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This puzzle will arrive as a DIY kit, containing just the plastic parts needed to build it. You will need to supply your own screws for assembling, but I will send you a set of stickers separately if you order. Please send me an email to claim your sticker set after ordering.
If you do not want to assemble this puzzle I can sell you a fully assembled, stickered copy directly. Please send me an email if you are interested in this option.
This is the Chimera, a puzzle suggested by twistypuzzles forum member pytlivyj_1 inspired on Tony Fisher's V-Dome. It is half of a 4x4 combined with half of a 6x6. In the solved state it seems like nothing can turn and it really just is a 2x2x2 cube, however as you do a few turns move moves become apparent.
This puzzle really turned out well and the turning is very good.
If you order this model, you will get a DIY kit of the plastic parts needed to make this puzzle. You will need to supply your own screws and springs for assembly. If you send me an email after ordering with your shipping address, I will send you a set of stickers for this puzzle for free.
You can also order an assembled copy of this puzzle from me directly, but this option is more expensive and it will take longer to get your puzzle.
Please contact me at email@example.com if you are interested in a fully assembled and stickered puzzle or would like to claim your free set of stickers. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have.
This puzzle only really has 3 turnable faces. This was achieved by removing the cuts surrounding one corner. An alternative would have been to remove the 5 cuts surrounding a center, which would have essentially resulted in a Pentultimate (with internal parts visible). I decided to stick some gold stickers on the open part since without them it just looked very dark. I think this is nicer. The puzzle is 40mm on an edge. It's quite large so the puzzle on the inside is also nice and large. The hole is about 60mm in diameter.
The rotational movement on this puzzle is very smooth. I have not used springs in this design as that would have required the inner puzzle to become smaller which would have been a shame. The feeling of this puzzle is therefor a little different from other puzzles which do use springs like my Multidodecahedron but it's still very good.
Buying this item will get you a DIY kit of the parts required to build this puzzle. You will need to provide 3 of your own M3 screws to assemble it. If you do not want to assemble your puzzle yourself, I can do so for an additional fee. Contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
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