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Alternating Cube 3d printed
Alternating Cube 3d printed
Alternating Cube 3d printed

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Alternating Cube

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  • 3D printed in White Strong & Flexible: White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
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Alternating Cube was suggested by Bram Cohen at the Twisty Puzzles Forum as follows: "Hey Oskar, can you design a 2x2x2 which must alternate clockwise and counterclockwise quarter turns?".

For the original prototype, Bram suggested to use the core of Alex Black Hole as a basis. To this, Oskar added the concept of the Enabler Cube. One corner, the "enabler", moves through the core in a CW-CCW fashion. The mechanism inside the core pins one of the corners to the core opposite of the "enabler".

Now, there is a new prototype with a new, improved mechanism. The new prototype has a little switch, which enables either only right-handed turns or only left-handed turns. It switches after every turn.

Watch the YouTube video.
Read at the Shapeways Forum.
Read more at the Twisty Puzzles Forum.

Please order a 3D-printed do-it-yourself puzzle kit from Shapeways at this page (check with Oskar about screws and stickers), or contact Oskar directly if you are interested in obtaining a fully colored, stickered and assembled sample of this puzzle.
What's in the Box
INCM
Alternating Cube
White Strong & Flexible
Width
11.1 cm
Height
6.5 cm
Depth
6.1 cm

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