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 Post subject: Hog Wild Binary Disk
PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:46 pm 
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Does anyone know where these may be purchased? The Hog Wild Toy Co. (and Amazon.com) are out.


Also, according to Hog Wild, the descriptions and pictures of the two binary disks in the museum section are mismatched. This one (attached) is the binary disk.


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 Post subject: Re: Hog Wild Binary Disk
PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:29 pm 
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Good luck. They were out of stock when they first came out. Check Marketplace. The inventor sold the last of these a while back. (In a meeting and playing rather than listening) :oops:

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 Post subject: Re: Hog Wild Binary Disk
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:23 am 
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The one you have pictured here is the Double Think Binary Ring. To my knowledge it never went into production and only 4 of these (as prototypes) were sold directly from the inventer. I have 1 of them :)

See this thread: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=20625

If you want the other puzzle, the Double Disc, you can still find them on Amazon for really cheap (under $6!). I do recommend getting one.


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 Post subject: Re: Hog Wild Binary Disk
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:17 am 
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I bought mine in may 2011 at the Virgin Store (Vilaggio, Doha, Qatar). So I guess it DID went into production.

It's easy to solve and turnnig is not great btw.

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 Post subject: Re: Hog Wild Binary Disk
PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:56 am 
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They were on Amazon for a while, I bought one, but was refunded my money about 3 months later for one reason or another. I think Rob managed to get one, but can't remember if it was him or someone else. But yes, they did sell for a while.

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 Post subject: Re: Hog Wild Binary Disk
PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:35 am 
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I met the inventor and posted some information here http://granskas.lt/sergejaus-astuoniuke/ .
Unfortunately it's in Lithuanian. But those translators do wonders :)

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