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Duncan Toys


The Duncan Toys YouTube channel celebrates the technical, artistic, and performance aspects of contemporary yo-yo culture.

Founded in 1929, Duncan Toys is arguably the most influential force in yo-yos. Through their YouTube channel, Duncan Toys creates a place for new and experienced yo-yo players to explore everything from basic play to advanced tricks. The channel effectively positions yo-yo play as a contemporary pastime while paying homage to the company’s historic roots. Playlists allow viewers to hone in on their specific area of interest; from competitions to basic moves and advanced tutorials. Prepare to be amazed!

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Discover books, magazines, podcasts, and blogs that celebrate toy history, pop culture, and collecting.