The yoyo and the process, as described by the manufacturers:
"We had a crazy idea. Have the guys from CLYW come visit the One Drop shop and design/manufacture a brand new collaboration yoyo from scratch all the while filming the whole process.
The result: 'the Summit'. The name really speaks for itself as this is a melding of a CLYW Avalanche and a One Drop Cascade. The name also refers to how this was a meeting of the minds.
Then we had an even crazier idea: release a small run at Cal States the following weekend! We weren't sure if this was even possible, as neither of us have ever made a yo-yo from scratch so quickly, but we were up for the challenge and wanted to try!
Over the course of 4 days we created what we think is one of the best yo-yos on the market today.
Day 1: Design
Day 2: Make a Prototype, while Jason Week works on Artwork
Day 3: Manufacture a Small Run and have Evan from Toxic Strings anodize them overnight
Day 4: Laser Engrave/Assemble/Package
We had team members from both companies on site including Jensen, Zach, Charles, Paul, Andrew, Jordan and JT to help with the design and testing on the spot. The first version played really well, but everyone agreed that it needed a little bit more weight, so a 2nd revision was done. Round 2 of prototyping yielded the final version and we all loved it!"
*** For intermediate/advanced players, this an non-responsive yo-yo capable of extremely long spin times. You will need to perform a "bind return" in order to make this yoyo return to your hand.