This new Raptor is the signature model of our own Shibuya store manager (and legend in his own right), Shingo Terada, AKA Terry. This yo-yo is small size and easygoing, just like the man himself!
Terry pulled from the past, adopting a soft curved body that pulled him into freehand in the first place. The famous round profiles of the earlier Duncans made it hard to put these yo-yos down, and Terry wanted to bring back that nostalgia, but in a modern package that obeys your every command. The soft catch is really smooth and pleasant, and you can adjust the yo-yo’s weight by installing the plastic side caps, another nod to the past. The caps also give you an opportunity to customize the coloring of your Raptor, an added personal touch. It’s easy to find this yo-yo at your hip more often than not.
*with side caps installed, the weight bumps up to 64.2 grams.
Comes with: Candy Dice and a set of Raptor Caps (2pc)
[Comment from Terry]
The new Raptor is designed with the same side face and overall body shape as the past, with the same response pads as the MKT, and the inverse round profile as the Strix in order to minimize sleep loss and get the most out of your throw. Compared to the 53.5mm diameter of the old Raptor, we’ve succeeded in sizing the new one down even further, giving you an incredible sense of torque in a very small package. All of those updates, without losing sight of the original Raptor, gives the new Raptor a refreshing sense of originality. Of course, the new Raptor is compatible with Duncan’s FH Zero side caps, giving you a chance to really make it yours. If you’re a Duncan fan, you’re going to love the new Raptor!
Music: Eric Skiff – Ascending – Resistor Anthems – Available at http://EricSkiff.com/music