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 Post subject: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 5:41 am 
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Some of you might remember the Rhombicinx
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=1505
which was later followed by the cleverly named "Identity Crisis":
http://twistypuzzles.com/cgi-bin/puzzle.cgi?pkey=1948
Both puzzles have an dodecahedral axis system and a dodecahedral shape although we are not speaking about the same dodecahedra...

7 months ago (in Berlin) I purchased the raw matrial for the second puzzle which combines two different dodecahedra. The last image might tell you why it took me so long to build this one.
This is an extensions-only transformation!
Edge length: 36mm which equals the Rexahedron.
Weight: 407 grams which is 18 grams more comapred with the rexahedron.
Its name: Curvy Dodecahedron


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 Post subject: Re: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:33 am 
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Ooh, that's different!

Well done.

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 Post subject: Re: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:23 pm 
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Very nice Andreas, a very unusual cut of a DDH.

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 Post subject: Re: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:38 am 
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Awesome puzzle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Only people who have expirience with extensions are knowing this inconceivable craftmanship.

The last (unfinished) picture shows not all extensions you need. I am right?


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 Post subject: Re: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:30 am 
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@Claus: No. That are just the unfinished extensions on the X-pieces.

Please do not expect to much. It turns bad. Maybe I can bring it with me in April.


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 Post subject: Re: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:28 am 
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If the picture shows all extensions you have to cut the edges and corners of the cube a little bit.

In this case it is not a extensions-only mod.


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 Post subject: Re: Just another identity crisis
PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:47 am 
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My fifth image does not show ALL extensions only those on the X-pieces. The other pieces received extensions after this image was made. Maybe this helps:


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