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 Post subject: new China Gans-2 Cube
PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 8:45 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 9:17 pm 
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I'm suspicious it doesn't turn as nicely as the other cubes. It looks like the corners are knocked off Dayan corners, and the edges are just same-ole edges. In the video, the corner cutting looks forced as well, and unlike most other demonstration videos, the cuber does not display any finger tricks throughout the video, generating questions of its functionality.

Furthermore, 3x3x3 speed has reached a point where it just can't get much better. There's lots of room for improvement in the 4x4x4, however, and I'd like to challenge the cube producers of the world to speed up the 4x4x4 to the level that 3x3x3s are at now. Enough middle-layer-alignment solutions have already been mass produced that it can't be the problem for the lack of corner cutting capabilites.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 9:24 pm 
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Do the edges each have their own springs?...

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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Hmmm... This does look interesting. I will probably get one, even though I agree with Rentlix with the fact that 3x3x3s can't get much better.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2011 1:59 am 
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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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All of these new-fangled 3x3x3 designs are getting ridiculous, gee-wiz. I can't imagine why it should be necessary to have springs inside of the corners and edges. :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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ndgamer4life wrote:
soon the springs will have springs


The springs will have springs? What are you talking about?

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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I really like how novel this is. I'm not sure how it will turn out, but I have to say, I wouldn't have thought of that.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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Yeah i already thinked of sommething like that to put screws an springs in the edges. They just added it just after i did my order lol. But in that way, the inner and the outer of the pieces react diffrently, cause of the spring. I have a friend of mine that was going to buy it, but he want an white 1 lol.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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why springs on edges? its 1 piece and there's nothing to connect it to. plain stupid.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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The corners look like they came from a dollar store cube. Less plastic makes it have a hollow feeling.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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why springs on edges? its 1 piece and there's nothing to connect it to. plain stupid.


No it's an screw and spring, so you can push to outer side of the edges, or the inner, so i think it's affect corner cutting.

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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CadenceCPK wrote:
ndgamer4life wrote:
soon the springs will have springs


The springs will have springs? What are you talking about?



well the edges and corners get springs now, the springs deserve their own springs too

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 Post subject: Re: new China Gans-2 Cube
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ndgamer4life wrote:
well the edges and corners get springs now, the springs deserve their own springs too

Actually the corners don't have springs. They just have screws.

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