge, has no performance advantage. And the outer edges simply show lack ‘Understanding basic ergonomic reasoning’. I am not saying the yoyo doesn’t/can’t be a good player. I have not even touched it. But I will say that ‘whacking out a yoyo that looks unfinished’ results in things that look like this one.


  14. October 6, 2010 @ 7:00 pm Adam Spencer

    sorry… to me this looks way to similar to a bass boost =(


  15. October 6, 2010 @ 4:46 pm Aldur

    tried it. not like what we’re used to, but then again, it works great. i’m sure more news will come soon. looking forward to the release !


  16. October 6, 2010 @ 4:00 pm RebelThrow

    reminds me of a DTI throw, kinda looks similar to the bassboost


  17. October 6, 2010 @ 2:20 pm alfredomascali

    It’s not a mistery at all! XD Visit Alexandre Valin facebook…


  18. October 6, 2010 @ 1:35 pm thatch

    Looks quite a bit like the 44 Clash special yoyo that’s being made for the contest. Or the new one from Yoyo Joker.


  19. October 6, 2010 @ 1:17 pm Brad Moss

    Wait… What? Why?


  20. October 6, 2010 @ 1:12 pm francesco salvi

    Looks like the calabron. Another xela product?


  21. October 6, 2010 @ 12:58 pm John Huber

    Steam Roller? More like String Cutter. That sharp edge in the catch zone doesn’t look like a fun time, IMO.


  22. October 6, 2010 @ 12:31 pm Kyle Dixon

    And people thought the Pyro was a soda can….


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