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Aerobie Megatop – Ultra High Performance Spinning Top Review and Giveaway {CLOSED}

You may have seen my Aerobie Skylighter Flying Disc review and giveaway but I have more good news.  Aerobie did it again with yet another great product your family will enjoy!  I remember when I was a kid, we would play with little spinning tops all the time.  The Aerobie Megatop is something else!  The top is unique from your ordinary spinning tops and I’ll tell you why.

I was sent an Aerobie Megatop for our use and review and we love it.  It’s really fun to play with and this spinning top is so unique that you can actually toss and catch it and keep it spinning!  Sounds pretty cool huh?!

The Megatop is made of a very durable see-through plastic.  It has a little weight too it but not a whole lot.  It also comes with a catching plate, winding string and a spin booster.  It’s shaped a little like a yo-yo.  To get the Megatop spinning, you slip the looped part of the string around your finger.  The other end of the string is knotted.  You slide the knotted end of the string in the notch along the grooved side of the Megatop.  The string will stay in place so there isn’t any worries about it falling off there.  Wrap the sring completely around the Megatop in the groove, then you backhand throw it near the hard surface you are spinning on and snap back to stop at the desired location.  The string will come off leaving the Megatop spinning on it’s own.  It will spin for a good while too!  It’s really fun to watch.  Our youngest LOVES watching it go especially when it bumps something because it bounces away from objects and keeps going.  The spin booster is great too for when it starts to lose a little speed.  The Megatop can actually achieve 3000+ RPM spin rates!

Each side of the Megatop has a different tip.  One side is a rounded long spin tip for when you just want it to spin for as long as possible.  The other side has a traveling tip which is the side you want to use for tossing and catching it.  Yes, I said tossing and catching a spinning top!  How do you do this you ask?  Well, you wrap the string around, hold the catching plate with one and hand and give the Megatop a little toss into to air snapping back on the string.  This part takes a little skill because when you catch it on the catching plate, you don’t want to keep your arm stiff.  You want to move the plate ever so slightly whichever way you need to, to catch the top and keep it spinning.  You can then toss it to some one else and they do the same thing and toss it back!  Check it out below!

The age recommendations are ages 8 years and older.  Our 10 year old daughter took a few tries to figure out how to toss and catch it but she got it quicker than I did.  I still take three or four tries before I can do it every time I try.  Now she on the other hand can do it without a problem.  Our 5 year old doesn’t have the coordination to do it but he is under the age recommendation.  However, he can get it spinning on his own just by getting it started on the kitchen floor.

I think the Aerobie Megatop is really fun to play with.  It’s really entertaining and keeps the kids busy for quite some time.  I can honestly say that I don’t think I have ever seen a spinning top spin as long or as fast as the Megatop and I sure haven’t came across another that can be tossed and caught!  With the Megatop, you can play with it in so many ways – there are all kinds of games you can make up.  If you have more than one, get them all spinning in one area as they bump and battle each other to see whose stays spinning longest or see how many tricks you can come up with!  We think it’s great!

Buy It:  The Aerobie Megatop is sold online at and other retailers and retails at $9.99.  Check Aerobie website for more information!

Win It!  Thanks to Aerobie, one of my lucky DustinNikki Mommy of Three readers will win an Aerobie Megatop for themselves!  Winner will receive a random color.

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Giveaway is open only to the US and Canada only.  Giveaway will end February 6 @11:59pm EST.   Winner will be chosen using Winner will have 48 hours to respond after I contact via email. If winner does not respond, a new winner will be chosen. Good Luck!

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The product was sent to me for free by the company for my use and review. I was not paid to write my review and my opinions are 100% my own.
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About Nicole Anderson

My name is Nicole and I write DustinNikki Mommy of Three. I enjoy writing product reviews and hosting giveaways. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 20 years and we have three kids. When I am not terribly busy running someone to band or soccer practices, I find some time to write. I also like to write about my kids, family and life. My family enjoys the outdoors - hiking, canoeing, and exploring things we haven't seen or been before. Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog!
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