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 Post subject: How to disassemble skewb and pyraminx ?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2003 10:44 am 
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Hello,

I want to take a look at the inner mechanics of a skewb and a pyraminx (both normal size, no keychain). I found no tips on the web, even at Twisty puzzles no pictures that tell me how to disassemble without breaking the puzzles.

Any tips, any ideas ? Could someone post some pictures ?


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 Post subject: Re: How to disassemble skewb and pyraminx ?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2003 7:01 pm 
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Skewb: give a 1/6 turn of a section so that 2 square pieces are next to one another. One of them can be pried out quite easily; the rest is a piece of cake.

Pyraminx: I only know a partial disassembly. Once again, a 1/6 turn, then remove one of the overhanging edge triangles. Repeat 5 times.


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 Post subject: Re: How to disassemble skewb and pyraminx ?
PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2003 10:44 am 
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Go to www.twistypuzzles.com and then click on "Mechanism Pictures" under the Puzzle Related section.

There is a picture of a Pyraminx (my old clone Pyraminx) and look for the Skewb Diamond on the second page which is the identical mechanism as the Skewb.

Both mechanisms are very similar to each other.


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 Post subject: Re: How to disassemble skewb and pyraminx ?
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You can also "break off" one of the corner pieces of the Pyraminx. Often you can find a corner or two that will easily come off due to inconsistent gluing and then remove the screw if you are going for a more complete disassembly.


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