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Jack

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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2014, 10:10:49 PM »

(Note: I split this from the Koma why so cool thread)

These tops are called Zuguri Koma. I found an announcement for the 27th (!) national ("all-Japan") contest next February in the town of Tsugaru, in the north of the main island: link. From the photos there it must be the same place where those videos where filmed.



I need to get a Zurugi snow top for my collection, although I won't be able to properly test it in San Antonio  :P

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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2016, 02:19:04 AM »

Whoa, thank you so much for that info.

I had been hunting for one of these for so long until last year. I only knew it was a snow top.

I visited the Spinning Top Museum in Nagoya, Japan and bought 3 of these. Not as nice or large as the one in those videos though.

I'm bummed I didn't buy more.

Check out mine :)
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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2016, 04:14:09 AM »

WHAOUWHAOU SUPER HYPRA GOOD
AND TOP ARE VERY NICE SHAPE BYE LUDO
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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2016, 04:29:13 AM »

Whoa, thank you so much for that info.

I had been hunting for one of these for so long until last year. I only knew it was a snow top.

I visited the Spinning Top Museum in Nagoya, Japan and bought 3 of these. Not as nice or large as the one in those videos though.

I'm bummed I didn't buy more.

Check out mine :)

welcome home sir @-@
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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2016, 06:34:20 AM »

hble - you were in Nagoya?  And you were at the spin top museum?  That is so cool.  Welcome to our forum. 

Snow tops sound very interesting.  Thanks for the pics.
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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2016, 12:05:35 PM »

Thanks for the warm welcome. I'll have to make a post soon of my collection and some pictures from my trip to japan.
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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2016, 12:21:36 PM »

Welcome to the forum! I look forward to the photos of your collection.

I also got a zuguri or jiguri koma when I visited the Nagoya museum in 2015. I got one with a double cup:



But it has not snowed in San Antonio  :P
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Re: Zuguri Koma
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2016, 01:32:26 PM »

hble: Welcome! Looking forward to your photos.

ta0: If you'd like to try your top in some fine Colorado powder this winter, you're welcome to stay with us. But you'll have to teach me to throw.   :D
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« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2019, 08:46:00 PM »

[Moderator: moved to this thread]

This is a fun video of an "ice tops" competition.
Seems to be a length of spin contest and very large tip radius of curvature seems the norm.




Trying to post a live link to this:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_mG1-phsvg
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