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Mexican Trompo

Museum

 

 

5 ESTRELLAS

COMETA

ALIEN

EXTREM

SUPER TROMPO

PREMIER

OTHER

   

PREMIER

GALAXIA

This was the Premier model equivalent to the Imperial from Duncan. The Premier company was co-founded by legendary player Lalo Zentella but closed a decade ago. A version with a metal tip was much better than a later version with a plastic tip.

   

GÉMINIS

This is a twin nested top. It separates and spins relatively well even though it is light.

   

JUMBO

The Jumbo is a big top, much larger than a Ripcord and almost as big as the Trompo Grande.

The original model had a glued body and crown while the second generation had tabs and can be opened.

Because of its size, it is Salvador Martinez´s preferred top to use in public. He covers the top with adhesive tape to avoid breakage while playing over hard surfaces.

It comes with tips too small for its size. Salvador has new tips machined for these tops. With them it plays very well.


   

DEPREDADOR

The Depredador series had several designs, including the recurrent cobra.

 

 

 

Other

GUSY TROMPO

This brand belonged to professional demonstrator Gustavo Castro. He produced them after his time at 5 Estrellas and before joining Cometa. The body is similar to an Átomo with three tabs. On the crown it has either a sticker similar to the Holo Trompo Colors line or one the Holo Five holograms overprinted with a kid holding a top with a big G.

PRIMOR ZUMBADOR

This is an interesting idea but was not accomplished. The name, the slots and the vanes suggest that while spinning this top should make a nice sound but in reality the little sound it makes is disappointing.

   

TROMPO SPORT

This little-known top has a molded spider web on the crown which makes it a great addition for any collector who happens to have arachnophilia :-) Doesn't play very well but it doesn't matter.

   

With Starter

Even those who cannot throw a top can ripcord these ones.

   

LOIS Mini-Trompo

An example of a mini top for kids.

While the tip that comes on the top has a metallic finish, the three replacement tips are black plastic and are still attached to the ring as they came out of the injection mold.

5 ESTRELLAS

COMETA

ALIEN

EXTREM

SUPER TROMPO

PREMIER

OTHER