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Neptune DoDep 3x3x3
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The result of a three year old idea. Although it looks like a 5x5x5 there are only two cuts possible for each axis.

This puzzle is part of a series of 3x3x3s with these conditions:
1. There are two different cutting depths possible.
2. Each of the six sides can have either one or the other depths.
3. Each move is possible everytime.
This results in a series of 10 variants equivalent to the Crazy Plus 3x3x3 with the normal 3x3x3 and the Circle 3x3x3. In most cases they accumulated cuts make them look like a 5x5x5.

Two variants were already implemented yet.
Deep Uniaxial 3x3x3 Cube represents the Venus DoDep
Mercury Uniaxial 3x3x3 was already named according to the series.
Both have their own entries in the museum.
In the meantime the inventor was inspired by another designer's idea that achieved a breakthrough which now allows him to built all parts of the series. The Neptune variant shown here demonstrates this. The numbers on the face pieces denote how many layers of the wannabe-5x5x5 are turned at once on that side.
The puzzle has the same number of permutations as the 5x5x5.

Edge length: 60 mm
Weight: 128 grams



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